Saturday, July 11, 2020

Oceans of Love

Hello Scrapping Cottage friends! Thanks for taking the time to stop and visit with us today. It's Mary Marsh here bringing you the Saturday edition of the Blog.

We have a brand new release of dies in the online store. This one is all about the sea with Pirates and undersea creatures. There are 14 new whimsical designs and each one is cuter than the next. These cards would be ideal for so many occasions. The DT has been sampling these new dies for a variety of occasions. So check back through the Blog if you need some inspiration.

For my card today, I am featuring the new Jellyfish & Octopus dies and I created a whimsical birthday card for a little boy who is turning 6. So let's get started with some details on how I created my card.

Design Steps:
Since I knew I was created a sea themed  card, I started by selecting my designer paper. I have this sea themed collection and this particular piece just looked like wave movement to me. I thought it would work well for an underwater scene.

Mint Macaron Card Base: 4 3/4" x 5 3/4"
Designer Paper Layer: 4 1/2" x 5 1/2"
Next, I cut my jelly fish in mint macaron and sponged his tentacles in the same shade of ink for a color gradient. The octopus is cut from a fig designer paper. I liked the texture it gave the image.
For my sentiment I decided to use a combo of a die cut + a stamped sentiment. The Sending phrase is from an older CottageCutz die- Sending Hugs.  I cut it in a fig cardstock

Now that all my card elements are cut, I am ready to start card assembly. I attached the jelly fish and octopus with dimensional adhesive to lift off the designer paper and give a bit of depth. Stamped the sentiment in a fig ink 3x using my MISTI tool.

 and attached the Sending Phrase with Ranger multi-medium matte.  

I thought I still needed something on the bottom right corner, so I added some sea greens, star fish and another small fish. These are from the Mermaid die. Attached the image panel to the mint card base and my card is complete. 

That's it for me for this post. See you next Saturday! 

dies I used to create card:



Sukie said...

Such a sweet card! Those sea creatures are adorable!

Pam MacKay said...

Love the background for your sea creatures! Cute card!