A Life On The Ocean Wave - Traveler Ocean Liner Card

by Joanne James20. June 2014 09:30

Yay - it's Friday! I'm not sure if I should be as happy about this as I naturally feel as I have a ton of work to do this weekend, but hey - I will at least get a cup of tea in bed to start my day as a weekend treat, so that will set me up for the day! I have a busy day today too: we cycled to school this morning, but now I have a spot of housework to do and then hairdressers, more leaflet deliveries for my new catalogue launch party, lunch, afternoon rounders game (Rebecca, not me!) then cycling home and if I'm lucky a spot of crafting before dinner - my UPS man is due today, so all being well I should have more new goodies to play with too! So it's time to show you my card: today I'm sharing another of the samples I made with the Traveler stamp set to take with me to Telford for the Stampin' Up! UK Regional Training Day that I presented at last month. This one features the ocean liner, so is perfect for linking up with the challenge over at The Card Concept, where the theme this week is all things nautical:

I'm also linking up with the team over at SUO Challenges, where their theme is Summer Time - anything from beaches, to ocean to patriotism - so I think my card will fit the bill. This stamp is my favourite in the set; here's just one of the cards that I've made with it:

For this card I've used a base of Night of Navy and stamped the World Atlas stamp in Island Indigo on a panel of the same colour. I stamped the liner in Black Stazon on a piece of Whisper White with my Circle Framelits and coloured with my aquapainter, then inset this circle behind a circle aperture in the Island Indigo layer. To finish, I cut a circle outline using two nested framelits from brushed silver cardstock, then added some mini silver brads to give the appearance of a porthole framing the liner image. A nice clean and layered card.

The front is sentiment-free as I didn't want to detract from my focal image; this also means I can stamp a sentiment on the inside of the card to suit when I'm ready to send it. This set is great for masculine cards - keep checking back as I've lots more to show you where this came from.

Right, I'm off to start ticking off the jobs - back tomorrow with another project; until then, happy stampin'!

 

Stampin' Up Supplies Used:

*Traveler stamp set - available 1st July 2014

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

 

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lisa808
lisa808United States
6/20/2014 7:20:30 PM #

Super card and good decision not to add a sentiment.

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Joanne James
Joanne James
6/21/2014 9:03:34 PM #

Thanks Lisa - glad you liked it!

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Julie Gearinger
Julie GearingerUnited States
6/21/2014 11:09:40 PM #

Oh, I love your card!! The World Map is perfect for the new Traveler image Smile  Thanks for playing along with us at SUO Challenges!!

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Joanne James
Joanne James
6/22/2014 4:21:47 PM #

Hi Julie - I agree! I was lucky enough to be able to borrow it from one of my downlines to be able to make this card; I'm thinking I may have to purchase it though!

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Karen Barber
Karen BarberUnited States
6/28/2014 3:48:13 AM #

What a GREAT card!! I love the map background on this!! Thanks for playing along!!

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Joanne James
Joanne James
6/28/2014 2:15:22 PM #

Thanks Karen! The map background looks great tone-on-tone doesn't it?

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Connie Babbert
Connie BabbertUnited States
6/28/2014 5:31:36 PM #

Wonderful!  Love the porthole look for the steamship!  Great masculine card, but does say SUMMER to me, too!  Thanks for playing along with the SUMMER challenge this time on SUO Challenges!

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Joanne James
Joanne James
6/29/2014 10:09:43 PM #

Thank you Connie - I can almost imagine holidaying on this cruise ship and listening to the ocean. Best go find a travel brochure ...!

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