Thursday, 6 June 2013

Summer Time!

Can't believe we already leave tomorrow! Last night I packed some more and made the bed in our 4Runner. Here's where we will be sleeping for the next couple weeks:

It's going to be comfy I think! Just have to be careful not to bonk our heads when we get up in the morning :P

I really wanted to play along the Mojo sketch this week and when Colour Q came out with a fabulous colour combo and Pink Elephant with the perfect theme, I knew exactly how I was going to piece my card together.

"Summer Time Theme"
I used Basic Gray in place of Going Gray and Pool Party in place of Soft Sky. I love this colour combo together! For the summer time theme, I wanted to do something 'beachy' since I'm heading down to the California beaches. So, I made a punch art bikini! The fun part is it looks very similar to a bikini I own! Here's how it turned out:
I thought this would make a perfect birthday card for someone who love the beach. The Island Indigo strip of cardstock is embossed with polka dots and three silver brads are added to embellish the card. I created the bikini with a full heart punch and trimmed it a bit. Bakers twine is added for the bikini strings.

As always thanks for stopping by! And I appreciate all those who take the time to leave comments - they are always encouraging and fun to read! :)
**This will be my last post for a couple weeks. I hope to be inspired by the amazing sights we are going to see along the way! I look forward to sharing with you when I get back. I Until then, adios!
Card Ingredients:
Stamps: Petite Pairs
Paper: Basic Gray, Certainly Celery, Island Indigo, Pool Party, Whisper White, 2011-2013 In-Colour DSP
Ink: Island Indigo
Tools: Circles Nestabilities, 1-1/4" Circle Punch, 1-3/8" Circle punch, Full Heart punch
Accessories: Silver brads, Pool Party bakers twine


  1. this is an adorable card, have fun on your trip!

    enjoy *~*

  2. This is such a cute card, Charissa! Have a wonderful trip! That is the best way in the world to travel!!

  3. Such a cute teenee weenee. Thank you so much for joining us this week at the colourQ!

  4. Cute birthday card, Charissa, love that bikini! Hope you are having a great vacation! So happy to see you at the colourQ this week, thanks for playing!

  5. Super cute! Thanks so much for playing along with The Pink Elephant!