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Sunday, July 3, 2016

CDD Building a Sandcastle Turtle Scene Card

Used a Craftin Desert Divas digi, Turtle building a sandcastle, to create this beach scene card.

Photographed in our backyard. One time I photographed a card near the pool and before I got the photo the card was in the pool due to a breeze. Temps in 90s - 100s here in Central TX.

Supplies List 

adhesive: foam, glue dots, Scotch ATG
Craftin Desert Divas: digi - Turtle building a sandcastle
gems: the Paper Studio Rainbow Crackle Round - used for coconuts 
glitter: yellow - added to Sun 
Glossy accents: added to sandcastle & sand where shovel is
ink:  Memento Nautical Blue
machine: Sizzix
memory box: die - Oceana Border
other: burlap - for island look - used a die to cut the shape but was cut some time ago &
   was left in my stash and I do not recall the die used
   seashell bead/charm 
paper:  vellum - blue   cardstock -  Kraft, white
   scrapbook - DCWV the Summer mat stack - polka dot paper
stamp:  trade fish Designs - sentiment
tool: MISTI
twine: green jute
wiggle eyes: 3mm - turtle's eyes

Entering this into the following challenges:  

7/4  Tues Throwdown #300 Fairies & Fantasy  3E(#2)  6/28  Fantasy - a Turtle building a sandcastle

7/5  Mod Squad Ch Nautical     3E(#36/29

7/8  Catch the Bug Ch Anything Goes  3E(#27/2
7/8  Little Scrap Pieces Show it Off Sat Linky Party  1E(#1) 7/2
7/8  Sweet Stampin Summer/Holiday Destinations    2E(#2)  7/2  
   Summer & Holiday Destination - island/water/pool

7/13  Dies R Us Ch52 Outdoor Fun  3E(#37/1

7/31  CDD Facebook Digi Jul Ch Beach   1E(#1)  7/1
7/31  Crafty Hazelnuts Patterned Paper Jul 2016 Ch  UE  7/1
7/31  Die Cut Divas Ch Make It Glitter  4E(#1)  7/1
7/31  DLART Jul Linky  nostack 1Eperday  7/1  


  1. OMG! Toooooo cute! Thanks so much for playing in our ‘OUTDOOR FUN’ challenge at Dies R Us! Please come back again soon!

    Darlene (DRU Blog Leader)
    DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS Please come for a visit.

  2. Fabulous card Melissa, cute image and I love the use of vellum and hessian..not to mention the goggly eyes!!!
    Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week.

  3. Great scene card, love that patch of hessian, and sparkly sun. Thanks for joining the Die Cut Divas, CarolG

  4. Had not heard the word hessian before and after 2 comments referring to it I googled. Did not know it meant burlap. Have a Bee-utiful day & a Happy 4th of July!
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

  5. Stunning card! Thank you for joining our challenge at Dies R Us.

    Dies R Us Challenge Blog DT

  6. This is lovely. Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week. Sammy-x

  7. Great summer scene! Thanks for sharing your lovely creation in our Anything Goes Challenge at Bugaboo Stamps' Catch the Bug blog this week. Good luck. I hope you will join us for our week-long 'Christmas in July' event that launches in a few hours time and where there are lots of prizes to be won!
    Jen Leeflang
    Bugaboo DT

  8. This is a super sweet and well put together summer design! Glad this one didn't end up in the pool:) good luck in the challenge. Pia, Bugaboo DT

  9. What a fun image and I love how you colored it. Fun cards.

    So glad you joined us at Die Cut Divas.

  10. A great card. Thank you for sharing at Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper. Rebecca x