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Seaside Shore 3D Fish Tank Card

Hi Everyone.

I am so excited to share my Seaside Shore 3D Fish Tank Card with you all, that I honestly couldn’t wait and had to post about it TODAY!

Our Team – Eureka Stampers – has been set a challenge this week from our amazing leader.

She has challenged us to create SOMETHING every day for the first week of October.  She sets a specific challenge everyday, and we create something according to tat challenge! You may have already seen one I have shared on my Facebook Page – My Paper Oasis.

Todays challenge was to create something using EVERY SINGLE STAMP in one set!  Have you ever thought about such a task.  I realised the difficulty I was facing when rummaging through my sets to decide which stamp set to use.  So many actually have multiple sentiments that would make them tricky to use for this challenge. The more I looked, the more I realised just how tricky this was going to be!

After LOTS of consideration I decided to choose our Seaside Shore Stamp Set. It only had two sentiments and a host of stamps that coordinate really well together.  But I really wanted to do something Fancy!  So I started playing around with ideas in my head, and came up with using one of Bronwyn Eastley’s Tutorials for my design team project this month.  The tutorial I used to create my fish tank was none other than her Spring Planter Box Card!

Huh? I hear you ask – pop over to her tutorial shop HERE and see her brilliant design for yourself!

I basically used her Box Base to create the base of my Fish Tank.  Check it out –

Seaside Shore 3D Fish Tank Card by My Paper Oasis

I cannot tell you just how much fun this was to create!  The most difficult part was photographing the Fish Tank! But I gave it a good try so you could see all the angles!

The sides:

Seaside Shore 3D Fish Tank Card by My Paper Oasis

 

Seaside Shore 3D Fish Tank Card by My Paper Oasis

And from the top :

Seaside Shore 3D Fish Tank Card by My Paper Oasis

And you are going to love the next bit … it even folds flat for postage!  This one is in a 6″ x 6″ envelope.  The top will need adjusting slightly – or you could make your own using our Envelope Punch Board.

Seaside Shore 3D Fish Tank Card by My Paper Oasis

 

Bronwyn’s tutorials really are versatile.  I simply added Window Sheets at the same measurements as the box base (although I did have to trim a very small bit off one end for it to fit snuggly) and then filled it up with all the images from the stamp set as per our team challenge!

I truly hope you love it as much as I do! I would love to hear what you think – so feel free to leave me a comment 🙂

Happy Crafting!

 

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Honeycomb Happiness Easter Card in a Box

Well it’s March already! That means there is just under one month left to get all the Sale-a-bration goodies you are after! LESS than ONE MONTH! Arrgghhhhhhhh….do you have all of yours yet???

One of my favourites would have to be Honeycomb Happiness. It is soon cute and easy to use – especially when you combine it with matching designer paper, such as the Birthday Bouquet as I have done in the past.

This project was a little different.  I was requested to make a couple of Easter Cards.   Now I LOVE easter – i am a self confessed chocoholic!  But I don’t do very many Easter cards…..AT ALL!  But with the limited Easter Sets we have this year, I knew that little chicken from the Honeycomb Happiness set was going to be perfect. And because it fit the brief for the SUO challenge 143 for March, I thought I would play along with that too! It’s the first time I have played along with the SUO challenges, but those of you who visit regularly know that I quite like a challenge! You can find all the info for the SUO challenges here.

And I love a card in a box for a bit of a fancy card…. so here is what I came up with…..

My Paper Oasis, Honeycomb Happiness, Card in a box, Easter Card

How cute is that! I LOVE how it turned out.  I started by picking a nice floral piece of DSP from the wildflower fields DSP (another Sale-a-bration freebie with a $90 spend).  I then build my box and colours around that.  That’s one of the best things about Stampin Up! Everything coordinates!  I featured colours Blackberry Bliss, Calypso Coral, Lost Lagoon and Hello Honey when building this card.

I used the Sprinkles of Life set for my little easter basket – and can you guess how I made the little easter eggs???? I used the little spoon from our new Cups and Kettles Framelits Dies. I just trimmed off the spoon tip and stamped with some mini stamps (the Perpetual Birthday Calendar Stamp set is perfect for this, but you could use any little stamps you have!) And to save me colouring my chicken, I just stamped him directly onto some Hello Honey Cardstock. Too Easy!!!!

My Paper Oasis, Honeycomb Happiness, Card in a box, Easter Card

I hope you enjoyed these projects.  Don’t forget any $90 order earns you any Sale-a-bration item for FREE!

Mel xx

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