Jun 16, 2014

"Hanging Five"

"Hanging Five"
is the name of a very well-known song 
sung by the Delltones, which is just one of those summer classics.

It is only the start of winter here, but that is when some of the best waves happen isn't it?  
And when the shortest day happens next week, we are officially on the way to summer...well, in my mind anyway lol.
Those who know me well, know that I'm an optimist :)



This beautiful stamp is from Darkroom Door.
The background is done in alcohol ink, and looks amazingly like there is a sunset happening!  That was accidental, but it looks cool anyway.
Three of the surfboards are done in alcohol inks using a different style to give a marbled effect, cut out and added onto the card with magic mount for depth.

5 surfboards, so hence the title of this blog post...lol

Enjoy!

I would like to enter this into the following challenges ~

24 comments:

Sharon said...

This is gorgeous. I love the image and the colours are fabulous.
Have a lovely week.
Hugs Sharon. x

Anneke said...

Beautiful work, great Colors. Love the stamping and whole design. Anneke.
www.annekescardart.blogspot.com

rachel said...

this is absolutely beautiful Dot - looks like a photo - love it xx

Zoe Sanderson said...

Just seeing this in thumbnail I knew this would be fabulous and it is. Thank you for sharing with us at Craft-Room Challenge, and thank you for giving me an idea! XOXO Zoe

brenda said...

So following that principal Dot next week when we have the longest day it's all dowhill towards to winter!!

I think I'll be an optimist as well and say it's the start of our summer because it's in short supply so far.

Anyhow loving your card and so would one of my boys whose a keen surfer - yet to ride the Aussie waves.

B x

Netty said...

Love the design Dot and all the various colours. Hugs Annette x

http://nettysartadventures.blogspot.co.uk/

Esther said...

WOW Dot - what and amazing accident ! your background is just perfect for that wonderful stamp..thanks so much for sharing with us at Craft-Room...Esther xx.

Sylvie Sims said...

Love it very original, its nice to see something new. Thank you for joining us for this months challenge. Sylvie Craft for the Craic DT

Meggymay said...

Fabulous design and colours, love the surf board image.
Yvonne

Buttons said...

I love your stamping over alcohol and archival ink backgrounds and as you say this is so reminiscent of a sunset. Jenny x

butterfly said...

What a glorious accidental sunset - and the stamping takes advantage of it brilliantly. Stunning card! Yup, shortest day definitely means you're on your way out again. Whereas our longest day coming up means the nights will start drawing in...!!
Alison xx

Leikkaan Mervi said...

wow gorgeous, love the colours and inks -
just perfect for the theme at Craft-Room Challenge, thank you;-))m

Silvia(Barnie) said...

So cool, that's a fabulous card.

Terry said...

Happy Summer, Dot! The alcohol inked background is so perfect for the surfboards and ocean scene! Fabulous card! Hugs!

Henryka said...

Beautiful project. Thank you for joining us on Craft for the Craig. Henryka DT.

Annie said...

What a gorgeous stamp Dot :-) I love the colour combo too..totally stunning
Thank You so much for playing along with us at Craft Room Challenge this fortnight
Hugs Annie x

Amber Milone said...

This is AMAZING! I loved reading about how you created this. Very very cool. LOVE it! Thanks for joining us at the Craft-Room!

Amber Milone said...

This is AMAZING! I loved reading about how you created this. Very very cool. LOVE it! Thanks for joining us at the Craft-Room!

Debi said...

Like I said on FB Dot, this is very cool- love it! Thanks for sharing with us at Craft Room challenge, Debi xx

hazel said...

Absolutely fabulous, I love it, thank you for sharing it with us at Craft- Room challenge.
Xxx Hazel.

Brenda Brown said...

Love the muted colours on this one and the alcohol ink blends. Thankfully we've been having some lovely days lately but you just reminded me we are now on the way to winter lol xx

Emz said...

Stunning card love the stamp & the colours you have used. Thank you for joining us at The ABC Challenge for our 'N is for Nautical' challenge xx

Helen said...

This is great. Thanks for sharing with us at Sparkles Monthly Challenges.

Hugs Helen P (DT)x

Jo said...

Wow, stunning card.....love it! Thanks so much for sharing with us over at Sparkles Challenges this time & good luck!
hugs Jo x
Dt