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Breezy Beach Scene

At Splitcoast Stampers, the Inspiration Challenge is a fun Pinterest Board all about placemats and tablescapes.  Here is the picture I chose:

I just love the breezy drapes, the starfish, and the name of the blog it comes from (between naps on the porch).  I totally recommend checking out the blog,, Susan does the most amazing things with tables and hosts a tablescape challenge every Thursday.  One day,,,,,

I sponged my scene and stamped the DRS Designs Splatter Background on the sand to make it more realistic.  I used some cheesecloth for my breezy drapery and used the starfish from the 4-in-1 seashells stamp as my tieback.  I had to cover a little blue smudge so I stamped the Small Line Happy Birthday and punched it out. 

I have been making a lot of beach cards lately - must be time to actually go the beach!



  1. Nancy, What a beautiful card! So creative with the little curtain rod and breezy draperies...just LOVE it! I wish I could climb right through it onto that beautiful beach I see just beyond the window! :)

  2. Wow! This is brilliant Nancy, you have created a wonderful beach scene and your little curtain and curtain rail are perfect - I absolutely love this card.

  3. I want to go there LOL! Fabulous scene and love the gauze curtain as it gives such an airy feel - can almost feel the breeze on my face :)

  4. I could sit and stare out that window all day long! Gorgeous card Nancy! I love the cheesecloth curtain. I can almost see it blowing in the breeze.

  5. What a fantastic inspiration piece and resulting card! I can feel the ocean breeze blowing through your little window as I sit at that beautifully set table and wait for someone to pour me a tall one and feed my face! SLAP! Oops!, thanks for waking me up - I almost drifted off for a minute :) Seriously, this is one awesome little card! You took the challenge well and really put me into a seaside mood at the same time :)

  6. Love the draped window looking out to the sea! Marvelous card!

  7. Awe, look at that drape flowing away and the scene. JUST SO PRETTY.

    You are an amazing crafter,

  8. Oh, Nancy, my goodness, you are rocking the scene cards out of the park with these last two! It really is spectacular art worthy of framing!! Enjoy your day!! Hugs, Darnell

  9. This is SUCH a cool design Nancy! Love the pretty colors through your window design!! Fabulous curtain details too!! You did a wonderful job with the inspiration!! Thanks for sharing your inspiration with us! :) HUGS

  10. love the view and the netted curtain!!

  11. Wow! Love this!! Who wouldn't want that view out their window!

  12. I LOVE your card!!! Thanks for the comment on my jar :)

  13. Very pretty! Great job on the inspiration piece!


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