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Wednesday, July 25, 2018

PalmTree Crab Beach Bday Card

Was inspired by Amy to create this card. You can see Amy's card by clicking here.

Used Cricut to cut out the Palm Tree and have it be a silhouette shape with Hibiscus pattern paper behind it. Used Simon die for stitched frame border on white cardstock. Used Hero Arts stamps. Used hand torn beach sand scrapbook paper. Watercolored the crab. Fussy cut the crab out with scissors. Added wiggle eyes to crab.

      Supplies List  

Crayola: gold glitter glue, water colors

Cricut cartridge: Close To My Heart Artbooking  Palm Tree

Hero Arts: stamp - CL438 (crab - front, flip flops/sentiment - inside),
   Stamp & Cut Birthday sentiment - Happy Birthday (front), to you (inside)

ink: Memento - Cottage Ivy, LadyBug   VersaFine onyx Black

paper: cardstock - black, red, white   scrapbook - Hibiscus, Beach Sand, Flip Flops

Simon Says Stamp: die - Stitched Rectangle

tool: MISTI  

wiggle eyes: 3mm (on crab)

Entering this into the following challenge(s):

7/29   Bitten by the Bug 2   Ch Hit Beach or Lake     UE   7/23

7/31  Simon Says Stamp Wed   Ch Anything Goes    5E(#1)   7/25 

8/5   Fantabulous Cricut   Ch#331 Birthdays    3E(#2)   7/23

8/10   totcomb5ch   5E(#4)   7/15

8/21   Simon Work It Wed   Watercolor          3E(#1)   7/25


  1. This is Karen Bull, a design team member with A Blog Named Hero. The crab cracks me up and I really like the pattern on your palm tree! Thank you so much for playing along this month.

  2. Very cute! So glad that Amy's card inspired you. You did a really great job with it. Thanks for joining us at BBTB2.

  3. This is so cute your patterned tree is so fun and I love the flops on the inside
    Thank you for joining the FCC Birthday Challenge. Have a blessed day
    DIANA L.


  4. Oh I love the big palm tree,Melissa! And the fit plops are so cute. Such a fun summer card. Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge!


  5. Cute! Thanks for joining us at Bitten by the Bug 2.

  6. Such a fun birthday card and I love the crab and his eyes! Love the flip flops too. Thanks for playing along with us at A Blog Named Hero!

  7. Like the sand on this lovely layout!- love me a beach card! Super! TFS