Wednesday, 26 June 2013

I do love to be beside the seaside ...

... I think that's what this little chappie is singing!

This card is based on sketch 225 on Sketch Saturday, which this week for sketch 264 was asking us to choose any sketch from 216 onwards:

I've used a mixture of offcuts of spots and striped papers and a blue wood print behind the image, which is from the Nutcrafter sailor boy digital stamp set (I cut and paste the two images to go side by side)  which I chose as my prize for winning Nutcrafters 44. I coloured the image with a mixture of copics and Marvy le plume alcohol pens.

This is also for:

Facebook A card a day
Nutcrafters 46: show us texture (the woodgrain paper)
Red carpet studio 42: going digital
My heart pieces: use a digi stamp
Bloggers challenge: at the beach
Mark's finest papers speedy fox & friends 165: beach
Corrosive 177: summertime
Eureka 45: summertime fun
Lexi 93: summer  holidays
Take time for you 95: sun, sea, vacation
Make my Monday: create a summer scene
Melonheadz friends: it's a summer challlenge
Deep ocean 54: welcome summer
Paperminutes 275: summer, sun, sunshine
Aud sentiments 83: summer
The house that stamps built DCC619: summer
MilkCoffeee: summer fun
Brown sugar: summer
Little scrap pieces fun Friday: summer
Pattie's 70: summertime fun
QKR stampede 44: summer fun
2 sisters: summer fun
Di's digi: show us summer fun
Mema's crafts June: father's day, graduation or summer/vacation
Scrappy frogs June: summer vacation
Stamp and Create June: summer fun
Designed to color 14: summertime
Creatalicious 52: all about summer
Dream valley 59: father's day/male theme
Joanna Sheen: father's day or male card
Little Claire 34: male theme
Here come the boys 54: let's go dotty
Crafts 4 eternity R129: spots and stripes
My time to craft 227: spots & stripes
Simon says stamp and show: stripes
The sisterhood of crafters: stars and/or stripes
Get inky 7: red, white and blue
Delightful: red, white and blue
Paper playtime 13: red, white and blue
Going grey with scrap-creations: patriotic - red, white, blue
Perfect sentiments 85: red, white & blue
Whimsical: getting patriotic - red, white, blue
Clearlyistamp: colour: red, white & blue
Simply create too 40: use the colours in your country's flag - red, white, blue
Pink gem challenge 85: male birthday with sentiment
Fashionista 17: wedding or birthday
Fairytale 70: happy birthday
Totally Gorjuss 189: happy birthday
A and T 25: happy birthday
My Sheri 113: birthday
Lacy sunshine 11: anything goes
Inky chicks 7: anything goes
Pause dream enjoy 13: anything goes
Platypus creek 35: anything goes
Party time 126: anything goes
Through the craftroom door: anything goes
Crafting by designs: anything goes
Crafts and me 138: anything goes
Simon says: anything goes
Sister act 12: anything goes
DL.ART June: anything goes
Inky linky 20
Make it Monday 146
Inspire me Fridays 108
52 card pickup 2.25


  1. A very cute card, Hazel. I love the two images along with the paper. They look great together. Thanks, so much for joining us for the Speedy Fox and Friends challenge.

  2. Hazel--what a cute beach card! Thanks for playing along with us at Speedy Fox & Friends blog challenge!

  3. Fantastic! Love the background. Thanks for joining at Simply Create Too: Color of Your Country's Flag

  4. Very cute card! It's so happy! Thank you so much for joining us at Clearly iStamp! Hugs, Katy Guest DT :)

  5. Hazel, our linky tool is now up at The Perfect Sentiment. I had a death in my family and was late getting that into the post. I would love it if you would come back and link-up your card.

  6. Such a cute Card. Reminds me of when I was young and we went to the beach. Thanks for joining us. Nancy Guest Designer Clearly iStamp

  7. Gorgeous :) I love the colours you used and the lovely design. Thank you for joining us over at the Simon Says Stamp challenge. Hugs, Dawny x

  8. So adorable Hazel.
    Thanks for sharing with us at Make it Monday..

    Luv CHRISSYxx

  9. Fab card Hazel. Great image and colouring.

    Thank you for joining us over at the Lacy Sunshine Challenge. Good luck.

  10. what a great card. Thanks for joining us at Red Carpet Studio this week.

  11. Wonderful summer card. Thank you for joining us at Aud Sentiments challenge good luck Ginny ♥

  12. Hi Hazel. Your card is very cute and definitely puts me in the summertime mood! Your use of the different papers and patterns to create stripes in your background is cute. I also like your little scene that is the focal point of your card. Very cute! Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp and Show. <3 Candy

  13. Fabulous card! Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity this week hugs x

  14. it's so cute! I saw it on Make it Monday.

  15. What a fun creation Hazel! Love that background paper! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood ‘Stars & Stripes’ challenge and please come back again soon!
    one of the 'Sistahs'
    The Sisterhood of Crafters

  16. This is so cute I just love all the colors you used.
    Thank you for joining us at Little Scrap pieces.
    LSP--DT member
    DIANA L.

  17. Cute card!! Thank you for joining us at Sister Act Card Challenge!!

  18. Cute card! Thanks for joining us at SACC!

  19. So cute, lovely image and colours, thanks so much for sharing with us at Deep Ocean, hugs Liz xx

  20. Fun and adorable card. Thanks for joining us at Speedy Fox & Friends.

  21. So cute! Love the papers too. Thanks for joining us at Joanna Sheen.

  22. Such a cute card. Love your image.. Thanks for joining us here at Perfect Sentiments for our Red, White and Blue challenge..

