Sea Street Nautical Colour Block Card

by Joanne James17. May 2016 07:30

A quick post from me today with a great clean and simple card for the man in your life! My card today was inspired by the inspiration photo over at Fusion and the sketch over at CAS Colours and Sketches:


I love the nautical-themed inspiration photo and knew just the thing to make it work with the sketch - take a look:

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

Blocks of Primary Colour - To keep a 'clean and simple' feel to my card, I restricted myself to a red, white and blue colour palette. These three colours also reinforce the nautical feel of my card. I popped these coloured pieces up on dimensionals to emphasise the diagonal channel. Here's my colour palette if you'd like to save it:


A Diagonal Slant - The diagonals on the sketch were perfect to showcase two rows of nautical flags from the 'Sea Street' stamp set that I still had out n my desk after making yesterday's project.

A Big, Bold Happy Birthday - I finished my card with a big 'Happy Birthday' from the retiring hostess set 'Happy Birthday Everyone'. Such a great sentiment set - I'll be sorry to see this one go!

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. 

That's all from me today; I have another busy day planned with a team meeting and networking event on the cards. 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 (7) -

karen h
karen hUnited States
5/17/2016 3:42:13 PM #

Awesome card - love the color blocking and how you used the banners! Thanks for playing along with us at CC&S!

Liz Bailey
Liz BaileyUnited States
5/18/2016 3:43:16 AM #

I love how you combined the inspiration photo with our sketch - it's a perfect match. Thanks for joining us at CAS Colours & Sketches this week. Liz x

Patricia Hays
Patricia HaysUnited States
5/18/2016 4:18:56 AM #

I really like the bold blocks of color.  They are great with the nautical theme.  You've created a wonderful CAS card perfect for anyone who loves sailing, male or female!  Thanks for sharing your card with us at CC&S - I've missed having you join in our challenges!

Caro Thomas
Caro ThomasUnited Kingdom
5/19/2016 6:41:12 AM #

I love your CAS card, Joanne.  Fab colour choices for the sketch and I agree with you that it's a real shame we are losing that hostess stamp.  Thanks for joining us at CC&S this week. Caro x

LouiseUnited Kingdom
5/20/2016 9:55:34 PM #

Super masculine card, based on the sketch. Thanks for sharing at CC&S
Louise x

Stephanie Severin
Stephanie SeverinUnited States
5/21/2016 3:53:29 AM #

Love those nautical flags ... so glad you joined us at Fusion Card Challenge.

Michelle Lupton
Michelle LuptonAustralia
5/26/2016 8:45:05 AM #

Love the nautical flags!   Thanks for joining us at the Fusion challenge! Laughing

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