Sunday, 19 February 2012

Land ahoy!!

Gosh, what a week! It may take me a couple of weeks to get over this half term!! I made this card a while ago - I've had no time to carft this week and I'm behind with my LOTV DT cards so I'm gonna have to get my skates on this week!!

I really love these magnolia pirate stamps; just how cute are they? I've coloured pirate Edwin and the barrel and anchor with copics and then masked the image. I then used Bev Rochester fabulous cloud template and tumbled glass distress ink to create the sky. The ink dusters from Inkylicious are great for this technique. I used the ink dusters again to apply scattered straw distress ink for the sand.

I stamped the woodware map stamp onto Kraft card and distressed it with walnut stain and a touch of black soot distress ink and then coated it with clear rock candy crackle glaze from Ranger - it gives it a nice distress finish. The little bottle is also from Ranger.

To create the seal in the bottom left of the card I heated gold embossing powder in a foil dish and then poured it onto my non-stick craft mat. Before it set I stamped into it with the compass stamp from Creative Expressions (Travel set).

The scrummy papers are from the NitWit collection Land Ho. I know I use these all the time but they are just delish! The wood effect card I've used to make the box comes from a Cute Companions CD - Summer Stories I think.

Have a lovely evening, hugs, Jayne xx

I'm entering the card into the following challenges:
 Kaboodledoodles challenge where boys are boys
Creative Inspirations Wednesdays Challenge blog 'blue, brown and cream' challenge 


Lorraine said...

What a gorgeous card - love the colours, the image, all of it!!
Lorraine x

M said...

Really sweet card! M x

Rosietoes said...

Super card Jayne. Love the bp's too.

Edna x

NGCARDS said...

A lovely creation hun! Thanks for playing over at Wednesday's Creative Inspirations Challenge Blog! xxx

Home sweet home said...

This card is sooo beautiful,love the image and the colours are so gorgeous too.wonderful work.Hugs Merethe