July Color Challenge: Summer Blues

Here we are, the beginning of summer and it is truly unlike any summer we’ve experienced before. I am sure you are all feeling it too. Not being able to travel to our cabin is devastating (it is literally 10 minutes from our house, but across the closed border!) On the other hand, the current situation has offered us opportunities to spend time closer to home. 

For this month’s Color Challenge, I am going with shades of blue to honor all the fun things we are going to do this summer: lazing in our friend’s turquoise pool, swimming in the deep blue ocean, laying on our backs under the wide open sky, eating endless local blueberries!

        

Photo credits:
Blueberries: Photo by Jeremy Ricketts on Unsplash
Pool: Photo by Marie Dehayes on Unsplash
Blue sky: Photo by Sam Schooler on Unsplash
Spanish Banks: Photo by Dustan Woodhouse on Unsplash
Seaglass: Pinterest

Addie designed this spectacularly fun page with her son and her cousin! I love how she did the title in fading shades of blue.

Supplies used: Fine Line Sentiments 2 {coming soon},Photo Grids 12×12 Layered Templates 10,Classic Scraps Mini 01 Cardstocks Paper Pack (this has so many amazing blues and textures!!), Messy Stitched Circles: White 01 (recolored)

Rachael and I must have been mind melding because we both did photos of kids in water and lots and LOTS of banners and strips! I love the composition of her page and the bright pink pop of colour with the water wings!

Products used: Monthly Memories Paper Pack 05, Traveler Blendable Layers 16,Vintage Botanical Printable Paper Pack 02, Curated Studio Mix Scrapbooking Kit 26, Curated Studio Mix Scrapbooking Kit 32, Stamped Blocks 39 Brushes and Stamps, Layer Works 1315

Jheri also chose a water photo! Love the colourful floaties!

Products: Monthly memories vol 3 paper pack #6, Hand scripted beach stamp pack 02, Cottage Charm, Lightly linens paper pack 29, Colour Essentials Mango paper pack, Lightly linens paper pack 25

For me, I love that the kids enjoy the simplicity of going to the beach during low tide to skim board.

Supplies all available in the DD store:
Jelly Alpha Mix 02, Bloom in Paris Brushes and Stamps,Cute Mini Mix 05,Clean Stitched Banners: White 01,Loosely Labeled Hashtags 02,Surf Lagoon Scrapbooking Kit,Label Sentiment Essentials Brushes and Stamps 04,Label Essentials Sky,Label Essentials True Blue,Vintage Blendable Palettes 13,  Typewriter Clusters Brushes and Stamps 08, Lightly Linens Paper Pack 10,Hand Scripted Brushes and Stamps 18,Farmhouse Garden Element Pack,Touring Tags and Labels

So go crazy with any shade of blue that makes you think of summer!

I hope that you will join us and create a page for the June Color Challenge. Create a page with all DD products and earn some awesome DD discounts by posting your page in the Color Challenge Gallery and the July 2020 Challenge Participation Thread.

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