    Thank You,
    Pam DT

  23. Wow that's a lot of challenges! I'm so glad we were one of them! What a great image and fun card.

    Thanks for playing with us at Clearly iStamp Challenge #1 - red, white and blue color challenge. Hope to see you on the 5th for challenge #2.

    Kathy D.
    Clearly Digi Stamps Design Team/CiSC Coordinator

  24. so cute card.Love the image. Great to have you joining us at Brown Sugar. Good luck.

  25. Really cute creation!

    Thank you for sharing with us at Delightful Challenges,My Time To Craft & The Perfect Sentiment this week, good luck!
    Hugs Shell xx

  26. Very cute Hazel. Great papers. I spotted you over on MIM and came for a closer look and I am so glad that I did.


  27. Love this, Hazel - great papers and colours.

    Thanks for joining us at Here Come the Boys.

    Helen x

  28. Awww love this sweet image gorgeous cute creation.

    Thanks for sharing with us at AGOAC this time.

    smiles Christine x

  29. Lovely card. I like the backgrounds you've chosen to go with the cute image.

  30. That´s such a lovely card! Pritty colours and layout! Thank you for joining us at Fairytale Challenge. xx Bianca

  31. Thanks so much for joining the lsp challenge this week with your super cute card. Karen

  32. Fun image! Love the wood looking DP! Thanks for joining us at Speedy Fox & Friends this week!

  33. Hello, lovely Hazel, what a fun card! just right for a boy's birthday! Oh, wouldn't it be great to have a sunny day at the seaside with that beach hut to go into to have a picnic when the sun is too hot?!

    thanks for joining in at Dream Valley!

    love mags B x

  34. What a lovely card Hazel and love the colours and your design..Thank you for joining us for Little Claire's challenge this month and hope you joining us again soon. Good luck..Hugs Lozzy x

  35. Pretty summer card, the image and the colours looks fab. Thank you for joining us at Fashionista Challenge this time!
    Hugs Charlotte

  36. What a great card for the "Summer Fun" challenge at Di's Digi Designs
    Thanks for joining in, good luck and hope to see you next time too, Donna ♥

  37. Oh! How I wish I was this little guy and being at the beach. Thank you so much for sharing your creativity with us at Di's Digi Stamps and our Summer Fun Challenge!

  38. What a cute card! Thank you for joining us at Here Comes The Boys. hugs! Mojca

  39. Adorable and cute, Hazel!! I love your seaside image. Great coloring too. So happy you played along with our DCC at The House That Stamps Built.

  40. Thanks so much for sharing your birthday card with us @ My Sheri Crafts challenge!!!

  41. Just adorable.

    Thanks for joining us at Eureka Stamps this week.

  42. Very cute and Summery image:-) Thankyou for joining us in the Designed to color challenge:-)

  43. A very dotty card Hazel! Love the beach scene too! Thanks for playing and sharing your work with the DT at Here Come The Boys 'Lets Get Dotty' Challenge, Woo, Teresa & Donna xx

  44. Beautiful card, thanks for sharing it with us in the brown sugar challenge, karen

  45. Thank you for joining us this week at Make My Monday, Laura DT xx

  46. Great card, thanks for sharing with us at Make My Monday this week
    Rosie x

  47. Thanks for playing in our "Summertime Fun" Challenge #70!
    Sandi ♥
    DT Coordinator for Pattie's Creations Challenge!
    and Pattie's shop
    Home of Pattieboop and Allie!

  48. Great blue wood panel on the background it pops the image nicely! Thanks for joining us at Clearly iStamp for the colour challenge. Dawn Frost guest DT.

  49. Gorgeous card with great colouring and a true summer feeling...thanks for playing with us at Melonhead Friends!
    xxx Margreet

  50. A cute card. Thank you for joining us at Platypus Creek Digitals.

    PCD DT

  51. Great summer themed card, love that image and y or colouring!

  52. Hazel, what a gorgeous seaside card you have made. Thank you for taking part in the Aud Sentiments Challenge this fortnight and I wish you the best of luck in the draw. Best wishes, Kym (Aud Sentiments Design Team Member) xxx

  53. thank you for joining us at MilkCoffee Designs

  54. This is so cute!! Thank you for joining in our Summer Challenge over at Designed To Color! Hugs, Rosie :)

  55. Great card. The back round paper goes perfect with the image. Thank you for joining us at Whimsical Designs.

  56. This is a super card! Thanks for joining us at Whimsical Designs! Julie, DT member

  57. Beautiful!

    Thanks for joining us at the Fairy Tale Challengeblog!

    Andrea :-)

  58. What a super cute card! Thanks for joining us at “Simply Create Too”, hope to see you next time again.

    DT-Member SCT

  59. Fantastic card and thank you for joining us at Nutcrafters for the recent challenge and good luck :)
    hugs and xxx

  60. This is stunning. Thanks for joining us at Paper Playtime this week.
    DT PPT

  61. Cute cute card! Love how you made the tag

    Thanks for sharing at My Sheri Crafts

  62. Such a lovely card...Thanks for sharing it with us at PTT...

  63. Sweet, sweet card Hazel! Makes me go awwwww! LOL Well done! Thanks so much for joining us the Lacy Challenge Challenge! We hope to see you again!

  64. Thanks for joining us at the Corrosive Challenge. Good luck and please join us again soon!

  65. Thanks for joining us at My Heart Pieces!


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