Saturday 16 January 2021

Friends are Like Seashells for Fab Friday 205

Fab Friday Challenge is back after the holiday break with a great challenge that inspired me to get into my craft room this afternoon. Admittedly, little incentive is required but it's still a great sketch to work with. 😀

I'm enjoying getting to know the Sand & Sea suite from the new January-June Mini Catalogue so the Friends are Like Seashells bundle was the go-to place for this challenge.

I've also used some of the DSP from the Sand & Sea DSP pack. This is great for coastal themes, with one side having seashell imagery and the reverse having watery/sandy patterns.

I stamped the sand dollar, starfish and scallop shell images in Basic Gray and coloured them with Stampin' Blends. Although there are dies that match these images, I fussy cut them because I wanted a minimal border for them. 

Before assembling the cluster, I used the splatter stamp to add in some 'sand' for the shells to sit on. I added in some linen twine and some Opal Rounds to finish off.

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  1. Wow, Jan - this is beautiful! Love these colors together, and beautiful for the shells! I can't wait to play more with this suite! Thanks so much for playing at Fab Friday!

  2. Just gorgeous! I love the crisp clean lines and also your coloring! Lovely beachy theme! Thanks for sharing at Fab Friday!

  3. This is gorgeous Jan; I've yet to use this set. I love your layering and cluster of shells and those sparkly enamel dots add the perfect finishing touch. I love it!

  4. Great card dont have the dsp but am sure i will adapt lol