Saturday, 16 October 2010

Having A Whale of a Time!

Good Afternoon Crafters!
Guess who is back :)

After a horrendous week of illness I am finally on the mend and back with some cards!
This first one is for my dear old uni housemate who is 30 today!! Haha!

He loves all things nautical so I wanted to initially do something with a boat on! However after looking around for inspiration (Thank you to Split Coast Stampers gallery) I settled on a whale!

My card is based on an awesome sketch at Friday Sketchers

What I did though was turn the sketch on its side! Now... what you have all been waiting for::





































Isn't it so so cute! Not really looking like a 30 year olds card! But none the less, it might make the strain of turning 30 a little easier on him :D

Here are a couple of close ups!

































Now for the ingredients

Stamp: Whale and Baby (Which i edited) from Whimsie Doodles

Inks and things: Paper pieced the whale, Blue ink for the sea background, black ink for the sentiment and black outline pen for the faux stitching.
Papers: Kraft Paper (from Stash) the two coloured background panels from The Creative Cottage
Odds and Sods: Bakers string from stash and Eyelets from my Crop-a-dile :)

Hope you like it! Hope he likes it!

I am entering this into the following challenges::

Friday Sketchers: Sketch
Stamping with the dragon: You Got Ink (blue sea background and the Ahoy There)
Papertake Weekly: 3 of a Kind (3 little eyelets)
Cards For Men: Birthday Card

Lots of love xxx

8 comments:

  1. Awwww, this is gorgeous, love the colours and the whale is fab. Thank you for joining us at Cards for Men this time, good luck with the challenge xxx

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  2. That is very cute card. Thanks for playing with Stampin with the Dragon. Hugs, Nataliya.

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  3. OMG this is adorable! He is going to love it! Thanks for sharing your creation with us at Stamping With The Dragon.

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  4. Very cute card. Thanks for playing with us at Stampin With The Dragon.
    Beth

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  5. such a gorgeous card really lovely thank you for joinin us at Stampin With the Dragon t
    Hugs Kate xx

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  6. Fab card thanks for joining us at Stampin with the Dragon.
    Jenny x

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  7. Fabulous card!♥

    Thanks for playing along with us on the friday Sketchers blog!

    Hugs,
    Aud

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