Thursday, May 30, 2013

Dare to be Sassy Thursday Challenge

Happy Thursday Everyone!

I'm sorry to say this is my last card as May's Guest Designer at Sassy Studio Designs and I would like to extend a HUGE THANK YOU to the team & leaders at SSD for being so kind and generous!  I've had a fabulous time creating with these amazing images!  

Today's challenge is:

HITTING THE BEACH


The image is called "Polka Dot Bikini"  . . . do you remember that song?  "She wore an itsy, bitsy, teenie, weenie, yellow polka dot bikini" . . .  well you know the rest I'm sure!  I decided to create the background myself using masking, sponges and TH distress inks because I wanted all the focus to be on HER!

I hope you'll come join in this BEACHY fun challenge and thanks so much for stopping by today ... I truly appreciate you taking the time!

But, before I go ... here are a few other challenges I'd like to share this creation with:
Anything Goes Challenge Blog - Handmade Backgrounds
Party Time Tuesday #122 - Anything Goes
Card Mania #21 - Spots and/or Stripes (polka dot bikini)
Cards In Envy - Make your own background
The Cheerful Stamp Pad #61 - My Kind of Gal
Eureka Stamps - The Great Outdoors
Ooh La La Creations - Inspired by Nature
Pause Dream Enjoy - Use Foam Tape
The Crazy Challenge - Use sentiments
The Outlawz Twisted Thursday Challenge - Anything Goes GIRLY, GIRLY

AS ALWAYS . . .
Recipe for this creation:

Papers: Black cs, White cs
Stamps: Inkadinkado Coastal (birds), Flourishes Beach Life (trees/sentiment)
Inks:  Tim Holtz Antique Linen, Tea Dye, Tumbled Glass, Stormy Sky, Broken China distress inks, Memento Cantaloupe, Colorbox Rose Coral chalk ink
Accessories:  Eclipse Masking Medium, Spectrum Noir alcohol markers, x-Press It High Tack Foam Mounting Tape, Spellbinder Classic Oval, Fiskars swivel craft knife, 

15 comments:

  1. ooooooooooooooo self-portrait huh? this is gorgeous. i'd have put a bottle of wine next to her in the sand - LOL.

    hugs :)

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  2. Darlene, this is gorgeous. I love the background you've created, it's lovely. Such a great little scene. It's been wonderful having you with us this past month!

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  3. Great card! Thank you for playing at Pause Dream Enjoy Challenges. Your project is featured on our Facebook Page today and linked to your blog!
    PDE Challenge Page on Facebook
    :) Janis
    Stampin' Up! Demo Girl

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  4. Beautiful Darlene - love the way you popped her up on dimensionals. Hugs to to you, will miss you over at Sassy Studios but see you around blogland.

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  5. You are truly an artist, your image is done beautifully as is the background, thanks for sharing your creation with us at Cards in Envy!

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  6. Love your background! It is so realistic and pretty! Fabulous card! Thanks for sharing with us at Cards in Envy!

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  7. Gorgeous card. Thanks for joining us at Card Mania. Evie DT

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  8. Awesome card, Darlene. Your always SO super creative. Thanks for sharing with us this week.
    Karen
    Eureka Stamps

    P.S. Hope to see you again soon at Word Art Wednesday

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  9. Love this!!

    Thanks for joining us at Eureka Stamps this week.

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  10. Beautiful background. I love the beach scene you've created! Thank you for joining us at Cards in Envy! ~ Marilyn

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  11. Really Sassy card, love your background! Thank you for playing along with us this fortnight @ Ooh La La :)

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  12. Awesome background and isn't she a lucky girl? Thank you for joining us at the Cheerful Stamp Pad.

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  13. Love the pop up image! Such a gorgeous card! Thanks for joining us this week at the Crazy Challenge!

    Mei
    CCH DT
    Love to Create DT
    Creative Card Crew DT
    Anyone for Anya DT

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  14. Congratulations! Your card has been chosen as one of the IN THE MAILBOX winners for the Cards in Envy Challenge! We have a badge that you can proudly display on your blog. Please email me at cardenvydt@gmail.com with "In The Mailbox" as your subject and I will send you your badge. Thank you for creating such a fabulous card for our challenge! ~Sandy, Card in Envy Host

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  15. Brilliant summery card that image look so at home in that scene, a wonderful happy creation thank you for joining our challenge at OLLCB
    hugs
    lorraine x

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Thanks for taking the time to leave me some love!
Darlene