Thursday, April 7, 2016

Live in the Sunshine

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This is my sample for the challenge of April holidays, rain, spring, IRS, Taxes,Easter, Storms

I mostly think of lighthouses in the spring, seeing the California seashore up by Crescent City where you can walk out to the lighthouse at low tide. 

I have so enjoyed working with these stamps.  I love lighthouses and of course had to make a card with one from the stamp set By the Sea.  I hope you enjoy her stamps as much as I do.

I used Copic markers on the lighthouse image itself and then used Distress inks to complete the sky and hint of water or grass, depending on your perspective.  
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Gina K Designs By the Sea
Die-namics stitched oval STAX
QuicKutz cutting dies - Oval - large die cut
Copic markers 
Distress Inks - shabby shutters, peeled paint, mustard seed and I think the last was scattered straw


Michelle N. said...

Such awesome coloring-love this shaped card!

Cindy C. said...

Nicely done!!

Andrea D. La Vigne said...

Love your unique shaped card. I like lighthouses, too--great coloring!
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