Thursday, June 5, 2014

On the waterfront

Summer is definitely here, and this little waterside scene looks pretty inviting to my eyes.
Here's my attempt at making a masculine card  that will suit for Father's Day or a birthday. The stamp is an old one, and I'm not positive, but I think it is from DRS. It is colored in pencils and cut out with a Spellbinders Label die.
The star is a random little tag I had around. The rim was silver metal, so I used some Ranger alcohol ink to color it brown. Stars seem vaguely nautical, right? After all, sailors used to navigate with the stars. (That's my story, and I'm sticking too it)

I am entering the card in these challenges:

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday, Masculine
Die Cut Divas June, masculine with blue/green/brown/gray
Really Reasonable Ribbon #96, Masculine with trim (baker's twine)
Sketch Saturday #312, choose a sketch (this is Sketch Saturday sketch #304)
Clear it Out, masculine with stars.


  1. This is fab Sandy! I love your colouring of the stamp, and I think the star works! ;)
    Lizy xx

  2. I love the seaside scene and yes, the star does work! Great guy card.

    So glad to have you join us at Die Cut Divas.

  3. This is a lovely card, Sandy, and I'm delighted you chose one of my own sketches to follow too! Thank you for playing along with us at Sketch Saturday this week with this lovely pastel scene. Don't forget to check the winners post tomorrow to see if you have won any of the blog hop prizes! Hugs, Lesley

  4. Love the image, beautiful card Sandy! Thanks so much for joining us this week at Sketch Saturday! ~Deb

  5. very pretty, what a gorgeous image and coloring! So glad you played along with Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge!

    sparkle & shine *~*

  6. Just wanted to let you know you won a couple blog hop prizes at Sketch Saturday! Congrats Deb

  7. Great card, love how you hung the star. Thanks for joining us at the Clear it out challenge blog. See you Tuesday for a new challenge!

  8. It's perfect! I Love it! thanks for playing with the Die Cut Diva's


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