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Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Summer Traditions

Hi everyone!! I'm still on vacation but I'm having major withdrawals from blogging and making cards! We have had such a wonderful time in Michigan. Still planning to go to Greenfield Village and tonight we are going to see my best friend's son play soccer. Although we are having fun I'm ready to get home and back to our regular routine.

I made this card before we left but I'm posting now. It was my entry to Magnolia Ink contest. I haven't heard anything about it so I thought I would go ahead and post it. Such a summery card. Our family tradition in the summer was to go "up north" and spend most of the summer by the lake. I really loved going and catching frogs, going water skiing, and for long walks in the woods. I miss the good ole days.
The dock, grass and flowers are masked together and Tilda is attached with pop dots. I went pretty slim on the embellishments but I like the way it turned out. Sorry I didn't post the copics used.

Hope your having a wonderful week!

Lisa A

20 comments:

CorinneS said...

Very nice card Lisa...reminds me of sitting on the dock at the lake with my feet in the water. You did a wonderful job coloring and layering your images.

Hugs~
Corinne

Pam S. said...

super cute Lisa! LOVE the combination of images and your design...They make the card! I submitted to the contest too and haven't heard...I don't think you do. I haven't posted mine yet. Hopefully it won't be too much longer and the magazine will be here! Hope we both win!
Pam Going Postal

shelly said...

Very cute card. I love how you added the beads, great detail.
hugs,
Shell

Congrats on making the DT!!

Barb Hardeman said...

How adorable. Love how you combined the images for such a cute scene. Wonderful coloring and I hope you'll hear from Magnolia Ink soon!
Hugs,
Barb

Regina said...

So cute Lisa!!! I love your coloring and the image is absolutely gorgeous!!
Hugs
Regina

Leonie said...

Great job and great summer scene. I hope you hear soon too.
Hugs Leonie

Christina C. said...

What an adorable scene you created here!! Congratulations on your DT appointment.

Christine Riley said...

So cute, love the scene you created.
Hugs, Christine

cabio's craft corner said...

She is super cute. It's such a nice summer scene you made for the darling Tilda!
Hugs,
Cabio

charlene aka scrappygma said...

What a great card ! I think it is a winner for sure .... glad you are having a fun vacation.
Hugs

Scrappinangler said...

Beautiful card! Wonderful job on the masking! Makes me want to go to the lake!

Angelwood said...

So adorable, Lisa! You've created a fantastic scene! Love it! hugs, Angela

Sharon Caudle said...

What an adorable scenic card, Lisa! Love the summer background used as a dock in your scene! And the butterfly grass looks awesome! Tilda is colored so beautifully! Fantastic card!
hugs!
Sharon

Lori said...

Beautiful, Lisa! I want to sit right down with Tilda and get my toes wet : )

♥ Lori

Barbara said...

Oh, nice!
I can realy feel the summer.
Babsi

Crazystamper said...

Terrific card Lisa. Cheers, Lora Sinkler-Lake www.crazystamper.typepad.com

Garnet said...

I like the shading you did on this card. Just looking at it makes my feet tingle!
Garnet

Bengelmama said...

Eine wunderschön gestempelte Szene. Klasse Karte.

NAdine

Danielle Champagne said...

Such a beautiful card Lisa! Love that summary ambiance you created around Tilda. One can almost ear the "songs" of a summer day...
Hugs.
Danielle.

Jose said...

Love the way you have sesigned the picture on your card, and the way you have coloured it, makes a gorgeous card. Also I love the photograph you took to use as your header.
Jose