Friday, 30 September 2016

Sandy Toes and Salty Kisses

Hello there, and welcome to my new followers.......WelshPixels and Christine Bedford, thank you both for joining me.

I've entered a couple of my cards in this month's challenge over at Crafty Individuals. I didn't really feel that my first card met the criteria of CAS but I was happy enough with my second card which featured the Sweet Robin Redbreast.  I didn't have any intentions of entering a third card until yesterday when I received a photograph from my Son. The photograph is a picture of our little Grandson enjoying his first time at the seaside.  As soon as I saw the photo, it reminded me so much of the stamp that I won a few weeks ago from Crafty Individuals called Sandy Toes and Salty Kisses.  

Here's the card that I've made, inspired by our Grandson's first time at the seaside :)

Here's the photo of our little Cherub seeing the sea for the first time :)

Wishing you all a happy weekend, Sandra x


  1. Hi Sandma
    Your grandson is gorgeous... What a beautiful picture...
    Your card is fantastic as usual..
    Hugs Sylvie x

  2. What a lovely photo of your dear little grandson and so lovely that they took a photo to capture the moment. It looks as if it should be in a magazine.

    Your card is beautiful Sandra and really portrays the photo so well. Barbxx

  3. What a wonderful card reflecting the photo of your grandson Sandra, the sea coming into the sand is beautifully done. And would you believe I actually ordered that stamp earlier this week.

    B x

  4. Gorgeous card your sea is so very realistic! Cute little boy, I bet he had a wonderful time seeing the sea for the first time. Good luck with the Crafty Individuals challenge.

  5. Hi Sandra, So adorable! The sea coming in onto the beach is fabulous. Love how you have used the photo of your little grandson as inspiration. Thank you for joining in the Crafty Individuals Challenge.
    Flo x

  6. Beautiful card, perfect representation of the gorgeous photo of your grandson. xx

  7. Lovely photo and great inspiration! Your card is very beautiful Sandra.
    Thank you for joining in CI challenge. Hugs, Sylvie

  8. A lovely card Sandra and I love the inspirational photo of your grandson, such a cutie.
    Avril xx

  9. ahhhh this is so sweet and so very beautiful Sandra
    Gr Karin

  10. Oh Sandra your card is so beautiful and such an adorable inspiration photo X Thank you so much for stopping by my blog and leaving congratulations. I am still away on holiday and will be back tomorrow and looking forward to catching up with your posts. I've missed your fabulous and inspirational cards x

  11. Awesome! the photo with the card. Really fun!

  12. Hi Sandra,
    what a very superb card and wonderfully created, inked and stamped.
    That waters edge is superb and the sand looks so inviting.
    I wonder what little one thought about the sea.
    He looks very interested I must admit.
    I bet he was facinated with it.
    Have a very lovely weekend.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

  13. Hi Sandra, nothing like the real thing for inspiration, lovely photo of your wee darling. Wonderful card, such a sweet image and as always your colouring is awesome, Kate x

  14. Oh, Sandra, was für eine wundervolle Wiedergabe des Fotos mit deinem kleinen Enkel.
    Das ist ja 100% getroffen.
    Eine schöne Karte, ganz einmalig. Ich könnte mich von dieser bezaubernden Karte nicht trennen.
    Ein schönes Andenken.

    Herzlichst Sophie

  15. Oh, what an adorable card and photo of your Grandson too Sandra!
    And the sea coming in onto the beach is so wonderfully done, wow, thanks for the inspiration too!
    Thank you for joining in the Crafty Individuals Challenge again.
    Coco x

  16. Wonderful photo of your little Grandson Sandra, makes you wonder what goes through their minds, seeing the sea and sand for the first time.
    Gorgeous card you have designed around the photo,your sea looks amazing!
    Pam x

  17. Fabulous card and the scene looks delightful. Thanks for joining in again with the CI Challenge this month. Jean x

  18. Oh wow!! Absolutely stunning!! I love it when you just get random inspiration for cards!
    Lucy x

  19. Wow Sandra, the cute photo you've taken good. A very beautiful card.
    Have a good new week.
    Hugs Carola

  20. That is so amazing and the little Cherub is so cute :-)

  21. So good to see that your inspiration came from such a beautiful moment! Sweet pic and sweet and stunning card! Hope all is oke and you have a good (autumn-weather) week!

  22. Oh gosh hun how stunning the detail is so fantastic brilliant sweetie. And oh hun your wee cherub is so so cute adorable hun what an amazing moment. Reminds me of when I took my little Lucie to the beach amazing moment love cheryl xxx

  23. Wow how super cute he looks Sandra I can imagine the surprised look on his face.

    Your card catches the atmosphere completely.

    Warm crafty hugs from Shirl x x x

  24. Fab that the stamp looks just like the photo, your sea on the card is so realistic too. Another wonderful make by you. L x

  25. Hello my friend!! I'm back from vacation catching up on all of your beautiful projects I've missed while I've been gone!! Oh my gosh, this is so beautiful!! What a perfect representation of the beautiful photo of your grandson!! It's so gorgeous!! I love, love this!! It makes me smile!! Have a great day!! Big hugs :)

    A Mermaid's Crafts


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