Mermaid Tails & Rainbow Scales

Created for the Catchy Crafts Creative Team, featuring the Crafts4U Fish Scale Frame & the Star Mermaid dies together with Oxide Inks & Perfect Peals.

Products List
My Favorite Things Clear Stamps Handwritten Happiness MFTCS214
Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad Wilted Violet TDO56355
Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad Cracked Pistachio TDO55891
Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad Broken China TDO55846
Stazon Ink Pad Jet Black
Ranger Perfect Pearls
Sticky Pearl Strip

Tools
Basic tool kit (Crafts4U trimmer, scissors, Crafts4U double sided Tape, Crafts4U Foam Tape, pencil, tweezers etc), Ink Blending Tool, Glue, Washi Tape (for holding dies in place), Hinged Stamper, Die Cutting Machine.

Instructions
Fold & score a piece of A5 white card in half for the base card in the portrait position, cut a 2.5cm x 10cm (sentiment piece of white card) Using the Ink Blending tool blend the three colours on the card front & the sentiment piece & stamp the Happy Birthday image on the sentiment piece.
Cut a piece of the silver foil card to the size of the Fish Scale Frame, apply the Crafts4U 100mm x 20m Double Sided Tape to cover the entire back (leave the backing on) place the die on the silver side use some washi tape to hold to the cutting pad & die cut (NB: keep 5 of the cut out pieces) peel off the backing paper (keep backing to use as a stencil) & attach to the card front leaving an even border then peel the backing off the 5 pieces & randomly place back in the frame
Die cut the Star Mermaid from black cardstock, place the tail of the mermaid under the Fish Scale backing stencil & blend the colours in three sections down the tail, leaving the stencil in place lightly dust the blended section with Perfect Pearls.

Attach the birthday sentiment to the card front, using foam tape mount the mermaid & star under the sentiment & last place some pearls across the mermaids waist.