Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Surprise Birthday Beach Blog Hop!

Hello, and welcome to our SURPRISE Birthday Beach Blog Hop for the lovely Asha! You should have arrived here from Sathya's blog. If not, start at the MHKDesigns blog to complete the hop for more chances to WIN! We are celebrating a very special lady today, and we're doing so by creating beachy birthday cards to wish her many happy returns!

introduces a new monthly challenge
for June/July. Here is your inspiration.

As you can see (or not see) is our little girl. I just wanted the serene ocean so I edited her out using photo editing software. I tried to achieve a seamless scene by merging the two sides together.
Three shells anchoring (no pun intended) our vellum banner with sentiments from
two of MHKDesigns stamp sets! (See below) 
Detail of the shells colored with alcohol markers then fussy cut and layered.
The shells come from the Serene Seaside stamp set.
Thank you so much for joining in our hop to say "Happy Birthday" to a dear friend! Your next stop on the hop is Andrea's blog

All the best,
Supplies Used:

Eat Your Cake Digital Stamp Set
Eat Your Cake


Petra Swart said...

Oh, what a beautiful beach scene you've got there, Shawna!!! You've done a great job getting the little girl to leave the beach and go home!!! Love the beautiful shells - fantastic colouring - and the sentiment is so clever and really looks great on the vellum!!! Love your beautiful card for the birthday girl!!!

judith@poppy cottage said...

Hi Shawna, a super seaside scene with the seashells as embellishments. Judith xx

*Vicki* said...

Shawna this is so gorgeous!! Really love the waves and the seashell embellishments!! Excellent job with the beach scene here!! I love it and I know Asha will too! :) HUGS

Bernardine Cuttino said...

Amazing design and dazzling embellishments, simply an awesome card.  

Michele K. Henderson said...

I LOVE this Shawna! The colors are amazing, and you have created a really gorgeous scene down by the sea!
Take care!

Mac Mable said...

The most gorgeous colouring and layering of those shells. Fabulous background and such a stunning card...again! x Thank you for sharing x

Mynn xx said...

IN LOVE with this beautiful card, Shawna! Your water coloring is just amazing--and the layered shells are stunning! Love the layered vellum sentiment, too! Sending HUGS! :) Mynn xx

Donna said...

Gorgeous, great coloring and that cluster of shells is fabulous! Donna

Peanut said...

Oh my word!!! This is simply stunning Shawna. You can almost hear the waves crashing- What a fabulous design. Thank you so much for this amazing Birthday Blog Hop, dear friend. I am blessed to have you in my life.
HUGS, Asha

Janis said...

I am totally AT THE BEACH looking at your wonderful card. Fabulous work!!!
Happy Birthday to Asha!
<3 J

jwoolbright at gmail dot com

The Craft Princess said...

WOW...that truly took talent and creativity!!! I love it :) Hugs...Janie

Monika Reeck said...

ok that photo editing software I have to learn Shawna
this is stunning how youo colored the wave the sea shell your card is stunning this can be for manly card
the shells looks so real Oh my GOSH
I ever seen your card with shells and this is the stunner
love love love
no other word :)

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