Jul 3, 2013

Lazy Hazy Days of Summer

I'm just sharing a really simple card today that I made last night for my teenage collection.
But I think it could really be for anyone.

I wanted to make something calming and relaxing to look at...
It is how I like my summer to be.


I don't think the colours are really showing well...but it is some distress inks blended
onto shiny cardstock and simply stamped on.
The seagulls have been bleached so that they stand out more.
It is almost a one layer card...the chit chat stickers are the only extra on this card.

And the stamps are from Katzelcraft and Chocolate Baroque.


Enjoy!


I would like to enter this into the following challenges ~ 

17 comments:

Claire said...

Hi Dot, this is a gorgeous card - you've really captured the clear blue of a summer sky and the birds give that sense of freedom too.
Claire xx

Zoe said...

Beautiful card, wonderful artistic image, thank you for joining in Rhedd and Rosie's challenge, good luck Hun, Zoe DT xx

Astrid Maclean said...

Well, I think the colour looks beautiful and they are blended so beautifully. The bleached stamps are really effective too. Great card!

brenda said...

You have captured calm and peaceful perfectly Dot and the bleaching really makes the gulls pop.

B x

Brenda Brown said...

Beautiful Dot, you definitely hit the calm spot with this one. Gorgeous images and a fabulous composition.
hugs {brenda} x0x

Mrs.B said...

I feel very relaxed just looking at it!
Love the colour and the bleaching on the seagulls is very effective.
Avril xx

Redanne said...

Hi Dot, your card really does have a relaxing quality to it. Love the colours, the lovely stamping and the bleaching is very effective. Hugs, Anne x

Ellie Knol said...

LOVE your card, and you're right, it can be for anyone!

butterfly said...

It may be simple, but it's absolutely lovely - and you're so right - very calming...
Alison x

Annie said...

Gorgeous card Dot. Beautiful inky colours and love those stamped images, bleached birds.

Hopefully we get blue skies for a few days in the UK

TFS hugs Annie x

Netty said...

Great card Dot, such a fab scene, hugs Annette x

Janny Jager 't Hooft said...

Very beautiful and great card Dot.
Love it very much.
Greetings Janny

Meggymay said...

Fabulous sea scene , the colours are great look.
Yvonne

Michaela said...

A beautiful card, a great design and wonderful colors.
Thanks for joining us this week at SFC.
Hugs
Michaela

Planetsusie said...

Hi Dot - you have created a really great scene on your card. I love the images and the colour you have chosen.

Thank you so much for joining us at Lady Anne's challenges this time. I do hope you join us again soon.

Hugs to you Sue Pxxx

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Wendy L said...

A great scenic card, thanks for joining us at Lady Annes this month, xxx

Lady Anne said...

Thank You for sharing with us at Lady Anne's Challenges. I hope we see you again soon.
Love ~ Lady Anne xx

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