Let's Set Sail Adventure Awaits CCS469

by Joanne James10. May 2022 13:00

It's Tuesday and time for a new challenge over at CAS Colours & Sketches. This week's challenge is a sketch challenge and Shannon has asked that we layer some shapes along a vertical panel. Feel free to flip or rotate the sketch when making your card.

 

For my card today I did just that - I turned the sketch through 90 degrees and went with a very fluid interpretation of Shannon's sketch using the Let's Set Sail bundle:

 

Here's the low-down on today's card:

Let's Set Sail - The Let's Set Sail bundle is perfect for clean and simple cards and it works for everything from (masculine) birthdays and encouragement to baby cards. I added the sea directly to my white cardbase, along with my sentiment and some birds, then added my punched sailboat with dimensionals for a little extra lift. I love the sketchy appearance of the stamps in this set: 

 

Tuesday Tip - The Tuesday Tip that I'm sharing over in my Crafty Owl Creatives Facebook Group today is around the Sailboat Builder Punch - some clever stamping enables you to stamp and punch it out in one go:

 

This is such a time-saver and econimcal use of cardstock too. You can get the detail, see other Tuesday Tips and more by joining my Facebook Group here

Here is the visual summary of the key products used on today's project for you to pin for easy reference:

 

You can see all of my 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. 

Today's card was also inspired by a couple of other challenges: the team over at Color Hues are asking us to create cards using the colours blue and tan and over at Time Out where the theme is 'vacation':

    

As a keen scuba diver, I am more like to be found beneath the waves rather than in a sailboat, but each to their own (and I don't have a stamp featuring a scuba diver ;-) )

Enjoy your day and I'll be back tomorrow with another project. Until then, happy stampin'!

 

Stampin' Up! Supplies Used:

Table built using Product Table Builder by The Crafty Owl - Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.

Comments (6) -

Michele F
Michele FUnited States
5/10/2022 7:47:39 PM #

Joanne, you have found the most wonderful set for that Sketch!  LOve that little sailboat's sail as the triangle stand-in!  The colors are so great, too!
=]

carol
carolCanada
5/11/2022 2:11:08 PM #

Your sail boat card is awesome; perfect for both the sketch and the Color Hues Challenge! Thank you for joining us! So cool that the boat is a punch!
~carol

Nancy
NancyUnited States
5/11/2022 11:47:15 PM #

This card sparked an idea for me for a retirement card! Great job! Thanks for playing along at Color Hues! You can stay beneath the water, I will man the boat! LOL

Nonni
NonniFinland
5/12/2022 6:13:22 AM #

Very beautiful! I love the elegant CAS look of this and the simple color scheme really works well with the theme. Thank you for joining us at Time Out!

Karen Walker
Karen WalkerUnited States
5/13/2022 12:16:10 PM #

What a great subject for the blue/tan challenge! I love the design of the card, and the sentiment is wonderful as well! Thanks for joining us at Color Hues!

Cécile RIBON
Cécile RIBONFrance
5/17/2022 11:21:40 AM #

I can't resist a nautical card! And yours is just fabulous. This sailboat is gorgeous.

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