Other Products: White stamping card, 7” x 7” white card base, Blackberry Bliss, Lovely Lipstick, Soft Suede, Coastal Cabana, daffodil delight ink pads – Stampin Up!, Daffodil Delight card stock – stampin up!, clear embossing powder, Lavaburst WOW embossing powder, Pewter and Teal wash pixie powders – cosmic shimmer, Sea Green brusho, Bright Sunshine sparkle texture paste – cosmic shimmer, kraft card, pattern party decorative masks – Stampin Up! versamark, foam pads, sisal, hot glue
For more tips on creating with the Under The Sea collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/84Re1-gaq1o.
Instructions: Spritz an A4 sheet of white stamping card with water and add the pixie powders and brusho to create an inky background. Allow to dry then select and trim a piece to 6.25” square. Use the coral to stamp over the card with the Daffodil delight ink pad. Edge and fill in any white areas with Daffodil Delight ink. Use the diamond mask to add texture paste to areas of the background and set aside to dry.
Create the flowers: Stamp the flowers onto the flower shaping paper using lovely lipstick ink. Colour the centres with the daubers using Costal Cabana ink and the outer edges of the petals with lovely lipstick. Diecut and colour the reverse using the lovely lipstick ink. Spritz the reverse of the flower lightly with water and use the flower shaping tools to shape the flowers. Adhere 2 different sizes of flowers together to create a double flower. Sponge the edges with dries clear glue, sprinkle with ultrafine glitter, remove the excess and allow to dry. Add dries clear glue to the stamens and centre of the flower and cover in prills, remove excess.
Create the shells: Colour some white card with a watery soft suede ink and allow to dry. Stamp the shells onto the card using versafine and cover in lavaburst embossing powder, remove excess and heat to set. Die cut and lightly shape using the flower shaping tools.
Create the sea creatures: Stamp the creatures onto kraft card using blackberry bliss ink, cover with clear embossing powder, remove excess and heat to set. Die cut. Die cut a further 2 pieces of the same creature and glue the 3 layers together to create a thick die cut shape. Shade lightly with lovely lipstick ink.
Stamp the sentiment using blackberry bliss ink onto to left over background card, cover in clear embossing powder, remove excess and heat to set. Die cut using the 2nd smallest die from the Regal frame die set and adhere to the centre of the background card.
Adhere the background card onto a 6.75” square of Daffodil Delight Card and adhere these layers to the base card.
Using remainder of the background created, diecut the lattice die, use the 2nd smallest die to create an aperture and then use the large decorative die to create a frame. Snip away excess to leave a simple oval frame. Adhere the frame to the centre of the card using foam pads on the outer border of the frame.
Place 2 small amounts of sisal at the top and bottom of the card and hot glue the flowers into place on top of this to hold it in place.
Add the shells and sea creatures using hot glue.