Category Archives: The Open Sea

Make Your Own Designer Paper

  Making the Hand-stamped Designer Paper: When making your own hand-stamped designer paper, it’s always a good idea to start with an 8-1/2” x  11”  or larger piece of card stock.  That way you’ll have more to make several cards. … Continue reading

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Let’s Sail Around the World!

Hi Friends, I hope you all are having a great weekend!  I spent most of the day in my craft room getting ready for Monday’s Card Making Class.  I can’t show you the cards yet, because I like to keep … Continue reading

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Posted in Birthday Cards, Circles Framelits Dies, Handmade Cards, Hardwood, Hardwood Background, Sponging, The Open Sea, World Map | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

The Open Sea for Paper Players Challenge

Hello Everyone, Today I’m sharing a card I made for the Paper Players Tic-Tac-Toe Challenge #189.  My card actually can be entered for 2 of the Tic-Tac-Toes.  It has twine, a die-cut, and is a birthday card.  It also uses … Continue reading

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Posted in 2014 Occasions Catalog, Banners Framelits, Birthday Cards, Handmade Card Classes, Handmade Cards, Sponging, The Open Sea | Tagged , , , , , | 6 Comments

The Open Sea Stamp Set with the Aluminum Foil Technique

Hi Friends, I hope you all had a wonderful 4th of July! Yesterday I shared a card made with the painted Aluminum Foil.  Today’s card was made with Aluminum Foil, but was not painted. First I glued the foil to … Continue reading

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Posted in Aluminum Foil Techniques, Decorative Label Punch, The Open Sea, Word Window Punch | Tagged , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Monday Madness-Cards You Can Make in 10 Minutes or Less…On Tuesday

Sorry Everyone, I was so busy with my Card Making Class and Filling Orders for my Stamp of the Month Clubs yesterday that I just did not have time to post the card for Monday.  So, here it is!  This … Continue reading

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May Stamp of the Month Club–The Open Sea Stamp Set

Today I want to share just one of the 4 finished cards the members of my Stamp of The Month Clubs received along with The Open Sea Stamp Set.  They also received a tutorial on how to make the card, … Continue reading

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Posted in Birthday Cards, Card Making and Scrapbooking Techniques, Classy Cut-ups Stamp Club, Handmade Cards, Sponging, The Open Sea | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

Happy Flying!

On May 20, 1927 Charles Lindbergh gunned the engine of his plane, The Spirit of St. Louis, and bounced down a muddy field at Roosevelt Field in Long Island.  Thirty-three and one half-hours later, he landed his plane in Paris … Continue reading

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The Open Sea and Nautical Expedition Designer Series Paper

This is a birthday card made with The Open Sea Stamp Set (wood-123030; clear-123032) from last year’s Summer Mini Catalog.  Many people don’t know that this stamp set is still available, but it is and can be purchased until July, … Continue reading

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Posted in Baker's Twine, Birthday Cards, Handmade Cards, Nautical Expedition DSP, The Open Sea | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

The Open Sea

I use a technique on this card that I don’t use too often. I really don’t know why…it’s easy to do and very pretty.  I think I just forget about all the techniques around because there are just so many. … Continue reading

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Nautical Card

Hello Everyone, Today I want to share another nautical card with you.  This card is made with Night of Navy, Whisper White, and Cherry Cobbler Card Stock.  The images were stamped in Not Quite Navy Ink and the stamps are … Continue reading

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Posted in 2011 Summer Mini Catalog, Birthday Cards, Handmade Cards, The Open Sea | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments