Tuesday, May 17, 2011

At The Beach

I really love this image from the A Day at the Beach set by Digi Design House!  I coloured it with Copic Markers (chair-E99, E35, R22, R20; water-BG07, BG02, YG03; sky-BG02, Colourless Blender; sailboat-R27, R24; sand-E35, E34, E21, E00) making sure to leave white parts on the water to look like the sun shining on the water.  I used a page out of a dictionary and inked with Distress Ink (Vintage Photo).  I also added some Kosher Salt to the sand to give it more texture.  I saw someone do this recently, but I just can't find the link to give her the credit!  I thought it was a great idea, though!  Also, the charm was too silver for what I wanted, so I coloured on it with my Copic Marker E99 to give it a more copper or gold look.  Here's the closeup of the sand:

Make sure to check out the new challenge going on right now over at the DDH Blog - Anything but a Card!  I have a fantastic project to share with you next week for that challenge!

Challenges I'm entering this card in:
CES Challenge Blog - Holidays
Creative Cowgirls - Anything Goes
One Stitch At A Time - Anything Goes
Scrappy Frogs Challenge - Anything Goes

Paper:  TAC DP, Copic X-Press It, Prism White CS, dictionary page
Ink:  Distress Ink - Broken China, Vintage Photo
Accessories:  Hemp Twine, Shell Charm, Tim Holtz Idea-ology Jump Rings, Kosher Salt
Tools:  Copic Markers

I hope you all have a FANTASTIC day!


Carla said...

Wow that is simply fantastic, love what you did by adding the salt.

The Scrappy Cottage said...

I am going to the beach in a few weeks. This wonderful cards makes me look so forward to going......

Nana Donna said...

Wow that is amazing, I will for sure have to remember that salt trick

Thanks for playing along at Crafty Creations this week

Nikki Byrne said...

Beautiful. Thanks for sharing with us at OSAAT this week. Good luck. Nikki DT

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Gorgeous creation, love the sand it looks so real!

Thank you for sharing with us at CES Challenge this week, good luck!
Hugs Shell xx

Sue said...

Hi ya
wow this is gorgeous i luv the image, awesome colouring, what a brill idea with the salt, luv the texture,thank you for joining us at CES this week, hope to see you next time, sue,x

karen said...

Oh this is wonderful, I love your colouring! Thanks for joining CES this week, Karen GDT

Christine said...

Wowzers! Beautiful!!

Love crafts forever said...

Fantastic! Thanks for playing with us at OSAAT this week. Good Luck!
Hugs Nataliya

Sheena said...

Wow - a fantastic card. I love how you've textured the sand - wish I was there right now! Thanks for joining us at CES this week, Sheena xx

Wenda said...

Great card, thanks for joining us at OSAAT this week.

Hugs Wenda

Teresa Jenkins said...

This is soooo pretty! Love the sand, the dictionary page is fabulous... love it all! Your coloring is wonderful!

Cheryl said...

Beautiful card! I love your coloring and the details you have included. Gorgeous work


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