Salty Kisses and Starfish Wishes

Hello Newton’s Nook fans!  I hope you are all having a great day.  Who is ready for summer?  I know a lot of you are still experiencing the cold climate and probably even have snow on the ground so here’s a little colorful, under-the-sea themed card that will brighten anyone’s day.

For my project today, I am showcasing the Tranquil Tides stamp set and coordinating dies, with the land border dies.

I started out by cutting a mask using Inkadinkado masking paper, and the Land Border dies by Newton’s Nook.  I placed the mask onto my Bristol smooth white card stock, measuring 4 1/4 by 5 1/2 so that I can mask the bottom edge, while I ink-up the top portion of the card.   I used my distress oxide inks to ink up the background.

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I flipped the mask and inked up the bottom portion of my card base with my Antique linen distress oxide ink.  I sprayed my background with water using my distress sprayer and dabbed it with my paper towel.

On another piece of Neenah solar white card stock, I stamped my images using different colorful inks.  I cut the images using the coordinating dies.

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I adhered all of my images onto my colored background.  To finish my design, I stamped the bubbles using the stamp set with a darker blue ink, and added glossy accents to the fishies and the starfish.  Here’s my card:

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I really like how this card turned out!  The glossy accents just made the fishies look a little bit more realistic.

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I just love the sentiment on this card.  I am sure you are all dreaming about the summer now, after seeing this card.

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I hope you like my project today.  The supplies I used are listed and linked below.  Have an amazing day!

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4 thoughts on “Salty Kisses and Starfish Wishes

  1. Hi Maria, I love this card. I love anything critters and ocean. Such s cute card. I live in FL so I’m surrounded by sunshine and beaches. How lucky am I!!! I would like to know if you would share how you created the ocean scene. The underwater effect is beautiful. Thanks in advance.
    Gayle

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    1. Hello Gayle! Lucky you! I’m not really allowed to share some of the products I used but if you really want to see how I made the underwater scene, I have a video on my YouTube channel that I posted several days ago for Paper house and I showed how I created the underwater scene for the shaker card. It’s the same hint I did for this card. Here’s the link if you want to see it: https://youtu.be/WCVu2P3MTjw

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    2. I meant the same “process”I did for this card. I also linked the supplies I used for that video and you will find those in the description box. Thank you so much for commenting and liking the card. You’re the best! 😀

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  2. Hi Maria, thanks so much for sharing❤️ I’m going to watch it right now. I’m happy I found you and now subscribed to your blog.
    Gayle

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