Sea Turtle

Hello Cheapo Dies Fans!!  Lori here today and I want to share with you this card I made with the Adorable Exclusive Cheapo Dies Sea Turtle die!  I absolutley LOVE this die!  I had so much fun making it! I also used the Exclusive Cheapo Dies Coral Reef die after cutting off the fish. 

For this A2 card I started with white card stock for the base of the card.  I took a piece of watercolor paper, my craft mat and some blue and green distress oxides.  I rubbed the different color distress oxides onto the craft mat, spritzed them with water and then ran my paper through it several times, drying the paper with my heat gun between layers of distress oxide, when I liked the way it looked I added it to the white card stock base.  I took another piece of watercolor paper and did the same thing with distress oxides and then I took the Coral Reef die and cut out the paper, I cut off the fish and added the coral to the bottom of the card.  I took more watercolor paper and a bunch of different distress oxides and added them to my craft mat, spritzing and drying in between each layer.  When I liked the color I took the Sea Turtle die and cut out the paper.  I took all the negative pieces out and inked them with Versamark and heat embossed them with clear embossing powder.  For the body of the turtle I stamped it with Versamark and then heat embossed it with Fractured Ice embossing powder and then I added the turtle to the card.  I took the negative pieces that were embossed with clear embossing powder and in-laid them back into the turtle.  I really love the way the distress oxides and the Fractured Ice embossing powder mixed together on the turtle.  I took some black ink and stamped the sentiment onto the card.

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  1. You did a nice job. That is a very nice sea turtle. I just may have to get one!

  2. I wanted to add that you did a great job on the background and coloring the turtle. I would not have thought of the clear embossing but that is a great idea. I have never used fractured ice embossing powder. What does that do fifferently from regular clea embossing powder?

    1. It has different colors in the embossing powder, clear, ice blue, and black.



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