Under The Sea

Hello everyone! I spent my morning playing with Hunkydory 50 Shades of Mirri-Ombre cardstock. There are so many uses, but here’s just one:

I used the wood panel paper from Seaside Paper Pack and made a porthole by using copper Mirri-Ombre cardstock and nesting circles from 8 Circles And Scallops Cutting Dies. I used a 1/4″ hole punch to make porthole rivets and the Seahorse Cutting die cut from orange/yellow Mirri-Ombre cardstock. A simple greeting from Heartfelt Greetings Stamp Set did the trick. I die cut seaweed from purple/aqua cardstock and added some green and blue Party Time sequins for sparkle!

The Under The Sea Clear Stamp Set is filled with adorable sea creatures that I colored with Spectrum Noir™ ColourBlend™ Pencils-Naturals. To continue my Under the Sea theme I added drops of Crystal Lacquer. Once dry I think they look just like water drops!

For the card background I used the surfaces of blue and green inkpads from Rain Forest Pigment Ink Pads and a strip of scrap paper with a torn edge. I placed the torn edge along the card top and applied blue ink with a swirl motion and then placed the torn edge along the bottom of the card and used a moss green ink pad.

That’s all for today! Don’t miss our Week Of Webisodes featuring paper crafts from Hunkydory all week long!

Thanks for stopping by and happy crafting!

LeNae Gerig

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5 responses to “Under The Sea”

  1. Valerie Breingan says:

    Wow gorgeous texture.Im in awwww.

  2. Cynthia S says:

    I’ll be checking out the Mirri-Ombre cardstock…your seahorse card is beautiful!

  3. Becca Sadler says:

    Both cards are super cool! and super cute!

  4. Patricia Ladd says:

    I love the bright colors in the seahorse card. Thanks for sharing how you made the background in the second card. It turned out very well.

  5. Carol Jones says:

    I love both of these cards! Especially the first one because I just got that seahorse die. What a great idea to make the porthole. I’m going to copy your card LeNae, it’s wonderful! Thanks so much for the inspiration.

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