Lately on FaceBook I've seen people wanting posts of beach scenes to give a break from what's going on. Well, I do have some pictures from LONG ago so I made my own scene on a card. But rather than a beach scene this is an ocean scene using oodles of different products from different companies and they all worked together wonderfully!
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I started this card by stenciling on a piece of white card stock. My bottom layer I used Fun Stampers Journey's "Splash Zone" stencil, Pool Play ink, and a blending brush (bought on Amazon but made by Picket Fence Studios). Over the waves I used the Ocean of Fish stencil by Picket Fence Studios and Chambray ink. I really like the look of this! I tore the top edge for a wave look. I die cut the sun out of 2 colors of card stock using the My Sunshine die set. The sentiment is from the Make Waves stamp set.
I cut the Sea Live Accents die out of Lemon Grass card stock and added some darker green lines using my Color Burst pencils. I added some Splash Zone sequins for embellishments.
I got the dolphin from Art Impressions as a freebie with my last order and colored it with my Color Burst pencils. After popping it over the waves and sun I added Journey Glaze to give it a wet look. I also added some Crystal Stickles to the top of the waves and to the sea weed to make they glisten in the sun.
I LOVE how this turned out and I have mailed it to the husband of a gal in one of the stamp groups I belong to. He turned 80 and couldn't celebrate. I am late but at least he can continue to celebrate!
The Lord longs to be gracious to you, and therefore He waits on high to have compassion on you. Isaiah 30:18