Thursday 8 August 2019

Happy summer holidays

Hello crafting pals!

I've found another fab challenge I remember from when I used to craft before - Just Us Girls! This week, the challenge is to make a card with the word 'summer' as inspiration.

You'd think that living in the UK, rain would be the thing to bring out for this challenge but, as I am ever the optimist, I have used Stampin' Up's Waterfront stamp set to conjure up a beautiful, peaceful, tropical beach scene. Ahhhh! Feel those shoulders relax!

I sponged Balmy Blue, Pool Party and So Saffron ink across card stock, representing sky, sea and sand. The Waterfront set includes lots of stamps you can use to add texture, so I was able to give my sand plenty of interest. 

The two-step palm trees were stamped off the edge of the card stock and detail doodled on with a marker. I added waves to the shoreline with a white Signo ball pen.

That big sentiment has been put together using words, to my amusement, from Merry Christmas to All. I do love a versatile set!

I've realised that I'll be squeaking this card under the wire for this challenge so I won't hang about chattering!

Thanks for popping in today and I'll see you very soon for more crafting fun :)


  1. Hi Vicky
    Bit like where I live... fabulous card....
    Hugs Sylvie xx

  2. Beautiful card, Vicky. I love how versatile some things can be xoxo

    1. Me too Em, it's one of my favourite things! x

  3. OH! Yes! I can feel the heat of the sun and the shade under the palm trees beckon! A Super card Vicky.
    Faith x

  4. There'll be someone coming out with a pina colada in a minute Faith! x


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