Monday 1 August 2016

For you

Well, I made it home safely. It was bright sunshine and my car was parked in the sun and registering 29 degrees out at 9.30 this morning when I left Peterborough. By the time I got to the M62, my sunglasses were off and the windscreen wipers were on, hey ho.
I managed to make a couple of cards this afternoon, one a DT make that I'll share on Wedneday and this one that I made using the one of the Heartfelt Creations, Under the Sea stamp and die sets. I stamped the fish and coloured him in with my copics and die cut him. I used a left over bit of a pixie powder background which I die cut with the tattered lace pin dot circle and cut a matching mat of silver matt card. I also cut a tattered lace sentiment from the silver card.
I mounted it all on a black card base that the lovely Rahmat sent me. I added a few AB gems to represent bubbles (although the largest gems might have been hiding and distracting from a glue smudge). 
I'm going to take this card over to the Snippets Playground  as the silver card was from the bit box, as was the stamping card. I've not been over there for ages, so I hope Parsnip has been behaving himself!


  1. Hi Cara, I'm still catching up with visits since my break so don't know yet where you've been today ....

    I absolutely love your card. That gorgeous fish and pixie powder background looks very dynamic on your black card. It's gorgeous. Barbxx

  2. Love the movement you've achieved with this card. Such a pretty background and a gorgeous fish. Such changeable weather our end too x

  3. What a gorgeous colored fish, background design and love the black contrast.

    Hugs Diane

  4. Love the background of the 'bowl'. Really lets the fish pop. Very pretty. Creative Blessings! Kelly

  5. Oh Cara - I do love this - so dramatic and what impact! Picks self off floor :)


    Di xx

  6. Hi Cara what a wonderful card, I love the goldfish image and what fab colouring, brilliant design, Kate x

  7. Love this fish card, love the fish actually really a neat stamp. Also love your watery background, all came together perfectly. Ahhh the joys of the weather, here its winter last week we had a day that was 27 - not bad for winter mmmm then the next day the winds were coming off the snowy mountains and the temp dropped to 14 brrrrrrr.

  8. Just love this card Cara its going to be a must for me .... that fish is just fantastic. Great idea with the gems. Love love love it. Thank you for your kind words over on my blog, dear heart. x

  9. Hi Cara
    Love the vibrant colours against the black. The effect with the pixie powders is great too.
    Best wishes.
    Ang x

  10. Love the contrast on this card between the black background and the orange fish with the flash of blue in-between. A lovely card.

    Hugs Erika. x

  11. This is beautiful Cara - I am sorry I missed it! I love that stamp too Karen x


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