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Monday, September 19, 2011

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!

16 comments:

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

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  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
    xx

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

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  4. Great Job on ye projects. Well Done!

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

    cathie
    scraphappycat@gmail.com

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  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
    http://lisa-scrappingspot.blogspot.com/

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  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

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  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

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

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

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

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

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  13. Yo ho ho loving the treasure load matey!

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