How to: enjoy little things

Are you melting? I am. The weather is awesome, but could be even more awesome at the seaside rather than in an idustrial town. Fortunately the nights are much colder than days.
Well, today's challenge at
is about 
SUMMERTIME
Yep, that's the theme. Take out all your summer stash and create a hot project.
Our sponsor for this challenge is
who's offerring 3 digital products of the winner's choice.

I created a card using the sponsor's funny image.
When I saw this 'Garden Hose Ants' stamp I knew this is the one perfect for my card. They are hilarious! The stamp is colored with Promarkers and distressed with two distress inks.
I used the My Mind's Eye 'Remarkable' collection, it's so colorful! All the paper edges are distressed with a distress ink. And the sentiment under the stamp says 'Enjoy little things'.
Now the 'Aquapark RODOS' sign need some explanation. As you probably all know, Rodos is a beautiful Greek island.
I live in Poland in an industrial area, where people live mostly in such blocks of flats (and so I do). This is not my block, but it looks like this.
So, there's no garden, no place to sit and enjoy you coffee or tea outside. That's why you can buy something called 'Family Garden', placed in the suburbs of the city. It looks like this - a row of such small gardens.
So, the 'RODOS' could be an abbreviation in Polish for 'Family Gardens Surrounded by Mesh', which is an answer when someone asks you 'Where are you going to spend your holidays?', you can say 'At Rodos'. Especially when you are not going anywhere, 'cause you can't afford it, or you just like it that way.
And that's why I placed the 'Aquapark RODOS' sign on the card, and the explication you can find inside the card. Phew, that's a long story! LOL
Thank you for visiting my blog and your patience!
I am entering the following challenges with this card:
Crafting By Desingns - use a sentiment 
Creative Inspirations - distressing (with a distress ink)
Whimsy Stamps - summertime
Cute Card Thursday - fun in the sun
Crafts 4 Eternity - lots of laugh
Crafty Girls - anything goes
Creative Fingers - anything goes
Art By Miran - anything goes
Wags 'n' Whiskers - anything goes

12 komentarze:

CG 21 lipca 2014 03:30  

What a fun card, and thank you so much for the explanation plus photos! Best, CG

Dewi Lestari 21 lipca 2014 03:41  

Fantastic! Thanks for joining at Creative Fingers: Anything Goes with Crafty Sentiments Designs
Hugs
Dewi

Sternenglanz 21 lipca 2014 09:20  

oh wow! Class!

the subject is so cool!

And your card the hammer :)

Thank you for your contribution to the SSC

greetings
Sternenglanz

suzanne2 21 lipca 2014 15:09  

wow I love your card, the image is adorable. thank you for joining us at creative inspirations this week.
Suzanne

Shary 22 lipca 2014 11:56  

Lol great image on your card. Thanks for joining us at CCT.x

Teresa 23 lipca 2014 20:44  

Lovely card. Thanks so much for sharing with us at Crafty Girls Challenge - good luck xx

Helen 24 lipca 2014 02:14  

Great card - thanks for joining us at the Crafty Girls Challenge.

Helen x

Desire Fourie 24 lipca 2014 14:38  

Such a wonderful creation with great attention to detail. Love the colours and embellishments. All the elements work so well together. It is perfect for our tenth ‘ANYTHING GOES’ challenge. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck.
Hugs
Desíre
{Art by Miran Showcase DT Member}
{Doing Life – my personal blog}

Pat (mspfd) 24 lipca 2014 16:46  

Wow! What fabulous coloring and a gorgeous design! You did a beautiful job showcasing these cute ants.

michele 24 lipca 2014 18:20  

Fabulous card! Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity this week hugs x

Claudia 24 lipca 2014 23:18  

Tolle Karte. Vielen Dank für die Teilnahme an der SsC.
LG, Claudia

Barb 30 lipca 2014 18:49  

Really fun card with such sweet images, well done. Thanks for joining us at the Wags'n Whiskers challenge. Barb DT

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