Monday, June 17, 2013

Life...enjoy the ride & GIVEAWAY


Good morning, crafty friends!  The new Pink Elephant Challenge is up and running with this beautiful inspiration photo!  I was inspired by the soothing colors and textures and reminded of fun on the beach!



I paired the inspiration from the photo with this wonderful sketch from CAS(E) this sketch #32!  CAS cards are not my forte, but I know a good sketch when I see one!


I inked up a couple of stamp sets from The Alley Way Stamps...Tropical Hideaway and All About You...to create a clean, fresh, beach-y card using the new paper stack from Authentique called Essentials Collection!  After a few layers with the ever-fabulous My Favorite Things dies, fewer than my usual, I added some Papertrey Ink baker's twine and a sprinkling of those amazing Avery Elle sequins.


Thanks so much for stopping by the stage!  If you're up for a Fancy Pants Designs GIVEAWAY, head on over to my Facebook page, Stacey's Stamping Stage, LIKE, COMMENT, and SHARE the Giveaway by Friday at noon for your chance to win!

Stamps:  Tropical Hideaway, All About YOU (TAWS)
Ink:  Cocoa (Momento)
Paper: White (DCWV), Essentials Collection (Authentique)
Other: Fishtail Flag Stax Die-namics (MFT), Baker's Twine (PTI), Sequins (Avery Elle), sewing machine, thread
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9 comments:

Sheri (a.k.a PaperCrafty) said...

Fabulous summer time creation, Stacey! Love your fun take on this weeks inspiration photo...makes me want to head to the beach!

snappy scrappy said...

Gorgeous!

Katie Ann Brooks said...

I'd say this is pretty CAS for you! I love it!

KimberlyRae said...

Oh My Geezers!! I Adore that Card and your blog and all Your other goodies! Wow ;p
Hugs and Blessings,
KimberlyRae

Creative M said...

Super Cute & Cool!
Have a wonderful day,
Migdalia
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MichelleZ said...

Super-Cute! Love the colors. Has such a "beachy" feel to it. Awesome!

~amy~ said...

Your cards are always so very gorgeous!!!

Sabrina said...

What a fabulous beachy looking card!

Lyndal said...

Gorgeous card Stacey - LOVE this weeks inspiration from The Pink Elephant :)
In answer to your question, I'm loving my Lil Inker dies!!!!