Stampin’ Up Magical Mermaid

Good Thursday morning my fellow stampers. We’ve made it over the half way point of the week.  Can you believe it’s the end of January already?  This is the quickest January has ever gone by for me.  Anyone making plans for the weekend?

For today’s card I was able to join in with 3 challenges.  The first is Fab Friday Sketch Challenge # 155.  Be sure to stop by Fab Friday and see all the amazing projects and to play along.  Here is their sketch.

The next one I played along with is “Just Us Girls” Color Challenge #471.  Be sure to stop by “Just Us Girls” to play along and see all the beautiful projects made.  Here are their colors.

The last one I played along with is TGIF Inspiration Challenge # 195.  You want to be sure to stop by TGIF to see how everyone was inspired and to play along with them. Here is their Inspiration.

Here is what I came up with for all 3 challenges.  Take a look.

I started with a Balmy Blue card front and stamped the sand/shells in Sahara Sand Ink and the bubbles In Balmy Blue Ink from the Stampin’ Up Magical Mermaid stamp set on it.  I then took a panel of Soft Sea Foam and stamped the seaweed multiple times, using my Stamparatus, across it.  I colored some of the seaweed in with my Soft Sea Foam Stampin’ Write Marker.  I then ran it through my Big Shot using the Seaside Textured Impressions Embossing Folder.  Using Multipurpose Liquid Glue I adhered the Soft Sea Foam panel to the card front.

On a piece of Shimmery White cardstock I stamped the mermaid from the Magical Mermaid stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.  I colored the mermaid in using my Light Calypso Coral, Light Highland Heather, Ivory, Light Mint Macaron, Light Pool Party and Light Soft Sea Foam Stampin’ Blends Markers.  The Shimmery White paper gave the mermaid a really pretty shimmer after it was colored.  I fussy cut the mermaid and  adhered her to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a strip of Shimmery White cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Magical Mermaid stamp set in Balmy Blue Ink.  Using my Triple Banner Punch I made it into a banner and adhered it to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I adhered the card front to a Balmy Blue card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On the inside I stamped the sand/shells from the Magical Mermaid stamp set in Sahara Sand Ink on the bottom of a Whisper White panel.  I stamped the seaweed from the same stamp set in Soft Sea Foam Ink on both sides of the panel.  I stamped the mermaid silhouette in Highland Heather Ink stamping off twice to get a light image.  I stamped the sentiment from the same stamp set in Balmy Blue Ink over the mermaid silhouette.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to the inside of the Balmy Blue card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the mermaid from the Magical Mermaid stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on the envelope front.  I colored her in the same as I did for the card.  I stamped the mermaid silhouette on the envelope flap in Highland Heather Ink stamping off twice then stamped the bubbles in Balmy Blue Ink.

Thank you so much for stopping by my blog today.  I hope you liked my card today and will give it a try.  This is a great birthday card for a little girl.  Happy Stamping.

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Happy Stamping, Karen!

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Balmy Blue Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″),      4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front)
  • Soft Sea Foam Cardstock 2 3/4″ X 4 1/4″ (artwork panel)
  • Shimmer White Cardstock 1″ X 2 1/4″ (sentiment banner), piece for mermaid
  • Whisper White Cardstock 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)

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Product List

Glue Dots

$5.25

Big Shot

$110.00

Stamparatus

$49.00

12 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up Magical Mermaid

  1. Karen, I think it’s a wonderful card for a big girl too! I’ve only used this set once I think. You have inspired me to get it out. I love the colors you chose.

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