Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Krafty Girls Challenge #10 - Fun in the Sun!!

Happy Tuesday, everyone!! I hope you are having a fabulous week!! It's time for another super-fun challenge at Krafty Girls!! The theme this week is to create a paper project with a Fun the the Sun theme. Anything that inspires your about summer would be perfect for this challenge :)


I love summer and my most favorite thing is spending time at the ocean!! So my card reflects that :)



All of the paper is from them Kaisercraft Seaside Collection, inked with Frayed Burlap Distress Ink. The base is a Spellbinders Grand Scalloped Rectangle. The top shapes are cut with Spellbinders Ornate Artisan tags, with burlap accents. The bottom scallop is a Spellbinders Jumbo Scalloped Borders Petite, accented with Heidi Grace gems.


The Beach stamp is an old one in my stash, inked with Peeled Paint and Frayed Burlap, and sponged with Broken Glass Distress ink. The circular shape is a Moroccan Motif die, hoping to make it look like a sand dollar :) The tag is a Pennant die, with "Summer Days are Here Again"from K Andrew Designs Sweet July stamp set:


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I am entering this in the following challenges:  
  1. Jaihart - Sundays are Lovely #10
  2. Celebrate the Occasion #67 - Welcome Summer 
  3. IBSIC #13 -  Beach Inspiration Photo


Now it's your turn!! Head on over to Krafty Girls to see the amazing projects my Design Team sisters have created!! Then link up your Fun in the Sun project!! I can't wait to see what you create :)

Also, I am trying to catch up with being gone for a few days and I am doing my best to visit your blogs!! If I haven't already, I will be there soon!! Also, I will be announcing the winner of my 900 Follower giveaway tomorrow...so stay tuned ;)

61 comments:

  1. Oh...super verão! Super praia!!! Aqui iremos começar com o inverno... Abraços!

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  2. So pretty!! I can't way it enough I love your style!!
    Kristan

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  3. this is so pretty love the colors

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  4. Oh Lisa,stunning card!I love your style:)
    Big big hug,
    Sonia

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  5. This card is absolutely beautiful! I love the color combo!

    Stacey

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  6. Such a pretty card. I love all of the dimension and texture you added to it and the colors are perfect.

    The beach is also one of my favorite places!

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  7. Love this card..it feel refreshing like summer should be!! Just so pretty

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  8. wow. so amazing and beautiful! :)

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  9. You always have a special touch to your color combos that you incorporate with your cards.. love it! Beautiful Lisa~

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  10. Gorgeous summer card.So soft and the layering is perfect.Such a cute beach sign and sentiment.

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  11. Love this...that Beach stamp is darling. Glad you found it in your stash to play with it. Gorgeous summer fun themed card!
    :O)
    Jessica S

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  12. Lisa, It looks amazing. I love all the details you added to the card. Even the little sand dollar is perfect. I wish we had an ocean here in Arizona, it gets to hot here we need it!

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  13. What more can I say than . . . Absolutely gorgeous!

    Happiness,
    Corrinne

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  14. So pretty...makes me want to go back to the lake house....has a vintage feel to it, that I just love!! You might have convinced med to enter this challenge!!! And I know what you mean about catching up, we just got back, too!!

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  15. I think the entire card is simply amazing.. How creative you are Lisa, the little sand dollar is so perfect.. I know what you mean trying to play catch up and I haven't even been gone. Thank you for always stopping by my blog and for all your encouragments.. (and your prayers )
    Hugs

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  16. OMG Lisa,GORGEOUS job with all the great details and colors!I LOVE all the perfect layers you always add to all your BEAUTIFUL cards,AMAZING!!Have a SUPER day my friend!!!:)

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  17. Gorgeous my friend. Love the details and colors of your card.

    Hugs,
    Kate

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  18. These colors are GORGEOUS! Thank you so much for linking up to Jaihart! Hope you are having a super fun day! SMiles, Jill

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  19. This is so lovely...and...my stamps came in the mail yesterday...whoo hoo!

    Hugs,

    Chriss

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  20. Beautiful card! Love all the layers with the spellbinder dies. You've inspired me to use more of my die cuts. Thanks for sharing and hope you have a wonderful week.
    Tami

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  21. I couldn't agree with you more about the ocean:) Your card makes me feel like I'm on a breezy shore! I love the colors and this pretty ribbon!
    Maribel

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  22. Oh WOW Lisa...beautiful, stunning card!! I just love all the sweet lil' details and the inking! Gorgeous colours too! ;) Hugs x

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  23. Lisa my dear what is there to say except "Beautiful"! You are just so darn talented and gifted. You bless us all by sharing your gifts too, we all truly appreciate it.

    Hugs, Pam
    http://craftycards4u2.blogspot.com/

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  24. Wow Lisa! Your card is stunning! Just like all the others hehe :)

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  25. p.s.
    you're the die cutting queen!! You really do rock those dies!!

