Thursday, March 31, 2016

Oceans Delight

Hello Everyone,

For today I am entering one card into four challenges; Just Us Girls, Sweet Stampin', and The Paper Players. Each challenge was very important for this design. Here is my card for today, enjoy.

The crashing wave was actually so easy to make it made me laugh. All you so stamp
some Gorgeous Grunge and heat emboss it white. The Memory Box die cut waves are made of vellum
for translucency. The shells are so delightful with this scene.
As you can see the layout from The Paper Players is represented by the three neutrals, main focal point image
and banner. All I did was condense it a bit.

Details showing the swirls and pearls! The three pearls at the corner of the sentiment added the perfect amount of embellishment. And again a close up of the shells colored using PrismaColor colored pencils.

Challenges Entered:
Just Us Girls: Photo Week- #336
Sweet Stampin': Swirls and Pearls
The Paper Players: PP288


Swirls and Pearls
A few years ago my family went to Cape Cod Massachusetts to visit my mother. There we got a personal tour of the local waterways, sea wildlife, and Shelly Island! Well that is what my daughter coined the island. This place was incredible! The entire island was chuck full of complete hardly damaged shells. They were just laying around in heaps and piles all done by nature. It was shell overload for myself and my children. Thank goodness we didn't fly home because we took our weight in shells with us!

It was a magical place for all and I am sure some of you have even visited 'Shelly Island'. Making this card brought back these memories and all I could do was smile. 

Thank you so much for joining me at TheGrandStampede. I do hope you enjoyed your visit. If you feel so inclined to leave a message that would be great! If not that is fine too, I am just happy you dropped by.. Have a great day and until next time, take care.

All the Best,
Shawna

10 comments:

Chris said...

Gorgeous card, such a beautiful design.Thank you for playing along with us at Sweet Stampin' this week
Chris
x

Mac Mable said...

Clever take on the sketch challenge and loving your white foam waves and the vellum die cuts. Gorgeous colouring on the shells and some very happy memories for you. Very creative card x

Nancy said...

What a wonderful beach inspired card Shawna! The crashing foam of the wave was Brilliant along with the vellum wave itself! Great design! So glad you joined us at Just Us Girls and we hope your will come back again soon!

LeAnne said...

Wow, this is amazing! The shells are beautiful, but the crashing waves really make your background stunning! Thanks for playing with my sketch this week!

Lisa Kind said...

Lovely card! Great job creating the crashing waves! Thanks for playing with Just Us Girls!

Jeanette (Forest Ranger) said...

This is amazing! Love the ocean scene!

Thank you for participating in the Sweet Stampin’ "Swirls & Pearls" Challenge!

Linda Callahan said...

Beautiful sea shells! Love the ocean scene you created! So glad you joined us at the Paper Players!

Lisa Whitehead said...

What a clever card. Thanks for sharing.

Petra Swart said...

This looks absolutely amazing, Shawna!!!! A small work of art!!!!

Monika Reeck said...

Oh my GOSH!!!
the splatter of white with blue
looks like it is water inside your card
wooooww
how did you do sweety
I love love love this
you know what
I am writing and looking at your card also pardon me if I write wrong alphabet hehehehe
this is so stunning card
you should win my friend!!
totally ADORE ABLE!!!
I am happy you dont have Gadget Recent comment cause then all will be full with my face hahaha :) SMILEEEE

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