Monday, June 3, 2019

Rose Mermaid by Ching-Chou Kuik

Hi there, peeps!  I hope you had a lovely weekend.  It's so hard to believe that June is already here.  I love mermaids and the theme for Ching-Chou Kuik's monthly Facebook challenge is "Under the Sea".    I chose "Rose Mermaid", found here:
In addition to a Facebook challenge, Ching-Chou has a challenge blog.  If you enter either one, or both, you may win some beautiful images.  Check it out:
Here is my inspirational DT card:

A front view of the card:

Copic markers and FC Polychromos pencils were used to colour this gorgeous image.  I wish you a happy week.  Lori xx

Materials and Tools Used

Sides of card:  EK Success "Chinese Knot Chain" punch
Coral:              Marianne Creatables "Coral Seaweed" die
Flower:            EK Success "Gardenia" punch
Fish:                Heartfelt Crreations "Under the Sea" paper pad (I fussy cut it)
Leaves:           Cheery Lynn "Flourish Leaf Strip" die

Swarovski crystals and seashells are from my stash.

Challenges Entered 

Morgan's ArtWorld Challenge Blog
SheepSki Designs Challenge Blog
Lemon Shortbread Challenge Blog
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Challenge Blog
The Paper Shelter Challenge Blog
World Wide Open Design Team Challenge Blog
Crafting from the Heart Challenge Blog


  1. Stunning card, love the image and wonderful embellishments.
    Linda xxx

  2. Thank you for joining us at challenge Lemon Shortbread
    DT Maria

  3. Gorgeous creation Lori, lovely coloring and design! Thank you for sharing with us over at World Wide Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.
    ~ Sherry DT/Admin xx

  4. Gorgeous card Lori! Love this image and your great design. Thank you for sharing with us over here at World Wide Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

    Gale DT for

  5. Gorgeous creation Lori,beautiful coloring! Thank you for sharing with us over at Morgan's Artworld Open Challenge. Love to see you join in each month.
    ~ Sherry DT/Admin/Coordinator xx

  6. Lovely!!! Thanks for joining our challenge at
    Morgan's Artworld Open Challenge blog
    I hope you’ll join us next time again.
    (DT member)

  7. Beautiful. The openwork edges frame your wonderful colouring perfectly.

    Thank you for joining us on the "For Someone Special" challenge at SheepSki Designs Challenge Blog. Looking forward to seeing you again next challenge.
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