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Friday, February 17, 2012

Dude, You Rock!


I'm a bit behind this week, I'm finding I don't have as much time to get creative as I used to with 2 kids in sports and we are just finishing the season of one and starting the other one.

Today's Blogger's Challenge Lisa gave us a "By the Seashore" theme.  I already had the card planned in my head so I cut my lunch hour short today to stamp a little bit and get my card up.

When I think of the seashore, so many things come to mind.  One is hanging out in Cape Cod with friends, watching surfers in Santa Cruz, honeymooning in Hawaii and just lounging in the sand in the Bahamas.  


I used two of Verve Stamps sets for this card, the Relax and Dude set.  The Bo Bunny Barefoot & Bliss papers are just perfect to combine with this set.

My sketch folder was opened to Jen's Deconstructed Sketch today so I went with that.  Not sure my waves turned out as I wanted, but I'm still happy with the overall card.  I colored my strip of twill with my copic marker.


Hope you will join us for blogger's challenge by linking up at anyone's blog participating in the blog hop.

I'm also participating in these challenges:
Just For Fun Challenges- sporty man (surfing)
4 Crafty Chicks- Double Down (used 2 surfboards)
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Card details:
Stamps: Relax and Dude from Verve Stamps
Cardstock: Summer Sunrise, Basheful Blue, White, Bo Bunny Barefoot & Bliss
Inks: Perfect Little Black Dress, copic markers
Embellishments: dimensionals

14 comments:

Neet said...

A lovely card which sums up days at the beach perfectly. A great card for a guy. Thanks for joining us at JFF, hope we see more of you - Hugs, Neet xx

Von said...

Real cool card for a cool dude :) Thank tou for sharing it with us at just for fun
Von xxx

Tina said...

this came out wonderfully and very masculine. Great job girl...
have a great weekend.
tina

Jaqi said...

Great card , wish I had a 'Cool Dude' in my life, its fab

florenceandfreddie said...

Hi Kim. Fabulous card.
Regards Florence.

strangelycreative said...

It really makes me long for summer - lovely colours.

Tamie said...

Fantastic card! I love the double surf boards. Thanks for sharing your DUDE card with us at 4 Crafty chicks.

Suzanne C said...

Very fun card! Love the surfboards and sun! I wish we were having that kind of weather!

R.Maria Sabina ( Lollyrot) said...

love the sentiment:D awsome for a crazy grampa:D

R.Maria Sabina ( Lollyrot) said...

love the sentiment:D awsome for a crazy grampa:D

Jennifer Shults said...

This is wonderful! I just love the way you combined those stamps and the colors are just perfect! Thanks for joining us for this week's sketch!

Lisa Somerville said...

Great guy card! Fab use of the sketch, love the surf boards!

Kimberly Gajewski said...

You did a terrific job with this sketch Kim! This is a wonderful masculine card! Aw...Cape Cod, one of my favorite places!! :D

Lori said...

Fun beachy card! Love how you used the surfboards and sun with the sketch.

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