Feb 15 2013

By the Tide 2

I promised yesterday that I would show you the original card I made for Create with Connie and Mary's Thursday Challenge.  I switched it out to the Bloomin' Marvelous flower one you saw HERE.  Now…tell me…which do you like better?  If you are with me, I liked the flower one.  But, this one also has some appeal, so thought I'd share!



Here are the details!

  1. The base card is 4 1/4 x 11 of Midnight Muse cardstock, folded in half.
  2. A layer of 4 x 5 1/4 Very Vanilla was stamped along the bottom with the Fan Coral from By the Tide stamp set in Crumb Cake Ink.  I also sponged a little Crumb Cake along the bottom for the floor of the sea.
  3. Along the right is a 1 1/2 x 5 1/4 strip of Comfort Cafe Designer Paper. 
  4. I hid the seam with some Midnight Muse Stitched Ribbon.
  5. The Pool Party Core'dinations Paper was embossed with the Fancy Fan folder and sanded.  (I had a bunch of these 2 1/2" circles left over from another project!)
  6. I stamped the fish with Soft Suede Ink on Very Vanilla, then sponged some Cajun Craze, Summer Starfruit and Soft Suede inks on him.  The eye is highlighted with a White Gel Pen.  He is cut out and popped up with Stampin' Dimensionals and placed on the Pool Party circle.
  7. I used an assortment of Pearl sizes for the bubbles.
  8. Thinking of You from A Little Greeting stamp set was stamped with Midnight Muse on a 1/2" strip of Sahara Sand.
  9. The Midnight Muse Stitched Ribbon bow was tied and then a Neutral Glimmer Brad added to the center.


Enjoy!  The weekend countdown has begun.  I'm having some stampers over tomorrow for my Pop-up Posies Class!  Should be fun!

4 People have left comments on this post

Feb 15, 2013 - 10:02:38
Laura said:

Connie, I love BOTH of your cards!! They are each gorgeous in their own way!

Feb 15, 2013 - 04:02:41
Sue Duffy said:

Love this, Connie.  TFS  I will have to make one as a sample.

Feb 15, 2013 - 09:02:46
Zena said:

Connie You have captured a male and female version for this challenge. This one today would make a great male card. I love them both equally.
Thanks for sharing and I will definately be CASING.

Feb 16, 2013 - 12:02:48
Carol Carriveau said:

Yet another fabulous creation with this set…I'm more excited now as I have some wonderful ideas on how to make a fabulous card!  TFS!