Friday, February 12, 2016

Jake & The Neverland Pirates Treasure Chest!



Hello Everyone!

With Valentine's Day only a few days away I thought I'd share the Valentine I made for my youngest son.  He's currently entranced with Jake & The Neverland Pirates so I used that as my jumping off point and created Jake's Treasure Chest!

Most elements I cut by hand; including the shape of the treasure chest and Jake's sword which decorates the front of the chest.  Instead of using plain card stock I dressed up the edges and details with Gold Glimmer paper; a perfect addition to a Treasure Chest!  After making the chest I still felt like something was missing so I added Jake's parrot, Skully perched atop.  I think he turned out sooo cute - right down to his skull hat!  Here's a peek at the inside of the card...


As you've probably noticed the card isn't meant to stand upright like a standard card.  This could be easily fixed by adding a small stand at the back or adding another bottom layer attached at the hinge point.

I can't wait to see what he says when he opens it on Sunday!  I'm pretty sure I've struck gold with this one!

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I'll be back next week to share some exciting new punch art with you!  And here's a hint - its LEGO themed!  Hope to see you then :)


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1 comment:

Susan Mac Donald said...

you have so much talent designing these cards; I always look forward to your posts. thank you for sharing!

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