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Aloha Surfboards cu 06972 It’s day 2 of Dare to Get Dirty on Splitcoast and this is for MY (justwritedesigns) Challenge! The details are HERE, but you’ll need to be a Fan Club member…it’s easy, just click to find out how. 

Aloha Surfboards 06971 I had a lot of fun making this card. It’s just my style..fun, enough detail to keep me interested, a little coloring, a little fussy cutting & colorful! I started with the background. After masking off the water area, I sponged in the very orange sky using a cloud stencil I made w/ scallop scissors on a piece of acetate. The little seagulls were stamped & I used a white gel pen on the big one. The mask was reversed to cover the sky then I sponged in the water & added the highlights. I added just a touch of sand color at the very bottom. (The palm tree was also stamped on the background as well as the frame.)

Then I stamped, colored & fussy cut the surfboards. The top palm tree is actually part of the white frame. A little technique I call “into the window” and here’s a short tutorial showing how I did it. After stamping the palm tree where I wanted it & coloring it, I first die cut the large, outer frame, then determined the areas around the palm tree I would have to cut in order to slip the corner of the die under it. It turned out to be almost all of it, lol. There are actually only 2 places where the tree is still attached to the frame. (Click any pic to make it larger.)

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Please pay no attention to my blue tipped fingernails, lol. That always happens when I sponge images. The inside frame die is in place & with the corner under the tree, I ran it thru the Big Shot.

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Aloha Surfboards palm tree finished 06968 All die cut & embossed! I cut 2 more heavy frames & used a little foam tape to elevate the frame & surfboards above the background.

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And here’s a look at the inside. More sponging & I left off a greeting for now. Have to decide who it’s going to! 
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And these are the Copics I used.
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Thanks so much for stopping by!
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Supplies:

Stamps: DRS Designs – Seagulls (from Seaside Dock image), Palm Tree (Rubber Stampede), Surfboards (Inkadinkado) inside – Palm Trees (Cherry Pie)
Paper: Neenah white, X-Press It
Ink: Memento tuxedo black,  Versafine onyx, Kaliedacolor desert heat, caribbean sea, Distress Inks peacock feathers, antique linen
Accessories:  ODBD Flourished Star Pattern dies, Spellbinders A2 matting basics A, Copic markers, white gel pen
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