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September 11, 2012


Stamps - Artistic Outpost Hero and She-roes, paper Authentique
THANK YOU to all the men and women who serve and fight for our country!

Inspired by this weeks Mojo Monday Sketch, I used images from the Artistic Outpost Hero and She-roes plates.  All pattern paper is from the Authentique Glory Collection.The light blue panel is embossed with the Cuttlebug Stars Folder, then sponged with Ranger Gathered Twigs Distress Ink.

The Flag is from the She-roes plate, colored with STAEDTLER Mars Graphic Markers, and stamped on Vanilla card stock.  The sweet little solider boy is from the Hero plate, stamped in Black Archival on Vanilla card stock, colored with STAEDTLER  Karat Aquarell Watercolor Pencils blended with Gamsol.  I cut out the image and adhered it to the flag panel with Scor-Tape sheets, then die cut with Spellbinders Circle Dies.  To embellish, I added a few RWB Stars tied with Twine.

Stamps - Artistic Outpost Hero/She-roes
Ink - Ranger Black Archival, Ranger Gathered Twigs Distress Ink
Card Stock - Cobbler, Navy, Vanilla
Other - Spellbinders Circle Dies, Authentique Glory Pattern Paper, Twine, Staedtler Mars Graphic Markers/Aquarell WC Pencils, Gamsol, Big Shot, Prima Distress Tool, Glue Dots, Dimensionals, Scor-Tape, Star Buttons, Cuttlebug Stars Embossing Folder, Blending Stumps

Additional Challenge Entered -  Simon Says Stamp and Show - Hero

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Craft Addicts - Tracy Evans said...

Fantastic card Lisa, love the image of the boy set against the flag and the embossed stars in the background are perfect. Love the image showcased in a circle and the way you echoed the circles with two other circles at the top. Thank so much for joining in the Simon Days Dtamp and Show Challenge. Tracy x

Craft Addicts - Tracy Evans said...

Grrr Simon Says Stamp and Show Chalenge lol x x

Julee (Vervegirl) said...

Such a fabulous card! Thanks for playing Mojo Monday!

Marjie Kemper said...

Lovely card, and the perfect day to share it.

Netty said...

Beautiful remembrance card Lisa. Annette x

Sandra said...

Gorgeous card! Love the stamp of the little boy! The embossed background is amazing! Thank you so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp and Show. Hugs, Sandra

Gerrie Johnnic said...

FABulous, what a beautiful card, and love the lo!

Karin said...

great card and beautiful colors!

Suzanne C said...

Beautiful! Love how you celebrated our heroes! Sweet use of the sketch and that sweet boy!

Basement Stamper said...

Gorgeous card!

Candy C said...

Lisa, you have such a knack for making beautiful cards. This one is no exception. I love your star embossed background. The layering of the different strips on the front is so effective. That stamped and colorized image of the little boy saluting and the stars you've attached is the perfect embellishment. Thanks for sharing your wonderful card with us at Simon Say Stamp and Show. <3 Candy

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