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Sharyn Polesel here, and I'm very happy to be your hostess this week for the Mix It Up Monday Challenge.  My challenge for you is called Summer Fun.

My special "summer fun" this year is a trip to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.  We have rented an ocean front beach house and are taking our daughter, son-in-law and three grandsons with us for a week.  We are looking forward to some family fun in the sun!

I pulled out some older stamp sets and decided to make my card a shaker.  I used Life's A Beach, Follow Your Dreams (for the tall grass) and Gifts From The Sea (for the bottom sentiment.)  The embossing folder is from Darice and is called Beach Waves.  The banner is from Reverse Confetti and is called Double Banner Garland.  My daughter used to be a flight attendant for U. S. Air, and brought me some pink sand from Bermuda, so that is what I used here.  I, also, added some mini heart spangles in white and pink iridescent from Sweet Forever to the sand for some sparkle.

So put on your thinking caps and show us how you are inspired by summer fun!  (It doesn't have to be a shaker.)  

Be sure to upload your project to the Gallery by 8:00 PM CST Sunday, August 9th, with the tag STV15MON31.

To see the Challenge entries click HERE!

And now for the fine print:

Can't wait to see what you come up with!

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Eeeep! How sweeet! And right up the alley over here :) Sounds like a great vacation coming up for you all - have loads of fun! I will try so hard to play!!!!

This card is Awesome!  I love the pink sand, along with that sandcastle! What a Wonderful Challenge!  Thanks so much for Hosting this weeks challenge!!!  :)  

FUN card, love that it is a shaker full of sand card!  Happy Vacation!!!

Your card screams "fun, fun, fun!!!. Love everything about it!
Your shaker is fabulous Sharyn!! Hope your upcoming trip will be fabulous too!! Hope to play along!!
Oh my gosh, you lucky girl to have a cottage on the ocean!! What fun!! Your card is so stinkin' CUTE - love the pink sand. Who knew there was pink sand anywhere!!! Great challenge, can't wait to play!!

Enjoy your family time together!  Your card is really great.

this card is lovely. The idea is great too. Will try to join in.

I did see your card earlier and just fell in love with it.  I was just busy this morning, after a busy weekend.  This is a fun challenge and I will certainly give it a try.  So glad that you are looking forward to a fun family vacation.

Love your card with the pink sand! Looks like a fun challenge.

I made a simple summer scene for the challenge. HERE is my entry.I sure liked the card you made. That really speaks of summer fun.

Love your card.  Fun!  I'm headed to Folly Beach, SC in 3 weeks.  Hope it's sunny there, too!

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