Sunday, July 20, 2014

StampNation Beach Vacation Blog Hop

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Today we are kicking off the StampNation Beach Vacation event with a Blog Hop.
Each of the StampNation Dream Team members, along with some of our crafty friends, are hopping along sharing cards inspired by our first challenge, "Beach Style", as well as a peek at our favorite projects from the event!

Here's my card for the first challenge
Relax-2
About my card: "By using the backside of the flip flop stamp, Virginia created 4 pairs of colorful flip flops. She stamped the flip flop images over the inked area and then cut them out. The "waves" on top were created by using a small circle punch".

Supplies: Life is good (Lawn Fawn), sequins (Pretty Pink Posh), Inks (Hero Arts), small circle punch (Marvy), Liquid Pearl Droplets (Ranger), 3 D Pop Dots (EK Success)

It's time to hop along now. Make sure you leave comments at each of the blogs listed below to be eligible to win...
One of THREE one month StampNation memberships
Lawn Fawn (choice of  Lawn Fawn Stamp Set & Let's Polka 6 x 6 Pad)
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We hope you'll join us for the fun event. Here's a peek at another project I have coming later this week...
 What do you think? Here is a sample of what the DT has created
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 You can find out more  here. If you have any questions, please feel free to e-mail me and I will be happy to answer! Hope that you are enjoying what summer has to offer! Your next hop is the talented Iwona Palamountain. Thanks for stopping by!

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Rhonda J said...

Love, love, love the flip flops! My girls and I live in flip flops all summer long...can't wait to use your card as flip flop inspiration :) Thank you.

Barb said...

So cute, Virginia! Love your colorful, little sandals!

Debra said...

Your design talent inspires me!

Sharon Salerno said...

I love the bright colors of the flip flops.

Betty Sue said...

Your card rocks! So cute!

Alanna said...

This is such a fun card Virginia. I love how you did the flip flops.

Nicki said...

Life, indeed, is good. Love this card.

Lisa K said...

Love the flip flops. I like how you explained how you created them.

Jessica said...

This is just so cute! Love how you used the stamp so creatively!! :)

Sabrina said...

Fabulous card!!! Love this image!!

snappy scrappy said...

Super cute!!

auntbubbels said...

How clever how you created the clouds, I learned a new technique - thank you.

auntbubbels said...

I mean the waves

LauraJane:) said...

Wonderful sentiments! I can feel the sand between my toes!

Peggy Fitzmaurice said...

I am Flipping over this car - love the colors

WhoMom said...

Wonderful card. The torn paper for the sand and colorful flip flops...we always loose one in the sand. Great card.

Lynn said...

Life is good for sure! Love all those cheery flip flips!

ValByDesign, Valerie said...

Cute!

Barb said...

Neat card!

Barb said...

Neat card!

Debbie Bonczek said...

Virginia, that is a super cute card. Love the waves, love the sand and love those cute pairs of flip flops. Looking forward to a great week of inspiration at StampNation.

pcm said...

cute flip flops and love the circle punch waves!

judy said...

I love the row of flip flops and the way you created the waves with a circle punch--very cute card!

Асель Бапанова said...

I wanna go swimming to the beach))) Where are my flip flops!!! Love your card, Virginia!

conil said...

Lovely flip flops...adorable card that just screams SUMMER.

Gaylynn said...

Fun scene with flip flops in the sand. :)

Lori Mcosh said...

So simple, but so cute! Now I have to get the stamp set!

Susangail Powell said...

love the colorful flip flops! So bright and fun!

Kari V. said...

Love these colorful flip flops!! And the waves made from a circle punch looks awesome!!

Renee's ramblings said...

Your creativity on doing the waves and those great flip flops is incredible!

Bastel-Troll said...

I love the cute flip-flops!!!

Tonya Jastad said...

Super fun card!

SJH D said...

Love this card. So bright and fun. Great idea for the waves.

Fran said...

Love how you made the waves. I'll have to try that.

Dottie Robbins said...

I love how simple the card is, my kind of shoes.

Laurie said...

Love the punched waves!! So cute.

Heather North said...

Using your circle punches to create waves is pure genius!

Allison Cope said...

That's some fabulous foot ware Virginia! I'd love to be sticking my toes in nice warm sand right now!

Terri (blindstamper) said...

Love the bright colors and CAS design.

