Thursday, 10 June 2021

Peek-A-Boo Mermaid Mini Slimline Card


Hello! The Fun Friday Challenge #166 at Your Next Stamp is: "Incorporate water in to your creation - include a water image or use watercoloring". 

This Mini Slimline Card is one that practically made itself. I love it when that happens! I knew exactly what I wanted to do when I saw the theme and pulled out the sweet Happy Days Mermaid stamps, the new Wonky Stitched Ovals and the new Mini Slim Stitched Panel dies. The largest mini slimline die was cut from pretty patterned paper and adhered to my card front. Then I cut out one of the Wonky Stitched Ovals through both layers for a window.

Once the card was finished, I added Glossy Accents to the stamped bubbles and a few on their own and set the card aside to dry overnight. I am terrible at being impatient and smearing Glossy Accents!


When the card is opened you see the entire mermaid, another stitched panel cut from pretty papers and other images from the stamp set. 


I added the mermaid to a folded paper spring, so she bounces a little when you open the card. I will add the video I used to make the springs below ... 


Our challenges always come with 2 ways to win:

#1 – Would you like the chance to win a YNS stamp set? Leave a comment on the Your Next Stamp Blog by June 16, 2021 at midnight EST to be entered in the random drawing. Want more entries in the drawing? Leave comments on YNS’ IG and FB pages too!

#2 – Would you like the chance to win a YNS store e-gift card? Play along with the challenge! Link up your creation at the bottom of the post on the YNS BLOG by June 24, 2021 at midnight EST to be entered in the random drawing to win a $15.00 YNS gift certificate. If your creation contains YNS products and you are the random winner then you receive an extra $5.00. 


Here is a link to the YouTube video I use to create the Paper Spring: MayMay Made It Crafts

For your convenience I have linked many of the products used below. Some may be affiliate links which means if you use these links to purchase I may earn a small commission at NO extra cost to you.

Additional Supplies:
Ohuhu Alcohol markers
blue  card stock
Card size - 3.25 x 6.25, fits in a #8 (sometimes called a 6-3/4" envelope)

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