The Open Sea for Try Stampin’ on Tuesday #209

I pulled out The Open Sea today.  I haven’t created with it in for e-v-e-r!  It’s good to revisit what’s in your stash.  Besides, I think it turned out to be perfect for the Try Stamping on Tuesday #209 sketch.

I usually struggle with creating a masculine card.  This one came together effortlessly.

The Open Sea for Try Stamping on Tuesday #209 from

My color scheme is Night of Navy, Soft Suede and Gold.

The Open Sea detail for Try Stamping on Tuesday #209 from

After embossing the anchor image in gold, I cut it out.

Tip: I used the 1/16″ punch to remove most of the cardstock between the chain and the anchor.  It left just a couple tiny pieces that were easy to snip off with my scissors.  Then, I used the 1/8th punch to punch out the center of the loop at the top of the anchor.

Thanks for the fun sketch!

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  • Reply
    March 17, 2015 at 8:46 pm

    What a perfect take on our sketch from last week and a beautiful masculine card, Sara. We are so happy you joined the fun at Try Stampin’ On Tuesday!

    • Reply
      Sara Levin
      March 27, 2015 at 4:37 am

      I really enjoyed this sketch. This might have been the easiest masculine card I’ve ever made. Thanks!

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