Thursday, July 14, 2022

CTMH Stamp Of The Month - Voices Of The Sea

 I received this month's Stamp Of The Month for Close To My Heart, called Voices of the Sea.  It is a great set!!  I have used tow of the images and two of the sentiments from the set to make these two cards.  I also used cuts from Cricut for the "ships portal/window".  I did the same card w/one in reverse.


This was my first one.  The sentiment was cut out using a stitched tag die cut.  I added pearls around the portal and used some silver "gems" on the four corners of the card.  I used to sea shells, a sea turtle charm and two different types of twine.  For the background on both the paper and the behind the image I used dry chalk to give it more of an ocean look by rubbing it on with an eyeshadow sponge.

Like I said, I basically used the same layout, Ijust flipped it, for my second card.  For this one I used one I used a different sentiment from the set and used a punch to "cut" it out.  I used the Cricut to create the anchor.  I added 3 sea shells and some pearls.  I used the same silver "gems" from the last card on three of the corners.  The round "pearls" on the portal were done using White Opal Liquid Pearls from CTMH.  I used the Clear Shimmer Brush on the fish.   I used the same chalk technique on the paper and behind/around the image as I did on the first card.

Thanks for coming by and taking a look!  :)

Dream Valley Challenges (enter up to 10 challenges) – All Occasions

Use Your Stuff – Mood Board

Paper Funday – ATG W/Opt. AJ Day at the Beach

Aud Sentiments Challenge Blog (5 entries)– ATG w/sentiment

Simon Says stamp Challenges (up to 5 entries) – Make Your Own Background

Double D Challenges – Creatures IN/Under the sea

Allsorts Challenge Blog (max of 3 entries) – animals

Crafty Animals – ATG w/Animal

2crafty critter crazies challenge (Up to 5 entries) – Always anything ‘animals’ goes


Vicki said...

Both of these cards are wonderful! The porthole (awesome die cut) design, stamped images and added embellishments make for a great underwater scene. Overall great design. Thanks for sharing with the Double D, "Under the Sea" Challenge.

Donna Walls said...

The images are lovely and I really like the porthole die cut; it makes a perfect scene! Thanks for entering The Paper Funday Challenge. We love seeing all the wonderful projects.

Diane said...

Awesome design! Thank you for joining our challenge at Double D!
Diane DD DT {Nellies Nest}
{Double D}

Mandy said...

Thank you very much for entering your lovely card into our challenge. The porthole is so different and of course the perfect die cut for this style of image.

Stay healthy, happy, keep crafting and Creating Joy :)

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