Friday 4 November 2022

Friends are Like Seashells for AYSI 287

Welcome to a new challenge at As You See It. As always, after a 'fill in the blank' challenge comes  Recipe Challenge. All you have to do is to take the five ingredients and see what you can cook up that uses all five.

We've got an intriguing set of ingredients this time around: masculine, blue tones, twine, die cut and neutral tones.

The inclusion of both blues and neutrals made me think of the ocean so I turned to an old favourite: Friends are Like Seashells.

I used the Timber embossing folder on the bottom of the card front, not only for the masculine wood vibe, but because it looks a little like swirls of water too. 

 The three strips of blue suggest the ocean. The shells were stamped, coloured and die cut, then sponged around the edges in Crumb Cake.

You can see what the rest of the team have done and link up your own entry at the As You See It page.

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  1. I love this! The way you added a wee bit of blue to the elements...ingenious! Very evocative of the ocean for sure!

  2. Love this Jan - I wouldn't have thought of using the seashells, but they work so well. the colouring on them with the touch of blue is just fab!

  3. I had my comment all worked out, then LeAnne said it for me! I loved that bit of blue in all the seashells! I knew I would love this the moment I saw those shells as it's my favourite set! Isn't it amazing how that sponging around the edges of the shells creates such depth and definition?

  4. This is one of those cards that is so simple in its design yet so perfectly executed Jan. The trio of blue stripes add to the feeling of the beach/sea and those shells look so realistic with the natural colouring. Fabulous!