WS: Shells

seashells always speak to me … I find it pretty much impossible to walk upright on a beach … with so many tempting treasures waiting to be discovered…

I used parts of these stamps to create my “sea horse” (the real ones are such fascinating creatures) …


this horse cutout from our local craft store helped make this quick and easy …

lots easier than doodling with a pen on the horses … which can take hours and hours …visit Wednesday Stamper to see lots of seashell creativity

I have an altered shoe to show you later this week and yes … you guessed it … seashells are definitely involved 🙂

43 responses to “WS: Shells

  1. Beautiful horse with zentangles Patty….oooh I love it and the stamp ….it has my favorite shell shape….:)))

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  2. I have always been fascinated by sea horses, too.
    wonderful work!

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  3. Patty; Oh; how I love your sea horses! They are so elegant and beautiful! xxoo

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  4. The horses look fantastic!!

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  5. Exquisite and so very clever and creative! Hugs, Terri xoxo

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  6. So creative! I came over from Ragamuffin Gal’s blog, your blog is great and I love your slant on zentangle…definitely quicker! I love seashells too!

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  7. What a gorgeous sea horse, Patty!

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  8. your doodles pull me in. i just love the criss-crossing on the legs, and the pulling back towards the horse’s tail… there’s so much movement and detail.

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  9. dutchstamptramp

    Wow what a superb idea for this theme. Love your horse!

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  10. Which craft store has horse cutouts? I don’t have a ‘horse’ die for Cuttlebug. I love the blue you used…very sea-like.

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  11. Nice stamping. These are gorgeous stamps….oh, the possibilities 🙂

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  12. UAU!your horses are simply stunning!

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  13. You do the best things with stamps. But I take it, the bottom horse is a zentangle. No stamp could make THAT! Happy Wednesday, dear friend.

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  14. WOW Patty!!!! I love your horses!!!! GORGEOUS!!!
    Hugs
    Oxana

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  15. Really gorgoeus work Patti, and a wonderful idea!~

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  16. Seahorses are fascinating … yours are so very elegant and exquisit. I love the doodle-stamping, it looks beautiful.

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  17. the stamped horse is beautiful – but I especially love the doodles ones 🙂 …. a lot of work went into those – and it shows 🙂

    sea horses 🙂
    too cute

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  18. OMG !!!!
    Your horses are outstanding.
    Absolutely extraordinary. Love them.

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  19. I don’t know anyone in blogland that has more imagination than you, Patty. Who would have thought up this unique sea horse but you? It is marvelous in every way. Creative and beautiful.

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  20. What wonderful sea horses….I just love them!! Those “taters” on the stove from the post below don´t look tooo bad either,,,my mouth was watering:)

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  21. Love those horses. Now you know I have to try doing one with my Southwest stamps. Loved the potato butterfly too. I have to say. You post the coolest things on your blog. Linda

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  22. What a fabulous idea, Patty! Much easier than doodling, which I have just been experimenting with.

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  23. Patty, I’m with you on the hunching over as you walk the beaches…such simple pleasures that bring a smile to my face just thinking about it. Also just adore how you stamped that horsey… and of course, I am a major fan of doodling, especially your detailed pieces! Xo, Sue

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  24. I’m the same – I love walks along the beach, discovering what’s been washed in with the tide.
    I feel so lucky to live on the coast – Ooh I’ve got sea fever after seeing your beautiful seahorses – in fact “I must go down to the sea again” to quote John Masefield and see what’s there today!
    Your seahorses are just beautiful.
    You’ve inspired me again – thankyou Patty!

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  25. Love those horses!!!!!!!!!!! What are you going to do with them???? I walk on the beach looking down, too! We couldn’t go together…we’d run into something!

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  26. Love these… especially the doodled ones!

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  27. Just down right awfully pretty work there miss patti! Just down right beauties. Love the horses, the shells, the stamps – and once again those darn zentangles! LOL! Seriously loverly, girlfriend, hugs M

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  28. i have never considered the cut outs for a motivating lesson to my stamping adventures. I have a dinosaur in cardstock and will play tomorrow…lovely work! Imagine and Live in Peace, Mary Helen Fernandez Stewart

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  29. What a delightful sea horse, Patty! I love the first one with the sea shell.

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  30. Very beautiful! 🙂

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  31. ahhh, lovely zentangles, they look wondeful, what are you goimg to do with them?

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  32. Oh wow! Love your gorgeous “sea horses”! 🙂

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  33. Seahorse! Very clever girlie!!

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  34. Love that sea horse! Great color and graphics (you have the ULTIMATE rubber stamp collection!)

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  35. So the shell of the horse came from the craft shop! I haven’t started to play with mine yet (thank you, very much!) though I have more than a few ideas! This is lovely!

    Back from vacation and catching up. Seems like that’s all I do this time of year, but getting into a routine!

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  36. Love the horses! Seashells, my friend and I go to the beach as much as we can and pick up seashells and sand dollars, I should put them to use in something creative! Thanks for sharing!

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  37. Hi Patty! I love these horses! I have similar die cuts I picked up somewhere. I planned on using them for masking. But I love what you have done with them. Thanks for giving me another idea! (o:

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  38. oooooh, what an original and fabulous sea horse!!! great thinking patty. and those doodled horses are just amazing!!!! what a splendid idea

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  39. That is stunning and such a simple idea but so so effective.

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  40. wonderfull and very artsy.

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  41. Great idea! Stunning art work.

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  42. This is pretty 🙂 I love blue !

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