Hello family, friends and followers, it's time for a new challenge at Shopping Our Stash and as you can tell by the title it's anything to do with sea, ocean, beach and shells...so many choices. Because I'm at the cottage for the long weekend (we are celebrating the Civic holiday August 1st.) I had decided to make a beach scene. Sometimes I get focused on what stamps I want to use, I forget all the other components of making a card, by now I should have had 75% of my dies and 10% of my cardstock so there was a lot of quick thinking and a short trip to the craft store in Delhi Ontario. Lots of 8 1/2 by 11 in every colour of the rainbow and very reasonably priced. Enough complaining and on to see what I did have to make my card.
Tuesday, August 2, 2022
She Sells Sea Shells......
The stamp I used is from House Mouse Designs and is a Happy Hopper, knowing I was making a beach scene I dug way in my stash for Eyelet outlet sea shell brads, I got them when I was on the design team way back in 1917. I also had the smoshed background with me and the piece of crumb cake which I took some scrunched up plastic wrap and using gathered twigs and walnut stain distress oxide inks and hopefully it reminds you of sand. Lucky for me the Happy Birthday die cut was in a baggie of extras I had with me. After colouring and fussy cutting the image and an extra umbrella, I flat attached the image and added 4 extra triangle layers to pop the umbrella up. (had no pop dots with me)
Close up of the sea shell brads.
closer look at the happy hopper and the popped up umbrella.
I am adding this to:
House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge ~~ Anything goes
Seize the Birthday ~~ Challenge #243 Anything goes
Thanks for stopping by today and head over to the main blog and see what fabulous sea/ocean/beach. and shells the rest of the team have made.