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Have you Discovered Unchartered Waters?

Sadly I haven't been crafting much at all these past few weeks, my own blog has been very neglected.  I was in need of a birthday card so I used that as my excuse to get away from all the other stuff taking up my time and dug into my Altered Pages Stash where I ventured into 'Unchartered Waters'.  That's the name of the Paper Collection from Glitz which I used to whip me up a manly card.  

The nautical based themes and colors of these papers are just perfect for a male card, nothing overly dark, not really any floral designs apart from one paper and they all coordinate beautifully together no matter which way you mix them up.  I love the slightly distressed look of these papers too as it suits my usual messy style.

I decided to follow the nautical idea and used this Glitz Sailing Boat Stamp which is from their Happy Travels Set.  I stamped and embossed then cut this out to align with the edge of my layered papers which includes a piece of the embossed Two Scoops Cardstock from Bazzill.  I then colored this image with my Gelatos to blend in with the colors of the papers.    Finishing off with a Leaky Shed chipboard Gear, a button and some twine to embellish and some added doodles with a white gel pen to highlight the waves.

If you have not ventured out and discovered Uncharted Waters yet yourself,  I suggest you sail over to the Altered Pages store and order today. 

Danie xx


  1. VERY cute card Danie! What man wouldn't love this one! And that stamp it so cool! Might have to check that out!

    1. Thanks Becky, there is a few stamps I love in the Happy Travels Set, particularly the map background and a plane pulling hearts behind it.

  2. very nice job Danie - i feel like getting wet!!!!

  3. I love the chipboard gear! Using it like a steering wheel is very clever!! Wonderful work!!


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