In other news....Carabelle stamps again!! Hooray, I hear you say. And so you should - these are lovely as well.
I made the background using my Distress spritzers onto watercolour card. I then stamped the circles over the top using distress ink pad. The mermaid and fish I stamped using staz-on. The detail of this image is stunning. The distress crayons are fab for colouring the image, and great to add tone and texture.
This was a strange choice for me - not usually a stamp I'd go for...but I really really like it. It's really cool. I made my background using the distress crayons in my art journal. I wanted the mermaid to sit in the background and be really subtle, so I stamped using my distress ink. I also wanted her to be on both sides, so I stamped her onto tissue paper, which I then glued onto my page using decoupage glue.
The fish was a cool background, made from all the inks, and then dried. I stamped and embossed my fishy, and cut it out. I did add some extra elements in - to break up the colours
Finally, a sentiment. Finishes it off.
Oh...I forgot to share this one. I created the background with the distress crayons, and just overstamped using the paint daubers. It's ready to become something!