Wednesday, February 1, 2017

A Nautical Adventure

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This card is made entirely of NBUS items that were part of a RAK from Alicia at Time To Create - Thank you Alicia, I was blown away with your generosity.
The gift basically contained a lot of the elements of the release from Kaisercraft called High Tide
  

I used some of the paper from the pad and embossed it with the netting folder - it was so deep that it broke the surface of the paper - saving me the need to sand it as I had planned.


The edge of the paper was sponged with pearlescent white ink, which gave it the look of sea spray.


I used part of the collectable elements for both the word, the rope and the compass



And the sentiment was from the pop-outs at the back of the paper pad.



I finished the inside of the card with a cut off from the background paper.


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25 comments:

  1. What a wonderful card - love the textured background and all the elements go so well together!

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  2. Fabulous nautical design Maxine, love the new dies.xx{aNNie}

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  3. Lovely masculine card, Maxine, with a great embossed background.

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  4. Hi Maxine, a great card the array of elements included in some sets is amazing, you have used them well on your card which will be appreciated... have a great week... Megan

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  5. Oh I love the texture you achieved on the patterned paper! gorgeous card!
    xoxo Olga

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  6. Such a fun card... the nautical/adventure theme is delightful!

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  7. The Nautical design looks fabulous Maxine! Cool card indeed! Thank you so much for playing along with us at STAMPlorations this month! :)
    Suchi- DT xx

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  8. You've made a beautiful card with the RAK sent by your friend. I love the texture from the embossing folder - certainly a happy accident. Barbxx

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  9. Wow! Fantastic images and a wonderful background. SO very pretty.
    Lynn

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  10. Love this card. I love the color combination and the embossing. Hugs

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  11. Fantastic nautical themed card Maxine. That patterned paper is beautiful all on it's own, but adding the dry embossing really makes it even more special. What a lovely gift of craft supplies from your friend. xx

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  12. I never think to emboss patterned paper and I don't know why because it looks fabulous. Another gorgeous card, thank you for sharing x

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  13. Great card Maxine. Great background.

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  14. That embossing looks so good with this paper! And all fits beautiful the nautic theme! Hope you have a good week!

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  15. Love this card- and I have to look up that challenge- I have too much of that NBUS!!! It would be great to get more of my stuff out and create! I thought at first glance your BG DP was embossed- love how it looks!

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  16. I love your card Maxine your creativity is outstanding as always.
    Hugs, Fran

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  17. Love the shimmering colors on this embossed card...very pearly with the soft coloration of the dp (which can be the color of the sea at times!) Adding the dimensional rope and the other elements, so pretty & combined so nicely with the nautical motif. This would be so great for a guy. (with the deep embossing, sometimes adding an extra piece of c/s behind the one you really want, helps to keep from breaking the fibers of the c/s!) TFS & Hugs

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  18. Such a fabulous card Maxine - I love the theme and the shimmer - a perfect combo - and a very generous RAK - love that! <3

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  19. If I am not wrong this is a manly card
    I love the texture on your DP and all element is lovely
    great made Maxine
    hugs
    Monika

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  20. Isn't that just the happiest of circumstances when an embossing folder saves you work? Very cute card.

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  21. Mm that is a great Folder Maxine really makes the embossing pop, great elements.
    Thanks for sharing your inspiration!
    Shaz in Oz.x

    {Calligraphy Cards - Shaz in Oz}

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  22. Wonderful creation!
    Thanks for playing with us at TTCRD.
    Hugs,
    Farida

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  23. Lovely masculine card Maxine, with a great embossed background. Thanks for sharing this on Lemon Shortbread Challenge.
    Alpna-DT

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  24. This is a terrific masculine birthday card, Maxine! I love each of the nautical elements you used!! Thank you so much for playing in my NBUS Challenge #10!! Hugs, Darnell xxoo

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  25. What a superb card, love things that are nautical. This is a great idea for a man's card and one which I will adapt with my dies if you don't mind.
    Hugs, Neet xx

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