I used The Open Sea stamp set to create a masculine birthday card to share with you today. I couldn’t resist adding a touch of the Birch Paper Ribbon from the Thankful Tablescape Simply Created Kit. I tried stamping on it for the first time and I think it has a really neat effect!
My card design was inspired by the Monday Lunchtime Sketch Challenge 278.
I started by stamping the images from The Open Sea stamp set in Chocolate Chip ink on a panel of Soft Sky Core’dinations card stock. I stamped the images off once on scrap paper before I stamped the Soft Sky panel. I sanded the edges of the panel, then adhered it to a Chocolate Chip card base with Stampin’ Dimensionals. Next, I stamped the anchor image on a panel of Birch Paper Ribbon in Chocolate Chip ink and I adhered it to a panel of Sweater Weather DSP with SNAIL. I cut the banner end with my Paper Snips, then adhered the banner to the card front with SNAIL.
I stamped the ship image from The Open Sea stamp set and the sentiment from Four You stamp set in Chocolate Chip ink on a Soft Sky panel. I cut out the ship image with the Circles Collection Framelits die, distressed and sponged the edges, then adhered it with SNAIL to a circle that I’d cut from Chocolate Chip Core’dinations card stock with the Circles #2 Originals Die. I distressed and sponged the edges of the sentiment strip and adhered that to a strip of Chocolate Chip Core’dinations card stock. Then I sanded the edges of both pieces of Core’dinations card stock and I adhered them to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
I finished the inside of the card by stamping the anchor image in Chocolate Chip ink (after stamping it off once on scratch paper) on a Soft Sky panel and adhering a strip of Chocolate Chip card stock and a strip of Birch Paper Ribbon.
Stampin’ Up! products used to create this card:
Stamps: Four You (130535 wood, 130538 clear); The Open Sea (128454 wood, 123032 clear)
Dies, Punches & Embossing Folders: Circles Collection Framelits Dies (130911); Circles #2 Originals Die (114526) or 2-1/2″ Circle Punch (120906)
Embellishments: Thankful Tablescape Simply Created Kit (133463) – Birch Paper Ribbon cut to 2-3/4″ x 4-1/2″
Ink: Chocolate Chip Classic Stampin’ Pad (126979)
Tools: Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine (113439); Stampin’ Sanding Block (129367); Stampin’ Distress Tool (127562); Stamping Sponges (101610)
Card Stock & Cuts: Chocolate Chip (102128) – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base scored at 5-1/2″; Soft Sky (131203) – Circles Collection Framelits die cut, 1/2″ x 3-3/8″ strip; Subltes Core’dinations Card Stock (129954) 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel; Neutrals Core’dinations Card Stock (129956) – 2-1/2″ Circle, 5/8″ x 3-1/2″ strip; Sweater Weather Designer Series Paper (132184) – 2-7/8″ x 4-1/2″ panel
Adhesive: SNAIL Adhesive (104332); Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430)
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This card is great – love the colors and the design!
Beautiful card!Love the stamp!!!
Thank you so much!! 🙂