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Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Altered Dies #14

Hi and welcome to my blog! I usually show my altered die cards on the first and third Thursdays of each month, but due to being a guest designer this month for Word Art Wednesday I am showing this altered card today. I know many of you hit the beaches or the lake in the summertime. I have made it to the beach once this summer. It certainly feels good to be near water in the middle of the hot summer, so I have made an underwater altered die card today. The background was made by using the salt technique.




I altered a die to make the "coral."  I started with the Blooming Branch die by Memory Box and cut it out using blue glitter card stock and purple card stock.





I layered these on top of each other and added Clementine embossing powder from Sparkle N Sprinkle.




I used Mudd Puddles Sea Glass and Shell Pieces on the bottom of the card. Glisten embossing powder from Sparkle N Sprinkle was also used with them to look like sand. The mermaid is also a Sparkle N Sprinkle stamp.




It was fun making this underwater scene. I hope you enjoyed how I altered the die to look like coral. Have a wonderful and blessed day and keep cool!

Challenges entered: 

Dies R Us:  Water and/or Beach
Scrapy Land:  Emboss It
Simon Says Monday Challenge:  Add Some Texture



7 comments:

  1. What a great idea and your card looks awesome! Thanks so much for playing in our ‘WATER and/or BEACH’ challenge at Dies R Us! Please come back again soon!

    Darlene (DRU Blog Leader)
    DIES R US CHALLENGE BLOG
    DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS Please come for a visit.

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  2. This is very pretty, April! I like the coral you made, and such a great mixed media feel!

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  3. What a great creation for our "Water and/or Beach" challenge at Dies R Us! Thanks for joining us & best of luck!

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  4. Beautiful! It looks just like some corals! XXOO

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  5. The coral is fantastic April, Loce the background too and the use of the mudd puddles at the base of the card. Great underwater scene!

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  6. Terrific scene, the netting and the sea glass and shells is the perfect touches with it too!

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  7. Such fun layers and texture! What a great scene. Thank you so much for playing along with us over at the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog this week :)

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