Sunday, July 31, 2016

PP306 Beach Girls

Happy Sunday, peeps!  Sunday means Paper Players challenge time!  This week the uber-creative Laurie is our hostess with a Tic-Tac-Toe challenge:

I chose the left-hand vertical column for my card today, using another new-to-me stamp from Technique Junkie called "Besties"!!   Here we go:

I stamped the image of the little girls in the ocean in Marina Mist on a stitched panel of some random scrap DSP I had in my stash!!!  Since my sister has been going through a wee bit of a rough patch (all is well now, though!) I thought it would be fun to send this to her, since we spent a LOT of time in the ocean when we were kids and we spend a LOT of time on the phone yakking to each other now!  I crossed out "best friend" and wrote in "sister"  and added a couple of enamel hearts below it:

My texture is some white jute ribbon (retired SU) and I mounted it on some pretty plaid DSP, again from my plethora of mishmash DSP!!  I did add a few more white enamel dots and a little horizontal DSP banner, just for fun!  She has already received the card and told me how much she loved it!

I hope you'll play along with our fun tic-tac-toe challenge...there are SO many possibilities!  Check out what the Players did at the won't be disappointed!

Speaking of beach, here we are at the playground at Buttonwood Beach on the Elk River!  This was early in the morning; later in the day, the river was full of boats and floats and partying people!

And a few more lovely birthday cards!  This one is from my creative friend Linda Callahan:

And this bright, cheerful beauty is from my dear sister in Christ, Robyn!

Thanks for helping me celebrate my day, ladies!


  1. How adorable, LeAnne!! Your sister is sure to love this! I have many memories of swimming in the ocean at Ocean City, MD. as a teenager with my cousin and this image reminded me of that! Great card and I love everything about it! Have a great day! :)

  2. Such a sweet card for your sister! I love those cute enamel dots,too. Fun pic at the beach and awesome Bday cards!

  3. The design on the pattern paper is really awesome! It really make your picture on the die-cut standout!

  4. What a cute image and I like the way you personalized the sentiment! Sweet photo of you two cute girls at the playground!!

  5. Where do you find such fabulous images?!?!? I love this and the soft colors behind it - sweet as can be! And your getaway looked like fun!

  6. Oh I so miss my 2 sisters who live so far away from me.
    LOVE the way you changed the sentiment to fit the receiver!
    Beautiful card!

  7. What an adorable image, LeAnne! The little girl on the right looks like she could be Cassidy. I love the soft colors, patterned paper, and the texture of the ribbon, too. Great card!

  8. LeAnne, I LOVE this image. The two little hearts are the perfect way to bring your lovely color combo together. Fabulous

  9. LeAnne, this is just wonderful! I love that beautiful image of the sisters! The background pastels are beautiful! Just perfect!
    Looks like you had a fun vacation! SO happy for you! XX

  10. I love that stamp! It's perfect for BFFs and Sisters. The jute ribbon looks perfect with the patterned paper too. Super cute card and I'm sure your sister loved receiving it.

  11. This card is just lovely LeAnne, that image is great and the sentiment, both the original and doctored one, are perfect! I do hope your sister liked it.


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