These cards were inspired by by some Hero Arts reactive ink dyed scraps of watercolor paper. I saw them in my enormous scrap pile just as I was looking at one of my favorite Die-Namiics stamp and die set (from My Favorite Things). It was super simple to stamp, color and die cut the image. For more interest I decided to add some "sand" by applying some sand colored ink to the card and applying Hero Arts sand embossing powder. After using a heat gun on the sand, I used my Mysti to align the words and then stamped. (The Mysti is insurance against misprints as you can re-stamp accurately to get a better image.)
A second Reactive Ink colored scrap paper was used to make a vertical version of the card. By accident I colored the girl's swimsuit green instead of orange so I added some glitter to add some contrasting sparkle. Acrylic dots were attached for some salt water 'splash'. These cards were whipped up super fast, used some 'too good to waste' scraps and added to my all-occasion card stash. YAY for me!!!!