Apr 27, 2010

Count the Waves

Good evening!

Melanie's new Gifts from the Sea stamp set is just gorgeous, isn't it?  This is a card I made to share during the Release party last week - I just LOVE the colors of this card.  That's GinaK's new Turquoise Sea cardstock paired with Ivory and Tan Leather.  They work well together for "beachy" cards, don't you think?

When I'm trying to go for a softer look with my stamped images, I stamp them in Memento Rich Cocoa ink and shade with Copic markers.  I also added a bit of 'age' to the images and the edges of the card with Ranger's Blending Foams and Distress Old Paper and Tea Dye inks.  It's hard to tell with my photos, but there is a light sparkle to the shells that I added with Diamond Stickles - can't stop using those lately either!

Card Details
Stamps: Gifts from the Sea
Cardstock: GinaK Tan Leather, Turquoise Sea, Ivory, October Afternoon
Ink: Distress; Memento
Other: Blending foam; sewing machine, jute ribbon, copics, stickles, distress tool, spellbinders deckled rectangle and plain rectangle dies; clip, twine

To see even more gorgeous projects with the Gifts from the Sea stamp set, check out the StampTV gallery HERE as well as Melanie's blog too!

Thanks for checking in with me today -


Tina said...

TOTALLY fabulous my friend!!! I LOVE it sooo much better than the one I made that resembles it in color! *smile*

buggin2stamp said...

Gorgeous Jessica!!! I have my new stamps and haven't had time yet to play. :o(

Donna Baker said...

yes! these colors are wonderful together! love this card, Jess


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