Thursday, July 8, 2010

A Fun Sunny Day



Hey there everyone.

I hope you are having a sunny day! The sun has finally come out here in Southern Cal... don't know why we're having such a cool July, but I'm loving it. We had a pretty good shake, rattle and roll yesterday afternoon... they called it a "moderate earthquake" at 5.4 but I was hanging on to my desk (*grin*). The card I've made today for MOJO146 is all about summer. I made it for our grandson's birthday... I'm sure he'll 'relate'.




This card uses my new favorite stamp set from Verve called Relax.  I love it... there are so many fun elements in the set.  This card basically involves coloring and cutting/pasting.  I stamped off several surfboards, waves, palm trees and a few sunshines and colored them with my Copics.  Then I cut them out and started arranging the placement.  I used another favorite... Garden Variety by Cosmo Cricket for my paper and matched my coloring to it.  I really enjoyed making this little vignette using Julee's sketch.  It doesn't show up very well in the picture but while the white paper was still in the oval nestie, I sponged so saffron around the edges...it shows IRL.  I used some cork for the dunes and a little piece of mesh for rest the boards against.  I used twine for an accent 'ribbon'... the card is on a kraft base.  I hope you enjoy it and have a great day! 

Wishing you fun in the sun...
Patty

what I used...

Stamps - Relax by Verve
Paper - Garden Variety by Cosmo Cricket, Black cs, Kraft cs by SU!
Inks - Memento tuxedo black, Copic sketch markers, so saffron & orange by SU!
Accessories - mesh, twine, 1/16" cork, Spellbinders nesties - large ovals




2 comments:

  1. This is just fabulous! Love this summer scene and your super cool twine and mesh treatments.

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  2. Fantastic card, love how you cut the images outside of the oval circle and the corkboard is my favorite way to "make" sand! Great job!

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