Saturday, May 30, 2015

SweetStamps- Paper Piecing

You still have time to enter the Paper Piecing Challenge at SweetStamps this week- link HERE.

 Remember when we could not wait until winter ended, and swore we would not complain about the heat- whatsoever???  Hahaha  Well, it is not overly hot here, but the humidity- 65-100% it so bad!
 I used Ink Spots and daubered on colors onto the cardstock.  I started with a SweetStamps stencil AS36-011 Abstract (sneak peak- soon to be released! ), using the blues for the water- lightest to darkest (Reflecting Pool, then Tidal Wave then Nassau Blue).  I sponged on the sand colors, then tore a piece of copy paper and sponged on- lightly- Tidal Wave ink for the sky.
 I stamped the chair and umbrella and the sun onto the cardstock (for placement) and added the paper pieced cut-outs.  I would sure love to be there right now : )

Products I used on my card can be found HERE

Challenges for my card:
Crazy 4 Challenges- Vacation Spots
Simply Create Too- Keep it Simple
4 Crafty Chicks- Summer
CCEE- Use your tools- Paper Piecing
Word Art Wednesday- AG

Thanks for stopping by!
 Shelly

22 comments:

*Vicki* said...

This is such a fabulous beach scene Shelly!! I sure I was there! :) Love the water and how you've put together the images to create your sandy beach! Happy weekend!

Laura said...

What a cute card, Shelly! I love beach scenes. You did a great job on it! re: weather--I know what you mean about the humidity...it's been awful!

Lisa said...

Beautiful!! I love the beach scene!! It looks amazing!! What a fabulous card!! Have a great day :)

Lisa
A Mermaid's Crafts

jimlynn said...

Gorgeous sponging on this wonderful card Shelly! WOW! That water looks so real! What a beautiful beach scene and I'm wishing I was wherever it is. SO very pretty!
Know exactly what you mean about the humidity - come to Texas and you can have it more days than not!
Lynn

Beth Norman said...

You created a wonderful scene. Yes, I remember those cold days. After one week of temps in the high 70's, we're back at 60 degrees and windy. So sad, especially since I am off every other weekend, and this is the cold weekend I'm off. Oh well, getting caught up watching taped tv shows.

Maxine D said...

I too would love to be on that beach Shelly- it is a stunning card - love the water, it looks so realistic.
Blessings
Maxine

chingaling ling said...

Very lovely beach scene.

Pamellia Johnson said...

What a beautiful beach scene Shelly! I love how the waves in your water turned out! hugs :)

NanaConnie said...

This would have been the perfect place for us to be yesterday when it hit 100 for the first time this year! Yuck. Love your water, Shelly. It's real enough to just take a quick dip. :-D

Leanne said...

So wonderful, and if beach doesn't say summer! Awesome! Thanks for playing our Summer challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks, awesomeness!

Leanne DT
4CC!

Crystal Ramos said...

What a gorgeous scene. Love the whole beach look.

Donna said...

Great paper piecing, Shelly. I LOVE the way you made the water. It's beautiful! I spent my weekend in Elkhart for my son's wedding. Beautiful wedding but nasty weather. Have a great week!

Lynn McAuley said...

Your beach scene is awesome, Shelly! That water looks amazing! My goal for this summer is to get to the beach more!

Penny said...

What a darling scene you created! Love the entire design, and that water is just fabulous! I wish I was there right now, too! ;^)
Hugs, Penny
P.S. We had such a strange, cool May here, but we are up in the 100's now for the duration, I believe. Lucky us. (But it's a DRY heat!)
Hugs, Penny

Charity Chamberlain said...

Wonderful card! Love the beach and sunshine! I live in Florida but the sun hasn't been shinning for us this week, rather is been raining non-stop :( This card sure does have me wishing the sun would come out to play, lol! Thank you for sharing it in the challenge this week! Have a wonderful day!

Charity - DT Member - Word Art Wednesday
http://wordartwednesday.blogspot.com
http://collectivecreativity.blogspot.com

Anne Temple said...

You've created a fabulous beach scene. Love how realistic the waves look.

Wanda Rohlfing said...

Love your card!!! I so wish I could be on a beach somewhere.... Love it!

Maarit at Violets Corner said...

Gorgeous CAC card, thank you for playing at Simply Create Too, hope you can join our Masculine cards challenge too.

Love and hugs
Maarit

kel Acopan said...

love this scene shelly!!!

lovies, =o) kel

Crystal Ramos said...

Gorgeous card. I love the waves and how it makes you want to escape there right now. Good time for a genie in a lamp:-)

Tammy said...

Another fabulous beach scene! I love the paper piecing and that cute little sun!
Hugs, Tammy

Marilyn said...

I've missed so many gorgeous cards and projects Shelly but am taking a good long snoop around tonight.
Love this card and the pretty beach scene... that's where I should be today because it's hot, hot, hot out!