Thursday, 4 September 2014

Let's Shell-Ebrate!

Hi Peeps!

I played with my newish Paper Smooches- Party Posse stamp set yesterday. Paper Smooches is a new company to me and I just love their quirky, cute images. So here is the card:
Water colouring effect is a hit at the moment so I thought I would give that a try too. I used Memento inks in Dandelion and Bamboo Leaves, Brilliance ink in Pearlescent Sky Blue, with a little water to create the watercolour look background. The pearlescent ink is brilliant. It gives a subtle shine to the background which my photos here just do not do justice. Trust me, it does look pretty in real life!
I also love this sentiment- "Let's Shell-Ebrate" which comes with the stamp set. It's a fun saying! ^_^ I coloured the little turtle with Copic Ciao marker pens, fussy cut and adhered it on card with foam pads.
Green coloured cotton thread, white sequins and crystal Stickles glitter glue were added to embellish the card. At the last minute I decided to add some Glossy Accents on the turtle's toes. This makes it look like the turtle is wearing nail varnish! Ha ha! ^_^

I am entering this card in this week's Paper Smooches Sparks Challenge Blog: Anything Goes.
Also, I am taking this card over to the Sketch Saturday Challenge Week #325 where there is a choice of sketches to play with. I chose sketch #283 below for my layout.
I love this card. Or maybe I should say I started to love the "white spaces" on the card. Maybe I can do CAS (clean and simple) cards too?! Hooray!!  Thanks for stopping by and I hope you like the card too!


  1. Hey Julie!! You did an amazing job to me. I love the watercoloring and I love your little turtle. The twine and the sequins brings the card together. Nicely done.

  2. Beautiful card Julie, love the image and the sequins you have added look lovely.
    hugs Jacee
    Simply Paper Card Design

  3. This is so, so cute! The watercoloring and sequins are the perfect details for you card!

    Thanks for joining us this week at Paper Smooches Sparks!

  4. I love how you used the watercolors here! It's just lovely in every way!


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