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Jun 4, 2014

Just Beachy

Happy Wednesday! I made today's card for the Whimsy Stamps June Facebook challenge. This month the theme is "Just Beachy". This could be a beach scene, beach image, or simply beachy colors. I did struggle a little bit with this one, as I didn't really get any "beachy" stamps from the last release, but I did receive a beachy sentiment stamp set (Sun-sational from Raindrop Echo Designs) so I decided to use it for the challenge and create a CAS style card with it.

The flourish behind the sentiment is from Whimsy's set "Lavish Flourishes" and still one of my most favorite stamps. Not much to tell here, I simply stamped the circle sentiment onto recollections 110lb card stock, then punched out using a 1 1/4 inch punch, layered onto a scallop circle shape (SU), and then adhered onto the card using dimensionals. Papers are from my stash. Flowers are by recollections, I added rhinestones to the flower centers and then some twine. 

If you'd like to join is this month in Whimsy's Facebook challenge, simply click this link. You may use any Whimsy rubber or digi stamps as the focal point to play along, and there is a fantastic prize up for grabs. 


Besides Whimsy's Facebook challenge I'd love to play along here:
Fan-Tastic Tuesday -  Summer
Loves Rubber Stamps  Anything Goes
Card Mania  Flowers
 Crafty Cardmakers -  Use one or more Flourishes
Cupcake Inspirations -Flowers

Card and Scrap -  Clean and Simple

Have a great day everyone, and thanks so much for visiting!!


  1. what a lovely card, i love the CAS look you nailed it, Thanks for joining JIC for our Monthly challenge hope to see you here for the next one,Good Luck Pam DT x

  2. Hi hun really love your card and ty for sharing with us at Fan-Tastic Tuesday - very good luck Judith DT x (I have blog candy if you fancy taking a peek) x

  3. these colors..thanks for sharing at cupcake inspirations

    sweetie dt

  4. Great card. Love the colours, papers, layout and the stamped flourish. Gorgeous. Thanks for playing along at Loves Rubberstamps.


  5. Lovely card Ellie, so summery love the papers x Susan x

  6. LOvely lay out..pretty card,
    thanks hope you will come back soon at LOves Rubberstamps,
    HUgs Blankina

  7. Cute card! Love the layout and papers

  8. It's a lovely card! Love the sentiment.

  9. Very lovely card! Thanks for joining us at Card and Scrap!
    DT Unni A

  10. Very pretty! Great colors! Love that flourish stamp. Thanks for sharing it at Cupcake Inspirations! Nance, DT

  11. I love the papers you have chosen. The first thing I saw when I looked at it was the gorgeous 'wave' splashing off the top of the sea rolling in! It must have been the suggestion of the title, but it looks absolutely fabulous as a beach scene without any sand or plain blue for water.

    Thanks for sharing with us

    Crafty Cardmakers and More

  12. I really like this colour combination - great card! Thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Cardmakers this time.


  13. Fab colours and a great layout.
    Thanks for sharing with us at CCM&M.
    Jules DT

  14. A very beautiful card(map), good luck and thank you for your participation Tinanoute

  15. What a beautiful card! Love those colors together. So glad you were inspired by this week's flower theme at Cupcake Inspirations Challenge! Good luck! Hope you will join us for our new challenge!

  16. Absolutely striking layout - very crisp! Thanks for sharing at JIC! Melissa DT

  17. such a striking card, i love the layout. Thank you for entering with us over at JIC this month, I hope you will join us again, our new monthly challenge goes live tomorrow and so does our weekly challenge. Sian (JIC Co-Owner)


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