Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Happy Birthday - Red, White & Blue

Happy Independence Day to all my American family and friends. Hope you have a safe, fun-filled day of celebration.
My card today features one of the adorable images I won from "The Doodle Garden". You can see all of Jen's images here:
 I have always loved the Red, White & Blue colour combo and this little Sailor suited that combination perfectly. I decided to make this a flip card when I saw a tutorial on Splitcoast Stampers for it. The inside sentiment has been rubber stamped and says "Happy Birthday". The star was cut from chip board using a Sizzix die & coated with a thick layer of gold glitter glue. I used a double thickness of foam squares to make it pop up enough to catch the front flap of the card. The Dps are a "modge podge" from assorted companies that seemed to work well together.Several different sized buttons help to finish this card up.
Well, since it is extremely hot here in SW Ontario, my hubby & I are going to just chill out at home - he on the computer; me papercrafting.



Sentimental Sunday - "Be Patriotic"
Stamptacular Sunday - "Red, White & Blue"
Willow Sketchie - "Sparkle & Shine"
Delightful Challenges - "Celebration"
Party Time Tuesdays - " Be Patriotic" - USA
Celebrate The Occasion - "The 4th of July"
Divas By Design - "Red, White & Blue" 
2 Sisters Challenge - "Red, White & Blue with some Bling"



Fabulous card Nancy what a stunner Well done Hugs Elaine


Great job, thanks for playing @ CTO!


Beautiful card Nancy. Love it
Many thanks for joining us at Stamptacular Sunday this week


Great card, Mom!Very cute image...and, as always, amazing colouring...I guess I better get busy with my distress markers.


Great card...your little fellow is so cute. Great colouring!


oh how perfectly sweet!!! You did a great job with him! Thank you for using my little digi fellow xoxox


I love your little Sailor with the red, white, and blue. Thanks for playing along at Sentimental Sundays.


What a great card! Love that image and your coloring! Thanks so much for playing with us in the 2 Sisters Challenge this past week!
Leslie, DT


beautiful coloring and beautiful card! thanks for showing us your country's colors this week at party time tuesdays!


Your card is really sweet, I love the adorable image and your big sparkly star. Thanks so much for joining us this week at Party Time Tuesdays.
Danie xx

Lucianna Dilsaver

What a sweet image, love your fabulous DP's and your embellishments! Thanks for sharing with us this week @ CTO for our "4th of July" Challenge :)

Laura Bradley

Love this! What a wonderful card! Thanks for sharing with us this week at Divas! Laura x


Great card. Thank you for joining us at Divas by Design this week.
Sarah-Jane xx

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