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Monday, August 1, 2016

Somethin's Fishy...

Hello Friends!

I was given the assignment (by my husband) of making a Thank You card.  His boss took everyone from his office on a fishing trip so he needed an appropriate card for the occasion (Think manly + fishing + co-worker + thank you).  Here's what I came up with for him:
So I tried a new technique here - The waves background came from an embossing folder, but I didn't want it to fill the whole background, so I fussy-cut the top third off along the wave line - I love how it came out!  I can't wait to try this with other embossing folders/patterns on future cards :)

I used jewelry making jump rings to attach the fish to the line - it was a cute visual, but I wouldn't recommend doing that for a card you're going to mail.

I used some Glossy Accents on the fish to make them appear wet in spots:

Thanks for stopping by - Have an inspired day!

About this card:
Card Base - Papertrey Ink Chocolate Cardstock
Fish - Cut from Outdoor Man Cricut cartridge
Waves embossing folder - Darice
Sentiment - Papertrey Ink Fruit Fusion (Grapes)
Stash - Glossy accents, twine, jump rings, brads, Memento Ink

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