Sunday, 19 July 2015

Footprints in the sand...

I have another summery/beachy card to share today. I started by inking up an acrylic block using  Distress Inks (Scattered Straw, Wild Honey, Salty Ocean, Faded Jeans & Stormy Sky) then spritzing it with water before stamping on to plain white card. I then used a mixture of Scattered Straw and Pumice Stone inks to paint 'footprints' in the sand along the edge of the 'shoreline'. The I simply added a sentiment (from the 'Sending Sunshine' set by Simon Says Stamp) and matted in on to black card.

Challenges for this card:


Deb said...

This is amazing, such a clever, artistic card!
Many thanks for joining in our watery Cute Card Thursday Challenge this week!

Kathyk said...

What a fun idea to have "footprints in the sand" - fac card


Sazzle Dazzle said...

An awesome technique Helen and works perfectly for the sand and sea.
Loving those cute little footprints too!
Thanks so much for sharing and taking part.
Sarah xx
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Maarit at Violets Corner said...

A very beautiful seaside card, Helen, very clever design with the footprints.

Love and hugs

Tamie said...

I am absolutely love your inspiration. I like that you used water before you stamped. Awesome idea. You make clean and simple look so easy. Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful work with us at 4 Crafty Chicks CAS Challenge.

Tamie DT

Bonnie Taylor said...

What a lovely card. I really love the footprints you made. Thank you for joining us at Creative Knockouts. We hope to see you again!
~ Bonnie DT

Anne said...

Fab inking Helen, the spritzing is really effective
Thanks so much for joining us
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Neets B said...

Your spritzing and inking looks great and I love those footprints. Lovely crisp black border too.
Thanks for sharing with us.
Anita x
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Lin said...

Just beautiful. It really evokes a warm summer's afternoon and a stroll down an empty beach.

Thanks for sharing with us

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Helen Ann Crafts said...

So simple and it looks amazing - Happy Crafting :)

Sally Dodger said...

A fabulous card Helen. I love the shoreline you have created with the Distress Inks and the painted footprints are wonderful. Thanks for joining our challenge at Crafty Cardmakers and more. Sally.x.

Chrissie said...

This is fab Helen, what a great design!
Thanks so much
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Rebecca said...

Beautiful card love the colours. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers and More.