Hi Stampers. I have a fun technique to share with you today. You may have seen this on my FB Live video a few weeks ago. The background is made using the plastic wrap smoosh technique.
This fun card starts with a Coastal Cabana card base, 8-1/2″ x 5-1/2″, scored at 4-1/4″. Using the Magical Mermaid stamp set, I stamped the mermaid onto a scrap of Whisper White CS and colored with the Stampin’ Blends. This piece is fairly easy to fussy cut with paper snips, but I chose to use my Brother Scan N Cut machine.
This awesome look to the background is created by applying the ink to the Whisper White CS using a plastic baggie. For the sentiment, I inked the stamp using Stampin’ Write Markers before stamping it onto the background layer. The layer is then attached to the card base using snail adhesive.
Stampin’ Tip: I mounted the sentiment stamp onto the clear block and then placed it stamp side up on the table and used the brush end of the stampin’ write markers to apply ink. This allows me to color the different words, different colors.
After coloring the Magical Mermaid with the Stampin’ Blends, I covered it with Wink of Stella, this gave it some beautiful sparkle! Next, I attached it to the card front using stampin’ dimensionals.
I decorated the inside of the card to coordinate with the outside. The sand stamp is super cute – it has little sea shells and critters in the sand.
Stampin’ Tip: I stamped the sand first and then covered it up with some scrap paper before stamping the sea weed. This allowed me to stamp the seaweed in different heights.
The card is now ready to be mailed off to someone with a birthday to bring a smile to their face!
These are the measurements:
- Coastal Cabana CS: 8-1/2″ x 5-1/2″, scored at 4-1/4″
- Whisper White CS: 5-1/4″ x 4″ (2); approx. 4-1/2″ x 2-1/4″
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