Saturday, 29 August 2015

The Open Sea



I've been anxiously awaiting my LBB (Little Brown Box), hoping that it arrived before the weekend - It did!  

When I saw Narelles sketch for FMS201 and saw the the rectangle background with the circle on top..... perfect for a porthole window to accent the nautical theme of "The Open Sea", and StampInkPaper's Tic-Tac-Toe SIP Challenge 11 was also a winner for a Masculine card, I have gone Birthday/Masculine/Blue


          



Moonlight DSP had a beautiful design for the feel of the ocean, I have stamped the ledger background in Pool Party and the ship in Soft Sky.  The porthole window has been cut using Framelits, then I punched 8 little holes using a  1/8" circle punch and then popped little brads in the holes - some of the brads still wanted to move so I used Dimensionals to hold them in place and mount over the top of the stamped Ship image (I cut this the same size as the outside of the porthole).




I can see that The Open Sea will be one of my favourite Masculine stamp sets, it has a lovely historic nautical theme with a variety of stamps to be able to change things up.

Thanks for visiting today,
Sue


4 comments:

  1. Love your card and the design, Thank you for sharing.

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  2. What a perfect masculine card! I think your port hole is just perfect for this layout! Thanks so much for joining us at Stamp, Ink, Paper for our tic-tac-toe challenge!

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  3. This is such a fabulous masculine card! I love how you've used this stamp set (still my favourite masculine set by far) and the colours you've used are just wonderful. Thanks for joining us at FMS this week!

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  4. Great card! I love your porthole design! Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches!

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