23 Jul 2017

Underwater Mini Book Cover





I have always loved seahorses so when I saw 49 and Market's gorgeous Sea and  Sand paper pad, I knew it would be perfect for my mini book to scrapbook the few days I recently spent at the seaside.Then I saw they had matching seahorse stamps ! So of course I just had to get those too!





I decided to use the front cover of the pad as my mini book cover and covered it in gesso, then I had my doubts as it got a bit soggy poggy, but luckily it was ok when it dried out. I made a a background with watercolours and used embossing powder in olive for the seaweed. For the air bubbles I embossed some with clear and others with white. I watercoloured the lovely seahorses and stamped Indigoblu's bubble stamp all around the edges and heat embossed them  in white.



I finished off by spreading some bead gel over the bottom of the cover.This was my first play with the stamps and I am looking forward to using them again.


Thank you so much for stopping by, I would like to share this with the following challenges.




8 comments:

  1. What creative techniques to create such a lovely watery scene.
    Thanks for sharing with us at Happy Little Stampers and I hope you will join us again soon.
    Hugs
    Carol x

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  2. Super project Jannet. Lovely detail and texture especially the bead gel. What a great effect that gives.
    Flo :)

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  3. Super cool project! Thank you for joining us at Stamps and Stencils this month! Branka DT

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  4. You really captured a beautiful watery texture. I love the seahorse images! Gorgeous entry for our challenge at S&S. Thanks so much for playing along! Hugs, Autumn

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  5. fabulous make - great use of that bubble stamp!!! Thanks for joining us at Stamps and Stencils this month! Hugs rachel x

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  6. Louely cover,
    Thank you for Joining us at Happy Little stampers and waiting to see next time.

    Hugs
    Meena HLS WC DT

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  7. Wonderful underwater scene. Love the embossed bubbles. Thanks for joining us at Stamps and Stencils.
    Hugs!
    Cec

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  8. I'm a little late to this undersea party, but had to pop in to tell you how lovely this is! I love those bubbles and seashorses!

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