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Thursday, 2 July 2015

Happy Holidays


'Happy Holidays',  is the new challenge theme chosen for us
Its holiday time so whether you love the seaside or a city break, 
we would love to see your holiday inspired projects.
Please pop over for all the details.

A layered mixed media card from me for this theme. The base was embossed, painted over with blue acrylic paint [a mixture of a few shades]. Then I rubbed it over with white DecoArt antiquing cream on a piece of scrunched up paper tissue.


Next the stencil of the beach Huts [Sheena Douglas]

I used  a variety of  Distress inks for this stage. 
Then on to add some texture, sorry but I have no photos for the next few stages. All gone off on their holidays, as I think I accidently  deleted them from the camera.



So fast forward, I added some sun rays using texture paste and for the ripples on the sea. Messy fingers for this stage and an old plastic store card.
I added a little silver texture gold for highlights.
All the  Bathing Belle images are Crafty Individuals stamps.  Other items were from my stash.





I hope you will all be enjoying some sun shine on your holidays this year.
Thank you for taking time to stop by. I always appreciate the comments you leave for me.

21 comments:

  1. I love this Yvonne and the beach hut stencil is so lovely and just right for the project.

    Love Chrissie xx

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  2. Summer holiday happiness apart from you losing your photos! Hope the storms didn't hit your area too badly yesterday- we had thunder & lightning which is very unusual here, woke me twice in the night!

    Sally

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  3. Wonderful card, fantastic design. Sorry about those photos that went AWOL! Hugs, Valerie

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  4. Love your mixed media card Yvonne - in fab holiday mood!

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  5. This is gorgeous Yvonne!! Loving the textures from the stencils, the water looks amazing!!

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  6. Fabulous sunny holiday card Yvonne - you are making me long for August xxx

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  7. Beautiful creation Yvonne and your description of how you did this...love the images and colours used. Thanks also for the help re the MM and colours. I just think I need to slow down and take time out to enjoy what I am making, always in a rush between being with dad all afternoon, chores, DT cards and life....xxxHave a great weekend..xx
    {aNNie My Personal Blog}

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  8. Beautiful piece Yvonne! I love how you created the waves on your water, and those wonderful sun rays are just fabulous! hugs :)

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  9. Oh, this card really does make me happy (and I'm probably not going to get a holiday this year so that's saying something!)... I love how the textured rays emerge out of the rainbow colours; the textured sea looks fabulous; and I just love how you've layered the whole thing together. Fantastic!
    Alison xx

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  10. Beautiful card and design, Yvonne! Love the colours and the water effect. The new stencil is fantastic too. Hugs, Mar

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  11. Fabulous card Yvonne, that stencil is just perfect for these images.
    Love all the wonderful textures too.
    Avril xx

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  12. Amazing project, Yvonne. Love the beach scenery.
    Have a happy evening,
    hugs xx

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  13. Beautiful card Yvonne ! I love the beach huts disappearing into the distance and the rays of sun shining on the bather ! Sue C x

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  14. Love all the textured stencilling you have included on this. Fabulous sunny beach scene.
    Love
    Amanda x

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  15. You have made a wonderful seaside holiday scene Yvonne. The beach huts stencil is fantastic, and I love all the texture and dimension you created as well as the lovely colours.
    Jean x

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  16. As soon as I saw this fabulous project I thought of sunshine and vintage seaside posters. The beach huts are brilliant and the sun rays inspired. A brilliant take Yvonne...LOVE this!!! Ruth x

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  17. As soon as I saw this fabulous project I thought of sunshine and vintage seaside posters. The beach huts are brilliant and the sun rays inspired. A brilliant take Yvonne...LOVE this!!! Ruth x

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  18. Gorgeous piece of art. Wonderful holiday feeling.

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  19. This is definitely 'happy holidays' all the way . Love those stencilled beach huts and vintage stamped images, wonderful summery colours too ! Toni x

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  20. Love the texture you added to the background and to the water. The beach huts are fabulous and perfect for this vintage beauty.
    Hugs!
    Cec

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  21. Fabulous! The way you have layered the colours behind the beach hut stencil is just stunning, what a wonderful technique!

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