Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Double D - Beach Time


 Hello Dear Friends!

It's time once again for a new challenge over on the Double D Challenge Blog!
I'm happy to say I am hosting today's challenge and our theme is:

and here's an inspiration board I've created to help get you started . . .

Oh how I wish I were on a beach right now!  LOL

Both of my sisters have June birthdays (and they are both hairdressers) but my older sister splits her time between her job/home here in Ohio and her other home in Florida.  I'm sure one of these days she will decide to 'hang up her hair dryer' and stay in her beautiful FL home full time but for now she seems to be okay with flying back & forth.  So this card was created with her in mind.

I had a little creative fun with this one!

As you can see, I cut a portion of the front cover from my card base ... then I turned it and used it to hide my inside sentiment.  A few Tim Holtz distress oxide inks and dies were used to create my front card panel.  

AND, as you may have noticed, the sentiment I used on the front is the same as the one being offered as our prize this time around.  NO!  I did NOT use the prize die then put it back in the package!  LOL     I have had my own for quite awhile now and have enjoyed having it in my stash so thought who ever wins the challenge might have some fun with one too.    

Product used:

Impression Obsession - Life is Better at the Beach die (#689)

Impression Obsession - Shore Birds (187)

Shore Birds
Memory Box Seaside Treasures (99107)

The inside sentiment stamps are both by Inkadinkado.


The prize that you'll be playing for this time around is:

 Remember, it's a random draw for the winner so it could be YOU!!

You'll want to be sure to pop over to the Double D Challenge Blog to see all the details and amazing samples offered up by our VERY TALENTED design team ladies!!

 I hope you've found inspiration from today's creation! 
Thanks so much for stopping by!
Hope to see you at Double D! 

  As always . . .


  1. What a fun little fold, so creative! Love the beach scene you have created. Perfect for a sunshiny sister! ;)

  2. A surprise fold on this card. I had to go back and check that out. I love the sentiment on the front, wish that I could be in the winning for it. Lol I love that beach scene, and your tribute to Kathy!

  3. Fun and inviting beach scene! Boy, it looks so relaxing. Love the unique fold on this card and the inside sentiment is perfect!! We should all heed these words. Take care and feel better!

  4. Great show piece her Sis and super design, everything is just gorgeous . Sending more hugs than you can carry..

  5. Great beachy card, so creative and fun and a wonderfully perfect sentiment!


  6. Your card is amazing Darlene. Love the design and the way you have put it all together. The colours are also beautiful.

  7. beautiful beach scene, it does make me think of Florida :). great blending of the inks and like the reflection. Hope you are feeling much better!

  8. This is such a pretty card! The colors are beautiful, and I love the sentiment inside and out!

  9. What a great card! I do love a beachy/nautical/ocean themed card and this is really a pretty one!

  10. Fabulous card, your sister will love it. You have created a wonderful scene here, makes me want to go to the beach. Love your bird too.


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