May 17, 2017


Hi  Maryvonne  with you today for a wonderful day of dream in the tropics !
SEA - SUN - SAND ..... , Let's Go !!!!

For my post today I choose a POP UP Card inspiring of the Sea Holiday  .
Here's my card:

This beach chair is waiting for you !!!

Here is the closed card , decorated with :

Seabirds have benn made with Memory Box Dies "Small Flock of Doves "

The waves were cut out of  a blue marine paper with the die :

I added white cutouts made with Precious Marieke Dies "Icicles 
I covered the waves with Snowtex to simulate white foam of the sea side .

A cut made with Precious Marieke Dies "Icicles " in sand imitation paper inked with Distress Inks gives the impression of the sand just wetted by the rising waves.

Finally the basis is carried out by affixing a cutout ,  inked with Distress ink, cutting with 

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  1. Oh Maryvonne, this is as sweet and fun as can be! I love all the little seaside treasures you've hidden on the beach. It makes me think of the "I spy" game. So darling!!

    1. Thanks Birgit !
      I had a lot of fun making this card !!!!

  2. OMgoodness! This is outstanding and a fun card. I have added these dies to my wish list. I can see many fun cards made with them. Love your examples.

  3. OH WOW ... I just LOVE this card and I can hear the waves slapping against the shore as we speak! LOL What an awesome use of dies to create an inviting scene! GREAT JOB and AWESOME INSPIRATION!!! Thanks!

    1. Thanks Darlene !
      I just regret not having seagull die !!!! I used a die "little doves" in the place !

  4. This is amazing! Love your detailed scene

  5. What a perfect beach scene. Thinking I'd love to CASE this card since I have most of the dies. Did you use stickers for the beach toys, sunglasses, etc.?

    1. Hi Ginger ,
      Thanks so much !
      No they are not stickers, they are brads that I bought a long time ago here, and that I had not yet

  6. wowza! such fantastic details! this is amazing! you rocked it!



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