Wednesday, 4 October 2017

The Pirates Have Landed

Hello.  Welcome.  I am pleased to report that Katie's mail box is still standing and her slightly delayed Card Chain Challenge card from me has landed safely.  Regarding the Card Chain Challenge.  I admit, I have been getting a bit sloppy and picking the friends option, which is fine, but Deborah has spent considerable time and brain power putting together all the options for the challenge and I felt I was not doing them justice.  So this month I was really gripped by the idea of the themes - Pirates, In the jungle, Friends.  And while I was at it let's go with the colours, and maybe I can work in the sketch as well.  In my excitement to send it I missed adding the metal charm I was going to use, but overall I was pleased to hit 5 of the options available this month.  OK, ready for this?  Bright warning........

I do love Kadoodles Pirate Dan and he hasn't been out for a while.  So here we are, friendly pirates in the jungle using the colours and the sketch (vaguely!!  Should have remembered the metal charm!!  Or coconuts.  Coconuts would have been great!!!).  The flowers and trees are Sizzix die cuts from the Tropical set.  I ripped a piece of card for my ragged flag banner and used Rubber Dance sentiment stamps.  Pirate Dan is coloured with promarkers, distress ink and gold pilot marker. 

You can check out the full reveal HERE.  Well worth a look.  Many awesome cards flew around the planet this month. 
If you want to play along the October sign up is open until October 6th.

Thanks for dropping by.  Hugz

Pirate Dan is joining the fun at
Crop Stop September Challenge - Link Party 32
Time Out Challenges 93 - Friendship/Pink 
Crafters Cafe Challenge 182 - Use Die Cuts and/or Punches
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Anything Goes
Ribbon Girls October Card Challenge 


  1. How colourful and bright? Love it. Thanks for playing along Simon Says Stamp Anything Goes Challenge. Gayatri xx

  2. What a bright and cheery friendship card! Love how you tore your banner to make it fit the pirate theme! So happy you linked up to the Cropstop blog, and I hope I'll see even more of your creativity in the gallery!

  3. Arrrrrrrrrrrrr! 'tis a fine job you've done here, Matey! Jo x

  4. This is such a bright and beautiful card and You have made such a wonderful scene. Thank you for sharing with us at the Ribbon Girl, good luck and I hope you will join us again.
    Gina xx

  5. What a fun pirate. I love how bright and colorful and happy your card is. Thanks so much for playing along at Time Out.

  6. I can see why you love to use this pirate stamp; it is afun image! And your card is so cheerfull and full of summer feeling (something I really like now it looks like a wet and gray day here today) Thank you for joining us at TIME OUT!

  7. Great colors! Thanks for playing with us at The Crafter's Cafe Challenge Blog!

  8. Thank you for entering your wonderful creation at The Crafter's Cafe this fortnight for our "Use Dies and/or Punches" challenge.


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