Sunday, June 21, 2015

Happy 4th

Hiya and hello crafty peeps! I got a couple cards made just because and here's one of them:


I used a neglected punch for the stripes and some grunged up papers to give the flag a more rustic look. I even took vintage photo DI to the blue panel to age it. After all the work I did layering the stripes, I didn't want to cover it up, so I stamped and die cut the sentiment banner out of vellum. With some strategically placed navy buttons, I adhered it with foam dots.

And now, for some patriotic music:




You're welcome for that ear worm. ☺ Have a great day!

I'd like to enter this at :
Freshly Made Sketches #191 (ok, I took some liberties with the sentiment placement.)
Crafty Gals Corner #24 - Red, White & Blue
The Kraft Journal #228 - anything goes masculine
 



Supplies:
Stamps: Hero Arts; Paper Smooches
Ink: StazOn - Jet Black; Ranger DI - Vintage Photo
DP: MME - Lost & Found: Union Square; Echo Park - Metropolis Dots & Stripes
CS: Darice; scraps
Accessories: EK Success - deco scallop edger; Paper Smooches - Streamers die; Vellum; buttons from my stash; DMC floss
Adhesives: SA by 3L - taper runner; thin 3D foam squares; AC - foam dots; Scotch Scrapbooker's glue; Glue dots

4 comments:

  1. Hi Chris! This is super creative and a really lovely patriotic card. Thanks so much for sharing your talents with us, and please stop by tomorrow for another great challenge.
    Blessings,
    Karen
    The Kraft Journal

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  2. Seriously creative flag design, my friend! I LOVE the scalloped border punch you used on the stripes!

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  3. I really like this creative version of the flag! Totally cool card, Chris.

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  4. Awwwww - this is SOOOO cute with it's scalloped stripes and polkadotted stars. Very clever! Thanks for sharing it at Crafty Gals Corner, too!

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