Monday, 7 March 2022

Under the Sea


So excited to be Guest Designing for AAA Birthday Cards and they've got a corker of a challenge for you...


Game number 35 is Under the Sea and it just so happens to be my Father-in-Laws birthday later this month who has an aquarium so this was the perfect challenge for me...


I started by blending Distress Oxides from the top down in tumbled glass, mermaid lagoon and blueprint sketch.

From there I randomly stamped in black ink several small schools of fish in the bottom half.

I die cut the big sentiment from MFT from a pre-measured piece of white cardstock and attached acetate to the reverse.


From there I used two stamp sets from MFT and Lawn Fawn to create an array of sea mammals and fishes all coloured using Prisma pencils.

I fussy cut everything out, added a bit of sparkle to the fishes behind the acetate and used 3D foam for the shark, narwhal and whale.

Oh, I also used a scallop punch to cut out a partial shark bite from the letter 'B' ­čśâ

Pop along to AAA Birthday for more inspiration from the Design Team.

Challenges

Daisy Chain - Use Dies
Seize the Birthday - Ocean Creatures




















20 comments:

  1. Absolutely brilliant Claire,your seascape behind and in front of the sentiment is amazingly detailed love it

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  2. So striking and eye catching. Love the inside/outside look of your card. Thanks so much for guesting with AAA Birthday this month.

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  3. Love this birght and fun card. Thank you for guest designing for AAA Birthday cards this month

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  4. Your big letters make you feel like you're looking into an aquarium. You have created an exceptionally beautiful card.

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  5. This is just genius for the upcoming birthday of your FIL! I love the fish swimming behind the acetate of the big die-cut letters, but adding that little shark bite just tickled me silly! This is so well designed and so cleverly made and it's just a great little card! Congrats on your GDT spot too - you really nailed this challenge beautifully! Well done :)

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  6. O, what a fun card! You did a great job. Your father -in-law will be excited to get this card. I admire how you put attention to the details. The shark's bite into the letter B is awesome.
    Congratulation for the GD.
    Sonja

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  7. Oh Claire , this is a stunner!! Your attention to detail is super and you obviously have a wonderful creative imagination to think of things like the bite mark on the B. I am sure it will be received well by your FIL. Well done! xx

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  8. I love your aquarium Claire! So clever! So glad you are our Guest Designer this month at AAA Birthday! Stay safe and keep crafting!

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  9. Absolutely adorable, Claire! This is an awesome card, so fun and bright -- and a shark bite too!

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  10. This is truly fabulous, Claire! What a perfect card for your father in law! I adore every ounce and your coloring is fabulous too! Thanks for joining us at Seize the Birthday and for using the topping too! Take care!

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  11. Oh WOW Claire, what a brilliant card!! xx

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  12. What a stunning card, I love absolutely everything about it! Thank you for being a Guest Designer at AAA Birthday this month!

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  13. This card is a real work of engineering, Claire :-) I love the two layers, how they interpenetrate and relate to each other. This is a really brilliant idea! Congratulations on being GD, you've made a grand entrance !!
    hugs,
    Bo┼╝enA

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  14. What an amazing card Claire, love everything about it including the shark bite! Awesome design and as always your colouring is beautiful, thankyou too for playing along at Seize the Birthday, Cathy x

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  15. A fabulous card - I love your ocean scene.
    Kath x

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  16. This is a really cool card! I love the background behind the sentiment and the shark bite. So fun. Thanks for playing along with Seize the Birthday.

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  17. WOW what a stunning card Claire, fantastic ocean scene.

    Hugs
    Anke

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  18. Ok, today is the 20th and I'm here to officially wish you a very happy birthday today! May it be your best ever! Celebrate you - you deserve it :) Hugs!!

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  19. Stunning card, what a fabulous scene. I love the shark bite out of your letter B, very clever.
    Hugs,
    Katrina x

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  20. Fabulous card Claire, what a brilliant design. xx

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