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Mermaid 03

Sometimes, I watercolor a few quarter sheets of watercolor paper (it’s kinda therapeutic to slop watercolors around randomly with no end in mind) and just stash ‘em for a rainy day (or when the mojo goes AWOL). This one made a perfect ocean-like background to just stamp the tail over in a mid-tone green. *fist pump* White emboss a greeting on a scrap strip of vellum and wrap it around.  Add some Clear NUVO drops.


Before I knew what was happening, this card came together in 5. *fist pump* And a sentiment that makes me and m’ fellow mermaids chuckle? WIN!!! Every.Single.Time. ;)




Supplies List:
Essentials by Ellen Clear Stamps, Mermaid’s Tail by Julie Ebersole
Hero Arts Shadow Ink, Mid-Tone Green Hills
VersaMark Ink Pad
My Sweet Petunia Mini MISTI Laser Etched Stamping Tool
Neenah Cardstock, Neenah Heavyweight, Classic Crest Solar White 110 lb, 25 pk
Essentials by Ellen 40 lb. Vellum, 25 pk
Canson XL Watercolor Paper Pad 9×12
Thermoweb Sticky Dot Mini Runner
Hero Arts Embossing Gun
Kuretake Gansai Tambi, 24 Color Set
Hero Arts Embossing Powder, White
Pentel Arts Aquash Water Brush, Large Fine Point (23637)
Tonic Nuvo Crystal Drops, Morning Dew

  1. Love what you created….looks so artsy. Your background is perfect

  2. every. single. time… gorgeous!

  3. love it!!

  4. I love the gorgeous, dreamy background, Julie! Such a eautiful card! Hideko

  5. I can tell you’ve designed something you love to create with. Great job.

  6. LOL, your commentary cracks me up! Fab card and I agree with everything you say. LOVE this tail :-)

  7. Love this card, and a great tip for future blank minds on a card make

  8. nice! very nice, love it.

  9. This is just perfect! Love it so much. :)

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