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Saturday, August 8, 2015

SeaShell Card

Created this card using a subscribed Cricut cartridge, Dimensional Paper Art.

Supplies List 

adhesive: foam, Scotch ATG
Coloring/Distressing: inking - TH Dist Ink dried marigold
Cricut cartridge: Dimensional Paper Art  Shell 3"  <-- subscribed cartridge
ink: VersaFine Onyx Black
machine: Cricut Explore Air
papers: the Paper Studio Seashell scrapbook - scrap    cardstocks - Kraft gray, white
punch: Fiskars corner rounder
sequin: 1 blue at end of sentiment
stamp: There She Goes By The Sea
string: added/tied  to left side
Tim Holtz: Distress Ink - dried marigold

Entering this into the following challenges:    

8/8 Pile It On Ch#80 Sequins and/or Beads UE 8/2

8/9 Bitten By The Bug 2 Cool Down by the Sea     UE 8/3

8/11 Simon Says Stamp Wed Ch: Tie It Up  5E(#5) 8/5

8/12 DL.ART Thankful Thurs Ch#161 Summertime/TY 6E(#6)  no stack  7/23

8/13 Sweet Stampin Ch Anything but a Birthday  2E(#2) 8/8

8/14 Allsorts Ch Wk 323 - Insp by Summer  3E(#1) 8/8  
8/14 HIMCR#210 Super Scraps Sat  3E(#2) 8/8
8/14 Jos Scrap Shack FFC#100 Anything Goes  3E(#3)   8/7
8/14 Little Scrap Pieces Sat Linky Party 1E(#1) 8/8

8/16 Craftin Desert Diva Craft it Up & Link It Up Linky Party Ch#61 "Keeping Cool" UE 8/3
   Keeping Cool - looking for seashells along a beach

8/17 Creative Moments Ch74 Anything Goes/Summer Sun  3E(#3) 8/5

8/17 {PIN}spirational Ch#146   5E(#1) 8/4

8/31 Crafty Hazelnuts Patterned Paper Aug 2015 Ch UE 8/1


  1. Okay this is such a cool effect with the shell. Might need to look into this cart, thanks for joining us at BBTB2

  2. What a beautiful poem and gorgeous shell cutout. Thanks for joining in the fun with the Sweet Stampin' crew this week. I love your gorgeous card and look forward to you joining us for future challenges. Hugs, Wends x Sweet Stampin' DT

  3. Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at HIMCR, good luck!!! Amy DT

  4. Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at PINspirational, good luck!!! Amy DT

  5. Oh man I need to get this cartridge!! This is fabulous Melissa!! Love it! Thanks for joining our Keepin Cool Linky Party at Craftin Desert Divas! :)
    DT Tina

  6. Ohhh, such a beautiful card. I love your inking, the poem and the shell paper. The shell cut is so perfect for your card. Thanks for joining us at BBTB2.

  7. Great card and perfect for our "Anything but a Birthday" challenge at Sweet Stampin'. Debbie x

  8. What a classy, elegant card! I definitely need to check out this cartridge! Thank you for sharing at BBTB2!

  9. WOW!!!! I love it. you have really got me thinking about subscribing PC keeps adding carts I do not have. Love the shell goes great here at the beach. Nicely done.
    Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday #161 “SUMMERTIME” Challenge. Have a blessed day
    DIANA L.

  10. Gorgeous card Melissa :-) the die cut seashell and the paper are perfect together, the whole design is fabulous! :-)

    thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
    Lols x x x

  11. Really pretty seashell card Melissa! Love the design! Thanks for taking part in our 100th Funday Friday challenge! Have a great day!
    ♥ Jo's Scrap Shack ♥

  12. Love this shell card - the band of shell paper at the bottom is perfect. Thanks so much for joining us this month at the Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge, Elizabeth (DT)

  13. Wow, Melissa! I love this card. The shell is A-MAZ-ING!! I love the twine and the verse as well. This is spectacular. Thank you for joining us at BBTB2!

  14. Lovely project! Thank you for sharing it with us at Allsorts and I hope to see you again.

  15. Lovely card perfect for this weeks challenge.
    Thank you for sharing at Allsorts 'Inspired by Summer' challenge and good luck x Susan x

  16. A simple yet quite elegant looking card :-) great job and thanks for linking it up with the Craftin Desert Divas "Keeping Cool" linky party!!
    CDD dt

  17. Oh, it's beautiful!!! Thanks so much for participating in our {PIN}SPIRATIONAL challenge!!! Can’t wait to see you participate again in our next challenge!!
    Deanne at A Little Bit O’ Paper