Thursday, July 9, 2015

Back to Diagon Alley

A few weeks ago I mentioned I really like strong diagonal elements in card layouts. This week's Mojo sketch had one, so I decided to try it.
The stamps are from Purple Onion, colored in pencils. There is a bit of Diamond Glaze on the glass. That's a sand-pail-shaped eyelet by the sentiment.  Someone must have given it go me -- while I will take the blame for buying regular eyelets by the hundreds, I have never purchased any in weird shapes. (I like my supplies to have at least some versatility, and how often do you need a bucket-shaped eyelet?)
The papers are all snippets, and if you look closely you can see a little patchwork I had to do. I'll have to figure out a way to cover that.

Entering the card in these challenges:
Mojo Monday -- sketch 405
Pattie's Creations -- make a splash
The Divas that Die-cut -- summer
The Paper Shelter -- summer vacation
Clear it Out -- Anything goes
Word Art Wednesday #191 -- anything goes
Loves Rubberstamps #159 -- anything goes
Catch the Bug -- Anything goes
Pixies Snippet Playground


  1. I really like diagonals and the colors are sweet. Thank you so much for taking time to post your very creative art with us this week at Word Art Wednesday, on our 191st Challenge. We appreciate you.
    Blessings and Hugs, Carole

  2. So fun and refreshing! Thank you so much for linking up with us in our “July Anything Goes” challenge at Catch The Bug! Please join us, again, next time, for a new challenge and more chances to win! ~~Sammibug~~ DT Member For Bugaboo Stamps

  3. Sandy, this is so perfect for our theme this month! Love your dp choice. Thanks so much for playing in our "Make a Splash" challenge at Pattie's Creations this month. Good luck and I hope to see you playing again soon.
    NanaConnie DT

  4. Great card and layout. Thank you for joining in the Paper Shelter Challenge this time. Hope to see you again.

    Hugs, Vannessa
    The Paper Shelter DT

  5. Great beach card. Thanks for playing at Loves Rubberstamps!

  6. Love the beach scene- so relaxing! Thanks for playing at Loves Rubberstamps!

  7. What a gorgeous summer scene, and a great way of showcasing this stamp. Thanks for joining the Diecut Divas Summer and Patriotism Challenge. Cathie DT

  8. Such a lovely summer card! So pretty. Thanks for playing along with Mojo Monday!

  9. Thanks for playing in our "Make a Splash: Water MUST be in your Image" Challenge #112!
    Sandi ♥
    DT Coordinator for Pattie's Creations Challenge!
    and Pattie's shop
    Home of Pattieboop and Allie!

  10. This is perfect for our challenge “Make a Splash” this week at Pattie’s Creations Design Challenge!
    Pattie ♥

  11. You've made me want to go out onto the sand and just relax under that umbrella. Love the sketchy feel of it all.

    Happy to see you at Die Cut Divas!

  12. This little scene is lovely... and the spotty paper fits perfectly with it. Thanks for sharing your work with us this month, over at Patties Creations...Vic, DT x

  13. Nice summery card with summer colors. We are blessed that you joined our Challenge last week at Word Art Wednesday. There's still time to link your project for this week's Challenge before we begin a new one in a couple of days. Hope you come back! Leaving you with the inspiration of God's Word in 1 Thessalonians 5:9-10 to remind us of this, "For God did not appoint us to suffer wrath but to receive salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ. He died for us so that, whether we are awake or asleep, we may live together with him." Have a wonderful week!

    Hugs always,
    JO ANN

  14. I went through a phase where I bought a ton of shaped eyelets. Yeah, what was I thinking? I think I've purged most of them by now but you never know when another stash of them will surface. Great beachy card and that's a great diagonal piece, fun but not overwhelming.


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