Friday, July 11, 2014

Q Up a Trip to the Beach!

Hello, and Happy Friday!

Today I have a card highlighting a tricky palette from The ColourQ and a fun theme from The Paper Players.  Even though my nephew Ethan is getting older, this stamp will always remind me of him. Perhaps because a few years back, we went to Myrtle Beach together.  Fun times!  All supplies are from Stampin' Up!


My card base is indigo island, and I added 2 squares of more mustard pattern paper.  The main image is from "Summer by the Sea." I stamped with Stazon jet black, then used my blender pen to color the image.  I added creamy caramel for his skin.  The sky is sponged with coastal cabana, and the image is mounted on it as well.  A bit of poppy parade ribbon and hostess pattern paper go with his shirt.  The sentiment is from Teeny Tiny Wishes, punched with the word window, and layered on a scallop oval.  I also added some bakers this stuff!

This was a lot of fun to make...unexpected colors with a favorite theme...The Beach!  Sigh... I live in central Illinois. No beach here.  LOL

Thanks for stopping by!

Inky {{{HUGS}}}


  1. What a super fun card! Great coloring! Thanks for joining us at The Paper Players!

  2. Great combination of the two challenges and lovely use of the colours to create your bright beach scene. Thanks for joining us over at The Paper Players this week.

  3. Lovely card, Kim, such a peaceful scene! So happy to see you at the colourQ this week, thanks for playing with us.

  4. That stamp is so sweet - very restful I think. I never thought of a beach scene but they are the perfect colours for it aren't they? Thanks for playing along at Colour Q!

  5. What a gorgeous card. I love the beautifully colored image. This card brought back happy memories of time at the beach. So glad you joined us at the Paper Players this week