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  26. Another beautiful creation!! Love the soft beachy colors and your sand dollar is marvelous!!
    Kathy
    Salido99 at msn dot com
    http://3spoileddogs.blogspot.com/

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  27. Like the beach card with wonderful embellishing.
    Melissa
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

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  28. Beautiful! Love the papers, colors, and lovely layers. (This reminds me to go dig out my burlap and start using it.LOL)

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  29. I LOVE the beautiful colors and they definitely remind me of the ocean:) Your design is just awesome. I love the Jumbo Scalloped Borders Petite-I might have to go grab that one. The inking looks amazing and love the touch of burlap and your fabulous bow:) Great job my friend! Have a great day!!
    Sherrie K
    http://sherriescraps.blogspot.com

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  30. What a spectacular card! The colors are just so relaxing and remind me of cape cod. Love the burlap and yes perfect sand dollar. Beautiful as always my friend!
    Hope you are enjoying your day!
    Shelly

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  31. so pretty, lisa! you really have a way with color. great job!

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  32. very beautiful! love the layers on your card

    Luanne

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  33. What a beautiful card!!! Your colors and layers are wonderful and the way you distress is fantastic!!

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  34. Oh I love your colours in this it's so delicate looking must try this combo :) tfs

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  35. Your card is absolutely beautiful you did a great job!!!

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  36. Oh wow...this is just stunning Lisa. I don't even know where to begin! It just brings to mind a long, lazy day at the beach, with the kids playing in the sand and water while enjoying cool ocean breezes. I truly love it!

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  37. This is an amazing card, Lisa! You put so much detail into it! I love the little sand dollar and all the inking! I really like the colors you used too! :)

    Karen
    craftedwithlovebykaren.blogspot.com

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  38. Lisa, another amazing card. The layering and colors and and and everything is just incredible. Everything is exactly as you described...just beautiful.
    I know exactly what you mean...I'm still playing catch up and didn't go anywhere....ahhhh!
    Have a great week!
    Dee B

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  39. Lisa, I just went to the Krafty Girls Blog and read all about you. Congrats on your new DT position. They are fortunate to have your talent.
    Again, congrats. I am a new follower...thanks for introducing me to another fun Blog.

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  40. This is so beautiful, my sweetest friend! The colors indeed reflect the ocean's beauty, from the pristine waters to its sandy beaches. The stamp is fabulous and just love the sand dollar you made from the Spellbinders. :) The bottom is so pretty with the sparkly gem accents and the burlap is a fantastic texture for this theme. (I love the papers and inking, too!) Excellent work as always, Lisa! I hope you had a happy day! :o)

    Hugs and blessings!
    http://kaleidoscopicsparkles.blogspot.com

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  41. I totally gasped when I saw this. My favorite colors and I love love the ocean. Your beautiful use of layers is amazing. I love the sand dollar and knew right away that is what it's suppose to be!! I love the focal image and so perfect for the IBSIC challenge this week. I hope you will join in the fun next week with us at IBSIC! Thank you for sharing your creativity with us!

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  42. Hi Lisa!

    I love your summer card ;D It's so pretty!!!
    Those pastel colors remind me of a summer day relaxing, where you enjoy every second of rest.

    I will be attentive to the outcome of candy. I'll cross my fingers to see if I have so lucky :D

    Thanks so much for visit me and for your kind and rewarding words;)

    Lili

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  43. I love the beach sign and "grass" you used. Beautiful layering, sponging and card.
    Hugs and smiles

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  44. Hi Lisa:) WOW! such a beautiful card and the colors are so calming to the eye!! Enjoy your 1st day of SUMMER!!
    Hugs,
    Norma

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  45. Such a fun and pretty card. I am ready to go to the beach. now. Thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving the sweet love. Hugs

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  46. Beautiful card, summer & the beach are two of my favorite things too :D

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  47. Stunning card, I love the layered label and the stamp is so cute. Thank you so much for sharing this gorgeous card with us at IBSIC. Deb xxx

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  48. Wow another stunning design!!!!! Love the gorgeous colors you used!!!! You are one of a kind!!!!! Love your work!!!!

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  49. Who would have ever thought a mermaid's favorite place to spend time is at the ocean--Hee!!! This card is BEYOND GORGEOUS -- LOVE your style and your inking -- just LOVE everything about this!!!

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  50. Oh my goodness gracious..your card is fantastic!! LOVE your work, Lisa! :)

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  51. Wow Lisa I love your card and the beautiful tans and blues. All of your cards are beautiful. I love the layers. AJ~

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  52. oh how I love the soft colors of this! What a beauty!

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  53. So many gorgeous layers! I love the beach sign and beach grass as your focal point.

    I'm so glad you played along with us at IBSIC. :)

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  54. Beautiful!Beautiful!Beautiful!Love the soft colors,beach theme...I wish I was there!!!!Perfect Sentiment!!!Off to the hop Fabulous one!!

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  55. Beautiful card, I love the wonderful colors with all the dimension and texture! Thanks for joining us this week for our "Welcome Summer" challenge @ CTO :)

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  56. Absolutely beautiful! This is so calming to me. The colors are soothing and the card reminds me of the beach.

    Cheri
    DJ's Sundries
    www.djssundries.blogspot.com

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  57. Gorgeous Card! It really took my breath away! Thank you so much for playing at IBSIC! Hugs, Joanna

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