Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Prettie Wednesday

Two weeks ago, Jillian challenged us to Make It New. . .to dust off some old stamps and make them new again. The set By the Seashore from My Favorite Things was one of the FIRST sets Christie sent me when I joined the Paper Pretties Design Team. I LOVED this set and I used it quite a bit when I first got it, but unfortunately, it hasn't seen ink since. So, I decided to dust it off and make a card for Jessie! I did a lot of sponging making clouds and the glow of the sun. I hope she likes it! Stop by the other Prettie Girl blogs to see what they've dusted off! :) Last week Jessie challenged us to make a card using bright colors including orange and today Joni challenged us to make something "by hand". . .something on the card has to be either hand drawn, doodled, or written--no stamps! I hope you'll play along on one of the challenges! Thanks for stopping by today! Have a great day! SUPPLIES USED: Stamps- By the Seashore (My Favorite Things); Paper- The Summer Stack (DCWV), white (Georgia-Pacific); Ink- Tuxedo Black Memento (Tsukineko), Chocolate Chip, Marigold Morning, Soft Sky (SU); Accessories- Aquapainter, Copic markers, sponge

14 comments:

~amy~ said...

What a wonderful card! It is soo very soothing...

Unknown said...

I LOVE it!! I knew you would do something fabulous!! :)

Christi Flores said...

This is gorgeous!!! I have always loved that set.

Jennifer Buck said...

Oh how cute! LOVE this, Charmaine! Hope you are doing well! :)

Alex said...

This is beautiful Charmaine - I just love the softness of this card! Gorgeous, girl! *STAMPIN HUGS* Alex

Donna Baker said...

what a fun Summer card! It reminds me my cloud stencil is missing. I bet Jessie will LOVE this~!

Dawn Easton said...

Fabulous card Charmaine! I just inked this set up the other day too...lol

Tosha Leyendekker said...

Darling scene...makes me long for the sound of the waves!! To me there is nothing more soothing!! Gorgeous card!!!

Danielle L. said...

Oh very pretty card! I love the sponged sky and the ripped paper for the sand. Perfect!

Erum Tasneem said...

wow wow wow!

Libby Hickson said...

So gorgeous - love that sunshine!

Shannon Erskine aka e3stamper said...

Charmaine this is gorgeous. Love it.

Rose Ann said...

I love your beachy scene here, Charmaine!! Very cool!!!!

Anonymous said...

I love this set. It was one of my favorite MFT sets. You did a marvelous job with the design of this card. Thanks so much for the inspiration. I'll have to go dig that one out and play with it again. Elizabeth S. in mid-Michigan

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