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Tuesday, 1 February 2011

Just Add Ink #53 - An Inspiration Challenge

Good Evening Friends.

A late post from me today but I wanted to enter my card for the Just Add Ink challenge. It`s my first time with this challenge but hopefully not my last.
We were given this gorgeous piccy with instructions to make a card or project using the colours or flower or just something that made us happy.

As soon as I saw this I thought of long, hot summers. And what do we do in the summer? We go to the beach ofcourse. Oh how I long for warm sunshine.....
Anyway, enough of my daydreams, here`s the card I came up with.
It turned to be one of those cards that almost makes itself.
The yellow paper is some that I`ve had for years and with a bit of imagination looks like combed sand.
The blue DP is Papermania Blueberry Pie Collection that I bought a couple of weeks ago and when I first clapped eyes on this sheet I thought of water.
The Image is Inkadinkado Down by the seaside and I`ve been dying to ink them up for weeks.
I found some Starfish beads in a mixed pot that I bought years ago from The Stampman and I think it just adds the finishing touch.
I used a Spellbinders Scalloped border to represent the sea lapping the shore and finished off my image with a lacey circle in bright yellow.
All in all I`m pretty pleased with the result, mainly I think because it tells me that spring isn`t that far away :)

My working week is still annoying me and I`ve had my day off changed, so tomorrow after going to see Dad,
Alan`s taking me to York for the afternoon and while we`re there I`ll just have to pop into the designer outlet and buy some more coloured card. Hopefully this will inspire me to come up with some more creations .

Thanks for popping in....Lynne xxx

6 comments:

  1. Hi Lynne, seems we're both longing for the spring/summer and both not liking work at the moment :( This is such an imaginative creation; the papers are just perfect and I love the starfish buttons! Enjoy your afternoon in York xx

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  2. Fab take on the photo Lynne. Enjoy the designer outlet.
    Lynn x

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  3. Adorable creation, big hugs love Pops x x

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  4. A card to inspire a trip to the beach! Thanks for playing at JAI.

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  5. Well never mind spring - you're straight off to summer! Your card makes me practically feel the sand between my toes! Don't let them get you down at work Lynne and enjoy your shopping therapy in gorgeous York.

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  6. This is so fun and fresh! Great beach theme card and I really wish I was there. ha ha

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