Sunday, July 16, 2017

Summer Fun in the Water

Hi friends! It's Sunday and that means time for a new challenge at The Paper Players! This week the sweet and talented Claire is our hostess with a Clean-and-Simple challenge: Summer Fun in the Water. On Clean-and-Simple weeks I tend to forget the CAS part and focus on the theme. As a result I made a card which was way too busy, but that's OK as you will see it later in the week!  

For my second try I was sure to stay very Clean-and-Simple, and what's more fun than a mermaid riding a narwhal?! Both images were in my UFO box, all colored and cut, so all I had to do was create my simple background and emboss the sentiment. Sweet! 

I'm also playing along with the Lawnfawnatics challenge which is summertime fun, and the Curtain Call challenge which is Surf's Up! 

Products Used:
Stamp Sets: Mermaid for You (Lawn Fawn)
Card Stock: Solar White (Neenah), Bermuda Bay (Stampin' Up)
Ink Pads: Versamark, Tuxedo Black (Memento)
Markers: Copic
Tools: Big Shot, Heat Tool, Mermaid for You Dies (Lawn Fawn), Border Wave Dies (Simon Says Stamp)
Accessories: White Embossing Powder (Simon Says Stamp), Enamel Dots (Simple Stories)

Thanks so much for stopping by! Please leave a comment, and then head over to visit the rest of the Design Team at The Paper Players. We hope you'll play along with our challenge this week, too! 

Inky hugs :)


Jaydee said...

Sandy... I'd forgotten the clean and simple piece, too. Lucky my card ended up that way :-) I love your little mermaid - what a super cute image and I love that she is riding the wave. Fabulous card, my friend

laurie said...

Cute Sandy! That mermaid is so sweet and colored so beautifully. Love that sentiment too!

Have a fun day!

Jan Clothier said...

Very cute imagery. I love the colour of your sea and the perfectly placed enamel dots. Lovely CAS card.

Nancy Farrell said...

Oh Sandy, you are so funny. I love this card. The mermaid is very very cute. I love the colors too.
Hope to sea you soon too.

Nancy K said...

Beautiful summery card! Love the wonderful CAS design! Thanks for sharing with us at Lawn Fawnatics!

Claire Broadwater said...

This is super cute, Sandy! I love the CAS design and your little mermaid! Bermuda Bay is a favorite of mine and it just pops off all this white space! You certainly rocked my challenge this week, My Friend! Hope you are having a great week! XX

Nance Leedy said...

Squeal, Sandy this is adorable!! Perfectly CAS, great color and I love the scallop wave bottom. Who wouldn't love to ride a narwhal?!

Nancy said...

Love your CAS design Sandy and I look forward to seeing the not so clean and simple card soon! I also started working on a card today for TPP and it is no longer clean and simple. I hope I have time to try again. I love your cute little images and let me also say love your staging of your photo too! Well done!

Marisa said...

Totally adorable card!! Thanks for joining us at The Curtain Call :)

Leigh Penner said...

This is so cute! Fabulous take on the inspiration photo!

Joanne James - The Crafty Owl said...

Your card this week is super cute Sandy - your little mermaid riding the waves with the narwhal is adorable, I love it!

Annie S. said...

This card made me smile - it's adorable! Love your sweet images and that Bermuda Bay color. Oops, I guess I need to shop!! Have a great day ~ Annie said...

This. is. awesome. I LOVE IT ALL!