Sand and Sea Square Split Panel Card

by Joanne James20. March 2021 22:00

A quick post from me this evening with a card inspired by the following challenges:

      

I don't often use diagonals, but funnily enough had designed a rectangular card using a layout similar to Jen's Freshly Made Sketches design for this month's class featuring the Friends Are Like Seashells bundle (I can't share that one yet as I don't want to spoil the surprise for the ladies attending Monday's class!) so decided to change it up and make an altered square version along with blue, patterned paper and square card from the Festive Friday inspo list to create another card using the Sand and Sea Suite - take a look:

 

Here's the low-down on today's card:

I used some sand and sea-inspired DSP for my background triangles, cutting the blue sea piece freehand along the line of the waves for a more natural effect, placing my sentiment in a stitched square in the centre and embellishing it with a selection of shells, seaweed, pearls and split braided linen trim. I used some of the pearlescent paper for my large, embossed shell - isn't it so pretty?

 

I just love the sentiments in this set too; this is how I finished the inside of my card:

 

Here is the visual summary of the key products used on today's project for you to pin for easy reference:

 

You can see all of my 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. 

That's all from me; I'll be back tomorrow with another project for our new challenge over at The Paper Players. Until then, happy stampin'!

 

Stampin' Up! Supplies Used:

Table built using Product Table Builder by The Crafty Owl - Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.

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LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
3/20/2021 11:35:34 PM #

I predict a winner for sure...this is stunning!  What a great way to use these papers.  The embellishments are perfect!

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Deborah Wheeler
Deborah WheelerUnited Kingdom
3/21/2021 5:14:42 PM #

That's so beautiful!  Looking forward tomorrow's class with this set

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Jacquie Southas
Jacquie SouthasUnited States
3/21/2021 8:03:59 PM #

Fabulous use of the sketch! Thanks for playing along with us at FMS.

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Jen Mitchell
Jen MitchellUnited States
3/21/2021 8:30:18 PM #

Oh, I love how you used the diagonals to create the sand and sea.  So clever!  And the seashells and other embellishments are so pretty together.  Thanks for playing along with us at Freshly Made Sketches!

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Linda Callahan
Linda CallahanUnited States
3/22/2021 12:14:17 AM #

Wow this is one gorgeous card girl!  You combined all of the elements perfectly!  Love this!  Glad you shared it at FMS!

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Ann Schach
Ann SchachUnited States
3/22/2021 4:22:08 AM #

What a beauty, Joanne! I love how you created the diagonals...so creative! The seashells and seaweed make stunning accents for this wonderful sentiment. I am so glad you shared at Festive Friday!

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Brian King
Brian KingUnited States
3/23/2021 2:37:26 PM #

DROP DEAD GORGEOUS, Joanne! I love everything about this beauty!

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Joanne James
Joanne JamesUnited Kingdom
3/23/2021 8:25:56 PM #

You are too kind Brian - thank you!

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Janet
JanetSouth Africa
3/23/2021 5:57:27 PM #

Hi there
I'm actually from Mauritius, but you don't give that option.
Your card is a stunning take on the sketch! Would have been in the winner in my book!

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Joanne James
Joanne JamesUnited Kingdom
3/23/2021 8:26:44 PM #

Thank you so much Janet - that's very kind of you! I appreciate you popping by to leave a sweet comment too!

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Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
3/23/2021 9:07:09 PM #

Well, you know how much I love this set - and I love this too! I see today that it's made you a Perfect Princess  and that is well-deserved. I wish I'd made this card! Smile

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Stephanie Lanzalotto
Stephanie LanzalottoUnited States
3/24/2021 11:49:07 AM #

Oh I really love this card. Love your design especially the diagonal split of sand and sea. And that bit of braided trim is the perfect finish for this beauty. Thanks for sharing with us at Festive Friday.

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Vicky
VickyUnited Kingdom
3/24/2021 8:35:25 PM #

Sheer perfection! Vicky x

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Helen Jennings
Helen JenningsUnited Kingdom
3/29/2021 2:55:58 AM #

I love this Joanne and a great take on our Festive Friday Inspo list - I want to pack my towel and head for the beach.

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