Monday, December 21, 2015

Mele Kalikimaka #132

Apologies for being a bit late on posting this.  It's time for a new i {heart} sketches challenge at From the Heart Stamps.  I went with only the sketch this week, but it's your choice, the sketch, the twist or the sketch with the twist!





This week I used the jam packed set called Tropical Christmas.  As you can see though, I could be used to make other greeting cards as well.  




Here's my card:




I had quite a time with this card.  Do you ever have a vision and have things go a completely different way because of creative opportunities (mistakes)?  I ended up coloring the image with Copic markers and fussy cutting it.  The sky is a piece of DCWV vellum, the ocean foam is Crystal Stickles and the sand is Straw Distress Stickles.  The banner is from Blueprints 2 from My Favorite Things.

I hope you'll play along with us this week.  For all the challenge details check out the blog here. You will have 2 weeks this time, the DT is taking a little extra time to spend celebrating with our loved ones.  We will be back with new creations January 4

I want to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a New Year full of health, peace and love!
Aloha,
Brenda


3 comments:

  1. Hi Brenda! Love your card! Expert fussy cutting and the ocean foam and the sand are really cool!
    Have a very happy holiday season. Doni

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  2. Brenda, I'm not sure what you originally had in mind, but the way this card turned out is amazing! I love the idea of the blue vellum behind the image! Pure genius! What a creative idea! Then those Stickles for the ocean and sand are great accents!
    Christmas blessings to you and your family!

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  3. This is amazing, Brenda. Love this image and your fussy die cutting is fabulous ! Merry Christmas.

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