Tuesday, 28 June 2011

Mermaid

It's been a while since I managed to join in with a Pattie's Creation challenge and just had to when I saw the cute photo of Pattie's Grand-daughters who looked like mermaids in bright orange lifejackets! So I've used the mermaid image, coloured her with Promarkers and I've added a few bubbles of glitter glue.

All the papers I found in my box of left overs and are a mix of Funky Hand and Polkadoodles. The image has been layered onto some pearlescent paper which was a recent generous donation from Lynsey!

The ribbon and flowers and brads are all from my stash and I was glad to be able to use some of the orange brads as I seem to have quite a few left from a mixed pack! I've used the Sweet Stop Sketch for inspiration:

I'd like to enter my card into the following challenges:

Crazy Challenge: Beautiful Women

My Partner In Crafting Crime: Beach Theme

Pollycraft Challenge: Water Theme

Corrosive Challenges: Slippery When Wet

Sparkles Forum: At The Beach

Getting Cricky: Summer Theme (Rebecca 'Crafting Misfit' sent me!)


  • Image: Pattie's Creations, coloured with Promarkers
  • Papers: Mixture from Funky Hand and Polkadoodles
  • Everything else: My stash

24 comments:

  1. oh she is wonderful! wouldn't you love to see her pop out of the waters one day?! :)

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  2. It's a gorgeous card. Jeanette

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  3. Ruth! Great job with Mermaid Pattieboop! Love those green background papers! Thanks for joining us at Pattie's Creations Design Challenge!

    Cleota
    DT member

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  4. Pretty, pretty card! Love that pop of orange you added too.
    Lynn

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  5. Fabulous card, thank you for joining us at SFC this time, hope you will join us again good luck xx

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  6. Beautiful card ! Thanks for joining us at The Corrosive Challenge this week.

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  7. Gorgeous summer card! Thank you for joining us at My Partner in Crafting Crime-I hope to see you again in September after our summer holidays! Elaine DT xxx p.s I have candy!

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  8. Great colors and coloring of the Mermaid image!
    Thanks for playing in our 'Summertime - Photo Inspiration' Challenge #24!
    ♥ Sandi
    DT Coordinator for Pattie's Creations Challenge!
    and Pattie's shop
    Home of Pattieboop and Allie!

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  9. WOW! I just love what you did with my Mermaid Pattieboop image. Thanks for coming back and joining us at Pattie's Creations.

    hugs ♥

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  10. So pretty! Awesome image and coloring job. The flower embellishment is perfect. Great take on the sketch. Thanks for playing along with us at The Sweet Stop.

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  11. What a fun and colorful take on the sketch! Thanks for playing along.

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  12. Love your card!! Pattieboop looks awesome!! Thanks for playing in our challenge at Patties Creations!!

    Melody,
    DT Pattie's Creations

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  13. So darling! Thank you for joining us over at the Corrosive Challenge Blog!

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  14. Congrats on being picked as TOP 3 at our challenge. Please grab 'Allie's Top 3 Badge' (the Blue one) and place on your sidebar to be eligible for our monthly draw on July 31st.
    ♥ Sandi
    DT Coordinator for Pattie's Creations Challenge!

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  15. Great card, lovely mermaid! Thanks for taking part in the SFC xx

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  16. Sorry for late to comment.
    Ruth: This is so cute! Love the green colour.
    Thanks for sharing it. ~darling Ho~CCH-DT

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  17. Really love the colour combo you used! Thanks so much for joining us at My Partner in Crafting Crime's Beach Challenge! Robin

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  18. Great use of all the green papers with the image!

    You should enter this over at Getting Cricky for the Summer Fun challenge!
    Tell her I (Rebecca "Crafting Misfit) sent you! http://www.gettingcricky.com/2011/07/if-life-aint-perfect-you-aint-livin.html

    Rebecca
    craftingmisfit.blogspot.com

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  19. very nice.. that mermaid is cute!!


    thanks for playing along with us at Getting Cricky's Simply Sunday Challenge!


    Kathy
    http://scrappingfelkatz.blogspot.com

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  20. This is beautiful; your coloring is amazing! Precious little image too!
    Thank you SO much for playing along in my Simply Sunday Challenge!

    Big Cricky Hugs,
    K Andrew
    See My Stamps!

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  21. This is very pretty, great job. Good Luck!
    Thank you for playing our Simply Sunday Challenge at Getting Cricky.
    Hugs :),
    Kathy - Getting Cricky DTM
    http://the3esblog.blogspot.com

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  22. Great job on your card :) I love the mermaid stamp! TFS and joining us at Getting Cricky this week too.
    ~Hugs~
    Becky - Getting Cricky DTM
    www.squirlygirlcreations.blogspot.com

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  23. Such a pretty card!! Love the image and your color combination!! :)

    Thanks so much for joining the Summertime FUN at Getting Cricky with K Andrew!! Hope you'll join us again this week!! :)

    Amy :) at www.lovetocrop.com
    Getting Cricky DTM

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