Thursday, April 21, 2011


I made this card for this weeks Impression Obsession Challenge to "Do the Polka... dot that is." Click here for more details. I think these Mermaids are so cute!!!

Card stock - Natural (Stampin' Up), Purple (Michaels)
Decorative Paper - Elizabeth Park (Little Yellow Bicycle) 
Stamp - Mermaids G2437 (Impression Obsession)
Ink - Black (Memento)
Markers - assorted colors (Copic)
Pearls (Stampin' Up)
Dies - Curved Rectangles (Spellbinders Nestabilities)
Texturz Plate - Small Dots (Stampin' Up Sizzix)
Foam Tape - Stampin' Dimensionals (Stampin' Up)

1. Create card - finished size 5 x 7
2. Cut decorative paper and adhere to card
3. Stamp mermaids, color, and add pearls
4. Die cut around mermaids 
5. Use larger die to die cut purple card stock
6. Dry emboss purple curved rectangle with Small Dots Texturz Plate
7. Adhere mermaid panel to purple panel with foam tape
8. Adhere panels to card with foam tape


  1. Hi Donna,
    You are right! You have made them totally cute and pretty too! It is so bright and cheerful and makes me feel like Summer! Wish it were here today. All rainy here. Thank you so much for playing and good luck in the drawing too!

  2. This is a totally Sweet Summer Card!


  3. Love these fun mermaids!! Perfect for summer and just a bright and fun card, thanks for playing along with the IO challenge!!!


I appreciate your comments.