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Friday, 2 August 2019

It's summer!

We had a real heatwave here,
just as I was making this card...


At Patties Creations this month, we are challenging you to use a
"beach / under the sea" theme.

I used the image called "beach time" which was wonderful to colour. 
I really played with my alcohol pens and tried to get some texture in the sand,
using a pointilism technique. 

I diecut the sentiment, after colouring various grades of blues.
I haven'y used this die before and I have had it for years!
The baking paper came from a papercraft pack that I've had for yonks, too. 
I tried to make the image resemble an old polaroid picture. 
The butterflies are from one of my favourite punches from
Martha Stewart.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
Love to craft - atg - 2 Sept
Scribbles - summer - 15 Aug
Sweet stampers - atg - 10 Aug
Cards galore encore - atg - 1 Sept
Crafty Hazelnuts - patterned paper - 1 Sept
Cardz 4 galz - summer fun - 15 Aug
Crafting with an attitude - atg - 31 Aug
Imagine that - atg - 5 Sept
Lil patch of crafty friends - atg - 5 Aug
Creative moments - atg - 7 Aug
Die cuttin divas - atg - 6 Aug

I like how this one came out.

14 comments:

Jackie T said...

Hi this is a stunning card. I love that summery scene. Thank you for joining us at Crafts Galore Encore Challenge Blog for challenge #66 which is Anything Goes. The sponsor is Fred She Said. Jackie DT

Kuni said...

Such a lovely summer card.
Thank you for joining us at the Sweet Stampers and i hope to see you again.
Hugs
Kuni

Larelyn said...

The perfect summer scene! thanks for sharing at Die Cuttin Divas.

Debbie Mageed said...

Beautiful card! You nailed the most wonderful part of summer for my family - the beach! Great scene with perfect papers. Thank you for playing with us at the Cardz 4 Galz Challenge and hope you can join us again soon.

Pattie G said...

Vicky,
This is amazing! I just love how you colored my image.
Hugs
Pattie ♥

mum of two said...

Great card! Thanks so much for playing with us at Die Cuttin Divas. Hope to see you again soon :)

michelle (Die Cuttin Divas DT)
Purple Monkey Moments

Joy Wilson said...

I love this summer card! I'm so sad to see the summer coming to an end and school starting.
Hugs, Joy

Jackiekg said...

Lovely card. Love the way you coloured the image
and added the little butterflies.

Deanne Saunders said...

Beautiful card! I love the beach scene!!! I'd love to be on a beach like that now :)

Sam Squires - A Crafting Niche said...

A beautiful beach scene and a fab card. Thank you for taking part in challenge #37, the August "Love To Craft Challenge Blog". DT Sam x

NickScrapShack said...

Such a lovely summer card. I love the pattern with the knots that goes so well with the beach theme. Great design too.
Thank you for sharing your talent with us at SCRIBBLES DESIGN. Best of luck! Nick

sallysbitz2 said...

A brilliant card for this time of the year. You have coloured it perfectly x

hugs sally x
sallysbitz2.blogspot.co.uk

Susan Renshaw said...

Love the dream sentiment!
Thank you for sharing with Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge!
Susan
DT for Patterned Paper Challenge
Calling All Crafters! – My personal Blog!

Helen said...

A fabulous card - love your colouring and I think the way you coloured the sand worked really well.

Thanks for joining us the Creative Playground.

Helen x