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MFT July Slimline Challenge

Welcome friends!  I'm really late to the Slimline bandwagon, but here is my first attempt!  I am playing in the July Slimline Challenge at MFT and the theme is FEELING BEACHY, and the Color Throwdown #652 which has a very beachy feeling combo!

This is my 2nd attempt -- you don't even want to see my first one, LOL!!  I massacred it!  It was a one-layer full-panel scene with sun rays and water and I tried that thing where the sun rays come through the water.... ya, I definitely need some practice!  That one ended up in the circular bin 😂💦

I created the sand and sea with just Copic markers and blender pen.  Then added grains of sand with a bit darker marker and white gel pen.  I don't have any fancy slimline dies (yet) so I just searched for the size to cut my cardstock and layered some stitched rectangle squares on top.  

The cute beach sloths are my own drawings and can be purchased at Imagine That Digistamp HERE.  The large palm tree diecut is from LaLa Land Crafts - I cut it out of white c.s. and used Copics to color it.  The seashells are ones I picked up in a shop at the Oregon beach a few years back.  Thanks so much for looking! 

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Stamps: (ITD) -Surfer Floth; Floaty Sloth

Dies & Punches: (LLLC) - Palm Tree (r); (SU!) - Stitched Shapes (r)

Paper & Ink: (SU!) - Basic White, Coastal Cabana, Crumb Cake cardstock;

 Extras: (SU!) - White sequins; (Copic & Artist's Loft) -  alcohol markers; (?) - white gel pen; computer printer; (Spellbinders) - Platinum 6 diecut & emboss machine

 ~ Happy Inking :)


Gorgeous card Kris - love your beach sloth :) - File 13 sees some of my card making attempts/experiments too :)
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Aimeslee Winans said…
Sun rays in the water, well that's something I'd have to practice big time, like reflection stamping. I just don't go there, LOL! You've made a perfect slimline without those dies. I succumbed to the temptation and bought a few but no more! Two nested sets and a background. That's a black hole I am not going down into, LOLOL. Before we know it, slimlines will be SO yesterday, haha! xoxo

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