And he looked through the broken glass in the Porthole and......

'OOOO there was a Mermaid!!' LOL
I had such fun making this card late last night. I just didn't want to stop!! Hee Hee
It sure was a difficult to photograph too, as I couldn't get the lighting right. So this will have to do. I have used Mermaid Tilda(one of my faves at the moment). The papers are Magnolia.
The ship script came in very useful for this and is from the 'Nautical' sheet From Aspects of Design(But is now being sold separately)

I used UTEE over her (3 layers), then cracked it when cool to make it look like broken glass. Around the outside I used Ideaolgy 'Hitch Fasteners' as the bolts on the porthole. Also the netting at the top is from my Garlic!!

23 comments:

mustavcoffee said...

Love this card Debbie, the cracked porthole is pure magic, I can see why you didn't want to stop:D xx

Magali said...

Wow wow wow really gorgeous !!! I love the Tim Holtz die, it makes me think about a nautical whell (don't know the right word in english LOL).
Love the waves too !!!
Hugs
Mag :)

sue said...

this is spectacular, how long did it take to make, its beautiful and I love all the detail x sue x

chrissy xx said...

Wow! Scrumptious. You are one cleaver girl! lol.
Chrissyxx

PatR said...

I can see why you enjoyed creating this card Debbie it's amazing. Love all the detail you've put in it.
xx

chris said...

Hi Debbie, You Have Done It Again!
another amazing card, I can see why you enjoyed doing this.
I will have to look out for what my garlic comes in from now on.
hugs chris xx
Its amazing.

angelwhispers said...

Wow it's beautiful and I love the effect of the cracked glass.

Loving the net and where it's from!!! lol

Love Chanelle xx

Kathy said...

GOrgeous card!! Love the pretty colors and all your lovely details!! Fab idea for the cracked glass ~ looks so cool!
Thanks for joining us at JM!
:)Kathy

Lizzy xx said...

OH I luv this card it's gorgeous...luv the cracked glass effect looks ace xx Lizzy xx :)

Teresa said...

stunning card and I love the idea of the cracked glass.
Love Teresa x

Kylie said...

Gorgeous Debbie! I love "your" Mermaids too, lol. The compas is a lovely touch and well done recycling the garlic bag, very clever.
Thanks for playing at MDUC this week,
Hugs
Kylie

Karen said...

OMGOSH Debbie, your just way to clever, I love the garlic netting its looks so perfect!! I really like how you cracked the glass and have the lovely mermaid swimming behind!!! Thanks so much for sharing your very beautiful card with us at MDUC this week:-)
Hugs
Karen
xxxxxxxx

Judi said...

This is WONDERFUL Debbie, I love everything about it!

Hugs

Judi xxx

~Denise Lynn~ said...

Totally adorable and perfect for our challenge! Thanks for giving our special monthly challenge at Just Magnolia a try, good luck! Hope to see you back again! :)

lisa said...

Oh Debbie. What a work of art. I adore her. The TH scroll waves are fantastic again, I love the script and your garlic net is amazing. I just throw these things away. You're encouraging me to keep even more stuff!!!
Hugs Lisax

Chantelle said...

Hi Debbie, love your card - this scene you've created is wonderful - love the cracked glass technique - wonderful work - thanks for playing along at MDUC.

Cordine said...

Gorgeous card!
Hugs
COrdine

Debbie Pamment said...

WOW WOW and Double WOW - what an awesome idea Debbie - LOVE this and what a perfect choice of design for the cracked glass technique - hope the ship doesn't take on water - LOL
Thanx for joining us at MDUC this week
xXx

Jane said...

Absolutely stunning card! gorgeous details and love the cracked glass! thanks for joining us at Just Magnolia, hugs, Jane xxx

Peta's Blog said...

Wow what can I say, your worek is always AMAZING! Love that porthole and cracked glass. Loove the script, compass and netting, Love EVERYTHING!!! Thanks so much for playing along at MDUC xoxo Peta

scrappyjan said...

Hi Debbie, Love the card!! Your work is always wonderful...
Love the crackle glass.
Thanks for playing along at MDUC
hugs Janiel

Dawn said...

Awww this is just tooo cute!
Great design

EFI said...

Debbie your card is amazing!!!!!! Loooooooove it!!!!!