Saturday, July 14, 2018

By the Sea . . .

Hello my friends!
Hope you're having a FABULOUS weekend!

The card I have to share today is a 'side step card' and what fun I had creating it.  I was inspired by my friend Diane (Nellie's Nest) to join in the new challenge blog called Back to Basics and Beyond where she is a DT member!  Their theme is actually 'A Simple Stepper Card'.  I used the directions shared on Diane's blog post which came from Splitcoast Stampers ... you can find them HERE.

What do you think???

The designer paper I chose for today's creation is from an older Graphic45 8x8 paper pack called By the Sea.  A bit of fussy cutting here and there was done for my nautical elements.  Also used a few dies ...

Tutti Designs Scalloped Stitched Rectangles

TUTTI-418 Scalloped Stitched Nesting Rectangles

TUTTI-446 Anchor

And, did you notice the Seahorse up on the right corner of the netting?
It came from the Frantic Stampers 'Sea Creatures' die set.

Frantic Stamper - Dies - Sea Creatures Icons

This was so much fun to create, I just might have to make a few more!!  LOL

Challenges to share in:
Not Just Cards July Challenge - ATG
Simon Says Wednesday Challenge - Fun in the Sun
Through the Purple Haze July Challenge #146 - Marine
Unicorn Challenge #34 - Stitching Real or Faux  (around the main image)
 Dragonfly Dreams July Challenge - Summer
Crafteezee Challenge - Summer
Color It, Create it, Show it Off July Challenge - Under the Sea / Anything Goes

I hope you've enjoyed today's share and just maybe I've inspired you to come join in this fun new challenge!  Have a great weekend and hope to see you over on the BBB Challenge Blog.

As always . . .

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