Once Again, Last Minute Card for #GDP202

The Global Design Project challenge ends every Monday morning when a new challenge also posts.  More times than not, I find myself working on the challenge on Sunday night.   I don’t know why I always put it off until last minute, but I do.

My blog post tonight needs to be short and sweet, so I will just jump into the challenge banner:

Here’s the card I created using the Sail Away suite products:

Short and Sweet

I did draw inspiration from the challenge banner and the cards posted by the design team.  Their cards included a number of different interpretations of the challenge banner.  I created my own version.  There are so many Sailing Away products in this card, but my favorite is the background DSP.  I love the distressed Balmy Blue, the different Night of Navy stamped lighthouses, and the open feeling of the print.

In addition, I used two other Saling Away patterns from the DSP for the banner and the strip across the bottom. 

The sentiment was stamped in Night of Navy on Whisper White and then cropped using the Smooth Sailing dies.  I also cropped an Early Espresso label, cut it in half, and spread it apart to outline the sentiment.  I really didn’t want to outline the stitches in the ditch in a dark color, so I used the Crumb Cake Stampin’ Write Marker. 

The Night of Navy/Crumb Cake baker’s twine fulfilled the ribbon across the top.  I punched small holes in the banner and wrapped the twine around the Night of Navy base.  The anchor was stamped in Early Espresso and cropped from the die set.  The small holes in the banner allowed me to slip the twine through and attach both the anchor trinket and the cropped anchor.

I used a boatload (pun intended) of dimensionals to pop up the Night of Navy base, the banner, and half of the anchor.  I simply glued the other half of the anchor directly on the banner.

As always, I finished up with the envelope.  I glued DSP to the envelope flap and stamped an anchor in Early Espresso on the bottom left front of the card.  

Short and Sweet and Done

Thank you very much for stopping by my blog.  

Have a Peachy day!