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Saturday, July 13, 2013

Daring Do and Pirate Adventures!

Over at the Lollipop Ladies we have a challenge #72 running for the month over July (normally they are each fortnight) and this month the theme is Pirates and the twist is WATER.

This is the inspirational photo





Here is my Tri-fold card using the theme of Pirates:


digi Pirate Johnny - by Meljen - coloured with Copics and Stickles added; frame die cut and ink sponged around

a Bugaboo Digi, with treasure chest too, but the map was on a website about Pirate sayings, printed off and fussy-cut out. Stickles on the sabre!


This is from Meljen too. I sponged ink across top of water and added a sky with the sun out!


The flag is from my die cut stash. The background papers from the stack of left-over papers laying on the table. 

The poem is from the website on Pirate sayings, printed off and ink sponged around. 

I used a few dimentionals to lift up the boy pirate and the sun. My rock is my own drawing! All coloured in with Copics. 


The sentiments come from a freebie stamp off a Craft magazine. The card is SU Tempting Turquoise and the DP with the ships is from SU as well. 


It is kinda cute! Great for a little boy's birthday! There is a story there too if you can read it.

Please enter this challenge - at the moment there is only one entry! 

I will enter this in the following challenges:
Creative Corner: Anything Goes
Delicious Doodles: Create some scenery - yep, underwater and above water!
Just Add Ink: Water! Yes, behind Pirate Johnny and in the sea!
Southern Girls:  No Spoolin! Nope, none here....











15 comments:

Heather said...

It's not kinda cute, it's SUPER cute!!! a great tri-fold card with so many great pirate elements gathered from all those different places. Great job!

frommycraftroom said...

Great job. Love how you got things from different sources. Makes the card a real original!

Granmargaret said...

Great card Susan. A lot of work has gone into this.

tampatha said...

Fabulous card! Great take on the inspiration piece. So much fun. :)
thanks for joining us at Creative Corner Challenges this week.
Tammy DT

Desire Fourie said...

Oh wow, this is an awesome tri-fold creation. Such a fun treasure hunt theme.
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Christine Blain said...

It looks like you had a whole lot of fun making this card, Susan! Great job. Thanks for playing along with us at Just Add Ink this week.

Nikki Spencer said...

Great card! So much detail, very cute. Thanks for joining us at Just Add Ink this week.

angelic crafter said...

fabulous card Susan. Nice folds and layout! Love it :-) Thanks for joining us over in our No spoolin' challenge at the Southern Girls XOX Tania

Chris said...

It's a great card for a little boy! Great folded card, love the pirate theme!
Thanks for sharing at SGC!
Chris
x

KimB said...

What a very fun piratical card Susan. Love all the details you've included - making it a special card to be treasured! Thanks for joining us at Just Add Ink.

NanaConnie said...

Love this, Susan! What fabulous little pirates. :-D So happy that you chose to play in our "All About the Scenery" challenge this week at Delicious Doodles. Good luck.
NanaConnie DT

Niknak said...

Great card! Thanks for joining us at Southern Girls Challenges!!

Valou ALLARD said...

Very beautiful! so original! Thanks for playing with "Southern Girls challenge" this week. Good luck!

Jodene said...

This is gorgeous Susan, what a fun card! Thanks for playing along at Just Add Ink this week :)

Kym's Crafty Cards said...

What a gorgeous and fun pirate card you have made here. It fits our challenge this week well of “all about the scenery”. Thanks for taking part and good luck. Best wishes, Kym (Delicious Doodles Challenge Blog Design Team Member)