Saturday, June 16, 2012

ODBDSLC112 - Things of Summer

  Welcome to my world....Blessings to all.


This week's challenge: 
Since it is officially summer in the USA this week, let's see your summer themed creations. They can include gardening, boats, and etc..... anything related to a summer activity.
If you are not using ODBD stamps, please do not enter more than once or we will have to delete your entries.


To make the challenge even more fun, we will be giving out a prize, $15 gift certificate to be used toward stamps at the Our Daily Bread Designs store!! Entries for thprize must be submitted by Friday, June 22nd at 8 a.m. EST. One random winner will be chosen and announced next Saturday. 

While it is not required to use Our Daily Bread Designs images and sentiments on your creations, we would love to see them if you have them. As a way of recognizing those who do use Our Daily Bread Designs stamps, we will again be choosing three or more of our participants  for the  Shining the Light Award . In order to qualify for this award or join the challenge, however, you must use Our Daily Bread stamps and have your submission added to Mr. Linky by Friday, June 22nd at 8 a.m. EST. If you upload your creations to Splitcoast Stampers or any other online gallery, please use the keyword is ODBDSLC112. When creating your posts on blogs please include a link to the challenge.


This is my take on the challenge: I need a card for one of our teachers who is retiring, and thought this would suit to a "T".
I hope he likes it....



Here is another view...




and a close up....



Recipe:  
Paper: DSP from stash, Navy, Turquoise, Copic Express it, 
Ink: Copics, Momento Black.
Accessories: MS crab Punch, Scissors, sand, shells, cheesecloth, liquid glue, foam tape, Glue gun (for stones & Shells) & Love:


For more inspiration for this challenge, please visit my CT sisters:
 








Thanks for stopping by!! We hope you will join us for this week's challenge.  We can't wait to see your creation!!


Blessings & Hugs



Jan









12 comments:

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

I am sure he is going to love it Jan!! The coloring of that relaxing image is perfect. Who wouldn't love to be on that beach right now..LOL! Great job on the challenge. Have a great weekend!!
hugs,
Chris

Sandee said...

I would love to be at the beach right now! An early morning walk or a late evening stroll at the edge of the ocean is one of my favorite things to do! Beautiful card my friend!

Queen Mary said...

Jan, you put so much work into this card! The coloring is fantastic and the seashells perfect!

Sabrina aka okimom2girlz said...

Oh my word, Jan, what a fantastic card!! I don't see why he would not love this masterpiece! I am sure he will not get too many handmade cards, which makes this one even more special! ;D Amazing coloring and those seashels and sand are the perfect touch!! Hugs and blessings, Sabrina

Saints Rule! said...

I love this Jan! And I'm sure he will too! The colors are striking and those details are amazing! The sand and seashells just add such a special touch! I feel certain this will bless the recipient!

kathi17 said...

Gorgeous card Jan, your coloring is wonderful. I love the choice of background paper, and the sand and shells are fantastic!

Jan Marie said...

What a fun card. . I can hear the seagulls, smell the sea, and feel the sand between my toes. . .lovely work, Jan!! Very clever way of adding the sentiment banners!! Hugs and blessings!

Rosemary said...

oh jan... this is the most perfect summertime card!! i can just see myself enjoying a lovely afternoon in that hammock!! hugs!!

Kelley said...

Awesome card! Love the colors!

Kelley said...

Awesome card! Love the colors!

Kathy said...

It's perfect Jan! What a great summer image and perfect for a man! Blessings! Kathy

Berni Cuttino said...

Beautiful card, Thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving the sweet and lovely comments. Blessings