Wednesday, May 31, 2023

My MerMay Card

Hello Crafty Friends! It's Laurie here! I am sharing My MerMay Card using the Mermaid Set by Paper Nest Dolls for my Design Team Inspiration Card. This Set comes with 12 digital stamps, and I use 3 of them on my card.

The Details of My Card

For my card, I decided to create an underwater scene using the Under the Sea Slimline Designer Paper by Whimsy. Once I decided which sheet of paper to use, I coloured my mermaids with my Copic markers in different colours to match my paper,

I die cut the Whimsy Bubbles in a lighter blue designer paper to make them stand out from the background and highlight my mermaids. Then I placed my mermaids so that they each centered on the circles with the one sitting on the rock overlapping the sentiment. The sentiment was sitting on my desk leftover from another mermaid card. Crumb Cake ink was brushed over the sentiment to give it a sandy feel.

Next, I added real shells in the bottom corners on top of some pink and green vellum die cut seaweed. A silver seahorse charm was added to the sentiment using my Flush Wire Cutter to cut off the loops on the charm to make it lie flat. Tip: use Glossy Accents to create a strong adhesive hold for shells and charm.

I added a scattering of clear bubble embellishments to mimic air bubbles in the water and add dimension.

Clear Wink of Stella was added to the mermaids’ tails and starfish to give them a subtle shimmer and Glossy Accents to the pearl and braid tie for the Green Mermaid. 


Copic Markers:

Mermaid in Pink
Skin: E000/E00/E21/E11/E04/R20
Hair: E25/YR24/Y38/Y35
Outfit: R85/R83/R81
Pearl: R83/R81/0/ Glossy Accents
Pearl Bed: R81/0
Shell: E15/E13/E11
Flower: R85/R83/YR24

Mermaid in Purple
Skin: E000/E00/E21/E11/E04/R20
Hair: W9/W7/W5/W3
Outfit: V17/V15/V12
Rock: E47/E44/E43/E41
Shell: E15/E13/E11

Mermaid in Green
Skin: E000/E00/E21/E11/E04/R20
Hair: E49/E47/E44/E43/E42
Outfit: YG67/YG63/YG03
Starfish: YR18/YR04/Y38/Y35


Card Recipe for My MerMay Card:

Mermaid Set, Paper Nest Dolls
Paper Basics - Stamper's Select White Cardstock, Papertrey Ink
Rosealea Mermaid And Sentiment Bundle, Conie Fong Art & Design
Under the Sea Slimline Designer Paper, Whimsy Stamps
Perennial Essence Vellum Cardstock, Stampin’ Up!
Foil Designer Paper 12” x 12”, Craft, Dollar Store
Build an Ocean Die Set, Whimsy Stamps
Slimline Connected Bubbles Dis, Whimsy Stamps
Spring Blooms Embellishments, The Robin’s Nest
Seahorse Charm, Bead Landing
Shells from Dollar Store 
Crumb Cake Ink Pad, Stampin' Up!
Blending Brushes, Stampin' Up!
Clear Wink of Stella, Stampin’ Up!
Glossy Accents, Ranger
Flush Wire Cutter
Cucumber Crush Card Stock, Stampin’ Up!

Finished card size: 8 ¾” x 3 ¾”


Hope you like my Design Team card using
Mermaid Set by Paper Nest Dolls!

Thank you for stopping by!


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