Seashore Sketch – CCMC #249

This week’s challenge over at Create with Connie and Mary is to use a sketch.

Now I’d like to think it was just a case of following the sketch and… ta da… job done! Ha, ha! Things are never that simple, well at least not for me. If I tell you I started with a green/yellow/white idea and then progressed to using papers from the Print Poetry stack, you’ll wonder how I ended up creating this:

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I’m wondering too! I can only blame it on my current seashore obsession. I stamped the seashell on to the Whisper White using Marina Mist, then layered up all the papers, using the sketch to assist, before running the ribbon across. I stamped the label, taken from the Pop-Up Posies kit, and then added the seashell and starfish images. I’ve curled these too give a bit of added dimension. I also used Dimensionals to apply the label.

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Love this beachy colour combination and adore the little pearls.

Supplies Used

Paper/Card:

Designer Series Paper Stack #117157 (Neutrals)

Designer Series Paper Stack #117152 (Subtles)

Getting started cardstock (Whisper White)  (Marina Mist) #121700

Sycamore Street Designer Series Paper #127540 (S-A-B)

Stamps:

Just for You (Pop-Up Posies Designer Kit) #131395 (Spring)

By The Seashore #126532

Other:

Classic Stampin’ Pad  Marina Mist #126962 Early Espresso #126974 Pumpkin Pie 126945

Sycamore Street Ribbon & Button Pack #130812

Pop-Up Posies Designer Kit #131395 (Spring)

Pearl Basic Jewels #119247

Stampin’ Dimensionals #104430

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By The Seashore

I’ve only recently discovered the Triple Layer Stamping technique (you will find loads of tutorials if you Google it) but having done so, I love it. It is very simple but very effective. Here’s my first go:

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I’ve used Marina Mist throughout. The seam binding ribbon was originally Baja Breeze, but I went over it with a Marina Mists stamp pad and it coloured up relly well. I cut down the long edges and then teased the threads so it frayed. I’ve added some little pearls as a finishing touch.

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Can’t wait to try this technique some more.

Supplies Used

Paper/Card:

Designer Series Paper Stack #117152 (Subtles)

Getting started cardstock (Whisper White)  (Marina Mist) #121700

Stamps:

By The Seashore #126532

Other:

Classic Stampin’ Pad  Marina Mist #126962

Pearl Basic Jewels #119247

Seam Binding Ribbon  Baja Breeze #12331

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