Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Symphony of the Sea

Hello All,
For today I am playing along with Addicted to Stamps and More and Tuesday Throwdown. Here is my card today, enjoy!!


The photo inspiration was so compelling I am staying up way late to submit this card. The sentiment went together with the dreamy background. I had this background around for quite a while. I just tuned it up by sprinkling some Brusho's and then spraying water on the paper. The acrylic paint resisted the Brusho color. Now it has depth, color, and shine.

Speaking of shine, this shot was done to show the shiny blue aquamarine color. Pictures don't do it justice because it is so pretty in the light. Also the stamp frames in all the images beautifully. The staff, however, is 'out of the lines' which I think works very well. 
When I embossed this beautiful image I regrettably noticed the image lost its detailed flavor but still had hints of the sea. So I stamped the image again on kraft paper and cut out the conch shell. I also stamped another shell in the same color for balance.
The music staff brings this entire card together. I used three layers to add a bit of dimension. Now the sentiment and theme of the card are crystal clear. To finish it off I embellished the card using three gemstones, again for balance. 
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Now it is time for bed. Good night, sleep tight and we will see you later. In the meantime happy crafting.

Thank you so much for stopping by and do appreciate you taking time out of your busy day to spend time with me. I hope you all have a fantastic day and lots of good crafting vibes headed your way.





1 comment:

Izzy Scrap said...

Fabulous Shawna ! Your blue Brusho's background is beautiful perfect to highlight this fantastic stamp. Love the way you finally finished the card with the shells and the musical stave. Thanks so much for sharing and for playing along at Addicted to Stamps and More.

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