How to Create a Fun Beach Themed Card

Create this dimensional beach-themed card for the anchor in your life.

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How to Create a Fun Beach Themed Card
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Cut blue cardstock to 5 x 10 inches. Score at 5 inches to make a top-fold, 5x5-inch card.  Cut the By the Sea Signature paper (reverse) to 4 7/8 x 4 7/8 inches.

Cut blue cardstock to 5 x 10 inches. Score at 5 inches to make a top-fold, 5x5-inch card. Cut the By the Sea Signature paper (reverse) to 4 7/8 x 4 7/8 inches.

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Wrap the paper with twine. Secure the twine on the back of the paper with tape. Attach the paper to the card.

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Cut blue cardstock to 3 x 4 5/8 inches. Cut Beachcomber paper to 2 7/8 x 4 1/2 inches. Attach the Beachcomber paper to the blue cardstock and attach the panel to the left side of the card front.

Cut blue cardstock to 3 x 4 5/8 inches. Cut Beachcomber paper to 2 7/8 x 4 1/2 inches. Attach the Beachcomber paper to the blue cardstock and attach the panel to the left side of the card front.

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Cut banner, approximately 2 3/8 x 4 1/2 inches from blue cardstock. Trim Pier 45 paper to slightly smaller than the cardstock banner. Adhere the banner together and attach to panel with foam squares.

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Cut 2 1/2 inch circle from blue cardstock. Cut a slightly smaller circle from Set Sail paper. Adhere the circles together and attach to the right side of the banner with adhesive foam squares.

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Tie the twine into a bow, overlapping the right edge of the circle.

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Trim the "You are My Anchor" image from Sand and Surf paper. Rub the edges with blue ink. Attach the image to a scrap of chipboard, and then attach to the left side of the card as shown.

Trim the "You are My Anchor" image from Sand and Surf paper. Rub the edges with blue ink. Attach the image to a scrap of chipboard, and then attach to the left side of the card as shown.

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Tie the small chipboard tag from By the Sea Chipboard Tags to the card with twine. Also add a Shabby Chic Ornate Metal Key and an anchor die cut shape.

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Glue a blue sequin to the top of the twine. Add a tiny, self-adhesive pearl to the top of the sequin.

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Glue three sequins to the Set Sail circle. Add a self-adhesive pearl to the top of each sequin. Glue a Key Hole to right edge of the main image. Add self-adhesive pearls to the keyhole as shown.

Glue three sequins to the Set Sail circle. Add a self-adhesive pearl to the top of each sequin. Glue a Key Hole to right edge of the main image. Add self-adhesive pearls to the keyhole as shown.

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Trim starfish and shell images from the Beachcomber paper. Attach fussy cut images to the card as shown. Trim a postage stamp image from Splash paper and attach as shown.

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Fill a tiny bottle with sand. Cork the bottle of sand and glue it to the card as shown.

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Trim two pieces of cream cardstock to 4 7/8 x 4 7/8 inches. Use black ink to stamp the lighthouse from the By the Sea Cling Stamp 1 set onto one cream panel.

Trim two pieces of cream cardstock to 4 7/8 x 4 7/8 inches. Use black ink to stamp the lighthouse from the By the Sea Cling Stamp 1 set onto one cream panel.

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Use black ink to stamp a sentiment and blue ink to stamp the anchor from the By the Sea Cling Stamp 3 set onto the other cream panel. Attach the cream cardstock panels to the inside of the card.

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Trim By the Sea Signature paper to 1 x 4 7/8 inches. Stamp the postage image from the By the Sea Cling Stamp 3 set onto the left side of the paper strip with black ink. Attach paper strip to card.

Trim By the Sea Signature paper to 1 x 4 7/8 inches. Stamp the postage image from the By the Sea Cling Stamp 3 set onto the left side of the paper strip with black ink. Attach paper strip to card.

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Trim By the Sea Signature paper to 1 x 4 7/8 inches. Stamp the "Pier 45" image from the By the Sea Cling Stamp 2 set onto the right side of the paper strip with black ink. Attach paper strip to card.

Trim By the Sea Signature paper to 1 x 4 7/8 inches. Stamp the "Pier 45" image from the By the Sea Cling Stamp 2 set onto the right side of the paper strip with black ink. Attach paper strip to card.

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Use a padded mailer or a small box to mail your project.

Use a padded mailer or a small box to mail your project.

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