Sunday, June 19, 2016

Happy Father's Day

I am popping on here this morning with a super quick post.  I'm in a class this week and have homework to do for it.  The Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge for this week is World Traveler.  I have been wanting to get a sailboat die for quite a while now but every time I go to buy the one I want, they are sold out, so I improvised.  I cut each piece of this sailboat by hand after loosely sketching it onto Stamper's Select White. I used several dies to create the scene in ways not originally intended.

After I cut the pieces for the sailboat, I cut three set of scallops but used the negative pieces to create my ocean waves.  For the boards of the boat, I used my score board and bone folder then used a mini ink blending tool with some Spring Rain Ink to highlight the creases.

Next I used the Mama Elephant Landscape Trio to cut the white "clouds" then lightly inked up a white panel with Spring Rain Ink to be the sky background. The sunshine came from the WPLUS9 Sunshine Layers Die Set.  All in all, I'm pretty happy with this card because while not as great as a card created with a sailboat die cut, it is passable enough to give to my husband for Father's Day.

Enjoy your day everyone.  I'll be linking this card up over at the Simon Monday Challenge Blog.


  1. What a cute nautical scene! Your boat turned out creative!

  2. what an adorable fun card for Fathers Day...well done on thinking out of the box...great sailboat...thank you for sharing with us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge...hugs kath xxx

  3. This is really so much fun!! I love the sailboat with the sails so full! I really like the idea of the upside down scallops for the waves! Very artistic I think!!

  4. This is beautiful. So calm and soft. Great masculine card. I love the waves! Thank you for playing along with us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. Hugs, Marzena


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