Monday 20 June 2016

Extra Cutieness

Morning all.
I hope you've all had a great weekend.
I'm not usually around on a Monday morning but I'm here today to share a little bit of good news.
Last month I entered my 'Veg Patch' card in the Cutie Pie Challenge and would you believe it, it won, so the lovely girls at Cutie Pie asked if I would guest for this month's reminder post.
This month their theme is -


Anything to do with water is the main idea! So here is my card.

I've had this Whimsey stamp for ages, I picked it up in a bargain bucket, and this is it's first inking.
I know I've said that I should try and escape the C6 format but I do like its simplicity and as I wanted to create a watery background, decided to stay with it!
The background panel was made by inking a piece of linen card with Mermaid Lagoon and Twisted Citron DI, after I had stamped the mermaid where I wanted it. The extra bubbles were created by splattering water over the inked background then rolling a wodge of paper towel to lift off the ink. I also lifted the centers of the stamped ones with a damp paintbrush. The frame of linen card was added on pads then the mermaid was stamped again on smooth white card, coloured with Copics and fussy cut before placing it over the register stamp on foam pad. A few dew drops and the sentiment complete.
OK, that's all from me. Please check out the rest of the Cuties and why not join in.

I'd like to join in over at -

Please grab our logo
Feature a Creature (Hope the water snail counts!)

Take It, Make It Challenge
Get Inky



  1. How adorable is this?! Gorgeous image and great background! Thanks for sharing it with us at Stamping Sensations.


  2. Beautiful card, thanks for joining us as our guest at Cutie Pie Challenge cheers Sue N x

  3. Congratulations on your win and GDT role. This is a fun card, I love the background you have created.
    Crafty hugs

  4. Beautiful card Julie, thanks for joining us as a GDT this month. Sue x

  5. so the bg you have created..image is so so cute..made me smile..

  6. Absolutely gorgeous Julie! Thanks for joining us a GDT this month :)
    Wendy xx

  7. What a little cutie! Thanks for playing along with the Craft Stamper challenge xx

  8. Julie, this is just adorable! I love how you told us how you did the background...I'm going to give it a try! This card is so pretty and cute and thank you so much for joining us as a guest designer this month! Hugs, Gail

  9. My bad...I missed this one and me being a Cutie too...shame on me!! This is such a lovely card Julie, another impressive background and I love how you have done the bubble. Thank you for "guesting" for us this time too xx

  10. So pretty and I love the background you've created, thanks for joining us at the Craft Stamper Challenge, Elizabeth x

  11. Beautiful card. Love the background and the image. Thanks for joining us as guest cutie this month.


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