Monday, July 4, 2011

Happy 4th of July and a Sunny Card!

Happy 4th of July! I hope you are all having a great day! BBQing maybe? Or a picnic? Fireworks later? Whatever you do to enjoy the holiday, I hope you have a safe, happy celebration! Before I head off to a bbq, I have a card to enter into a few challenges today.
The background blue and yellow papers are from My Mind's Eye. I used Life's a Beach to cut the lifeguard chair and starfish. The snorkeling boy and quote are from Pack Your Bags. The water is from Going Places, and I embossed it with the swirls folder. I tore the edges for the sand and embossed it with swiss dots, and then brushed walnut distress ink over it. I used Core Couture Cosmo Cricket woodgrain paper for the chair and then sanded it to bring out the texture. The twine is from The Twinery and the button from my stash.

I am entering the card in the following challenges:
Thanks so much for stopping by! Be safe, enjoy the fireworks and have a great evening :)

49 comments:

  1. Such an adorable card. I love the Sunny letters

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  2. Happy 4th of July Lisa! I hope you are having a great day and a fabulous weekend!

    Cute card, I like how you put the "80 and sunny" on it!

    Susan

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  3. Happy 4th of July Lisa! Your card is great!

    Hey stop by my blog, I am giving away a Mickey & Friends Cricut Cartridge to one lucky follower and another prize to the follower's friend. chrissandlou.blogspot.com

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  4. Wonderful card! Love the umbrella and embossing on the sand. So many great details!
    Happy 4th!
    Glenda

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  5. Really cute- love the little snorkeler!!! Embossing looks great too! :)Amy

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  6. omgosh that is way tooo cute!! love it!!! I think i need those carts!! love it!!

    Thanks for playing along with us at Getting Cricky's Simply Sunday Challenge

    kathy
    GCDTM
    http://scrappingfelkatz.blogspot.com

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  7. How fun is this card?! I love all the cuts and the embossing looks fabulous! Great idea to sand the chair and the torn edges technique works really well on this design. You're a pro at creating scenes, my friend! You whisked me away to sunny vacation so beautifully. :o) Happy 4th of July, Lisa!

    Hugs and blessings! :o)

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  8. What's not to love about this card! The twine with the star button is inspired! Hope you enjoy your 4th
    Karen

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  9. Your card is just darling! Love how you designed it!

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  10. How cute, and thanks for showing the lifeguard chair. Sometimes it takes other people using a cart. to make you want to go back and revisit what's on it.

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  11. Super cute card. I love the demension and the sparkly umbrella

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  12. Aloha Lisa,
    Oh this card is soo cute. I'm sure you will win! All of your creations are beautiful.
    I hope you have a blast on this fourth of July. My son is sad he's not in HI, so he could pop some fireworks.But I told him it's ok you can still see it on the beautiful sky. Take care and be safe!
    Hugs,
    Rez
    http://karezmakreations.blogspot.com/2011/05/alohas-sweet-blog-candy-giveaway.html

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  13. This card is fabulous! Love all the details. Thanks for creating with us at FCCB this week :)

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  14. Lisa, this is fun and fabulous! I love all the embossing and the beach scene you have created. Happy 4th :)

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  15. Hey Lisa, your card is wonderful. You are the best at coming up with such cute scenes!! Love,love,love it. Now I want to thank you for your words of encouragement you left me on my blog while I was down. I received your prayers too. Also before I forget, thank you for grabbing my button too. This blog world is quickly becoming my happy place, and you are someplace I can visit that makes me happy. You are very gifted, I love to see what you have done. I also love to see you have come for a visit to me, thank you so much for every sweet comment you have left me. Hugs, Pam at http://craftycards4u2.blogspot.com/

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  16. Oh Lisa...your card turned out just so adorable, love every little inch of it, it just screams out summer fun! Thanks for joining the challenge at My Craft Spot.

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  17. Happy 4th Lisa:) WoW what an ADORABLE card! I just love the little swimmer and the beach chair!
    ~Kim

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  18. What a fun card! The little scene you've created is adorable!
    Thanks so much for playing along with us at Fantabulous Cricut!
    Thanks so much for playing along with us at My Craft Spot and Fantabulous Cricut!
    Kate
    Small Bits of Paper

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  19. Such an adorable scene Lisa! Lovely job on the embossing! You are like the embossing queen! You always do fantastic work! Hope you had a great 4th today! Thanks for playing along at My Craft Spot!
    Amber

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  20. Such a cute card, love all of the embellishments and detail!