Yvonne said...

Your use of the circle punch was perfect! Very clever continuation of your waves. Very fun card--thanks for sharing your ideas!

Jean M. said...

Love it...so colorful and happy!

Lynne Ward said...

Just love the way the flip flops were decorated. Very cute

coolnana72 said...

Love the flip flops. So clever to use the back of the stamp to make the base of the flip flop.

Jean Bullock said...

Very cute card. Love how you stuck some of the flip flops in the sand.

sue k said...

Cute, love the flip flops.

Sue
http://suek86401.blogspot.com/

lisa808 said...

Super cute!

Susan said...

Love that brilliant wave treatment at the top of your card, and those fabulous flip-flops in the sand!

Lura said...

So many flip-flop uses! My favorite part of your card happens to be the wave action on the top border.

Cindy C. said...

Super cute Virginia! Love the wavy edge and flip-flops are so pretty! Very inviting summer scene indeed!

donna mikasa said...

Oh, so cute! I always forget to flip over my clear stamps and use them as solid stamps! Genius!

Shaughn Woodruff said...

Such a cute card, love the colorful flip flops! Super summery! Love it!

Lucinde said...

The sand border looks great!

Melissa F said...

LOVE the colors of your flip flops and the scallop border on top is a great design element!

Becky Selecman said...

I love the attention to detail with the scalloped edge at the top. Creating those "waves" really adds to the design.

linf54 said...

Super cute card - love the bling on the flip flops!

Maria said...

Im going to CASE this card!

Thordis said...

Your card is amazing, and so creative :)

Sue C. said...

Cute Card! Love the flip flops!

Tinstar said...

So glad I got to play with 1 challenge before I go on my on vacation. Fabulous card Virginia.

Doris said...

love the flip flops. Makes me want to go to the beach

BrendaB said...

Love the flip flops and the way you made the waves at the top!

Sue McRae said...

Very fun and colorful beach scene!

Cynthia said...

Those green flip-flops must be mine - I can't ever seem to decide if I'm coming or going. But both the sand and water feel great today!

Rochelle Sodipo Washington said...

Great eye for design as always Virginia! So cute!

jeannejj said...

I love your card. the flip-flops are really cute, and the waves are cool!

cghundley said...

Very cute design.
Love the colorful
flip flops!
Carla from Utah

Meg G said...

Awesome card!!

Shirley A. said...

The waves are so inviting! Super cute!

Connie said...

Adorable flip flops! Cute, cute summertime card!

Sharon Underwood said...

Love those flip-flops! Cute card!

Sheila H said...

Darling card - the colorful flip flops are a lot of fun.

Nora N. said...

That card is DARLING!! I love how you created the fun top edge!!

Lisa said...

Very cute Virginia!

sandra said...

I ove the simplicity of your card. Love the flip flops!!

Lee Owens said...

Very cute colorful card, would never have thought to use a circle punch to create the wave effect

Lee Owens said...

Very cute, colorful and fun card. I would never have thought to use a circle punch to create to wave effect thanks for the tip

Amanda said...

I love your colorful and bright flip flops. Such a cute card!

Margarita Navarro-Rivera said...

Very cool card!

Susie Moore said...

What a clever card. Sooooo clever!!

NatQuebec said...

What cute flip flop card :-)

Kelly Lewis said...

Love the card. Good job.

Priscilla Joseph said...

I love how the waves mimic the clouds!

Barb Ghig said...

Such a fun card, Virginia! I love how you stamped and staggered the flip flops, and how you created your waves!

Ann Kulseth said...

Gotta love those flip flops - cute card!

Kailash said...

Such creative use of stamps and punches Virginia, love the fill flops and waves, cute scene!!!

Annette Allen said...

so cute.. love those flip flops..

Jessika said...

Cute summer card!

Ida Faye CUTLER said...

Yes, Virgnia, life IS good. Super cute.

CraftyPaws said...

Super cute, bright and cheerful! Love those lined up flip flops! tfs hugs, Kristina

papermorsels said...

Oh, how fun! Such great colors!!

Debbie T said...

I really like what you did with the top of your card. You can never go wrong with flip flops!

Mary Borg said...

Gorgeous colours on your card

Kristie Goulet said...

I love all those colorful flip flops and how you created the waves is pure genius!

Lynn Fletcher said...

