Surf's Up!

Hi, it's Gini here today, hopping over from my normal post on the Cheery Lynn Designs Inspiration Blog, to share with you a shaped card for this week's challenge. It's been such a fun week at Cheery Lynn Designs and Imaginisce! The CLD DT each recieved a very generous package from Imaginisce, from their Makin' Waves Collection.

This week our challenge at Cheery Lynn Designs is

Shaped Cards 
Here are the rules:

  • You MUST follow the theme and use at least one Cheery Lynn Designs die, of course, we would love to see more than one.
  • You MUST add a link to your blog post in the InLinkz at the end of that post; no back posting, only new projects are allowed
  • You MUST link to our Cheery Lynn Designs Challenge blog in your post
  • You may only enter the challenge ONCE per week.
The winner will be chosen based on merit by Cheery Lynn Designs. They will receive a $20 coupon for shopping at the Cheery Lynn website. The challenge will end on Sunday night at 22:00 Eastern time.

In addition, our design team members will be voting on 3 favorites who will receive a Weekly Spotlights badge to display on their blog. Be sure to come back on Wednesday to see who earned the badge.

I knew as soon as I saw the papers, I wanted to make a shaped surfboard, and while this one is a card, it would also make a really fun embellishment for a scrapbook page.

I used two different patterned papers for my surfboard background. To embellish it, I cut apart the Victorian Romance Flourish and it really looked perfect! Down the middle of the board, I put half a border of the Daisy Lace Bracelet. A flower made with Judy's Blooms completed my cuts.

My sentiment was from the Sun Kissed Die Cuts. I used chipboard flowers and the "vacation fun" circle from the Hot Summer Days Chipboard Stickers to add to my embellishment cluster.

Be sure to leave a comment on Sunday's post for a chance to win a $20 CLD gift certificate. For another way to win a CLD gift certificate, be sure to play along with our weekly challenge.


  1. WOW! very creative! And those Cheery Lynn dies look perfect on it!

  2. Just gorgeous Gini, love the surfboard idea...

  3. Your so talented and your project

  4. Really clever--love it! :^)

  5. Super cool shaped card Gini!
    Love the fancy colors too!
    Love, Kianel.

  6. Gini so creative!! Love the surf board shape and blend of papers and embellishments. Very pretty!!

  7. Genius Gini! :)

    Love the shape, funky colours and everything!




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