Monday, July 22, 2013

Just Because

Happy Monday!   I am fashionably late with my Crazy 4 Challenges card this week.  We had family in from out of town for a few days.  Fun times, but no crafty moments were to be had.  Anyway, better late than never!   Check out the C4C blog for more challenge details at Crazy 4 Challenges(C4C195).  

It is sketch week!

For my card I am using Verve's Strong Anchor  and Circular Sayings stamp set.  I combined this set with some Verve's Cut Above Nautical die set.  I used a blue background.  Used circle dies and white embossed the rope border from Strong Anchor stamp set.  I die cut my nautical dies and stamped the image with harvest gold to keep with the Curtain Call inspiration piece.  I am playing along with the Curtain Calls Feeling Nautical Challenge.  I love the simple, yet bold look of this card.

Check out what the rest of the team did with this week's challenge!

As always thanks so much for stopping by! 


Verve's Strong Anchor  and Circular Sayings stamp set
Kraft card stock base, PTI vintage cream, PTI enchanted evening dp
PTI  enchanted evening, white snow pigment, harvest gold inks
Accessories   foam tape, dimensionals, MFT fishtail stax(tiny one cut both ways), white ep
Verve's Cut Above Nautical die set, spellbinders circle dies


  1. Love how you used the sketch and that set, Betty!! Fabulous card! Thanks so much for joining us at the Curtain Call!

  2. this is a FABULOUS take on the the nautical elements, the deep color, and the masculinity of aced it, Betty......(and I bet the others were fabulous too)

  3. my original comment got lost in my signing in .....unless it shows up here later....dang wonkiness

    Anyhooooo....what I said was that I just love the nautical elements, the deep color, the masculinity.....really a fabulous use of the sketch.......(and....I bet the other cards you made were fabbo too....we are often too hard on ourselves)

  4. wow you rocked this sketch Betty ... love the nautical look :)

  5. Super fantastic, Betty! LOVE the bold and classic look of your that you flashed some Verve around, too! Thanks so much for sharing your wonderful card with us at the Curtain Call!

  6. Wow Betty you really did an awesome job with this sketch!!! What a fabulous card!!!

  7. This is gorgeous, Betty! I love the deep blue background and how you stamped your sentiment!

  8. What a wonderful much amazing detail against that dark blue bitty dot patterned paper, love it!

  9. Fantastic card Betty! love the nautical theme! Your blog make over looks awesome!

  10. I love Just because cards...your card is really beautiful, love the Verve nautical set you used and that is a great sketch too!

  11. Fabulous Nautical card! Love the colors and your great take on the sketch! Thanks so much for joining us at the Curtain Call Inspiration Challenge!

  12. Very pretty Betty. Love the circles with the nautical images... great color combo. Nice take on the inpsiration photo. Thank you for playing along with us at Curtain Call.


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