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Mermaid Kiddo by Suzanne Czosek

Mermaid Kiddo by Suzanne CzosekSupplies:

From Stampendous:
P164 Mermaid Kiddo
DP100 Detail White Embossing Powder
FRG06 Fresh Green Glass Glitter
FRG07 Steel Blue Glass Glitter
GX900 Ultra Fine Crystal Snow Glitter
VM001 Versamark™ Watermark Ink by Tsukineko®

Plus:
Black Archival Ink by Ranger®
Blue & White Cardstock by Bazzill Basics Paper®
Tissue Paper
Key Lime Pie & Jazz Blue Glimmer Mist by Tattered Angels
Watercolor Pencils
Glue Pen
Waterbrush
Ribbon
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives

Instructions:

  1. Cut white cardstock. Spray blue glimmer mist on white cardstock. Let dry.
  2. Spritz Tissue paper with green and blue glimmer mist.
  3. Cut card base from blue cardstock.
  4. Cut white cardstock background.
  5. Stamp bubbles using VersaMark on misted background. Repeat until surface is covered. Heat emboss with white embossing powder.
  6. Tear strips of misted tissue paper. Attach to bottom of bubble background. Repeat until desired. Add strips of green ribbon.
  7. Take glue pen (broad tip) and dab on bottom and sprinkle with green and blue glass glitter.
  8. Stamp mermaid onto white cardstock using black ink. Spray glimmer mist on craft mat.  Pick up color with waterbrush and paint mermaid scales and hair.Use watercolor pencils for shading.
  9. Color skin, shells and seahorse with watercolor pencils.
  10. Accent mermaid with crystal glitter.
  11. Mount white cardstock on card base.
  12. Attach seaweed and bubble background onto white cardstock.
  13. Pop dot mermaid and seahorse and attach to seaweed and bubble background.

 

Mermaid by Lynn Mercurio

Mermaid by Lynn MercurioSupplies:

From Stampendous:
P151 Mermaid
FRG02 Champagne Crushed Glass Glitter
FRC02 Sage Color Fragments
GX900U Ultra Fine Crystal Snow Glitter
MEM01 Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko®

Plus:
Cardstock by Bazill Basics Paper®
Tim Holtz® Mustard Seed & Peeled Paint Distress Ink by Ranger®
Copic® Markers
Patterned Paper by American Crafts
Twine Netting
Cream Pearls
Pearl Brads
Foam Adhesive
Foam Applicator
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives

Instructions:

  1. Make a green card base.
  2. Layer white beneath a layer of Garden Café Patterned paper by American Crafts which was a light blue color with this great white embossed pattern. 
  3. Add Mustard Seed and Peeled Paint inks to the patterned paper. The white resists, leaving a great background for this fanciful mermaid that more closely matched the colors used.
  4. Stamp the Mermaid on whitie card stock and color with Copic Markers.
  5. Draw a base for the Mermaid with a Copic Multiliner pen.
  6. Add glitter, gold glitter glass and some of the Sage Fragments to the base. 
  7. Add lots of texture with Fine Crystal Snow, Champagne Glass Glitter and the Sage colored Fragments.
  8. For a final touch, add a few self-adhesive pearls, jute twine , jute netting, and three pearl brads.