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Monday, 21 August 2017

Crafty Cardmakers Challenge 194

Our theme this fortnight is Under the Sea/At the Beach.


As you can see, I've gone for the under the sea option here, using an image and paper from the Joanna Sheen/Josephine Wall CDRom Enchanted Dreams. I took the image and a cropped version of the image and combined them in Photoshop Elements, adding some bevels to the images. I completed the effect with a fish embellishment. The paper comes from the CDRom, but I added a mosaic effect to it which I felt lifted the paper a bit. While I love the images on this CDRom, I tend to find the papers rather underwhelming and often a bit drab compared to the gorgeous images. I know, not everyone loves bright, but I like to see a bit more balance between the background and the image.

After printing, I matted the background and image, and added dimension by using sticky pads to adhere to the background.

I hope you can join us this time.

1 comment:

Jac Curran said...

Fabulous card Josephine, love the effects you created and your mosaic effect looks amazing, have a great week xx

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