Monday, 20 August 2012

Down to Earth (with a bump)

What a busy weekend! Had a lovely time over on Ali's Island on Saturday with the troops and the sun shone all day so it was fab. It was funny getting the last ferry home and knowing that that was the island cut off for another day (unless of course you wanted to swim off...)

Anyway, this seems like an appropriate time to share this card (see what I did there....). This is one of the new releases from Funky Kits called Under the Sea and this is the first time since I bought all four of them that I've actually managed to use one! Watch out for the other three making an appearance very soon.

I may have gone slighly OTT with the pearls but I love them and I'm really pleased with this card too.

Challenges I'd like to enter
OLLCB - All at Sea (I'm hoping a mermaid counts)

Under the Sea, Funky Kits coloured with Promarkers and Copics
Sentiment, Stampin' Up!
 Cardstock/Paper - from stash
Embellishments - Pearls and mesh from stash
Tools -  Cheery Lynn Corner Die, Cuttlebug

Thanks for dropping by today. I'm off to sort through some stuff that my lovely friend Lorraine gave to me and then maybe even do a spot of crafting. 

Hugs. Susan xxx


Basslady said...

this is such a darling card!

very cute and adorable!

hugs and kisses from germany,
silvi xoxo

tilly's crafts said...

gorgeous card Susan, love the image and the pearls all look great!
Kim x

Andrea said...

FABulous card! I love the patterned paper you used, it looks like bubbles. Great image and coloring. I found you at MIM.

sue - bearhouse said...

This is gorgeous Susan. I love the image and you have coloured her so beautifully. The way you have added the pearls looks really effective

Hugs Sue

Fiona said...

gorgeous card the colours too and those pearls are just a perfect addition...hope this is on FB too!!


Sandra said...

I remember someone saying she didn't like mermaids!
She's obviously converted you as this is lovely.
S xx

Alyce said...

Gorgeous Susan! Love the image and all of those pearls are such a beautiful touch :)

Anonymous said...

What a wonderful card! I just love all the pearls, they are just so fun!

Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week.

Love Mickaela

Bea und Doreen said...

adorable card. The image is so sweet. Love it
Doreen xx

~ Ali ~ said...

Stunning Creation!!!

ali x

Lisa M said...

You can never have too much bling, but I love that you used the pearls in varying sizes to represent the bubbles...that's fantastic. Gorgeous card all around. :)

Thank you so much for taking the time to link up your talent and creative ideas with us at Make It Monday!
Happy Crafting...
Lisa xx

Wendi said...

Wow what a beautiful card and the pearls are a perfect finish to your card
Thank you so much for sharing with us at ooh la la this week

Tamie said...

The pearls look like bubbles! Love you image too. Saw you at MIM. TFS!!

xxxtglxxx said...

This is so beautiful! :) These new mermaids are just adorable :)



Jo Grason said...

gorgeous card, thanks for sharing it with us at Ooh La La, good luck
Jo xxx

Birgit said...

Love the pearls and that corner punch! This is a great card and love the shading on her mermaid body. I saw this on MIM

Julia said...

I saw your beautiful creation on Make It Monday and had to visit and take a closer look. Gorgeous! TFS!
My entries are: #165, #189, #217, #227 and #228.
I would love to have you visit my blog!

Nicki-twinklebug said...

Love the colors and your dp is perfect with the image!! Saw this on MIM.

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