Ahoy Mateys!

It's International Talk Like A Pirate Day today.  Does anyone have anything special planned to celebrate? 

Gill is hosting a blog hop for both mates and land lubbers.  You should have sailed here from Lass Leslie-Rahye's .   

For my piratical project I made an Emergency Pirate Kit.  The book is actually one of those boxes that looks like a book but has room inside to hide important pirate stuff.  The treasure map I found on the internet, printed out and crumpled up.  I also ran over it with a little Rusty Hinge Distress Ink to give it some age. 

The eye patch is from SVG Cuts Pirate Birthday Party SVG Kit.  You can find it here.  I actually made eyepatches for my Mateys at work to wear today.  That should really make things interesting.

I also included a list of important pirate words and their meaning.  There's lots of pirate-y ideas and other info at the official International Talk Like A Pirate Day website, even an English-to-Pirate translator. 

I also have a bonus project.  Today is also Design Team Monday for The Scrapoholic.  Jill created some Disney-related SVG files.  Ironically, one was a pirate Mickey. 

To continue on the Pirate Blog Hop, next in the line-up is Lass Corri.  I love comments, so please let me know what you think of my projects today.  Everyone have a great week and an especially great International Talk Like A Pirate Day!


  1. Great idea Jackie, love the idea of an emergency pirate kit!!
    Val x

  2. Ahoy! Cap'n Jackie!!

    Wha' a busy pirate ye've been! An emergency pirate kit be wha' every buddin' pirate needs, whether they be a lass pirate or a lad pirate!

    Well done!

    Cap'n Lisa

  3. awesome! unique idea, i just love it!

  4. Great Job on ye projects. Well Done!

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


  6. shiver me timbers matey what a great project ye have made! also partial to all thing with big black ears --- tfs

    Have a scrap- happy day!
    Lisa G

  7. YO HO HO Pirate Jackie its Capn Gill checking in!
    Gosh what a fabby collection of projects. hope your work mates got into the spirit and wore their eye masks !! great job and thanks for taking part in this fun hop

  8. Thanks for sharing your projects with us. I LOVE the pirate emergency kit. I love what you did to the map it's awesome.

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

  9. Love the sign - for extreme pirate emergencies. LOL.

  10. Adorable pirate projects Jackie! Love the idea of an emergency pirate kit!

  11. A pirate emergency kit, how cute!!! Love it

  12. Awesome projects and I do love that pirate Mickey!

  13. Yo ho ho loving the treasure load matey!


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