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Wednesday, 9 July 2014

Ahoy Matey!!!

I was lucky to win a challenge recently that one of the sponsors was The Stamping Chef.  My prize was to pick three images.  Yikes - that was a difficult one as there were so many amazing images.  In the end I went out of my comfort zone and went for this fun image called "Hello Sailor!".

I have coloured my image in with my Promarkers as they are feeling very unloved.  I have given her some bright hair courtesy of one of my all time favourite Promarkers, Raw Sienna (also including Burnt Sienna and Cocoa).

I have fussy cut around the image so I could lay her strategically on the top desk of the boat.
Apart from the image, another focal point of my card is the boat which is from the ever so talented Bird's Cards.  On Bird's Cards website you will fine free templates and cutting files.  Oh if I had a cutting machine for some of the intricate shapes I'd be a happy girl but I was still very happy to find a boat template I could use and easily cut out.  It can be found here.

I have printed the boat out onto card and then stuck the two parts onto two Bearly Mine Designs papers from the Plain and Simple set and from the Mini Dots set.  I cut out the window of the boat and added a piece of acetate.

I then tore up strips of a blue Bearly Mine Designs Plain and Simple paper to look like waves behind the boat.

The striped backing paper, ribbon border and all the sentiment additions are from my Debbi Moore Shabby Chic Seaside CD.

I am entering this card into the following challenges: 

4 Crafty Chocks - Nautical
Moving Along with the Times - Girls just wanna have fun
Crafty Little Fairies - Summer fun
Sister Act Card Challenge - Anything goes
Open Minded Crafting - Water, water, everywhere
Crafty Calendar - Summertime fun
Di's Digi Designs - Summer fun
Scribble and Scrap - Anything goes
Bunny Zoe's Challenge - Layers
Craft Your Passion - On the move/transport - boat
Paper Make-up - Anything goes
Love to Scrap - Anything goes
Ooh-la-la Creations - Easel card
Incy Wincy - Summertime activities - out on a boat
Crafting from the Heart - Anything goes
Artistic Inspirations - Anything goes/going places
Through the Craft Room Door - Anything goes
Crafty Sentiments - Anything goes
Passion for Promarkers - Oh I do like to be beside the seaside
The Sisterhood of Crafters - Birthday 
Inky Impressions - Summer fun
The Paper Shelter - Birthday card with a sentiment
Fab n Funky - Feels like summer
The Stamping Chef - Anything goes
Simon Says Challenge - Let's be clear - acetate used on the window of the boat
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper July Challenge - Anything goes
Just Keep on Creating - Anything goes
Natalie and Amy - Summertime
Crafting Musketeers - Summertime
Whimsy Stamps - Summertime
Penny's Paper Challenge - Anything goes
Let's Craft and Create - A shaped card

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Cindy van Oorschot said...

Wonderful card you made with the image you chose. Thanks for sharing with us at Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenge.
Cindy DT

KarinsArtScrap said...

fab and great card Kym.

gr karin

Alyx said...

I love this. The Stamping Chef images are so much fun and the whole thing is brilliant. Thank you for joining us over at the Scribble and Scrap Challenge. Good luck.

Darlene said...

LOL ... OMG ... what a cute image and you've showcased her PERFECTLY! Love this card! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood’s ‘BIRTHDAY’ challenge and please come back again soon!
one of the 'Sistahs'
The Sisterhood of Crafters

Sue B said...

Oh Wow! this is gorgeous Kym… what a fab seaside scene you've created… I love all the little details… it's an awesome card! :-)
Thanks for joining us at MAWTT!
Hugs Sue B xx

Diane said...

Great fun Kym !! She will put a smile on any guys face !! Thanks for playing at Crafty Sentiments Designs !!

hugs Diane xx

Cards By MI said...

Fun and charming! Love it! Thanks for playing with us over at PFP this week.
Love n hugs

Unknown said...

This is fantastic love this layout thanks for joining in at The Stamping Chef

Gail said...

GREAT image! This is colored so great and love your sentiments! Thanks for joining us at The Paper Shelter this week! Hugs, Gail

Cathy P said...

Adorable little pin-up girl! Thanks for playing with our anything goes challenge at Crafty Sentiments. Cathy*xx

Seafield Jo said...

This is a great, fun card and your colouring is fabulous.

Thanks for joining in our challenge at Crafty Calendar this month.

Jo x

Mandy said...

Such a beautiful design Kym and just perfect for our latest challenge over at Let's Craft and Create. Thank you for joining in.

Anonymous said...

Fun and cute card, thanks for joining us at The Paper Shelter.

Vannessa said...

