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June 17, 2012

Stars and Stripes - God Bless America

When I saw the Stars and Stripes Kit from SVG Cuts, I just couldn't pass up the opportunity to create something with it.  I love to create patriotic projects, and when I was working CKC Buffalo I had picked up the Authentique Glory pattern paper, which is just perfect for these projects!

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The base card stock for the lantern and star bar is Cherry Cobbler from Stampin' Up!  I distressed both the lantern and star box with Jenni Bowlin Malted Milk Paint, and the firecracker box with Jenni Bowlin Chili Powder Paint.  Both the star box and firecracker are sized according to the SVG, the lantern however, is sized to fit 8-1/2" x 11", since I didn't have and 12" x 12" of Cherry Cobbler on hand.  All templates are embellished with Tulle, Twine and buttons.  I added a tag to the star box using the sentiment "God Bless America" from Our Daily Bread Designs God Bless America set.

Stamps - Our Daily Bread Designs God Bless America
Ink - Ranger Black Archival
Card Stock - Cherry Cobbler
Other - Silhouette Cameo, Jenni Bowlin Malted Milk/Chili Powder Paint, Scor-Tape, Tulle, Buttons, Twine, Glue Dots, Window Sheets, Flameless Votive, Authentique Glory Pattern Paper, SVG Cuts Stars and Stripes Kit, Window Punch

Challenge - ODBDSLC112 - Summer


Craft Addicts - Tracy Evans said...

Gorgeous creations Lisa, love the patriotic feel and I love the distressing with the paint. Fabulous. Tracy x

Annie said...

Hi Lisa these are fantastic pieces and I totally understand why you fell in love with them. TFS x

Suzanne C said...

These are way too cool! what a fun patriotic kit!

Gerrie Johnnic said...

Wowwwwwwwwww! GF, how amazing are these.........beautiful projects, just amazing....and love that paper.

Basement Stamper said...

Those papers are so perfect for your altered items. So gorgeous!

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

What perfect colors, papers and alterations Lisa. Perfect Patriotic set!! Thanks for supporting the ODBDSLC this week!! I so appreciate your effort and support!!

Six Sisters said...

This is such cute patriotic decor!! Love it!! We appreciate you linking up to our "Strut Your Stuff Saturday". Hope you'll come back soon! -The Sisters

Margie Higuchi said...

Popping in from Authentique to comment how I love your wonderful ensemble! So cool! An honor to be featured with you! Happy 4th :)

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