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Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Beachy SSINKIC35 and RRCB43


Hi peeps!  Popping in today before I have some stamping friends come over!  I was intrigued by the Stylin' Stampin' Inkspiration challenge 35...isn't this a pretty inspiration?:


I thought that beautiful woodgrain background matched the paper from Serene Scenery, so I pulled out some beach-themed stamps and dies and went to work:


I stamped all the images on SU's watercolor paper for a rustic look, plus it made it easier to color in the larger starfish.  The stamped shells and sentiment are from a (really) old Lizzie Anne set called Shore Thoughts; I added some tiny shell diecuts from Impression Obsession and some random flowers from a Paper Pumpkin set from a couple months ago.  The flip flops I got from a friend...no name, sorry!  I added some gold speckles, and some of the shells are diecut from gold paper as well.  I also added a little linen thread.:


The final touch was some Wink of Stella, which you can't see...but it is so pretty IRL!  I really love the collage feel of this card, but I would never have been able to put it together without the inspiration photo!  I am also entering this in the RetroRubber "Sumertime" challenge, since these stamps are from around seven or eight years ago...seems like I've had them forever!

RRCB 43

Thanks for popping by!

A little mani/pedi time for one of Cassidy's dolls:




Then she thought it would look good as lipstick too, LOL!


Enjoy your day!

25 comments:

thestampinglady said...

Such a wonderful card...just love it!

lisa808 said...

Love the inspiration photo and your beautiful collage card!!!

Cassidy did a good job on her doll's pedi - are you next?!?!?

Wendy said...

Gorgeous beach card, LeAnne, and that inspiration photo is very inspiring! Love them both! The pictures you share of Cassidy each & every day always bring a smile to my face. She is growing so quickly and it's wonderful how you have documented each & every step with your photo's! Enjoy the day, going to be the last nice day before the heat comes back!

Stampin Dj said...

Love your card! I'm going to have to look through Serene Scenery again. I've used it many times & don't recall that design!
Thanks for playing along at SSINK! So happy you were INKspired!

Joanne James said...

This is just lovely LeAnne and perfect for the inspiration photo - love the sentiment too! As for Cassidy and her doll, that is just precious!

I Card Everyone said...

This is fantastic, LeAnne! In my state of confusion, I thought perhaps you were taking that word in a different direction - shame on me - but you've inspired me! I could use Cassidy today! xx
=]

Maria A. said...

Hello LeAnne: What a beautiful card, every little detail speaks about Summer loud and clear!! Love that wood grain background and those golden shells are sweet as can be.
Fabulous, funny sentiment!!!
The pictures of Cassidy are precious, that little doll of hers is getting a full treatment, she looks simply adorable.
Thank for sharing the pictures and your beautiful card with us at Retro Rubber, hope you join us again soon.
Big Hugs,
Maria.

Dawn Tidd said...

What a beautiful summertime card, LeAnne! That background is perfect with all those super fun sea stamps and the sentiment is so cute!

Cassidy is one busy girl!!

jengd said...

Fabulous card!!

Jennifer said...

I just love your card, the twine, the stamps, the gold accents! Thanks so much for playing along with us at SSI!

mudmaven said...

OMG - such a gorgeous card!!!! Love it! ~chris

Lisa said...

Wow oh wow do I ever love this card!! You nailed this one LeAnne, beautifully done!! Does Cassidy make house calls? I could use a color change on my toes!!

Amy Ottmers said...

Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Retro Rubber, good luck!!! Amy DT

*Vicki* said...

Wow!! You've done an amazing job with this photo LeAnne!! I just love the design you've came up with for it!! The colors are perfect!! :) I will have to check it out for sure now!! Seeing her paint her dollies nails, I really should put some nail polish on my toes!! LOL!!

Jen said...

Thanks for playing along with us at SSInk! I love your card! That DSP is my favorite!

Claire Broadwater said...

LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this beachy card! XX

Katy McGloin said...

Absolutely LOVE the vintage beachy look of this card! Great texture and details. The collage looks fantastic. Thanks so much for including Retro Rubber in your stamping fun this week. Always look forward to seeing your enty in our gallery!

Debbie Mageed said...

You nailed my family's idea of summer, that's for sure! Love your collage of beachy keen stamps!! My Serene Scenery DSP arrives this week and you have given me a great card to CASE with it. Thanks for playing along with us at Retro Rubber and hope to see you back in our gallery again soon.

Linda Callahan said...

Wow this is gorgeous!

Cheryl Hamilton said...

Love your card & now I HAVE to get serene scenery paper!! Thanks for playing along with us at SSINK! And your daughter is precious!!

Claire Grantham said...

LeAnne, I love this, I am totally partial to a card that has all the details in the bottom corners..I have no idea why LOL. I love all the details on your card, so summery. I love the sea. I LOL at the mani/pedi/lipstick - one colour does all the jobs..if only. Thanks for joining us at Retro Rubber again. Claire DT

Christine Traversa said...

So, so lovely, really think this card needs framing! Love the summer feel and your design! Thanks so much for doing the RR challenge!

Gingin said...

Beautiful card LeAnne!! Love the beach scene you created. The hardwood background is gorgeous! Thank you so much for joining us at Retro Rubber:)

Jeanne H said...

Really like the colors of your card - especially the fence! :-)

Jane Knudsen said...

I am so in love with this card! The colors, the layering, the scene you created! Spectacular! Thanks for joining us at Retro Rubber!