Monday, May 5, 2014

Happy Birthday- Nautical Birthday for Three Challenges!


Hi Stampers!

I had another chance to stamp and decided to create a Clean and Layered (CAL) Nautical themed card for the Stampin’ Celebration SC78 Challenge along with the HSSC184 Hand StampedSentiments Sketch and the Seize the Birthday "Anything Goes" Challenge :-)
  
I hope you have a chance to check out all three of the challenge sites- the Design Teams have terrific projects and the galleries provided so much inspiration!!

To create this card:

Use the Big Shot™ with the Woodgrain Textured Impressions™ Embossing Folder to emboss a piece of Whisper White cardstock and adhere into the Midnight Muse card base.

Trim a piece of the Fresh Prints Designer Series Paper (DSP) and adhere to a piece of Midnight Muse cardstock. 

Create a few banners using the Banner Punch from Midnight Muse and Real Red cardstock and one from the Fresh Prints DSP.  Adhere the banners below the horizontal panel and mount onto the Woodgrain background.

Using the anchor, compass and ship image from The Open Sea, stamp each onto Whisper White cardstock using Midnight Muse Classic Ink.
 Punch out the compass and anchor image using the 1 ¼” Square Punch and use the 1 3/8” Square Punch to create the Real Red frames, mount onto Midnight Muse cardstock, trim around each and add the brad to the center of the compass using the 1/16” Handheld Punch.  

Trim around the ship, mount onto Real Red cardstock, trim again and mount onto Midnight Muse cardstock.

Stamp the sentiment from Express Yourself using Midnight Muse Classic Ink onto Whisper White cardstock, cut out using the Big Shot™ with the Bitty Banners Framelits™ cutting also a banner from Midnight Muse cardstock. 

Add the images and sentiment to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals® to finish off the card.

Stamp Sets: The Open Sea, Express Yourself

Ink: Midnight Muse

Paper: Midnight Muse, Real Red, Fresh Prints DSP

Accessories: Big Shot™, Woodgrain Textured Impressions™ Embossing Folder, Bitty Banners  Framelits™, Punches- 1 ¼” and 1 3/8” Square, Banner, 1/16” Handheld Punch;   Metallic Brad


Thanks again for visiting- I hope all of you have a blessed week!

11 comments:

Colleen said...

What a fun set of images for this card and you made it so patriotic with color scheme. I live your sketch and how you were able to incorporate all three images! Thank you for linking up to STB!

Cori Kozak said...

LOVE this! Great texture and the little banner across the bottom is perfect! Thanks for joining us over at Stampin' Celebration!

inkypinkies said...

Great manly card! I love the little nautical flags at the bottom. Thanks for playing the sketch challenge at HSS! Erika

brrenwick said...

Fun, fun, FUN take on the sketch! I love the nautical theme and colors. Thanks for playing along at HSS!

Glenda J said...

Love the nautical theme! The pennants at the bottom are a great touch. Thanks for playing along with Seize the Birthday!

wendi said...

Really fun card, love the banners tucked in the bottom!

Heather North said...

Thank you for joining us at Stampin' Celebration! I'm so impressed with what you have done with the inspiration photo and sketch.

Krista said...

I love the layers and your use of all of the elements are awesome! The different textures and patterns are great too! Thanks for joining us at Stampin Celebration!!

Anita Krul said...

I love what you've done with this inspiration challenge Julie! Love the texture from the embossing folder! Thanks so much for joining us at Stampin' Celebration!

Georgie Horn said...

I am swooning(get it swooner, swooning) over this card. I love the layers and the colors and the stamps! Oh my!! Stopping by from Stamping Celebration Challenge blog. Stop by my blog sometime.

Holly said...

Great use of all the challenges. I love your take on the Nautical theme. It's so fun with the Red & White stripes. Thanks for joining us at Stampin' Celebration!

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