Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Flip-Flopping Away Today

Hello, blog friends!  As most of you know, I live in the deserts of Nevada where it's dry and hot.  There are no real beaches here, or anywhere to gather shells.  However, I had a lot of fun making this card, and just dreaming of being on a beach somewhere enjoying the sand between my toes. 
I made this card using some bright, fun Echo Park patterned papers.  I stamped Abigail and colored her with my Copics.   I dressed her in an outfit from the At The Beach stamp set, and also used the flip flops, pail, sea shell, sentiment, and bucket from this sweet stamp set.  I added some seam binding, machine stitching, and inking.  It's a fairly simple card, but all the bright colors make it look a bit busy.  But that's ok....Abigail is having fun at the beach wearing her flip-flops.
I'm excited to play along in a couple of fun challenges that I'm linking below, but I created my card primarily for the challenge at Words 2 Craft By simply because I SO wish I was at the beach wearing my flip-flops.  I thank you for stopping by today, and I hope you're having a blessed week!

Karen
Words 2 Craft By Challenge #W2CB55 - Flip-Flopping Away - Did you see Abigail's adorable little flip-flops?  They're SO cute.  By the way, I'm super sorry I didn't get my card posted until today.  I've been having some "technical difficulties" lately....LOL

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Simon Says "Make Your Own Background", so I used lots of brightly colored patterned papers to create my background for this fun flip-flop card.

CropStop Challenge - July - Anything Goes - I used lots of Tim Holz Distress Inks and Tombow Adhesive.



10 comments:

  1. Karen, This is absolutely adorable! I love your design choices, color palette, and that gorgeous ribbon. Well done! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Words 2 Craft By. :)

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  2. Love the bright/happy background on your fun beach themed card! So happy you linked up to the Cropstop blog this month!

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  3. Hi Karen! I'm back to share the good news that you're the winner of our W2CB Flip-Flopping Challenge! Please e-mail me at cards[dot]by[dot]sybrina[at]gmail[dot]com to make prize arrangements, including an invitation to join us for our September/October W2CB Challenge.

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  4. Love the sweet mix of papers for your background, Karen! Thank you for playing with us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge!

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  5. What a lovely cheerful card Karen - from a dull and wet day here it is lovely to see this cheerful card.
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  6. That is so cute! Congrats on your win.

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  7. A stamp named after me - Abigail - whoot whoot - OK so I am just Gail but I wanted to be an Abigail - anywhoo - lovely layout here Karen with all those beautiful patterned cardstocks - we have tons of beaches here in Michigan --- sad you have none??? Goodness - never thought of that - I went river rafting in Arizona - so I know they have some rivers in that stae- have a lovely weekend

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  8. This is darling! What a cute iamge and great papers!!

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