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At the Beach

I can’t believe it is the last week of school!   The school year seemed so long when I was a kid.  Now, it feel like it passes in the blink of an eye.  We are busily making plans for fencing camp, horseback riding, staying with Grandma and visiting family in Virginia.  

Once again, a Whimsy & Stars Studio image made me think of my daughter.    Although we don’t live near an ocean, we do not live too far from Lake Michigan.     I grew up about 30 blocks from the lake but now live about 20 miles away.  I am still amazed at how different the weather can be when you are at the lakefront.  On Memorial day, it was over 80-degrees at our house.  We drove down to the lake front to take a walk and it was just 60-degrees.   So, to get to the point, I won’t be surprised to see my daughter dressed like this, down at the lakefront over the summer. 

 

2012-06-05 WSS Amelie WM

 

Did you know that Mabelle is going to giving away a limited time freebie on June 7th?   To get all the details make sure you follow the Whimsy & Stars Studio blog and the Whimsy & Stars Studio group on Facebook.  

 

 

 

Thank you for stopping by!   Have a wonderful week!

Supplies:

  • Stamps:  Amelie to the Beach (digital stamp) by Whimsy & Stars Studio
  • Inks:  None
  • Papers:  Neenah Crest solar white CS, Bazzill Basics pinecone CS, Georgia Pacific white CS, October Afternoon Seaside DP pad
  • Tools: Sewing machine, Copic markers
  • Embellishments:  Close To My Heart twill ribbon, Papertrey button twine, misc. button

 

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Comments

Audrey Pettit said…
What a sweet card, Cheryl! Love all the layers and pretty papers, and that image is just so darn cute! Always, always am amazed at your coloring. Really love the sky and sand on here. :)
Kate said…
Adorable! Thanks for joining us at Speedy Fox & Friends.
Carla S. said…
This is adorable, Cheryl! Love the papers and sweet image! Wonderful card!
Pat Garvin said…
I love a card that makes you smile just looking at the front. Awesome. Thanks for the smile and for joining Speedy Fox and Friends.
Annette said…
so adorable...Iove the little sky you created in the background and the DP is a great combo...love this Cheryl...
Angie said…
Sweet card! I love the colors and patterns! Thanks for joining us this week at Speedy Fox & Friends!
jimlynn said…
So precious! Love that image and the DP and design you used! I'd probably dress like this too just to keep from getting a sunburn! Precious card.
Lynn
MiamiKel said…
Oh Cheryl, I love this muchly!! What a GORGEOUS card!! 0x0
Jayne A said…
Fabulous card.
Thanks for joining us this week at Diva's
Hugs
Jayne
x
KER said…
great layout and colors...love the papers...and that is a cute image...colored so well
rachel said…
Gorgeous card Cheryl - really lovely image and that stitching is fab! Thanks for joining the button it challenge at LEJ Designs challenge blog this week! Hugs Rachel x
Riet said…
So gorgeous card Cheryl,I love the image and your papers.

Hugs Riet.xx
Theresa said…
Fabulous card! I love the colors of the DP. your coloring is just wonderful - the clouds are awesome!!
xiumaiyuki said…
A gorgeous summery card!!
This is a lovely card Cheryl.

Shar0n x
Anita said…
Cheryl, this is absolutely adorable! Beautifully colored and I love your papers and layout.
Anonymous said…
Gorgeous card, love the image and great colors, thank you for joining us at LEJ Designs this week. Abbie DT xx
Pretty card, sweet image. Thanks for playing along with us here at Speedy Fox and Friends challenge, we hope to see you again next week. Be sure to submit your card for the Friends of SpeedyTV challenge this week to make a card using buttons and bows and get another chance to win a free stamp set from Mark's Finest Papers. If you are not a member of SpeedyTV no worries sigh up today it is FREE!!!!!!!!
Danni said…
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Danni said…
Precious card! Just darling! Thank you for playing along with the Pixie's at Pixie Dust Studio!
HeatherLynn said…
Another gorgeous card, Cheryl! Love your design, image, and coloring! Hope you are having a great week!

Hugs,
Heather Lynn
http://heathernovinger.blogspot.com
1CardCreator said…
Sweet card, hope you have fun this summer!
Rina said…
What a lovely little summer CAS card :)

Thanks for joining us this challenge, "Simply Summer" at Fashionista!



