Saturday, February 19, 2011

Warm Wishes

 Yes, Warm wishes to everyone.  It has been a little bit warmer the last few days here and that has been nice.  What I enjoy most is the return of the sun!  I don't like gray winter days.
This card just says Florida to me!  I always liked seeing pelicans around Florida.  So sad their numbers are declining.
The pelican is my reward for joining the challenge last week at Hambo Hoedown.  All the other stamps I used are Clear Dollar Stamps.  I masked the pelican and then brayered chalk inks to create the sea and sand. Then I used Ranger Distress inks to water-color the pelican and shells.  I used a white gel pen to add 'waves' to the water.
I'm entering this card in the following challenges:
Hambo Hoedown - use Pelican image, blue, brown & tans beach scene
Creative Inspirations - plain and simple
Creative Card Crew - friendship
Digital Tuesday - use a die cut
Claudia & Co - about a boy
Digi Doodle Shops Best - anything goes
Now I'm going to go outside, even if it is super windy!  I know I can find something to do outdoors!
h  PeggySue


Maria Matter said...

beautiful card PeggySue!

Sara said...

Very nice, thanks for playing along with DDSB!

Cec said...

Wonderful card. Love the background paper. Thanks for joining us at Delightful Challenges.

Dotty Jo said...

What a great card! Jo x

NGCARDS said...

This is a lovely card hun! Thanks for joining in this week with our Plain & Simple theme over at Creative Inspirations Wednesday’s Challenge Blog! xxx

shell said...

Great card Peggy, thanks for sharing it with us at creative inspirations this week.
Shell xx

Sheri (a.k.a PaperCrafty) said...

Great card!! Thank you so much for playing along with Claudia & Co!!
Sheri-C&Co DT

~*Joni said...

Oh what a cute birdy! He reminds me of the moving Finding Nemo. heehee! Adorable card, thank you so much for joining in on our little boy challenge at Claudia and Company this week. :)
~*Joni C&Co. DT

Judy Rozema said...

Great water and sand! Wow! And I love the coloring you chose for his huge mouth! Thanks for playing in the Hoedown this week!

Monica Hunter said...

This card is just perfection - I love everything about it! Thanks so much for joining our Hoedown this week! :)

Karin said...

What a great beach scene you've created! Thanks for playing along at the Hoedown this week!

Janna said...

GREAT image!! Looks wonderful, your card, PeggySue! Janna

Melissa said...

Super Cute! I love how you used a white gel pen to create waves in the background! Very ingenious! Thanks for playing along with the Hambo Hoedown Challenge!

Julie said...

Lovely card! Great coloring. Thanks for joining us at Digi Doodle Shop's Best

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