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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

A day at the beach...



Howdy folks and welcome to my scheduled post...yep...working!!

Well hasn't the weather been glorious this week...I bet it's pouring down at the weekend when I'm off, that will just be typical!!

So this weeks theme over at Papertake Weekly is "Holidays", that means something that reminds you of the holidays, so that can be travel, beach or sea....so I have gone for the beach...if I am on holiday then this is what I would be doing...bliss!!

For my card I have used Little Umbrella which I coloured with my spectrum noirs, the papers are Echo Park - A Perfect Summer which I layered onto bazzill card and doodled around.  The scallops I made using my die-namics wonky scallop die, I added a piece of lace...although you can only see a teeny weeny bit. I made the sun using my sizzlits daisy die(snipped the ends off). I also chalked some clouds in the background...just very faintly, it is a sunny day after all!! I added a sentiment and some gems to finish.

challenges:
Creative Card Crew - sea/beach
Bearly Mine - lets go digital
Dies R Us - a day at the beach
My Mum's Craft Shop - summer or bright colours


Fi
x

18 comments:

Desire Fourie said...

Now this is the good life. Such a delightful summer design.
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Marjorie said...

This is just fabulous Fi, hopefully in a few weeks time I'll be doing this lol!! Love the image and brilliant colouring:)
Hugs,
Marjorie x

Debbie said...

Eh did you take a photo of me for this card!!
LOL. It's great as usual, brilliant papers and that image is so funny, great stuff.

Debbiex

Debbie said...

This could have posted about 8 times, Sorry Fi, blogger playing silly buggers again!

Did you take a photo of me for this card..LOL

Gorgeous papers and sketch adn image is so funny.
Debbie x

Hlora said...

What a darling card. A fab image, great colouring and a pretty design with all those die cuts.

Hazel (Didos) said...

Oh this is brilliant, what a great card, Love that image and her sunburn Love Hazel (Didos) GDT PTW xx

Debs said...

Wow Fi this is fabulous - your colouring is awesome :o)
Have a fab evening.
Debs xx

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

OMG ... looks like this lovely lady had better find an umbrella fast! LOL! Cute creation Fi and awesome coloring! Thanks so much for playing in our ‘DAY AT THE BEACH’ challenge at Dies R Us! Please come back again soon!

Darlene (DRU Blog Leader)
DIES R US CHALLENGE BLOG
DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS

Chrissy said...

She is fabulous Fi..fantastic colouring..love the sun and the scallop bottom..great colours,fabulous card.

luv CHRISSYxx

Chris said...

A fabulous, summery card, Fi! Great colouring, fun image and such a lovely design! Wish I was there!:)
Chris
x

Alicia Borowski said...

gorgeous card, love the sunburnt look! good use of the dies simulating waves too. Thanks for joining us for our Day at the Beach challenge #6.

Alicia (Dies R Us DT)

MaxiBelle Studio

coops said...

so stunning fi.fabulous image and design and i love your colouring ;D

xx coops xx

Irene Watson said...

loving that image-wish it was me!!Thank you for joining us at Creative Card Crew Sea/beach challenge. Irene DT xx

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Fiona :-) I love this image and your colouring is fabulous !! :-) The sun and CAS design is perfect too :-)

luv
Lols x x x

Robin said...

Great coloring Flona! Love your design. Thank you for participating in the Dies R Us "Day at the Beach" challenge.

aussie aNNie said...

Beautiful creation and just perfect for our challenge this month...beautiful colours too...good luck in the draw and hope to see you next challenge.xx aNNie
{Bearly Mine DT Member}

Crafters Guild Sisters said...

Awesome beach themed card. Your colouring is gorgeous!!
Thanks for playing along with us at Creative Card Crew!
~Crystal (DT)

Laney said...

Wow! Fabulous as always hun your colouring is amazing!Thanks for joining us at Bearlymine Designs
hugs
laney DT