Wednesday, September 3, 2014

home is where the anchor drops.



Post 1 of 2 for me today...click HERE for my carbs card.


So many stamps, not enough time.

I'm trying to catch up on my stamp purchases...what a problem to have, eh?  Obviously, I may or may not have a shopping issues (sigh), but I can't resist cute stuff.

Here's a card using 2 new sets:


I finally inked up my 

Sweet Stamp Shop



and



I did my stamping on a Project Life Americana card.


See the boat?  It has been pieced with Cherry Veneer.  The chevrons were a part of the PL card so I used them in my little scenery :)

I absolutely adore the Carta Bella Ahoy There Collection....who can resist kraft with white stars?

I'm a huge fan of Divine Twine and this is what started it for me:


My card was inspired by



Big shout out to my IRL friend, Kimberly who is Guesting over at CTS!

34 comments:

  1. Such a cut card. love your boat and the Kraft background is perfect. x

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  2. What fun images. I love that sentiment and how you used the border for the water Amy.

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  3. Sweet. Just got some maggie holmes kraft with gold dots that your paper reminded me of. Love the carta bella! So much paper, not enough time!!

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  4. I love how you used the PL card. Sweet, sweet little scene you created Amy.

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  5. LOVE your card Amy!!! Great take on the sketch and such an adorable stamp set!
    AWESOME job!

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  6. I just may have that same problem. I have so many uninked stamps in my collection.
    Love your cards and that Lighthouse stamp set is Fabulous!

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  7. This is fab!! I so agree with you on the cute stamps :)

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  8. Akk, this is SO stinkin' adorable, Amy! I absolutely adore that fun little pirate boat and the matching puny sentiment...and how fabulous that chevron ocean is! Love the airmail twine and kraft base, too. Heck, I love every little thing about this!

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  9. Love love love this!!! I loveeeeeeee that boat and the sentiment is *sigh* beautiful!!!!!

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  10. well at least your shopping problem makes me feel better about my shopping problem :)

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  11. We're probably all in the deep end with you, Amy! Love this sentiment and your card just makes me smile... and of course wish you could drop anchor in Lake Michigan for a visit!!
    =] Michele

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  12. So fun! And why I can't let myself get into stamping again. Collecting those stamps is so addicting. LOL!

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  13. I have a wee bit of that twine, I love air mail anything! Love your card!

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  14. Too sweet.... I was seriously contemplating the 4 nautical sets!!!!!....ugh.. Saving pennies for the SU! Holiday catty!!!! ---- hey sweet shout out!!!! Thanks crafty pal, can't wait to craft with you!!!

    Hugs!!

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  15. I adore everything about this card, Amy! Veneer for the boat? Genius!

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  16. So sweet. Love this card, that airmail DT is my very favorite kind.

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  17. ahhhh that stamp set is too cute!! LOVE it and fun card!!!

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  18. Another adorable card! The white stars look perfect on the kraft cardstock! And I seem to have the same problem as you - too many stamps, not enough time. Guess that's a good problem to have LOL!

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  19. Love that adorable pirate ship!! Great card all around.

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  20. This one is so so sweet! Such a cute pirate ship!

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  21. Oh my gosh! How cute is this?! I really love that twine... it just makes me happy!

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  22. How terrible for you to be overloaded with stamps (you lucky thing!!) This card is so sweet and totally love the cardstock with the tiny stars. The twine certainly finishes it off perfectly!!

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  23. Yep, both are cute sets. I am a sucker for sailboats and chevrons :)

    An adorable little amy card :)

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  24. Very cute! I love the chevron waves and that boat is adorable.

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  25. Love the color and great job with the sketch!

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  26. This is so sweet! Wonderful take on the sketch!

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  27. Super fun take on the sketch! I love that chevron ocean!

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  28. Okay, can I just say that this is amazing?!?!!! I love the chevron waves, the wood veneer on the boat, and that twine is the coolest!! Way to go - this card really rocks!!

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  29. Your card is a wonderful translation of the airmail package inspiration! So absolutely sweet with the nautical details! Pure delight!! As for 'having too many stamps"...excellent!! No issues from where I'm sitting!
    Hugs~c

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Cheers,
~amy~