Friday, February 9, 2018

Feeling all 'At Sea'?

     We are starting a new challenge today over at QKR Stampede and I really hope we're going to see you playing along with our "Anything Goes" theme.  My SIL's birthday is right around the corner and he's acting like he's floundering in those early-50s years so I thought this image from QKR Stampede was perfect for him!  It's called "Ship" and I love it, despite the apparent danger.  The sentiment is also from QKR Stampede, called "Your Birthday"

     For coloring, I actually printed the image onto blue-gray CS, then added highlights with white gel ink and white colored pencil.  I cut the image and the black mat with pinpoint rectangle dies form Memory Box. 

     The gray background was embossed with a folder from Sizzix  and I wrapped it with blue baker's twine.  I love it alone after that since it's a masculine card and I wanted a CAS design with minimal embellishment.

A Bit More Time to Craft
Country View Crafts
Color Sisters
Colour Crazy
Crafting with an Attitude
Crafts Galore Encore
Createful Heart
Penny's Paper-Crafty
Scrapy Land
Word Art Weds.

      Come play with us this week, won't you?   Remember, it's "Anything Goes" all the time, no twist, no other requirements.  You don't have to use a QKR Stampede image but if you do, you really increase your chances of winning some of our images because we have two drawings; one for just QKR images and one for everybody else.  Come try your luck.  Happy Crafting.  NanaConnie


  1. WOW this is fabulous Connie, I do love the old style ships.
    Linda xxx

  2. WOW! this is a fabulous masculine card, love the image and the great sentiment and the swirly background embossing.

  3. Fabulous card and love that brilliant image-saw it on the challenge and had to have a closer look-looks brilliant printed onto coloured card and just highlighted in white
    Carol x

  4. Wonderful masculine card!! I love that image you used and know he's going to love this. Fantastic!

  5. Hahaha! The young 50s. But I must say how gorgeous this card is! Loving the color choices and beautiful design. Hugs, de

  6. Very cool and I love the font you used. hugs, Teresa

  7. What a perfect card for your SIL! Love what you said about his "floundering"! Lol. It's good to see you join in! Thank you so much for entering our ATG challenge at Createful Heart Digis & Designs this week. We hope to see you next time too!
    Scrapbookingmamaw {My Blog}
    Createful Heart Digis & Designs

  8. Great project thank you for joining the challenge at

  9. It's so beautiful!
    Thank you for joining our challenge at CWAA. Good luck.
    Bożena DT CWAA

  10. This is so beautiful!! I love the ship image and the embossing!! Thanks so much for playing along at Scrapy Land!!

    A Mermaid's Crafts

  11. What a beautiful project! Thanks so much for joining in at Country View Challenges for our February challenge. Good luck and hope to see you again x Teresa DT


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