Thursday 19 July 2012

Summer sea and surf

For this card I've used the Sweet stop sketch 167:

I used some DCWV surfboard paper for the background - I've had this for ages and ages and never used it.

The image is by Di's Digi Downloads, coloured with copics.
Colours for the card were prompted by Crafts4eternity 80, where this picture was given for the Olympic colours:

The pieces of striped paper are from offcuts, so another one for Pixie's crafty snippets 29and Hiding in my craftroom 54: super scraps Saturday.

So here is my card:

This is also for:

DCC & friends 1: anything goes
Great impressions July: show us your best stay in the lines colouring
Crafty calendar July: fun in the sun + option: sparkle and shine (the surf paper is flittered and shines)
Pile it on 29: kick back and relax
Tammy scraping corner: summertime
Everybody art 201: summer
Blog a doodle: summer holiday
Freshly brewed 103: summertime
Little Claire 23: summer/holidays
Daisy doodles 63: here comes the sun
Can you digi it 14: day at the beach
Crafty ribbons 24: holidays
Dare to be sassy 134: hit the beach
Order of the opus gluei 135: where d'you get your suntan?
PanPastel UK 27: sun, sea and sand
Fussy & fancy 67: photo inspiration:
Inky impressions: photo inspiration:

Jackson's digital 14: anything goes
Digi doodle shop's best 117: anything goes
Crazy amigo: free theme
Waste not Wednesdays 27: use your stash
Make it Monday 98
Inspire me Fridays 67
52 card pick up week 28


  1. What a perfect summer card Hazel. Love everything about it. Thanks for joining us at Crafts4Eternity and Crafty Ribbons.

  2. Hazel, it is lovely to see all the bright colours and images you associate with summer on your project,thanks for sharing it with us at PanPastel UK.

  3. Wonderful card Hazel, so colourful and Summery.

    The bottom photo of the beach with two chairs reminds me so much of the beach right outside the bungalow we stay in on Koh Samui, Thailand. Bliss! Now see, I've gone all homesick :(

    Hope things are progressing honey, you've been making some beautiful cards the past few days - I haven't been able to keep up but they're all really gorgeous.

    Hugs, Di xx

  4. Very pretty Hazel. Love that beach scene image, the colors... the papers are perfect! Thank you for playing along with us at The Sweet Stop this week.

  5. Brilliant card Hazel! Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity this week hugs x

  6. What a lovely image, makes me want to head out to the beach :)Your card is beautiful, I love all of the colours you've used.

    Thank you for playing along with us at Fussy and Fancy Friday challenge...good luck!


  7. Your card is lovely, love the colours. Thanks for joining us at Inky Impressions.

  8. This is so super fun!!! LOVE the bright colors--and your scene is amazing! LOVE it!!! :)

  9. Wonderful card. Great colors and the image is so pretty. Thank you for joining us this week for the Inky Impressions challenge. Good luck and I hope you join us again soon. :o) ~ Tonya Inky DT

  10. Great card! Love the DSP. Thanks for joining us at Jackson's Digital Expressions.

  11. Very nice creation. Love the paper. Thanks for joining with us at Crafts 4 Eternity.


  12. Oh how I love this card. This is just amazing work.
    I am so pleased you
    decided to join us for our Challenge.
    Hugs, Founder and Owner of Tammy's Scrapin Corner, Tammy Ortiz

  13. Great summer card!! Thanks for joining us at HIMCR!
    Angela DT

  14. lovely card, glad you played along with CRAFTY RIBBONS x carol

  15. Fab project and gorgeous papers, thank you for joining in with the PanPastel challenge blog
    Lindsay xx

  16. Fab papers and love your little beach scene.
    Thanks for linking up to MIM this week.
    Sandy DT

  17. Loving this fabulous beach scene and the designer paper is just the perfect touch with the surfboards.Thanks so much for joining us this week at the Pile it On Challenge.

  18. Still love the paper. Love to see that you add some glitter to it and the image is perfect. TFS AJ~

  19. Another fabulous beach card. Thanks for joining us at Stamp N Doodle!

  20. This is adorable, Hazel. Thanks for playing with us at Jackson's Digital Expressions.
    Chana, DT Coordinator

  21. lovely summery card, love the colours, thanks for joining our Anything goes challenge at Digi Doodle Shop, hope to see you again, Gaynor xx

  22. brill summer card love the surf boards thanks for joining us at daisy doodles and good luck emma xx

  23. love that beach image!!
    thanks for joining us at PIO - good luck in the draw!! Kimberly -Dt

  24. Love the colors, thanks for joining us this week at Tammy's Scrapin Corner. DT Member

  25. I saw your beautiful creation on Make It Monday and had to come visit and take a closer look. Gorgeous! TFS! My entries are: #89, #90, #91, #151, #154, #155, #173, #254, #255 and #282.
    I would love to have you visit my blog!

  26. love that DP with this great beach scene!

    Thanks for joining us as Jackson’s Digital Expressions this week. Hope to see you again next week. DT Vicky

  27. Another card? YAY!!!! This is also another terrific vacation themed card and it works not only for our Opus Gluei theme but it definitely uses those Olympic colors as well! Thanks for playing with us!

  28. What awesome paper choice! I really love that paytern it is simply perfect for the beach! Thank you for joining us this week at the Inky Impressions Challenge!

    Jackie, Inky Impressions DT

  29. fantastic thanks for joying us at daisy doodles Nicky xx

  30. Cute summer card! Thanks for joining us at Jacksons Digital Expressions.

  31. that surfboard is perfect for this challenge...great card!

  32. It really is a super cute image............ Thank you so much for sharing with us at Dare to be Sassy Thursday # 134 and good luck in the prize draw!!!!!!

    SSD (DT)

  33. So relaxing looking! Love the image and that pretty paper. Thanks for playing along with us at Digi Doodle Shop and Sassy Studio Design!

    xx Star (DDS and SSD DT)

  34. Lovely card, Thnaks for playing at the fussy and fancy challenge.
    Natalie - DT Member

  35. Thanks for joining our Challenge at Crafty Ribbons - great fun card Ali x

  36. Great card Hazel. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Ribbons this time. luv gina xx

  37. Fun beach scene! Thanks for joining us at the Great Impressions Stamps Coloring challenge.

  38. Fantastic!!! Love the way you used the photos for inspiration :)
    Thank you for joining in with our challenge over at D.C.C & friends


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