Sunday, May 5, 2013

By The Seashore- Two Challenges in One


Hi Stampers! 

I hope you are having a great weekend!  I had a chance to spend some time in my craft room this evening/morning and wanted to create a card using the colors from the CCMC250 Create with Connie and Mary Challenge along with the FMS84 Freshly Made Sketch Challenge.  I hope you take the time to visit each site and check out the Design Team samples along with the other entries!

I had already printed out these images the other day using My Digital Studio and thought they would work well with this sketch.





To create this card:

Print the images from By The Seashore Stamp Brush set and the sentiment from Teeny Tiny Wishes onto Whisper White cardstock (I re-sized both elements).  Carefully cut out the seashells, sand dollars and crab and use the Word Window punch for the sentiment.

Use a Sponge Dauber to sponge Calypso Coral, Pool Party and Basic Gray Classic ink onto the images.  Highlight with White Gel Pen. 

Create the banner using Basic Gray DSP and the 1 ¼” Square Punch for the banner points- layer onto a piece of Basic Gray cardstock.  Layer the images along the banner using Mini Glue Dots.

Use the Big Shot™ with the Fancy Fan Textured Impressions™ Embossing Folder to emboss a piece of Calypso Coral cardstock and the Woodgrain Textured Impressions™ Embossing Folder to emboss a piece of Pool Party cardstock.

Adhere the layers per the sketch and mount onto Whisper White and Basic Gray to finish off the card.

Stamp Sets:  By The Seashore (MDS), Teeny Tiny Wishes (MDS)

Ink: Printer Ink- Black, Calypso Coral, Pool Party, Basic Gray

Cardstock: Whisper White, Basic Gray, Calypso Coral, Pool Party, Basic Gray DSP

Accessories:  Big Shot™, Fancy Fan and Woodgrain Textured Impressions™ Embossing Folders, 1 ¼” Square Punch, Word Window Punch, Sponge Daubers, White Gel Pen

Thanks again for stopping by- I hope all of you have a blessed Sunday!!

7 comments:

Melissa Davies said...

WOW! This is incredible! Great idea to use the MDS images when you don't own the stamp set! I must get - thanks for the inspiration and thanks for joining us in the color challenge this week at Create with Connie & Mary

Linda Suarez said...

Great card Julie! I love all those images and the colors you chose. The embossing adds a great touch too! Thanks for joining us this week at Freshly Made Sketches!

Deb said...

Wow!! I just love all the details you put into each of those images!! You have really given dimension to each shell!! I just love this card! Thanks for playing the challenge at Create with Connie and Mary!

Nicole Tugrul said...

Amazing card!!! You did a wonderful job cutting out all those pieces! So glad you joined us for the color challenge this week at Create with Connie and Mary!

Margaret Raburn said...

I love how you did the shells and colored them in MDS! How smart! Thanks for joining us this week at Create with Connie and Mary Challenge!

Mary Brown said...

WOW...you have so captured the perfect beach scene! Absolutely stunning! Thanks for playing along in the Create with Connie and Mary Thursday Challenge!

Debbie Henderson said...

Wow, this card is so eye-catching. What a great way to layer all the stamped images! Sorry I'm late commenting, catching up from vacation! Thanks for joining Create with Connie & Mary!

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