Birthday card for my BFF

 

Hello everyone! Happy new year to you all! I don't know about you but I'm so relieved 2020 is now over. Let's hope 2021 is much better!
Speaking of 2020 this was also a hard year for happy mail. I created this birthday card for my BFF who lives halfway around the world. Her birthday is in late September so I sent it at the beginning of September to be sure it arrived in time. This usually takes about 3 weeks. Little did I know it would take months and the card only arrived a week before Christmas. As did her Christmas card, LOL. But I'm just happy it did arrive and wasn't lost forever.

Anyway, my BFF loves mermaids and LOOOVES manatees so I created this underwater scene using 5 different digital stamp sets from the large and super adorable collection of mermaids and friends  at Sweet November stamps. The 3 mermaids came in to the shallow tropical waters and found lots of playful animal friends.

I regret to say I didn't write down my Copic combos for this one. But everything is Copic colored and it was a big project for me. I might remember some of them, so do ask 😉

One more close-up.

To finish the card I stamped a sentiment from Mama Elphant Scripty Bday and mattet it with a darker blue cardstock before attaching to my white base. 

As I don't do a lot of slim cards I didn't have to fit this to a specific size. However, it turned out to be so large I had difficulties creating an envelope for it. Come back tomorrow to see how it turned out 😉

Thanks for stopping by!
Stay safe and happy crafting!

Tina

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  1. This card make my "Little Mermaid" loving heart sing! I love all of this; the fun images, fabulous coloring and the slim line layout! Thanks for sharing at The Paper Players!

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  2. A beautifully coloured make, those copics have really brought the undersea world to life - so sorry that it took so long to arrive with your friend, I guess that's just how things are at the moment but it take take a very long time to arrive!. Many thanks for joining us for our feminine theme at We Love Chocolate Baroque Challenge xxx

    SvarSlet
  3. A really pretty and colourful underwater scene, thank you so much for sharing and joining us at We Love Chocolate Baroque January challenge.

    B x

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  4. Wow, beautiful card with beautiful colouring. Thank you for sharing at Polkadoodles Craft Challenge. Hope to see you again!
    Merja DT

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  5. Fabulous creation! Thanks for joining us for Week 1 at Gem of a Challenge!

    SvarSlet
  6. Gorgeous card, I love the underwater scene. Thanks for joining in our 'Make it Cute' challenge over at Crafty Calendar.
    Hugs
    Bev x

    SvarSlet
  7. Your work is outstanding! The scene you created is beautiful and seamless! Thanks so much for sharing with us at A Place To Start!
    Hugz,
    Chana Malkah, Owner

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  8. Congratulations! You were chosen as a Rising Star for the week of January 4th-9th at A Place To Start! Please stop by our blog and grab your badge. We hope you will join us in our February Sketch Challenge!

    The Resident Design Team

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