Ellen Hutson Heat Embossing Techniques Water Coloring

Mermaid Tails

Mermaid tails! I LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE this stamp set from Ellen Hutson. Swoon! I think it’s brilliant! I am playing along with the current Pin-Sights Challenge and the inspiration photo (attached at the end of this post)  screamed “use that mermaid tale” at me…. So I did, twice!

For my first card, I watercolored the background and stamped the mermaid tale with blue ink, stamped it again with Versamark ink and then heat embossed with some sparkly embossing powder A and man does that tail shine! And check out those “water drops – thank you NUVO DROPS!

For my second card, I kept the design similar, with the exception of leaving a lot of white background.

All the supplies I used are linked below for you!

Here is a look at the inspiration photo for the current challenge! I hope you will play along. A randomly selected participant will win a $50 gift certificate to the Ellen Hutson store!

Goodies used:

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  1. These are beautiful Laurel.

  2. How fun, Laurel! Nice to see you again!

  3. Tara Prince says:

    Great mermaid cards!!

  4. Leanne in Cali says:

    Love that sparkly mermaid’s tail! Thanks for sharing!!

  5. Maggie B says:

    Hi Laurel ~ Your cards are just plain fun! I have (& LOVE) this stamp and die set and have made a few cards with it (totally CASED them from YT!). Anyone who’s received them has loved them, especially my daughter (who called me and asked me when I actually started feeling like an “adult”….lol. I told her I’d let her know when that happens. Hahahaha). Thanks so much for sharing and for the inspiration. ~BIG HUGS~

  6. Beautiful job !!

  7. I love these cards. I’m with you, I really love this stamp set!

  8. These are two gorgeous mermaid tails.

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