By the sea, by the sea, by the beautiful sea..... I wish I had my toes in the sand and it was toasty hot. It's been a long time since I saw the ocean. Ask my kids what happened. We never went again and we found out daddy does not like sand in his back seat. My kids almost because hillbillies thanks to dad banishing them from the car for a spell. That was also my last vacation. 23 years ago May.
I used a circle printed card stock that I folded in half and rounded the bottom corners. The bottom half was layered with a print of ocean phrases and those corners met the same fate. I then edged the whole card in dark brown. I punched the bottom corner with a sea horse before taping it but for a peekaboo look, punch all the way thru. A scrap of red was butted on top of the print and then a piece of ribbon was added at the seam with a Trio tape runner.
A couple of corner holders and brads were attached on the right with mini pop dots. The starfish was inked on cream with brown and cut out and added on the left. Very quick and easily transformed with other colors.
I used to try and fake the beach with a sand box-but the local kitties thought it was a place for archaeological deposits. I think there are still some buried GI Joe action figures in the back area too.