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Sunday, 17 July 2011


Using an image from Joanna Sheen's Thomas Kinkade CD which was in my bit box, I've layered it onto gunmetal mirri card before mounting with foam pads onto an 8x8 card. Finished with a length of black ribbon and sentiment and a life belt badge.

Challenges entered:
CD Sunday - nautical
Crafter's Companion - one for the boys
Allsorts - free and easy
Creative Inspirations - no flowers allowed
Unstampabelles - celebration
Heidi's Hobbystuggu - card for a man
Paperminutes - homes/houses

Carol x


  1. That's a great image from Joanne Sheen i love her cd's love the lifebelt, black ribbon and sentiment really is a great Nautical theme:) Sandra H

  2. Wonderful card and that lifesaver badge just finishes the card nicely. Thanks so much for joining us at Unstampabelles.

  3. Great card Carol - love those crashing waves. Thanks for joining us again at CD Sunday. x

  4. Hi Carol. It seems that this challenge is going to be a popular one. To do with us being an Island race perhaps. I love the image you have used of the crashing waves. Thank you for joining us at Cd Sunday again.

  5. Nautical is such a wide theme that we are seeing such a great selection and this is one of the best. Love this image and your little lifebelt is perfect.
    Thanks for joining us again at CD Sunday.
    Jenny x
    CD Sunday DT

  6. Tanks for showing your card for paperminutes. I love the atmosphere of your fantastic card.

  7. Stunning card, love the life buoy embellishment.

  8. Gorgeous lighthouse! Really like the lifesaver embellie! :) Thanks for joining us again over at Unstampabelles!

  9. A fantastic image. Love the little lifebelt ring.
    Thank you so much for entering our challenge at ALLSORTS this week, good luck & hope you’ll join us again!
    Hugz Fleur xXx

  10. FABULOUS! love the badges and ribbon

  11. Lovely nautical card Carol. Great image
    Thanks so much for playing along at Allsorts this week and good luck!
    Big hugs

  12. Super card Carol, a lovely image. Those waves are very apt for the weather we are experiencing at present. Love the ribbon and your life belt badge. Thanks for your continuing support over at CD Sunday.
    Christine xx

  13. This is a fantastic card hun! Thanks for joining in with our theme of No Flowers Allowed over at Creative Inspirations Wednesday's Challenge Blog! xxx

  14. Very interesting image and an excellent card I think this would be very suitable card for a man.
    Thank you for joining us on Unstampabelles

  15. lovely card, the image is really stunning, the simple style shows it off so well

    thanks for being free n easy with us this week at Allsorts



  16. Carol, beautiful image, looks wonderful on your card, love the little life bouy embellishment on your ribbon

  17. such a nice card well done
    chris jw x

  18. Hi. Great card you have created, I like the image you have used on this.. A kind of clean and simple card for a man. Thank you for joining HeidisHobbystuggu this time. Smile from Hege.

  19. This was a gorgeous male card;) Thanks for playing at HeidisHobbystuggu this week. Bettina

  20. Your card is gorgeous! I love the image you used.

    Thank you for joining our “For The Men In Your Life” challenge at Sentimental Sundays .

    Stop by my blog to check out my blog candy!

  21. A super card Carol, I love the Thomas Kincade CDs. I like the way you have used the lifebelt as a fastener for your ribbon.

    Sue xx

  22. Fabulous Carol, love the life belt, I almost used this image for my card, I do like the TK Cd's, thanks for sharing with us at CD Sunday hugs Wendy xx

  23. What a lovely card! Thanks for participating in the challenge at HeidisHobbystuggu!

  24. Fabulous card. Thanks for joining us at Sentimental Sundays!

  25. What a lovly card. Thank you for joining our challange at Heidishobbystuggu! =)


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