Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Sunset at the Shore for Dies R Us


Happy Tuesday Dies R Us Fans!
It's my turn once again to share some inspiration at the Dies R Us Inspiration Blog and today I like to share a creation that is just perfect for this time of year!
(Oh how I wish I were sitting on the beach right about now!  LOL ... )


The first thing I wanted to use for today's card was this fabulous Cheery Lynn Designs 'Lighthouses' (set of 2) #B384.  Then I just started building my seaside scene from there.

My background scene was created using the Memory Box 'Findlay Frame' #98540.  The center panel cuts out so I simply sponged layers of Tim Holtz distress inks to create the sunset and adhered it back into the cut out.  I wish you could see the embossing detail on this lighthouse ... really cool!


Other dies used are:
Joy! Craft 'Summer Lovin' Flip Flops'

Did you know that from time to time, the store opens a PRE-ORDER for European dies such as Marianne, Joy! Crafts, and many others.  So be watching for those pre-order sales because they are a LIMITED TIME offer.  To be sure you don't miss out, pop on over to the store and sign up for our newsletter.

A few additional challenge I'd like to share in are:
Paper Crafting Journey - Anything Goes
Moving Along With the Times - I do like to be beside the seaside.
Cute Card Thursday Challenge - Beside the Seaside
Crafting From The Heart - Anything Goes #24
Lexi's Creations Challenge #119 - At The Beach
2 Cute Ink Digital Stamp Challenge - Beach
Craft a Scene June Challenge - By the Sea
Dragonfly Dreams - Anything with Wings
Robyn's Fetish Challenge - At the Beach

 Well busy day ahead so I'd best get movin'!
If you haven't played along in our challenges at our DIES R US CHALLENGE BLOG please pop over and check it out.  We'd love to see your creations and you have a chance of winning a gift voucher to the Dies R Us Store!

Thanks for stopping by!

12 comments:

  1. Fabulous! Makes one feel like we're at the sea shore. Hugs

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  2. Very pretty...love those lighthouses as you know you will be seeing mine soon (wink).....lovely scenic card!!

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  3. Great card...I love lighthouses too that die is awesome. Thanks for joining us at MAWTT this week. Claire MAWTT DT

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  4. Gorgeous card. Really like the different dies, but particularly the shoes in the front. Thanks for sharing it with us at Robyn's Fetish Challenge.
    Laurence DT

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  5. Beautiful dies used for this lovely card! Wonderful lighthouse, birds, and color!

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  6. This is so wonderful card.Thanks for joining us at the PCJ challenge
    hugs
    Tiina

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  7. This card is just amazingly beautiful! Wowzers girl!! Love the colors behind the dark lighthouse - they really pop! Thanks so much for joining us over at the 2 Cute Ink Beach Challenge. I loved seeing your card! Good luck and I hope you will come back and join in the fun again.
    Hugs, Sarah T

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  8. A gorgeous card Darlene, really love your sunset. Thanks for joining us at Lexis, hugs Susan

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  9. What a fabulous card Darlene!

    Thanks for joining us at Dragonfly Dreams and I hope you come back again soon!

    Hugz

    Laurian
    Owner Dragonfly Dreams

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  10. Very nice Beach card! So glad you could join the 2 Cute Ink Challenge, good luck!

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  11. Just so striking, love your card, thank you for joining us at crafting from the heart, good luck
    Caroline dt

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  12. A lovely sunset on the scene. Thanks for joining us at craft A Scene this month.

    Sue xx

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