Let Hope Be Your Anchor

Sailing Home and Smooth Sailing Dies

Let hope be your anchor through the storms of life. Such good advice. I whipped this card up in about 30 minutes. The Sailing Home Stamp Set and the Smooth Sailing Dies are such a fun combo and I adore these sea worthy fonts.

Measurements

Full list of supplies needed, listed below. A die cutting machine is needed for this card.
Card Base: Soft Suede Cardstock 8 1/2 h” x 5 1/2″ w folded to 5 1/2″ h x 4 1/4″ w.
Embossed Background: Balmy Blue 3 1/2″ h x 4 1/4″ w
Decorative Background Matte: Whisper White 4 1/2″ h x 3 1/4″ w
Decorative Background: Brights DSP 4 5/16″ h x 3 1/8″ w
Water Color Layer: 
Whisper White Cardstock 3″ h x 2 1/4″ w

Let’s Create

  1. Affix all stamps to Acrylic Blocks.
  2. Fold the Card Base in half using a Bone Folder to sharpen the crease.
  3. Run the Embossed Background through the Embossing Machine with the Pinewood Plank Embossing Folder and adhere with Stampin’ Seal.
  4. Adhere the Decorative Background and the Decorative Matte and then affix to card.
  5. Watercolor wash the Watercolor Layer with Balmy Blue Ink and allow to dry before attaching to the card with the Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  6. Stamp the Anchor in Soft Suede ink on Whisper White and then die cut and attach with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  7. Stamp the Sentiment in Balmy Blue on Whisper White cardstock and die cut with the Layering Circles Dies.
  8. Die cut a a Matte for the Sentiment in Crumb Cake using the Stitched Circle die.
  9. Attach the two Sentiment Layers together and attach with Stampin’ Seal and Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  10. You’re Done! Put it in the mail today!

Shopping List

Stamper’s Toolkit

Design inspired by Carol Lovenstein.