Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Pineapples and Flamingos

Hello All,
I am just following on from last weeks post from Daring Cardmakers as I was so inspired by the elemental inspiration image that I created a couple more projects using the Tropics Wild and Free Set from Spellbinders and Debi Adams.
I used the same technique using twinkling h2o's to create the background.  Just by adding the colour to my craft sheet and spritzing with water and pressing down with a sheet of plain white cardstock.

I then used the Tropics Wild and Free die set from Debi Adams and Spellbinders to create the pineapples.  I had a little fun and made them in glitter card to match the background.

I love how the backgrounds are never the same even though I used the same technique.  The flamingo you see above also comes in the set along with some tropical leaves.



I had so much with this set I then went on to create a matching banner.
To create the banner base I used Celebrations Pierced Circles from Spellbinders.  I inked up the centre of the white cardstock using yellow and blue to give it a beach feel.

I then added some summer themed words using an old alphabet stamp set I had stashed away.

 I alternated the images with flamingos and pineapples in lovely bright colours and added a few sequins to finish.
The banner would make a great addition to a tropical themed party.  Or just to hang up in a summer house or porch to celebrate the season.

Click on the links for the full details of the dies I have used on todays projects.
Thanks for stopping by and have a lovely day.


  1. Love the different coloured pineapples! Very summery in this not very summery weather :)

  2. Love your card Dawn and the banner is just fab. A great idea x

  3. Such a fabulous tropical feel to your projects!

  4. What a beautiful card! I love the technique you used!

  5. Hi Dawn I love the card you have made and the banner is just perfect. Take care. Hugs Jackie

  6. Great projects Dawn - that banner is awesome! Shabneez x