Sunday, August 17, 2014

Toes in the Sand

My card for you today was made with a Cards in Envy challenge in mind.



It's a 'Toes in the Sand (Beach Theme)' card challenge.

I made the flip flops by using a metal embossing plate from Lasting Impressions.


I used my versamark pen to fill in the open spaces and then heat embossed it
with pool party embossing powder. The flowers are punched out from a scrap of
leftover watercolor and the beach is made form a piece of cardboard box.
I hand wrote the 'Life is Good' and tucked it under the button.

I am also submitting this to the Simon Says summer challenge
and Stamping with the Dragon for their sun, sea and sand them challenge.

supplies:
all from stampin' up unless noted
card stock: whisper white, crumb cake
dsp: retired stampin up - name ?
ink: pool paerty, soft sky, basic black
big shot: honeycomb EF, cloudy day EF, on film framelits dies
punch: flower from the itty bitty shapes punch pack (retired)
basic pearls, linen thread, button (retired)
flip flop sandals embossing template (lasting impressions)


Happy Stampin'
and thanks so much for visiting!

9 comments:

  1. What a great idea!! I have some of these old brass stencils and I never thought to emboss them via the embossing pen. Thanks! Appreciate you entering a card in Toes in the Sand Challenge - Gorgeous card. So summery and perfect for the challenge. We are hoping you will come back for our next challenge!

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  2. Now that's a clever use of brass stencils, and I may have to take a 2nd look at mine (after I find where I buried them) LOL Seriously, this is such a cute card, with the crimped paper "sand" and fun clouds! NJ!

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  3. So cute Susan~ I would have Never thought of using a cardboard box. Looks great~

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  4. Great use of the stencils! Love the flip flops and the beach scene! Thanks for sharing with us at Cards in Envy!

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  5. A stunning card, your layout and colour scheme are fabulous and I love all the elements and details!!!

    Thanks so much for joining Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
    hugs
    Heather xx

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  6. Love all the texture on this beautiful card! Thanks for playing along with us at Cards In Envy!

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  7. this is soooo cute!!! LOVE your beachy scene!!! thanks sooo much for playing along with Cards in Envy!!!

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  8. What a cute card its a great idea. Jacqui DT Crafting with the Dragon

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  9. I'm not sure why this was emailed to me today (10/26/14), but I'm glad it was. I got so many ideas from this one card (use of brass stencil and new way to use my cloud EF for starters), so I am looking forward even more to seeing your current projects!

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