By the Shore

Hello Stampers ~ Are you ready for some By the Shore inspiration?

Well how did you area do with the big storm?  We were getting sleet last night as I was typing this.  Our prediction was no snow – at the most 1″.  That is fine with me.  Once I see trees blooming and flowers coming up I am done with the snow. 

My card today began with the sketch challenge at Fab Friday 

I thought this would be a fun sketch to use some patterned paper on.  I have quite a bit left that I would like to use up before the new catalog so I will be sharing lots of cards using dsp.  I chose to use the By the Shore dsp today.  I cut my panel and then layered it onto a piece of Calypso Coral.  I knew I was going to use the gold metallic foil doily so I chose the gold glimmer paper as the strip to use behind the panel.  When I laid all my pieces on my Soft Sky card base it was too plain.  The Seaside embossing folder was used to emboss the card front to add some interest.  Now I was ready to put my card together.  Once the card was put together it was missing something so I pulled out the Thoughtful Banners stamp set and found a sentiment to use.  I added the sentiment with dimensionals and now my card was complete.  Here is my finished creation.

inside of card and envelope

Stampin’ Up supplies used for my creation

Thanks for visiting me today.  I hope the weather in your area is okay and if you got a lot of snow you are able to stay inside and play!  Have a Terrific Tuesday and I hope my By the Shore card inspired you today!


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