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Friday, August 5, 2016

hey GiLL friend Beach Fish Card

Created this card for a friend. Used a sketch which you can
see below. Stamped sentiment and used sentiment bordered technique with post-it-notes to cover sentiment while stamping coral plants above & below sentiment.

Supplies List 

adhesive: foam, Scotch ATG, Zig 2 way glue pen
Cricut cartridge: Life Ia a Beach   2" Umbrella Tag
embossing: Darcie Waves - embossing on water waves
ink:  Jenni Bowlin Seed packet (green),   Memento - Bahama Blue, Tangelo
paper: cardstock - blue, white, fish pattern, sand pattern, Darice yellow/white polka dot
    scrapbook - water waves
Simon Says Stamp: die - Stitched Circle - sand

stamp:  Paper Smooches - Surf & Turf - fish, bubbles, coral plants,  
   sentiment - hey GiLL friend
tool: block - to do bordered sentiment stamping of coral plants,   MISTI

Entering this into the following challenges:  

8/5  Verve July Diva Insp Ch  UE  7/10

8/6  Dragonfly Journeys Ch68 Chin Up Buttercup  let someone know you care & pick their Chin Up  UE  7/31 8/6

8/7  Bitten by the Bug 2 Sea Animals      UE  8/1

8/7  Die Cuttin Divas Ch277 Sketch  3E(#1)  8/2


8/9  Mod Squad Ch Bordered Sentiment  no use of flowers   3E(#2)  8/3
8/14  Fantabulous Cricut Ch#282 Summer Activities  3E(#18/1  Summer Activity - Beach

8/16  Word Art Wed Ch Wk 242 243 Anything Goes  5E(#4)perwk  8/3

8/29  Paper Smooches Aug Ch Friendship     UE  8/1

8/31  Crafty Hazelnuts Patterned Paper Aug 2016 Ch  UE  8/1

8/31  Die Cut Divas Ch Summer Vacation  4E(#1)  8/1 
8/31  DLART Aug Linky  nostack 1Eperday  8/1  


  1. Great card, so cute!!! Thanks for joining us at Die Cuttin' Divas this week!

  2. That's a very cute card. Thanks for joining us at Die Cuttin' Divas this week.


  3. Great pun! Wonderfully put-together! I love the paper and the cuts that make this car perfect. Life is a beach is one of my favorite cartridges! Thanks for sharing your talent in Fantabulous Cricut. We can always count on you.

  4. This turned out lovely - great take on the sketch Melissa! Blessings,

  5. Such a sweet card! I love the fishies and the coral love the coral under the sentiment! Thanks for playing along with us at DL.ART August Linky Challenge!

  6. A very cute card with all of the details. You made it without the use of flowers. Congrats! Thanks for joining us at the Mod Squad Challenge this week.
    Barbara, challenge host

  7. Cute card and I do love a good pun too! Thanks so much for joining my challenge this week :)

    Jeannie T.
    Dragonfly Journeys

  8. Vert cute!
    So glad you joined us at Die Cut Divas.

  9. Love the pun!!!! Very cute, love all the stamping you did on this one! Thanks for joining our BBTB2 challenge this week.

  10. I like how you're always trying a new technique. How fun. I need to take some lessons from you. Thanks for joining our bitten by the bug challenge this past week

  11. So cute!
    Thanks for joining Die Cuttin' Divas this week!

  12. Oh, how cute are those little fishies? Such a fun page.

  13. Melissa, I love the beach papers that you used. It goes so well with the umbrella image. Nice job! Thanks for joining us at BBTB2.

  14. Fun card! Love your masking! Thanks so much for joining us for the FCCB challenge this week! Hugs, DT Karla

  15. This is sweet, love the sentiment. Thank you for joining us at CHNPPC.

  16. Such a beautiful card. So glad you linked up your creation with us at Word Art Wednesday. Leaving you with the inspiration of God's Word in 1 Corinthians 1:18 which says, "For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God." Be blessed!

    JO ANN

  17. What an adorable card, I love how you have incorporated all the sea images into it. Thank you for joining the Diecut Divas Summer Vacation Challenge. Cathie DT