The Simon Stays Stamp Monday Challenge theme is : nautical/by the sea.
For my card I used three Simon Says Stamp sets (happy days for the kites,my sun shine for the sentiment, baby party animals for the animals).
I used My favorite things hybrid black ink to stamp everything on 300grams watercolor paper from Schut and I used Distress inks to watercolor the card.
I kept the "sea" as plain as possible, but with some shades so it's not all flat, but still just the background.
And I wanted the critters to by playing with their kites on the sand, hey they could be having a kite battle ;-)
As my panel of watercolor is cut from a bigger sheet it's always a little smaller than the card, so I filled up the gap with washitape that has the same kind of colors as the panel.
Mounted it with foamtape onto the cardbase.
For more information on the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge, see this