Simon Says Food or Drink

Hi Everyone! Today I am back over at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge blog for the Food or Drink challenge!


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This week we are showcasing Simon Says Stamp exclusive products! For my card, I have chosen to work with the Simon Says Stamp Stitched Rectangle dies, some shades of Simon cardstock, and one of my all-time favorite stencils, Falling Snow.

 

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To create this card, I die cut all my elements first: the cloud panel is cut from white cardstock using the Stitched Rectangles dies and the Mama Elephant Landscape Trio cloud die. The sandy dunes are cut from kraft cardstock using the sloped dies from the Landscape Trios and the Stitched Rectangles. The sun is die cut from yellow cardstock using the Lawn Fawn Spring Showers die set. The water is cut from blue cardstocks and vellum using the Stitched Rectangle dies and some scalloped edged scissors.

Once all my elements were cut, I added shading with Copics and distress ink, and also some transparent embossing paste over top the water die cuts, using the Falling Snow stencil.

 

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I stamped the penguin, the beach ball and two palm trees from the My Favorite Things Penguins in Paradise set onto white cardstock and colored everything in with Copics. Once everything was fussy cut out, I added some Glossy Accents over top of the beach ball, the penguin’s body and his drink glass.

I heat embossed my sentiment onto the cloud panel, attached all the die cut elements together, and layered my stamped images on top to build this tropical scene. I love how it turned out!

There is a $50 gift voucher to the Simon Says Stamp online store for the lucky winner of this challenge, so be sure to join in on this week’s challenge! Thanks for stopping by today! :)

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Products

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My Favorite Things PENGUINS IN PARADISE Clear Stamps MFT BB20
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Simon Says Stamp STITCHED RECTANGLES Wafer Dies sssd111455 In Stitches
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Lawn Fawn SPRING SHOWERS Lawn Cuts Dies
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Mama Elephant LANDSCAPE TRIO Creative Cuts Steel Dies MEL-005
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Simon Says Stamp Card Stock 100# SOFT NAVY Blue SN23
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Simon Says Stamp Card Stock 100# ISLAND BLUE IB12
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Neenah Environment 100 LB SMOOTH DESERT STORM Paper Pack 25 Sheets
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Neenah Classic Crest 110 LB SMOOTH SOLAR WHITE Paper Pack 25 Sheets
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Copic SKETCH 72 PC SET A Markers AAAS72A
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Copic SKETCH 72 PC SET B Markers BBBS72B
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Simon Says Stamp Stencil FALLING SNOW SSST121324
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Wendy Vecchi Embossing Paste TRANSLUCENT Studio 490 WVPASTETRN
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Memento TUXEDO BLACK INK PAD Full Size me-900
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Tsukineko Versamark EMBOSS INK PAD Watermark VM-001
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Ranger Embossing Powder SUPER FINE CLEAR Detail EPJ37385
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Ranger Inkssentials GLOSSY ACCENTS Glue Dimensional Adhesive GAC17042
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Sizzix BIG SHOT MACHINE Gray And White 660425
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Sakura WHITE GELLY ROLL Medium Point Pens Set 37488
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WHITE FUN FOAM 12 Pack 118711 9 x 12
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Bazzill 40 LB VELLUM 8.5 x 11 White 25 Sheets
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This card is submitted into the AAA Cards Challenge #45 “It’s So Hot!” and the Virginia’s View Challenge “All Things Embellished”.

By | 2016-01-07T15:05:51+00:00 August 12th, 2015|Cardmaking, Celebrations, Congratulations, Everyday, Guest Designer|16 Comments

16 Comments

  1. Tricia Ann August 19, 2015 at 1:49 am - Reply

    Your card looks fabulous – so bright and cheerful. I love all the texture you gave the scene with ink, paste and layering!

  2. Ruth Gauss August 16, 2015 at 8:25 am - Reply

    What a fun scene you created! I’d be more than happy to go there! I also love all the layers of cuts and how you colored everything is wonderful! TFS!

  3. Coralynn August 14, 2015 at 8:22 am - Reply

    This is adorable!!

  4. Yuki August 13, 2015 at 8:46 pm - Reply

    This is just adorable!

  5. Marcie Lovett August 13, 2015 at 3:22 pm - Reply

    So cute! I had to pop over from Simon to see the details.

  6. Linda S. in NE August 13, 2015 at 1:12 pm - Reply

    Darling card. I love how you created this scene and accented it with so much detail.

  7. scrapawayg3 August 13, 2015 at 5:40 am - Reply

    Jaw dropping gorgeousness, Nina-marie! Love your colouring.
    Hugs!
    Gayatri

  8. Jane August 13, 2015 at 4:10 am - Reply

    Fabulous! Love the bright summery beach scene you’ve created and I’m loving the penguin. Thanks for sharing at AAA Cards.

  9. Stephanie August 12, 2015 at 5:41 pm - Reply

    Absolutely gorgeous, Nina! Bright and cheery layers, and I mean, come on! Those penguins are just too cute!

    *mwah*
    Steph
    Simon Says Stamp!

  10. lorraine August 12, 2015 at 12:01 pm - Reply

    Gorgeous card Nina-Marie :-) the whole paradise island scene is adorable and that fruit cocktail looks yummy! I could just drink one of those myself right about now! :-)

    luv
    Lols x x x
    p.s, your card is also showcased over on Simon’s Blog today ;-)

  11. rica369 August 12, 2015 at 11:57 am - Reply

    A gorgeous card Nina-Marie, what a glorious scene with gorgeous colouring!!

    hugs
    Heather xx

  12. Nora August 12, 2015 at 10:04 am - Reply

    This is so cute!! Wonderful coloring and I love that scene!!

  13. Ruby N August 12, 2015 at 9:54 am - Reply

    This card is SOOO cute!!! Can you believe I haven’t inked up my penguin set yet?!?!?!

  14. melissab1872 August 12, 2015 at 9:40 am - Reply

    Wow! What a super cute card! Your design is amazing! I agree with Lin! I want to go there too! ;)

    hugs…

  15. quilterlin August 12, 2015 at 9:22 am - Reply

    I want to go to this island! Love the little details you added, Nina-Marie!

  16. Jingle August 12, 2015 at 9:03 am - Reply

    This is absolutely adorable! Beautiful coloring!

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