I decided to go for a nice quick alcohol ink background to create a sea-like feel for the fun stamp and die sets from Catherine Pooler’s Unsinkable Collection.
I live in a coastal port town and I love the sea themed stamp sets. They always get a lot of use in my crafting projects.
For the background, I used Yupo paper and I just pulled out several shades of blue, blue-green, and one purple and dripped them on, added a generous squirt of alcohol ink blending solution and rolled the paper around until I got a background that I thought was pretty! I let this dry while I stamped and die cut the images.
I love this sentiment! It’s so TRUE! The most relaxing thing I can do for an hour is to sit by the sound or the bay and clear my mind. Just listening to the water and the birds takes all the stress away.
I used some of my Hero Arts ink cubes for the stamping and added some Clear Sparkle on top of the images. I love sparkle or metallic on a card. Just a little to catch your eye and draw attention to the focal points.
This Under The Sea stamp set has several fun layered shell images and the coral die cuts are truly fantastic for the extra little texture or dimension for your card.
Paper scraps, sequins and bubbles, and twine complete my card.
They layout was inspired by this week’s Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge and we would love to have you join us for this challenge!
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