A Day For Daisies: New Release 8-7-15

It’s Friday and time for the new release from A Day For Daisies! WooHoo!  I love new release Friday, Don’t You?

For my Design Team card today, I chose a gorgeous mermaid image called, “Chubby Mermaid Three.”  I just adore Tammy’s mermaids, they are always so special.

I colored this stunning image with Copic Markers and decided to make her a shaker card.  The frame is a My Favorite Things Die stamped with their “Romantic” background stamp in Espresso ink.

Chubby Mermaid-wm

To create the background, I applied Y21 and softened with colorless blender.  I then spayed a piece of burlap with 91% Alcohol and applied to image holding down for a count of three, thereby creating texture. My sequins is from Doodlebug’s assorted 12 pack and sealed with some packaging from a stamps set.  I always keep my packaging for techniques and projects that need clear transparency.

Here is a side view of the card so you can see the shaker more clearly.

Shaker-wm

I hope you’ll stop by and see all the other designers cards showing the new release this week at A Day For Daisies.  Also, the Feathers Challenge is still running through Thursday, August 13th at Noon, so we hope you will stop on by the A Day For Daisies Blog and enter.

Please join us on our Facebook Community Page, we’d love to see your cards there too!

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About urrn4u

Hi! I'm Kathy, a Southern Californian native who has lived in the west coast, midwest, northeast and now the southeast. I'm a Registered Nurse who lives for the creation of Art. I am currently on the Design Teams of Cards in Envy, From The Heart Stamps, and Technique Junkies with previous design credits for A Blog Named Hero, A Day For Daisies, Creative Vision, From the Heart Stamps, Open-Minded Crafting, Repeat Impressions Stamps, Sketch Saturday, Send a Smile 4 Kids and Try Stampin' On Tuesday. I've also guest designed for Crafting By Design, Kenny K, The Alley Way, and Simon Says Stamp. I am married 25+ years to a wonderful man and have two very special grown sons, Dan and Matt.

Posted on August 7, 2015, in A Day For Daisies and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 6 Comments.

  1. Gorgeous shaker card!!! Love mermaids and this one is so beautiful 🙂 I like how you made the background with the burlap. Very cool idea. Thanks for the inspiration!! ~Sophia

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  2. Love your card, chubby mermaid more to my taste. The textured background looks great and didnt even realise it was a shaker card at first. The clear is so well attached its impossible to see. As usual a brilliant colouring job.

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  3. beautiful card! And perfectly colored!
    Thanks for playing along in the Design Team Showcase.
    Hugs,
    Natalie
    INKognito

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  4. Fabulous shaker card Kathy. The sequins work perfectly with the beautiful mermaid image. Thank you for joining us at Design Team Showcase for challenge #18. AELx

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