Sunday, August 2, 2015

Hoping to sea you soon

I'd like to enter this card for the AAA cards challenge #45: it's so hot and DT team call
Inkspirational Challenge #88: photo inkspiration

the photos are very similar so pardon me for combining them.

I made a strip of sea and beach by  sponging on Distress inks (a diy made purple similar to dusty concord, blueprint sketch and mermaid lagoon for the sea and fossilized amber for the sand, the foam is just card left white)

The diecut from Joy Crafts! is also coloured with Distress inks, I die cut it on watercolor paper and used twisted citron and peacock feathers and ripe persimmons and spiced marmalade)

the sentiment is also from Joy Crafts!

Update August 23rd:


  1. your inking of the scene is fabulous. Great to see you at TO

  2. Just popping over to wish you luck in the AAA Cards DT call. Your card is absolutely fabulous!

  3. Stunning card Maaike, gorgeous inking and perfect beachy scene.
    Good luck with the DT call and thanks for playing at AAA Cards. Sarah x

  4. I like the simplicity of the card :)

  5. Beautiful sponging. Lovely card.

  6. Wow! What a beautiful use of color! So much technique into incorporating all those colors. Thanks so much for sharing with us at Inkspirational!
    - Shauna

  7. FANTASTIC inking on your sea and sand. Wonderful card altogether! Thanks for linking up and playing with us at AAA Cards.

  8. I love the colours you used for the background - amazing sponging! Fabulous card - thanks so much for linking up at AAA Cards and good luck with the DT call. Jill

  9. Gorgeous card, your colours look fabulous, Cathy x