Monday, May 21, 2012

Squigglefly Challenge

Here's a fun card I made for this week's Squigglefly Challenge.  This cute image is from artist Fawn Palmer and is called Birthday Mermaid.  This card however isn't for a birthday, it's just a celebration card.  You can see the little flags on there, made out of toothpicks "Life is Sweet" and "Eat Cake"; 
This week's challenge at Squigglefly is called Square Peg in a round hole, the goal is to think outside the box and take something new or different and add it to your card.  In my case, I am using some shells, sand (right from outside) and some toothpick embellishments.  Check out the Squigglefly Challenge Blog for other examples and suggestions.

Project Materials:  Cardstock(Bazzill, HobbyLobby, Neenah, DCWV);  Digi-Stamp(Squigglefly);  Texas (Shells, Sand);  Toothpicks(Basic Grey);  DieCut (Spellbinders Nestabilities);  Adhesives (Pop dots, Glue All, Glue Dots, Glue Pen);  Color (Copic Markers);

10 comments:

Rhonda Miller said...

I love your card.

Bhawana said...

awesome card............ small small snail looking so cute.

Ellis said...

Lovely card Holley! =)
Hugs, Elenor

Kathy Bradley said...

Holley,
Your mermaid card is so very adorable! I love the little flags, shells - and your memmaid is colored wonderfully - awesome card!

Tammy said...

Great card Holley! Love your coloring of the mermaid! Clever to use toothpicks!

Holly said...

Very cute! Love your coloring on the mermaid and the way you did the water and sand with the torn pieces. Your tiny shells are so cute!

THERESA said...

This is so super, love it and all your genius ideas...............:))
lol, sometimes i take things too literal........hehehe
lotsa luv

Charlene Mitchell said...

Holley, what a great idea! Those shells look like the are half buried in the sand! Love the effect you have created for the water and sand. Great inspiration!

Sue in CT said...

Now that is thinking outside the box alright. I would have never thought to do a beach card and use real sand. Those toothpick flags are great too!

AJ Scrapbooking and Cards said...

Aww how cute is card. I love the under water/space look. And I love that used nature! :-) TFS AJ~