Let's hope those people join the challenge at CASology this week because the entries in the Gallery are good enough to give you a suntan!!
I do have a beach-themed stamp set but as usual I wanted to think outside the square a little bit. Whenever I think of the tropics, I think of beautiful hibiscus and frangipani flowers and the colourful birds and butterflies that fly around them. So I tried to capture this with my card:
Yep, I had another go with my pencils again. Its not perfect but the bright colours were too hard to resist! As you can imagine, this was pretty simple to create. I stamped the sentiment in black ink and then the three flowers. After stamping the butterfly I coloured it in with the pencils, adding a little Wink of Stella here and there . Life on a tropical island would be so good right now....
The sentiment is from Lawn Fawn 'Life is Good', the flower stamp is from Waffle Flower 'Loved' and the butterfly is from Fiskars 'Butterfly Flight'.
Since I have a butterfly on my card, I'm going to link this to the Simon Says Stamp - Wednesday Challenge where their theme is 'Things that fly'.
Will also link to the Less is More Challenge # 215 where their theme is 'One layer cards - with an animal'. Hopefully that includes insects......
And lastly I will link to the AAA Cards Challenge # 35 where their theme is:
I have two cards due tomorrow that need some fixin' up and The Walking Dead, Revenge and Fortitude that need to be watched. Thank goodness I can do that all at the same time!! I also have some cheesecake that needs to be eaten, I'm sure I can fit in a piece of that too, somewhere......