Friday, June 21, 2013

Little Scrap Pieces DT Post - Summer Luvin'

Yay it's Friday and NO SCHOOL! It's over, summer is here! 
Yes, today is the start of summer and Little Scrap Pieces FUN FRIDAY Summer Challenge! So pop over and see all the fabulous summer projects!
Here is my summer card.

I am in love with the new release from PKS. you can check it out HERE The mermaids face is from PKSC-18. I used to tear paper for a lot of my projects before die cut machines came along so I thought I would give it a go.

The mermaid is cut from Cricut cartridge Life is a beach. I tried something new and I just loved how it turned out.  I used a heart punch for her scales, can you tell?
I added a mound of MS chunky glitter to this card.  For the sand I actually made a paste of glue and glitter to give the sand dimension.
Paper - Scraps
Skittle - Carri at Abusybee
Lots of Tim Holtz ink
Paper Playtime - Anything goes


Tanya/Nonna said...

I love your sweet little mermaid and the fabulous scene you created for her! The sunset looks fabulous and I am loving all the fun glitter - too cute!

Georgiana said...

Oooh, she is such a pretty mermaid! Love all the chunky glitter.

Lisa said...

I adore this, Shelly!! That mermaid is so beautiful!! Her scales look are so creative to use a heart punch!! The sand and water are awesome!! I would hang this on my's gorgeous!! I hope you have fun plans for the first weekend of summer!! Enjoy :)

Hugs, Lisa
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snappy scrappy said...

Super cute, love your mermaid!!

Sherrie K. said...

Wow Shelly, what a fabulous little mermaid! Your colors are so fun and I love the scales, the waves and the sand! You did an awesome job on all the texture...I love it! Now...who wouldn't fall in love with this card!
Watch out Lisa will snag it as soon as she see's it! LOL!
Have a fabulous weekend Shelly! I hope you have something fun planned and have great weather!
Sherrie K

DIANA L. said...

This is so sweet. I love her out fit This is perfect for Lisa, Beautiful card!!
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Karen said...

Amazing! love how you used the heart punch genius! All the layers fabulous really looks like sand! You are a pk master you always pick the perfect faces for your cards. Have a great weekend Karen

L.B. said...

Love her tail.. so cool

katieo said...

WOW did you get a lot of fun dimension, Great ideas for the scales and sand

Creations by Shirl said...

Who would of thought using a heart punch for scales, duh not me... Love it Shelly how clever and unique...
She is one hot mermaid...Enjoy your wonderful weekend!

Nana said...

What a cute scene card. Love the mermaid.
Have a creative day.
Hugs Nana
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Creative M said...

The mermaid is truly a Beauty!
A FABULOUS card!! FUN scene! Love it!
Have a wonderful day my friend,
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snappy scrappy said...

Me again...thanks for playing along with us at Paper Playtime!!

Teresa Kline said...

cute card, luv the texture and the sweet mermaid...hope you have a wonderful day!

enjoy *~*

Kate said...

Super Cute, love sunset behind the mermaid.

Scrappy Moms Stamps said...

She's so pretty! Thank you for playing along with us at Scrappy Moms Stamps! :)

- Mel

Cindy said...

GREAT looking card Shelly,I LOVE your sweet little mermaid too cute MY FRIEND!!!:)

Kate (Small Bits of Paper) said...

Wow!!! Your scene is AMAZING, Shelly!! The heart scales are incredible! What a great face too. I haven't seen that set yet. GREAT card!!