Sunday, 6 July 2014

A Life On The Ocean’s Waves by Lynne Moncrieff


This week I am sharing a card which actually fits in with the latest theme, All At Sea, over at the That’s Crafty Challenge Blog.



Lynne Perrella Collection – LPC010 and LPC008
Oxford Impressions:- Castle Keep & The Deep
StazOn Timber Brown 
Distress Paints:- Weathered Wood, Broken China and Tea Dye
A4 White Cardstock (or 7”x5” cardbase)
Extras:- lace, metal frame, mirror embellishment, seam binding, German Scrap
gold mesh fabric and fabric


Tear watercolour paper to required size. Create texture and pattern with modelling paste and Mini Specimens stencil. Leave to dry before applying Twinkling H20s and Distress Paints. Adhere to cardbase.

Apply paints to tag. Stamp woman (LPC010). Re-ink edge only and stamp onto scrap cardstock. Roughly cut out and layer over main image. Ink up the sails and repeatedly stamp onto edges of tag. 

Stamp sun (from stamp on LPC008 collection) and text from Castle Keep onto stained cardstock. Layer onto and to edge of tag along with various scraps of fabrics. Apply Distress Paint Broken China to German Scrap, adhere to the tag.

Stamp shell onto stained cardstock, edge with Distress Paint Broken China. Gently curve and adhere to cardbase with silicone glue.

Embellish card with lace, metal frame and mirror embellishment and a scrap of stained seam binding.  


Until next time,



  1. This is beautiful Lynne :-). I am a huge fan of Lynne Perella stamps. Wonderful details. The background is stunning and the adornments just perfect.
    TFS and best wishes
    Annie x

  2. Stunning Lynne, love the gorgeous textured background, beautifully put together!!

  3. Wow Lynne. What a wonderful creation. Something I can only admire as its out of my depth. Your work is always remarkable. Hugs Rita xxx

  4. This is truly beautiful, I love LP stamps and you show these off so well. The composition is fantastic with just a hint of drama in the focal image. Just beautiful! Anne x

  5. A fabulous card Lynne, I love the background and how you've put all the elements together.
    xxx Hazel.

  6. This is so inspirational, Lynne! I imagine it having been submerged in some barnacled treasure chest in the hold of a Spanish galleon for years and years, visited only by fish with flashing gold fins and Mermaids! What an exciting and magical card to receive for one's birthday! Your blog is an absolute treasure trove of wonders too! I know I will always find something extraordinary when I visit! Julie Ann xxx

  7. love this lynne. the ammonite is my fave xx

  8. This is fabulous, Lynne! It's so rich in imagery and texture. I looks like an ancient illumination!

  9. It is stunning my dear Lynne, what a gorgous backbround , with the stenciled specimens and your colour choices- so beautiful, and the shell stamp so wonderful together with the "sailer" lady.Also I love you used a little gold to show the sunshine .
    Hug, Dorthe ,x

  10. This is gorgeous Lynne and so beautifully vintage in style.
    Fliss xx

  11. Simply stunning! I love this card Lynne! xxx

  12. SO Beautiful in every detail...
    you have created a magical scene!

  13. Absolutely gorgeous, great details Lynne, and the stamping is so beautiful!! Coco xx


Thank you for taking the time to leave a comment on our blog, we really appreciate it.

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...