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Friday, 19 July 2013

Sweet Pea Stampers Challenge - 19 July 2013 - Under the Sea

We had a lovely selection of entries to the first fortnightly challenge over at the Sweet Pea Stampers Challenge Blog.  This fortnight the topic is "under the sea" and it is time for Team B to show you their creations.  It's a new outing for some of the Design Team so it would be lovely if you could pop on over and have a look at their creations.
Although I am in Team B I couldn't resist making a card for this challenge as I love anything to do with the sea.  For my card I have used the Sweet Pea Stamps image by Ching-Chou Kuik called "Soft Goth Night" as I wanted to make a nice summer "under the sea" card.  It is available as a digital stamp, a individual rubber stamp and it also comes on a plate with 3 other creations - Sheet 10, Plate 36 - and comes with the other beautiful creations Misty Reflections, Caribbean Treasure and Unregrettable Pirate Life.

The backing papers I have used are from a backing paper my friend bought me by Crafty Individuals as she knows I love the seaside.  I have chosen this backing paper of under the sea with fish and shells on it.  I have stamped around the edge of the backing paper and image with some Jayne Neterenko seaside stamps and Memento ink pads.  I have coloured the image in with Promarkers and edged with a chalk ink pad.  I have die-cut some shells and an anchor from two Marianne Designs die sets and chalked them to accentuate the embossing.  I have cut some leave dies and inked them to look like seaweed.  I have finished the card off with a die-cut sentiment and a flower.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Crazy 4 Challenge - Marine life
Cupcake Inspiration - Photo inspiration
613 Avenue Create - Anything goes
Pile it On - Water
One Stitch at a Time - Use a digi
Love to Create - Fairy Tale or fantasy
Kaboodle Doodle - Any embossed work
LEJ Designs - Anything goes
Tuesday Throwdown - Anything goes
Deep Ocean Challenge - Blue
Crafting by Designs - Anything goes
The Crafter's Cafe - Anything goes
DL Art Thankful Thursday July Linky Challenge - Anything goes
DL Art Thankful Thursday Challenge - Summer
Cards and Scrap - Everything must
Craft a Scene - Under the sea
Rhedd and Rosie - Anything goes
I Love Promarkers - Anything goes
Word Art Wednesday - Anything goes
Inky Impressions - Summer
Simon Says - By the sea
Milk Coffee Challenge - Emboss it
Inspire me Friday - Anything goes
Brown Sugar Challenge - Anything goes
Sister Act Card Challenge - Anything goes
Chocolate, Coffee and Cream - Life's a beach
Crafty Calendar - Colour inspiration
V's Sweet Ideas Blog - Summer fun
Wags n Whiskers - Summer fun
Heck of a Challenge - The sea
Anything Goes - Anything goes
C is for ........ Challenge - Summer

48 comments:

Granmargaret said...

Lovely card Kym

Avril Ann said...

Beautiful card Kym, as always, hun, thank you for joining in with us at LEJ Designs, this week, good luck xxx


ps we have a "things with wings" at Incy Wincy this week! go pop it in, xxx

Lozzy T said...

Gorgeous card Kym and love the shells..Hugs Lozzy xx

Nadja said...

Very nice card. I love the way you have colored your image! The soft colors work so well with you papers. Thank you for coloring along with us at CCCB.

Nadja

stampqueen said...

Beautiful card - she is really pretty!!

Melissa Latchem said...

What a great image - it must be fun to colour - I love all the other elements that you've used on this too - Well done! Many thanks for entering the Rhedd and Rosie's Challenge and good luck! Melissa (DT) xxxx

Melissa Bove (SCS ~ Melissa1872) said...

Beautiful card! Love that great image!

Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog!

hugs...
Melissa

Zoe said...

Thanks for joining in Rhedd and Rosie challenge with this great card, good luck Hun, Zoe DT xxx

Wendy McCarthy said...

Thanks for entering this pretty card in the Rhedd and Rosie challenge, good luck! Wendy DT x

Gail said...

Thank you for linking up TWO of your lovely creation at Brown Sugar anything goes - come back again on Friday for the next challenge and good luck in the draw!

Josephine said...

Absolutely gorgeous!

Thanks for joining us at One Stitch at a Time this week, and good luck!

Katie Stringer said...

Great creation
Thanks for joining us at One Stitch At A Time
Hugs katie x

Hazel said...

Beautiful card - love the quite subtle colour tones x

Wendy Fraser said...

Such a beautiful card, love the image and the colours. Thanks for joining us at I Love Promarkers xx

McCrafty's Cards said...

This is gorgeous, I like the image and the design, Thanks for joining in with us at Heck of a challenge this month, Good Luck.
Kevin xx

Danni said...

