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May 24, 2013

Bloggers Challenge - Red, White and Blue

Happy Bloggers Challenge Friday! Thanks to those who played along with last weeks For the Grad Challenge.  This weeks challenge is Red, White and Blue.

In honor of the Memorial Day holiday here in the US on Monday, I used this weeks colors to create a patriotic card, using the Hero plate from Artistic Outpost.

The sweet little solider boy is stamped in Black Archival on Watercolor paper, then colored with STAEDTLER Ergo-Soft Pencils, blending with Gamsol.  All papers are from the Bo Bunny Anthem Collection.

Stamps - Artistic Outpost Hero
Ink - Ranger Black Archival, Ranger Gathered Twigs Distress Ink
Card Stock - Cherry, Black, Watercolor
Other -BoBunny Anthem Pattern Paper Collection, Ink Blending Tool, Gamsol

If you'd like to play along with this weeks Bloggers Challenge, please link back to this post on your blog and mention you created your card for the Bloggers Challenge For the Red, White and Blue Challenge. Please add your link using the Link Tool below, your link should be a direct link to your Bloggers Challenge Post, use your name as the Title. Please do not link to cards that were created prior to the challenge date. Entries not linking properly, or backlinked will be removed. If you have the captcha enabled on your blog, please consider turning it off, as it makes it so much easier to leave comments.

Thanks so much for stopping by, have a great weekend!
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Words and Pictures said...

Love the image of the boy - so nostalgic - and great papers!
Alison x

Lori said...

Perfect image to recognize Memorial Day! Love how you softly shaded it for a nice contrast with the bold papers.

Gerrie Johnnic said...

The perfect card for the holiday weekend, enjoy yours.

Basement Stamper said...

love the little boy and the papers!

Carole said...

What a fantastic idea. Thanks for all the links.

Ann said...

Adorable freedom card, thanks for the chance to play along.

Beth F. said...

Amazing card! So perfect for the holiday!

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