Sunday, 15 April 2012

By The Sea

Oh no, it's that time of year again, and I need a guy card!! This was going to be a square card, but it slowly evolved into a rectangle. The squares have been coloured with blue and yellow alcohol inks then stamped with archival. The stamps are a mixture of MSE, The Stampman, and Kanban. I've heat embossed the ship wheel - phew, this really makes the AI's smoke - maybe not a good idea lol. All matted onto some Bazzil Bling, so lots of lovely sheen, and a bit of bakers twine to finish. The background paper has been distress rolled at the edges to give it a 'treasure map' feel. Ta da that's that done for another year lol.
I'm entering this into the following challenges
Pan Pastels - One For The Boys
Let's Ink It Up - Distressing

I now have to say goodbye to my computer for a week, I've got a CD stuck in it and it needs to go away for repair. I know life goes on but....:o)
Thanks very much for looking and enjoy your Sunday x


  1. oh Hun just love this,love the stamps,and the layout is just perfect,hugs Cherylxxxxx

  2. Great card! Hope you survive the computer free week! Hugs, Valerie

  3. Superb card Sue, love the design and the long rectangular shape to it.
    I hope you get your PC back soon, but just think, more time to craft whilst you can't blog and surf.
    Thanks for sharing your fabulous creation with us at FSC and PanPastel UK challenges.
    Have a great Sunday.
    hugs {brenda} xox

  4. This is such a lovely colour combo and I love the distressing theme in it. Very original ! Thanks for sharing it at LIIU and good luck. Hugs, Marion

  5. Fabulous card Sue, love the colours you've used and the design is brilliant. Thanks for joining us at FSC. Sue C x

  6. This is really brilliant! M x

  7. Wonderful card Sue and each square has a great image! Had to laugh at the thought of AIs smoking - I'll remember not to try that!
    Thanks for sharing with us at FSC
    Avril xx

  8. Really fab card, I love the images and colours. Thank you for joining in with the PanPastel challenge blog
    Lindsay xx

  9. Wow fantastic stamping and distressing. Thanks for taking part in our Distressing challenge at LIIU this month. Good luck. Hugz Suzanne

  10. Great card for a man or a woman. Love the images and the way you have strung them across the treasure map! Hope the PC is not too sick too long! Thanks for entering this into LIIU for this month's challenge!

  11. Love it Ireally like the LO.It fits our theme at PanPastel Challenge Blog perfectly.

    Kerry DT Leader

  12. Lovely art piece.
    Congrats on joining Frankies dream team.... i look forward to designing with you.

  13. I love this, it has a wonderful distressed feel to it, and the blue and yellow do look great together. Thanks for joining in with our Distressing challenge over at LIIU, and good luck.

    Maria x

  14. A wonderful creation, love the color combination. Thanks for joining us at FSC this fortnight.

  15. very beautiful card, the color combination is fabulous looking forward to creating with you on the dream team ;-) Monique

  16. fabulous card... Looking foward to working with you over at Dragons Dream... Hugs May x x x

  17. Beautiful card. Love the distressing work. Thank you for sharing and joining in at LIIU. Hugs, Velma

  18. Fabulous nautical card - gorgeous stamping and I love that cute seahorse image ;) Thank you for sharing it with us at FSC! x

    Ps. Come and join my 2nd Blogaversary candy ;-). Hope to see you there and good luck!

  19. I love this card, what a nice layout! You achieved your masculine look :)

    Visiting from Fashionable Stamping Challenges - Nautical
    Please stop by and say hello! :-)


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