Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Sparkle N Sprinkle At The Beach Blog Hop


Hello there - Welcome to the Sparkle N Sprinkle Anything but a Card Blog Hop. If you arrived from Marie Berquist you are on the right path. If not you may want to hop back to the beginning by clicking here.




There are prizes to be had - all you need to do is leave comments for the designers by May 10th and you will be eligble to win!

For this layout I have to thank Beth Frappier for the photo. She is soo good to me. 

I used the Sparkle N Sprinkle Embossable Acetate to create an overlay from the Silouttes Stamps. The Pear and Moss Tuscany Embossing Powders are perfect together to create this beachy grass foreground. The Willow Branch Stamp, upside down, reminded me of sea plants and made a nice accent for my peek-a-boo corner.

I stuck with turquoise and pale green mists that remind me of the Gulf of Mexico.

Since the photo had such natural texture from the dock I chose linen, gauze, a cord flower, hemp twine and cork alphas for embellishments. 




Some close ups




There is a full write up in the Gallery on the steps and products to create this layout, here.


Just a reminder to leave a comment to be eligible for the fabulous prizes that are to be awarded.  There are prizes "hidden" in some of the blogs, so the comment you leave just may be one of the winners.

Next on the hop is Barbara Bruder, a very talented lady who I am sure will have something to inspire you.

The hop order in case you need it is:


Donna Ellis    

Marie Berquist    

Cindy Keogh (This is me.)   

Barbara Bruder   

Keri Brown       

Cammy Vietzke    

Karin Martin    

Brigita Skopas   

Jackie Smith    

Dawn Bennett     

Karalee Ingram    

Anne Temple     

April Williams   

Shona Erlenborn     

Brenda Smalle     

I hope you enjoy the hop and feel inspired - even if it's just to go to the Beach. LOL

57 comments:

  1. Wonderful layout, Miss Cindy, and fabulous soft beachy colors and textures - very pretty! hugs, de

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  2. Cindy, you have a perfect L/O. The flowers you used are a perfect look in the L/O.

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  3. Love the soft pale colors... so full of texture - it's great! Can't believe you fussy cut those silhouette flowers!!!!!!!!! Just beautiful.

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  4. Love the soft colors and the way you used the Silhouette stamp is amazing.

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  5. So soft and pretty! I love it!

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  6. Gorgeous layout!! Love the soft colors you used and how you layered the Silhouette with the acetate. The linen, gauze, and hemp twine work so great with this theme and picture.

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  7. Love your layout! Love the way you used those soft colors and all the details on your layout! Beautifully done!

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  8. Such a pretty layout - I love the colors you used!

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  9. Cndy,
    LOVED the colors and the relaxing pictures. You layout is so lovely! :)

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  10. Your are surely a scrapbook Goddess, and I bow before you. LOL. But truely, this is beautiful. I love the colors you chose, and the embellishments are just perfect for this page.

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  11. Cindy, Although I am not a scrapper, I love this layout. Because I live near the "shore" I know the feeling of mist, the smell of the ocean, and the sounds they are all present in your layout. So beautiful.

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  12. Such a gorgeous page! Love the photo paired with the word peace and the flowers look fantastic...

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  13. I love the photo first of all, and you really did pick out gorgeous colors and textures to embellish it with. Simply stunning!

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  14. Gorgeous layout Cindy. Love the colors and the Silhouette stamped on acetate.

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  15. Wow love the page. Looks like you can walk down the dock and enjoy the day. You did lots of work cutting out the silhouette love that stamp set. Thanks for another idea.

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  16. Love your layout, it makes me miss the beaches. Very few here in Nevada.

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  17. Luv your card Cindy really nice layout I like the picture idea added to the card. Great job Thanks for sharing.

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  18. A lot of work on that layout! Great job!

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  19. What an original beach card with a deck, burlap and all the blended shades of blue.

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  20. Beautiful page layout. Love the colors, texture, and many media uses.

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  21. simply love the colors and the way it is laid out. Serene, just like watching the waters

    Joan

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  22. Like the combination of photography and stamping. Serene.
    Pat

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  23. Awesome layout. love the choice of papers it looks like water and sky. love the punch. cool looking grass love the attention to details thanks for sharing.

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  24. Great use of photo and stamping, it gives you the feel of being on the beach.
    The gauze and burlap use is very good. Thanks for sharing.

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  25. This is a very calm layout.

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  26. What a beautiful layout and a gorgeous photo. I love all the texture from the embellishments, and the colors that you used.

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  27. Beautiful layout with yummy colors!

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  28. Great idea. I love this.
    Candy Meyers

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  29. I love your layout. Beautiful!!

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  30. I like the use of the photo, also the background textures. Thank you for sharing.

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  31. Your color scheme is awesome. Wonderful layout!

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  32. I forgot to mention that I loved the silhouette stamp in the foreground.

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  33. I'm loving the soft colors and varied textures on this layout. Wonderful. Is that a BM image in green on the bottom right? It really pops!

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  34. Oh my gosh, this is gorgeous! So many wonderful details. I especially like how you repurposed the Willow Branch stamp. Very clever.

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  35. Beautiful layout! I love the colors, the textures and the techniques that you incorporated. Great art!

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  36. This is one gorgeous scrapbook page. You hit the nail on the head with the textures and the colors. Very impressive.

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  37. I like the different elements you used to portray a beach scene. Your pic could be along most any beach. I'd love to see a beach themed card by you.
    Linda Gibb

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  38. I like the different elements you used to portray the beach..
    I'd love to SMS a beach themed card by you
    Linda Gibb

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  39. Your background for the photograph is perfect. I like the soft feel against the dark photo.

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  40. Really nice card love the picture of the dock

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  41. Really nice card love the picture of the dock

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  42. Really nice card love the picture of the dock

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  43. Really nice card love the picture of the dock

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  44. Really nice card love the picture of the dock

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  45. This card invites me to walk on the dock, pause, close my eyes, take a deep breath to smell the salt air and listen to the sounds of surf and seagulls. Can't wait to hit the beach to feel the soft cool sand between my toes. Peace is right! Love the photo and the textures you used to accent it.

    Nina

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  46. Love, love, love texture so of course I love your work. Showing the close ups of the pieces makes me want to reach in and touch them! Thank you for sharing your artistry.

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  47. Love this page and all the textures and the colors are perfect. Thank you for sharing.

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  48. Beautiful layout. Love all the textures and the colors you used.

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  49. Love your layout. Beautiful details.

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  50. Great page!! The mists and border punch make it so much fancier without being too fancy. The colors and lauout work perfect for your picture

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  51. WOW! Beautiful page!! Definitely reminiscent of the beach & peace!!!

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