Wednesday, March 2, 2016

In the Water

Hello All

For today I am playing along with Create with Connie and Mary, Little Tangles and Colour Q. Their challenge this week is a sketch challenge... Here is my card for today, enjoy!

Ombre effect creating a sense of the ocean
The three strips of white seems to have a nautical feel
The seashells are just perfect for this card.
The sentiment is so cool and a happy accident. When I stamped it the sentiment
came out splotchy but then I thought it looked great. So I just colored the rest in with PrismaColor pencils.
Entering Challenges:
Creating with Connie and Mary: CCMC395
ColourQ: cQc #331
Little Tangles: Challenge 66- Ombre
CCMC395    

This card reminds me of Seaside Florida. I have said it before but it is one of the most beautiful places. The blue of the water is just remarkable. The colors associated with this card brings back memories of Seaside on 30A! If you haven't been there I think it might be worth a Google search.. I think you will be impressed as I certainly am.. Now I get to look out my window at the gray day and snow... Spring is coming, spring is coming, spring is coming!!

Thank you so much for stopping by and visiting me.. I really do appreciate it! If you'd like take time to leave a comment!!

All the Best,
Shawna

9 comments:

Mary Brown said...

WOWZA!!! I just LOVE how you created your background...definitely the feel of the ocean and I just LOVE how your turned the orientation of the sketch! Thanks for playing along this week in the Create with Connie and Mary Thursday Challenge!

Petra Swart said...

Your ombre effect is stunning, Shawna!!! The shells are so beautiful and I love the white strips with the sentiment on the middle one!!! Lovely, my friend!!!
Have a great day!!!
Hugz

Joanne James said...

Shawna this card is absolutely stunning! The blues really do remind me of the ocean, and you sentiment against the white and neutral shells are the perfect accompaniment. Thanks for joining us over at Create With Connie and Mary this week!

Deborah Frings said...

This is just fabulous - the blue background is so well blended and I do like the shells!

Chrissie said...

This is simply gorgeous!
Chrissie x

Shelly said...

This is so pretty!! Thanks for joining us at Little Tangles!

Annette Allen said...

such a pretty card.. I love that background. Thanks for joining us at Little Tangles!

Sylvia said...

Beautiful blending of your ocean colors, Shawna, your shells are perfect! Thanks for joining in the fun at the colourQ.

Cindy Boney said...

Sweet card! Love the depth of the blues!!

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