Ocean Breezes

i created this card for my dad for father’s day and for the impression obsession challenge theme of ocean breezes – beach theme or beachy colours; i didn’t exactly use those colours, but i imagined the view from the beach we used to have fun visiting.

impression obsession sailboats

i painted twinkling H2Os washes on watercolour paper, tore the edges of each strip, attached the layers and then cut with a circle die, which is popped with foam tape to another die cut circle trimmed with blue cardstock strips and twine.

i die cut the IO sailboats (DIE189-C) from red cardstock for the boat that i cut apart and attached to the watercolour paper die cut sails.

i’m also playing along with kathy racoosin’s 30 day color challenge at The Daily Marker; this is day two’s colouring.

thanks for popping by.

9 thoughts on “Ocean Breezes

  1. what a darling card. I love the way you did the waves and boats, gives the feeling of movement. well done.

  2. this is so different for you Linda. I love how you used torn edges for your water. It’s perfectly wonderful.

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