Friday 20 May 2016


A very quick post with a share as I am making my way down to the South Coast for a trip to the Isle of Wight this weekend followed by a couple of days in mainland Hampshire! (Weather here in the North is not very nice so hoping southern climes may at least be dry!)

So in keeping with sun sea and sand, here's a little effort made with a scrap of sandpaper after being inspired by a talented lady from SCS called Darlene.

Just an inky panel (Tumbled Glass for the sky and Salty Ocean for the sea)

Bit of sandpaper stolen from dear husband's tool box and my fave little birdies from the Wetlands set by SU.

Loved it when I saw Darlene's make and am happy with my copy!

As I used a left over piece for my inky panel I am paying a quick visit to the Playground (wonder if my 'stolen scrap of sandpaper counts as a snippet too???!)  

Challenges -
Fab n Funky - No designer papers
Sisterhood of Crafters - No designer papers

Have a great weekend everyone!


Karen Dunbrook said...

love it!! want to be there right now!!

Di said...

LOVE this card Viv! And the stolen piece of sandpaper certainly counts as a snippet. Really clever scene.

Enjoy your trip to Hampshire - so far the weather is very pleasant although tomorrow looks a bit dodgy according to the weather folk - who are often wrong anyhow!


Di xx

Darlene said...

WOW! What an awesome scene you've created Viv! Love it! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood’s ‘NO DESIGNER PAPER’ challenge and please come back again soon!
one of the 'Sistahs'
The Sisterhood of Crafters

Carole said...

Great card the sandpaper idea and I adore those birds! Have a good few days down South!

Mrs A. said...

This looks fab Viv, Didn't know that sandpaper could be stamped on or even that it could work. Love the effect you have created. Enjoy your weekend away. Hugs Mrs A.

Loll said...

LOVE this card Viv! Great idea to use sandpaper for sand. I can see me forging through my hubby's workshop AGAIN! :) Love the sweet CAS design. Have a wonderful time away and hope you get good weather!! xx

Melissa L. said...

Lovely beach card, Viv! Beautifully designed. Thanks for playing along at ATSM CAS.

Meggymay said...

A great card Viv and I like the idea of using the sand paper for the beach.
Yvonne xx

McCrafty's Cards said...

This is gorgeous Viv. I like the design.
Kevin xx

Wendy said...

Stunning card Viv, love it!...hope you have a wonderful few days away.
Wendy xx


Beautiful card Viv have a lovely week end
Dianne xx :)

Cara said...

A fabulous beach scene, hope the weather is as good as that for you. Cara x

Sarn said...

OOH, love this scenic card Viv. GREAT CASE! i Bet that sandpaper was difficult to stamp on!

Have a great weekend. Hugs, Sarn xxx

Pia S said...

Looking so peaceful and pretty. The sandy beach looks very realistic. One of my favorite cards of yours!

Ginny said...

fab card, thanks for joining us at FnF :)

Aileen said...

beautiful card, love how you have used the coloured cardstock for the sand. looks great

Creative world said...

What a great idea to use sandpaper as a beach...LOVE it...stunning card and stunning design...Thank you for joining us at ATSM...Ċ½eljka DT

aussie aNNie said...

Brilliant colours and awesome work. Enjoy the weekend...xx

Pat said...

I love the use of sandpaper for the sand Vivand those birds are delightful and the sea and sky are such pretty shades of blue too. I hope you are enjoying your trip to the Isle of Wight and that hubby's back is on the mend. x

Dora said...

Great card! Beautiful scene.

Canonbury creations said...

Love the sandpaper Viv and my favourite stamp set! We may have passed each other on the IOW as we went over on 21st for a week!Great weather eh, albeit a bit windy. We had a house in Shanklin.
Val x