Life’s a beach

I would have loved to have gone to the beach last week – it was so hot it would have been nice to go somewhere to cool down.   Last night we had a tremendous thunderstorm, with torrential rain, and it’s still raining today – so not beach weather now.

This pig looks as if she is enjoying her swim – the image is the free monthly one from Deedee Anderson, which I coloured with Promarkers.   I used both sides of the embossing folder – Spellbinders Sea Beauty – and distressed the texture.   I ran my glue pen over the wave lines and dusted them with Glamour dust.   The sentiment was included with the image and I added a couple of gems – coloured with a Promarker.   The papers and shells are from my stash.

Life's a beach

I would like to enter my card into the following challenges –

June Digi of the Month Challenge – Life’s a Beach

Jellypark Friends Challenge – Oh We Do Like to be Beside the Seaside

Cute Card Thursday – Beside the Seaside

MAWTT – I Do Like to be Beside the Seaside

Sparkles Monthly Challenge – At the Beach/ Summer Fun

Craft Room Challenge – Sun, Sand and Surf










9 thoughts on “Life’s a beach

  1. Very cute card, Alison. This is a fun image that you really brought to life with your additions and embellishments. I love the wave treatment, it really game them a real life look. So glad you could join us here at Deedee’s DOM challenge, Can’t wait to see what you have for us next month. Enjoy your week and I do hope you get some sun soon.

  2. Having just got back from the beach I can tell it was lovely and refreshing today this little piggy would have had a great time. Thank you for sharing with us at Craft-Room Challenge XOXO Zoe

  3. What a great title for this card .The border makes the stamp stand out well and the embossing folders are just right .The shells finish it off beautifully jenny

  4. What a darling card. I love the embossing folders that you have used too! Gives great dimension to your card. Thank you for playing with us at Jellypark Friends!

  5. Your pretty embossed panels give the feeling of being at a real beach, and I love how this little piggy is floating in the water! Your card is so much fun, and thanks for playing along with Deedee’s DOM challenge in June! See you next month!

  6. Hi Alison super card hun love what u did with the embossing folders. She looks like she s having loads of fun thanks for joining the Challenge hugs Judith DT x

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