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Sunday, 27 August 2017

Under the Sea!




Today's card was an experiment to see how rock salt affected a watercolour card sprayed with Dylusions. I loved the result, and as it looked a bit like underwater, I used my new stamp set from Kaisercraft called 'Coastal Escape' with Memento 'tuxedo black'. It didn't show up very well so I went over it with my white Sharpie paint pen(love this pen) I stamped the seahorse on a scrap, coloured with copics and clear embossed, then layered him with mounting foam

Challenges - 
Rubberdance - embossing
Penny Black and More - all creatures
Pixies Crafty Workshop - using snippets
That's Crafty Challenge - only cards
Country View Challenge - blues and greens

Have a great week and happy crafting

15 comments:

aussie aNNie said...

LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this Glennis it is so fabulous and see, it has a fab result this salt. What salt did you use? I found my dylusions the best to use too.,xx

brenda said...

That's a really stunning background Glennis, I always love the intensity of Dylusions and the colours you have used make a super underwater backdrop to your stamping. Many thanks for joining us at Penny Black and More challenge.

B x

Glennis said...

I just used some rock salt that I had in my pantry. I will be trying this again, it is such fun as you don't know what results you will get

Linby said...

wow! Love the colours on this and it makes for a fab underwater scene. I love seahorses too, so this has it all for me! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Penny Black & More.
Lynn x
DT

Julia said...

Amazing result with the rock salt. This is a beautiful underwater scene.

Di said...

Huge round of applause from me Glennis - this is utterly fabulous! Who knew that rock salt had so many uses - the scene is just wonderful and your seahorse is so cute :)

Thank you for coming to play in the Snippets Playground!

Hugs

Di xx

Corrie Herriman said...

Gorgeous ! Thank you for joining us over at Country View Crafts !
Corrie x

Shaz in Oz.CalligraphyCards said...

Brilliant Glennis, love the colours, Loll has been using rock salt with her brushos too, I'd have tried it except I have none, it's going on my shopping list methinks.
Snippets hiya across the Ditch, Shaz in Oz.x

Jane said...

Hi Glennis the rock salt gave you such a fab effect. Your underwater scene is beautiful. Thanks so much for joining in with our blues and greens challenge over at Country View xx

Tracey@Hotchpotchcreations said...

Fabulous effects using the rock salt, it's a very versatile medium to work with. Your card is such a Beautiful creation. Thank you so much for sharing and joining in with the That's Crafty Challenge. Best Wishes Tracey.

Flo Langley said...

Stunning card Glennis. What a fabulous under water effect with the salt. Beautiful colours.
Flo x

nitisartfromheart.bloggspot.no said...

Beautiful card, Glennis! Thank you for joining the Rubber Dance Embosssing Challenge.
Hugs, Anita

Ink Art Designs said...

Hi Glennis. I love anything to do with the sea theme...and this is no exception - it's gorgeous!!! Love the salt effect and the colouring of the seahorse has the wow factor.
Thanks for joining us at Rubber Dance.
Dot x

M Strach said...

Amazing card :)

Dr Sonia S V said...

WOW so serenely beautiful
Cheers
Dr Sonia