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Mermaid Fantasy!



What a great month so far... have you been following along?  Altered Pages is partnering with IMAGINE Crafts for the month of JUNE. Both design teams have been creating AWESOME projects.  Please take the time to view each project this month!

We are doing a GIVEAWAY for the month of June to celebrate our Partnership with IMAGINE Crafts/Tsukineko.  
You can win by leaving comments!   We will draw a winning name July 1.

Receive: 15 x 18 inch heavy weight AlteredPages canvas tote with 4 StazOn midi Inks, Shimmer Mist, Alice in Wonderland Stamp Set, 5 assorted Tags, 5 large glassine envelopes and Washi Tape ~ WOW!

Mermaid Fantasy
 
 
The background panel was created with IMAGINE Crafts/Tsukineko Radiant Neon Electric Blue & Radiant Neon Electric Green applied with Ink Blushers.

Add Netting Octopus Die cut with Nori Paste.  Attach shells with Tacky Glue!
 
Stamp image of Mermaid with VersaFine Black Ink, color Mermaid using Memento Dual Markers  Pistachio and Peanut Brittle. Finish the Mermaid with a spritz of Shimmer Mist Frost.
 
Add German scrap foil.  Stamp "Undersea Fanatasy' and "Mermaid' , cut words separately, ink edges with Radiant Neon Electric Blue.


 
Supplies:
Mermaid Stamp
Undersea Fantasy Stamp
Netting
Shells
Octopus Diecut
 
Other Altered Pages Supplies
Radiant Neon Electric Blue
Radiant Neon Electric Green
Shimmer Mist
Memento Dual Markers  Pistachio and Peanut Brittle
VersaFine Black Ink

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