Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Summer Starfish

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I was able to squeak in some stamping time yesterday, in between cleaning and working, and I made a card for three challenges:  Our Creative Corner’s Buttons ‘n Burlap or Bows; The Kraft Journal’s Good Ole Summertime Make It Monday Challenge; and the iSpy Sketches sketch #20.  Here’s the iSpy sketch:

and here’s my “good ole’ summertime” card:

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I used a Crumb Cake base; some papers from Pink Paislee’s Indigo Bleu line; stamps are retired SU Beautiful Beach and Lizzie Anne’s Shore Thoughts.  I added a burlap panel and some buttons; the starfish is sparkly, but you can’t see it from here!  If you have any questions, please shoot me an email!  Have a great day—stay cool!  It’s HOT here today!

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14 comments:

Sherry Eckblad said...

Love the card and the use of the burlap on it. I have a 12x12 sheet of it just waiting for me to cut into it.

Linda said...

Great card LeAnne. Very summery. It is HOT here too. My grass is all brown. We need rain very badly. It is windy so that helps a little. The neighbor has a new pool and is gone all day. I just want to go and jump right in it. LOL
Stay cool!

Carol Maynard said...

Verrrrrrry nice card! Love the burlap piece!

Darlene Gabriel said...

Wonderful "good ole" summertime card. I love that burlap layer. That new ribbon is really pretty. Thanks for another picture of sweet Cassidy. I love the expression of her face.
BTW- could you send some of your heat this way? We are having strange weather. It's cool and cloudy and rainy --- for too many days now.

Beth Moore said...

Absolutely stunning creation! thanks so much for sharing with us at The Kraft Journal!

Sue said...

Hello LeAnne
The splash of Yellow is like a ray of sunshine on your card and instantly gives you a warm feeling. Your Bg is busy and juxtaposes the Burlap so well to enhance the texture, and the scalloped border with your buttons adds the movement and dimension, sometimes it is lovely to see a card where there is minimalistic stamping; your sentiment is just right. A lovely card.
Thank you so very much for joining us this week at Our Creative Corner, we are so pleased to see your work once more.
Smiles:)
Sue

Jodi Collins aka Kharmagirl said...

OOOOOH! This is GORGEOUS! LOVE all the texture on this!!!

Terry Blais said...

This card is so beachy! I love the textures and patterns, as well as the buttons. It's great!

Victoria said...

Hi and thanks so much for visiting my blog :) WOW! This card is so me! Love the colours, patterned paper and the hessian..... wow!

Anita Houston said...

Love to see the yellow and kraft again, both the texture from the burlap is fabulous! This is a wonderful design and really is striking. Thank you so much for joining us at Our Creative Corner this week!!!

Tui Nathan said...

Wow ... love this card LeAnne - the beach themeing works fabulously with the buttons and burlop challenge this week! Love the yellow in amongst the neutrals!
Thanks for joining us at Our Creative Corner this week!

Denise Willerton said...

wow!!! what a stunning card LeAnne ~ Love the burlap ~ haven't used any of that yet..but you sure have me thinking...thanks for all the inspiration you throw our way! have a wonderful day and enjoy your weekend :-)

Linda Coughlin, the funkie junkie said...

Sooo pretty, LeAnne! I've become a huge yellow fan this year and I just love it paired up with kraft. I think the burlap panel looks sensational and I love the combination of patterns and textures you've worked together here. Super take on the OCC challenge. So great to have you joining in the fun with us again this week at Our Creative Corner.

Hugs,
Linda

Kim Teasdale said...

You had me at the burlap panel! How very creative :D Thanks so much for playing along with us this week over at iSpy Sketches :D