Tuesday, 28 June 2011


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


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

  2. It's a gorgeous card. Jeanette

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

    DT member

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

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

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

  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!

  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!

  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 ♥

  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.

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

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

    DT Pattie's Creations

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

  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!

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

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

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

  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


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

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


  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!

  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

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

  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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