Maybe you remember my first card kit swap post from 15th of June? My 2nd post was due 15th of July which I've been thinking is Saturday this week... So that's why I'm posting today and my card kit swap friends Pia and Marina already posted yesterday... Which was 15th for real. Oooops. Better late than never I guess. Sorry Pia and Marina! I hope you'll go and have a look a their cards in their blogs.
The "Seaside Stories"-kit was sent by Marina and it contained wonderful maritime-themed patterned papers, summery stamped images and fun die cuts. There was also some buttons and twine as accessories. Well you all know how bad I am at adding bits and pieces to my cards but I did manage to use the twine! :) Marina knew I had wanted to try storybook dies so I was super happy she made those with her Silhouette. I have one left over from the kit and I'm sure I'll make a fun story with that using some of my critter stamps -this time I wanted to stick with crafty stash from the kit. We have agreed one can use own supplies as much as she wants but for me it's fun to play with limited stash. Less options, easier choices! :)
Card 1) Wheel-die cuts
I colored the die cuts with Copics, added red card and Wink of Stella to the centers of the dies and stamped a sentiment from CASual Fridays to the white, textured panel. I used red card base. LOVE how this turned out! I'd like to enter this card to Share Joy Challenge: Clean and Simple
Card 2) Storybook-die, patterned paper + swimmer lady
I colored the storybook-frame and the swimmer lady with Copics and used the storybook-die in a very simple way. I added Wink of Stella and white gel pen to embellish the images.
Card 3) Patterned paper + anchor die cuts
I colored the anchor die cuts with Copics and added red card + Wink of Stella in the same way that in the wheel die cuts. The sentiment is by Simon Says Stamp. This turned out fun too I think!
Card 4) Stamped, die cut sailboat + twine
My final card is another CAS card. The sailboat is colored in with Copics and I used white gel pen for accenting. I used a curved SSS die for the blue panel. The sentiment is by Avocado Arts. And twine! Yay, I used embellies! :)
Thanks for popping by and thank you Marina for this amazing kit.