Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Penny's #288: Anything Goes

Good morning stampers! I hope everyone's week is going well! So crazy around here this summer - it is FLYING by. I can't believe it'll be August in a few days. Still need to get out for school all the activities the kids wanted to do this summer! Yikes!

At least  So let's get on with the new challenge this week over at Penny's Challenge!  This week's sponsors are Lacy Sunshine and Lemon Shortbread. As always, they are offering a wonderful prize to lucky stampers!

Here is my project, featuring "Susie Boo Beach Girl" from Lacy Sunshine! Now, normally I FAIL at coloring scenes like this. My skills don't quite extend to creating the amazing background work in addition to the sweet faces. But I just could NOT resist this little beachcomber, so I had to try. Except for that blank sky in the back, I think she turned out pretty well. I guess it's an overcast day at the beach...good for redheaded skin, right?? ;) Well, ya can't really go wrong with a Lacy image any way you do it!

Do you see how she's in kind of a Polaroid frame? That's part of an awesome Fun Stampers Journey die set that I've been reaching for a lot lately. So versatile and fun! My little one is colored up with Copics, and all the adorable polka dots, along with her bracelet, were done with Nuvo Crystal Drops. The washi tape and sentiment stamp are also from FSJ, Kaisercraft rhinestones, one little layer of foam tape to pop up our "picture". Darice cloud folder. Hand doodled the border on the frame. Cardstock is Neenah and FSJ.


Cuttlebug Mania - Summertime

A Snowflake's Promise - #27: Summer 
Tuesday Throwdown - #304: Birthday (1 of 3)
Artistic Inspiration - #161: AG (1 of 3)
Lacy Sunshine - AG: 7/24 (1 of 3)
Robyn's Fetish - #326: At the Beach
Glitter and Sparkle - #198: Summer Sunshine
Crazy Challenge - CCH#227: Summer Fun
Paper Nest Dolls - #7: AG (1 of 2)
Cards in Envy - It's a Heat Wave
Craftin' Desert Divas - Beach Linky Party
Cutie Pie Challenge - #101: Polka Dots and Pastel
Catch the Bug - Photo Inspiration (beach) (1 of 3)
613 Avenue Create - #186: AG (1 of 3)
Delicious Doodles - July: Beside the Sea
Di's Digis Challenge  - Hot Colors
Dies R Us - #53: Beach (1 of 3)
Inspiration Destination - #96: AG

That's it for this post! Don't forget to swing over to the Penny's Challenge blog to link up your projects for your chance to win! My DT sisters have created some beautiful inspiration, so leave them some love too!


18 people made my day!:

Michelle said...

Great job Jennifer! I think you did a fab job. My sky is over cast as well...LOL. I am not that great at that either yet :)

LOVING that die as well! Nicely done 'teamie'!

Di said...

Love this card Jennifer and your colouring is great! I hesitate with sky colouring too but find that a template with a cloudy edge, blue distress inkpad (usually Tim Hotlz 'Tumbled Glass' plus a duster brush is a good way to tackle them.

Here's a link to one way I do the clouds:

Hope you don't mind me sharing! Sometimes you'd need to mask off your stamped image, sometimes you can get round it by carefully watching where you add the clouds :)

Thank you for joining in with Cuttlebug Mania!

Hugs, Di xx (DT)

Darlene said...

What a fun image! Love the scene you've created! Thanks so much for playing in our ‘WATER and/or BEACH’ challenge at Dies R Us! Please come back again soon!

Darlene (DRU Blog Leader)
DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS Please come for a visit.

Ine Swinkels said...

very nice!! Thanks for joining us at The Crazy Challenge. Good luck.
Groetjes van Ine (DT)

Sherri said...

Really sweet card! Love the darling image & your design. Thanks for joining our "Beach/Water" themed challenge at Dies R Us!

Wendy said...

Gorgeous card.....Thanks for playing along with us at the Cutie Pie's and Di's Digi Designs Challenge :)
Wendy X

Pat K said...

Oh this is adorable. Beautiful card. Thanks for playing along with us at the Cutie Pie Challenge. Pat K x

Terri Winske said...

Oh Happy Day indeed!! She looks like she's having a great time on the beach!! I love the FSJ die cut...I have it also and it is so versatile! Works beautifully on your card! Great job with the coloring. I use a "Picasso" tool to make my can find it at Dreamweaver stencils and I just take a light blue ink on a sponge and run it over the curved edge onto the paper. A little ink goes a long way!! Thanks so much for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown Challenge....really enjoyed your card!!

Sue Nicholson said...

Beautiful card, like your layout thanks for joining us at cutie pie challenge cheers sue x

Tinka's paper wonderlland said...

Very nice card.
Thank you for joining us at Artistic Inspirations!
Good Luck and hope to see you again.
xx Valentina DT xx
Tinka's paper wonderlland

Tammy Miller said...

Thanks so much for joining our Photo Challenge this week at Catch the Bug! Love your project hope to see ya soon!

Marlene Atkinson said...

A beautiful card. Thank you for sharing with us at Robyn's Fetish Challenge. Marlene DT

Deborah said...

Lovely card. Thank you for joining us for our “Hot/Bright Colours" challenge at Di’s Digi Designs. Hope to see you again.
Deborah A

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Awesome make, love the layout & the image is great

Thank you for sharing with us at Inspiration Destination, good luck!
Hugs Shell xx

LisaM said...

Love the image on this fabulous card! Thanks for joining us at Cards In Envy!

Stephanie said...

This is too, too cute. Thanks for playing along in our photo inspiration challenge at Catch The Bug.

InTheCrafting CavewithLisa said...

This is adorable! Thanks for playing along with the CDD Beach Linky Party. Lisa DT

Sandy Trefger said...

Cute Summer card and beach scene! Adorable image and I love the addition of the bit of Washi tape! Thanks for sharing with us at Cards in Envy.

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