Good Morning everyone, i hope you are keeping cool.
Today im sharing a second seahorse card i made for a friends birthday. Again lots of inks, stamps and stencils in use.
A5 white cardblank which i rounded the corners on. I cut a piece of white card smaller than my cardbase to work on. I first added colour to the panel with oxide inks in tones of green, blue & violet. I then built up with stencils and shell stamps in the same inks. I added glossy accents to some of the circle stenciling to act as bubbles. I inked around the outside edge in distress inks sapphire & black soot.
I then die cut 2 ovals into the middle, I added 2mm foam tape to the back of the main outside panel, 1mm tape to the largest oval frame and then i adhered the middle oval back into place flat. So its like steps going inwards, just to act as a frame and draw the eye into the beautiful seahorse.
I stamped the seahorse onto card inked with yellow/orange oxide inks and cut around him, i gently added some shape to his body and glued him in place with glue gel.
I then die cut the swirly waves and fish from scraps of previously inked card and arranged them around my seahorse.
Chit chat stickers to finish.
A close up of the top half, you can see the oval die cuts better here.
Close up on the bottom. I used the swirls on the spine of the seahorse to stamp the seaweed along the bottom and added in some doodled seaweed with a black fineliner pen too. The chit chat stickers read 'embrace & cherish magical world' - words close to my heart, take time to see the magic in nature everyday. I doodle around them with a white gel pen.
Lavinia Stamps - sebastian seahorse
Chocolate Baroque seashell collage stamps
Circles & mini dots stencils
Waves & fish dies
Distress Oxide inks, wilted violet, twisted citron, salty ocean,
cracked pistachio, squeeshed lemonade,
Purple wink of stella pen
Tim Holtz Chit chat stickers
Thank you for all stopping by once again. I hope you all have a good week. Emma
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