Thursday, June 7, 2018

Beachy Birthday!

Another Seize the Birthday Thursday! 

Our optional topping for this challenge? Create a beachy birthday card! Of course you are always welcome to join us with any birthday card you make. June seems like a fine time to go with a summery theme, so that's what I did. 

That chair taking centre stage (centre beach?) on my card goes by a few different names, but to me it's a Muskoka chair. I stamped and embossed it before stamping it again on some masking paper and cutting it out. With my chair and edges of the panel protected, I used a stippling brush to create the sand, a finger dauber to shade the sky, and a distress marker that's almost dried up to add that little line of inviting water. Obviously the person using the chair is out of the frame with an adult beverage in hand. ;) 
With my heat embossing and CAS design, I'm adding this to the current CAS on Friday challenge. 
For lots more beachy goodness, be sure to check out the Seize the Birthday blog... and why not play along? 

Supplies: Neenah white & desert storm cardstock, Stampendous Fun in the Sun & Clearly Besotted Say What? stamps, Versafine onyx black & antique linen, vintage photo & tumbled glass distress inks, Peacock feathers distress marker, Copic markers, MFT wonky stitched rectangle die

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Dotty Jo x said...

Very cute! Jo x

Barbara said...

Simply and perfectly said. Relaxing card!

Ashwini Rao said...

Its just perfect!! Love your little scene with that chair (didn't know it had a name!!) The texture for each portion of the card is just perfect, and I love it! :)

TaeEun said...

What an awesome CAS design!!! Love how you added the texture of the sand using stippling brush!
Great scene!

JoAnn said...

Love your CAS design with that colorful umbrealla and red beach chair. Great texture on the sand.

Vicki Dutcher said...

Love this little CAS scene! I want to be there :)

Barbara Godden said...

The Queen of CAS strikes again!!! fabulous card, your card might be cas but the techniques are not. awesome work.

stampwithsandy said...

Lindsey, you've managed to create such an awesome little scene in such a small space... well done!

Glenda J said...

LOVE the red chair and the background is PERFECT. Well done my friend.