Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Creative With Stamps

Oh how this year is flying by ~ it is August 1st!   Hope you all are enjoying some warm Summer weather and fun family activities!

Well, as you know, on the first of each month is there's a new challenge at  Creative With Stamps.  For the month of August we are looking for masculine  "Boys To Men" creations to be entered at our Challenge Blog  HERE.

My card is for my oldest Grandson, who turned 16 this year!
 #WHAT!  How the heck did that happen? :-o
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* The base card is embossed with "Anchors" EF from KaiserCraft onto grey card stock. 
* The stamp/die set is from PTI What the Doodle-Waves. The 'water' in the background is from PTI Cover Plate - "Nesting" which I used as a stencil
* Sailboats are from Impression Obsession
* The happy birthday laser cut words and anchor charm are from Michael's Craft store.


  1. Oh I love love that Grey embossed paper
    I want it I want it
    tell me please which company who sell it Helen
    love the image too so sweet and cute charm too
    love your manly card Helen
    see you around
    hugs from Teamie

  2. Wow great scene. Love the embossed background and the ocean scene. Hugs from DT team-mate

  3. Wow, those embossed anchors are stunning they really pop! Love the waves too, you've made such a fabulous scene on this card and great idea to include the age on the sail x

  4. This is awesome Helen! Love the dry embossing and the nautical theme.

  5. This is just AWESOME and perfect for my challenge theme. I would be very glad if you visit it.

    Kleido’s BastelStüble
    *Owner* Do-Al(l) Kreatives (#8 – Birthday (Summer kids are the best))
    *DT* Die Sketchtanten
    *GDT* 2CraftyCritterCrazies

  6. I just love how you created this card Helen, especially the boats riding the waves, brilliant! So glad to be crafting with you at Creative with Stamps! Gwendolyn

  7. Great cards, Helen! Hope you enjoyed Tuscany - it's on my list of places to visit! Your cards are lovely, and wouldn't look out of place over at Naughty or Nice Challenges, Jo x

  8. Great card! Love that embossed background!
    The Leaf Studio