Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Stars and Stripes

Hello Everyone! Today I have a couple posts to put up and I hope I have enough time to do them. :) 
For this card I used MelJen's Army Bear image and a sentiment I bought from Hobby Lobby. When I saw this sentiment "liberty and sparklers for all!" by Lizzie Anne I had to get it! So stinkin' cute! I colored my army bear with Copics and used my Marvey markers to color my stamp before I pressed it. Then I blinged it up with my Brand New(!!!) Stickles glitter in Yellow. I used my Martha Stewart Stars punch for the red and yellow stars and my background paper I bought from Beverly's in Citrus Heights California last summer when I was visiting my sister. I've been saving it for a special creation..I hope I did it justice as it is beautiful paper! I tried a new technique this time. I've seen "paper piercing" but have never tried it. I think it is something I will definitely need to work on! LOL! I was a little nervous piercing holes into my card considering once it's done, there is no turning back, but I think it all came out okay!  For the inside I "created" my background paper by using my Trio Stars stamp. I stamped it using London Fog ink, stamping it off on scrap paper and then stamping it on my background paper.

 I will be entering this card into the following challenges:


Thanks for visiting my friends! :)

11 comments:

  1. What a lovely looking card. Fabby colours and design. Thanks for playing with us over at the Paper Shelter this week. Good luck with the challenge!
    Love n hugs
    Marie (filling in for Shirley)

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  2. grat card, love the theme! thanks for playing with us at MEFY!

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  3. Beautiful card. Love this cute image and spirckling.
    Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin` “Moon and Stars” Challenge and we hope to see you again soon.
    Hugs
    Natali

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  4. You did a great job with the paper piercing!! Beautiful card and not to mention the paper! Thanks for joining us at MEFY!
    ♥ Cyndy

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  5. Wow ... love it! That mouse is so adorable! Love the paper piercing around the image ...and I really like how the inside of your card is always co-ordinating too! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Made Especially For You!

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  6. Thanks so much for sharing with us at Sweet Stampin' this week. Hope you will join us again. x

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  7. Such a fab card, love the cute image. Thanks for joining in at Sweet Stampin' :o) Hugs, Lisa x

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  8. Just too stinkin' cute! Love it!! Thanks for joining us at MEFY.
    Good luck on the challenge.
    (:(:Smiles:):)

    Robin

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  9. This image is just too cute and the background paper works perfectly with this card. Love the glitter. Thanks for sharing with us at ME4Y

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  10. Fantastic card. Love the colors and the paper choies.

    Thanks for playing along with us at MEFY
    Susie

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