Floaty Dreams by Bev Hilton


Hello everybody. Bev here on the blog today. I can't believe it's Wednesday again already. Where did the last week go? If you know me well, you won't be surprised to see me filling a hole in a great stencil with all things good. So today I am sharing my make using the awesome Marina from the Deep Sea Divas stamp set by Donna Gray. 

Here's what I used... 

Distress Oxide Inks - Cracked Pistachio, Broken China and Fossilized Amber
Posca Pen - White
Sakura Stardust Pen - Red and Orange
Polychromo Pencils
Wink of Stella - Clear - Spectrum Noir is a good alternative

Here's what I did...

I began with a piece of 9x9" card and taped my stencil in place. I then decided where I wanted my mermaid and stamped her in place. I did the same with the fish which I stamped three times. I also stamped my images onto masking tape and placed over my images to protect when blending my background.

I blended the Distress inks onto my card to create the sea. Once I was happy with the look I removed the stencil and then carefully removed the masking tape to reveal my images.

I then coloured my images with pencils and then went over Marina with the Wink of Stella to add some soft sparkle. I trimmed down my card a little before taking the Dinky Fossil stencil and Fossilized Amber Distress Oxide and blending around my card. I stamped my wording in black ink and the starfishes in Watering Can for a softer look. I felt Marina needed some beads for her necklace so opted for Enamel Accents. I dotted three tiny drops of enamel which finished the look nicely.

I mounted my make onto black card stock and then onto a piece of orange card before mounting onto white card base.

I hope you like it. Enjoy the rest of your week and see you all back here for my weekly Wednesday spot next week.

Much love, 

Bev. xxx

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  1. Looks brilliant Bev.
    Amanda x

  2. Wow Bev! A really stunning card and very clever use of the stencil too.
    Fliss xx

    1. Thank you Fliss, I do love my stencils. xxx

  3. Beautiful colouring Bev and Marina and her fishes look super surrounded by your clever use of those stencils.. Love it. Hugs Tracey xx

  4. An amazing design - so clever!! xx

  5. WOW WOW AND ANOTHER WOW,such a beautiful card, wonderful colouring skills :)
    Donna xx

    1. Ah thank you Donna. So pleased you like it. x

  6. Hi Bev, sorry I`m late , --
    such wonderful use of stencils and stamps - and such lovely colors . A gorgeous card !! xx

  7. Bev, This is great fun!


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