Thursday, 26 September 2013

Beautiful Mermaid

I had a blast making this one, the beautiful image was a joy to colour with my Promarkers and I had great fun layering fabric and ribbon scraps for the background.
The gorgeous image is a freebie from A Day For Daisies, you'll find it here, if you want to download it for yourself, they have several fabby freebies on the go at the moment.
The background for this card was made by layering torn strips of organza fabric onto some lovely card with a sort of subtle, pearlised oil slick pattern on it.  Next I added some strips of green spider's web and assorted lengths of ribbon, before going wild with dew drops and pearls, finishing with a corner detail made from random bling. 
I'm entering this card in the following challenges -
CRAFT - #226 - Inspired by a Book - The Little Mermaid
Crafting by Designs - Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes
Creative Craft - #19 - Use Ribbon
Bunny Zoe's - Something Blue
Kitty Bee Designs - #8 - Water


  1. Absolutely gorgeous Wendy, what a beautiful image and colours. the ribbons and other embellishments re wonderful, Kate x

  2. stunning card Wendy - love the colours and that background is really amazing xx

  3. What a gorgeous, beautiful card.

  4. This is stunning Wendy...gorgeous.

    luv CHRISSYxx

  5. This is very pretty! The colors are just gorgeous! Thanks so much for playing along with us over on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge !

  6. oh wow so stunning wendy.beautiful image and design and your colouring is fantastic :D

    xx coops xx

  7. Whoa!! This is gorgeous! Love the beautiful blue-green colors and she is absolutely beautiful! Love your card!
    Thanks for joining our water challenge at Kitty Bee Designs,
    Good luck!

  8. Wendy, This is GORGEOUS!
    I love the way her hair came out.
    You colored her beautifully.
    The pretty ribbons, lace and pearls look beautiful.
    I hope that you have a wonderful weekend!
    Hugs, Sheryl

  9. So beautifull.
    Love the colouring and the effect of the scraps. Must try this.
    Thank you for sharing with us at Creative Craft Challenges.

  10. beautiful card thanks so much for joining us at Bunnyzoes this month
    hugs sara x x


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