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Saturday, 2 July 2011

Eva the Glam Mermaid

Me again! I am sooo pleased that I've finally had a chance to make a card just for fun, AND enter 2 of my favourite challenges at the same time!!
My card is for a friend, someone who works with Noah, my autistic son, and has helped to make a big difference in all of our lives.
I feel as if I have had withdrawal symptoms from not being able to enter the challenge over at MICHELLE PERKETT STUDIOS, and the POLLYCRAFT challenge too....but here's my card which I am entering into both this time around.
My image is the wonderful Eva, the Glam Mermaid, and is available from Michelle's Etsy shop. She is coloured with Promarkers, and I tried to marble her tail a little for a watery effect.
I'm not sure what this type of fold is called (if anyone can let me know I'd be grateful!) but I added a 3D 'wave' behind Eva, at the bottom and added the recipients name to the front. The DPs are MME and I used little cut out sections to embellish the card. The senti is from Sentiments 4 U, I just changed the colour to match in Word. I added some coral ribbon, some card candy dots to complete.
I decorated the inside of the card too...I think it makes the finished card look so much better.

The theme at MPS this week is 'All in the Ocean!' and at Pollycraft  challenge #99 is 'Water.'

Other challenges I'd like to enter are:
So pleased you had time to pop in...if you have time to leave a comment too, you'd make my day!


Catherine said...

What a beautiful card Ali ! Love the image ! Have a lovely week-end Sweetie ! Hugs and love from Catherine

Irene (Ivy Swan Cards) said...

Stunning card, Ali! The coloring and details are gorgeous. I love the 3D wave and the marbled tail! Thank you for joining this week's “All in the Ocean” challenge at Michelle Perkett Studio.

Dawn said...

Love it Ali, all that card candi looks great as bubbles! Fab image too!
Good luck in your challenges!
Dawn xxx

Carolina Girl (Cely) said...

Oh My...this is awesome. Thank you for dropping by my blog so I could find your fun blog. I LOVE LOVE this girl and card and layout you did. I will saved this idea and inspiration. Thank you

Teresa said...

Such a lovely card and the shape is different too. Thank you for joining Crafts and Me this week.
Teresa x

WeirdCat said...

This is so pretty, lovely design, thank you for joining us at The Digi Doodle Shop Challenge this week
Ruth x

Karen S said...

This is so beautiful! Wonderful layout design, great combination of design paper, cardstock, and embellishments, and your coloring is superb! Thanks for joining us at Michelle Perkett Studio.

McCrafty's Cards said...

Gorgeous card, Thanks for joining in with us this week at The Paper Shelter.
Kevin xx

Sharon said...

Great card and mermaid - love the 3D construction of it!!! Thanks for joining the MPS Challenge this week!

Donna said...

A gorgeous card, your image is coloured beautifully and I love all your little embellishments. Thank you for joining in the DDS challenge, hope to see you again soon. hugs Donna x

Denise and Louise said...

Such a very pretty card - love the image and all the added details. Thanks for joining us at Digi Doodle Shop Challenge this week xx