Saturday, March 24, 2012

A Fish Named Wanda

Good evening !    I'm still feeling a little jet-lagged, but it's going away thank heavens.   At least I'm still awake and it's later than 8:00 pm  :)

I created this card for Designs by Ryn using her new Sea Creatures line.      The new line is awesome, I especially like the texture of the Bubbles.    They will be added to her website at the end of April.



The background for this card was created by blending Smooch inks- Frosted Aqua, Pool & Lettuce.   I stamped over the smooch inks with Ryn's "Sea Bubbles Set CM-S15" with Brilliance Gold and then again with Memento Bamboo Leaves.     The Angel Fish - "Wanda CM-S7" was stamped and embossed with gold on water colour paper and then painted with my Tom bow markers & water.  I cut her out and popped her up onto the background.    I added a few pearls and layered onto co-ordinating cardstock.

The wonderful quote is by Impression Obsession C5053 - "Voice of the Sea"  which was embossed with Jade powder.     



I recall a movie that was out in the Eighties titled a 'Fish named Wanda' , it's a hilarious comedy.   Nothing to do with this card of coarse but it came to mind when I saw that Ryn named this Angel fish 'Wanda' :)

Thanks for stopping by and enjoy the rest of the weekend.
Shirley

13 comments:

  1. Beautiful card Shirley, I love the name of it ! That movie was hilarious :)

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  2. Wowzers Shirley! This is Gor-Juss!! 8-) Love the Wonderful colors you chose and the Awesome Bubble BG! Just Fabulous! 8-)

    Hugs and Happy Weekend!
    Shannon

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  3. Really beautifull card, like the colours of the see, the beautifull fisch and the bubbles ,and a great sentiment!!I admire your work of art!!!

    Greatings

    Maria

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  4. Dear Shirley this is sooooo beautiful. The colors, the combination and verly lovely.
    I email you soon, sorry for the long time between.
    Lovely greet
    marja

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  5. This is stunning Shirley, a beautiful fish and a wonderful background. I love those bubbles, and the colours really work well together. Glad to see you were not too jet lagged to Craft :)

    Sue x

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  6. Hi Shirley,
    I am awful busy at the moment so I don't leave comments frequently, I saw your beautiful fish and the background swirls are lovely! Could not discover the new stamps at the website of Ryn but maybe they are coming..it's a beautiful coloured card! sunny greet, Miranda

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  7. This is gorgeous Shirley!! The colors certainly speak of the ocean. I'm so glad I live on the coast! The background reminds me of polished stone. I haven't used smooch inks, now I'm intrigued.

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  8. You know you are good when you can make a card this good when you are jet lagged! You convinced me that I should buy some colored smooch inks next time I go shopping! Love the background and those bubbles and sentiment!
    Hugs
    Ellen

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  9. Awsome background and such beautiful colours.Love this card. Just gorgeous. PS Hope you brought back some lovelies from BONNIE SCOTLAND.

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  10. Shirley you did a beautiful job again with my stamps!!! I am so lucky to have you as a part of my design team :)I couldn't resist naming this fish Wanda after the movie. haha, I was wondering if anyone would notice.

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  11. Hi Shirley!
    WOW this one is REALLY nice!! What a nice fish and terrific background with those very cool bubbles! Really great! Love the colours as well, what a nice combination! Great tropical colours for the fish too, what a nice card, very pleasing to the eye! Very very nicely done!
    Warm greetings from Marlene :)

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  12. Hi Shirley: This card makes me think of snorkelling in Bahamas - gorgeous colours and nice, inspirational verse to go with the fishie.

    I was reading that you have an Aunt in the Netherlands and you visit her there. My daughter was an exchange student with Rotary International and lived in Zeist, Nederlands for a year in 1995. We visited her for two weeks and toured all over Holland - my gosh, such a beautiful country and friendly people. We have fond memories of our time there, and someday,I would love to go back.
    Sharon

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  13. The whole card makes you want to go for a swim! Love those bubbles, the fish, and that BG too!!

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