Friday, 6 July 2012

Simply Create Too - Challenge 17 - Summer / Vacation

This is my second post for today, but watch out - there is another one to come yet!  It's a new Simply Create Too challenge and the theme for this fortnight is:

Summer / Vacation

I just could not resist using this image by Gordon Fraser which I bought from CUP - its decoupaged so it looks even better in real life!  It's a shame that the weather here in the UK is so dreadful at the moment - we are experiencing torrential rain with localised flooding.  Luckily we live on the top of a hill and school is also on a hill - just the bit to get from one to another is close to a stream and keeps flooding... Not that I do the school run - I'm nice and cosy in my dry office at work!

I've used a now retired freebie paper from Funky Hand for the cloud backround and then added the sand element with some Bazill basics torn paper.

Good luck with the challenge!

I'd like to enter the following challenges:

Sparkles Forum:  Summer Fun
Unique Crafters:  Patriotic
Party Time Tuesday's:  Be Patriotic (UK)
  • Image:  Gordon Fraser via CUP
  • Backing paper:  Retired Funky Hand freebie
  • Everything else:  My stash


  1. This image is absolutely wonderful! Wow! The shading on it is sooo good too - you made it look so realistic. I am impressed!!! Hope you can stray dry - send that rain to Colorado!!! I am worried about them seriously -the whole state may burn if rain doesn't come. Fab creation!

  2. LOL--great image!
    Thanks for playing our "Life's a Beach" challenge over at LRW!!!

  3. HIHI, love him. Thank you!

  4. Lovely card!

    Thank you for joining us at Sparkles challenges for our * Summer Fun * challenge.

    Hope you will join us again, good luck in the draw.
    Hugs Shaz x

  5. Oh My goodness this fits perfectly with our Summer Fun theme I love that image!

    Thanks for joining the sparkles girls this month over at sparkles monthly challenges!


  6. LOL I love this!

  7. This card made me laugh! We are headed to the beach in a couple of weeks and I am sure we'll see a bunch of "that guy"! :) Thanks for joining us this month at Unique Crafters Challenge!

  8. too fun...made me smile.


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