« Plush Butterfly
by Penny Ward
| Main | Bubble Burst and Butterflies
by Jean Okimoto »

Mon 29

Cubic Border, Goldfish Collage and Seaweed Stalks
by Jean Okimoto




The new Cubic Border, Seaweed Stalks and diecuts from the Goldfish Collage team up on a birthday card today.  Hello, Jean Okimoto here with a simple  design for a color-infused birthday celebration.


Paint a strip of watercolor paper in loose, overlapping shades of teal and turquoise Peerless Watercolors.  Sprinkle it with a few drops of water, then heat-set it.  Cut it with the new Cubic Border.  Trim it to about 5-1/4" x 1-1/4".  

Cubic Border is great for cutting little windows on card fronts too.  Imagine how cute it would be with little ghosts peeking thru on a Halloween card!  There's Christmas-in-July - why not Halloween-in-May?

Paint another piece of watercolor paper in watery shades of green.  Dry it, then cut several sets of Seaweed Stalks to trim and layer at the base of the Cubic Border.

Felt golfish diecuts - in shades of peach, dark-orange and pumpkin-orange - create a ombre set of fish to add texture to the design.  Just attach adhesive label paper or sticker paper to wool-blend felt and diecut the 3 colors.  The paper backing stabilizes the felt and keeps adhesives from soaking through.  

Stamp the greeting  - from the new Fish Tales Clear Stamp Set - with Imagine Crafts Espresso Truffle Memento Luxe on a lightly-textured top-folded white A-2 card.  Heat-set it.

Attach the diecuts.  Add silvery gem stickers.  Send it to the birthday child - or fish-loving guy - for a very special celebration.


If you're in the Seattle area, join us for another SUMMER HEARTS class at Impress today.  It's from 11:00 to 1:00 - giving you plenty of time to shop and enjoy the long weekend!

Thanks for stopping by - have a great day!





Another fun card Jean I don't know how you come up with your ideas love them thanks for sharing and inspiring.

This surely turned out sweet

Do we have to buy this through a store? Memory Box doesn't have an online shop to order from?

Awesome card!!

Thanks julye...I usually "see" something in my little head, then work backwards and end up with a Memory Box card!

Thanks Gail - try it with the Goldfish Collage and metallic cardstock, or glitter paper!

Hi Cindy - Memory Box and Open Studio products are available from great Retailers throughout the world. Here's a link to our storefinder - http://www.memoryboxco.com/Store-Locator_ep_61-1.html

Thanks Maureen - try it with watercolored fish too!

The comments to this entry are closed.