23 July 2012

A day at the beach..

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Happy Monday folks ..well the sun has defo kept his hat on for us, am sure the kiddos on holidays will enjoy
being outdoors, I love to see them on the beach, & here in Filey we have lots of holiday makers..
I’m back with a Mid Way reminder card for House Mouse & friends chall ..the theme this time is
chosen by lil ole ME.. which is SUMMER HOLIDAYS anything to do with summertime fun
of course you will need a House Mouse, Happy Hopper or Gruffie image to enter our chall.
Our generous sponsor for this chall is Di’s Digi Download's
with a $10 voucher to spend in her online digi shop..thanks Di..xx
&&&& the 2nd Sponsor for this chall is lil ole ME with the choice of
1 SET OF UNMOUNTED HOUSE MOUSE STAMPS  from Joanna Sheens online shop
One lucky winner can make their OWN choice for any ONE set..

This cute mouse is defo in a holiday mode lapping up the rays on a beach with his drink & parasol..lol
Image coloured with the norm for me markers & prisma pencils..Picket fence stickles on the ice cubes..
DP is Echo Park “Summer Days”..dont you just love all the lovely coloured ice cream cones..??
swirl piece of embossed card behind the image..beach edger punched border, & the die cute glass of orange
is part of a SB die set I bought at Doncaster show for £5. in the sale ..bargain or what?? chalked & sparkled..
My photo is taken with the card laid on some real Filey beach sand & shells..lol talk about authentic..

HM MW#124

challs for me card
Crafty Calendar July chall  Fun in the sun
Our Craft lounge  Sunny Days
Fussy and Fancy  piccy inspiration
Stamp chall Summer/Holiday
Crafty Ribbons  the sea/seaside-holiday theme.
Joanna Sheen chall  Animal crackers..
Dream Valley chall    Summer 

plz check out some my sister meeces as they have some gorgeous
inspiration to share with you..thanks for stopping by today..
chall closes Sat. July 28th Midnite.



rachel said...

Hi Christine - fab summery card - I seem to be embroiled in Christmas makes at the moement but will try and get one done for this challenge before next week! Hugs Rachel xx

Donna Hanley said...

Christine, What a fab. card. Love your additional glass of such a cool looking refreshment with lime and a straw. Just precious. Great b/g paper and I the border punch is just so appropriate. Another wonderful card you've made to give us inspiration.
enjoy your week.

Dreja said...

Eine ganz tolle Sommerkarte!

Danke für deine Teilnahme an der Stempelsonnenchallenge.

LG Dreja

Doreen said...

This is just gorgeous Christine,what a fab image and great papers.xxx

Sue said...

I see you got your sand castle border stamp and what a perfect card to use it on. Love the ice cream background paper too. Perfect summer stamp what's better than a day at the beach!!!


Gail said...

So cute Christine!

JD said...

What a great image, Love all the yellow on your card...makes a great "Sunny" summer card. Nicely done.

sassy said...

what a superb card christine ...just love that little fella and with his feet on the ice lol!!! sooo cute hugs sassyxxx

downrightcrafty said...

oh just gorgeous need to put my head in that lovely icy lemonade fabbie papers too, and thank you for adding for me :)
Hugs Kate xx

Lisa Jane said...

well its been warm and sunny here today... so i guess that really could be Filey beach lol! Fabulous card
Lisa x

Caroline said...

Gorgeous card love the image and the layout is fantastic. Caroline xxx

Elaine said...

Christine how fabulous ... the ice looks like ice too well done fab work hugs Elaine

coops said...

so gorgeous christine.stunning summer colours and i love the sweet image :D

xx coops xx

Tracy said...

Super punch and die cut on this Christine, this is a fabby creation, just right for today's weather.
Happy crafting
Mousey Hugs
Tracy x

Misschameleon said...

Delightful wee mousie basking in the sun.He must be here in Murrieta, California where we have 100 degreeweather this week. Phew ! Love the seaside border. Who makes that please?

mags said...

A lovely summery card. The image is super and love the papers you have used. Thanks for sharing with us at Dream Valley and good luck.

Dot said...

Really lovely summer card, Christine... adorable image and prefect matching papers.
hugs Dorte


A super-cute card Christine - love the soft colours and the beach scene - makes we want to be there - on the beach at Filey (you lucky girl)!! Hope the warm weather lasts a bit longer - hugs, Sylvia xx

Christine L said...

Definitely a fabulous card Christine... such gorgeous paper (those ice creams look scrummy!), and what a lovely image.. that could have been me on our quick trip to the Isle of Wight earlier in the week!!

Big hugs
Christine x

Chrissy said...

Gorgeous card Christine, gotta love those little guys, love the soft sunny colourings..
Thanks for joining in with us at Fussy and Fancy..


krafty-kutz said...

Loving your summery colours mummy... Another lovely creation, xxx

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

Just so gorgeous, I love the adorable house mouse image and the shimmer added to the ice cube is brilliant
Lindsay xx

Jennifer said...

Ahhhh yes, Christine! This is how I'd like to spend summer too! Wonderful image, coloring and layout! Perfect for summertime fun!


Ali - Crafty Ribbons said...

Thanks for joining our Challenge at Crafty Ribbons – great colours Ali x

cebelica said...

I wish I could be on the beach, relaxing like that cute mousey. ;) Great card! Thanks for playing with us at Crafty ribbons! Hugs! xx

xxxtglxxx said...

Glorious summery card and such a cute image! :) aww!

Thanks so much for joining us at the Joanna Sheen Challenge,



Aunty Sue said...

This is brilliant and thanks for joining us this time at Dream Valley

America said...

Perfect papers and fun cuts with great summery colors.