Friendships are the Best Ships of All

Monday, June 6, 2016
When I saw the latest sketch challenge (Challenge #40) at Your Next Stamp, I immediately envisioned a sunset scene with the Vacation Phoebe ship from Your Next Stamp. I coloured the ship in dark greys and black, as it would look passing in front of the bright setting sun. I used a number of different inks for the sun and waves, blending the inks and then spritzing water on both as well as a lighter blue spray of ink on the water.

The mat was cut using Simon Says Stamp stitched dies and the waves were cut using retired scalloped dies from My Craft Spot. I just turned them upside down to make waves!

Have a wonderful week!

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jessica said...

Such a gorgeous card Kate!!
Loving that background you created!!
Awesome job!!!

Lori said...

Gorgeous blending of colors creating that sunset! Love the dark ship against the bright waves and sky. Awesome!

Georgiana said...

I have a cruise coming up in two weeks. I shall be floating into the sunset just like this boat. Very nicely done!

Bobby said...

This makes me want to sail away, Kate. Your inked sunset is gorgeous.

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

Great! Love this sentiment! Carri~Abusybee

Sherrie K. said...

Gorgeous card! Great colors and such a peaceful scene!
Sherrie K

Viv said...

Oh wow Kate, amazing card here, love everything about it ;) Viv xx said...

Such a striking card Kate! It definitely caught our attention. Thanks for playing along with challenge #40!

msmith434343 said...

Wow!!! How amazing!! That's beautiful! I'm in awe of you girls that can produce backgrounds like that. Amazing sunset and love that you put the ship between the waves! Terrific job. Have a great week.


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