Virginia, love the different colors you made of the flip flops. The way you did the top of you card with the circle punch is really awesome!

Lisa Petrella said...

This is totally adorable, Virginia Lu!!! LOVE LOVE LOVE all of those colorful flip flops!!!

Sandra Johnston said...

Great card. I love the way you used the circle punch to create the waves. Very creative!

Sue D said...

Very cute scene--I like the waves and the colorful flip flops.

Tracey McNeely said...

What lady does not need sparkly flip flops Virginia! Love your beach style my friend!

Denise Bryant said...

darling card with the flip flops! love the fun summery colors!

Stephanie Poteet said...

Fabulous card! The waves are inspired!

monster said...

What a great card

TheWinstonFamily said...

Cute card, love the waves.

Barbara said...

You are always so creative! Really cute card great ideas.

croppinmama said...

Thanks for sharing your cute design and explaining how you created the top border. Love all the fun colors!

Carol B. said...

Thanks for sharing the technique you used for the flip flops!

Dawn Turley said...

totally stunning Virginia. Love the coloured jandals

Brandi lynn said...

love the card! I live in my flip flops from mid april through October!

linda weiser said...

nice cards!

linda weiser said...

nice creative card!

Brandi lynn said...

what a fun creative card!

Jennifer Gayle said...

Such a great use of the circle punch. So creative!

diane sims said...

nothing like flip flops in the summertime! love it!

Gayle said...

What could be more "summertime" than flip flops and sand. Great card and very colorful.

Mary-Anne V said...

Cute flip flop card...love the torn sand and the wave edge at the top.

Pat said...

Terrific ideas with the wave and sand. Love the bright colors of those precious flip flops.

loulou said...

Great fun card. Love the colourful thongs (aussie for flip flops)and the punched wave border

Susan C said...

I love clean & simple- very nice.

rejoicingcrafts said...

Wow! It is super cute!!!

Beth H. said...

Love the repetition of waves and using it to have a border at the top. The colored flip flops are so cute!

KimCreate said...

Oh gosh! Just adorable flip flop card!

Monika/Buzsy said...

Super cute card Virginia. Love the colorful flip-flops.

Stephanie Mackey said...

Thanks so much for the wave making tip.I've got to try that.

Charlene said...

Adorable sweet colorful flip flops !!

Heather Thompson said...

those flip flops are so fun!! great card!!

Debbie said...

Makes me want to ditch my house slippers, put on flip flops, go to the beach and kick off mine too.

Piali Biswas said...

Super cute card!! Love the Flip-flops!

Monicka said...

Adorable!

Lisa T. said...

Fun blog hop and card ~ nothing says beach like flip flops! :)

Amy said...

Love the flip flops ... Very summery!

airbornewife said...

Such a cute card.. love the flip flops!!

Carol McCready said...

That beach stamp set from Lawn Fawn is my favorite. I can't stop using it.

Nicole said...

Love the details on the flip flops!!!

Lindsey said...

Love how the flip flops look like they are sticking up out of the sand. And great idea to use a circle punch to create the wave border across the top.

Pam Sparks said...

super cute! Darling Summer Beach creating Virginia! TFS!

gabriella said...

Life is good and the colors you used are perfect, bright and summery

Shelly said...

Love it! The flip flops are sooo cute! Certainly, makes me wanna go to the beach! ;) Love your little sneak peek, too!

Deborah Johnson said...

Flip flops and the beach are a great combination. TFS.

Brenda said...

Love the wave border. Lets ditch our flip flops and jump in.

Judy said...

Love the little flip flops, so colorful. Great tip on creating the waves with the punch. Thanks for sharing.

Deepti said...

What a super fun card ! Love the colorful flip flops :)

Barbra said...

Enjoying the hop!

Tenia Nelson said...

Super cuteness!!!

karenwb said...

Your card is just the cutest!

Sheryl said...

Such a fun card! Love the upside down slipper!

Dee Miranda said...

Cute and clever card (:

-Dee

Laurie said...

Love your CAS card! I can feel the sand in my toes!

Linda Wilkinson said...

OMG loving this card♥ Isn't this the best week in the world beach vacation with all our favorite friends an I have beach/pool weather in Michigan this week yahoo♥

marylouh said...

I have a friend who collects anything flip-flop so I'm always looking for ideas for cards for her.
This one is darling. Love the way the flip-flops are in and on the sand. Great card.

