A Seaside View

Hello Stampin’ Friends,

I am back! I have put my total attention into my 2020-21 Catalog Retirement Party this weekend, and WOW … did we have fun! It’s amazing how even in a Facebook party, stampers make friends with those they are hanging out with over a weekend! So much fun, so many prizes and a whole lot of happy!!

Today, I’m in the mood for a Seaside View! The card is not only simple to create but brings you back to simpler times on a warm sunny day …

I used the Seaside view stamp set for both my cards today. I used the “watercoloring” technique for my card … it’s quick and easy and the sublte color is perfect for this card. Can’t you image yourself relaxing in the chair with a cool lemonade?

My grandma and grandpa had white adirondack chairs, so mine had to be white … memories! So I got my pop of colors come from the Bermuda Bay table and the lemonade … thus the So Saffron banner!

Yesterday’s card is a bit more detailed!! I applied the sponging technique along with the Stampin’ Blends Alcohol markers. It’s my vision of the perfect summer night …

I stamped my image with the Black Momento ink and then added the black horizon line. Then I used a Rhinestone for my sun … and sponged Daffodil Delight around it (then pulled it back off) I also used Calypso Coral, Bermuda Bay and Night of Navy for my sky and water. I then highlighted the water with the Markers.

The plants, chairs and deck were all done with the Stampin’ Blends markers. Oh yes, and a touch of Real Red for the sail on the boat!

I hope you enjoyed today’s cards and this delightful stamp set. With a few fun techniques you can take this set from simple to spectacular … and everything in between.

Thank you for stopping back again today. I’d love to hear your thoughts on today’s cards… If you really love this stamp set, I must tell you it is on the retirement list and we only have about a week before it’s gone for good.

Happy Sunday!

Here are the items I used to create today’s cards … Click on any image for more information on the product or to begin shopping from my online store.

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