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June 19, 2013

A Bit of Americana - Artistic Outpost June DT Blog Hop

Welcome to the Artistic Outpost Design Team Blog Hop! Each month, the fabulous designers at Artistic Outpost showcase projects created with various Artistic Outpost Plates/Themes, this months DT Blog Hop theme is Americana.

I used the sweet little solider from the Artistic Outpost Hero plate, stamping the image in Black Archival on White card stock, then coloring with STAEDTLER Karat Aquarell Watercolor Pencils.

Stamps - Artistic Outpost Hero
Ink - Ranger Black Archival, Ranger Gathered Twigs Distress Ink, Cherry
Card Stock - Black, Cherry, Vanilla
Other - Ink Blending Tool, Dimensionals, Bo Bunny Anthem Pattern Paper

Challenge - Bo Bunny June Challenge - Masculine or Father's Day

Looking for more inspiration, be sure to stop by the Designers Blogs to see what they created!
Gerrie * Suzanne * Tracy * Linda *Alison * Terry * Kate

Thanks for stopping by!

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Shelly Schmidt said...

Love this wonderful set- and your great watercoloring!

Suzanne C said...

Charming and sweet! He is the perfect symbol for Americana and you have paired him with the perfect papers!

Kate Yetter said...

I love this image! Love the distressed papers in red, white & blue. Beautiful card, Lisa.

Linda Coughlin, the funkie junkie said...

So retro with a wonderful nostalgic feel to it. It doesn't get more Americana than that sweet image. Love the way you have colored it and your designer papers are so perfect for this wonderful vintage piece.


Gerrie Johnnic said...

Great colors and feel to this adorable soldier boy.

Terry said...

Beautiful coloring on that little soldier! Such a great tribute to "Americana" and those papers work so well! Enjoy!

Words and Pictures said...

Oh, he's just wonderful, with the perfect papers for a touch of patriotism.
Alison x

Robyn Phelan Sharp said...

beautiful card!

Beverly Sager said...

This is so sweet - love that little fella! Also, I really like that your red, white & blue are skewed a bit from the traditional bright red & navy - like that softer look.

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