Friday, 1 February 2019

Creative Team Mermaid Tails & Rainbow Scales

Creative Team - Mermaid Tails & Rainbow Scales Card

By Cheryl Peterie


Products Used

Ranger Perfect Pearls
Sticky Pearl Strip
Basic tool kit (Crafts4U trimmer, scissors, Crafts4Udouble sided Tape, Crafts4U Foam Tape, pencil, tweezers etc), Ink BlendingTool, Glue, Washi Tape (for holding dies in place), Hinged Stamper, Die Cutting Machine.
Fold & score a piece of A5 white card in half for the base card in the portrait position, cut a 2.5cm x 10cm (sentiment piece of white card) Using the Ink Blending tool blend the three colours on the card front & the sentiment piece & stamp the Happy Birthday image on the sentiment piece.
Cut a piece of the silver foil card to the size of the Fish Scale Frame, apply the Crafts4U 100mm x 20m Double Sided Tape to cover the entire back (leave the backing on) place the die on the silver side use some washi tape to hold to the cutting pad & die cut (NB: keep 5 of the cut out pieces) peel off the backing paper (keep backing to use as a stencil for the mermaid) & attach to the card front leaving an even border then peel the backing off the 5 pieces & randomly place back in the frame.

Die cut the Star Mermaid from black cardstock, place the tail of the mermaid under the Fish Scale backing stencil & blend the colours in three sections down the tail, leaving the stencil in place lightly dust the blended section with Perfect Pearls.

Attach the birthday sentiment to the card front, using foam tape mount the mermaid & star under the sentiment then to finish place some pearls across the mermaids waist.

Created by: Cheryl Peterie