Fish Wishes

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This card is for the PTI Forum mid-week challenge (CMWC48), which was a sketch. The colors came from the OCCC blog. When I do a PTI challenge I like to use PTI stamps, but I challenged myself even more by doing a card I could send out this week for a male birthday coming up. Lots of restrictions!

I really only have one set that is sorta masculine – Pond Life. So I browsed the gallery until I found this card by Julie Cameron – I immediately knew the fish scene would be perfect! I like how this card turned out, though I didn’t follow the sketch strictly. I love using white as a mat to lighten up the darker colors.

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I even did the inside (it has been a few cards since I did an inside, hee hee).

Birthday Fishes
Stamps: Pond Life & Pond Life Sentiments (PTI);
Ink: More Mustard & Not Quite Navy (SU);
Paper: White (PTI), More Mustard, Mustard Patterns, NQN Patterns, Bashful Blue (SU);
Other: word window punch (SU), brads (Pink Hedgehog);

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