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Wednesday, 24 August 2011

Seaside Box Card

I am still in a sea themed crafting mood.
I have made a box card following Debbie Dolphin's  wonderful tutorial on page 46 of the August 2011 edition of Craft Stamper.

I am entering this card into the Crafty Individuals Challenge - Bright and beautiful. 
I think I've made by the skin of my teeth timewise and I've used papers from the Seaside book of Background papers Book 6, which is my favourite by far of the 6 books of background papers they've brought out. They are so pretty I really couldn't bare to add to them on most of the panels of the card, I'll be braver with them next time.

Also the new monthly challenge by Tando Creative Go wild.
They have a wonderful prize and you have until the end of the month to enter.
I'm just starting to use chipboard shapes in projects so it's a perfect challenge for me.
I think sea creatures are wild enough and they certainly are weird enough, who would ever dream up seahorses, such weird, sad and lost looking little creatures whenever I've seen them in Aquariums.
My gorgeous sea stamps are from Chocolate Baroque that you can find here.
They are inside the box.

I'm also entering the Sir Stampalot Challenge which is Whatever You Fancy this month. They also have a prize and you have until the end of the month to join in.

Happy creating!


Jingle said...

This is lovely!

Debbie Dolphin said...

Hiya gina

Wow your box card is stunning. I love the seaside theme too.

Thankyou so much for your kind words
Hugs Debbie x

Jean Hardy said...

This is a very beautiful seaside box card Gini - a great use of the papers. Thanks so much for joining in the CI challenge. Jean

Electra said...

Wow, this is bright and beautiful! (see, I read ALL of your post) Seriously, this is very Gini, and that's a good thing.
I agree, your sea-y stamps are gorgeous and love what you've done with them.

Angelnorth said...

Great box card, love the sea theme and all the great details here! Thanks for joining us on the first Tando Creative challenge!


A beautiful work of art Gini -love the sea theme and the box design. Absolutely gorgeous!
Hugs, Sylvia xxx

Rosemary said...

Oh Gini, this is lovely! I really think the colors and design are perfect. I've never made a card like this, the effect is quite stunning! See? I'm not the only one who had a bunch of projects for this theme running through my brain!

pinky said...

Wow thats absolutely stunning, I wouldn't know where to start!! Thanks for joining us at Sir Stampalot this month.

Sally H said...

Oh wow! Such a stunning and beautiful project! Thanks so much for joining in our 'whatever you fancy' challenge at sir Stampalot this month and good luck!

Karen said...

ooooo thank you for entering our challenge sweetie!!! This is just fabulous and I so agree with you about how sad they look in aquariums. Now how about you doing a piece where they are racing??? haha xxx

brenda said...

A super piece of artwork Gini.

Thank you so much for joining in at Stampalot challenge this month, good luck and hope to see you again.

Clare *Littlebear* said...

Wow, this is a fabulous creation! Thank you for entering it into the Sir Stampalot challenge.
Clare x

Zoechaos said...

Fabulous box magical and wild love it! Thank you for sharing with us on our first challenge at Tando Creative, good luck XOXO Zoe

Tracy said...

Gorgeous creation, thanks for joining Sir Stampalot’s challenge, good luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Di said...

Oh this is just gorgeous Gini. Thank you for taking part in our challenge over at Tando Creative x

Sarabeth said...

thank you for your nice comment gini-i really appreciate it :)


Traceyr said...

Loving the soft pastel colours on your box.


Kaz said...

I'm so pleased you entered our challenge Gini and I love the box you made - it's fab with brilliant details xxx

Di said...

Congratulations. You have been drawn as the winner of our August challenge over at Tando Creative.

Please pop over and pick your prize.

Best wishes