Thursday, May 2, 2013

Sail Away With Me

It's a beautiful day in the neighborhood. Not too hot and not too cold today, it's just right. (in the words of Goldilocks) lol
I spent the morning running some errands and then came home and went straight into my craft room. 
I'm working on a workshop by Andy Skinner called "The book of ruination". It's fantastic and Andy is so talented. This is a cool project and I cannot wait to show you once I'm done with it. I can't take you through the steps but I can show you my finished book. 
I also worked on an ATC that I want to enter into the Wicked Wednesday's Challenge this week. Their challenge is "Sun and Surf" and their sponsor is 2 Cute Ink

I also want to enter this ATC into the Simon Says Stamp and Show Challenge, this week it is "Passport To Fun", it's all about travel and fun!! 

I started out with Ranger's ATC sized card stock and used Distress embossing powder in the color Mustard Seed. I also used a sun stencil by Dina Wakley to create a sun.



I then used three different colors of distress inks to color the my background. 


I chose a Stampin Up stamp set for this ATC called "The Open Sea". It has this really cool background stamp and I used Stampin Up ink in the color Baja Breeze to stamp my background.




I then used the ship stamp and some Ranger super fine black embossing powder to emboss my ship.



I wrote my sentiment on some scrap cardstock that I first colored with Tumbled Glass distress ink and then edged each one with Blue Jean distress ink. I also edged the outside of my card Blue Jeans too.

This came together quite well, simple but a nice outcome.


Thanks for coming by today, I guess I better go get some dinner started. Making lasagna tonight. 



7 comments:

  1. Claudine, this is absolutely gorgeous! Thanks for sharing your technique, I love it. Thanks so much for joining us at Wicked Wednesday. :)

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  2. I love the ATC you Made oh my its really beautiful!!!


    MaryR

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  3. Awesome! Great atc's! I love the sun and old sailing vessel! You should submit this to SSS&S!

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  4. What a fantastic ATC! So many wonderful elements, thanks for sharing your process with us...and thanks for joining us at Wicked Wednesday this week!

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  5. Gorgeous! I absolutely love all the elements that you added and what a great stencil! So glad you joined us at WW and I am totally looking forward to seeing your "book of ruination". :D

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  6. What a great ATC - love how you have done this! Thanks for joining us at Wicked Wednesday!

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  7. Such fun ATC! Love the sun from the stencil! Thank you so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp and Show. Hugs, Sandra

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