Hi Crafty Friends,
Today I am sharing a beach themed card with you all today. This card was inspired by the pop-up shell die which I found very cheap late last year when I was shopping with a friend.
For the front of my card I used Fun Stampers Journey Sparkle Mermaid Tail die set. This is a pretty large die which take up the majority of the card. I wanted to use my Hero Arts Coloring Waves stamps set which I had been wanting for ages and when I finally was able to purchase it left it sitting on my desk for ages ... it's how it goes right! Anyway this stamp set also comes with a sand stamp, but as the mermaid's tail so was big I decided not to use that for this card. Maybe next time I will make a Slimline card, but as I have been making so many of those lately I decided to take a break.
I used MFT Stamps Mini Cloud Stencil for the sky area and added a mermaid sentiment using stamps from Honey Bee Stamps Mermaid Song stamp set.
For the inside of my card I created a pop-up card using Create and Craft's Pop-up Template from The Sea Siren Collection. As I mentioned above, this die was just too cheap to not purchase and as I love pop-up cards it wasn't hard to decide to add it to my stash. I die cut the pop-up shell into a white card panel and then used the same distress oxide inks I used on the side panels.
For the side panels I used Whimsy Stamps Seashell Background stamp. I white embossed the background onto white cardstock and then blended Distress Oxide inks in Cracked Pistachio and Broken China.
To finish off the card I added the "Let's Shellabrate" sentiment from Honey Bee Stamps Mermaid Song stamp set and the Happy Birthday sentiment from a Uniquely Creative stamp set. I die cut both sentiments using banner dies from Honey Bee Stamps Banner Builder die set.
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The Sea Siren Collection Pop-Up Template die (Shell) - Create and Craft