Look at that pose! SOMEbody sure is in control here!!!
Stamped the map onto paper vellum, daubed the inkpad round the edges, then rolled it up and secured with a cigar label.
Some more details around the mousetrap:
Tilting the front up, one can see bone, dice, skull. Inside the wee bottle a wee person. Part of the bottle was dipped in some left-over resin, then into some river sand. Shells and part-shells glued round the side edge include some "local" paua shell - NZ's version of abalone.
So here she is, with quite a collection from a stash of old earrings & jewellery spilling out of the chest.
Goodies came from:
Viva Las Vegas Stamps: Piratess, Map, Rat Pack, bone, http://www.vlvstamps.com/index.php/catalog/product/view/id/9912/s/piratess-with-treasure-chest-4-x-3-3-4/
Silvercrow Creations have bottles, tiny people, as well as the music & ship stamps.Butterside Down index.php?main_page=index&cPath=11 for the Motley cast of characters as well as Blackbear the Pirate, and a sea serpent.
19 September is Speak Like a Pirate Day.
Arrrr Me Harrrrties, Yohoho! Pass that Bottle of Rum!
Even Evil Froggie can have a swig!