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Wednesday, July 5, 2017

have a whale of a time Message in a Bottle Beach Card

Thought outside the box or in my case outside the jar, small canning jar, and used the jar die to make a bottle for message. Message stamped on paper and distressed with Tim Holtz Distress Ink. Die cutted jar/bottle using white cardstock & recycled clear plastic. Whale stamped on felt & paper and die cutted. Appropriately used Beach scrapbook paper.

     Supplies List 

Glossy accents: usedto glue the jar/message bottle together

ink:  VersaFine Onyx Black

machine: Sizzix BIGkick

Memory Box: die - Small Canning Jar - used to be a bottle for message in a bottle

paper:  cardstock - white, Kraft   scrapbook - Beach

recycle: plastic from pkg - used for jar/bottle

stamp/die: Lawn Fawn Critters in the Sea

Tim Holtz: Distress Ink - walnut stain

tool:  MISTI

Entering this into the following challenge(s):

7/6   Victorine Orig   Ch5 Summer Vacation   3E(#3)  6/23
   inspiration - theme - Summer Vacation - Beach, Whale, message in a bottle

7/11   Simon Says Stamp Wed   Summer Sunshine      5E(#1) 7/5

7/16   Lawn Fawnatics   Ch8 Summertime Fun   UE 7/3

7/31   Crafty Hazelnuts Ch Patterned Paper    Jul 2017   UE  7/1
7/31   DLART Jul linky Ch   1Eperday   7/1 

7/31   Memory Box   Ch26 Neutrals (Cream, White, Black, Brown, Grey)  1E(#)   7/1

Challenge icons

7/9   heARTful Stamping Ch   Take me to the beach   2E(#2)   7/2


  1. Wow, this is such a fun card! Love that paper you used, so perfect for the Summertime Fun theme! Thanks for sharing with us at Lawn Fawnatics!

  2. Oh wow! I love that there is a message in a bottle and the word beach written in the sand. Very fun! Thank you for joining us in the Summer Vacation Challenge at Victorine Originals.

  3. This is so cool Melissa, I love your pun and it does look like fun.
    Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday Anything Goes JULY Linky Challenge. Have a blessed day
    DIANA L.

    DL.ART crinkle ribbon

  4. Good idea on message in a bottle using that die cut - love the sandy beach - nice job!

  5. Cute card! Thanks for playing along at Victorine Originals Inspiration Board challenge.

  6. What a great seaside card.
    Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.

  7. Fun card. Thanks for joining us at Craftyhazelnuts patterned paper challenge again. C x