Thursday, August 28, 2008

Under The Sea ~ Cute Card Thursday #25

This week's Cute Card Thursday Challenge is "in the water". I just received my stamps from High Hopes. Their new collection is just gorgeous. I knew that I could use a few of them and create an underwater scene that would fit perfectly with this challenge. I wanted to use my Copic markers to make the scene as vivid as possible. I remember the first time I snorkeled. I was astonished by the pure and vivid colors. In total, I used 3 stamps. The mermaid, the turtle and the coral background. I love the background because there are so many incredible details and it is just all there for you in one stamp! I use some stickles on the mermaid and turtle and held myself back from adding them on everything! Both characters are cut out and popped on with some foam dimensionals to give some depth. It is hard to tell with these pics but the turtle's flipper and the mermaid's tail are bent upwards slightly. I just love the effect!

  • Stamps: High Hopes
  • Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
  • Paper: SU! Wild Wasbi & Blue Bayou
  • Coloring: Copic Markers
  • Embellies: Stickles

Thanks for stopping by!


Kelly Schelske said...

WOW!! Awesome job Jeanette!! Fantastic coloring!!

Tanja said...

Wow, Jeanette, this Card is so cute! Great colors!

Hugs Tanja

Andrea, said...

Great card, I love these stamps and your colouring is fab. Thanks for joining in the CCT challenge

Rach said...

OOOOOO this is gorgeous, what a fabulous stamp wish list is getting bigger and bigger!!! Your colouring looks fantastic, I love the added glitter..looks like the sun is shining through the water and is just reflecting off of the turtles back....awesome....Hugs Rachxx

Sandra said...

Hi,gorgeous card,love it,such cut images coloured perfectly,
Sandra x

Bunny-Zoe's Blog said...

Fabulous scene Jeanette, Love your colouring and added sparkles, Hugs, Nikki x

Debbie said...

Wooow Jeanette! Great card and amazing colours. Love the mermaid image and background that you have created.

Michele said...

Beautiful card. The colours really jump out at you.

Jo said...

WOW! another stunner!

Good Morning :)
I would be honoured if you would accept a postion on Sketch Saturdays design team.
Please email me (link on the blog) to let me know which email address you use for blogger so that I can add you to the blog, then you can see the sketches!
Thank you, and welcome aboard,
i'm looking forward to working with you.
Jo xx

COCO said...

congratulation for the design team !!!

Jilli said...

Wow! fantastic card and congratulations on the DT. Jillix

Brocéliane said...

Congrats for the Sketch Saturday DT:) I am so happy for you :)


Andrea said...

Oh wow, what a beautiful card.

Bev said...

Oh my goodness Jeanette, this is just amazing!! Love your colouring, so vibrant.

hugs Bev x

Sammi said...

this is such a bright and fun card... I love your colouring!! Love the image! AWESOME!!

Crissy Armstrong said...

I will have to try that bending of the flippers technique! lol that is rather cute! I love the sparkle and vibrant colors in this. Great job using these stamps!


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