I was perusing Pinterest seeing what I could make, and I found a Z fold card by Karen Watts and loved her scene! Of course I had to start making my own! And being me, I HAD to add to what I saw on her card AND put in my NEW stamp sets that I just got from the NEW catalog by Stampin’ Up!
I wanted to use the Bike Ride, have the bike going along the beach, and since I had a beach I HAD (again) to use High Tide for the water! High Tide is the greatest stamp set for making water! And since I was using the water I also used the grass, birds on the beach and the birds that are flying! Birds!! For those that know me everytime I use the word/stamp birds, I think of Bambi and say it like Flower said it……..BIRD! 🙂
I also wanted to pull in Seasonal Layers with their Beach Chair! That is such a fun set! Ok, I admit it…….Stampin’ Up! has waaaaaaay too many cute sets! They are fun to play with and BOY they are great for making a story!
Here is my card closed:
Here is the card partially open:
There’s the chair! And now open all the way:
I LOVE how it came out, don’t you!? Not sure what sentiment to put on, or if it needs one……what do you think? Sometimes when I send out my greeting cards, I don’t put a greeting on it, since I want to say what I want to say and let the card speak for itself! Do you ever do that?
Bermuda Bay: 4 1/4″ x 11″ scored at 8 1/4″, 1 1/2″ x 11, scored in the same places (when you put on card, the folds are opposite)
Whisper White: 5 1/4″ x 4″, 2 1/2″ x 4 (x’s 2), 5 1/4″ x 1 1/4″, 2 1/2″ x 1 1/4″ (xs 2) and scraps for stamping and chair.
I used a post it for the sun, JUST be sure and cut the circle in HALF before you sponge sun! LOL For some reason my mind couldn’t fathom that when I stamped the ocean that it would cover the circle….kind of hard when I didn’t take off the circle when I stamped the ocean OVER the circle! Let me tell you, for some reason (though I’ve done it before) it didn’t dawn on me to cut the circle in half since I was ONLY using half of it to mask the sun. Sheesh!! I’m sure I am the ONLY one that happens to!
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I really enjoyed making this card and this post, I hope you did too! Let me know what you think! Until next time!
A California girl living in North Carolina