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Mermaid by Jennifer Dove

Supplies: P151_Mermaid_JD_800

From Stampendous:

CRP151 Mermaid
SSH57 Jumbo Perfectly Clear Handle
FRM03 Tarnished Mica Fragments
FRM01 Pearlized Mica Fragments
FRG01C Silver Crushed Glass

Plus:

Bazzill Basics Card stock: Bermuda Blue, White card stock
Memento Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko
Copic Markers
Blue Silk Ribbon
Beacon Adhesives Zip Dry Glue

Instructions:

1. Stamp mermaid on white card stock.
2. color with Copic Markers.
3. apply small amount of adhesive to Mermaid’s tail, starting at the top, and carefully place Mica Flakes alternating between dark and light. Make sure and overlap the flakes to give the appearance of scales.
4. Sponge edges, and color interior of space, then mount on blue card stock.
5. Color white card stock to give sprayed watery effect.
6. Scrunch ribbon at the bottom, adhering as you go, full width of card.
7. Add Glitter around card as desired.
8. Insert Mermaid panel under ribbon and secure.

Mermaid Jar by Suzanne Czosek

Supplies: OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

From Stampendous:

CRP151 Mermaid
FREG04 Gold HaloGlitter Mix
FRG07C Steel Blue Glass Glitter

Plus:

Tuxedo Black Memento ink
Copic Markers
white card stock
Shells, small glass stones, fish net, glittery seaweed, resin flower, glass jar

Instructions:

1. Stamp image on white cardstock using Memento.
2. Color with Copics.
3. Accent with crystal halo glitter and Gold halo Glitter.
4. Create strips of cardstock to attach pieces to the bottom and glue down onto the bottom of the jar. Fill bottom with glass stones.
5. Add glitter and crushed glass pieces and fragment to bottom of sea bed.
6. Apply Versamark ink onto shells. Use the tweezers to hold the shell and dip in aged bronze embossing powder. Heat with heat gun and while still hot drop into gold halo glitter.
7. Ink up jar top with versamark ink pad. Heat emboss using aged bronze enamel. While hot add gold halo glitter and melt into top. Add fish net over top. Accent with gold shells and seaweed.