I guess I should explain what the heck I am rambling about...shouldn't I??? Do you know when you 'um and ahhhhhh' about whether you should get a stamp or not, then somehow, but way of other talented folk out there showing you the stamp's potential, you end up getting it? Well this is what happened to me and "Sail Away". It is a single stamp and PERFECT for male cards.
These are my first 2 cards with this stamp......
I wanted an old world, vintage feel to them. It is also amazing what you find when you flip a piece of DP over. The paper I used on these cards was on the flip side of the paper I used here. So fitting for a nautically themed card. Here are the cards close up.......
I aged and distressed both these cards the same way. I used the cutter kit to distress all edges on the card and I then kind of fashioned my own labels for the sentiments. I stamped them on a Word Window punch towards one end and the re-punched it to make it smaller. The brown labels are done via the same method but with the Modern Label Punch. Close ups here.....
These have gone into my stash for those male birthdays that seem to come out of nowhere!!! Thanks for popping by and I hope you get the chance to be creative soon.
CS: (SU) Very Vanilla, Early Espresso, Soft Suede, River Rock, Kaisercraft "Timeless Collection" ~ P657 - World map...flip side is the clocks!!)
Ink: (SU) Early Espresso, Soft Suede
Stamps: (SU) Sail Away, Vintage Labels
Punches: (SU) Word Window, Modern Label
Other bits: SU Jumbo Antique Brass Eyelets, Making Memories Mini Pewter Brads, SU Cutter Kit