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Thursday, May 9, 2013

Vintage Sailor Boy - Confirmation Card No 3

It's the season for confirmations, so this is the third confirmation card I've made for a boy.
For this one I chose to use a  vintage image of a sailor boy. I went with blue, white and sand colored papers and embellishments for a nautical feel.
The DPs I've used are from Maja Desgin. To add some feel of texture I embossed a square of paper, I machine stitched around the edges using silver thread, I put cheesecloth behind the image and a bit of jute to make the frame.
The anchor is die cut using a Die-namics die, and I embossed the paper with platinum ultra thick embossing enamel to give it a metallic look.
The embossed square opens up, and on the inside I've made a pocket for a gift card or money and space to write. I added to die cut rounded tags to make the flaps for the square and decorated them with candy. The sentiment I chose to put between the flaps, it's a confirmation greeting and it's been heat embossed with blue embossing powder.

This card is for these challenges:
1) Digi Sketch Challenge - For the Boys
2) Ooh La La Creations - Vintage/Nostalgic
3) Penny's Paper-Crafty - #126 Diecuts/punches
4) Everybody-Art-Challenge - #235 Fabric
5) Stamping Sensations - Embossing and Texture
6) Delicious Doodles - Something for the Boys
7) Fairy Tale - #66 - A Very Special Occasion
8) Paper Creator's Crafts - For the Boys
9) 2 Sisters - #141 Bingo (Embossing+Patterned Paper+Die Cuts/Punches)
10) Make it Monday - Anything Goes

35 comments:

Crafty Lark said...

Great card, love your design and fab textures. xx Flora

Laine said...

This is fabulous Pia, you have such a good eye for colour and design. A stunning creation.
Laine
xx

Lisa M said...

Outstanding Pia! The concept of this being overalls with an interactive flap is terrific. The masculine textures of jute and cheesecloth is wonderful and there is a complete nautical feel to this. Having the card open for a monetary gift is perfect. I just love your confirmation card! :)
hugs,
Lisa x

aussie aNNie said...

This is just super and love the dies and embossing used...awesome finish.x

KraftyKoolKat said...

Wow!!! Sweetie this is so gorgeous. You are so talented. Love the colours they are awesome.

Hugs
Cathy
xxxxx

Heather said...

A fabulous card Pia, I love your design ad such gorgeous colours. Your vintage style image is delightful and such fantastic details!!

Thanks you so much for joining Everybody Art Challenge,
hugs
Heather xx

Planetsusie said...

Oooh Pia - I popped over from MIM blog to see your other card and this one caught my eye! I just love this layout and those colours are beautiful. One of my favourites this week!

Hugs to you Sue Pxxx
http://susiesplanet.blogspot.co.uk/

Sue - bearhouse said...

Such a beautifully designed card Pia. I love the image, wonderful detailing and gorgeous colours. I especially like the way you have added the die cut anchor.
Sue xx

NancyD said...

It is a gorgeous card Pia and so nautical! NancyD

Pascale Mitchell said...

Love the sailor and the vintage look thanks for sharing your gorgeous card xxx

cotnob said...

This is a fabulous confirmation card Pia, I love your vintage image and nautical theme.
Pauline
x

Yvonne Garner said...

Wow Pia! I don't no where to begin! A gorgeous, well designed card. I LOVE all th special details, all the texture and the unique fold/shoe/design of the card. Bravo!

Corinna said...

Vintage und maritim- das ist eine wunderschöne Kombination! Deine Karte ist toll!
Lieben Gruß,
Corinna

Sue B said...

Ooh this is gorgeous Pia… what a lovely vintage image and the way you've carried on the rope theme is wonderful… I love the papers and the flaps with candi… and the anchor… and the cheesecloth… so many wonderful details to this card… it's a fab design! :-)
Hope you're having a good day!
Big hugs
Sue xx

jem (jane elizabeth middleton) said...

Hi Pia I just love the vintage look and nautical theme of your card....all the nice girls love a sailor...lol....
janex

pinky said...

Love your sweet project! Thanks for joining us at Stamping Sensations.
Pinky

Wendi said...

Wow this is gorgeous I love the image and all of the textures chosen
Thank you so much for sharing with us at ooh la la this week
Wendi

Chrissy said...

A wonderful card for a litte or big boy Pia..fabulous image and love the nautical colours and details..fabulous card.

Luv CHRISSYxx

karen said...

Really lovely Pia, love the colour and textures, hugs, Karenx


Marlies said...

A beautiful vintage card. Fab details and a lovely vintage sailor. hugs, Marlies

Bianca said...

That´s such a super lovely card! I love the colours you have used, the image and your coloration. I have bought the ancor die yesterday but have not use it so far. Thank you for joining us at Fairytale Challenge! xx Bianca

Tammy said...

Gorgeous card Pia! Fabulous image and I love all of the textures!!
Hugs, Tammy

Pat K said...

Fabulous card Pia. Love all the texture and the flap is wonderful. hugs, x

Sandy said...

Wonderful card, love the textures and the vintage image. Thanks for linking up with Make It Monday this week.
Remember, to be in the running to win the prize from our sponsor this week just leave a comment for another entry. Be sure to mention you saw them on Make It Monday. The more entries you comment on the more chances you have of winning!
Hugs,
Sandy

Mrs.B said...

Gorgeous card Pia, love the design.
Avril xx

Tracy said...

Nautical themes are really hot right now so you took this card in a great direction. Wonderful use of the jute and cheesecloth. Great card Pia. Thanks for visiting me and for sharing your card at MIM!

brenda said...

A really lovely nautical card Pai with a great vintage feel as well.

Thanks so much for sharing with us at Stamping Sensations challenge.

B x

Wishcraft said...

Great image and love the anchor die! Fab card hun :o) Hugs, Lisa x

Daniele said...

what a great card thanks for joining us at Ooh La La
hugs

Kellylouj said...

Great card, thank you so much for sharing with us at Digi Sketch Challenge.

Kelly x

M said...

Beautiful card - fab ideas - the 'rope' amd anchor. Marina

scrappymo! said...

Love the little hidden pocket for the money portion of your card. Loving this shade of blue again. It is such a rich shade of blue!

Love the charm and chesecloth net!

Asha said...

A handsome card. Love your attention to detail....the anchor and buttons...perfect boy-trinkets.

xxx Asha

Deanne Clarke-Saunders said...

Amazing card!!! Thanks for participating in our PENNY'S PAPER-CRAFTY challenge!! Hope to see you again next week!

~DEANNE~
A Little Bit O' Paper

Tracy said...

Fab creation, thanks for joining Stamping Sensations, good luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x