Otterly Mermazing Birthday

Hello there.  I’m back to share another birthday card for another niece who is turning 10 at the end of the month.  I was going to make a shaker, but since I have to mail it, I decided to finally give a window panel card a try.



The ottermermaid and rocks (from the same sets) were stamped with Memento black ink on scraps of Copic-friendly paper and coloured with Copics.  The images from the otter set were die cut out with the matching dies, while the images from the mermaid set were fussy cut since I don’t have the matching dies.



The card base was prepared from Mix Media paper.  2” was cut from the bottom of the front, and cut in half into two 1” pieces.  A piece of acetate was then attached to the base front to one of the 1” pieces, re-forming the front.  Covered up all but the 1” window with Whisper White cardstock.  The bottom 1” area was covered with a waves dry embossed piece from my stash.  The sentiment was stamped on the acetate with black StazOn ink.



For the inside through the window opening, an area was masked then distress inks in rainbow colours were ink blended with a mini blending tool.  Assembled the card and added clear glitter and white gel pen details to finish my first window panel card!





Thank you for visiting.  Enjoy your day.






Entering over at the following challenges:
Just Us Girls#431 Mythical and Magical
CAS Mix UpMarch 2nd Birthday Acetate (+stamping+die cutting+fussy cutting+dry embossing+ink blending+glitter)
Uniko6th Birthday Linky Party






15 thoughts on “Otterly Mermazing Birthday

  1. This mermaid and her little friend are so cute!
    Clever idea how you involved the inside of the cald in your design! (Need to try this soon)
    Trina, thanks so much for sharing another great birthday card with us on our “Uniko 6th Birthday Party”!
    Greetings from Wiebke (DT)

  2. Loving the combo of the otter and mermaid and lovely window panel too. CAS perfection at it’s best and a card full of wonderful inspiration. Thanks so much for joining in on the Uniko 6th Birthday fun. Hugs Bev x

  3. Love your design with the acetate panel and beautifully inked section showing through from the inside Trina – your images are adorable and the panel really makes this a WOW design! Thanks for sharing with us at CAS Mix Up! Julia xx

  4. Your card is so clever and cute, Trina. I love your acetate window with your rainbow colors inside your card. Such a cute otter and mermaid beautifully Copics colored. Your 10 year old niece will Love her sweet card from her Auntie:-) TFS my friend. Hugs..

  5. Interesting approach for acetate with that beautiful rainbow on the inside, brilliant 😀
    Your colouring is amazing too, such a cute card. Thanks so much for joining us at CAS Mix Up!

  6. Love the way you’ve made the acetate window on this cute card. The rainbow shines through so pretty, and your little niece will adore this one! TFS (and thanks for your recent visit too!)

  7. Such a creative way to use the acetate. Such a beautiful effect. Fabulous ‘scene’ making and such an adorable card…Thank you for sharing this wonderful card at The CAS Mix Up Challenge x

  8. Oh my stars! How absolutely darling your sweet otter and sparkly mermaid are, positioned on the pretty rainbow strip! Your niece will love this immensely, as do I! And yayyyyy…you’ve shared this adorable gem in the JUGS gallery! Thrilled to see you there!

  9. This card is “otterly amazing”, Trina! Love the window pane with the rainbow colors peeking through! Your niece is going to love this! Thanks for sharing with us at CAS Mix Up!

  10. So adorable Trina! I love your otter and mermaid. As always, your copic colouring is amazing. Great idea to add a piece of acetate to create a window. Love the rainbow blending on the inside to show through. Fantastic design, my friend! Thanks for sharing with us at CAS Mix Up! xx

  11. Great use of the acetate to make a see through section on your card – lovely rainbow behind it and adorable otter and mermaid on the front. Thanks for joining in with my acetate challenge at CAS Mix Up!

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