Monday, June 18, 2018

Wheely Little Fishies Swimming Round

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Hello.  Gail here today with a round hangy thing.

Well, what can I say!!  I was feeling summery, so I went with some super bright colours. And our challenge is Round and Round, so I found a few stamps with circles, Lost Coast Designs Circle Frame and Bubbles Background, and I also borrowed the cute little fish from Carmen's Veranda Ballerina with Fish!!  Then I decided to go whole hog and just make it Round!!
I started by stamping Bubbles Background on green card and embossing with Wow Evergreen embossing powder.  I stamped twice to get the size I needed and then cut my card and a piece of greyboard using my cutting compass.
I stamped the Circle Frame on pale blue card using Salty Ocean distress oxide ink and fussy cut it.   Then I stamped and embossed the fish from Ballerina with Fish many times.  Squeeee!!  It's so cute.  Look at that little wheel!!  I fussy cut them and decided to colour them in a rainbow of colour, using my gel pens, and a sprinkle of glitter.  I reverse stamped a couple of them. 
I stuck the Bubbles circle and the greyboard circle together sandwiching a piece of neon wool in between.  I thought it added Seaweedy feel to the whole piece!  I popped the Circle Frame on foam pads and then added the Carmen's Veranda Happy Place sentiment.
A summer sea themed hangy thing for my happy place!
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  1. This is fab Gail, very happy xx

  2. Super cute project, Gail! Very fun and colorful!

  3. Wow Gail! The fussy cutting on the frame and fishes must have taken ages! The finished article looks fantastic and original, love it!

    1. As I was cutting out the frame I was thinking it was a bit like an exercise bike!! You got the fiddly bits, which took time, like going uphill. Then you have those straight corners. Quick little snips, like downhill. Then off with the fiddly bits again and so on. Used a knife on the insides. I quite enjoy fussy cutting and I think the result was worth it. Thanks for dropping by and taking the time to comment. Hugz


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