Sail Away with Me

Hi, everyone! I've been on a roll this week using the Ahoy Me Hearty stamp set from Paper Smooches. Here's a nautical-themed card for someone special.

I blended on cracked pistachio, peacock feather, and chipped sapphire distress inks after heat embossing the ship from the stamp set in liquid platinum.

Then, using the Taylored Expressions Ray of Sunshine cutting plate, I die cut 4 layers and secured them together with glossy accents to give the card dimension. Using multiple layers instead of foam tape gives the die cut much more stability.

For the inside sentiment, I used multiple stamps from the Simon Says Stamp Sailing set.

Thanks for stopping by!!



Taylored Expressions: Ray of Sunshine Cutting Plate

Paper Smooches AHOY ME HEARTY Clear Stamps FBS236 Simon Says Clear Stamps SAILING sss101535 Ranger Inkssentials MINI GLOSSY ACCENTS Glue Adhesive .5oz GAC27898 Tsukineko Versamark EMBOSS INK PAD Watermark VM-001 Tim Holtz Distress Mini Ink Pad CRACKED PISTACHIO Ranger TDP46776 Tim Holtz Distress Mini Ink Pad PEACOCK FEATHERS Ranger TDP40064 Tim Holtz Distress Mini Ink Pad CHIPPED SAPPHIRE Ranger TDP39907 Ranger MINI ROUND INK BLENDING TOOLS IBT40965 Ranger MINI ROUND FOAM REFILLS for Mini Round Ink Blending Tools IBT40972 Ranger Embossing Powder LIQUID PLATINUM EPJ37484


  1. What a stunning card. I love the colours you've chosen for the background, so impactful, and the way the die frames it all - absolutely gorgeous! Thanks so much for sharing at Less is More! By the way, because we're a CAS (clean and simple) challenge blog, we need to see a little empty space on cards to meet our guidelines, just for future reference :) x

  2. Your background is beautiful and the die cut provides the illusion of movement. Thanks for sharing at Less is More!

  3. Gorgeous card Jen! I love your ink work it looks wonderful.
    Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
    Mandy xx

  4. I love these colours, my absolute favourites. Don't forget, at Less is More we prefer to see more white space left on our participants' entries. A fabulously effective card though.
    Thanks for sharing with us.
    Anita x
    Less is More

  5. No white space on this one, but wow what an impact this card has!
    Fabulous colours too!
    Thanks so much
    "Less is More"


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