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Saturday, June 7, 2014

Smooth Sailing Card

Created this for Doodle Pantry Design Team Jun Ch #47. Please click here to enter. You can click here to see my Vintage Gentleman Vint Camera Theme Tent Fold Thank You Card.

Created this card using Doodle Pantry Smooth Sailing digi image, papers & sentiment. Printed the Map digi paper, distressed, inked the edges with Tim Holtz Distress Ink & rolled it up to look like a treasure map. Stamped There She Goes By The Sea sentiment. Used Cricut cartridge Life Is A Beach to make the charms: Anchor & Helm. Added Glossy accents to the charms for a water/wet look. Added brads, string & washi tape.

Supplies List 

Cricut cartridge: Life Is A Beach 2" charms - Anchor, Helm
digi: Doodle Pantry Smooth Sailing - image, papers, sentiment "Stay the Course"
Glossy accents: added to charms for water/wet look
metal: gold brads
paper: cardstock - Kraft, blue, white
Spellbinder: Nest - Diamonds, Lacey Pennants
stamp: There She Goes By The Sea sentiment "Set sail and go ... take you."
string: jute string
Tim Holtz: Distress Ink - old paper. paper distresser
washi tape: the Paper Studio blue anchors

Entering this into the following challenges:

6/7 Bitten by the Bug 2 Alter a Cricut Cut UE 6/2
6/7 Craft Your Passion Ch216 - Rip It, Tear It! 3E(#3) 6/2
   tearing - distressing of rolled up map using TH paper distresser 
6/7 Fantabulous Cricut FCCB Ch#213 Card Stash 3E(#3) 6/2
6/7 One Stitch At A Time Ch215 Boyish 3EnonSDS(#3) UESDS 6/1

6/9 Loves Rubber Stamps Ch#106 Anything Goes UE 6/3 

6/10 Simon Says Stamp Wed Father's Day/Masculine 5E(#5) 6/4

6/11 C.R.A.F.T. Father's Day/Male 5E(#4) 6/5

6/11 Cut It Up Ch#46 Summer Vacation 1E(#1) 5/30

6/13 Jos Scrap Shack FFC#53 Anything Goes 3E(#2) 6/6 

6/30 DL.ART Jun Linky Ch UE 1perday 6/1


  1. Very nice! I love how the papers coordinate. Great color palette!

    Thanks for sharing your Summer Vacation project at Cut it Up Challenges!

  2. Love your card Melissa. The nautical theme is so great and I love all the patterns and colours going on in it.

    Thanks for playing along with us again this week at Craft Your Passion. Good luck.

    Lynn, CYP DT

  3. Super card, perfect male card, thanks for sharing with us at CRAFT x carol

  4. Fantastic card!! LOVE the charms!!!
    Thank you for joining us at Cut It Up Challenges.
    Have a wonderful day,
    *Crafting With Creative M*

  5. What a wonderful design using this set. Love the addition of the die cuts you created on your Cricut.

  6. That paper is perfect for a nautical theme! Beautiful card! Thanks for playing with us at Loves Rubberstamps!

  7. Nice job on this card. I love the background paper, the digi and the charms. Thanks for joining us at BBTB2.

  8. Love all the embellishments used. A great card design. Stunning result. Thank you for joining us over at Loves Rubberstamps. Hugs Nina

  9. Fun card! The rolled map is a neat idea. Thanks so much for playing along with us over at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge!

  10. Love what did to the map! Thanks for joining the BBTB2 challenge!
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  11. Melissa I love this nautical themed card! Such beautiful summer colors! Thanks for joining us this week at JO's FFC!

  12. What a fun card! Love the idea of the rolled up map - just like a treasure map! Great creativity!!
    Hugs, Sarah

  13. So creative! I like the map too plus the added nautical embellies!

  14. Wonderful card ,love your details, especially the rolled map!

  15. Great the theme. Thanks for playing along with Jo's Scrap Shack Funday Friday!

  16. Melissa I love how you rolled up the map and used it and your embellishments are perfect!

  17. Loving the rolled map. Very clever. Your colors are fantastic too! Great job.