Rina Fashionista
Tracy said…
LOL How funny! We both chose the same sketch to make our Mabelle cards with this week. :-) You've done a beautiful coloring job as always and the papers are bright and fun. Super cute Cheryl! Hugs!
Theresa said…
What a lovely sweet card. Thanks for playing with us at Speedy Fox and Friends.
Shelia said…
This is such an adorable card. Love that image and you've colored it so beautifully! Thanks for playing in this DRS Designs Challenge.
Kathy and Lucky said…
I agree it does remind me of your daughter so sweet and ready for to hang by the water. Your stitching on your cards is amazing. My mom tells time races by because of age, I refuse to believe that is the reason :)
Priyanka said…
Hi Cheryl I know you from Split Coast Stamper, as far as I know you are mama's (Pat Smethers) friend there.I always love your work. This one is so bright and colorful.Stitching is just extraordinary. I am glad that you made top 5 in my first challenge,me and every DT member love your work.Thank you so much for your comment on my blog I greatly appreciate it.
KraftyKoolKat said…
This is adorable. Love the colours you have chosen and your sky formation in the background.

Hugs
Cathy
xxxxx
Debs said…
Super cute card.
Love the LO
Thanks for playing along with us at Allsorts this week.
Good luck.
Debs xx
Cheryl--what a sweet summertime card! Thanks for playing along with us this week at Speedy Fox and Friends Blog Challenge!
Becky B. said…
Cuteness!! Great card, Cheryl...love your coloring and all of the sweet touches that you add to your work! :)
Really sweet card. I love your colouring of this cute image and the clouds are amazing.

Thank you for sharing your work with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.

Dionne
ShelbyWoo said…
this is the cutest card love that stamp and the papers are perfect! thanks for sharing with my sheri crafts!
Helene Ericsson said…
such warm and happy colours. Thank you so much for joining our seaside challenge at Allsorts and good luck!
Karen B. said…
This is darling...great ribbon treatment.
Karen B. said…
This is darling...great ribbon treatment.
Karin said…
Sweet card :) Love the sand and sky...Sounds like you're summer will be busy! It always goes by too quick for me.
Amy Johnson said…
Such a pretty card! Thanks for playing the DTC this week!
Shelby said…
So true about the lakefront! Oh how I miss living near Lake Michigan. This cutie is colored wonderfully and love the flowered DP!

Shelby
Donna Mosley said…
Cheryl, this is a gorgeous card. Wonderfully coloured image and gorgeous papers.

Donna x
Imke said…
Fabulous card and sweet little girl.I like the background and the DP.
Min said…
Adorable Card - I just love the layout!

Thanks so much for playin' along with us this week for the Catch The Bug “June Anything Goes" Challenge with Bugaboo Stamps! We hope you'll join us tomorrow for a NEW Saturday challenge and the chance to WIN!!
Hugs & Happy Days! ~Min
Debs M said…
so sweet! saw it on mim x
Too sweet!!!! Love how you created the sand with your copics!!! She is just a sweetie pie all covered up from the sun :)
Anonymous said…
Such a pretty card Cheryl! Gorgeous image and I love your stitching.
Thanks for playing along with us at Papertake Weekly this week and good luck!
x
Peggy said…
Darling card! So glad you joined us at Raise The Bar this month!
Choccy said…
Adorable. Beautiful colours that you have used too.
Thanks for sharing your card with us at One Stitch At A Time.. Hope to see you back with us again soon :O)

Choccy x
Really beautiful, I love the papers and the sweet image and the stitching looks fabulous. Thank you for joining in with the LEJ Designs challenge
Lindsay xx
nwilliams6 said…
Just totally cute Cheryl. Wonderful use of buttons and your papers and image are wonderful! Thanks for joining us at the Can You Digi It? Challenge.
suzARTe said…
this card is just gorgeous, I love the main image and the papers you have used. This card makes me long for summer even more, can't handle anymore of this cold weather.

Thanks so much for sharing your creation at Anything goes, Just keep on creating, I hope you will continue to play along. Sorry about the the delay in leaving my comment I have been overseas and then got sick, I will be announcing the winners and will have the next challenge by 01/09 :)

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