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Wednesday, 25 January 2012

Magnolia Edwin Distressed Pirate


Good afternoon everyone, hope you are well :-) Here I am with a card using my new Edwin stamp-isn't he so cute?!
For this project I have used Edwin stamped in Memento and coloured in Promarkers and Metallic gel pen for the sword and buckle. My Minds Eye Papers, K&co self adhesive ribbon, Card candy, Distress ink, Cardstock and pirate stamps.
I started by cutting a nestie shape for Edwin, then distressing with Tea dye inks on the edges and then Pirate themed stamps stamped in the same inks.
I distressed the papers with scissors, and tore the cardstock to make a frayed cardstock border, which I added distressed paper border then ribbon. I placed Edwin on the card at an angle and then placed an 'Ahoy! There!' greeting in the bottom corner of the card. Lastly I added Card candy in the top left hand corner.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
Celebrate the Occasion: Masculine Birthday
Creative Craft Challenges 2: Blue
Cards for Men: Boys and their Toys
Crafty Bloggers Network: Distressing
Craft Spot: One for the Boys
Stamps R Us challenges: Just Kidding around
The Crafty Pad: Something for the Boys!

Thank you for looking and for your lovely comments! :-)

21 comments:

  1. Such a darling pirate!!
    Thanks for playing at CTO!

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  2. Fabulous card love everything about it :O). Chris xx

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  3. Cute card.Love the pirate scene and your colours.Thanks for joining us at My Craft Spot.
    Jayne x

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  4. Gorgeous card,fab image and colours
    Lorna xx

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  5. Ah this is so cute. Thanks for joining us at The Crafty Pad this week.
    Pinky guest dt

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  6. Wonderful card. Love how you stayed with the theme of the challenge. Thanks for joining us at Cards For Men. Good luck on the challenge. I love seeing your creation.
    Hugs, Patricia

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  7. This is a lovely card and the image is fab
    x catherine

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  8. Awesome image! Thanks for playing with CTO!

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  9. he is sure a cutie! Great job, love the colours.

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  10. great card, thanks for entering the CBN challenge, good luck xx

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  11. fabulous male card elaine.the image is fab and i love your paper and design :D

    xx coops xx

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  12. Really Cute!!! Thanks for playing along with CTO!!

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  13. He is just a little cutie and your overall card is so adorable! Thanks for joining us this week @ CTO for our Masculine Birthday Challenge :)

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  14. lovely colours and like the treasure map :-) xxx

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  15. What a cutie. Love the card! Thanks for joining us this week at CTO

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  16. Love this card, fab layout and colours. Tinaxx

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  17. Fantastic card. I adore it. Became a follower.

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  18. This is so sweet! What a darling image you've used! The colouring is wonderful!
    Thanks so much for playing along with us at My Craft Spot!

    Kate
    Small Bits of Paper

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  19. Hehe... such a you card!! :) Love the distressing on the image edge!! :) Rxx

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Thank you for your lovely comments, I really appreciate them all :-) Elaine-xxx-

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