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Saturday, 25 February 2012

Anchors Away

What a stinker of a day - 41 degrees - Emma has just left for a wedding which is outside - hopefully there will be plenty of shade - as there are only seats for the oldies! I've had a lovely afternoon at Shirley's and I will share the cards we made in a later post - nice and cool at her place - no gopher trip for Doug this afternoon as it was too hot. We chatted and made cards and finished with a cup of tea - it's amazing how refreshing a cup of tea is even in the heat.

I came home and decided to make a card for this weeks Annabelle Stamps Blog Sketch Challenge.





Base card and ink are SU Marina Mist
Stamp Set - SU The Open Sea - I stamped the maps onto SU Whisper White, then over stamped the anchors and sponged around the edges and the gaps.
Sentiment: SU Teeny Tiny Sentiments
SU Punches - small and large ovals and scalloped edge.
Kitchen Twine used to make knot.
Blue Rhinestones from stash.

8 comments:

lostinpaper said...

What a fantastic masculine card! Great colour combo and the knotted twine adds the perfect nautical touch!
Thanks for sharing with us this week at AnnaBelle Stamps!

Shirley-anne said...

Hi Jane
was a great afternoon wasn't it ?
This a great man's card , love the stamping and the card layout ..

Sandy said...

Great stamping Jane, love the twine too. Fab card,
Sandy

Jess said...

I love your interpretation of the sketch - and the nautical theme is wonderful!

Thanks for playing along with us at AnnaBelle Stamps!

Kylie said...

LOVE your card and the colours you used! A perfect card for that man in our lives, LOVE it!!!
Thanks for playing along with us at AnnaBelle Stamps!

Take Care,
Kylie X

The Other Patti Sue said...

This is totally awesome! You did a beautiful job with the sketch! Thanks so much for joining us at AnnaBelle Stamps!

AnnaBelle Stamps Blog said...

Fabulous male card Jane! Love it!
TFS :)
Andrea

Marion said...

Great card Jane. Love the colours and images. A perfect male card. Thanks for sharing at AnnaBelles this week.

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