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Tuesday, June 21, 2011

HDH094 Menacing Mermaids Challenge

Happy Tuesday all...today is a short post, but I wanted to share an envelope I made for Macabre Mondays at HDH...so this was my take on this very cool challenge (love love love mermaids).....ENJOY!!!!

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I took an 11"X14" manila envelope, folded it where I needed the crease to be, and started layering rubber stamps to make a scene.,..I really don't care for the "to box", the black squiggle's is suppose to be a black cat...but since I've had way to much coffee this morning, I kind of smudged it abit....ok way bits...lol.....I used my very dusty stipple brushes along with Rangers nibs and cosmetic applicators to color everything in....
Rubber stamps used are:
Smeared Ink--Mermaid
StampScapes--brookside boulders, crooked limb, tiki huts
Rubber Stampede--fern leaf
Inkadinkado--web, crows and black cat
Studio G--bat
Alexa Stamping--grass (bottom)
See D's--quote boxes
here's the back side where the "from" will be.... *********
Well peeps, I'm suppose to be painting today and instead I'm in here....shhh, don't tell hubby...I just have to do double time now....lol...only so many hours in a day......Thanks Minions for such a fun challenge....if ya get a chance, stop on over and play along this week....we all have a mermaid in our stash somewhere....Hugs from a cloudy Charm City.....

4 comments:

Susan's crafty chaos said...

Oh Nancy, this is an absolute treasure! You've created such an amazing scene, I love it :D Thanks for playing along with our Menacing Mermaids challenge :D

Creepy Glowbugg said...

Two challenges in a row?! Don't get my hopes up that you'll be playing more, maybe every week? No pressure. I just love your take on the challenges and the overall look of art.
Now get back to painting!

DonnaMundinger said...

Whoa! is this ever cool!!!!! Amazing number of stamps you used to make this fabulous scene! Gorgeous coloring. Thanks for joining us again, girlfriend! Now whatcha gonna send in it? xxD

Andrea C said...

You are a crafting goddess. Seriously you are one talented individual and you are defo at the top of my five favourite blogs to view. I bow to your superiority x