Friday, June 10, 2011

Happy Birthday, Sailor


Nina's sketch (#118) over at Card Patterns was too interesting to pass up! I paired up JustRite's new You Are My Anchor with Webster's Pages Yacht Club papers to make a masculine card. Both the sentiment and captain's wheel image were stamped and diecut with Spellbinders Classic Circle Nestabilities. I then stamped the captain's wheel a second time onto white card stock, colored it with Copics, trimmed it out, and popped it up for dimension. The boats are part of the Yacht Club paper design. I embellished with a couple of sailor knots, a die-cut border, distressing, and stitching. It didn't quite turn out like I had hoped, but I'm glad I gave the awesome sketch a try!

I have to show you the full You Are My Anchor set, now available at Stamper's Dream. Love this set!!

And here's the Card Patterns #118 sketch (I moved the circle element to the opposite side):



Happy Friday!



Stamps: You Are My Anchor 2" Round Borders & Centers (JustRite Stamps)
Paper: Stampin' Up Confetti White, Papertrey Ocean Tides and Kraft, Webster's PagesYacht Club 6x6 dp
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Old Paper, Brushed Corduroy Distress, Papertrey Fresh Snow
Accessories: Spellbinders Classic Circle Nestabilities, Copic markers, foam adhesive, Stampin' Up rope twine, string, Papertrey Eyelet Border die, paper piercer, needle, thread
Size: 5 1/2" square

16 comments:

  1. This is such a beautiful card! I love it and all of the nautical details! I owe you something in the mail (working on that)! ;)

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  2. Are you kidding?! It's PERFECT! I love the colours, the combined stamps, and the knot - oh my goodness!

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  3. wow this is awesome en very creative card.

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  4. FANTASTIC card! Love everything about it.

    Judi x

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  5. THAT's what I'm talkin' about!! Amy, I didn't know whether you could out do the other sea shore card (lighthouse w/sailor's knot)you made, but you have!!! What a fantastic design my friend. Stylish, well balanced, and simply wonderful.

    P.s. I'm a Navy wife and I can't tie a knot like that! I better get busy learning how. :)

    Hugs,
    Susie~

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  6. Wow Amy this is superb! Love all the wonderful details on your card. So glad you played along with us at Card Patterns!

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  7. I like the colors and textures you used on this one. Very nice!

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  8. Love your Sailor's Knot, they are so perfect on a nautical card. This looks like a really nice set from JustRite. Awsome card Amy!

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  9. absolutely gorgeous! Thanks so much for playing with us at Card Patterns!

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  10. I just love this card! I think one of my favorite things is that the colors are subtle and just perfect! Great job as always, Amy. Thanks for sharing!

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  11. Wowsers what a great card for a guy - I love the sun-bleached look of coastal inspiured textures and colours ;) Great knots too!
    Rx

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  12. I can't imagine what you were hoping for - this is GORGEOUS! Love the use of text paper and the colors!

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  13. Perfect nautical card, Amy! Love those colors and the way you did the sand dune. Those sailor's knot's are dynamite! Fantastic job!
    Hugs, Sharon

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  14. This card is pure genius! Love the sailor's knots, how you did the sails in different dps, the 'sea', everything. Just perfect!

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  15. WOW...so beautiful! Love everything about this card. :)

    Arlene.
    http://waterdots.blogspot.com/

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  16. neat stamp set, Terrific card, love what you have done with the sketch!

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