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Tuesday, 7 August 2012

Beach Babe

This morning I decided to nake a card for a challenge 'spots and stripes' and wished I hadn't. I must admit they are the two things I can't seem to get the hang of... especially together.

The lovely papers are from Bearly Mine Designs but I haven't done them justice with this card. The sketch I followed is from Willow sketchie




I used a Dovecraft punch for the border and coloured the Saturated Canary image with Promarkers. The ribbon, gems and charm are from my stash



I shall enter this in the following challenges
I Love ProMarkers challenge 'Spots and stripes'
Willow Sketchie challenge 'Sketch and theme 3,2,1' (I followed the sketch and theme - 3 gems, 2 papers, 1 charm)
Passion for ProMarkers challenge 'At the Beach'
Saturated Canary challenge 'The Great Outdoors'
Papertake Weekly challenge 'Anything Goes'
Little Claire's challenge 'Summer/Holidays'
Ladybug Crafts Ink challenge 'Summer Fun'


19 comments:

Lorraine said...

Gorgeous card Andrea. Love the image and your dots and stripes look fab!
Thanks for joining this weeks challenge at I ♥ ProMarkers
Lorraine x

Jane said...

I love it! Those papers are gorgeous!
Thanks for joining us at SC Challenges xx

WeirdCat said...

Fab card, lovely papers and design,thank you for joining us at I♥Promarkers this week
Ruth x

jenny said...

Fabulous card! You have done a great job with the spots and stripes :) Cute image too x
Thanks for joining us at I Love Promarkers x

Jenny xx

Kellylouj said...

Gorgeous card, I think the two papers work well together the spots and stripes. Thanks so much for joining in at Willow Sketchie this week.

Kelly x

Caz said...

Love this Andrea. Fabulous image, love the papers and the layout. Gorgeous!
Hugs
Caz x

kraftyk said...

Fabulous card Andrea, gorgeous image, fab papers and layout
hugs
Kim xx

Vicky said...

Totally fabulous card love the colours & of course the lush image.

Thank you for joining us girlies over at Saturated Canary Challenges, hope you can also join us next time. Good luck.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Margreet said...

Beautiful card with a great take of the sketch...thanks for joining Willow sketchie!
xxx Margreet

cotnob said...

Fab card Andrea, lovely image and papers.
Pauline
x

Hazel (Didos) said...

Oh this is lovely, I love SC images they are brilliant to colour. Thanks for playing along on Willow Sketchie this week, Hazelxoxo

Debs said...

gorgeous and your colouring matches the papers pefectly :0)..thanks for sharing with us at Saturated Canary Challenges..hugs Debs x

Pop's Cards said...

Hey sweetie, these are both gorgeous I love your colours Huggles Pops x x x

craftybunny said...

What a lovely card.I love these papers too and the colours look great with the beach image.The shell charm is a fab addition.Thanks for joining us at Willow Sketchie Challenge.Hope to see you again next week :D
Lisa x

June Nelson said...

Aw this is gorgeous, love your colour combo, thanks for joining us this week at SC, big huggies June xxx

Gaynor said...

Fabulous card Andrea. So happy and cheerful. Thank you for joining Little Claire in our latest blog challenge. xxGaynor LCDT

lis-m said...

Fab card,I LOVE SC images.. love that sketch too.
thanks for joining us over at PfP this week. Good luck ! hugs xx

Loopylou. said...

andrea this is fabulous hun and those papers are so much fun! love the circley paper!
Thank you so much for sharing it with us over on the Saturated canary challenge blog
Hugs Lou xx

Ulla said...

Lovely summery cards can almost feel the sand between your toes nicely colorized. I love it.
Hugs Ulla.