Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Beach Day - Magnolia-licious DT

Hello!   Back again for another challenge at Magnolia-licious DT. Short post today for me..sorry. Busy summer!  This week Paola given us the following photo for inspiration:

When I look at this photo, I think of a bedroom in a beach house. Not sure why, but I do. So I used that as my inspiration along with the colors for my project.

I have used 2 mini Magnolias in for my card and masked them together. You can get all your mini maggies from the Magnolia-licious Store.

See the sand? That was created with Mudd Puddles. I LOVE this stuff. They come in a bunch of different colors and types of "sand" This one in particular is called Malibu Beach. You just use a pallet knife and apply it to the surface. It takes about 1 hour to dry and 24 hrs to cure. Fun stuff to play with. The shells were handpicked by my daugher a few days ago when she went to the beach for the afternoon. They were pretty plain so I did add a little copic coloring to them for some color.  The papers that I used are from MME - Lime Twist collection. The pearls are liquid pearls. 

Hope you are able to join us for the challenge and please check out the other DT's creations...very inspiring, I will promise you that. As always, Diana gives away a $20 gift certificate to a winner chosen randomly.  So everybody has a chance to win!!!



Candy said...

What a wonderfully colourful and happy card :o)
Just love that you have used real shells on it. Hope your daughter didn't mind LOL
Love the 'sand' and your liquid pearls are perfectly applied.
Fantastic colouring! You have used two of my favourite images!
Hugs, Candy

cabio's craft corner said...

Sweet coloring and love the soft yet tropical color scheme. Awesome beach embellies and they are just perfect on this card :o)

Pat said...

Hi Tracy...look at you, girl! Real seashells...that's right...rub it in! LOL! Absolutely delightful!! I love the colors...that water looks so inviting! Your coloring and designwork are amazing! I need to make more cards with my minis...I love them so! Thanks for the inspiration!! Hugs. Pat

Angela said...

Stunning card, Tracy! Love the vibrant colors on your card and how you added sea shells and sand to your project. Beautiful work and your coloring is lovely as always. hugs, Angela

Anniebee said...

What a great card, Tracy! I think the inspiration picture looks like a beach house bedroom too. Love this little Tilda and her inner tube! Your palette is perfect too. Another beautiful card for your gallery!


Marie Gamber said...

Your card is just so cute! Great job! Miss you on our CMC DT!


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