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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

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