Monday, May 5, 2014

High Seas

I've been mostly making cards with soon-to-retire stamp sets, but for today I pulled out some stamps that aren't on the retiring list and I made a MAN card!


I used the sketch from Freshly Made:


And I finally played along in a Stampin' Celebration challenge!


What's funny is I looked at the picture last week and wrote down a few key words (mostly colors and "nautical"), so yay me for putting both stripes and an anchor on my card.  And a map too I suppose, there's a globe on the inspiration pic too :)  I was going to put some kind of sentiment or something on the front, but then I just did the three Candy Dots instead.

That's it for me today, I'm leaving in a bit for a picnic lunch with some friends to take advantage of today's gorgeous weather.  Cheers, peeps!

Supplies, all SU!
Stamps:  The Open Sea, World Map
Ink:  Midnight Muse, Soft Suede, Sahara Sand
Paper:  Midnight Muse, Real Red, Sahara Sand, Very Vanilla, retired Midnight Muse DSP
Accessories:  Window Frames Framelits, Neutrals Candy Dots

11 comments:

CCsMom said...

Yes, and I think the punch under the ship looks like the points of a compass -- so yay you!!! Looks good. I am wearing red, white and blue today -- have a red shirt on with a scarf that's covered with red and white starts on a blue background. Makes me happy!

True Joy Studio said...

Very nice manly card! Great color combo.

Cori Kozak said...

So glad you joined us at Stampin' Celebration!! This is such a great masculine card! Love the anchor and compass stamps in that color too! Looks great!

Amy O said...

I love all of the nautical elements. Great guy card! Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches this week!

Jen Timko said...

This is fantastic. Love the background stamping and all your elements. Glad to see you this week at FMS!

Tanya said...

I really like this! Love The Open Sea, and you really made the sketch work for you! :)

wendi said...

Great masculine card, really like the way you used the map and the stripes!!

Heather North said...

Very nice collage you have made in the background. Thank you for joining us at Stampin' Celebration!

Krista said...

Very cool card! I like that you turned the framelit to make the shape similar to the compass. Thanks for joining us at Stampin' Celebration!

Anita Krul said...

Great take on the challenge Christy! I love the nautical theme that is so trendy these days, don't you? Thanks so much for joining us at Stampin' Celebration!

Holly said...

I love how this came out.. Those stripes are perfect! Great color combo for the theme. Thanks for joining us at Stampin' Celebration!