Sunday, April 10, 2011

Hanging Out at the Beach with My Friends

Note: I have two blog posts today - this one and the Crafty Ho one that follows it.

Today is a very special day! It's the day that the Kit Cats and I are heading to the beach!!! YAY!

I ♥ the Kit Cats!

For those of you who may not know what I'm talking about, the Kit Cats consist of five online friends who each month (usually on the first Sunday of the month, but this time we're posting on the second Sunday) create cards/etc. using identical kits provided by one of the Kit Cats.

I was the hostess this month, so I am especially excited to see what my fellow Kit Cats have made.

But first let me show you my card:

When I put the kits together, I was so tired of WINTER and longed for warmer days.......... so I chose to use the beach image from The Greeting Farm called Cheeky Beach.

Isn't she darling???

I also included an assortment of designer papers and embellishments in the kits that I sent to the Kit Cats. All they needed to supply was their own cardstock.

I loved the seashell brads!

I used some wave paper inside the card...

And a touch of seashell paper, too!

The coral-colored fabric tag says it all: Ravishing!

Now, let's go to the Beach and check out the other Kit Cat creations....

Image: The Greeting Farm Cheeky Beach

Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black and Copic Markers

Cardstock: Papertrey White and Stampin' UP! Ballet Blue and Yo Yo Yellow

Designer Paper: Paper Studio Airbrushed Waves and Seashells

Embellishments: Creative Impressions Brown Web Ribbon, EK Success Fabric Tab Sticker, Eyelet Outlet Sheashell Brads, Nikki Sivils Bread(less) Tab, and Paper Studio Gemstones (Clear and Lught Blue)


Gael said...

Great card! I can tell you are longing for summer :o) Don't worry it'll be here soon, and then this will be you!

Anonymous said...

Jeanette - she is adorable! I love your card and the fact that you've used all the embellies so perfectly. The ribbon and tag is to die for!

Thanks for such a fantastic kit and for bringing some summer into our dreary world....


MiamiKel said...

Woot, woot! This is super fun! What a wonderful, warm and beachy card - delightful! I love your coloring, wow, you have really mastered your Copics! I know how much you are so done with the winter and hopefully this kit transported you for a wee bit to somewhere warm and happy! You included so many elements, this is just such a happy card. I had a blast with your kit and send sunshine and sand your way! x0x0

Lorie said...

Oh my goodness!!! Jeanette, you've rocked this one right out of the house and onto the beach!! I love the way you used the "breadless" tag with the ribbon, and GAAAAAHHHHH... The waves on the inside of the card make this a show stopper!! That was one beautiful and brilliant bit of planning!! Thank you so much for such a wonderful and fun kit. It was a so much fun working with everything, and I thoroughly enjoyed it!

Love ya bunches!

*Susan* said...

Holy Seashells, Jeanette! What a fantastic card! You have used every element of your kit to beachy perfection, especially the bread tag! And I simply *love* how you finished the inside of your card - the seashell paper you added to the inside front is a pleasant, unexpected surprise!

I had a such great time creating with your "cheeky" spring break kit, from that awesome TGF image to the fun seashell brads and mesh ribbon! So glad to be a Kitten with you!

{nuzzles} & {purrs}
Susan :-)

~Paola~ said...

Holy shrimps (as someone we love use to This cards ROCKS!! soooo well put together w/ the netting, the seashel, the blings, the tag...everything!! Besides the awesomely colored image I absolutly LOVEEE what U have done with the waves and shells d/p...wowwwww!! absolutly stunning! Kudos!!!:o)

kadie said...

What an incredibly FUN kit you put together! And your card is AWESOME AWESOME AWESOME! Really, I mean it! All the little details and that CUTIE PIE Cheeky Girl...yes, has me in the mood for Summer right now!! Very ingenius use of that bread tag and I love how you did the "ravishing" sentiment! Another fantabulous card, J!

:: BlueInks :: said...

Fun card! That word ravishing always makes me giggle - not sure why! Such a detailed card. It is just perfect. I love the shells on the circle when you open the card.