Virtual Beach Vacation: Carolyn Dube

I really wanted to participate in Carolyn’s Virtual Beach Vacation but had been avoiding doing anything about it.  Today I did two things I almost never do.  I journaled a page to a specific theme – my virtual beach vacation and I actually made myself something realistic. So kudos to Carolyn for my inspiration to join her fabulous beach party.  Hop over to her blog and join too!I took a walk down memory lane and remembered all the times I spent at the beach with my son when he was little.  We used to live in a seaside town and we went to the beach nearly every day for a couple of years.  These are just some of the things that popped into my head.

Flops of flip…

castles of sand…

shiny objects from the sea…=======equals=

Fun Fun Fun, thanks Carolyn – this was fun.

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11 Responses to “Virtual Beach Vacation: Carolyn Dube”

  1. Rebecca June 5, 2012 at 11:28 pm #

    I love the beach! Great flip flops and interpretation !

  2. Bleubeard and Elizabeth June 6, 2012 at 12:00 am #

    Such a great page in your journal. I’ve heard flip-flops make great stamps, too. The colors are SO beachy. Reminds me of the 80s.

  3. Angela June 6, 2012 at 1:56 am #

    Love the beach and the colors you’ve used are perfect! I so wish I wasn’t land-locked!!!

  4. Terrie: Creative Extplorer June 6, 2012 at 2:08 am #

    What a happy couple of pages – it is a different process to create a journal page to fit a specific theme or challenge, isn’t it? Yours worked well – I’m totally ready to go to the beach!

  5. Nina Lise@Mrs Moen June 6, 2012 at 6:53 am #

    Your virtual beach vacation looks like fun! I have never seen sea glass, but it looks beautiful on pictures. Do you still enjoy the index card challenge?

  6. lyle baxter June 6, 2012 at 10:41 am #

    great colors! Its almost time to get to the beach before the tourists land. come on down and we’ll go!

  7. Marilyn J. Rock June 6, 2012 at 11:37 am #

    Oh yeah – what a super idea. I am enjoying your vacation 🙂 Great inspiration. I would have to do an Italy virtual vacation. xxoo

  8. Erika June 6, 2012 at 12:48 pm #

    Love this. It reminds me of when my daughter was little and we did all those things at the ebach too.

  9. Snap June 6, 2012 at 2:12 pm #

    Your pages look like fun! Perfect color for the beach. I’ll go grab my flip-flops!

  10. denni June 6, 2012 at 2:55 pm #

    Yes, this was very fun and my flip flop wearing days has begun.

  11. Carolyn Dube June 8, 2012 at 4:47 pm #

    I love this! So glad you joined the virtual vacation! How amazing that you had all those beach trips with your son! If I lived near an ocean I don’t know if I would ever get a thing done – I’d just walk along the beach and look for shiny objects. I love your colors and the textures you created to support your works and art. It has inspired me to play around with some more texture making tools- thanks for the spark!

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