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Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Sun-sational Father's Day Beach Scene Card

Created this Father's Day card with a detailed beach scene. 

Embossed Tim Holtz yellow cardstock with TH Rays emb folder. Used TH Distress Ink on embossed Rays.

Used memory box die Oceana Border for water waves. Used memory box die for Palm Tree. Used TH Distress Ink on Palm Tree trunk.

Hand tore the sand scrapbook paper.

Used Spellbinder die for Turtle. Used TH sander & Distress Ink walnut stain on Turtle. Trimmed a wobble to put on back of Turtle.

Used Hero Arts ombre ink to stamp Cardz TV & Hero Arts sentiments on TH yellow cardstock. Used Spellbinder die to cut out sentiment tag. Used TH Distress Ink on sentiment tag.

Supplies List 

Cardz TV: stamp - "Summer Fun"
Hero Arts: ink - Butter to Orange ombre  stamp - CL498 - sentiment 

machine: Sizzix BIGkick
memory box: die - Oceana Border - waves, Swaying Palm - Palm Tree
papers:  the Paper Studio scrapbook - water, sand 
   cardstocks - Kraft brown   brown, green
Spellbinder: Nest Inverted Circle  Shape From the Sea - Turtle
Tim Holtz: cardstock - blue, yellow   
   Distress Ink - dried marigold, spiced marmalade, walnut stain, wild honey
   embossing -  Rays emb folder  
   tools - sander
wobble: added to back of Turtle

Entering this into the following challenges:   

Scrappy Moms Stamps Terr Tues Ch -  Dad Rocks   UE 6/2

6/12 Catch the Bug - Jun Anything Goes 3E(#3) 6/6  

6/13 Pile It On Ch#72 For/Featuring a Father/Man UE 6/7

6/14 Die Cuttin Divas Ch#219 Natl Aquarium Mth 3E(#1)  6/9
6/14 Simon Says Stamp Mon Ch: For the Love of Plants   5E(#2) 6/8

6/15 Loves Rubber Stamps Ch#155 Spots & Dots UE  6/9
   Spots & Dots on TH emb Sun Rays

621 Craftin Desert Diva Link It Up & Craft It Up Linky Party Ch#57 Father's Day  UE 6/8

6/22 Cuttlebug Mania Ch -  Sun  3E(#1) 6/9

6/23 Action Wobble Wed Ch Anything Goes  3E(#1) 6/10
6/23 Doubleclick Ch#24 Summer Fun 1E(#1) 6/10

6/30 Crafty Hazelnuts Patterned Paper Jun 2015 Ch UE 6/1
6/30 Daily Marker 30 Day Coloring Ch UE 6/1  colored with TH Distress Inks
6/30 DL.ART Jun Linky Ch 1Eperday/no stack 6/1  

7/3 Crop Stop Linky Party #5 Anything Goes UE useitem(s)soldatCS 6/10  used a wobble


  1. Such a great card. Thanks for joining us at Die Cuttin' Divas this week.


  2. Very nice layout and quality looking card Melissa - nice job

  3. very pretty - love the colors on this. Thanks for playing with our aquarium challenge at

  4. So fun! I need to put on some sun screen for this beach scene! Thanks for joining us over at the DoubleClick Skittles Challenge! DT Member Carri~Abusybee Skittles!

  5. Great card! So summery!! Thanks for joining us this week at Loves Rubberstamps.

  6. Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Cuttlebug Mania, good luck!!! Amy DT

  7. Such a beautiful card! It looks professionally done! I love your wobble, too. So cute! Thank you for sharing your card with us this week for the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. It was a pleasure visiting your blog!
    Thanks again! ~Michelle

  8. How fabulous! Thanks so much for playing with us this week at Craftin Desert Divas Father's Day/ Masculine Linky Party. Hope to see you again soon :)

    michelle (Craftin Desert Divas DT)
    Purple Monkey Moments

  9. WOW!!!! Fabulous card!!!
    Thanks for joining Die Cuttin' Divas this week!

  10. This is such a fabulous scene card! I love the embossing. Thank you for joining the DoubleClick Summer Challenge!
    Beth, GDT
    Beth's Beauties

  11. Love this scene Melissa, super mix of die cuts

    Thanks for playing along at Cuttlebug Mania this time x

  12. Wonderful card. I am so glad you played with Loves Rubberstamps!

  13. Amazing texture and awesome dimension to this wonderful card!! Love the way you have made such a realistic looking scene for us to enjoy!! So cool and really well done!! So very glad you joined us for the Summer challenge over at DoubleClick Skittles!!
    Taunya Butler
    Design Team Member