Wednesday, November 12, 2014

The Paper Loft Island Sun Sea Shells card


BRRRRR...it is so cold almost every where today.  I haven't posted much lately but that doesn't mean I haven't been working my fingers to the bone.  I have a couple of blog hops coming up. First Take A Hike! 


Then a 12 Day long hop!  Getting 12 projects together is a chore!  And I am knee deep in Christmas!



So.....I have one last warm hurrah!  This is a card I did for The Paper Loft.  I was dying to use these awesome K & Co stickers and I thought they went perfectly with the Island Sun collection from Paper Loft.


Over at Scrap Creations Kristen talks about not being a glitter girl.  I am and I am not.  I don't really like playing with glitter.  I think it is pretty messy.  I am beginning to warm up to the "chunky" glitter.  I have found a few useful places for it.  But when I finally tried Wink of Stella brushes, I found a sparkle that I really LOVE!  It is subtle and hard to catch in pictures but in person it really makes a card.  Like this one.


The K & Co stickers already had sparkle so the Wink of Stella added a bit to the rest of the card.  I also used a new Spellbinders embossing folder,  I love embossing!  It is one of my favorite techniques..  It adds so much to paper.  I highlighted the sea shells with Quick Quotes powder puff and Wink of Stella.


Ingredients:
The Paper Loft Island Sun collection: Sandy beach, Coral bay, Emerald Cove
The Paper Loft accessory sheet
Kiwi Lane Bracket 1 & 2
Spellbinders shell embossing folder
K & Co dimensional stickers
Wink of Stella clear
ribbon
pop dots

I would like to enter this in the following challenges:









10 comments:

  1. Love your seaside themed card. What gorgeous embossing. Hugs, Wends x

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  2. WOW!! Beautiful card Alicia, love the papers, colors, layers and Wink of Stella. Sea shells really catch your eye.

    Sue
    http://suek86401.blogspot.com/

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  3. Beautiful. Love the shells. Thank you so much for joining us this week at Not Just Cards Challenges Good luck and We hope you'll join us again soon.
    Zoe x
    Handmade with lots of Love

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  4. Fabulous card, love the warmth in the papers and the gentle sparkle, thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments this week. Jac x

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  5. This is very pretty! I love the ocean and anything to do with the ocean is my cup of tea. I agree with you about the Wink of Stella pens...I recently got them (on sale at 7-Kids College Fund) and am thrilled with them. The glittery look is fabulous and adding a touch to the seashells and background is perfect. Very pretty card. Thanks for submitting this in our Anything Goes challenge at Crafty Sentiments this week! Hugs, Gail

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  6. Thanks for sharing your lovely crafting for Fan-tastic Tuesday challenge 61 - hope to see you again soon, Hazel, DT x

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  7. Beautiful card
    thanks for joining at Not Just Cards Challenges
    we hope to see you next time
    Fanny NJC DT

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  8. Beautiful card - love the seashells.
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    isoscia at aol dot com

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  9. What beautiful card. Love how you did your seashells and the embossing folder is beautiful. Thank you for joining us at Crafty Sentiments Challenge.
    Deborah GDT

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