Beach Bum Flip Flops Card

Publish Date: 
7/26/2017
Beach Bum Flip Flops Card | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

I decided today was going to be a coloring day. I pulled out my thick file of printed and stamped Copic coloring images. These are all on Copic Coloring cardstock, so either Neenah Solar Crest or Copic Blending Card X-Press It.

I'd already reviewed this week's challenges and wanted to enter the Newton's Nook Designs Inky Paws Challenge #51 - Tropical Theme. I always have some Newton's Nook images in the to be colored folder because their style of stamp is a coloring stamp which I love. I found some copy paper prints from their freebies page online. I colored both images, but only one is tropical so that is the one I went with.

I focused on the background first creating sand and ocean diagonal along the background of the flip flops. Then I searched for coordinating matting cardstock and went with a teal, navy, sand and a hint of orange. I pulled out some chunky burlap netting for added edge interest. I pulled out my Holtz mini stapler and used it generously.

For the Simon Says Stamp Challenge - You've got the edge, I went with lots of layers and  various edge treatments. I used Gina Marie's 'X' stitched dies circles and rectangles and also cut a fishtail banner using her stitched banner dies. For added separation between the fishtail banner and the navy background I added a fishtail mat of vellum. This is a six layer card, but I still believe it will mail USPS first class as I only popped up the focal circle.

Copic Sketch markers used:

  • Sand: E42, E43, E44
  • Ocean: BG10, BG11, BG13
  • Flipflops: YR02, YR82, RV02

I am entering this project in the following challenges:

 

Thanks for stopping by!

~Tracy

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Comments

Love the texture of the burlap, Tracy, and the text on the banner!  Thank you for joining us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge!

Love the layers on this card

Thanks for linking up to the Inky Paw's Challenge

Diane 

What a fun beach card!  Love your coloring and the burlap trim!  Thanks for linking up with the Inky Paws Challenge. 

What a super fun card with all those textues and seashore colors!  Thanks for sharing with us at Inky Paws Challenge!

Debbie

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