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Thursday, July 5, 2018

In the ocean

It's Thursday and Oldie but Goodie day over at Catch the Bug.
It's very hot and I envy this little monkey his dip in the ocean.
I made a pocket of vellum to make the water and stitched it closed after adding a few fish and starfish sequins. I ct the image in two to pop the upper part on foam on the water surface.

This card is also for:
Crafting By Designs - July Anything Goes
Crafty Creations - Anything Goes

16 comments:

scrAPpamondo said...

You are a genius, Pia!! The way you made the water adding fishes and starfishes is so clever, as well the two parts of the monkey's body to give him the appearance of a part underwater!!! And I have to say that your stitching looks just PERFECT! It's really a cute and fun card!! I would pin it, but Pinterst today isn't working for me, I don't know why :(
Hugs

meg said...

Brilliant card Pia, putting his bottom half behind the vellum with the fish gives extra dimension and it looks so realistic great card

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is gorgeous Pia. Love this cute chappie & your awesome layout.
Hugs
Cathy
xxxxx

Donna Ellis said...

Love your darling little monkey beach swimmer, Pia! The scene is adorable and beautifully designed with a fantastic use of vellum and color! It’s wonderful! Hugs, de

*Vicki* said...

Hello Pia!! Sorry I haven't been around for a long while (I also had short hair!), but I've come back to blog and I also have a different blog URL from before...my old blog gone now. I haven't stopped following you, I just haven't been around for a while! You always inspire me!

This monkey is just too darn cute! I love the underwater details with the vellum! Very clever and fun! Hope you are doing well! HUGS

Donna said...

This is just adorable, great idea with the vellum for water! Have a wonderful weekend!

Megan J said...

Hi Pia, a super fun summer card, love how you cut the image and made the little monkey float on the water... Thank you for joining us at Crafting by Designs.. good luck in the prize draw... Megan DT

Viv's Visuals said...

Seems ages since I paid you a visit Pia... I don't know where my time goes. Travel, home, washing, packing, travel! That's it at the moment.
Sorry to hear about your father in law too.
Clever use of the vellum - a fun card! x

Elizabeth Hart said...

Oh Gosh this little beach monkey is adorable. Thanks so much for joining us this time at the Crafty Creations Challenge, Elizabeth (DT)

Imke Ludwig said...

Welcome back, Pia. Sometimes life comes in between.....

A great scene, Pia. Great idea to use the vellum for a shaker card style. Love it !

Imke ~ MY CRAFTY PLACE

Chrissy said...

Aww..cute little monkey and love the vellum water and the shaker bits inside..fabulous card design Pia..

Luv CHRISSYxx

crafty-stamper said...

When I saw the pic and before I read you post I wondered how you had done the water effect it looks brilliant-totally inspiring
Carol x

Laurel Kerr said...

So Gorgeous Pia. I Love how you used the vellum to make the water..loz

Tammy said...

This is so cute Pia, I love the vellum and how you turned it into a shaker card, awesome design!

cotnob said...

A super card Pia, such a cute monkey - a great idea to use vellum to create the water.
Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob
x

Mervi said...

So clever and funny card, love it;-))m