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July 5, 2011

Stars & Stripes Forever

Thanks for stopping by today, I hope you had a wonderful 4th!  Trying to stay one step ahead with the short week, I took inspiration from MoJo Monday Sketch 198 and the Patriotic Theme at The Kraft Journal to create today's card using the beautiful Not Forgotten image from Our Daily Bread Designs.

The papers are from Bo Bunny, the right panel was also embossed with the Stars Cuttlebug Folder, all panels are inked and distressed.  In my scrap file I found the perfect piece with the sentiment "stars & stripes" which worked perfectly with the sketch.

The image is stamped in Black Archival on a scrap of pattern paper, colored with Gamsol and Staedtler Pencils, inked and distressed.

Stamps - Our Daily Bread Designs
Ink - Ranger Black Archival, Distress Inks Old Paper, Walnut Stain
Card Stock - Craft, Black, Red
Other - Bo Bunny Pattern Paper, Distress Tool, Gamsol, Staedtler Pencils, 1/4" Circle Punch, Non Stick Craft Mat, Dimensionals, Ink Blending Tool

other challenges entered:
The Pink Elephant - Red/White/Blue, Come and Get It - Patriotic, Craft your Passion - Anything Goes

Have a great day!


Suzanne C said...

Wonderful patriotic card! Gorgeous fit to the sketch. Love the richness in your colors!

Joanna McDonald said...

This is absolutely stunning Lisa!

Gerrie Johnnic said...

Love the image and the bg papers you choose are perfect!

TenSGal said...

This is a wonderfully touching card. Love how you created this art!

Jan Hennings said...

Lisa...what a beautiful LO!

Basement Stamper said...

Another great card, love that embossing plate. I left you a little award on my blog, hope you will play along!

Terry said...

I really believe you create the most amazing patriotic cards! Love every inch and every detail! Beautiful!

Olena said...

Absolutely gorgeous! Great job! Olena

Anonymous said...

Very nice card. Very Patriotic. Thanks for taking part in this week's challenge on the Come and Get Challenge Blog.

* Shell B.* said...

Wonderfully done on your card!

Thanks for joining us using the Patriotic theme at Come and Get It Challenges!


Unknown said...

This is an amazing and colorful patriotic card...great work and thanks for playing along with us at The Kraft Journal!

Cindy van Oorschot said...

Great card Lisa, Love the background papers and the image is perfect to go with them. Thanks for playing with us at Come and Get It.

Shan said...

This is an amazing patriotic card.
Thank you so much for joining us for "Anything Goes" at Craft Your Passion Challenges. Good Luck :)


Sheri Gilson said...

Fabulous patriotic card!! Love the image and great distressing. Thank you so much for playing along with us at The Pink Elephant!!

Audrey Pettit said...

Really great card, Lisa! Love those patriotic papers and the banner strips behind the image. And what a fantastic coloring job you've done. This patriotic beauty really touches my heart. Thanks so much for joining us again at The Kraft Outlet.

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