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Saturday, 28 July 2012

Beautiful Mermaid - The Paper Shelter

Good afternoon everyone and welcome to my 3 new followers who are all fellow members of the design team at The Paper Shelter.  Yes I am now on a DT. I was totally amazed and stunned to be chosen to join such a prestigious team and really look forward to working with them all, and hope you will all join in with their challenges.

Believe it or not I had already decided to use this gorgeous image with specific challenges in mind.

She is cut with Spellbinders Grand Scalloped Circles large, and I made a faux nestie with rainbow silver mirror board. Shells and backing are from Craft Artist. Clouds are a memory box die and pearls and net ribbon from my stash.


She is coloured as always with Promarkers and Flexmarkers, and I added lots of Glamour Dust everywhere, but actually did her tail to look like scales but it doesn't show very well in the photos.


A side view to try to show her scales, but still doesn't really show....


The inside reflects the front.

I am entering the following challenges with her:

Thank you so much for looking and huge thanks to the team and Veronica and Pedro at The Paper Shelter for thinking I am worthy of joining you all

27 comments:

Lorraine said...

Stunning card Eileen. Love the image and fabulous colouring.
CONGRATULATIONS - on your DT place - You deserve it!!
Have a good weekend
Lorraine x

Inkypinkydelights said...

CONGRATULATIONS! Eileen you so deserve it, and I know you will be a valuable addition to their team. I wish you all the luck in the world with it. Your card is beautiful! Am so pleased for you! Judy x

Shelby said...

A huge and mahoosive congratulations for your paper shelter DT! You'll do an amazing job. Love this card. You've captured the seaside theme beautifully and of course your coloring is amazing.

Shelby

Susan Flynn said...

Hi Eileen biggest congrats on your DT post you will be a huge asset to their team! Loe your card the layout is fan and lovely colouring xx

karen said...

Oh well done on your DT, well deserved so pleased for you :o)
Gorgeous beautiful card, hugs, Karenx

Violets Corner said...

So cute, love the image, thank you for sharing wit Cupcake Craft Challenges this week.

Warm hugs
Maarit

Patty Sue 2 said...

I need to come and take some 'hair coloring' lessons! This is just stunning and I love how the scales sparkle! Beautiful job!

Lorraine said...

Totally gorgeous Eileen. You've made a fabulous scene.

Molecraft said...

A brilliant card, love all the elements and fab layout...thanks for joining us at Cupcake Craft!
Helen x

cotnob said...

This is a gorgeous card, I love your fab image and embellishments.
Thank you for joining us at Crafting for all Seasons.
Pauline
x

Kara Lynne said...

Eileen, SQUEEEEEEL! Many congrats on your design team debut! Well there'd be no doubt in my mind that they would choose you. I mean, look at this card!! Look at the WATER!! You just so deserve it! So happy for you!! Okay, I'll stop shouting now.

Hazel said...

Stunning card Eileen the image is just so pretty - love it.

Thanks for coming by to see me and leaving me some lovely comments.

Enjoy the rest of your weekend.

Toodles

Hazel xx

Creative M said...

Your card is GORGEOUS,STUNNING and so SWEET!!!!New Follower.
Thanks for joining us at DCD this week!
Migdalia
Craftingwithcreativem.blogspot.com

Sylvia said...

What a fun card, Eileen, beautiful coloring! thanks for joining us this week at the Papercraft Star for the "water" challenge.

debby4000 said...

Absolutely gorgeous card Eileen.
luv
Debby

coops said...

wow this is fabulous eileen.i love the little seashells and gorgeous mermaid and colouring.
huge congratulations on your DT :D

xx coops xx

Ros Crawford said...

Absolutely stunning!! you captured the theme perfectly here ... Thanks for playing at Papercraft Star!

Pat K said...

Congratulations on your DT spot Eileen. So well deserved - your works is beautiful and always so creative. Love this card too...fabulous. hugs, pat k.x

Gerda said...

This card is fabulous. LOVE IT !!!!!Thanks for joining us at DCD this week!
Gerda
http://cardscreations.blogspot.com

Dortesjs said...

your cards are beautiful and very sweet

nnalorac said...

Congrats Eileen and what a wow card to start off with. Love the Sea scene and cute Mermaid. Love it. Carolxx

Pat N. said...

Your card is just lovely. Love all the embellishments. Thanks for sharing at DCD.--Pat N.

Jinny Newlin said...

WOW! This is stunning, Eileen! Beautiful color work and shimmer! Oh! And I can see the scales! What a gorgeous detail, as are so many other of the details in your creation! LOVE! Thanks so much for playing along with us this week at Papercraft Star!

Andy Llewelyn-Brinsley said...

Another one of your brilliant creations for me to comment on (only this time it is official!!). Beautiful card and I love the clouds and th added fluffiness - brilliant. I think I will have to nominate you as one of my top three this week, hopefully the others wil join me too and recognise brilliance when it is in our presence. Thanks for joining in at the I ♥ PM's Challenge Blog, Good Luck and hope you join us every week you little northern minx you!
Take Care
Andy
xx

sue - bearhouse said...

Stunning card, the image is gorgeous and coloured so beautifully. I especially love the way you have coloured the sea. Well done on your new DT position, looking at this card it's not hard to see why they picked you

Sue

Elaine said...

How fabulous a DT place, you so deserve this Eileen well done. Fabulous card too love how you have coloured the sea its terrific Hugs Elaine

Jani said...

wonderful card!
thanks for joining us at CFAS!
Jani x