Saturday, August 11, 2012

Notebook Cover-The Sweet Stop Sketch 171

Happy Sweet Stop Saturday my friends!!  Another week has come and gone way to quickly.  We took another trip to Austin today but his time to stop by Ikea.  My kids love going there and playing in the kids area while we shop, it was on their "summer to do" list.  So funny I take them to children's musems and places all summer and they just want to go to Ikea, granted I think this trip cost me more than  any of the others LOL.
Anyway, as I said it is The Sweet Stop Saturday and we have another fabulous sketch to share with you.  The reason my card looks so big is because this is actually a special cover I made for my first graders 3 ring binder.  Riley loves mermaids, dolphins and lady bugs so we hit 2 out of three.

The background stamp is from Make It Crafty called Coral Border Digi, the mermaid is Sweet November Shimmer Rekelp and the dolphin is from the Ocean Wavedancer digi.  The swirl is from Memory Box.  The wave punch is from Fiskars and I used  circle punches and Copics to create the bubbles. Riley made sure that I knew dolphins look shiny so I added a coat of Glossy Accents and the mermaid got a coat of Crystal Stickles.
Hair-E47, E44, E43, E42, E41
The Sugar Babies

Monika Davis
Cathy McCauley
Shannon White
Janice Melton
                   Wendy Ramlakhan(on vacation)
Chris Dickinson
Have a wonderful weekend and thank you for stopping by.


FiLoMa said...

This card is beautiful. I love the coral pink in the mermaid, very pretty. Thanks for playing along at Creative Card Crew. Cheers FiLoMa DT

Sue Nicholson said...

Beautiful card and image. Thanks for joining us at S G challenge, good luck cheers Sue N x

Vicky said...

Great card, I love the gorgeous papers and you have coloured those sweet images beautifully. Thanks for joining us at Creative Card Crew.

hugs Vicky xxx

Kasey ~ in Oz said...

Oh the shimmer on your mermaid is stunning. Gorgeous card Shelby. Thanks so much for joining our Water Play challenge.

Kasey ~ in Oz

Ann Whitfield said...

Wonderful card Shelby, thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Ann's
Ann x

Cathymac said...

Your daughter's notebook will be the envy of all the first graders in her class, Shelby! How adorable...the image with the fabulous coloring and sparkle is just precious, and I love that wave border with the bubbles! What a wonderful way to use the sketch! Have a fabulous weekend!

Sandy said...


Misha said...

I'm so glad you guys made it to IKEA! Your coloring on this one is amazing, BTW~

Monika/Buzsy said...

What a sweet binder cover Shelby. That mermaid image look fabulous. Also love the colors. Riley is going to love this!

Tracey Manderson said...

wow so cute and bright. ( i really do need that die!!) Thanks for joining us at the Paper Shelter, good luck and hope you will join us again.

Angela said...

Wow, I love this! Beautiful colors...beautiful coloring...great sketch and use of diecuts! Thank you for joining us at Creative Card Crew!

Shannon White said...

Oh Wow! This is Fabulous Miss Shelby! And I agree with Miss Cathy! Riley will be the envy of her entire first grade class with this Darling Binder cover! Wow!! So Pretty and Sweet! Love the Darling image and all the fun bubbles and waves and touch of sparkle too! 8-)


Marie said...

Really really lovely. Love your coloring. Thanks for playing with us over at the Paper Shelter this week.
Love n hugs

Sweet Fairy said...

This is so nice card. I have tried to Print VIP cards but it was so difficult to design the best. Your design is so beautiful.

Angélique said...

This is a beautiful card, I love the mermaid.
Thanks for playing with us over at the Paper Shelter.

Kym's Crafty Cards said...

You have made a lovely card which fits our challenge well. Thanks for taking part in Crafty Ann's Challenge this fortnight and best of luck. We hope to see you back again very soon. Best wishes, Kym, Crafty Ann's Design Team xxx

Marcy said...

I love the mermaid. Found you accidentally tonight and I see you don't want to list the copics you used but am wondering if you would be willing to email me just the colors you used on the mermaids outfit? I just love the combo!!!! If you would be willing you could send to it

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