Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Birthday Mermaid

Whew!! I am back for ONE more post today!! Can you tell that I am REALLY enjoying having a day off?? I miss creating everyday, but it is nice to know that when I have a day off, I still feel like playing!

I had this Fred She Said image already printed off and she was screaming for me to pretty her up!! I colored her skin and hair with Prismas/Gamsol. But, I wanted to play with something different too. I seem to be always grabbing for the Prismas lately and my other fun things are feeling neglected. So, I colored her tail in with purple, blue and lime Stickles. I just randomly put blobs of the three colors down and then blended them around with a paintbrush. For the fins, I colored directly from the bottle with the blue and lime. For her bodice, I pulled out my Glaze pens and colored it purple. While it was tacky, I took the pen and stippled into the glaze to create a textured look. Finally, I colored the star in her hair with yellow Stickles. Hard to get a photo of the bodice, tail and fins, but here is a closeup that might help see the sparkle and texture.

For the card, I embossed the background, leaving about 1.5" at the bottom to stamp and emboss the sentiment. Tied a ribbon around to cover the line and then layered it onto a white card. Added Emma with pop dots.

Materials: PAPER: WorldWin Papers STAMPS: Emma the Mermaid (Fred She Said) INK: Versamark (Tsukineko) White embossing powder (Ranger) OTHER: Prismas/Gamsol, Stickles-lime, purple, blue, yellow (Ranger), Glaze pens (Sakura), Tiny Bubbles embossing folder (ProvoCraft), Ribbon, Pop Dots

Thanks for stopping by again today! Have a creatively wonderful evening!

9 comments:

Maria Matter said...

Wowzer, Robin, I love, love, love this!!!!
So glad you had off today! :)
Blessings, Maria

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LORi said...

Wonderful!! Aren't you just crazy for little Emma!!!
Love how ya "blinged" her out!!!

Tracey Lynn 'Fred' Miller said...

Cool! That is the blingiest! I must show Emma :)

Debby said...

Hey busy lady! Something for you on my blog!

Shar said...

Love your little mermaid and her bubblicious background!

~Michelle~ said...

she is simply adorable! Love her bling & bubbles!! :)

Donna said...

Wow Robin, that is one sparkly mermaid, fabulous job on Emma and the bubbly background goes so well with it too. Thanks for the idea.
hugs
Donna xx

tina said...

This came out ABSOLUTELY fabulous, Robin! You go, girl!