Thursday, June 18, 2015

Island Hammock

     Aud Sentiments has a new challenge starting today and our theme is "Use a Summer Sentiment."  Our sponsor is Make It Crafty and they generously provided images for the DT to use.   The one I used not only makes a great summer card, it's a wonderful card for a guy, maybe even for Father's Day.  I wish I was lazing in that hammock with a cool ocean breeze blowing instead of enduring the fourth day of a heat wave where temps have been over 100 each day and they are predicting at least another 6 days of those temps before we cool down into the high 90s!  Yuck.

My colors came from CAS on Sunday.

     This "Island Hammock" image was colored with ProMarkers and then die cut with a die from QuicKutz.   I layered that onto dark blue CS, aligning it so that the top edge of the die cut overlapped the stitched ribbon.  The bow was originally made from white ribbon but I colored it with marker to match the wide ribbon.

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     I hope we'll see you joining us this fortnight for our "Summer Sentiment" challenge at Aud Sentiments.  Find something that just shouts "summer," add a summery sentiment, and enter it in our challenge.  Happy Stamping.  NanaConnie


  1. This is gorgeous, loving the hammock and beautiful die you have used.
    Linda xxx

  2. Great sentiment choice for that image AND our challenge! I love that you colored that bow to match the ribbon - that's a great tip that I often forget is even an option. Nicely done toots - and stay cool!
    ~ginny g

  3. I'm in total agreement with your sentiment here Connie! LOL!! What a wonderful scene and I sure wish I was there! Love the colors! :)

  4. Could do with relaxing in that hammock right now and getting some sun too! Great card

    Thanks for joining us at cardz4guyz this week


  5. Wish I was relaxing in that hammock right now! Great card. Thanks for joining us at Die Cuttin' Divas this week.


  6. I wish I was lazing around in that hammock with you Connie! Anything to beat the heat around here too.
    Beautiful coloring on a very peaceful and pretty image. Love your card!

  7. So relaxing looking. Thank you for joining our “Masculine” Challenge this week at Die Cuttin’ Divas.

    Stay Creative,
    • Carson's Creations •
    Die Cuttin’ Diva DT

  8. This is gorgeous. It reminds me of a painted doily. Great coloring.

  9. Beautiful scene and design. Gorgeous coloring and bow.
    Wish I were there too catching the ocean breezes and relaxing in the hammock while reading a good book !

  10. Now this is where I want to be, also with a jacuzzi near by. Fab summer scene. Awesome colors

  11. Love it. Great relaxing card. Thank you for joining us at Come and Get It Challenges this week. Hope to see you back here again soon. Judy

  12. Love the scene! Great coloring! Such a relaxing card! Thanks for sharing it with us at My Sheri Crafts! :)

  13. I love to be laid back in the sun in that hammock on your card right now ... too cold here for my liking!
    Thanks for joining us for the Bugaboo Stamps' TRAVEL challenge this week. Good luck in the draw, and please join us again soon.
    Jen Leeflang
    Bugaboo DT

  14. Oh, this is such a sweet card! Thanks for joining us at CAS on Sunday!

  15. I think that hammock is calling my name....Beautifully colored and a wonderful card. Hugs, joann

  16. Thanks for sharing your beautiful card with us at Cardz 4 Guyz. Caz

  17. fab image! love the frame around it too... made into a great card. Thanks for sharing with us this week over at Glitter n Sparkle! (Vic, DT x)

  18. Gorgeous little scene NanaC, I would love to be there lying in the hammock with a cool breeze too but for the opposite reason to you, It's still freezing over here in Bonnie Scotland! Still need to take a jacket when you go out! Brr!
    Dawn xx

  19. Beautiful summer scene

    Thanks for playing along at Cardz 4 Guyz this week and hope to see you again soon x

  20. What a fun image - I want to go there! And what a beautiful card!

    Thank you for participating in the OSAAT "Anything Goes with Men" Challenge!

  21. Fabulous card thank you for sharing at Crafty Cardmakers and |More.
    Hugs Julie xxx

  22. Hammocking on an island is so fun. This is so perfect for our HAPPINESS theme this month. Thanks for sharing your talent with us and good luck.
    {Path of Positivity DT Member}
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

  23. Pretty scene. Great masculine card! Thanks for sharing with us at My Sheri Crafts!

    Glenda's Cards

  24. Fabulous card. Wouldn't it be wonderful to be lazing in that hammock.
    Thanks for entering our Men and Boys challenge at CCM&More.
    Hugs Kimx


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