Samstag, 1. August 2020

Aloha friends

Heya my dear crafty friends!
Great to see you today ;o) Can you believe it is August already??? July somehow just flew by in a blink of an eye... Well, the beginning of a new month always means that there is a new challenge at Challenge Up Your Life. This time it is "Faraway Contries" and at first I was really stuck, but then I looked through my stash and found the Hoola-girl by MFT and thought that she would be just perfect. So here she is:


Making this card was bitter-sweet, because travelling is not an option for me right now with Covid19 going on and I really miss it. However, I really like the Hawaiian feel of the card, the sand and the palm-trees and it made me miss the beach a tiny bit less. ;o) I started this card by stamping the palm trees using the masking technique and next I added the "sand" using Distress Ink. After drawing in the sandy hill I cut away everything that wasn't needed and was left with a beautiful beach scene. 


I added the cloud patterned paper behind it and also matted it with a rainbow coloured paper to match the skirt of my hoola-girl. I had coloured her with Copic markers (for her skin tone I used E17, E13 and E11) and when it came to making the decision about the colour of her skirt I didn't want to use green, yellow or brown (which for me would have been the obvious choices) I could deice on just one colour and went with all of them ;o) For her hair I used markers from the E40ies and also a Y21 to give the hair a yellowish undertone. I hope you are going to join us and create a layout or card or whatever that reminds you of a "Faraway Contry" that you have visited or would like to visit ;o) Stay safe and happy crafting everyone ;o)) Hugs, Maike


Happy crafting everyone ;o)))

Kommentare:

  1. Your cards are fabulous and so much fun! Thanks so much for joining in the fun at our Double D ‘Let’s Go To The Beach’ challenge as well as the 'Ocean/Beachy' challenge at the Sisterhood of Crafters! Good Luck and we hope you’ll come back often.
    Darlene
    DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS
    Please stop in for a visit!

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  2. Adorable! Such fun designs and colors. Thanks for joining the Double D, "Beach" Challenge.

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  3. Your cards are adorable! You've done such a nice job coloring.Thank you for joining us at the Alphabet Challenge!
    Melanie

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  4. All you cards are beautifully created!! Thank you for joining our challenge at both Double D and The Sisterhood!
    Diane DD DT and TSH DT {Nellies Nest}

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  5. Fantastic! Such lovely colors. Thanks for joining us at the Sisterhood of Crafters challenges.

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  6. What an adorable summery scene! LOVE your hula girl!! Thanks for sharing with us at Try it on Tuesday! ((HUGS)) Helen

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