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#Mermay Challenge 13 - Sailor

Welcome back to another of my #mermay challenge posts! This has been a really hard challenge to do, not so much the actual colouring as I can sit for hours doing that, but the card making is hard going as I don't have a dedicated craft space so it takes me ages to haul everything out to craft and then to haul it all back to put away again! It becomes a bit of a chore to be honest, so I tend to wait until I have the time to make 4 or 5 cards in one sitting, hence why I am SO incredibly late with my posts! (If I do this again next year, I will definitely plan it better rather than last minute!)

Anyway today's challenge is... to include a sailor with my mermaid. 


I used this cute stamp from Polkadoodles for this card along with some nautical themed patterned papers, which I had forgotten I had until I was hunting for some to go with this card! It looked a bit empty and I couldn't find any nautical themed charms or dies, but did find this glittery blue twine, so added a rope string down the side for a bit of fun texture! 


Recipe:

Stamps: Meribelle Hello Sailor from Polkadoodles, Under The Sea Sentiment Set from Stamping Bella

Papers: Soft Sky (Retired) & Pretty Peacock both from Stampin' Up, Seashore Paper Bloc from Joy Crafts, Make It Colour Blending Card from Make It Crafty

Inks: Sage Shadow (Retired) from Stampin' Up, Copic Markers

Accessories: Twine from Craft Box

Copics Used:
Skin - E000, E00, E21, E11, E04, R30, R20
Mermaid's Hair - RV00, RV02, RV04
Sailor's Hair - E43, E44, E47
Mermaid's Eyes - BG05, BG07
Sailor's Eyes - E13, E18
Mermaid's Lips - RV13, RV14
Sailor's Outfit - B34, B37, B000
Mermaid's Top - Y00, Y02, Y04
Mermaid's Tail - V01, V04, V06
Mermaid's Shell - V000, V01
Flowers - V04, Y06, Y08
Leaf - G03, G07
Sea - B01, B02, B12, B14, B04
Bubbles - B04, B06, Blender
Anchor - T2, T4, T6, YR24, YR27
Seaweed - G14, G17
Octopus - YR12, YR14, YR24
Rocks - W2, W4, W6
Starfish - YR14, YR16, YR18
Oyster Shell - YR00, YR01, YR02, YR30, YR31
Coral - RV17, RV19
Shell on Floor - E84, E87
Purple Coral on Rock - RV95, RV99
Sand - E30, E31, E34, E33, Y23

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