Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Water Spirit

     Most of us are drawn to cool waters during summer's hot days and the coast, with it's crashing waves, is often the first option for a getaway.  Last summer was extraordinarily hot in my area and I headed for ocean breezes as soon as I could.   This spectacular silhouette from Crackerbox Palace says it all.


     I used ProMarkers to color the sky and the ocean, then cut the image with a rectangle die from Spellbinders.  The scalloped frame is also a die cut (Spellbinders.)  I added two more layers of framing, one a simple rectangle and the bottom one punched with two different Fiskars corner punches.

     All of that went onto an eggshell white card base.  I printed and hand-cut the sentiment, matted it, and added it to the top of the card.  The only embellishment was the one, hand-sewn bow.

     Challenges:
AAA Cards
Addicted to CAS
C.R.A.F.T.
Cupcake Inspirations
Get Creative
Outlawz PAM
Outlawz Twisted Thurs
Pammie's Inky Pinkies
Pile It On
So Suzy/Crackerbox

     With the weather hot already, I'm looking forward to some time away in July.  The ocean breezes are calling to me.  :-D  Happy Crafting.  NanaConnie

13 comments:

  1. Lovely card, thanks for joining us at CRAFT Challenge this week and good luck!

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  2. Just beautiful! Thank you for playing along with us over at Cupcake Inspirations.
    -Sandy, DT

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  3. That is a really stunning image Connie and I just love how you've used it here on your design! Thanks for sharing! HUGS

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  4. I can feel the cool breeze coming off the water on your lovely card!

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  5. Very dramatic colour scheme, beautiful card! Thanks for playing at AAA Cards.

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  6. Lovely card :)
    Thanks for joining us at CRAFT Challenge.

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  7. Love this silhouette card - Everything about it is stunning! Thanks so much for joining us this time at the Pile it On challenge, Elizabeth (DT)

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  8. I can feel the cool breeze just looking at your card, Connie, and I sure can use one. Thanks for sharing your card with us at Addicted to CAS.

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  9. This is so serene. I can feel the breeze in my hair! Thank you very much for joining us at Cupcake Inspiration Challenges. Hugs, Ishani.

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  10. Beautiful layered frame. Thank you for sharing with us at AAA Cards. =) Tracie

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  11. Such a dramatic card. Thanks for sharing with us at AAA Cards

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  12. Pretty card! Thanks for joining us at Cupcake Inspirations!
    Hugs,
    Debbie

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