Slimline Waving Hello🧜‍♀️

Hello there friends!  Hope you’re having a wonderful week!  Just wanted to stop in with a Slimline style card I had made with a fun underwater scene.  (I’m thinking a magical place like this would be great to be in right now!  How about you?)


These slimline cards are really great for creating scenes like this on and I was also having fun being able to “experiment” with my different products too!

Pretty much all of the items I’ve used on this came from Brutus Monroe.  The stamp set called Sea You Soon along with the background paper (mermaid skin) and the Lilac Shimmering Sand Paste were all items from the June 2020 “Magical Mermaid” Inspiration Box. (Which is no longer available of course, but the items that are available are linked in my post if interested.)

I created my underwater scene basically using the mermaid skin paper as the background.  Although it has a cool texture and smoothness to it, I was able to take the School of Fish stencil and add that Lilac sand paste over it.  Love that extra texture and purple hue it gave!  I also took the silhouette images from the stamp set and heat embossed them over this paper with Raven EP.

I stamped and colored the rest of the images from the stamp set with Copic markers and then fussy cut them out to arrange for my scene and popped some up with foam tape and then lastly added some clear acrylic bubbles over it.


You can see now that it’s lying flat how the color shifts and changes on the paper!

I’ve used some stitched wave border dies to help create the scene using some Lunchbag cardstock where I’ve also fit in to arrange the sand castle image that I colored and cut out.  I used Copic markers and gel pens to help fit the borders and image together.

I cut out the background paper with the Trinity Stamps Slimeline Stitched Card Panels and Windows die set.  I layered it over a piece of blue paper that was included with the Inspiration Box and then layered that over a Slimline style card base measuring 8.5″ x 7″ folded in half from a piece of Aubergine Cardstock.  The sentiment was actually stamped from the Merfriends stamp set (which is a wonderful companion to have with this other stamp set) using Raven Detail Ink.

You can see parts of the images with shimmer on them which have been colored with metallic gel pens.  I’ve also covered the mermaid tail and jelly fish with a Spectrum Noir Glitter Brush Pen.

The bubbles are looking a bit white instead of clear because my glue wasn’t quite dry enough when taking my photos, so my apology on that, but it took a couple of days to completely dry up clear for some weird reason!  Those babies aren’t going anywhere though!! LOL!

Hope you’ve enjoyed my magical underwater slimline card today!  Thanks so much for joining with me today and I’ll SEA you again soon!😁


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29 thoughts on “Slimline Waving Hello🧜‍♀️

  1. This is such an impressive and creative slimline card! The magical scene you created looks amazing with all the colors, stenciled images and arrangement of elements! If I could breathe underwater, I’d just LOVE to be swimming with that cute little mermaid! This turned out just beautiful Vicki, and I love how you put this all together!


  2. Yes, Vicki, I would love visiting your beautiful magic place! Your use of bright colors and pretty dimension is not only incredible, but so professionally done! The little mermaid’s smile perfectly depicts your own loveliness. Hoping you are well.


  3. Squeal!!! This is adorable! I totally love that background paper! Will order some today! Thanks for the morning smiles, my friend!


  4. h LOVE this – so realistic looking and that background paper is totally awesome. I see that our friend is going to order some – I mighyt have her tack on some for me too. Love the slimline cards – have yet to make one but on my list of things to do. What a beautiful card to see first this morning.


  5. So beautiful Vicki, your background is amazing and I LOVE the gorgeous mermaid swimming along with her fish friends and the castle on the bottom just adds that extra this card and all that wonderful shimmer.

    Luv CHRISSYxx


  6. Vicki- I am in awe at your creative abilities! This creation is absolutely gorgeous!!! I am looking at all of the details- so fabulous!!! Love all of the textures and beautiful coloring, Gorgeous, Gorgeous!!!!


  7. Absolutely stunning card Vicki love the underwater scene you created -love the cute mermaid -the sandcastle and that fabulous mermaid skin texture B.paper-amazing
    Carol x


  8. What a magical and pretty underwater scene and the colour shift looks amazing. Liking the extra detailing with the paste and I am waving a happy helo back to you Vicki x….


  9. What an amazing under the sea delight, Vicki!! The perfect slimline creation that tells a fun story!! I love it!!


  10. Oh, wow! Such an awesome underwater scene. Love your colouring. The shimmering sand paste is fantastic. Many thanks for your entering at Papercraft.


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