Hello Friends! It's my turn to share a Pick of the Week over on The House That Stamps Built, and I decided to go with a sea themed card.
I'm one of those crafters that likes to work ahead and get all my projects for the coming month done in advance. I had already created and uploaded my RI card for the "Anything Goes" the end of this month when Wendy posted my name for a POTW. On that card I did some embossing with a stencil that was a lot of fun so I thought: "why not do a repeat of that technique for my POTW and include a mini tutorial?" So..... if you want to see the original version that inspired today's post, you'll have to come back on the 28th of August!
For step by step instructions and a coupon code for the stamps I used on today's creation: Visit today's post on Repeat Impressions Blog.
Supplies and Tools:
- Repeat Impressions Stamps:
- Canson Mixed Media Paper
- Prismacolor Pencils
- Ultramarine Blue and Lime Green Color Burst (Ken Oliver)
- Versamark Watermark Ink
- Ultra Thick Embossing Enamel (Ranger)
- Blizzard Baked Texture (Seth Apter)
- Salty Ocean and Twisted Citron Distress Oxide (Ranger)
- Thinking of you die (Stamplorations)
- Dotted Ovals Die (Sizzix)
- Faber Castell Mix and Match Stencils
Krafty Chicks - Embossing
Time Out challenge - Relaxation
(a trip to the seashore is always relaxing)
Just Add Ink - Add "C" (crab)
Dies R Us - Bright Colors (Sizzix die)
Make My Monday - Friendship
This just blew me away! Totally over the top gorgeous. I love the extra texture you get with the UTEE.
Beautiful colours! Thank you for joining us at TIME OUT!
Wow, what a fabulous card. I really love your images and the bright and cheery colors. Thanks so much for playing along at Time Out.
The shine is what really impresses me with your technique. This is so pretty!
I also like to work a little ahead. I do well with deadlines, but not too much pressure. Have a good day!
Awesome background on this gorgeous card! I'm so glad you joined our "Bright Colors" challenge at Dies R Us!
cool use of the embossing, really love the coloring of the seahorse!
Absolutely gorgeous! Love the vivid colors and the embossing is wonderful here. Thank you for playing in my Friendship challenge at Make My Monday! Hope you can join us again soon.
What an gorgeous card, fabulous colouring too! Thank you for joining us at Make My Monday challenge, hugs XoX Alli C - DT
Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at KCC, good luck!!! Amy DT
Love it! This has so many lovely details and your crab is perfect for this weeks Just Add Ink “C” challenge.
Ohh I love all your glossy elements. The embossing idea is a great one. Chantell Just Add Ink
This is FABULOUS Esther! Love all the bright colors ... entire scene is awesome! Thanks so much for joining in the fun at our Dies R Us challenge! Good Luck and we hope you’ll come back often.
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A gorgeous colourful card. Thanks for joining us at Make My Monday. Caz DT.
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