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Tuesday, May 5, 2015

ODBDSLC237-Color Challenge

Good morning all!
ODBD stamps used: My Lifeguard

I love these bright colors, don't you?  I've decided to use the bright colors to do a beach scene today.  My umbrella is a beach umbrella and you know how brightly they are colored. I die cut each section a different color  and mounted to a white base umbrella. I cut off the usual handle and added a 1/8" strip of white paper for the post instead, then colored it with Copics.  I stamped the lifeguard scene and colored with Copics then used the Vintage labels to die cut it.  My  burlap is suppose to be a kind of beach mat. The background is the Faithful Fish Pattern. You know that stitched layer is from the Flourished Star Pattern? Yup! I use it a lot! Love that stitching!!
This is a very simple card but it is so colorful I just love it! Hope you do too!

For more inspiration, please visit my design team sisters:
Gracie ElizabethPaulaRobin Diana
To see all the projects created for ODBDSLC237 or to join the challenge click here. You have until May 10, 2015 at 8:00pm EDT to join us. By participating in the challenge, you have a chance to win a  $15 ODBD Gift Certificate good towards the purchase of stamps in the “stamps column” on the ODBD website, or to be spotlighted on the ODBD Blog at our next challenge. The random prize winner will be posted on our next challenge post. Please do not post on Flicker as many of us do not have the ability to comment on your cards nor can we spotlight your cards on the blog.”
Psalm 46:1; Ps 119:114
God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.
You are my hiding place and my shield; I hope in your word.
There are so many verses that talk about God being our help, our shield, our salvation, our strength, our source, our deliverer, etc. 
God made us, keeps us, has a plan for us and has our days in His hands.
Most importantly, our God loves us.
The sentiment on this card reminds me of that as well as Jesus walking on the water.  Our God is a God of miracles!
Thanks for stopping by today.
Robin

7 comments:

Alshandra said...

Gorgeous bright card Robin! Love the umbrella!! Beautiful way you've added the ribbon / bow too!

laughingstamper said...

What a lovely beach theme that you have created. Love how the umbrella turned out!!! Great idea to use the fish die here too!! Also the perfect way to use burlap.Very pretty Robin!!

Graciellie Design said...

Oh Robin, I loved your card the minute I saw it. What a great use of stamps and dies! The colors look so nice and the burlap added is the perfect finishing touch! Hugs, Gracie / Graciellie Design

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

What a stunning summer beach card, Robin!! I just love your coloring, the rainbow umbrella, your use of stamps and dies and your design! Gorgeous my friend!
hugs,
Chris

CherylQuilts said...

Beautiful and happy card, Robin!! I love the beach scene, and it's time here in South Florida to get out those brightly colored umbrellas to shade us from the sun! Great use of these vibrant colors, and such a fun card! Hugs!

Julie- justwritedesigns said...

What a wonderful card, Robin! That big beach umbrella is perfect w/ the lifeguard stand. Such a great idea!

Diana Nguyen said...

Great scene you created - I think it's brilliant how you incorporated the colors!