Very pretty card! Thank you for playing along with the Inky Impressions Challenge!
Danni-Inky Impressions DT

cass said...

Another pretty card for the challenge at Brown Sugar.

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

What a wonderful under the sea scene you have created! Thanks for sharing with us at Lexis, Susan x

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

Sorry that should have been Wags 'n Whiskers! Susan x

Krafty Kows said...

Beautiful card. Thank you for joining us at CRAFT this week. Jeanette

Jenée said...

This is a lovely card and a beautiful image. I'm very fond of fairies, so this definitely appeals to me. You've done a lovely job. Thank you for entering this week's challenge at Inky Impressions.

Lorraine said...

Gorgeous. Love the colours. Thanks for taking part at I ♥ Promarkers this week.

Shell B. said...

Fantastic Kym.....beautiful design and lovely sea embellishments used on your card!

Thanks for joining us at One Stitch At A Time this week, good luck....see ya soon!

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Shell in Alaska
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Els said...

Beautiful card.
Thanks for joining Cards & Scrap Challengeblog!
Greeting, Els

Anna-Karin said...

Gorgeous card! Thank you for sharing with us at Craft a Scene!

Dewi Lestari said...

Very pretty, Kym.., and thanks for joining at Heck of a Challenge: The Sea
Hugs
Dewi

The Gov. said...

Beautiful card! Thanks for joining us on the Kaboodle Doodles Challenge Blog!

DIANA L. said...

This is so pretty! Love the memaid image and your coloring is super
Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday #113 SUMMER !! challenge, Have a wonderful Sunday my friend
DIANA L.
http:// http://dianamlarson.blogspot.com

Ivory Moon said...

Lovely card ... such a cute image and back ground paper you have used
Many thanks for joining us over at LEJ DESIGNS CHALLENGE BLOG

Good Luck

Tina DT x

Ivory Moon said...

Lovely card ... such a cute image and back ground paper you have used
Many thanks for joining us over at LEJ DESIGNS CHALLENGE BLOG

Good Luck

Tina DT x

Sue's Crafty Corner said...

A beautiful mermaid Kim, I love your shell embellishments too. Thanks for joining in at Craft A Scene this month.

Sue x

Dora said...

beautiful image, thank you for joining at craft a scene this month.
greetings

Indy said...

What a lovely card! Love those soft beach colors! Thanks for sharing at Cupcake Inspirations!
{hugs}
Debbie

maureenjscott said...

Fabulous Card, I love the image you have used and your colouring is gorgeous! Thanks so much for joining us at the Crafter's Cafe! Mo xxx

AnyOldCraft said...


Thank you for joining us at brownsugar.

Julie (AnyOldCraft) DT

AnyOldCraft said...


Thank you for joining us at brownsugar.

Julie (AnyOldCraft) DT

Trudy Harris Thomas said...

Beautiful - I really like everything about this card. I'm going to have to check out the seashell dies - I have been finding background papers with sea shells and cutting them out by hand.
Thanks for playing along at Love To Create this week.
Good Luck
Trudy, DT

KalySto said...

What a beautiful summery card!Love all the embossed elements!
Thank you for joining us at Milk Coffee Challenge!
Smiles, Kaly

Anna Jasiolek said...

Lovely card with such a sweet image, it's beautiful under the sea! I would like to thank you for entering my 'C... is for challenge' blog and I wish you good luck in the draw.
Hugs,
Anna xxx

Qie said...

Very nice card. Thanks for joining us at Brown Sugar. Good luck.

JenniferD said...

Wow Great Image! Love your choice of colours and Layers!Thanks for joining us at Deep Ocean!

Bettina L. said...

Gorgeous. Love the summer design and shape. Thanks for playing at Inky Impressions and good luck. Hope to see you back wednesday for another challenge. Bettina DT Member at Inky Impressions xx

BethieJ said...

BEAUTIFUL card!!!!
Thanks for joining us last week at PIO!! Have a GREAT day!!

Helen said...

Beautiful card - love those shells!
Thanks for playing at Pile It On!
Helen x

Scrapaddict said...

Love the sea shells. Thanks for sharing at Brown Sugar Challenge!

Tina said...

Amazing! that image is gorgeous, Thanks for joining us at Rhedd and Rosies. Hugs Tina (DT) xx

Anna-Karin said...

Lovely card and beautiful colouring. Thank you for sharing with us at Craft a Scene!!

Kimberly Clark said...

beautiful card Kym! thanks for joining us at Crafty Calendar Challenge - hope to see you back again in August. the challenge started today - its an easy one... ATG!!
Kimberly DT