    Ashley
    http://especiallymade.blogspot.com

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  21. Another awesome card Lisa! Wow, you are one creative little bug:) I love all your projects, they are just adorable. I am always excited to visit, wondering what you are creating next. Great job!!
    Sherrie K
    http://sherriescraps.blogspot.com

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  22. Happy 4th Lisa and all, your card is just so cute, I love all the different elements you used, fantastic! Hugs, Lori m

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  23. So very cute!! This is fabulous! Congrats on winning last week's challenge at Getting Cricky- and thanks for linking up again this week!

    JulieK- Getting Cricky DTM
    http://jk-littlebitofbling.blogspot.com/

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  24. What a fun, fun card! You have set up such a cute little summertime scene...love it! Thanks for joining us at FCCB this week!
    http://nonnascraftcorner.blogspot.com/

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  25. Hi Lisa, what a fun and cute card!! I want to go to the beach now LOL!! too cute. I'm a new follower and I hope you can stop by and enter my Stampin' Up! giveaway:) I'll be back.
    Hugs

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  26. Every single time I look at your work I am inspired and impressed. Nice job! Incredible details, perfect embossing.

    Thanks for joining us at Getting Cricky
    Rebecca "Crafting Misfit"
    craftingmisfit.blogspot.com

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  27. Hope you had a great 4th! This card is just super cute! Love the way you colored the embossed sand...cute.

    Arlene.

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  28. Cute card! I love how you did the waves. The sand looks great too. :)

    Karen

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  29. Cute card and great scene that you created with all the details ! Thanks for playing along at My Craft Spot !
    Joy

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  30. OMG, how nice is this. What a great card. I love it. Good luck!
    Thank you for playing our Simply Sunday Challenge at Getting Cricky.
    Hugs :),
    Kathy - Getting Cricky DTM
    http://the3esblog.blogspot.com

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  31. Lisa,
    this is just ADORABLE girl--eeeek! You rocked it!
    Thanks for playing along in my Simply Sunday Challenge.

    Big Cricky Hugs,
    K Andrew
    www.kandrewdesigns.com

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  32. WOW! This is one great summer scene! Thanks for joining our starfish challenge at BBTB2. xxD

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  33. Fabulous card! I love all the different textures.

    Kelly
    http://kellyscraftylife.blogspot.com

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  34. Oh, Lisa!! You have ROCKED another challenge (does this make you a *ROCK*STAR??? hee hee!)... I'm loving this card and all of the FABULOUS details!! Of course, I'm starting to wonder when exactly you find time to SLEEP!! :)

    I had an AWESOME time at the ballgame (and WE WON!!)... Thought of you with a big ole salty pretzel!! Hope your holiday was tip-top-terrific!! :)

    Thanks so much for sharing your talent in the Getting Cricky Simply Sunday Challenge!! -- And CONGRATS AGAIN on winning last week!! :)

    Amy :) at www.lovetocrop.com
    Getting Cricky DTM

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  35. I love this! All of the little details are amazing :)

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  36. Lisa
    Gerat card, it is gorgeous, you put a lot of detail into it.
    Thanks for playing along with us this week
    Becka
    Getting Cricky DTM
    www.creationswithbecka.blogspot.com

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  37. So cute!! I love how you embossed the sand and the waves are just fabulous! Thanks for joining the fun at My Craft Spot!

    Kimberly

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  38. This is darling! I love all your little details. WOW! Thanks for playing with us at BBTB2.

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  39. Super cute card. Love the little snorkeler.

    Precious Hugs

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  40. Great job again Lisa! You always have such fabulous details in your projects. TFS and joing us again this week :)
    ~Hugs~
    Becky - Getting Cricky DT
    www.squirlygirlcreations.blogspot.com

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  41. So fun..Thanks for playing at BBTB2..Krista

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  42. Oh my, this card is So awesome. I love everything about it.
    Thanks for playing along on Simply Sundays at Getting Cricky.
    Hugs
    Brenda DTM
    http://createbyburffrau.blogspot.com

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  43. Great job! Love the waves too! I'm playing along with you at My Craft Spot this week.
    Jenni
    http://mylollipopgarden.blogspot.com

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  44. Great card. Good luck in the challenges. Thanks for sharing
    Sarah
    craftingwithsarah.blogspot.com

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  45. Hi Lisa, super cool and fun card, love all the details. You did an amazing job once again my friend. ~Shen

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  46. Such a fun card!! I love the texture and dimension. Thanks for linking up with us this week at My Craft Spot.

    Hugs,
    Amy
    Scrapping Mommy

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