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Wednesday, 21 March 2012

Have a Whale of a time!


Here's a card I was having a play with today.  

I started having some fun with the whale from Fox and Friends stamping him first in Tempting Turquoise then straight into Pacific Point before stamping him on Whisper White.  I then masked him and using a stencil scrap from Swirls and Scribbles Sizzlit, I sponged both Tempting Turquoise and Pacific Point to create a splashy background.  

The background cards are also scraps in both colours.  Stamped the border stamp from Fresh Vintage in Pacific Point onto the Tempting Turquoise card and the jumbled Birthday stamp from Happiest Birthday Wishes in Pacific Point onto the same coloured card stock.  I used a White Gel Pen to make some faux stitching.

The sentiment is also from Happiest Birthday Wishes and is stamped in Pacific Point and punched out using the Modern Label Punch.  It just fits without the exclamation mark. 

Here's how I finished off the inside -


I repeated the process of stamping the whales in both colours along some Whisper White card and using the 2 3/8" Scallop Circle Punch I made a choppy wave effect along the top.  Whale was die cut with the Timeless Type Junior Alphabet.  I cut out the word in both colours then snipped a wavy edge and attached the Tempting Turquoise onto the Pacific Point letters.  The rest was handwritten with the White Gel Pen. 

As I've used masking I'm going to pop this into Less is More

Thanks for stopping in by.  Hope it's sunny where you are.  We are having a lovely day in Aberdeen.  

Remember still time to place an order for the Sale-A-Bration freebies which finishes at the end of this month.  Also still time to join my Stampers 6 starting in April.  There will be another fab promotion in April. Lots more exciting things to come in the next few months too! 


Supplies used
All Stampin' Up!

Card - Crumb cake, Whisper White, Tempting Turquoise, Pacific Point
Ink - Pacific Point, Tempting Turquoise
Stamp- Fox and Friends, Happiest Birthday Wishes, Fresh Vintage
Sizzlits - Timeless Type Junior Alphabet, Swirls Scribbles
Punch - 2 3/8" Scallop Circle, Modern Label
Other - White Gel Pen

If you would like to order any of the above or the other supplies from the current catalogues then please get in touch either by e mail ails300@btinternet.com or call 07827923123.  I would be delighted to help you with your crafty projects.  Oh and don't forget to let me know which one of the free sets from Sale-A-Bration that you would like if your order reaches £45. x





13 comments:

Chrissie said...

This is great Aileen, I think that the use of your scallop punch to make the choppy waves is brilliant!
Super card.
Thanks so much
Chrissie
"Less is More"

Jenni's Jems said...

really great card and think the two tone letters and sentiment inside the card finish it off beautifully x

Vicky said...

This is fabulous Aileen...and love the layout too hun :O)

big hugs Vicky xx

SYLVIA-ANNE said...

A super card Aileen - love the colours and the "sea" theme. The inside finishes it off perfectly.
Hugs, Sylvia x

craftattack said...

A whale of a card, love the colour, too! We even had sun here all day, and it was quite warm this afternoon! Valerie

Annette said...

I love the splash background. This is such a fun card.

Bonnie said...

Wow, Aileen, What a lot of creative interest! I especially love the splash behind the whale!

Vicky Hayes said...

This is sweet Aileen! I love the double coloured 'whale' inside the card! Vicky x

Margaret said...

Love this Aileen!
Margaret x

Stephanie Lanzalotto said...

This is so adorable Aileen. Love those two toned blue letters!!

Gillian said...

Great card. Very fun

Jenny said...

Great way to use the diecut waste for your mask...certainly does look choppy in the ocean!
The inside of the card is brilliant too, especially the letters in two blues :0)
Jenny x

Linda said...

Super! This card makes me happy :)

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