Are you dreaming of the beach? Do you want to know why a card is the best launch to your beach vacation? Keep reading!
I know most of the country it’s still cold (even here in Southern Arizona!) but that doesn’t stop me from dreaming of the beach! As I pulled out this Stampin’ Up! Beach Happy Stamp set I noticed my framed picture of Palm Trees from Hawaii that I took a few years ago.
Why a Card is the Best Launch to your Beach Vacation? A handmade card to celebrate getting away to the beach is a lovely keepsake and excitement builder! Or, if that doesn’t float your boat, think of making a bunch of beach theme thank you cards to hand out to staff and servers your meet along the way of your vacation!
When I tried to make my handmade card look just like this photo I failed miserably! It was way to hard to duplicate but I will say it was my inspiration for this card! I will share with you all of my attempts at making this card! I definitely had a lot of fun with this Stampin’ Up! Beach Happy stamp set!!
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Embossing the Palm Trees with Black Emboss was the only thing I could think of to be able to stamp over the Vellum “Water”!!! When I attempted to color the sunset like my photo I just wasn’t happy with the results as I shared the other cards I made on my video!
Video: Why a Card is the Best Launch to your Beach Vacation
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- Whisper White Thick Cardstock – 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″, scored and folded at 4 1/4″
- Crumb Cake Cardstock – at least two inches x 5 1/2″, enough for you to tear with your fingers
- Graceful Glass Vellum – cut “waves” at least 2 inches
Do you plan on going to the beach this year? Let me know in the comments below and let me know if you’d make some beach themed cards to take with you using the Beach Happy stamp set…think of all the smiles you could bring to the servers and staff along the way in your vacation!
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