home is where the anchor drops.

Post 1 of 2 for me today…click HERE for my carbs card.
So many stamps, not enough time.

I’m trying to catch up on my stamp purchases…what a problem to have, eh?  Obviously, I may or may not have a shopping issues (sigh), but I can’t resist cute stuff.

Here’s a card using 2 new sets:
I finally inked up my 

Sweet Stamp Shop


I did my stamping on a Project Life Americana card.
See the boat?  It has been pieced with Cherry Veneer.  The chevrons were a part of the PL card so I used them in my little scenery πŸ™‚

I absolutely adore the Carta Bella Ahoy There Collection….who can resist kraft with white stars?

I’m a huge fan of Divine Twine and this is what started it for me:

My card was inspired by

Big shout out to my IRL friend, Kimberly who is Guesting over at CTS!

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34 thoughts on “home is where the anchor drops.”

  1. Sweet. Just got some maggie holmes kraft with gold dots that your paper reminded me of. Love the carta bella! So much paper, not enough time!!

  2. I just may have that same problem. I have so many uninked stamps in my collection.
    Love your cards and that Lighthouse stamp set is Fabulous!

  3. Akk, this is SO stinkin' adorable, Amy! I absolutely adore that fun little pirate boat and the matching puny sentiment…and how fabulous that chevron ocean is! Love the airmail twine and kraft base, too. Heck, I love every little thing about this!

  4. Love love love this!!! I loveeeeeeee that boat and the sentiment is *sigh* beautiful!!!!!

  5. well at least your shopping problem makes me feel better about my shopping problem πŸ™‚

  6. We're probably all in the deep end with you, Amy! Love this sentiment and your card just makes me smile… and of course wish you could drop anchor in Lake Michigan for a visit!!
    =] Michele

  7. So fun! And why I can't let myself get into stamping again. Collecting those stamps is so addicting. LOL!

  8. Too sweet…. I was seriously contemplating the 4 nautical sets!!!!!….ugh.. Saving pennies for the SU! Holiday catty!!!! —- hey sweet shout out!!!! Thanks crafty pal, can't wait to craft with you!!!


  9. Another adorable card! The white stars look perfect on the kraft cardstock! And I seem to have the same problem as you – too many stamps, not enough time. Guess that's a good problem to have LOL!

  10. Oh my gosh! How cute is this?! I really love that twine… it just makes me happy!

  11. How terrible for you to be overloaded with stamps (you lucky thing!!) This card is so sweet and totally love the cardstock with the tiny stars. The twine certainly finishes it off perfectly!!

  12. Yep, both are cute sets. I am a sucker for sailboats and chevrons πŸ™‚

    An adorable little amy card πŸ™‚

  13. Okay, can I just say that this is amazing?!?!!! I love the chevron waves, the wood veneer on the boat, and that twine is the coolest!! Way to go – this card really rocks!!

  14. Your card is a wonderful translation of the airmail package inspiration! So absolutely sweet with the nautical details! Pure delight!! As for 'having too many stamps"…excellent!! No issues from where I'm sitting!

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