Monday, September 19, 2011

International Talk Like a Pirate Day Blog Hop

AHOY there me hearties, 
welcome to the International Talk like a Pirate Day blog hop 19th September 2011 hosted by Captain Gill !

If ye has been sailin' the seven seas and landed on we shore, take a peak of we scrap book page or ye may be forced to walkin' the plank! Nar, we're not that mean of a pirate but we askin' for ye to stay a bit and sail from blog to blog to see what the other crafty pirates have in their blog chests.
The pirate on my layout is a free svg file from The Quilling Patch. I used ColorBox ink for the sand and water around the ship and all other outline accents. I drew the "X". The pirates adorable face comes from Peachy Keen Stamps.

I found a pirate ship PDF and traced it in Inkscape and cut it out on my Cricut using SCAL. It was the first time that I did the whole picture without converting. It took some time but I learned so much. The letters above the ship are the Cricut cartridge BlackLetters and the waves were a freebie svg file from SVGCuts.

In November of last year, I had a pirate party at my house for a mom's group I use to organize. We did pirate crafts, ate pirate food and went on a treasure hunt for "Gold" Fish. The pictures show what I and the other little pirates were up to.









It's time for ye to set sail again and see what other treasures are awaitin' for ye at the other blogs.

1. Gill http://creationsbygillm.blogspot.com/ <--- This is a great place to start ye journey.

2. Maria http://justgetscraphappy.blogspot.com/
3. Alethea http://lilodesigns.blogspot.com/
4. Valerie http://canonburycreations.blogspot.com/
5. Jacki - http://cardsbyjacki.blogspot.com/
6. Kari http://purplefuntastickcreations.blogspot.com/
8. Beckie http://beckiedreyer.blogspot.com/
9. Lisa http://lisagarrow.blogspot.com
10. Anita http://www.anitaandbugs.blogspot.com/
11. Jenn P http://jennscrap2.blogspot.com/
12. Jessica http://thecreativestamperspot.blogspot.com/
13. Linda www.thefruitofmyhands.blogspot.com
14. Paula http://scrapyourworld1.blogspot.com
15. Haidee http://created2bunique.blogspot.com/
16. Leslie - Rahye http://www.leslierahye.blogspot.com/
17. Jackie http://jackiesscrappinpad.blogspot.com
18. Corri www.buglvr.blogspot.com
19. Liz www.tryin2craft.blogspot.com
20. Lisa P http://handmadewithlove-lisa.blogspot.com/
21. Vicki http://paperandprims.blogspot.com
22.  AJ - http://fistfullofglittercardsbyaj.blogspot.com/
23. Jearise - http://lorbysworld.blogspot.com/<--- End of ye journey and where ye be now.

14 comments:

  1. Ahoy! Cap'n Jearise!

    Wha' a busy pirate ye 'ave been! So many treasures t' behold! Th' pirate on yer page looks t' be a right meanie!

    Well done!

    Cap'n Lisa
    xx

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  2. great projects and a great journey! so glad to have been a part of this hop with all ye' beauties!
    Vicki

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  3. Wow, Well Done! awesome job. Love all yer projects.

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  4. those cakes look yummy great projects and a lot fun was had by the look of things
    Jacki xx

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  5. arrgggg great projects ..TFS!!!!

    cathie
    scraphappycat@gmail.com

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  6. Great projects and it's looks like you had a fun pirate day!
    Val x

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  7. urr what a true treasure of loot! thank ye for sharing (wish i had see all the great ideas before pirate week here at the daycare)

    Have a scrap- happy day!
    Lisa G
    http://lisa-scrappingspot.blogspot.com/

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  8. YO HO HO Pirate Jearise its Capn Gill checking in!
    WOW what an amazing post you have for this hop,i love it all but most of all i WANT that cupcake!!!
    thanks for sharing all of this on this fun hop

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  9. Your layout is so cute. I love all the pirate themed party ideas. Thanks so much for sharing.


    http://racincrafts.blogspot.com/ or
    racincrafts at aim dot com

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  10. Avast me hearty! What an adorable layout! Looks like you are a fun mom - what a great pirate party!

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  11. Looks like you had a fab time at the party, great projects and yummy cupcake!!

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  12. Looks like a fabulous pirate party and I'm sure the kids had a ball!!

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  13. Avast matey! Great layout and what a fun mom ye arrr!

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