Underwater scene with little mermaids (SSS Wednesday Challenge)

Hi you!

Today, I’m joining Simon Says Stamp for the last time as the Designer in the Spotlight of the SSS Wednesday Challenge. I absolutely loved it! Thanks to everyone at Simon Says Stamp for this wonderful opportunity! I hope this can be the start of a wonderful friendship! ๐Ÿ™‚

I hope you’ll be inspired by my work! Now let’s get crafty…

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This week’s theme is ‘Anything Goes’. The card I made features my first underwater scene I’ve ever created.

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I die cut a panel out of some Neenah paper and ink blended a background with the Distress Oxides Cracked Pistachio, Peacock Feathers and Chipped Sapphire. To give the illusion that there is light shining from above, I took the MFT stencil – Ray of Light and ink blended Cracked Pistachio over the top. It didn’t give quite the result I wanted, so I went over it with Hero Arts – white Unicorn ink. After that, I removed my stencil and splattered some water droplets on top of the panel.


I stamped my images (Mama Elephant – Little Mermaiden Agenda) in Versafine onyx Black ink. This is my go to ink for watercoloring AND sentiments!

To color in the images, I used my Zigs and the blender. The colors I used: Yellow, Red, Turquoise Green, Cobalt Blue, Flesh Color, Violet, Dark Pink, Dark Brown

I stamped my sentiments from the Mama Elephant – Occasional Labels.


Everything is now ready to assemble. I put the background on a card base and placed my sentiment strips in the middle of the panel with Darice foam strips.  I arranged my mermaids around it. To finish it off, I adhered a few sequins from Darice (iridescent). This gives the card a more finished look.


I hope I gave you some inspiration to make someone’s heart happy.

Love, Jarle x


You can win a 50$ gift voucher to the Simon Says Stamp store. Just create a card in this week’s challenge theme and submit it on their challenge website!

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Have fun creating!

9 thoughts on “Underwater scene with little mermaids (SSS Wednesday Challenge)

  1. These sweet little mermaids would make some little girl happy, Jarle – darling card! Thanks so much for being our guest designer this month – I enjoyed seeing your work!


  2. Gorgeous card Jarle ๐Ÿ™‚ the whole underwater scene is adorable and I love how you used the stencil to create rays in the water, absolutely fabulous! ๐Ÿ™‚

    Thanks so much for being in the designer spotlight! It has been awesome to have you along with us! ๐Ÿ™‚

    Hope you have a great day!
    Lols x x x


    1. Thank you so much for everything! Your kindness means the world! Itโ€™s been a fantastic experience! Love x


  3. This is really beautiful! I love the effect you got from the unicorn ink with a stencil, it really does capture the look of light filtering through the water!! And those sequins look like little bubbles, they finish the card off perfectly!! Great job!


    1. Oooh thank you! The unicorn ink was a last minute decision but it worked! And who doesnโ€™t love a bit of sequins, right? Thanks for the love! X

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