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Sunday, June 26, 2011

The Corrosive Challenge #122 - Slippery When Wet

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No, it's not a Bon Jovi CD, it's a new Corrosive Challenge! This week it's all about water! From there, how you interpret that is up to you! I decided to go the mermaid route. Using a fabulous image from this month's sponsor, Stamp Insanity, called Sirene I created a center step card! Isn't she gorgeous? I colored her with a combination of Copics and Prismacolor Art Markers and added glitter to the bauble she is holding and glossy accent to her tail. This was my first time making a center step card, but after watching a quick tutorial and one failed base attempt, I think I got the hang of it. I really liked the end result and have a feeling I'll be producing more at some point. I used plenty of elements relating to water and the ocean. From my wave patterned paper, to my punches, to the pearls - I think I really achieved a "wet" looking card! If you want some more inspiration for challenge #122, be sure to check out the rest of the creations by the design team here.

I have plenty of crafting to do today, but if weather permits I'd love to get the small man outside. First things first, though.... COFFEE! lol

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you'll leave a comment if you like what you see! I love getting them and each one is truly appreciated! Have a wonderful day and happy crafting!

Card Supplies
Images: Sirene (Stamp Insanity)
Ink: printer; Tim Holtz Vintage Photo Distress Ink (Ranger); Copics (E11, E21, E00, E04, E02, E33, E13, E15, R20, R00); Prismacolor Art Markers (124, 192, 141, 143, 198, 45, 194)
Paper: Baja Breeze, Certainly Celery, Not Quite Navy, and Creamy Caramel card stock (Stampin' Up); white card stock (Georgia Pacific); Surf's Up - Blue Waves designer paper (My Mind's Eye)
Accessories: Martha Stewart branch, sand dollar/star fish, seahorse punches and Deco Fan border punch (EK Success); Boundary Waters border punch (Fiskars); Boutique Fleur mulberry paper mini roses (Recollections); Dazzling Diamonds Stampin' Glitter (Stampin' Up); Inkssentials Glossy Accent (Ranger); Cuttlebug D'Vine Swirls and Tiny Bubbles embossing folders (Provocraft); Pearl adhesive pearls (Queen&Co); tulle trim (unknown); string pearls (unknown); glue dots


Imke said...

Regan, this is totally gorgeous. I like the colors and the punched edges looks great. Also the other embellies. Wonderful !

Anne-Marie said...

So beautiful and that colour combo!

Linda Palmer said...

Darling card Regan. Love this mermaid and you made her beautiful!

Ginger said...

Very Beautiful and the embellishments are perfect!

Kim Kelley said...

I honestly don't know what words will describe this card perfectly...well perfect will do! LOL The coloring, the added borders, the glaze, it all just works perfectly! LOVE it Regan!

Teresa said...

Fab U Lous * with finger snaps up in the air first to the right, then the left and back to right again*