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Thursday, July 10, 2014

Pirate Bday Card

Doodle Pantry Challenge for July is Make a Splash or Christmas Theme. Click here to enter challenge. Click here to see my Partridge in a Pear Tree Scrapbook Layout.

Made this Birthday card with a Pirate theme using A Muse Studio buried treasure stamps. Used Tim Holtz Distress Inks for the background water & sand. Distressed the Kraft cardstock base tearing by hand. Added Glossy accents to the edge of the water/beach sand, swords on Pirate ship/Pirate Boy and on the edge of the die that the Pirate Ship is on.

Before distressing the Kraft cardstock & before adding Glossy accents:

After distressing Kraft cardstock & after adding 
Glossy accents:

Supplies List 

Glossy accents: added to water edge/beach edge, swords on Pirate Ship/Pirate Boy and
   on edge of die that Pirate Ship is on
ink: VersaFine Onyx Black
machine: Sizzix BIGkick 
paper: scrap piece of Pirate scrapbook  cardstock - Kraft, white
Spellbinder: Nest Classic Ovals, Shape Ribbon Banners
stamp:  A Muse Studio buried treasure - Pirate Ship, sentiment, Pirate Boy
Tim Holtz: Distress Ink - salty ocean, walnut stain

Entering this into the following challenges:

7/13 Craft Your Passion Ch221 On the Move - Transport 3E(#2) 7/7
   Transport - Pirate Ship
7/13 Stamped Blessings Amusing Ch It's a Party! 2E(#1) 7/6

7/15 C.R.A.F.T. Ch267 Insp by a Book 5E(#1) 7/10
   book - Peter Pan w/ Captain Hook character
7/15 Simon Says Stamp Wed - Let's Be Clear 5E(#5) 7/9
   clear - glossy accents

7/30 DL.ART Thankful Thurs July Linky Ch 1Eperday 7/1

7/31 Crafty Hazelnuts Patterned Paper Ch UE 7/1  
   pattern paper - Pirate scrapbook paper as 1st layer on top of Kraft cardstock


  1. Love the 2 toned color background you made Melissa And Thank you so much for your encouraging comment on my Swinging Card tutorial

  2. Super sweet card Melissa! Love the cute images!

    Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog!


  3. Sweet card, welcome back this week at CRAFT, glad you enjoy our challenges at CRAFT x carol

  4. Greast card. The images are cute.
    Thanks for joining us at Craft your Passion.
    xxx Michelle (DT)

  5. Thank you so much for joining my Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper July challenge with your super creation - hope to see you again soon x