and, sadly, time may be of the esssence
in this case so I decided
I needed to CASE a card quickly
and get it done.
I knew I had the Stampin Up nautical papers
and The Open Sea coordinating stamp set
and since this was for a man---
I started by Googling
"Stampin Up-The Open Sea"
and the first thing that came up was
and they have an entire GALLEY-er, gallery
dedicated to this stamp set!
I hit a treasure chest full!
Ho, Ho, and a bottle of rum---
I cased a card and was off to have some fun!
whose website is
Will have to check it out later!
Anyway-this is the finished product:
I wanted to give it some "oomph"
so not one but two layers of pop-dots
(my hubby wasn't happy when I said extra postage
but hey...it looks awesome in person
and makes the difference between
Here's the inside--
Close to My Heart sentiment and alphabets,
ink, too, for that matter.
SU and CTMH-great shipmates!
No naked mail so the enve got stamped as well.
Well, that's it for me today!
I've got to clean off the work table
and tend to some other housework.
I may be MIA tomorrow as well
as I am hoping to take my hubby
for the House of Blues Gospel Brunch
and maybe spend some time just sight-seeing
before we head home.
Speaking of "brunch"-
that BAD CAT...
so we grabbed a bucket and put the new/right food in it
He was merrily chomping away
but tried to look innocent like
"hey, how'd that come off like that?!"
And we wonder why his tummy sags!
for THE PRAIRIE FAIRY
so stay tuned!
Until next time,