Saturday, 18 August 2012

CFC66 - Splish Splash


A while ago, I went through all my stamps and sold a whole big bunch of them at garage sale that our local stamping store hosts twice a year. Before I took everything in, my daughter went through the boxes and 'rescued' a 'few'. In her part of the craft room, I found a whole set of High Hopes sea creatures that I thought were long gone, including this little oyster. (glad they're not!).

I coloured him simply with copics, trying to achieve that iridescence of 'mother of pearl' on the inside of the shell. I made up the sentiment using part of a Papertrey valentine and Lawn Fawn's Harold's Alpha. Finally, I added a half-pearl.

This card is for this week's CASual Friday challenge - to use something you would find in or at the ocean.

22 comments:

  1. This is so cute. Love it. Actually cards are fabulous. Hugs

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  2. Now how cute is that! Love love the pearl Ardyth.

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  3. Your card is adorable - I love the pearl, hugs x x

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  4. Sure cute!!!!!!!!! You did a great job coloring the interior shell! WOW!

    Love the pearl of course :)

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  5. So cute with the pearl accent!

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  6. Love it! The aqua color of the card base really makes me think ocean! Great job with the Copics - it does look like 'mother of pearl'

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  7. You owe your daughter big time! This image is adorable, especially with the pearl bling!!

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  8. Seriously this one cute cute stamp! Yay that your daughter rescued it.

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  9. Thank goodness this stamp set was saved by your daughter! It's adorable and so is this cute card!

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  10. How cute! I love the pearl-perfect touch :) Thanks for joining the fun at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  11. Cute! You did a fabulous job coloring the inside of the shell. What a sweet card.

    I need to go through my stamps too - just need to hunt for a garage sale. :)

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  12. Gorgeous card! I love how you colored the oyster...especially the shadowing underneath.

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  13. Totally WOW factor, Ardyth! So happy she rescued it!

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  14. What an adorable card, and perfect for the challenge!
    Happy stamping :)

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  15. SOOOO cute! I love that little pearl on the side!

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  16. How cute! And this little gem is just what was needed to give the final touch!

    Daen'Ys

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  17. ...and that's why I don't like to part with my stamps - you never know when you might need 'em! You nailed the iridescence, and the sentiment is perfect.

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  18. What a gem of a card! I'm so glad your daughter saved that stamp, and the coloring is fab!

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  19. Super cute! Love how you added that pearl! Perfect touch! Thanks for joining us at CAS-ual Fridays this week! :)

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  20. I love this smiling oyster! Thanks for joining us at CAS-ual Fridays this week :)

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  21. I love your card, Arydth! That pearl is a great touch. Love it. Thanks so much for playing along with us @ CAS-ual Fridays:)

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