Smell the sea & feel the sky.

1/7/23 Top Rocker at 613 Avenue Create!

Hi everyone! A very Happy New Year to you! Can’t believe 2023 is here already! Let’s make it a good one! Our first challenge of the year is live over at Love To Scrap Challenge Blog and I’m thrilled to share my project for LTSCB #159 – Anything Goes! I created a nautical-themed mixed media card using Stamplistic’s Galleon rubber stamp and some paper piecing. Love how it turned out!

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I started by cutting a panel of Canson Cold Press Watercolor paper, taping the edges to my epicurean board, and inking the sky and sea with water and Ranger faded jeans distress ink. Once dry, I stamped the Galleon image in Memento Tuxedo Black ink and then again on a Stampin’ Up Whisper White cardstock scrap and a brown patterned paper scrap. I fussy cut the sails and flags from the white cardstock and and ran a Memento Tuxedo Black marker around the outside edges of each. Similarly, I fussy cut the ship body from the brown patterned paper and ran a Memento Rich Cocoa marker around the outside edges.

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I paper pieced the ship body and all the sails and flags, adding a bit of color with yellow and blue alcohol markers. I stamped the sentiment from the Inspired By Stamping Seaside Sentiments stamp set and layered the panel on Stampin’ Up Night of Navy, which completed the card front.

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I cut the inside panel from Stampin’ Up Whisper White and embellished it with strips cut from Stampin’ Up Night of Navy. I stamped another sentiment from the Inspired By Stamping Seaside Sentiments stamp set and layered the panel on Night of Navy cardstock.

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Sharing in the following challenges:
1. 613 Avenue Create: #202301 – January Anything Goes
2. A Perfect Time To Craft: #1-2023 – Anything Goes
3. Classic Design Challenge: January 2023 #1 – Anything Goes
4. QKR Stampede: #458 – Anything Goes
5. World Wide Open Design Team Challenge: #12 – December Anything Goes

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Products used:
Cardstock/Paper: Canson Cold Press Watercolor paper, Neenah Classic Crest 110# Solar White cardstock, Stampin’ Up Night of Navy and Whisper White cardstock, Polly’s Paper Studio brown patterned paper
Stamps: Stamplistic Galleon rubber stamp, Inspired By Stamping Seaside Sentiments stamp set
Ink: Ranger faded jeans distress ink, Memento Tuxedo Black ink (pad and marker), Memento Rich Cocoa marker; Spectrum Noir alcohol markers- TB7, CT2
Accessories: Tonic Studios 12″ Guillotine Paper Trimmer, Epicurean board, MISTI stamp tool, Tombow Mono permanent adhesive, Tombow Mono multi liquid glue

I hope you’ve enjoyed today’s project and will link up with us this time! We’d love to see what you create! 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

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