Wednesday, July 28, 2010

A good book on a summer day

Hello my fellow crafters! I've really been lagging these days with my posts and I apologize for that.  I'm also behind on my commenting on your blogs, but I appreciate those who keep coming back to comment even though I haven't made it around your blogs lately.  Thank you for being so sweet!

Today I'm sharing with you a creation with my newest Whiff of Joy Beach Chair stamp with Reading Willow from the June Fun in the Sun Store Stamp Kit.  The Beach Chair is currently in stock at 7 Kids here.  I did some paper piecing, something that I haven't done in a while!  You can find the paper piecing tutorial at SCS here.  I think the paper piecing gave the chair a little character.  What do you think?

I hope you like my summery creation and that you are having a wonderful summer so far!

Stamps: Whiff of Joy Fun in the Sun June Store Kit and Whiff of Joy Beach Chair
Coloring Medium: Distress Reinkers
Paper: BasicGrey Green at Heart
Accessories: Prima roses, rhinestones, flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts, lace
Tools: Making Memories Paper TrimmerATG adhesive gun

This card is for a few challenges:
  1. Daring Cardmakers - Layer it up
  2. Stamp Something - Something Flowery
  3. No Time To Stamp - Two of Something - paper pieced with two different papers
  4. Crafty Catz - Summertime
  5. Creative Inspirations - Anything Goes
  6. Lexi's Creations - Paper Piecing
  7. Hand Stamped Sentiments - Watercoloring
  8. Sketch and Stash - Sketch (new stash is the Beach Chair)
  9. Crafty Creations - Summer


Saskia said...


You made a beautiful card! Lovely colours!!

Greetings, Saskia :)

maxine said...

Lovely card, great colour combo and I love the image. Thanks for playing along at Lexis Creations this week.

Lexi said...

This is gorgeous and your colouring is fantastic! Thanks for playing at LC

hugs Lexi xxx

Lori said...

Oh Wow, your paper piecing is fantastic! I love your colour choice another masterpiece Ann, thanks for joining Lexi's!

debby4000 said...

Oh what a sweet card, fab colours.

Marley said...

Beautiful card! Love the paperpiecing on the chair.. xx Marley

Saskia said...


Me again... :)

Lovely to see your work at Crafty Creations Challenge! Thanks for joining us and good luck!

Greetings, Saskia
(guest designer)

craftyb said...

so the colours and your pretty flowers! Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Creations! bx

Deb Neerman said...

This is beautiful!

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(¸.•´ (¸.•´ it!

Thanks so much for joining us in this week's Stamp Simply "2 of Something" challenge!

Shannon said...

Ann, this is gorgeous! So soft and the flowers really pop. Thank you so much for joining us at Hand Stamped Sentiments this week.


Hi Ann
A beautiful card,thankyou for joining us this week at CraftyCatz,
hugs Dianne xx

Riet said...

So beautiful card Ann,I love the image and your papers.
So gorgeous colours.

Hugs Riet.xx

Jill said...

stunning card Ann thanks for joining us at sketch n stash hugs Jill xx

Tracey said...

Gorgeous card Ann, I love the bright colours :)

Thanks for joining us at Lexi's Creations this week & Good Luck!


Cor* said...

Oh Ann this is so gorgeous. So 3D effect....makes me want to reach out & touch it! Love the colors & flowers! Thanks for joining in at Creative Inspirations this time round.

jennruggeri75 said...

So beautiful. The colors are just stunning... and so is your coloring! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Creations this week!

Renkata said...

Amm, that is my kind of cup a tea :)
I love lazy summer day on beach with a book.
Great colours combo.

Genny said...

I love how you colored the image and the colors are gorgeous. Great job! Thanks for playing at Hand Stamped Sentiments.

Autumn said...

This is fab! Awesome paper piecing! Thanks for joining us at Lexi's!

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craftykitten said...

Hi Anne,
This is such a lovely project. Thanks for joining us at Creative Inspirations this time.
Dawn x