Wednesday, September 18, 2013

CC Designs September Preview -- Pirates!

Hello!  The weather is finally cooling off here and it actually rained so that helped so much with all the sticky, humid weather we had before.  And finally I can feel the wind blowing through the windows.  It's hard to craft when I'm feeling all sticky and sweaty. 

I don't know where all the time is going.  I think I've been procrastinating and now I realize there are 3 hours worth of Grey's Anatomy reruns on TV every day!  Too many distractions!  I have some images colored up but can't seem to get into making them into cards.

Here is my little creation for CC Designs September review which is all about pirates.

I made this little box from this tutorial over at Splitcoaststampers.  It is a tutorial on how to make a box to hold small cards but I think it makes a cute little treat holder.  After I made my box, I had to make 2 more for my youngest who now is asking me to help him make fancier crafty things.  Now, he wants me to use my dies to cut out his images too!  He loves all the fancy shapes.  Sometimes crafting with him is like just him crafting and me helping.  I can't get much of my own things done. 

I used CC Cutters Grunge Tag die and embossed one of the sentiments from Webbie's Words Pirate Sayings on to it.  I also used some other sentiments from the set and stamped those onto MFT's vertical giftcard die.  The grunge tag die fits nicely in there.

Here is a close up of Roberto's Rascals Pirate Henry

Please head over to CC Designs blog to check out more pirate themed creations!

Thanks so much for stopping by!


10 comments:

Handmade Cuties said...

This so adorably cute...makes me feel squishy inside! How fun to craft with your li'l one - he's gonna be better than you soon. Loving the rain and cooler weather!!

Creations by Shirl said...

Wow, you folks are lucky to have some rain, it's piping hot here on my end.. I'm still procrastinating to go out and do my yardwork or not?
Love your cute box I bet your little helper has couple this from you already..... How cute to have those extra 10 fingers helping out....
Enjoy your wonderful day.....

Leanne said...

Hi Eva!
So glad you're starting to enjoy some cool breezy weather. I know when I was there a few weeks ago I enjoyed the rain and the nice weather, and then when I got back to LA, BAM! hot and sticky! no bueno! haha!
Aww, this is super duper arghhhdorable. hahaha! Seriously, I've missed visiting your blog. Hope to come back more often. Hey your son could be the next Tim Holtz! :)

Lynn said...

Oh boy, this project turned out great. Love the distressed look and the Pirate image. You are a good mom for crafting with your son. I'm sure he'll remember your special time together. In no time he will be too grown up to craft with mom so enjoy this wonderful mom-and-son time. It's a blessing and memory in the making so take lots of photos of your 'little helper'.

Blankina said...

Wow Eva this pirate is looking great, your colouring is excellent ( as ususaul..ha, ha)
Have a nice day,
Hugs Blankina

Have A Scrap Happy Day said...

Ohhh WOW, how cute it THAT???? Hope the weather cools off soon. It's been HOT in Hilo too. What's going on yah? This year is exceptionally hot.

Anita said...

Eva, this is sooo cute! Love the treat box and you've colored him beautifully!

Denice said...

OHG...this is ADORABLE!!! I'm thinking if I really need this or not...it's that cute!!

BTW....today is Nat'l Talk Like a Pirate day...arrrh!

Rachel Parys said...

He is so funny! What a great project for Pirate day! I can't believe how many people are celebrating today! lol! This is totally adorable!

Cheryl said...

Super cute pirate bag! Lovely coloring. I know, somehow mom's supplies are more appealing too. Yeah still really hot here too.