Thursday, June 7, 2012


When I typed my title, music popped into my head.  It has a tendency to do that.  There's Summertime and the livin' is easy, or Summertime, summertime, sum sum summertime.  Or how about In the good old summertime?  No I'm not THAT old, I just know the song.  lol

There were a couple of summer time challenges I decided to enter, plus a sketch from Die Cuttin Divas  that brought it all together.

Nothing says summer like sand between your toes, bright colored beach towels and flip flops.  I put them all together into this one card.  The flip flops are cut from Life is a Beach as are the tiny star fish.  The two different sand papers  (notice that's two separate words - * wink*) have their edges roughed up a little before inking.  The straps on the shoes were embossed with UTEE and I used a water paper for the bottom layer.  Everything is popped up on foam tape.

I'm also entering this into My Sheri Crafts' Summer Loving challenge and Paper Players #98 Summertime.


  1. Oh my gosh! How creative is this! I love the sand paper! It is the perfect touch. And you are so right...nothing says summer like flip flops! Thanks for playing with The Paper Players!

  2. What a wonderful idea with the sand paper! Those flip flops are just to darn cute! Thanks for sharing it with us at My Sheri Crafts! :)

  3. Very cute--love those flip flops, and other great details! Glad you could join our sketch challenge this week at DCD.--Pat N.

  4. How cute and so creative! Love the use of the sandpaper! The flip flops are so cute! Thanks for sharing with us at My Sheri Crafts!

  5. Bobby, actually, I bopped to In the Summertime, in a park, with a portable tape player:-) Thank you so much for the trip down memory lane. Your fabulously colored flip flops on that sandy base are fabulous! What a great idea to use sandpaper!!!
    So glad you were able to join the Paper Players this week

  6. Bobby, this is fantastic! Love the "beachy" texture and the striped papers remind me of beach towels. Such an awesome summer card! Love it! Thanks so much for joining us this week over at the Paper Players! :)

  7. Very cute card! Thanks for joining us at DCD this week! Hope to see you back soon!