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Thursday, June 6, 2013

tales of a mermaid Card

Created the Mermaid using Pirates & Mermaids Cricut cartridge. Used a sketch you can see below. Added a wobble to back of Mermaid.

Wobble action:

Supplies List

Cricut Lite cartridge: Pirates & Mermaids 5 1/2" Mermaid1
paper - core'dinations cardstock - blues, brown, tan,
   the Paper Studio Water Waves scrapbook paper
ribbon: Celebrate It Basic Narrows
Spellbinder: Nest - Classic Ovals, Large ClassicScalloped Ovals
stamp: K Andrew Designs Pirate Tales & Fish Scales
washi tape: Recollections
wobble: on back of Mermaid

Entering this into the following challenges:

6/7 Allsorts Wk209 Here Come the Girls 3E(#2) 6/1

6/7 JW Scrap Shack FFC#2 Sketch unlim 5/31

6/8 Cupcake Insp Ch213 At the Beach 3E(#2) 6/2

6/8 Glitter N Sparkle Ch35 Anything that starts with a 'B': buttons, bows, bees, butterflies unlim B for blue color 6/2
6/8 Pink Elephant TPE202 Summer Time Theme unlim 6/3
6/8 Pink by Design Boys Boys Boys unlim can be for man 6/3

6/9 Craftin Desert Diva Craft It Up & Link It Up Party #7 Ribbon or Twine unlim 5/27 
6/9 Cupcake Craft Cupcake 245 Summer Scene 2E(#1) 6/3
6/9 LEJ Designs Ch56 Splish Splash Splosh 3E(#1) 6/4

6/10 {PIN}spirational Ch60 Photo of Mermaid 5E(#2) 6/4

6/10 Simon Says Stamp Masculine/Father's Day 5E(#4) card is masculine/fem 6/5 
6/10 Victorine Stamps Ch60 Father's Day/Masculine unlim card is masculine/fem 5/28 

6/12 Milk Coffee Ch Father's Day and/or Male Insp Creations 3E(#2) card is Male Insp 6/6

6/13 Choc Coffee Cards Ch40 Fantasy and/or Fairies 2E(#1) 5/31 

6/15 A Muse Studio It's Summertime Card 3E(#1) 6/3
6/15 Gingerloft GL Critters of the Sea 3E(#2) 6/2

6/18 Aud Sentiments Anything Goes unlim 6/5

6/30 DLART Thankful Thurs Linky Ch : June Anything Goes unlim 6/6 
6/30 Ribbon Carousel RCC82 Fun in the Sun unlim 6/4


  1. Very pretty mermaid.
    Thank you for joining us at GingerLoft :)

  2. What a GREAT card .... perfect for our challenge and I LOVE how you have used a wobble spring thing on the back ... great idea xx

    Thank you for joining us over at LEJ DESIGNS CHALLENGE BLOG

    Good Luck

    Tina DT xxx

  3. Gorgeous summer card Melissa, love the mermaid.

    Thank you for sharing with Cupcake Craft Challenges this week.

    Warm hugs

  4. What a fantastic card! Thank you so much for sharing her with us at Cupcake Inspirations! Good luck!
    Rene :D

  5. Pretty card, thanks for joining us at Allsorts this week. xxxx

  6. Very sweet
    Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday Anything Goes June Linky Party
    DIANA L.

  7. Lovely card, thanks for joining us at Gingerloft xxx

  8. Gorgeous Card!!! Loving the mermaid wobbling! Thank you for playing with us this week at Jo's Funday Friday Challenges!

    Jo's Scrap Shack

  9. Wow, a fabulous card Melissa. Love the wobble and the mermaid cutout is divine. Your sentiment is cool too! Thanks for playing along at Gingerloft this week. Susan (DT)

  10. Fabulous card Melissa, great mermaid, thank you for playing along with us at Glitter N Sparkle this week, good luck xxx

  11. Absolutely love your mermaid wobble n all. Thanks for sharing with us at Jo's Funday Friday Challenges.

  12. This is fabulous! Thanks for joining at Chocolate, Coffee & Cards Challenges: Fantasy and/or Fairies

  13. beautiful creation. Love your take on the letter b. Thank you for joining us at Glitter n Sparkle this week. Hugs Shelly

  14. Love this Melissa! Such a pretty mermaid and nice soft colors! Your wobble is great, she can swim and wiggle that pretty tail! Glad to have you with us again! Hugs, Joanne

  15. Thank you so much for entering LEJ Designs Challenge No. 56 - Splish Splash Splosh.

    Wonderful card and fits our theme perfectly. I love the movement in the card with the spring. Such gorgeous aqua colours.

    I hope you will join us again in our future Weekly Challenges over on the LEJ Designs Challenge Blog.

    Hugs Lisa xxxxx DT Member

  16. This one is gorgeous, too!! The shimmery papers you used are so pretty!! Love it!!

    A Mermaid's Crafts

  17. A lovely summery card, thanks for joining in with our challenge this week at CCC.

    Liza x

  18. Very cool card! I love your mermaid and your ocean color combo! Thanks for joining Jo's Funday Friday;-)

  19. Beautiful card - I love the design! Thanks for joining us at Cupcake and good luck! Delphine xx

  20. What a cute card--love the wiggle!

    Thanks so much for joining us in at the {Pin}Spirational Challenge this week—Good Luck and we hope to see you in future challenges too! Barb—DT.

  21. I love action wobbles. Great use of them on this birthday card! The current challenge at Simon Says Stamp is masculine themed though. :(

    But we appreciate you playing along with us!!!!

  22. What an adorable this cute mermaid!

  23. Vdery interesting card! Love the wobbling!
    Thank you for playing along at Milk Coffee Challenge and Good Luck!
    Smiles, Kaly

  24. Adorable!!!!!! Thanks for participating in our {PIN}SPIRATIONAL challenge!! Hope to see you again next week!

    A Little Bit O' Paper

  25. Fun card! Thanks for joining us at the A Muse Studio Challenge!