Thursday, July 18, 2013

You Are my Anchor

Here’s my card for the current Curtain Call Inspiration Challenge. My take on the inspiration photo’s nautical theme features the You Anchor Me stamp set from My Favorite Things.

I colored the image with Copic markers and carefully cut it out using a combination of scissors and a craft knife. The image is attached to a pierced edged yellow circle using foam tape. I placed the circle on a piece of navy dotted patterned paper and trimmed the edge of the circle so it was flush with the panel’s edge before adhering the panel to a kraft card base.

To bring in a little more color, I ran strips of yellow striped and gold striped washi tape along the left edge of the panel. They're topped with a pair of gold faux metal stud embellishments.  The set’s “you are my anchor” sentiment is stamped on a fishtail flag strip and adhered at the bottom of the patterned paper panel with the end tucked neatly underneath the image.

Materials Used: 
a la modes You Anchor Me stamp set, Die-namics Pierced Circle dies (My Favorite Things); white cardstock (Taylored Expressions); Memento Tuxedo Black ink, Versafine Majestic Blue (Tsukineko); markers (Copic); Harvest Gold and Kraft cardstock (Papertrey Ink); Trendsetter 6x6 paper pad (Fancy Pants); faux metal stud embellishments (Michaels); yellow striped and gold striped patterned tapes; foam tape


  1. So cute!! I have always loved that image! I think I tried to buy it once & it was out of stock! :( :(

    It's super cute!! I'm excited about the new challenge blog, too!! :) :)

  2. Love the polka dotted paper and the big yellow circle showcasing the darling image. Thanks so much for joining us at the Curtain Call :)

  3. love this card, Lori. the colors are fab with the sweet anchor girl.

  4. What a super cute card!! Thanks for playing along with us over at the Curtain Call!!

  5. love it, Lori! it's a wonderful interpretation of the Curtain Call challenge! thanks so much for sharing your card with us!

  6. Wow, did you have the absolute perfect stamp set for this that girl holding that big old anchor. Really cute card Lori.

  7. This is super cute, Lori!!!

  8. Well how stinking cute is she!!?? Great Job Lori! Thank you so much for playing along with us at the Curtain Call Inspiration Challenge!


    Jessica Kephart

  9. Wow, great coloring and an amazing job fussy cutting your image! I love the navy dotted paper as a backdrop. Thanks for joining us for the first Curtain Call Inspiration Challenge!


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