Thursday, June 14, 2012

Fun in the Sun

Hi folks!  Hope your Thursday has gone well.  I wanted to start out by thanking all those who have sent best wishes for my mom.  Such sweet, sweet people out there in stamping blogland!  It means a LOT!  And by the way, she is doing much better and we're very hopeful for a full recovery!  {big smile}

Now to the fun stuff... a new card.  Yep... I'm stuck on these sweet Saturated Canary images and have now worked up this darlin' called Beach Baby.  She's just a smile waitin' to happen isn't she?  And so fun to color up.

I know... I know... the DPs I've chosen don't make anyone think of the beach or sun fun.  But, I decided that wasn't necessary or anything to worry about. I've seen some terrifically cute 'beach' cards with the whole beachy theme, but this is OK too, right?  : )  Oh... and please, no tough comments on the sand, 'K?  It's my first try and I came up a little short.  I was just dotting my little copic heart out and that's the best it got!  haha!

iSpy Sketches - SKETCH (cute, right??)
Raise the Bar - hello summer
Sweet 'n Sassy Digi Challenge - back to nature
fun with shapes and more - summer
Catch the Bug - photo inspiration
Speedy the Cat's Friends Challenge - black, white and a splash of color
Totally Gorjuss - sunshine
Craft Your Passion - anything goes
Pile it On - let's get outdoors
Simon Says Stamp and Show - anything goes
Stamp with Fun - holidays
The Crazy Challenge - recipe, use 1 of each:  ribbon/twine, gems/pearls, dies/punches
Fashionista Challenge - simply summer
Papertake Weekly - 3,2,1 - use 3 of one item, 2 of another and 1 of another.  3 DPs, 2 edge punches, 1 image
Divas by Design - summer theme
The Paper Shelter - anything goes
7 Kids College Fund - school's out for summer
Paper Crafting Journey - colour it up (hand color)
Saturated Canary - anything goes
Pause Dream Enjoy Challenge - do you like to go to the beach?
Willow Sketchie Challenge  - SKETCH or favorite color combo (black, white, red... one of my top three combos)

I think that's it my friends.  Time to go visit Mom.  Have a great Friday and as always, thanks for popping into my little world.


Stamps:  Saturated Canary beach baby digi, AmyR Stamps beach sentiments
Papers:  Canvas Corp red & white mini dot reverse, MME Lost & Found sunshine (tapestry and stripes)
Ink:  Memento tuxedo black for sentiment
Supplies:  Nestibilities, edge punch, twine, black gems, gold stickles, black diamond stickles, pink stickles
Techniques:  Copic markers w/ prismacolor pencils


Pat Garvin

Awesome coloring. Thanks for joining Speedy Fox and Friends.

mum of two

What a beautiful image, your coloring is just stunning! Thanks for playing with us at Pause Dream Enjoy Challenges, hope to see you back again soon :)


Lorraine A

Gorgeous card Denise :-) the image is lovely and the colours and design are fab ! :-)

thanks for joining us on the Papertake Weekly Challenge :-)
Lols x x x

p.s, the link on the PTW isn't might be an idea to check the other linked challenges xx


Your color just leaves me chin dropped and amazed. Wow! And what do you mean coming up short with the sand. The whole thing is fabulous. You are talented!! Thank you so much for joining our Beach theme challenge at Pause Dream Enjoy challenges. Big Smiles! Hey - a new challenge started today (and every Friday). Hope to see you back to play with us again. :) Janis

The EmBellished Card - Belinda

Simply beautiful!!! The beach-goer is adorable! Thanks for joining us @ Pause Dream Enjoy Challenges.


What a cute card! I love anything that makes me think of summer. Thanks for playing in the Bugaboo "Photo Inspiration" Challenge.


Hi Denise,
Fabulous sand, wonderful card. I love the design papers. The image is cute and so well coloured.
Thank you so much for joining us at Fashionista this month.


Awesome card,I love your image and the colours are great.
Thanks for joining us at The Paper Shelter this week.
Hugs Debs


Hi Denise

This is such a fab card - I too love SC images. I love the DP's with this image - just love the look.

Thank your for joining us at Totally Gorjuss this week and the very best of luck. I hope you will be able to come and join in with our challenge next week.

Toodle pip

Hazel x


Great colors on this card and love the stamp thanks for playing Divas by Design

Cathy Clouston

Beautiful card, I love the patterns! Thanks for joining Craft Your Passion this week! :)

Becky G

Really cute card! So glad you joined us in this weeks challenge at Catch The Bug! Hope to see you again soon!

=) Becky


How stinkin' cute is this?? This is going on my pinterest board!

Thanks so much for playin' along with us this week for the Catch The Bug “Photo Inspiration" Challenge with Bugaboo Stamps! We hope you join us again for our Stella Says Sketch challenge and the chance to WIN!!
Hugs & Happy Days! ~Min
Kaymin Kreations

Designing with Debbie

Cute card. I love the image and coloring. Thanks for playing along with us here at Speedy Fox and Friends challenge, we hope to see you again next week. Make sure to check out our challenge with Friends of SpeedyTV or Tutorial Time on SpeedyTV for more fun and more chances to win with Mark's Finest Papers, a Heinrich Co.

Tracey Manderson

Oh i love this, your colouring is amazing, and i love your layout! Thanks for joining us at The Paper Shelter, good luck and hope you'll join us again.

Karen Letchworth

What an absolutely adorable card, Denise. I love the theme going on for Summer - and you really ROCKED it out! This is fab!
Thanks for sharing it. You're always welcome to link with us at Word Art Wednesday. We never limit the number of challenges you can combine. Check us out!!! We'd so love to have you, Denise.

Also, I have some blog candy on my blog if you want to stop by - I'd LOVE to have you visit.


Wooooow, what a great card!!!! Your coloration is so fabulous.... great. The hair is ..... woooow....

Thanks for joining us at shapes and more.
Hugs Ivi

Kim Teasdale

Love that you flipped the sketch and your colouring is out of this world! Way to rock it! Thanks so much for playing along with us this week over at iSpy Sketches!


Very great card - nice design. Great coloring the motiv.Thanks for joining Stamp with Fun.
Big hug


Lovely card, thanks so much for jining in but I think you have entered into too many challenges according to Willow sketchie rules.

I do hope you come back and join in again xx


Your card is so beautiful.Love the color combination and that cute image. Thanks for joining us at 7 Kids challenges this week.
Hugs, Frances

Hazel (Didos)

Oh WOW your colouring is stunning. Thanks for playing along with us on Willow Sketchie this week, Hazelxox

Beccas pysselparadis

What a wonderful card, love, love, love your coloring!! :) Thanks for joining us at The Crazy Challenge hugs Rebecca


Congratulations, Denise!!! I'm so happy for both of us!! LOL!


Hey Denise, your sand was awesome and the whole card, i just popped by to congratulate you on getting the guest designer spot on SC, i tried out too! Well Done girlie, i am now following you!! Hugs Vick xxx
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