Tuesday, July 30

Beach Time

 The 68th challenge this week at {PIN}spirational Challenge blog is this peaceful, serene photo!

Sponsors this week are Shelly's Images and Stamping Dragon
On this card I've used a stamping Dragon digi.

Bon Voyage

There's REAL sand on it from Punta Cana!!

~Stamping with the Dragon-on the beach
~City Crafter-summertime
~Happy Campers-summer
~Craft Lovin'-anything goes
~Sweet Stampin'-balls (beach ball)
~Oozak-texture (real sand)
~613 Avenue Create-anything goes
~Opus Gluei-at the beach
~Just Inspirational-photo inspiration

...and here's the REAL beach in Punta Cana where we got the sand!!!
(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
. . . psst, don't forget to check out my {PIN}spirational Challenge Blog !


  1. OH WOW! What a great idea to use the real Punta Cana sand on this fabulous creation! I can feel the heat from the sun on my face just looking at this adorable card!
    Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood’s ‘Bring On The Heat’ challenge and please come back again soon!
    one of the 'Sistahs'
    The Sisterhood of Crafters

    (BTW...Great photo of you!)

  2. Wonderfull collage card. Love the inspiration photo, too...made me sigh...Beautiful card, wonderfully done! Thanks for joining us at the Sweet Stampin' Challenge! --Gail

  3. A stunning vacation card and wow that beach looks so tranquil.
    Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}

  4. What a fabulous creation! I love that you used real sand too! Thanks so much for playing along at CCCB!

  5. This really turned out wonderfully, I can see where you drew inspiration from the photo but you made it your own - and I love that you put in real sand from a vacation! Great touch and this is perfect for our Opus Gluei theme, I'm glad you came over to play with us!

  6. Oh my goodnesss.... this is gorgeous! And so creative! Love it, Deanne!!!

  7. WOW I am blown away buy this! I love all the texture and layers. So jealous of the tropical picture! Thank you for bringing on the heat with us over at the Sisterhood!

  8. Love this Deanne! Especially the real sand!!

  9. Very nice! reminds me of the beach! Amazing job! Thank you for joining us for the Oozak Challenge!


  10. How creative is that, using real sand!?
    I like everything about this, it's full of sunshine and sass! Thank you for playing along with us at Opus Gluei, hope we see you again!

  11. Wonderful card - I love your beach scene...could quite happily sit there myself right now!

    Thank you for sharing at Sweet Stampin this week, Wedgie xxx

  12. Lovely card. Thank you for sharing at Sweet Stampin and good luck with the Challenge. Judy x DT

  13. Gorgeous card! :) Thanks for playing along with us at JIC!

  14. Happy and beautiful summer card! LOVE that you used real sand on it! And oh, that beach... what a wonderful place to be... Thank you for joining us at CCCB :) Hugs, Wendy

  15. Very nice! Love that palm tree photo too!

  16. Love it, brillant use of the inspirational photo. Thanks for playing along with JIC (Sian DT)

  17. Adorable card. Love your interpretation on the Inspirational photo. Thank you for joining us at Just Inspirational Challenge this week. Hugs Shelly

  18. Such a relaxing card. LOVE that you used beach sand. And that glossy beach ball is perfect. Thanks so much for playing along with us at OPUS GLUEI.

  19. What a great card! Love the real sand and the beach ball looks so real... Thanks for adding in the picture of you on the beach perfect!
    Good luck in the Happy Campers Challenge #20 Summer.

    Carmen -DT


Thanks so much for your wonderful comments! Always greatly appreciated and read. Have a happy crafting day!!!

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