Friday, August 2, 2013

Stampendous and Dreamweaver Summer Fun Blog Hop: Day Five

It's fun in the sun time again with another collaboration between Stampendous and Dreamweaver Stencils! We'll be playing together all of this week, with a fabulous hop on Friday, August 2nd, featuring a slew of amazing talent from both teams, and of course...prizes!!!

Two prize packages will be given away for the comments left on posts Monday-Thursday, July 29th - August 1st, and one prize will be given away for comments left on the hop day, Friday, August 2nd. Winners will be selected randomly and announced Thursday, August 8th. (Note: USA addresses only, please, due to shipping costs.) Here's what you could win:

Stampendous Surfer and Sandcastle Kiddos • Dreamweaver Hot Air Balloon, Ice Cream Cones, Summer, Mosaic Swirls, Bird Words, and Sandcastle stencils

 Here's what I created:
It is a notebook--actually, a composition book that I purchased for 50 cents.  Instead of a full blown tutorial today (I know you have a lot of blogs to visit), I am going to include just the materials list and a few close up pictures.
Double Sided Mounting Paper
Stencil Brushes
Splendor Stamp Pad
Handmade Hawaiian Soap
Stampendous Cling Mermaid Stamp
Stampendous Encrusted Jewel Teal Kit--Teal Color Fragments, Aged Teal Embossing Enamel and Teal    
                  Mica Flakes
Stampendous Royal Blue Pearl Glitter
Stampendous Green Pearl Glitter
Stampendous Pearlized Mica
Stampendous Gilded Mica
Stampendous Tarnished Mica
Stampendous Magenta Pearl Glitter
Stampendous Red Ultra Fine Glitter
Stampendous Bronze Glass Glitter
Stampendous Crystal Glitter
Stampendous Golden Sand Embossing Powder
Stampendous Fun Flock Envious Green
Stampendous Fun Flock Raspberry Tart

May Arts Blue Ribbon
May Arts Hemp Ribbon
White Glue with a Fine Tip
Stayzon Jet Black
Xyron Machine in 5" and 9"
Patterned Paper
Composition Notebook
Colored Pencils
Shrink Plastic
Big Bite (just to make holes in shrink plastic)
Heat Gun
Manual Die Cut Machine

Here is another overall look, so you can see how it was put together.

Thanks for stopping by.  Don't forget to leave a comment here and at all the other blogs listed for your chance to win that fantastic prize!


  1. This notebook is just exquisite! Love those die cut corals and beautifully colored mermaid

  2. I would love to see a tutorial on this sometime. I'm so gonna be busy on pinterest after work today!

  3. Thanks for playing, Laura! It's a terrific card with lots of color and undersea wonder. We're so glad you could join the hop!

  4. I love that Mermaid stamp! She's one of my favs! Super cute notebook cover!

  5. Beautiful Laura! I love how good the leafless tree looks as coral! Thanks for a fun week!

  6. Awesome art - love all the attention to details. The mermaid and sea horse are amazing.

  7. Awesome way to decorate a notebook!
    sue in Ohio

  8. Your notebook cover looks gorgeous! Beautiful alteration and the Mermaid adds such a dreamy look to your project :).

    Ps. My link is missing on your list - if you could please add me, that would be great! :)

  9. You captured the underwater it!!!

  10. What a clever card...all the underwater lush look is perfect for your mermaid! Thanks for sharing!

  11. What a beautiful stamp! And the coloring is amazing.

  12. Beautiful projects on the blog hop, thanks for all the inspiration!

    Carol B

  13. I love this image, what a beautiful piece of work.

  14. Everything on your card looks so realistic. I love the sea. Great job. Thanks for sharing.


  15. card! I love all the little details! The shells, the coral and that darling little seahorse! TFS!

  16. wow, what a cool notebook to start back to school with. just think I had paperbag bookcovers and enjoyed decorating them. what I could have done with these cool toys!

  17. OMG!!! I have this stamp but I have never used it in such a beautiful way. Thanks for the idea.

  18. Great card.

    craftymom205 at yahoo dot com

  19. What a cool way to use the bare branch tree stencil!

  20. AMAZING Creation for today!! THANKS for sharing and have a Fabulous Weekend!! ;)

  21. Great variation with the Leafless Tree die. Love the mermaid colors and sparkle!

  22. Wowzer that mermaid has a fantastic scenery created by you! Lovely shimmery seaweed!

  23. Laura, I love how you have brought so many nautical elements together around the mermaid. Thank you for your support and design work during the hop! As per usual you rock!!!

  24. Wow! Again you've outdone yourself with this piece! I especially love that little dangling seahorse. Loads of detail in this project.