Monday, July 19, 2010

Etsy Inspired Card

Happy Monday,
Good morning crafty girls. I saw a really neat challenge over at the Etsy Inspiration Challenge blog. Savannah gave me the link. Savannah is also a DT for the EIC blog. The challenge is to find a piece of Mermaid's Tears Jewelry and make a card inspired by the jewelry. Pretty cool. I choose Sea Foam Green Sea Glass Seahorse Charm for my inspiration piece.

Gorgeous!! When I saw this piece I thought of a stamp I have from My Sentiments Exactly. It is a seahorse stamp. This is what I came up with.


Stamp: My Sentiments Exactly

CS : Sahara Sand from Stampin' Up, Marbled blue

DP: Sahara Sand from SU, Pale blue from Crate Paper

Shimmer Paint from SU

Sizzix Oval Die Cut

ribbon, beads, rhinestones

Ink: Night of Navy from SU

I die cut the ovals and scallop oval borders. I stamped the seahorse in Night of Navy on Sahara Sand CS oval. Then I painted this piece with Shimmer Paint. I then layered DP and another die cut oval and a scallop border on the card. The ribbon was about 2 inches wide. I dissected it. I cut the edges off and joined them back together by gluing them down to the CS. I strung the sliver beads on a left over strip of the ribbon. They were attached with Zots. I added more bling with some rhinestones. I like how the card turned out all silvery like the inspiration charm. This will have to be a hand delivered would never make it though the Post Office sorting machine LOL.

Well, hope you are having a great day.



  1. What a cool seahorse image ... gorgeous inspired card.

  2. LOOOOOOOOOOOVE it! I love that seahorse image! SOOOOOO CLEVER and cute:) I love the colors too--soft but beautiful! Thanks for joining in the fun with EtsyInspired!

  3. Very pretty ... I can see your inspiration piece really spoke to you. Thanks for sharing!

  4. WOW!! What a beautiful card. I love the seahorse and all the beautiful accents on the card. The neutral colors totally work!! Love it! Thanks for playing EIC!


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