6/10/2012

DeNami June Blog Hop ~ Ahoy!


Welcome friends, you should be arriving here from multi talented Pattie Goldman's blog. If not no worries you can catch up at the DeNami blog so you don't miss any of the fun. This month we're honoring the fellas in our life with cards for guys!


As I've stated before in my blog the men in my life like to be on the water whenever they can. So I put together a cute little number using the Nautical Petit Four set. I think this might be one of my favorite DeNami sets, just love those adorable tiny images!

I started my card by die cutting a circle in the center of 4 1/4" x 4 1/4" kraft cardstock. Next I placed a piece of scrap paper under the opening and made my pencil lines for even placement of my anchors. I know I could have made pencil marks on the card, but this was easier...no erasing! This sweet little anchor and the compass rose were stamped with fresh snow ink. My teeny weeny star and sentiment were stamped with pure poppy ink. The colorful star paper is from the My Mind's Eye: Out of the Blue collection.
  
I tied an authentic figure eight nautical knot ~ Whoo-Hoo!!! I found a picture online and this seemed the easiest knot to follow! I love what it adds to the card, cute huh!  Next on the hop is the delightful Suzanne Bier!

Check out my little Max in the center of a BIG compass rose! ~Lisa


When: The blog hop starts on June 10th at 6 AM, PST. However, you have until June 11, 2012, 11:59 pm PST, to leave comments on all the blogs (to be eligible for a prize).
Why: To be inspired by fun DeNami Design creations and also the chance to win mini shopping sprees on the DeNami Design website!
Prizes: We are giving away THREE $20 gift certificates to our website! We'll be giving away one gift certificate to a random participant (DT members not eligible) and then we'll also be giving away TWO gift certificates to TWO people who comment along the hop!




38 comments:

Jessica said...

Great card! Love the stamps, layout, and fun colors! :)

Andrea Ewen said...

Fabulous masculine card, Lisa...the anchor placement is perfection! Awesome 'nautical knot' too... :)
And Max is such a sweetie!

Wendy said...

I used the same nautical stamps on my guy card... but yours is much more creative!! Love it!

Cardcrafter said...

Very clever card! Your stamping and placement is perfect! I love this! Thank you!

Tracey McNeely said...

Oh how cute is this, I think that buoy is fantastic, love the anchors and the sweet nautical knot. This is amazing!

Jennifer said...

It's official... now I MUST have that nautical set! Love your card! :)

Tenia Nelson said...

I love this!!!!

Barb said...

OMG this is a perfect guy card!!! I love the anchor circle and the knotted twine. And, your pup is adorable!!!!

Glenda J said...

I LOVE this card Lisa. Brilliant design and fabulous colours. I don't have these stamps... might have to remedy that as I love ocean/nautical themed stamp.

Stacy said...

Oh I love this card and I love the stamps! My dad is a fisherman and this would be perfect for him. My wish list is bigger now! Thanks for sharing!

Nance Leedy said...

Oh Lisa this is precious!! Love that little bit of nautical twine and the way you've created a ship's wheel with the stamps and negative space is GENIUS!

Karin Ã…kesdotter said...

What a perfect card for a man or a boy! Love it! Hugs, Karin

Cyndie said...

Gosh Lisa, what a GREAT man card! Your idea for placement of the anchors was pure genius, and the knot finishes off the card perfectly! And I love the photo of Max!

Susan Martin said...

This is a great card and absolutely perfect for a guy!

Emily Keaton said...

Your card is SO fun, Lisa! Perfect for any sailor man ;). I love that fun photo of max, too. He's getting in on the nautical theme here!

Michelle said...

So fun and wonderful, Lisa! I love the anchors and that cute picture of your pup!

Greta said...

Hello my Schnauzer friend! This is one of my all-time favorite cards! Fantastic job with every detail & your figure 8 knot is over the top! Fab-u-lus!

Heidi said...

Fun card! Love the nautical theme!!

Miriam Prantner said...

Very cool card. Love the papers and the little twine nautical knot.

Berni Cuttino said...

Wonderful fun masculine card. Thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving the love. Hugs.

Ruza's Craft Corner said...

Sweet card! Love the nautical & patriotic theme you have going! ;o)

Kathy W said...

Very nice.

febe said...

Fun card with the lovely layout and colors :)

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Mona L. Pendleton said...

Another wonderful masculine card Lisa and I LOVE your puppy posing in the center of the compass! Too cute!

The Wolverina /// said...

Awesome card and cute dog pic!

KathyW said...

The colors really pop against the Kraft paper. Very cute design, love the stars paper too.

Tina M said...

I just love how the colors pop and the center looks like a lifering...what a great card, Lisa!

Pam Wendt said...

First I must say:
How stinkin' adorable is Max!?!

Your card is awesome -
love the nautical theme, and your figure 8 knot - wow! -
those stamps are absolutely darling and you've inspired me to get them too!

Sue D said...

Great nautical card--I like the knot.

Sheryl said...

Wow, amazing job on the anchor placement. Love all of these little stamps!

Colleen Dietrich said...

Max looks teeny tiny in that compass rose! So cute! Love the nautical-motif card...so patriotic, too. :)

Marybeth said...

Love the picture of your sweet Max! We need a little friend for out large dog, looking into a good match for him. Love your nautical card Lisa, just a perfect summer card.

Joyce said...

What a fun card. I like how you made an authentic nautical knot.

Carol Hartery said...

Your card is amazing. You placed everything on it so perfectly and the knot is such a great finishing touch!

Rebecca Mosher said...

Just popped in to see what you've been up too, but am now off on an awesome bloghop. Love the idea of a "guys hop". Love the card!

Mynnette said...

This is awesome!!! LOVE the bright patterned paper amongst all the fabulous kraft! And your fur baby looks adorable! :)

Marie said...

That great use of those mini stamps. Love seeing them as a focal point rather than a fill in. Super man' card!

Sue Lelli said...

WOW! This is so CUTE, Lisa! LOVE the anchors and the stars and the n s e w corner detail! FAB card!