Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Imagine That! August Challenge

It's coming down to the wire for entering the Imagine That! August Challenge.  This month's free digital set is Beach Blanket Girl.  I've used the precolored background and beach umbrella, but I colored the girl with markers.  Kris has also posted a freebie on the challenge blog to get you started in this progressive challenge, in case you've never played before.  But hurry!  To get next month's set for free you must submit an entry before August 28th.
Here's mine:

I thought I'd make the card look like part of a old scrapbook page by adhering the image to glossy white photo paper before securing it under the punched corners and then hand writing the caption.  Hard to believe, but in 1970 I was a bikini babe.  Only there wasn't quite as much to my bikinis or as much of me!  I even had one bikini I hand crocheted with special yarn that wouldn't stretch when it got wet!  And in that beach bag there was always one bottle with peroxide and lemon juice and another with baby oil and iodine.
I hope you can see, in the second picture, that the inside sentiment pops up when you open the card.
Very easy to do, with just 2 cuts of the paper and an extra fold.

This bathing beauty will also be making appearances in the following challenges:
Eclectic Ellapu August Challenge (pink team) - By the Sea

Robyn's Fetish Challenge #278 - Use a Digi 
Crafts for Eternity Challenge Recipe #240 - Summer
Creative Corner Challenge - At the Beach 
Fun Day Friday Challenge #102 - Lazy Days of Summer 
The Stamping Boutique Challenge - At the Beach!



  1. Beautiful - love the fancy corners round your design.

    Thanks for joining us this month at Imagine That.

    Helen x

  2. Really sweet card. Thank you so much for joining our at the beach challenge. Please do come back on september 4th to see who the winner is and to join in our next challenge. Thx.
    Veerle DT member CreativeCornerChallenges

  3. Gorgeous card :) Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity this week hugs x

  4. Hi Debi! What a fun card and I love the pretty corners too. The inside is always a nice surprise for the receiver as well.

    Jeannie T.
    This week's Challenge is Girlfriends!
    Dragonfly Journeys

  5. Just so adorable. Thank you for sharing it with us at Eclectic Ellapu!

  6. This is sooo CUTE!! :) I really love your colors, and the hand-written journaling and how the sentiment inside POPS! Very cool. :) Well, I wasn't quite born yet in 1970 - wasn't until 3 years late, but I remember the Sun-in and baby oil in the 80's & 90's! :) thanks for playing at Imagine That! digis by Kris this month xx

  7. Such an adorable card! I love the coloring job you did and the image is just too cute. the punched corners are perfect. Thanks for joining Jo's Scrapshack and Fun~day Friday.

  8. This is cute. Thanks for joining the Pink Team at Eclectic Ellapu. Carol DT x


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