Boat (break out another thousand)

Hi everyone! Well, we’re one day closer to the weekend and one day closer to the first of August! OMG, where has this year gone?! I’m delighted to be back on the blog today over at The Project Bin with an awesome masculine card! I created a nautical-themed card using the Anchors Away stamp set from my stash. It’s rare that I create a card with the sentiment as the focus but this is such an amazing set of sentiments I couldn’t resist!

I went with a navy and kraft color combo which always works for a masculine card. I affixed random strips of the blue cardstock to a kraft strip to use beneath the sentiment which yields some pretty cool interest. I stamped the sentiment in navy blue ink on the kraft, trimmed it and adhered it to the vertical strip. That sentiment is a hoot! And anyone who has ever owned a boat (#raisehusbandshand) knows how true it is, lol!

I embellished the inside panel with navy blue and kraft strips, stamped the sentiment in navy blue ink and layered the panel on the navy blue cardstock.

And one more look… very cool masculine card! I love it!

Sharing in the following challenges:
1. Arty Divas: #27 – Anything Goes
2. Lemon Shortbread Challenge Blog: #125 – Anything Goes
3. Paperbabe Stamps: #124 – Summer
4. The Sisterhood of Crafters: Anything Ocean or Beachy

Products used:
Cardstock/Paper: CutCardStock Wild Blueberry and Twine cardstock
Stamps: The Project Bin Anchors Away stamp set
Ink: Stampin’ Up Night of Navy ink
Accessories:  Tombow Mono permanent adhesive, Bearly Art precision craft glue, MISTI stamp tool

I sure hope you’ve enjoyed this project! Be sure to check out all the awesome stamps and dies at The Project Bin, and while you’re at it, head on over to The Project Bin Facebook Page for more inspiration! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you next time!

Scrappy hugs,

Author: Leslie

I'm definitely what one could consider a crafting junkie! I love making cards, 3-D projects (especially paper shoes, mini albums and gift bags), mixed media projects, altering items, as well as occasional beading and making jewelry! Fortunately, hubby is very supportive! Life is good! :D

4 thoughts on “Boat (break out another thousand)”

  1. omygosh, love the kraft and navy together and your design is so cool, very masculine. And the humor is spot on! I am sooooo thankful that my Honey plays golf and sometimes does woodworking. He used to fish with his dad who had the boat, so he never wanted his own. Although an RV for glamping sounds like fun…. hahaha! XOXO

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  2. What a fantastic male card, Leslie!! I love the blue and kraft colour combo and using those strips of card is pure genius! It adds so much interest so easily and takes your card to another level!! I might try this idea !!! :)

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