Tuesday 9 August 2016

Wishing You Sunshiny Days

Good morning all.
Another week has passed so it's time for a new challenge at Cardz4Guyz.
This week our theme is -


Here is my card for your inspiration.

I used the colours from Less is More (Brown and Blue) and the layout at CAS on Sunday for this card. I went for a more deserted beach theme after talking about holidays on the Northumberland coast with a friend last week.
Using a left over die cut circle, I masked and inked the scene with Tea Dye, Salty Ocean and Tumbled Glass DI, as well as the horizontal banner. The grasses from Stampin Up's Wetlands were added with some Memento Rich Cocoa and the spray and ripples were added by inking with a Versamark pen and embossing with white EP. I drew a few birds freehand with a brown fineliner and stamped a greeting from an IO Sunflower set in the same Rich Cocoa. I went with a linen textured base card and a kraft panel die cut with a pierced rectangle MFT die to finish.

For more seaside inspiration please check out the rest of the DT here.

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"Less is More"

Challenge #288 Colour -  Blue and Brown



  1. Your focal image is so pretty as is your design. I wish I could pop right in there. lol Thanks for playing along with us at Just Us Girls!

  2. A lovely card Julie, makes me nostalgic for our Northumberland holidays


  3. I love how you have matched up the blue banner behind the sea - really pretty card.

  4. Beautifully made and so very suited to our colour challenge at Less is More. I love your scene which looks so good set against the layers behind. Thanks so much for sharing!

  5. wow, this is amazing, so beautiful. perfect for the challenges!

  6. Another frameable piece Julie...really lovely. Great colours and the grasses are a fantastic feature xx

  7. This is a beautiful simple card but is so impactful. Love it.
    Crafty hugs

  8. Gorgeous seascape! Lovely scene!

  9. This is beautiful ..... what a peaceful scene xx

  10. Blue and Brown harmony a lovely card.

  11. Gorgeous beach scene!I like that textured paper you used too!

  12. Simply AWESOME Julie. An idyllic and serene scene with fantastic use of the colour combo and crisp and clean design too. Love it and thanks for playing along with us at Less is More this week. Sarah x

  13. I love your design and layout, and the beautiful beach scene! x

  14. This absolutely beautiful and delicate. love the colors and gorgeous sentiment. Thanks for joining us at Happy Little Stampers

  15. Beautiful beach scene! LOVE the white caps - Thanks for joining in at JUGS!

  16. Amazing card, love your blending and the cardstock you used really highlights your design perfectly.

  17. Julie, you've captured this scene perfectly. Fantastic layering yet still wonderfully CAS and I love how you added the white, it's really effective. Oh to be as clever as you!
    Thanks for sharing with us at Less is More and Happy Little Stampers.
    Anita x

  18. Beautiful card, great design. Excellent masking technique. Thank you for sharing with us HLS CAS. Good luck.
    BozenA DT HLS


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