"Count The Waves"

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

It's surprising how much stuff you have, that you put away and forget about. Yesterday I was going through some drawers, when I came across six corner,border punches by Fiskars that I honestly forgot about.

The punch I used on todays card is called "A Tisket,A Tasket Border and Corner Punch" by Fiskars. The limits on these punches is that the paper being punch needs to have even number dimensions i.e. 4.0"X5.0" or 3.0"X 4.0". The really do a nice job on the corners and borders. They are very simple and easy to use.

The card I am posting today was made using one of these punches and the stamp used for the card is from "Just-Rite Stamps".

Here is the card I made.

"Count The Waves"

I used the Fiskars punch mentioned above plus some "Spellbinders" dies. Here is a close-up of the image;

The orange diagonal stripe on the card was cut using the Fiskars punch. A few dots of Gold Stickles was added to the card to give it some bling. The image was colored with Copic Markers.

Your comments are always welcome and appreciated.

Have a GREAT DAY!!!

Bob L.

13 Response to ""Count The Waves""

  1. Karen's Fun Blog says:
    January 26, 2011 at 11:03 AM

    Gorgeous card!! I wish I was in that scene right now instead of burried in snow! lol

  2. Kathy Graham says:
    January 26, 2011 at 11:04 AM

    Hi Bob, thaks for sharing the dimensions. I have some of these punches but could never figure it out. Great colouring, very nice card.

  3. Love to scrap Lyndra says:
    January 26, 2011 at 11:05 AM

    Bob this is a great card. It is amazing the things we buy to craft with and they get tucked away.

  4. Lynn Marie' Crafty Corner says:
    January 26, 2011 at 11:10 AM

    Hi I love this image, your coloring is wonderful, and the papers so pretty, Where ever did you get this stamp, its so right up my alley, I love anything that has to do with the beach and I fell in love with this stamp
    Lynn in Lancaster Ca

  5. lindamariedesigns says:
    January 26, 2011 at 11:32 AM

    Very nice Bob. The composition is great, as is the coloring. You do awesome work.

  6. Sandy says:
    January 26, 2011 at 11:38 AM

    that's pretty cool Bob - love those colors!
    Sandy Dehon

  7. Fran says:
    January 26, 2011 at 11:54 AM

    Bob your card is simply outstanding! I love the border on this one a lot. And the sentiment is just awesome too. Hugs, Fran

  8. Chris says:
    January 26, 2011 at 1:43 PM

    For a beach-girl like me this is just perfect. Love the sentiment. Love the punches.

  9. cdjcape521 says:
    January 26, 2011 at 5:18 PM

    bob, great colors & sentiment! You are very creative! I have a gazillion punches, so I am off to the work room and try to use some!

  10. the PaperTemptress says:
    January 26, 2011 at 7:45 PM

    Wow Bob, you really make GREAT cards!! Your coloring is perfect!
    the PaperTemptress

  11. Sara says:
    January 26, 2011 at 10:07 PM

    Bob your card is beautiful! It sure is amazing what you find when you are cleaning or looking for something else! LOL! Your blending and shading is awesome! I really like this stamp! It's perfect! (Are you giving it to Rose for Valentine's Day?) Have a great night! Happy Creating! Sara

  12. Joynana says:
    January 28, 2011 at 7:14 PM

    Hi Bob, your are just gets better and better. This one just makes me want to go to the beach and play in the water. (smile, I can't even swim) Love it.

  13. Sue says:
    January 29, 2011 at 1:51 AM

    Wow, wow, wow! This is gorgeous!!! Love the colors you chose. Great scene and your coloring is amazing!

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