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Tuesday, 24 April 2012

Yo Ho Ahoy!

Hey crafting bloggers, hope you're all well today!
Just wanted to share this Edwin/pirate card I made on Sunday! Isn't he cute....i'm
gonna use him a lot more.....i'm determined to plough through all my un-inked stamps before i buy any more!
And everything else is from my stash, too.....aren't i doing well lol ......i even recycled a teabag to
stain the treasure map and tag he he!!
Thanks for looking and have a lovely day!
Jo x
6x6 card blank - stash
black card - stash
patterned paper - stash
die cut ship - stash
ric rac - stash
bunting - sizzix die
silver peel offs - stash
string - stash
Edwin stamp
treasure map - free download 

children at Creative Belli
fav song/movie  (treasure island) at  My Mum's craft shop
boys dig it at 4 crafty chicks
it's a man thing at Crafty Anne's
lots of layers at Delicious Doodles
add black cardstock at Crazy 4 challenges
inspired by film (treasure island) at Secret crafters
for the boys at Send a smile 4 kids
boys toys at Totally Gorjuss
cards for tiddly peeps at Here come the boys
loaded with layers at Stamptacular Sunday
texture at Cards for men
no girls allowed at Crafty Boots


  1. Jo this is fabulous,and "snap" I have just purchased a Mo Manning digi of a pirate and have just finished coloring him.
    Well done I love this card Hugs Elaine

  2. What a cutie the image, layout and fab colours too :o)

    big hugs Vicky xx

  3. Love your pirate card Jo! Just right for a boy! :o) Helen x

  4. gorgeous creation! Thanks for joining in our challenge this week at My Mums Craft Shop! Gemma :)

  5. Lovely card, perfect papers too. Hugs, Amanda x

  6. This is fabulous Jo - what child doesn't love pirates!!! Brilliant xx

  7. Great card Jo a fantastic layout and a darling image.

    Hugs Julie x

  8. Ahoy Matey Jo~
    Love your image and cute pirate ship...
    Pretty layout...

  9. Good for you Jo using up those scraps. I love the card, everything is so cute and yes Edwin is especially cute. joann sassy raggedy

  10. What a fun card for our "For the Boys" challenge! Love the fun image you chose! Thanks for sharing it with us at Send a Smile 4 Kids! Hope you come back soon.

  11. Thanks for playing our Boys Dig It challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks, great job!

    Leanne DT 4CC!

  12. gorgeous love the creation and presentation of your movie, thank you for joining us at the Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge
    Hugs Kate xx

  13. Love all of the different elements to this card especially the treasure map! Thanks for joining us at SAS4Kids


  14. fantastic card Jo & love all the detail..
    hugs and xxx

  15. gorgeous card jo.i love the fab edwin and your details are stunning ;D

    xx coops xx

  16. Awesome, love the theme of your card.

    Thanks for making our Boys Dig It challenge so special.

    Kasey ~ in Oz
    Guest Designer @ 4 CCC

  17. Fab card Jo. I love the little details, like the aged treasure map and the black flags.

    Thank you for sharing your card with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.


  18. Super cute! Love the background papers, just perfect for the pirate treasure theme.Fabulous image and ship!

  19. What a cute card, I love all your fun details with your sweet image! Thanks for joining us this week @ SAS 4 Kids for our "For the Boys" challenge :)

  20. Hi Jo. This little pirate is gorgeous and the card is brilliant.
    Thanks for your comment earlier. Dobby is now right comfy in front of the fire in another of his cushions! He isn't spoilt though at all though!! LOL!

  21. Fabulous card love the texture and your whole card design, and what a cute image to. Thanks for joining us at CFM, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxxx

  22. Aww I love Pirate Edwin and the papers are just perfect! Love how you've stained the treasure map - it looks fab!
    Big Hugs!
    Sue xx

  23. Hi Jo,
    This looks fab. I love your image & all the wonderful detail. Great interpretation of the movie title too. Thanks for joining us at Secret Crafter's Saturday Challenge.
    Andie xx

  24. Gorgeous Edwin!! A really lovely card for a Tiddly Peep! Thanks for playing and sharing your work with the DT at Here Come The Boys! Woo x

  25. Great card, love the sweet image and fabby papers and layout. Thanks for joining us this week at Totally Gorjuss.
    Lyndsey xx

  26. Great card fits the challenge perfectly.
    Thanks for joining in with the Secret Crafters Saturday Challenge this week.
    Hugs Sonia xx


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