Saturday, June 7, 2008

The Little Mermaid


My Mom needed a birthday card for a little girl who adores Ariel. Sooo, rather than just go out and buy a card, she bought this Ariel scrapbooking embellishment and gave it to me to make a card with. Thanks, Mom. ;o) I tried a couple of different things. I *really* wanted to incorporate the fishy friends set into the card, but no matter what I tried, nothing looked right.

You see that little lobster medallion on the envelope? That was supposed to be part of the card, but it just didn't look right, so it ended up as an envie embellishment. I colored it with my aquapainter and the ink from the ink pad pressed into the lid. I did end up rolling the Fishy wheel along the bottom edge of the greeting insert though.I think the final product looks cute, despite the lack of work that went into it.

Details:
Stamps: Fishy wheel (inside card)
Ink: Not Quite Navy (inside card)
Paper: Ruby Red, Not Quite Navy, Shimmer White
Other: Narrow white organdy ribbon, copper cord, Cuttlebug embossing folder, Ariel scrapbooking embellishment

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9 comments:

Lesly said...

Toooo Cute. I think Ariel is adorable.

Nancy said...

I think the little girl is going to LOVE this card!! Nicely done!

Lorie said...

Oh, this is cute, cute, cute!

daiseyfreak said...

That envie is the perfect touch! She will love it!

bensarmom said...

What a darling card! Love the Cuttlebug bubbles behind her!

{stampininthesun} said...

Perfectly adorable!

Jennifer Murai said...

This is so cute. I love the bubbles in the background and medallion on the front of the envelope. Great ideas!

Danyelle Kessler said...

This is adorable....I love The Little Mermaid!

Pam's Pride said...

Great Job! Perfect for a little girl's birthday!!

 
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