Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Happy 4th

Hello! Happy Independence Day to everyone in the US :) Its fitting that I have a fourth of July card today.



This card was inspired by the sketch at CAS(E) this Sketch #228.
 

I immediately thought those curvy lines looked like a flag and since it is the 4th of July, I made an attempt at creating a card based on the US flag. The red lines are actually the backs of a border stamp that I have. I used my misti to curve the border stamp while it was upside down. Once it was stuck to the flap of the misti, I stamped the top line and then moved the cardstock panel up and left and stamped again. Then I repeated it for the final line. I had to cut the panel down a bit because the bottom red line didn't go all the way to the edge on the left side.

 For the base panel, I used a navy blue top folding card base and drew little white stars with my white gel pen along the edges.  I stamped the sentiment on the white panel and then glued it to the navy base. A few Nuvo drops finished it off.

Stamps: Hero Arts - Celebrate Everyday; Paper Smooches - Borderlicious
Inks: Distress Ink - Blueprint Sketch, SSS - Watermelon, Signo white gel pen

I am sharing this in the following challenges:

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6 comments:

  1. Simply splendid and I love the way you have not only used red, white and blue but incorporated stars and stripes too

    Kathyk

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  2. Lovely patriotic card, Sheryl. Captures the essence of the US flag beautifully. Fun idea to add the stars. Thank you for joining us this week at Less Is More.

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  3. Terrific way to combine challenges! Thanks for sharing at Less is More!

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  4. Cool card! Thanks for joining us at CAS(E) This Sketch!

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  5. What a fun and funky card Cheryl. Those stripes really do represent a flag rippling in the breeze. That was an inspiration moment to add hand drawn stars on the base card - so patriotic. Love it. Thanks so much for joining us at Less is More xx

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  6. Fun 4th of July card and perfect for our red, white and blue challenge! Love the design and the stripes! Thanks for sharing with us at Cards in Envy.

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