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Saturday, June 29, 2013

Aarrrh me Hearties!

I do love pirates.  I will now be very silly with lots of pirate jokes. Did you hear about the pirate who..................oh, sorry, forgot what I was doing! Lollipop Ladies are having a new challenge and this one is to take inspiration from the lollipops photo listing below:)


With the twist of water! 

Bye the way - If you see a person not wearing a three-cornered hat, not wearing an eye patch, with out a wooden leg and no parrot on his shoulder, what is he likely to be? A pirate in disguise!

 However, my pirate is definitely wearing a 3 cornered hat - with the skull and crossbones on it - so he has to be a pirate! He is one of Mo's Pencil digi's - isn't he cute! Arrrrrrr!


This is his cabin girl! Notice she has red fingernails and toenails - that's how we know she is a girl! The pigtails might be a give-away as well! She's carrying lots of treasures in her treasure chest!


Another digi image from Mo's Pencil - they are both coloured with Copic pens

I used a step card for my pirate inspiration card - did you hear about the pirate that walked into a bar and ordered a jug of grog? Bartenders says "Why you wearin' that eye-patch, Capin?" "Cause I can't afford an I-pad!" was the reply! Sorry

I created the step card following the instructions from Splitcoaststampers - they have lots of tutorials for things on their website - and I was using SU Marine Mist card. I had to photograph it at night as I was so late finishing it - but I enjoyed making it!

What do Jewish Pirates say?  Ahoy vey!!

I also used my Provo craft die called Ahoy Matey to out out the flag and the ship, and the WATER! Again I used SU card to do this. This is what it all looked like when I finished.



I purchased this little Arr stamp in Melbourne at Paperific but I have no idea from where or whom.

The steps sideways showing the ship, mate and waves (water!)



Looking down at the card - the boy and the ARR are on dimentionals and the flag is glued in behind him.


The whole card folds flat for posting - can you see the wave behind the girl - on the ship?!

What did the pirate say when he crashing his ship into the iceberg?
Shiver me timbers!

I'll stop now.

I will enter this in the following challenges:
Brown Sugar#48: boys and men - yep, covered!
QKR Stampede:  anything goes
SisterAct Challenge: anything goes
ART: anything goes
My Heart Pieces: use a digi - love the pun in the name of this blog!



9 comments:

Margaret said...
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frommycraftroom said...

Fabulous card Susan. Thanks for the jokes too.

Cheryl said...

Very cool card Susan! Love the "steps" and the dimension with your nicely colored images. Thanks for joining us at the A.R.T. "Anything Goes" Challenge, and we hope you'll join us again next week too! ~Cheryl, Senior DT

Heather said...

This is just too cute! A fabulous set card and your little pirates are adorable.

Karen said...

Lovely card, thanks for sharing it with us in the brown sugar challenge, karen

Mian said...

What a great Pirate card with so many fab details! Love that fold, so perfect for this card.

Thank you so much for sharing your creativity with us this week at QKR Stampede.
Best of luck and we'd love to have you visit again!

Hugs Mian
QKR Stampede Design Team Member
http://mianspysselhorna.blogspot.com

Marlene Atkinson said...

A fantastic Pirate card. Thank you for joining us at My Heart Pieces Challenge. Marlene DT

Qie said...

Hi..So in love with this pirate card. Love the digis. Great to have you joining us at Brown Sugar.

Sarah Nancarrow said...

What a gorgeous and fun card! I love the dimension! Thanks for joining us at Sister Act Card Challenge :)