Oh I Do Like To Be Beside The Seaside…!

This week’s card for Sentimental Sundays had me running for my bucket and spade!  I used Three Little Summer Girls by All Dressed Up, coloured with ProMarkers and cut on the Silhouette, leaving an offset border.

sentimental sundays 29 jun 14 angled

For the background, I used a stamp from the Beach Images Set by Handmade Harbour, which I won a while back but haven’t had a chance to use.  I kept the colouring on the background quite simple, as I wanted the focus of the card to be the little ADU cuties, so I used a dark shade at the point where the horizon meets the sea and again where the sea meets the sand and just blended the darker shade into the lighter area to soften the lines.

sentimental sundays 29 jun 14 full

The papers are all from the DoCrafts Ahoy There collection, with a little Bazzill cardstock for the frame and aqua mat.  Finally, a little birthday sentiment, printed directly onto vellum and held in place with a couple of co-ordinating brads.

sentimental sundays 29 jun 14 flat

Our theme this week is “Summer” – and this card says it all for me! I’d love to see what summer means to you – come over to Sentimental Sundays and share it with us this week!

I’d like to enter this card into the following challenges:

All Dressed Up – Anything Goes Birthday

Jellypark Friends – Seaside, Beach, Nautical

Allsorts – Summer Girls

 Crazy 4 Challenges – Summer/Winter

Sweet Stampin – Summer Fun

Doodle Garden – Summer Lovin’

Catered Crop – Summer Lovin’

Pile It On – Outdoor Fun

Craft-a-Scene – By The Sea

MAWTT – Birthdays, Buttons and Bunting

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28 thoughts on “Oh I Do Like To Be Beside The Seaside…!

  1. Such a gorgeous card, I love the scene you’ve created. Thank you for joining us at Allsorts for our Summer Girls challenge this week x

  2. This is so pretty, love the scene you have created and the papers work perfectly !
    Thank you so much for joining us at All Dressed Up x

  3. your scene matches those papers perfectly…thanks for sharing with us at All Dressed Up…hugs Debs x

  4. Hi, wow stunning beach card, love it, beautiful design and papers.
    Thank you for sharing at Allsorts “summer girls” Challenge, welcome again;-))m

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