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June 14, 2012

Be Strong

With it being Flag Day, I created a card using the Old Flag Background and Not Forgotten sets from Our Daily Bread Designs.

The images are stamped in Black Archival on scrap pieces of Authentinque pattern paper, colored with STAEDTLER Karat Aquarell Watercolor Pencils, blending the color with Gamsol.  After coloring I crinkled the stamped colored panels, then added some Ranger Antique Linen Distress Ink.  I embossed a piece of the Authentique paper then highlighted with the Antique Linen Ink.

Stamps - Our Daily Bread Designs Not Forgotten, Old Flag Background
Ink - Ranger Black Archival, Ranger Antique Linen Distress Ink
Card Stock - Red, Black
Other - Authentique Pattern Paper, Embossing Folder, Prima Distress Tool, Dimensionals, Blending Stumps, Gamsol, STAEDTLER Karat Aquarell WC Pencils, Big Shot

Challenges Entered - Simon Says Stamp and Show Anything Goes, OWH Stars and Stamps Sketch #123


Craft Addicts - Tracy Evans said...

Fabulous card Lisa, love the layered pieces and the image is wonderful and what a perfect word to add to your wonderful design. The embossed background adds so much texture and interest, I love it. Thanks so much for joining in the Simon Says Stamp and Show Challenge with this beauty. Tracy x

Netty said...

wonderful patriotic card Lisa, x

Danni said...

This is wonderful! I love the way you colored in the image! Fantastic!

Marjie Kemper said...

That's so beautiful! Love your coloring and the choice of the embossing folder background.

Cheri said...

Love this, Lisa. I love the distressed look and the layers. Fantastic!!

peggy gatto said...

simple and direct!
Strong design!

Suzanne C said...

Handsome card! Love the design and the images!

Candy C said...

Lisa, I love the feeling of this card! It's vintage and patriotic with a powerful yet subtle message. I love your background and how you've matted and layered your wonderfully stamped and colored image. Beautifully done! Thanks for sharing this lovely card with us at Simon Says Stamp and Show. <3 Candy

Basement Stamper said...

stunning card, great image and the layering is perfect.

Gerrie Johnnic said...

Great patriotic card!

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