Monday, 26 May 2014

Nautical Blueprint for Country View Crafts

This is my latest project for Country View Crafts using my new Nautical Blueprints stamps. I made this card before I went away on holiday and gave it to the friends we stayed with as a thank you card, we certainly did have some good times together.
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I would love it if you could pop over to Country View Crafts Updates blog to see how I made it. These stamps are fabulous.
As this is a sea themed card I thought I would share some of the wonderful coastal photos we took while we were in Hawaii. The islands are all volcanic but they have a variety of white and black sand beaches and much of the coastline is rugged and steep. The colours are vivid and piercing especially when the sun is shining through the water.






A huge thank you to everyone who continued to comment on my scheduled posts while I was away. I am very aware that I have some catching up to do and will be out visiting blogs this week.
Thanks for dropping by and taking a peek at my card and my photos.
Maybe I will also see you at Country View Crafts Update blog as well.
hugs Brenda

33 comments:

Valerie-Jael said...

Beautiful card, and love those photos, how lovely to be able to go on holiday there. Hugs, Valerie

Jane said...

What a beautiful thank you card Brenda, your friends must have been delighted with it. The backing card with the embossed pattern is like a little part of the ocean on there. Your coastal photos are glorious...such beautiful colours. I hope you are getting over the jet lag and that the rain has not dampened your spirits today hugs xx

debby4000 said...

Fabulous, beautiful card. Love your pics over on FB looks like you had an amazing holiday.
luv
Debby

Paula Whittaker said...

Beautiful looking card

Nikki Acton said...

Welcome back to rainy England! Those photos look amazing.... Gorgeous card, great layout, love the upside down, part tag.... Hopping over now for more detail. Nikki xxx

Joanna said...

Beautiful card Brenda. I visited crafty vew to look at all details.
Have a lovely time. The photos are wonderful. Joanna

Redanne said...

Your card is stunning Brenda and it uses my current favourite set of stamps. The blue in the background is gorgeous and I love the 'bubbles' you created - off to have a closer look! It is lovely to have you back too. Hugs, Anne xx

Joan Heath said...

Beautiful card, I'm sure your friends were very pleased with it. he photos are great, what a lovely area to live in xx

Redanne said...

Forgot to say - your photos are fabulous, what a gorgeous place! A x

Astrid Maclean said...

A stunning card and amazing photos!!

Artfully challenged said...

Gorgeous card and stunning pictures,the colours match!

Donna.x

Pops Origami said...

Love the colors, and design very much. Congradulate you on fine work. It is wonderful

Karen Conner said...

Love how you've embellished the front of the card! The sea shell is awesome! Love the pics from Hawaii too!

Juls said...

stunning, creation and fab colour tones, ta for sharing your gorgeous piccys too! Hugs Juls

Chris Warner said...

BLC - a gorgeous card Bren with a great SxS, love it. Glad to have you back home though with photo's like that I'm wondering how you left - breathtaking! Chris xxx

Margreet said...

Gorgeous card Brenda...will have a look at Country View Crafts to see the making of!
Your photos are magnificent...breathtaking rocks...love them!
xxx Margreet

Buttons said...

Looks fab - off to see. Jenny x

Rita said...

Beautiful card Brenda. What fantastic pictures. Hugs Rita xxx

Nicole Wright said...

Fantastic project! I adore this set and can't wait to open mine. Love your Hawaii shots. Isn't it beautiful there!

Nicole Wright said...

Fantastic project! I adore this set and can't wait to open mine. Love your Hawaii shots. Isn't it beautiful there!

jasann said...

Your card is lovely, and thanks for showing us the beautiful photos!

Silvia(Barnie) said...

Have just taken a look, such a great card.
Thanks for sharing the wonderful photos. Fabulous holiday feeling.

Terry said...

Will be off for all the details, but looks amazing, Brenda! What lovely memories you have and so nice that you shared. Hugs!

Coco said...

Wonderful photos and a really gorgeous card!!! Thanks for sharing all this Brenda, looks like you have had a great journey, lucky you... :D Hugs from Rennes, Coco xx

Sue said...

Hello Brenda,
The photos warmed me up, even though the sun radiates from a clear blue sky here in Auckland it is a false impression; it is freezing.
Love the card with all its texture and layers.
Smile:)
Sue

Karin said...

Great card and beautiful photos!
groetjes karin

lynnesbowsandbelles said...

Wonderful photographs Brenda!
Your card is stunning and the perfect card to give to your friends.
Wishes
Lynne

butterfly said...

Stunning photos, thank you for sharing those... and so lovely how your card seems to pick up the colours and freshness of those ocean landscapes. Beautiful layers, and I love the composition. Lovely to have you back!
Alison xx

S@ndy Diller said...

Love the colors you have used here and the embossed paper in the background is so appropriate.
Lovely Card!!!

Annie said...

Your card is stunning Brenda. Love the colours and layout. These stamps are on my wish list

Hawaii looks so beautiful and it's clear you had a wonderful time

Hugs Annie x

Samantha Read said...

Your creation is beautiful as always Brenda and your holiday looks absolutely gorgeous too :)
Big hugs xx

Jools Robertson said...

Amazing, the colours are beautiful and the the sea urchin looks so realistic
The holiday pictures are beautiful, so inspiring

Jools x

Marjie Kemper said...

I'm so glad you had that fabulous trip. We went a few years ago and I would love to go back. The keepsake card will surely be treasured - the different textures and fine placement are lovely.