Well I was very happy to see Stampin' Up! come out with a stamp that really looks like a Maine lobster. Now I have taken artistic license and stamped my lobster in Real Red (which represents the cooked lobster) which is more appealing than its color when found in the ocean!

Stampin' Up! By The Tide in Maine Jeannine Tarrio Demonstrator card classes

I love Stampin' Up!'s By the Tide stamp set found in Stampin' Up!'s 2013 Spring Mini and the above card was also one the cards in my January card buffet.

By The tide

1.    Stamp Very Vanilla as follows:
A.    Words in Always Artichoke
B.    Coral and fish in Pool Party
C.    Circle in Sahara Sand
D.    Lobster in Real Red

2.    Use distress tool to distress edges of Vanilla, Pool Party and Always Atrichoke card stock.
3.    Glue Vanilla piece to Pool Party and then to Always Artichoke.
4.    Glue focal piece to card base.