Sunday 3 April 2022

Bron's Birthday Bash Blog Hop1

Welcome to Bron's Birthday Bash Blog Hop! 

We're a group of stamping friends that are celebrating Bron's 60th Birthday in 2022 with six blog hops, over six months, with six fun themes! We have an inspiration pic for tonight's hop.

Bronwyn Eastley of Addinktive Designs does the MOST amazing 3D creations and is one lovely lady. I was delighted to be invited to join Bronwyn's big birthday celebrations. 

I had the pleasure of meeting Bronwyn at Auckland On Stage a few years ago and watched her do a fabulous presentation. So it's great to help her celebrate her big 60 with a blog hop.

Here's the  great inspiration picture she gave us to work with.

Now, I love the beach so I took my inspiration from the starfish, the sand, the seashell and the pinks and greys in the picture. 

I tried to keep to the lovely subtle colours of the inspiration picture but somehow, Coastal Cabana just kept inserting itself into the picture! In turn, that required a stronger pink! 

I've used the Friends are like Seashells set along with the bundled dies and the Seashells embossing folder. 

I used the White Frayed ribbon under the sentiment to mimic the fringe on the beach mat in the picture. The wood grain DSP is from Heart & Home.

Wishing you a fantastic birthday, Bronwyn!

Next up is the wonderful Leonie Stuart

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  1. What a fabulous colour combination, Jan! So cute the way you've fringed the frayed ribbon to mimic the fringe on the beach mat - pure genius!

  2. WOW Jan this is a STUNNING Beach card <3 I LOVE the pop of colour with the Coastal Cabana and your colouring is just on point...This set may have to go in my cart sooner rather than later.
    Cheers Shaz

  3. Oh Jan, you have made some beautiful cards with this stamp set and this one is a gem. It was great to meet you in Auckland and hang out for a bit. I miss in-person events! Thanks so much for joining in on the 1st virtual 60th birthday celebration.

  4. Gorgeous Jan! Love all the elements and layers you've combined for your scene. Great choice of stamp set.

  5. Absolutely beautiful!! I love the colors, the layout, just everything about this card :)

  6. That's a stunner Jan. I love the fringed/ frayed ribbon - I'm sure if I tried to do that it would not look an ywhere so neat! Have you sponged onto the woodgrain paper - it looks fabulous too

  7. That is so pretty Jan. I love the Coastal Cabana - really makes everything pop. x

  8. oh your card is sublime!!! I love the fringed ribbon, and the scatter of seashells, and the splatted stamped onto the paper, and the colours. So stunning.