Handmade Beach Cards For Summer Fun

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Let’s check out some handmade beach cards in our last May Flashback Friday!

We can’t believe it’s already almost the end of the month! And we don’t know about you, but with all the fun summer cards we’ve seen all month, we are SO ready for it to kick off. To get us in the mood for the sun and sand and surf, we thought we’d share some handmade beach cards that deserve a second look.

First up is this bright beach themed birthday card. This card is fast and fun to make and thanks to its universally appealing design, can be used for so many different occasions.

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A Beach Themed Birthday Card

Make this beach themed birthday card in no time using easy to use dies! Today we are sharing a bold and bright beach themed birthday card from Julie that gets all its visual pop from some of our dies, including the new sea gulls which people have been asking for for a long time. We just love all the bright colors and can see this card being used for lots of different card-sending reasons just by changing out the greeting.

For a more muted, humid hazy day look, we have this beautiful CAS beach scene on a slimline card to get the whole vista. CAS can mean “copy and share” and also “clean and simple” – in our opinion, this card gets to claim both of these descriptions. It is totally share worthy and so serene!

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A CAS Beach Scene Slimline

Have you checked out all of the unique slimline dies in the Rubbernecker store yet? I thought this fun Slimline Postage Die would be perfect for creating a postcard-inspired card for a friend that I’ve been missing lately. Embellished with just a couple of die-cuts on a pretty ink-blended background, I love how the extra empty space afforded by the slimline format really allows me to convey a sense of absence. INK-BLENDED BACKGROUND Start by cutting a piece of white

And then there’s this spectacular tropical beach scene with its two gorgeously dimensional floral accents. This is one of those cards that gets set on a shelf to be displayed forever!

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Tropical Beach Card with Color Fuse Inks

I had so much fun making this colorful tropical beach card.  I created the beach scene background and colored all the tropical foliage and flowers using Color Fuse Inks by Rubbernecker.  The inks are so easy to work with and blend beautifully using blender brushes and applicators.  I love the large exaggerated foliage and flowers in the foreground with the ocean in the background.   For this card I used the Rubbernecker Leaf Set, Sea Grass, Mixed Flower Stack, Birds,

We have lots of other beach cards to inspire you and from which you can snag all kinds of designs, tips, tricks, techniques and other great ideas. Be sure to check them out and then plan out which handmade beach cards you want to make when the weather gets too hot to do anything but craft!

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