I'm starting off this week with a new stamp set (to me) from My Favorite Things, Beach Bear. Everyone knows how I love the beach but this was my first 'polar bear' on the beach for sure.
I started by stamping the bear on the blanket and the umbrella separately, then coloring them with my Copic markers and hand cutting them out. Since the card challenge was 'Beachside' I elected to only use one image from this large set of stamps.
Using a standard A2 card front, I glued the bear in the center and tucked the umbrella just behind him. Then I started at the bottom and added the tiny dots of tan shades to make the sand. Next, working around the bear, I added several shades of blue for the water. Then I worked from dark YG65 to light Y11 to achieve the shades of the sunrise. Once completed, I returned this part to my Misti and added the sentiment stamp from the same set.
For the decorative edges, I used Gina Marie Designs, Labels Three for the image and for the coordinating orange mat. For the card base I cut a coordinating aqua solid and put the fold to the left so that I could add the string and the fish charm.
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I will be entering this card in the following challenges:
Dragonfly Dreams ~ June ~ Outdoors
Creative Fingers ~ Challenge 233
Your Next Stamp ~ Challenge 186 ~ Seashore
Bastel Traum ~ Challenge 113 ~ Summer
Challenge of Your Life ~ Challenge 148 ~ Summer
Crafty Animals ~ Challenge 62
Umbrella: BG53, BG57, Towel: BG57, Bear: C0, C00, Sand: E41, E42, E50, Water: B60, B90, BG11, BG13, Sky: YR65, E95, Y32, YR20, R11
Very lovely card! Thank you for playing at Dragonfly Dreams Challenge!ReplyDelete