And here is the card I created:
I used the top row: use dimension, lighthouse, sponging. And I also used the vellum option. My top two layers are popped up off of the lighthouse layer with foam tape, so it gives a nice dimensional look. I sponged on the clouds using a Taylored Expressions stencil and sponged on the "light beam". I also sponged ink on the blue layer through a sunburst stencil. I thought I might look like light beams coming from the light in the lighthouse, but ummm . . . maybe not so much. Still, it adds a fun, subtle element. I stamped the sentiment on the vellum strip several times using my mini MISTI to get a nice, dark impression.
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Stamps: Repeat Impressions "Cape Hatteras Light", "Sandcastle" I used only the flying birds and "Belated Birthday"
Dies: MFT "Blueprints 13" stitched rectangle (the smaller one) and "Blueprints 12" stitched rectangle (the larger one); Spellbinders "Standard Ovals, large"
Taylored Expressions stencils: Clouds and Sunburst
Cardz 4 Guyz #203--All At Sea
Crafty Sentiments--dies and/or punches
Try Stampin' On Tuesday Tic Tac Toe #5--tic tac toe (I used the right column: dimension, summer, blue)
Simon Says Stamp Monday--use more than one stencil
heARTful Stampin--anything goes + a stamp
Cardz TV #64--anything goes
Cut It Up #156--birthday
Creative Fingers Challenge #152--anything goes
If You Give a Crafter a Cookie #102--anything goes
Cute Card Thursday #546--anything goes
Crafting By Designs--anything goes
Lil' Patch of Crafty Friends #89--anything goes
Craft Rocket Challenge #52--boys/men
Crop Stop #43--anything goes
Always Happy Birthday--anything goes: Happy Birthday
Dare 2B Artzy--your favorite color (I am a total blue girl!)