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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

RRCB91 Summer Birthday Sketch


Hi peeps!  It's Tuesday and that means another RetroRubber challenge!  Woohoo!  We have a sweet little sketch this time around:


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I pulled out a set from the 2017 Occasions catalog called Day at the Beach for my sunshiney birthday card today:


I stamped each element with Stazon ink on Shimmery White cardstock and watercolored them in, fussy-cut them, then mounted them on some papers from American Crafts (Little by Little by Shimelle).  I used Pineapple Punch, Flirty Flamingo, Mint Macaron and Balmy Blue for my colors:



I added a little stitched scallop at the bottom and stamped a birthday sentiment (Altenew's Label Love), then added some Mint Macaron thick baker's twine.  My final embellishments were some stitched stickers from SRM!  Cute and easy!  I have a dear friend who loves the beach and her birthday is next month...so this will be winging its way to her!

I hope you'll play with our challenge this week...remember that your stamps have to be at least a year old and you must tell us how old they are!!  Can't wait to see what you create!

Now......I am taking a little blogging break....see you in a few days!!



7 comments:

JoAnn said...

Love your card with those cute elements. Great take on the sketch.

Kampin' Karen said...

Well, that's what I call a cute card and looking through rose colored glasses! Have a fun few days off

Maria Rodriguez. said...

Oh LeAnne, this is a fabulous card, full of Summer fun and colors. Love the cute die cuts and your fabulous combination of DSPs.
And looking at Cassidy enjoy a dip in the pool, makes me want to go to our club house and jump in the cool and fabulous pool there.
Awesome card Teammate.
XO

Lisa Elton said...

Terrific summer card LeAnne! A day at the beach sounds good!

Creative Lady said...

LeeAnne, I am loving your card! Love all the elements on it and the layout is outstanding! Looks like you are enjoying your summer!

Claire Grantham said...

OMG LeAnne, I love this, great use of the sketch, your card feels like a happy summery birthday collage, amazing details. Cx

Jan Clothier said...

I love this card! It so perfectly encapsulates a summer at the beach. The stitched elements add so much fun and the polka dots ... bikiniesque!