I trust you all had a wonderful weekend and Monday isn't proving to be too much of a blow to the system :)
Here we are at the start of July ... schools out and it's time to have fun ... well, that is, if the weather ever cheers up here in the UK :(
This is the time when most of us are yearning for some down time spent on a hot and tropical beach in faraway places!
I thought that this Breathe sentiment went perfectly with the stamped image, Umbrella Beach ... both from Stampendous. The image is coloured with Promarkers in shades of aquas, greens, oranges and sand. Both image and sentiment are edged with an aqua Promarker - the alternative would have been to use some aqua coloured card for matting and I didn't have any in my snippet drawer!
Wild Rose Studio's Kalahari Dreams 6x6 paper pack - one full sheet and snippets of coordinating designs
Watercolour card for the beach scene - a snippet is all that's needed
Smooth white card for the sentiment- again a snippet is all that's needed
Memento ink pad, Tuxedo Black
Stampendous Stamps, Umbrella Beach and Breathe
Promarkers in shades of aquas, greens, oranges and sand
White opaque pen - for faux stitiching
Narrow olive green organza ribbon; orange paper flower; small pale blue button; aqua coloured gems - all from stash
In photos the base card doesn't look particularly creamy in colour, but trust me, it is!
I'll be submitting this card to Di' over at Pixie's Crafty Snippet Challenge - 27 ... plenty of tiny pieces have been used up in this bit of homework :)
This is actually a card I made earlier, before I went off on holiday, which is just as well because I'm still doing a fair bit of lying around, with my feet raised, at a level higher than my heart, in an effort to relieve the pain and swelling ... I won't be doing the Lang Mile walk any time soon, methinks :)
The plus side to this is my reading rate is improving - I've finished the whodunnit and I'm now on to a true and heartwarming story about a ginger cat called Dewey. I've also watched a couple of more films on TV ... last night it was a light-hearted romcom entitled The Ugly Truth - with Gerard Butler ... so I've crocheted a few more granny squares together.
Right, off to get those feet up again ... I feel like a real lady of leisure writing that :))
Wishing you all a good evening and sending crafty hugs,