Wednesday, 16 July 2014

Cardz 4 Guyz Challenge #27 At The Beach

Hello, we are having sucht beautiful weather on the south coast gave me lots of inspiration for my second GDT card for Cardz 4 Guyz Challenge Blog. I did tell you how excited and honored to be guesting for them in July The theme for challenge #27 is at the beach. My Grandson Charlie loves to walk a long the sea front and watch the hovercraft and the Isle of Wright ferry.The card i have made today reminds me of him.

Materials List.
8" square Kraft card blank.
The image is called Nolan & The Bullfrog by Fred, She said
Decorative paper is Portabello Road by Papermania.
Solid card stock is American Crafts
Sentiment and icon ruber stamps free with a craft magazine some years ago.
Promarkers / flexmarker satin, ivory, blush, oatmeal, fawn, antique white, sandstone, caramel, grey blue 1.tea green, duck egg.
Graph'it markers 4115, 9100, 9102, 9103,3125, 3170
Buttons from my stash

Challenges Entered Into.
Bearly Mine Challenge blog. Julys challenge has the theme lets do digital. I think most crafters have a digital stamp these days, loads easier to store, and you can print any size, win win.
Creative Card Crew Challenge #66 that the theme Beach or beside the sea, or on the sea. I was very lucky to be chisen in their top 3 last week with my DIY card, pop over and take a peek and share the love.
Crafting Musketeers Challenge blog have the theme summer time. The sunny days we are having put us all in a good mood and we make nice happy summer themed cards.
Crafty Hazelnuts Patterned Paper Challenge. The theme for July is to use your patterned paper and the image theme is anything goes.
Creative Fingers Challenge Blog the theme for challenge #43 has the theme of summer,
Fairytale Challenge Blog. The theme for challenge #95 the theme is to make a card, with a child, with a child on your card or a card for a child, if i have confused you pop over and take a peek.
Sister Act Challenge Blog. The theme for challenge #65 has an anything goes. As the weather is so good its nice to make a fun summery card.
Graph'it Marker Color Crazy Blog. Challenge #27 has the theme of anything goes. I am still adding to my Graphit markers. I love the depth of the pigment in the pens. I especially like the grey tone. Some beautiful inspiration pop over and take a look at some very remarkable color techniques..
Natalie and Amy Craft Challenge Blog. Challenge #22 has the theme of summer time. They are offering a £15 gift voucher for the winner.
Scribbles Designs Challenge Blog. Challenge #19 has the the theme of Sea, Sand and Surf. I think they mean any thng to be with a day at the beach, water etc.

Please come and support out challenge at Cardz 4 Guyz Challenge at the beach. I look forward to visiting your blogs and seeing your beautiful cards and creations.
I thought i would show you a picture of my Mr Charlie and his Grandy. In the background you can see one of the ferry's coming out of Portsmouth dock on its way to France.
Crafty Hugs Julie Ann x



  1. What a great card and so perfect for a little boy, great design and color choice, love how you added the side elements to along with the theme. Thank you for sharing with us at the Fairy Tale challenge. Barb

  2. Fantastic card! Thanks for joining at Creative Fingers: Anything Goes with Crafty Sentiments Designs

    1. Hello Dewi thank you for your lovely comments

  3. Saw your card at a Challenge and fell in love with the design.Very creative Julie-Ann. I am your newest follower. Look forward to seeing more of your wonderful work. Hugs, joann sassy raggedy

    1. Thank you so very much very kind, Thank you for following me too.,crafty hugs Julie Ann x

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  4. Fab project , thank you for joining us over at the Crafting Musketeers this month , Fran (DT) xx

  5. What a great card - lovely image so beautifully coloured. It's good to have you with us at Cardz 4 Guyz x

    1. Thank you Kimbo it has been a real honor. crafty hugs Julie Ann x

  6. this is lovely-I love that spotty paper and the image is so perfect for a boy.Thank you for joining us at Creative Card Crew Sea/beach challenge. Irene DT xx

  7. Thank you so much for joining my Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper July challenge with your super creation - hope to see you again soon x

  8. Fabulous beach themed card. Love the paper you've chosen.
    Thanks for playing along with us at Creative Card Crew!
    ~ Crystal (DT)

  9. super card, thanks so much for sharing your fab creation with us at BEARLY-MINE, X Carol

  10. A perfect sea theme and boys card, I love the image and also the colours you've used. Thank you for joining us at BMD, good luck xoxox

  11. Fabulous card! Perfect for a special boy!

    Thanks for joining us at Scribbles Designs...
    Sandy S
    (Owner/Designer Scribbles Designs)