Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Charming Beach Scene

Fresh Brewed Designs is having a Charming Challenge?

February 9 - 15

Participants are asked to use a charm on their entries.

I decided to try something quite different for my card. I used two Fresh Brewed Designs images. One of them (Peace Be Still) I printed quite large - large enough to practically fit the entire card front. The other image (Grace Summertime) I printed very small in order to make her fit the size of the beach scene.

I colored both images with Copics and used only one layer of cardstock under the larger image.

I cut out the little girl and popped her up off the beach image to create some depth to the scene. I added a fish charm with a small piece of lavendar gingham ribbon.

Now, if I could just find that beach in real life. I'd love to be there, enjoying the warmth of the setting sun.

Images: Fresh Brewed Designs
Ink: Copic markers
Cardstock: Stampin' UP! Cool Carribean and Pale Plum
Embellishments: ribbon and fish charm (vendors unknown)


April said...

I am up to a road trip to the beach!!

Maybe we could hand deliver your adorable card to a deserving friend who lives near a beach??

And, you know how I love scenes and this one is FAN-TAB-U-LOUS!!

Kathy Braun and Lucky said...

What a great idea and wonderfully warm card, love it.

MiamiKel said...

You can find the beach - it's down here! I keep telling you to come on down! Hee hee! This is just darling. I am glad you gave a description, I wondered how you colored this beauty - I thought it was watercolored! Just stunning - this is one of the cutest cards ever - love the lil charm, too! x0x0

The Stamper's Touch said...

How adorable Jeanette!! Love how you combined the two digi images!!!! That's why they are so fabulous, so versatile!!!!! Fun scene you've created, makes me anxious for summer vacation! Have a wonderful week!


Barb said...

oh my--what a stunning card. Love the layers and the colors are awesome! And, when you find that beach in Illinois, let me know as I will be there in my jet!

bumblebee creations said...

WOW! I want to go with you when you find that beach!! I love how you have added the little cutie to it!!

djones said...

Beautiful card my friend! I found the beach and am enjoying for both of us!!! ;) Beautiful, beautiful coloring. Great idea putting two images together.

Stacy said...

Beautiful card! Very creative!!!

kadie said...

Oh, Jeanette, this is just the sweetest! I really really love this.

BlueInks said...

Great idea. Your card idea turned out perfect!

Carol W said...

Wow, wow, wow....stunning card my friend...just beautiful...

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