Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Ship to Shore

I am still in full summer mode with summer themed cards. Just
can't help myself - it's my favorite time of year.
I used a stencil for the background using different colored sprays.
The sailing boat is from once again from 
Diane's Daydream Designs - beachscapes set.

The Creative Details
Image: Diane's Daydream Designs
Image: Graphic 45 - steering wheel and sentiment
Embellishments: chipboard buttons, canvas starfish
Tool: stencil (Tim Holtz) and sprays

The Challenges
Crafty Catz - anything goes
Card Mania - travel or vacation
Crafting from the heart - anything goes
Crafty Boots - summer holidays
Crafty Sentiments - anything goes
Crafter's cafe - use a digi
Crafting By Design -anything goes
Creative Moments - anything goes/sketch
Divas By design - anything goes
Digitally Sweet - embellish
Inky Impressions - anything goes
Open Minded - vacation
Penny's Paper Crafty - anything goes
Sister Act - anything goes
Simon Says - anything goes
The Squirrel and the Fox - song or movie (Song: "Sail Away")
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes
613 Avenue Create - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,


  1. Fabulous card, Elizabeth! I love the background. It looks 3D!

  2. Lovely card Elizabeth, love the addition of the little buttons.
    Hugs Jacee
    Simply Paper Card Design

  3. You've created this card so beautifully.The colours are so Summery but have a soft feel to them. Just love the dimension and texture given by the embellishments.Thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments.Hope to see you again next week.
    Lisa x (GDT)

  4. I love the background you made, and the beautiful colors on the sailboat, Elizabeth! Thanks for sharing it with us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge!

  5. Wow an amazing card, love your background... beautifully done. Thank you for jloining TTCRD this week.

  6. I love this card. It is such a perfect male card. May I post a link to your card on my Manly Monday blog post? It's a post where I showcase masculine cards for my readers. Let me know if you want your card in the Monday post and I'll send you a link to it after it goes live. My email is grohcm at gmail dot com. Send a link with an email so I can find your card again.
    Cindy from

  7. Love the fab image and gorgeous

  8. Great card and perfect for that special gent! Thanx for joining us at Sister Act Card Challenges.


  9. Fab card, I love the background you created and the cute nautical theme. Thank you for sharing your work with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.


  10. This is just wonderful, love your background, sets off your image and embellishments perfectly, thank you for playing at Creative Moments, hope to see you again soon
    {Creative Moments Owner}
    Alex x

  11. What a great card. I love the way you have showcased the image. Great colour palette. Thank you for joining us over at Crafty Catz. Hugs Nina

  12. Such a fab card, the background is very creative, really like it!

    Thanks so much for sharing with us over at Open-Minded Crafting fun!

    Have a wonderful day

    Milnie DT

  13. Love the great DP you have used for the background! It's so perfect with this image!

    Thanks for joining our fortnightly challenge here at Open Minded Crafting Fun Challenge. Hope you will join us next time co-owner Crafting Vicky.

  14. Fab man's card, the colour combination is really appealing too. Thanks for sharing with us at Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge.
    Mandy x (PPCC DT)

  15. This is gorgeous! Love the colors you have used! Love the background texture! Love those chipboard buttons.. they are fantastic! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges!!! Good Luck! I hope we see you again!!

    - Susan, Co-Owner @ Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges
    {Scrap A Thousand Words}

  16. Beautiful card. Love the background and the boat. Thank you for sharing with us at 613 Avenue Create this week.

  17. Great design, that background looks fabulous. Thanks for joining in at Crafty Boots Challenges this time.

  18. Love this card thank you for joining the crafting from the heart, good luck. Alana DT

  19. This is lovely..Thank you for sharing with us at Penny's Paper-Crafty .And good luck.

    Caz x PPC DT

  20. A lovely card!
    Thank you soo much for taking part in our "Anything Goes” challenge & good luck in the draw…
    Hope to see you again in our next challenge as well…

    (DT Penny's Paper Crafty Challenges)

  21. Lovely card! I absolutely love the background, and the sentiment is perfect! Thanks for joining us at Open-Minded Crafting Fun, Good Luck! Hope to see you soon again.

    Hanne, DT

  22. Oh, this is amazing! I just love the color combo and design - perfect, Elisabeth. :)
    Thank you for playing with us over at Crafting By Design this month & good luck!
    Sanja, DT

  23. Gorgeous card Elizabeth! I love ships and anything that has the sea on it. Love that background that you created with stencils.

    Thank you for sharing your wonderful creation with us at The Squirrel and The Fox!! Hope to see you again next challenge. Please join me for a chance to win FREE candy on my blog. Have a fantastic week!! Hugs, Gloria DT

  24. Love this card. Love the background. Thanks for playing along with Inky Impressions Challenge! Looking forward to seeing your creations at our next challenge. ♥ Jamie at CraftyGirl21