Thursday, June 25, 2015

Happy Birthday Fishes - MFTWSC #234


Hi, everyone, I’m back again with this week’s MFT Wednesday Sketch Challenge! Are you ready? Here’s this week’s sketch. All of the details about the sketch challenge are available on the MFT Challenge & Inspiration blog as well as in the weekly newsletter. The MFT Challenge & Inspiration Team will be on hand to provide plenty of inspiration to get you started.


So, right off you can tell I was a rebel—but not much of one ;-) I changed the vertical stripes to horizontal but otherwise kept the integrity of the sketch. I started with a Whip Cream card stock base. Then, on a piece of Sno Cone card stock, I stencil Waves Stencil with Summer Splash dye ink and built a shaker box aquarium scene. The “metal frame” of my aquarium was made by cutting silver foil card stock with Stitched Rectangle Frames Die-namics. I added heat resistant acetate for the glass and fish cut with Fishbowl Die-namics. The sentiment is from DC You’re Fin-tastic and was stamped on Black Licorice card stock with Versamark then heat embossed with white detail embossing powder then popped up on foam. The “sand” in my shaker card is made up of sequins and seed beads.

Another sentiment from DC You’re Fin-tastic was stamped on the inside.


And that’s it for this card! Thanks so much for stopping by—see you soon!

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DC You’re Fin-tastic (MFT)
Summer Splash dye ink, Black Licorice dye ink, Versamark (MFT)
Whip Cream card stock, Sno Cone card stock, Black Licorice card stock, Ripe Raspberry card stock, Orange Zest card stock, Daffodil card stock, Lush Lagoon card stock, Peach Bellini card stock, silver foil card stock, heat resistant acetate (MFT)
Accessories/tools: Vagabond; Fishbowl Die-namics, Stitched Rectangle Frames Die-namics, Waves Stencil, white detail embossing powder, foam mounting tape, 1/8” ScorTape (MFT); heat tool, sponge dauber



  1. OK, sketch.... ROCKED! You nailed it! This is too darn cute!

  2. This is really awesome.. Just love aquarium cards, and you did it great with that sketch. Thank you for sharing.


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