Saturday 24 December 2011

dreams of summer

Welcome to the last chance to enter
for this year. The final theme being a nice easy one
Anything Goes
and this will last for two weeks.
My take this week as we just start winter and the year comes to and end is to look forward to the weather getting nice and warm again. You can probably guess from that I don't like cold weather, the hotter the better for me. So this weeks card is a Stamps Happen stamp called Boat Scene.

The stamped image has been water coloured, just lightly to add a little bit of colour. Then I have used a second image to cut out the small square accents using a punch. This does not have to be a whole stamped image,  just enough to get the squares out of.

These squares have just a little light distressing around the edges, using Tim Holtz distress inks, to make them stand out a bit more from the back ground. The last bit of decoration is a few real tiny sea shells. And there we have the dream, summer will soon be here.

I have entered this card into the following challenges:

Make it Monday - Anything Goes
Paper Playtime - Anything Goes with Sentiments
Craft Your Passion - Anything with Wings
Cooking it Up With Katie -  Anything Goes
Sundays With Crissy - Anything Goes
Kenny K's Krafty Girlz - Anything Goes
Charisma Cardz Challenge - Anything Goes
Deep Ocean - Warm Wishes
Crafts and Me - Anything Goes
Pollycraft Monday - Punch It


  1. Hi Jan,

    What an original card ! Fabulous project. I like the picture. Good work ! Bravo !

    Merry Chrismas ! Joyeux No├źl !

    Thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz this week.

    Hugs from France.

  2. Wow Janet I love this creation I love how you captured the deep with the letter box view.

    and Wishing you and your Family a very Merry Christmas and a happy and Healthy 2012
    take care have fun,
    Hugs Bridget :0) x

  3. Beautiful peaceful card Janet, lovely scene, thanks for joining us at pollycraft. Joey x

  4. Gorgeous project!! This is so wonderful! I'm so glad you played along in the challenge at Cooking It Up with Katie this time, and remember that you can play up to 3 times before the challenge ends on January 3. Merry Christmas.
    NanaConnie DT Chef

  5. A beautiful card Janet!
    Hope you have a Merry Christmas! :0)
    Helen x

  6. Wonderful modern art on your card!! Your boat scene is perfect for thinking of nice balmy days and the tiny squares are an excellent compliment to the image. Nicely done! :)

    Thank you for playing along with us at Make It Monday!
    Remember, for a chance to win the prize from our sponsor, leave a comment for another entry and mention that you saw them on Make It Monday.
    Lisa xx

  7. Super Card !!
    thanks for joining us at Charisma this time hope to see you next time too

  8. Beautifully done - love the softness and your fabulous embellishments!! Thanks for playing with us at Sundays With Crissy.

  9. Beautiful image...would look real good with a little snow perhaps? lol Just kidding, and I am now following your blog!

  10. Great card and a welcome break from all the Christmas projects! Thanks so much for taking the time to in with our challenge at Charisma Cardz at such a busy time of year!
    Jenni x

  11. What a great card and I love the way you have added those little punched bits of the image too :D
    Thank you for joining us at Crafts and Me and good luck.


    Amy xx

  12. Gorgeous creation hun! Thanks for playing at Charisma Cardz! xxx

  13. Such a clean and neat card! :)


  14. Evening

    On behalf of all the 2011 Design Team I wanted to say a big thank you for playing along at Kenny K with our last theme anything goes.

    It has been a pleasure to stop by and see your creative make today and I hope that you will join us again at Kenny K for our NEW challenge and be in with the chance of winning some fantastic prizes

    Take Care and Happy Crafting

    Hugs Sarah-Louise My Blog
    Designing for:
    Crafty Purple Frog , Craft Us Crazy ,Bearly Mine Designs and DT Coordinator Kenny K

  15. Thanks for playing in our christmas bumper challenge over at Crafts and Me with this fabulous creation. Hugs...Mona


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