Wednesday, June 10, 2009

InStyle Challenge - Summer

Mary has cooked up another fantastic Wednesday challenge over at the InStyle Stamps blog. This week we want to see your summer cards! To get all the details for the challenge, click HERE!

I decided to use the digis Leila and Ariel for my summer card. When I think of summer I always think of the beach....I am a total tropical girl.....don't know why I live in the midwest.....but I do love to go on vacation to the ocean/beach! These two girls are so much fun and so summery to me! I wanted to create a beach scene so I put Leila on the beach watching Ariel swim in the ocean. TH distress inks and cosmetic sponges were used to create the sunset.
A close up of Leila:
A close up of Ariel:
Now let's see your summer card! Make sure you link it to the InStyle Stamps blog for your chance to win a wonderful prize!

Stamps: Digis - Leila and Ariel from InStyle Stamps; Palm Island from StampScapes
Inks: Copics, Twinkling H2Os, TH Distress Inks - Mustard Seed, Fired Brick, Spiced Marmalade, Dusty Concord, Worn Lipstick, Broken China, Tea Dye, and Vintage Photo
Papers: SU cardstock, dp from Archivers, label from office max
Tools: WOW - I didn't use any tools on this card....very weird for me! LOL!
Embellishments: roses, other flowers, ribbon, from my stash, seahorse charm from HL.

Thanks for stopping by!



Risa said...

Wow...your card is super cute Kim! Both Ariel and Leila are cute as can be!! I also love your adorable DP and the sunset is beautiful!

CraftyC said...

OMG Kim, this certainly has the WOW Factor. I love your card. The scene and colouring is perfect and I'm totally jealous!!!

Moni said...

So fab gorgeous project! Love it! Hugs, moni

Gunn (Merete) said...

What a great colorful card. Thanks to your fantastic cards with these stamps, I also had to pay a visit and buy some.
Thanks for the inspiration.

Sparkle said...

What a gorgeous background!

Jodi said...

Very cute card with both of the images together! Love the scene you created and all the pretty details. So much fun!
Jodi =)

Heather said...

OH KIM!!! OH WOW! This is amazing!!! I love everything about this card (and all the others I have missed posting on). I love your style. The way you color your images and layer your cards is always outstanding. LOVE IT!!! Hope you are having a great summer!

Sharon Caudle said...

ACK!!! I LOVE this card, Kim!!! So bright and vivid!! The colors grabbed me right away, and those adorable images are just too much! I love it!! WOW WOW WOW!!!! You ROCKED this, girl!!!

Nancy said...

Lovely scene you have created here, Kim. Beautiful colours, and I agree with you: summer = beach:O) Lovely embellishment, cute seahorse. Gorgeous background paper.
Have a great day;O)
Hugs, Nancy.

Kim Piggott said...

Such a super sweet card Kim!
kim x

cats whiskers said...

This is a stunning card sweetie just love everything about it
Hugs Jacqui x

Michelle said...

Wowzers!! Is this ever AMAZING!! Love the scene you've created....

Dani said...

Oh Mylanta! This is gorgeous! Very summer, very warm, love it!

Lorie said...

CaUTE! Great job with this!

~Michelle~ said...

love it! The tag is perfect for your sunset! Did making a tropical card make you feel warmer?! LOL! :)

TaraG said...

WOWZERS!!! This sensational, Kim! That sunset is stunning! The whole card definitely says SUMMER!!!
Lovin' everything about it it!

Summerthyme Studio said...

THUD!!!! ummm I just had to pick myself off the floor........All I can say is WOW!!! WOW!!!!

Maya said...

Ohhhh This is awesome,Kim!!
Love the scene you have created and the girls are so adroable!!
And fab colouring!
Hugs from Maya:)

Debby said...

Wow. This is incredible. I remember when you first started blogging. Really I do. this is beyond beautiful and creative. Nice.

Lena Katrine said...

Wow! Supercute images, and I love the scene you've created! Awsomely creative, hun!


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