Sunday, 16 July 2017

The Paper Players 353 - DT card

Welcome to Claire's CAS Summer Fun in the Water challenge at The Paper Players. I have to tell you that this challenge has special significance to me because as this post goes live, my husband and I will be enjoying the fun and sun in Tahiti, where we've gone for a winter get-away.



As gloom and winter ills have surrounded us for the last few weeks, the prospect of a warm beach and sunshine seemed very attractive so I was drawn to my new Colourful Seasons set and the deckchairs in it. I hope I'm sitting on one right now! I gave them a masked and sponged background: sand, sea and sky. I made the sponging a bit rougher than usual to add to the sense of ocean movement and sandiness.


The chairs are a two-step stamp so I stamped the base on to the sand but I paper-pieced the seat using papers from the Colour Theory paper stack. To get the shape right, I stamped the seat using versamark and clear embossed it before fussy cutting it. Then I shaded under the seat to give some solidity to the chairs. 


The drinks are popped up on dimensionals. I hope I've got some of those on the beach with me too!


I cut one of the snowflakes in Crushed Curry to be a stylised sun to ground the sentiment, which is from Clearly Besotted's Say it in Style. And I added in some starfish from By the Shore for some more marine life. 

I do hope you'll join us for this fun CAS challenge. Here's a reminder of our few rules.
  1. Create a NEW paper-craft project specifically for this challenge.
  2. Upload your creation to your blog with a link back to us.
  3. Please provide a direct link to the post featuring your challenge entry.
  4. Please link your card to no more than four challenges, TOTAL. Entries linked to more than 4 challenges, including ours, will be deleted without notification.
  5. Have fun!
Ingredients
Card: Bermuda Bay, Watercolour paper, Colour Theory DSP
Stamps: Colourful Seasons, By the shore, Clearly Besotted Say it in Style.
Inks: Bermuda Bay, Dapper Denim, Crushed Curry, Crumb Cake, Early Espresso, versamark
Other: Seasonal Layers thinlits, dimensionals, clear embossing powder, glitter enamel dots, sponges




7 comments:

  1. Fabulous Jan. Your cut out for the fabric of the chairs is wonderful and the shading underneath is perfect. Fabulous CAS card
    hugs
    jaydee

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  2. wonderful work. the given paper contest chairs looking original. This is very useful post for carpenters.

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  3. What a relaxing beach scene!Love that background too!

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  4. Tahiti!?!?!?! WOW! That is on my bucket list! ENJOY every second! Your card is gorgeous! I love the paper pieced chairs! You certainly rocked my challenge this week, Jan! XX

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  5. First of all...I'm agree with Claire--Tahiti??!! OMG, I can only dream about it. What a lucky gal you are and I do hope you are enjoying it with a sun chair, tropical drink, and of course a good book! What a lovely sponged background you've created and I love the chairs cut from DSP--such a clever twist. Enjoy the rest of your well-earned relaxation at the beach!

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  6. Tahiti?! Makes my vacation sound like an almost stay-at-home one lol! Love your 'his and hers' deckchairs at the beach Jan and I hope you are sitting in one, drink in hand as I type! Great tip on the paper piecing too. Enjoy!!

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  7. I hope you are relaxing in a sling chair with a drink in hand! Love your beach scene with such awesome ink blending! That sky is soooo realistic! Don't forget the sunscreen and enjoy! ~ Annie

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