My card today features Elisabeth Bell’s ‘Little Best Friends’, I’ve combined with some wonderful Maja papers along with some pretty flowers and lace to create this sweet card:

beach babies

My image is printed onto Copic Express Card and coloured with Copic Sketch Markers. The Copics used are as follows: skin: E11, E00, E000, R20 hair:  E57, E55, E53, E51 clothes: B04, B02, B01, B0000 buckets: E55, E21, E0000 sand: E55, E53, E51, E21 sky: B0000, B63, B60, BG10 water: BG0000, BG000, BG01, BG10 White Opaque Marker, 0 reinker

For a closer look:

beach babies closeup 2

And another:

beach babies closeup

I created the background effects using 0 reinker on a piece of fabric and added some opaque white accents to the wave crests. The sand is bases in E51 and done with a dotting action

One last look:

beach babies angle

Stamps: Elisabeth Bell’s Little Best Friends, LOTV Circular Sentiments 
Paper: Maja Vintage Spring Basics
Cardstock: SU Naturals White
Ink: SU Bashful Blue
Accessories: Nestabilities Scallop and Floral Ovals, Assorted Flowers, Seam Binding, Lace and Trim, Marianne Designs LR0270, Martha Stewart Leaf and Eyelet Border Punches

I will enter this card into the following Challenges:

Chocolate, Coffee and Cards Use a Die Cut
Crafty Catz It’s a Girl Thing
Digitally Sweet Anything Goes
Sister Act Anything Goes
Scrap Craft Ribbon and/or Twine
TTCRD Anything Goes
Through the Purple Haze Anything Goes
Penny’s Paper Crafty For The Girls
Crafty Hazelnuts Patterned Paper
As You Like It Fav Markers and Why ( Copics as they have beautiful vibrant colours and are easy to blend)