Michelle said...

So adorable, Virginia. The beach and flip flops just go so well together. This just makes me feel happy!

Crouchingcheese said...

I love this card, the flipflops are so very cute!

Loly Borda-Towery said...

Love the colorful flip flops and the wavy top border. Fabulous card Virginia! TFS

Lisa's Creative Niche said...

Super adorable!!! I love the waves in the background!

Jenna said...

Great card! I love the colorful flip flops too. FUN!

Neesey said...

Perfect summer card. Love the colors and the layout. TFS

Gigglls said...

Super cute!!!

michelle pepper said...

Flip flops or jandals as they are known here, are absolute favourites for Summer time. Cute card Virginia.

heartforhandmade said...

Love those flip flops, just make me want to go to the beach and have fun in the sun. Great card

Kay Jantz said...

More flip flops, but really loved the wavy appearance to your card. Fun times, live in NM so no beaches to swim at here! They have lakes here by my lifestyle no longer includes boats and camping!

Vicki said...

The colorful flip flops are the stars of your card. How adorable!

Miriam Prantner said...

So sweet and summery. I love the colored flip flops and that you decorated them all.

ericalynndesigns said...

Beautiful and cute.

Laura Miller said...

Nothing quite says SUMMER like a bunch of colorful flip flops - great!

emo812 said...

flip flops must be the theme this summer and I love them!Cute card! Thanks for sharing!

Purrfect Paper Creations said...

This is great--I love the flip flops and the ocean border on top!

Chris L.

Janis said...

Such a cute and colorful row of flip-flops. I love this card!!!
<3 J

jwoolbright at gmail dot com
HerPeacefulGarden.blogspot.com

SchnauzerCrafts Creations said...

The flip flops make me happy!! I love the bright and vibrant colors and the scene that you created.

Andrene Smith said...

Adorable card Virginia! Great tip on the flip flops and love how you created the waves!

Carol said...

I love flip flops, and bright, cheery cards like this!

Sherry said...

Love the flip flops and the boarder at the top!

Kathy Dalgliesh said...

I love the card and your use of cloud/wave combo!

FreeToBeMe..LisaJ said...

Virginia,

Love the card....... I wear flip flops a lot so cute take on the beach vacation.

Nancee Purdum said...

Cute, cute, cute! Love the flip flops!

Lori Nelson said...

Thanks for the great tip of using the back side of the stamp then "flipping" back to the original image over the top of it! Thanks for sharing your talent!

Lisa R. said...

Fabulous scene. TFS

judyvernon said...

Nice card!

Preacherwife said...

Ahhhhh, some many flip flops...so little time!

Carole said...

Another great flip-flop card. Love this one.

Kate said...

Love your color combo!

Lynne said...

I love the way you tuck some of the flip flops in the sand.

Jguyeby said...

I'm a flip flop person, with or without the sand. I love this card.
Jennifer Eby

harmonycat said...

Simple, colorful and fun!

jenna said...

Love the flip flops! This card makes me smile

Helen Gullett said...

How cute, Virginia! Those flip flops make me wanna go to the beach!

christi said...

cute card. what I like best is the way you made the sky and ground. simple yet awesome!

Judith Woodward said...

Super cute flip flops!!

Lorie said...

You are right, life is so good.
Thanks for the video!!
Thanks for the inspiration!

sandi said...

Cute card

Tracy Hughes said...

This is a must purchase stampset
Thanks for the inspiration

crafterab said...

Love the flops!!
Great card.

Jodie Stoddard said...

Another super cute flip flop card. I am really going to have to get out mine and start using them. So many good ideas.

Vicki Brooks said...

What a cute card and great sentiment...relax!!!! Thanks!

Vicki Brooks said...

Beautiful colors and a lovely card! Thanks.

arlsmom aka Lynda said...

Fantastic colors on your card!!!

Anna said...

I love your colourful flip flops, great card.

Bev Karolak said...

I love your colourful flip-flops! Great idea that you had using the circle punch! :)

Ani said...

Such a fun card!

Crystal said...

Very creative in using the backside of the stamp to get the image that you want. Great card!

StampinwithAloha said...

Very cute! I love flip flops!

sandie said...

the flip flops almost look like fuzzy slippers. So cute

Gina said...

I love seeing all the flipflops on this hop.

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