Monday, 20 July 2015

Pearl Lotus Mermaid

Morning everyone a new week and the start of the school Summer holidays and a new challenge at Crafting From The Heart which is ATG.Sponsors are Drawn with Character and Lacy Sunshine whose beautiful image I chose-Pearl Lotus-coloured with promarkers,cardstock from Papermill Direct,shell papers from K&CO,the paper behind the fussy cut image was made with ditress inks swiped on craft mat and sprayed with water then mica bronze spray,and distress ink through sequin waste,glossy accents for water and liquid pearls,pearls and metal flower brad from stash.I also made my fave shape upright Z-fold card.Would also like to say welcome to my new follower ABBIE.
papertake weekly-don't be a square
passion for promarkers-candy crush
everybody art-paper and embellishmentsx3/3papers/pearls/glossy accents/liquid pearls
crafty creations-now that's cool?
inspiration destination-ATG
cute card Thursday-water
word art Wednesday-ATG
polka doodle-2or more P.papers(3)
Brown sugar-girly
sister act-ATG
patties creations-make a splash
Di's digi designs-hand coloured image
Robyns fetish-under the sea
crafty friends-use a punch(tonic border punch)
creatalicious-more than one fold
scrappers delights-ATG
not just cards-ATG
crazy challenge-monochromatic
crafts and me inspiration-fantasy
Thanks for dropping by and your comments are much appreciated
Carol x x


  1. This is gorgeous Carol, such a beautiful image , I love the colours and stunning design.
    Sue xx

  2. A beautiful project, Carol. The mermaid is magical! Thanks for playing along with Polka Doodles 2 Or More Patterned Papers challenge.
    x Asha (DT)

  3. Gorgeous card Carol!!! Love the way you layered everything and the choice of the image! Great work!
    Have a wonderful day my dear!
    Paper Talk with Samra

  4. Your mermaid is so dreamy. I love her hair and the scattered pearls, Carol!

  5. so stunning carol.fabulous card fold and i love your mermaid ;D

    xx coops xx

  6. Beautiful card and love the image, have that one too and she is gorgeous.xx{aNNie My Personal Blog}

  7. Carol, this is beautiful, lovely image coloured so delicately and a wonderful card design...

  8. Hello again Carol. Just popping back to say thank you for taking part in the Passion for Promarkers Challenge this week.
    Sue xx

  9. A really awesome design!! LOVE the colors, the card design and your pearls go perfectly with it! :) HUGS

  10. A gorgeous card Carol, such a beautiful image and great design.

  11. Such a great project and perfect for our challenge of Use two or more patterned papers over at PolkadoodlesThis time.
    Jenny x

  12. Wow Carol what a stunning design.

    Hugs Diane

  13. What a pretty card. Such a gorgeous image. Love the shimmer & those papers. Thanks for joining us at Passion For Promarkers this week.
    Andie xx

  14. So gorgeous, what a great fold too!
    Many thanks for joining us for our watery Cute Card Thursday Challenge this week!

  15. Gorgeous card Carol I love the background you created.
    Rose x

  16. Wow, that's simply stunning! Creative Blessings, Tracy x

  17. Hey Carol! Gorgeous entry as usual here at Brown Sugar Challenges. Always a pleasure to visit your blog. Take care and see you about.

  18. Whoa, this looks gorgeous, Carol. So dreamy and I think you picked such great fitting papers and I love this special fold design.

  19. Thanks for playing in our "Make a Splash: Water MUST be in your Image" Challenge #112!
    Sandi ♥
    DT Coordinator for Pattie's Creations Challenge!
    and Pattie's shop
    Home of Pattieboop and Allie!

  20. Hi Carol...Stunning the image and the card design sets her off just right....Joolsx

  21. Beautiful Carol! Love that image, and the wonderful shades of blue are so captivating!! hugs :)

  22. Beautiful image and you have coloured her in so lovely... thanks for joining in our 'use a punch' challenge over at Crafty Friends... hope you can join us again next time... good luck.
    Diane Louise x

  23. lovely card thanks for sharing with creatalicious Rachel dt

  24. Beautiful card with some great colouring! Thank you for joining us at Sister Act card challenge!

  25. Gorgeous card!!!
    I just love the image and all the pearls.
    Thanks for joining our Crafty Friends punch challenge.
    Greetings, Linda DT-CF
    Ps. Good luck in the draw

  26. A lovely card!
    Thank you soo much for taking part in our "more than one fold” challenge over at Creatalicious & good luck in the draw.
    Hope to see you again in our new challenge as well…

    (DT Penny's Paper Crafty Challenges)
    (DT-Coordinator Creatalicious Challenges)
    (DT Come and Get It)
    (DT Crafty Friends)
    (DT Tuesday Throwdown)

  27. Thanxx for playing at Robyn's fetish challenge this week beautiful card love the image
    Sherry Rf Dt

  28. what a gorgeous image - love the backing papers you chose....perfect. Thanks for sharing your work with us this month, over at Patties Creations...Vic, DT x