This is absolutely stunning and your colouring is fabulous too - thanks for joining in the Stamping Chef Challenge this week.

Hugs, Vannessa

Helena (Gvendalen) said...

Gorgeous card. Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion Challenges. hugs, Helena

Debbie Adams said...

Your so creative! I love what you did with this image. I absolutely love your card,such a fun card. Oh, and the hair is beautiful. :D
Thank you for joining at Scribble and Scrap Challenge.
Deborah DT

Janice said...

A fun image Kym and a great card design. Love the colours and layout. A perfect card for us over at MAWTT, thanks for playing along, Jx

coops said...

oh wow so stunning kym.your design is fabulous and i love the saucy image ;D
Thanks too for joining us this week at PFP :D

xx coops xx

Loopylou. said...

he he he he! oh I love it!
thank you so much for playing along with us over on the PFP challenge blog
hugs Lou x

Angie said...

Cute card love the image! Thanks for joining us at Crafting From The Heart! Angie-DT


Anonymous said...

Just love how you've created the sea themed scene around the saucy sailor girl.So clever and creative.Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion.Hope to see you again next week.
Lisa x

Heather said...

A fabulous easel card Kym, a great design and gorgeous papers. I love your elements and such a cute fun image!!!

Thanks so much for joining Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge,
Heather xx

Cards By MI said...

Lovely looking card. Love all the sentiments and fabby image. Thanks for playing along with us over at the Papershelter this week.
Love n hugs
Marie, TPS team leader

Ciska said...

This is a great summery card, love the boat shape! Thank you for linking up to our Feels Like Summer challenge @ Fab 'n Funky :)

dragonllew said...

Fantastic card thanks for joining us at Incy Wincy this week.
Jenny x

coldwaters2 said...

Hiya Kym I often think about how you are doing, hope all is well with you and the family. Kym this is BRILLIANT what an amazing card design I love the nautical theme and embellishments and wow I totally love the image you have chosen to use she is a gorgeous, sassy lady, lol, thank you for joining our challenge this week at Stamping Chef
lorraine x

Jingle said...

Very fun and creative card! Thanks so much for playing along with us over at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Let's Be Clear!

Lorraine said...

A gorgeous card. Love the image.
Thanks for joining this weeks challenge at Passion for Promarkers
Lorraine x

Lou Mac said...

What a super fun card! I love the woodgrain and the buoy especially! :)

Thank you for joining in over at Passion for ProMarkers. xo

Deonna B said...

yep , i'm late commenting this week. Beautiful card! I love the design and colors. Thanks for sharing with TTCRD this week.

Amy A said...

Kym, this is FABULOUS! The image is so sexy and the nautical theme is perfect with her! Love your design elements too. Thank you for playing along with us for our "Water Everywhere Challenge" at Open Minded Crafting Fun Challenges- We sure hope you join us again!

Amy- DT Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges
{Lil Cutie Creations}

Helen said...

Another great card - love how you've put this one together.

Thanks for joining us at Penny's.

Helen x

Crafting Vicky said...

ahhhh that's such a fun image love the shape of the card and the fabulous sentiments you have used in it! Just awesome.

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

Unknown said...

This is fantastic! Love the boat.. Love all the sentiments.. This is really great!! Love your coloring! 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}

Milnie said...

This card is fun, fun fun Kym! Love all the different sentiments.

Thank you soo much for taking part in our "Water Everywhere Challenge" at Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges & good luck in the draw…
Hope to see you again in our next challenge as well…

Milnie DT

Charlene said...

Great card, I love the nautical theme of your card and all the detail you added to it. Thank you for creating and sharing your card with us on the Summertime Whimsy Challenge this month.

Judith said...

What a fab card and cute image - so beautifully coloured but.... If she said to me - does my bum look big in this I'd have to say yes lol - Thank you for playing along with the Crafty little Fairies this month hugs Judith x

Fran said...

Fab project , thank you for joining us over at the Crafting Musketeers this month , Fran (DT) xx

Alli Devine said...

Gorgeous summery easel card Thanks for joining us at Ooh La La Creations
Alli x

Vannessa said...

Thank you also for joining in The Paper Shelter Challenge as well with this gorgeous card.

Hugs, Vannessa

Unknown said...

What a fun card! I love the scene you've created and the image is just great! Thanks for joining us at Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges, Good Luck! Hope to see you soon again.

Hanne, DT

Hazel said...

Thank you so much for joining my Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper July challenge with your lovely creation - hope to see you again soon x

Helen said...

Fabulous card!
Thanks for playing at the Crafty Little Fairies Challenge!
Helen x