Saturday, September 25, 2010

JRC_037 Shells

Hello Everyone!!!  Today I've made a card for this week's JustRite Stampers JRC_037 challenge, which is a sketch!!!  I love sketch challenges and this one is a fabulous one!!!  To make it that much sweeter, the challenge is being sponsored by Stampers Dream and their incredible design team also have samples to share!!

I've started with a base of brown bazzill and layered with teal bazzill and then some Le Chateau DP - which I've pierced around the top.  The horizontal panel is more teal punched with the Deco Fan border punch and topped with more brown and more Le Chateau.  Over the top of this I've added a sailor's knot to carry on the beachy theme.  I've chosen the shells from JustRite's By The Sea set, stamping it in Memento Rich Cocoa onto X-press It Blending Card and colouring with Copics (E000, E01, E11, E21, E50, E51, YR000, YR00, YR02, RV10, YG91, YG93, BG0000).  It was cut out with Large Circle Nestabilities and matted with teal cut with Small Circle Nestabilities and then framed with brown cut with Spellbinders' Fancy Tags which was then popped up on foam tape.

Stamps - By The Sea (JustRite)
Paper - X-press It Blending Card, Brown and Teal Bazzill, Kaisercraft Le Chateau DP
Ink - Memento Rich Cocoa
Accessories - Small and Large Circle Nestabilities, Fancy Tags Shapeabilities, Martha Stewart Deco Fan Border Punch, Twine, Paper Piercer, Mat Pack, Foam Tape.

That's all for today, thanks for visiting!!!!  :)


Marisa said...

Great colours and image. Love the twine with the knot at the bottom and your border punch is perfect for the image :) If it were summer here I'd want to head to the beach LOL!

Pati said...

Very nice, love the colors and that sailor's knot really adds to it! Very cool.

Danni said...

Very, very pretty!! Has a peaceful, calm feel to nice!

Eileen said...

Really elegant card. The sailors know just ties it all together (no pun intended)perfectly. Eileen xx

Thea said...

Hi Kathy,
A beautiful card, i love the sea and all around it! I live near the little "Waddenzee and the Northsea."
Greetings from the Netherlands.

Julia Aston said...

What a wonderful seashell theme card! love the knotted rope and punched edge!

Life Full of Sunflowers said...

Kathy, this is a beautiful card - I just love the colors you have used and the sailor's knot is great. Have a great weekend.


Leigh said...

I do really like this card Kathy. Love the shells and that knot is fabulous.

Corinne said...

elle est superbe!!
bises de la France

JudyI St. Louis MO USA said...

Beautiful card. I love the colors and the sailor's knot.

Mona Pendleton said...

Beautiful card Kathy! Love the color combo & your coloring is stunning as always!

Sharon said...

Love this combination of nesties Kathy! What a great idea to layer them. Beautiful card!

Sharon x

Edna Morrisedie said...

The muted tones go well with the sea shells, I like the rope on this one too, looks great!


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