Wednesday 27 June 2018

Back To Basics

Good morning,

Happy Hump Day!!! We are on a countdown to the school holidays now!!! The end is in sight!!! Friday at 1.20!!! Then 6 whole weeks of not having the alarm going off really early!!!

This frotnight on Back to Basics and Beyond we are doing Spotlighting...

Spotlight Technique
Lots of samples on Pinterest here
Tutorial  - You Tube Here

I love spotlighting and decided on a slightly different idea for my card. So heres a wee porthole from a boat looking out to sea.
Card REcipe
6 x 6 Card
Papers from Stash
Images  and Sentiment - Sheena Douglas
Circle Dies
Wave Die from X Cut
Coloured with Promarkers and Sakura Pens.

Thanks for dropping by today, enjoy your Wednesday, Im off to do some gardening!!! The weeds are trying to take over again!! Nothing new there then!!!

Love and Sparkles,


Challenges I would like to Enter are...
City Crafter - Seaside.
Always Fun Challenge - Fun at the Beach
Cupcake Inspiration - Cupcake Under the Sea

Stamp & Fun = Creativity - Summer.
Daring Cardmakers - What a Wonderful World.
CCEE Stampers - Oceans.
Cute Card Thursday - Circles.
Cardz for Galz - Summer Fun


meg said...

love the colours you used on the mermaids tail and your background, the porthole was a smashing idea

Jackie T said...

Hi Hazel this is a stunning card I love it. I must admit that I have not tried this technique. Have a great day. Take care. Hugs Jackie

Crafting Queen said...

Amazing card, love the spotlight colours in your image!

Diane said...

Gorgeous, you did an amazing job of 'spotlighting'!
Diane BBB DT

cuilliesocks said...

I absolutely love this card Hazel, beautifully spotlighted too. Gorgeous colours and design, brilliant sentiment, Kate x x

Tammy said...

What a gorgeous card and image Hazel, awesome spotlight technique and I love how you colored her tail!
Hugs, Tammy

*Vicki* said...

Wow! Really gorgeous design! I love the spotlighting technique you've done here along with the rainbow colored mermaid! Very clever with the porthole and technique! Thanks for shairng your creation with us at Cute Card Thursday!

Liz Williams said...

What a great card! So unique and such a wonderful sentiment. So glad you joined us in our beach themed challenge this week on CCEEstampers;

cotnob said...

A fabulous card Hazel, a beautiful image and great take on the spotlight technique - a great idea.
Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob

Deb said...

I totally love this,especially how you coloured that portion through the porthole only, genius!
Many thanks for joining us at Cute Card Thursday this week!

Renate said...

This technique is so cool. You have made a fantastic card with it.
The last few are the worst. But then you can enjoy a well-deserved holiday.

-xiss- Renate.

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

I love this, thanks for sharing with us at CCCB!

Sandy said...

Beautiful mermaid card! Love how you left some parts black and white. Thank you for playing along with us this week over at Cupcake Inspirations.
-Sandy, DT

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Love this hun, she looks great!
Hugs Shell xx

Dawn said...

WOW, just beautiful and the mermaids tail is so pretty. I do love that sentiment. Thanks for joining in at Daring Cardmakers. x

Margarets designer cards said...

Gorgeous card, you did an amazing job with the tail gorgeous colours

Linby said...

I love this different take on using this fab stamp - it looks wonderful.

Puppy Kisses and Paper Dreams said...

I LOVE this mermaid! I really like how you spotlighted the image through the porthole. What a beautiful card! I also love the mermaid tail colors. You did a wonderful job coloring in this image! Thank you for sharing your sunny summer days card with us at Cardz 4 Galz! - Chris, DT

Wendy R. said...

Stunning!!!! Thank you for joining us at Cardz4Galz xx

Wendy Bellino said...

HAZEL! The rainbow tail is stunning and I just love that sentiment! Beautiful job on the spotlight technique, thanks for reminding me what a great effect it creates. I'm so glad you joined us this week at Cupcake Inspirations and P.S. congrats on the TOP 3 at Always Fun Challenges! Hugs! Wendy DT

Unknown said...

Just beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at Cupcake Inspirations,

Indy's Designs said...

Love the rainbow-like colors of your mermaid! Very pretty card! Thanks for joining us at Cupcake Inspirations!