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March 31, 2010

Gone Fishing

April 1st marks the opening fishing day at most of the area Cooling Lakes around our house, sure makes my DH, boys and dog happy!  Not to mention it gives me alot of uninterruped studio time.  I do love to spend fish, but also enjoy the quiet time in my studio.

We do a lot of Bluegill fishing, or as my boys called them when they were little "bluegirl".  The Bluegill stamp is from Fred B Mullett (code FBM_158).  If you haven't been to Fred's site lately, be sure to check it out, he's changed his cart to make shopping easier.  You can always use the search feature to help you find what your looking for!

I dusted off some of my neglected stamping supplied to create my card. The background using the Cling & Scrunch Technique from a past TJNL, I used Adirondack Color Wash Sprays in Denim and Bottle.  To add color to the Bluegil, I used Radiant Rain Dabbers in Yellow Rose, Mallard Green and Majestic Blue.  The do have a nice shimmer to them when dry.  To create the hook, I simply snipped off part of the Swivel Clasp, then attached it to my card using Glue Dots.

Stamps - Fred B Mullett - Bluegill
Ink - Soft Suede
Card Stock - Taken with Teal, Black, Watercolor
Other - Radiant Rain Yellow Rose, Mallard Green, Majestic Blue, Adirondack Color Wash Denim, Bottle, Saran Wrap, Heat Gun, Sponge Dauber, Swivel Clasp, Glue Dots


Gerrie Johnnic said...

Just go fish! I love the Bluegirl, she is just fab, what an awesome stamp, all the details!

Basement Stamper said...

Beautiful colors on that fish!!

Art By Wanda said...

Very cool!!!

Unknown said...

What a fab card and love that use altered one of tims items lol to make a hook for yr fish lovely colours sounds wonderful where you live enjoy the alone time with yr craft look fwd to seeing what you come up with

Love Dawn xx

Savannah O'Gwynn said...

Love the colors of the stamping! Great job! FYI:: I do not like fishing--worms and scales on the fish...freak me out:) But....the good news is that I LOVE your card:) TFS!

Leigh said...

I like this card Lisa, especially the colours and the background. Fabulous.

merniebug said...

I'm lovin' that Fred Mullett fish. Nice work.

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