Hi fellow Teapotters! I am sooo glad to be back after being absent for 2+ months. This is my "summer fun" Tickle card. It brings back many wonderful memories of times spent at the Pacific ocean on the OR coastline.
I created the bkgrd by inking my IO stamp w/blues and browns. I lightly misted it and stamped it on my card front. After it dried I added the black border and stenciled the sun. I then positioned my die cuts. They were pale so I enhanced them with SU markers and Wink of Stella glitter. I added some blue, turquoise and silver sequins for a little more sparkle. Finished the inside w/a pc of SU bashful blue cardstock and a couple more die cuts.
I'm also adding this to the WT dots challenge gallery.
THANK YOU for looking! :)
Date: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 GMT Views: 671
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Registered: July 27, 2007 Location: Dublin, Ireland Posts: 81048
Tue, Jul 29, 2014 @ 1:14 PM
Lovely to see you back at the party, Gabby. LOL because I too used that stamp for dots - it certainly fits the bill and I thought of you when I was using mine. With the wonderful shell collection, the warm sun and the turtle this reminds me of one of our Greek holidays on an island where the turtles breed. And the sequins are a perfect embellishment.
Registered: August 13, 2006 Location: Calgary, AB Posts: 5520
Tue, Jul 29, 2014 @ 1:32 PM
Welcome back Gabby, it is so good to see you here. Your card is wonderful, it makes me wish I was at the ocean right now. Love the dots and all the seashells and that cute turtle. Thanks so much for taking part in the challenge. TFS
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Registered: October 21, 2010 Location: in the okanagan in b.c. canada Posts: 11491
Tue, Jul 29, 2014 @ 3:58 PM
So cute...love that little turtle, reminded me right away of Ariel and "Under the Sea "...will be singing that song for a while now....but I LOVE it so will be fun....
Love how you did the dotty bg too and your colorful shells...sweet...TFS..:0)
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Registered: March 11, 2008 Location: Sacramento, California Posts: 39843
Tue, Jul 29, 2014 @ 5:06 PM
Love the under water scene. So much texture going on too. Wow card! TFS :0)
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