6.10.2018

Hi! Happy Summer!



Hi friends!

and HELLO summer!  
School is officially out and this is such a glorious time of year ...
The good 'ol days of summer.


Yesterday (and today - at 1 am!)
 I had a fun crafter-noon with uninterupted card making
after I dropped my son off at a  ....... yep, pool party!
And just in time, my new Pink and Main stamps arrived to play with ♥
These sending waves cuties are such a delight ...
the minute I spied them, I said let's make a pool party ~ on paper! :)





Here's how I made this trio of friends card:
I really wanted the look of a pool with a thick white border 
so I taped off the 4 sides of the cardstock,
 then sponged out different shades of blue distress ink and oxide ink
in Broken China and Evergreen Bough.
Once that was finished, 
I stamped and colored the 3 friends from the stamp set,
alternating different colors of skin and hair,
and arranged them around the pool.
I had another spontaneous idea while creating this card,
so in the end I didn't add the sunshine but put a sentiment in it's place!
A few clear and aqua color sequins and this pool party 
is ready to begin!
Because summer looks good on you!  :)


If you want to peek back again,
you'll see more of this Pink and Main stamp set soon ~
it's my next stamp set in my 3/3 series ♥

 I've been playing along with the Kathy Racoosin's 
#thedailymarker30 day and already we're up to day 10 ~ woohoo!
I'll enter this into her coloring challenge here.

Big hugs, bigger blessings ♥
~Kelly

16 comments:

  1. Pool party sure does sound fun. Cute scene.

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  2. Amazing background for this fun pool party scene. Loving your coloring on the three pals! Great sentiment too!

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  3. Love your pool party card (just returning from a visit at the sea)
    xxx Margreet

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  4. Oh Kelly, your pool party is just a delight!!! Could I participate? LOL :D :D
    Love how you realized this scene! It looks so cute and fun!!
    I'm waiting the end of June, then school will be finished also for me!! Kid's vacation beginning in a few days, but teachers have a lot of work to do with papers and reunions since the last day :(( Sigh. This is the less pleasant part of the school year
    Big hugs!!

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  5. So very cute Kelly..love the inky background and your little charaters are fun and look like they are ready to party..

    Luv CHRISSYxx

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  6. They are adorable and love the pool party scene. Great water effect background. A brilliant summer card. Big and blessings, Carol S.xxxx

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  7. Great background and the cutest of cute stamps used...fabulous card..xxx

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  8. What a fun card Kelly, and so beautifully made.
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  9. A fantastic card and lovely stamps Kelly.

    Sue xx

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  10. YAY! It's summer... no more school for a while! And look at you... rocking the 30 day coloring challenge, playing with new stamps, and creating fun cards! Way to go, Kelly!

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  11. How adorable, Kelly!!! Fabulous watery background for these frolicking kids!!

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  12. Super cute! Your background looks so inviting with the inky pool and the shimmering sequins!

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  13. Absolutely the SWEETEST card Kelly! What a fun pool scene you've made and your coloring is the coolest! :)

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  14. its super adorable card!

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  15. Your pool kids are too cute. Wonderful water/pool created.

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