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Nautical Birthday

Today's card was inspired by the sketch at the Global Design Project and the Inspiration Site at Splitcoaststampers.com, Ballard Designs.  I picked THIS lovely map as my inspiration.  The GDP sketch (#GDP190) is super cool - I think I may use it on some cards in the future as well.
Here is my card. 
I started the card by stamping the journal image in the Open Seas stamp set from SU!  I stamped it several times and then sponged on some red to color it up and some brown to age it.  Next, I stamped the global map image in Pacific Point, fussy cut,it and then sponged on more blue and some brown ink.  To add the line from the sketch, I masked off a strip and sponged on a heavy amount of Pacific Point.  The sentiment is from the SU! Tasty Trucks set.  I finished it with a light stamp of the compass from the Open Seas set. 

The panel at the bottom of my picture is going inside. 

Hugz,

Nancy

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  1. Wow Nancy, I love the background. The deep red is gorgeous and the masked strip is so clever. Awesome masculine card :)

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  2. Hi Nancy,

    This card has so much character and the colours are just so perfect. The globe looks REAL. Just toooooooooooo good.

    Love,

    Monica

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  3. A super card Nancy,I love the rich background and fabulous design.
    Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob
    x

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