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Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Celebrate Freedom!

It is time to get the backyard BBQ grill ready to go, buy the sparklers, and make some ice cold lemonade -- Americas Birthday is almost here! Home of the free because of the brave!

I always love a good ole fashion Independence Day celebration.


Here are a few 4th of July cards I made for the shop in honor of our great nations independence and freedom.   Let me know what you think.    





 



Supplies used:
  •  K&Company Air Force paper 
  •  DCWV Seaside Yacht Stack
  • Star shaped buttons 
  • Cricut Explore (only to cut out the sweet boy and girl flag vintage clip art and the "Happy 4th" words)
  • CTMH stamp set  (on inside of card and on envelopes - not shown)
  • Ink Pads (edging)
  • Cuttlebug Zigzag Rosette die for mandolins
  • We R Memory keepers Envelope Punch Board (for boxalopes -not shown)
  • Edge distresser (CTMH)
  • Foam dots and adhesive (ATG gun and Tombow tape runner)
  • The first 2 cards have an Anna Griffin card base
Needed to make a "boxalope" for these
Sharing this one on  the Fantabulous Cricut Challenge



For the My Sheri Challenge
I stamped  a shooting rocket and a star on the inside on the cards (along with a sentiment) and added the rocket to the front of the envelopes and a star on the back closure for that added touch (no photo of the boxalopes - sorry)

Sharing on http://thepaperplayers.blogspot.com/
 I took the left overs from edges of the rosettes and lined them up
 and glued them down (looks like ribbon in the photo above)


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Thanks for stopping by. God Bless (America) and happy scrappin'!

12 comments:

  1. Kat, these are all amazing! I love patriotic cards and what better way to celebrate than with the red, white and blue! So happy you joined our 300th challenge at The Paper Players this week! XX

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  2. Fabulous cards!! I love those vintage children <3 Thanks so much for joining us for the FCCB challenge this week! Hugs, DT Karla

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  3. Oh wow, these patriotic cards are all fabulous! So glad you shared them with us at My Sheri Crafts! :)

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  4. Oh my goodness, all of these cards are so fabulous! They are such awesome patriotic cards! Thanks for joining us at BBTB2.

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  5. What a wonderful collection of patriotic cards - perfect for our 300th celebrations! Thanks for joining us over at The Paper Players this week!

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  6. Very nice cards, love the vintage look. Thank you for joining us at BBTB2.

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  7. Gorgeous set of cards... love all the pop-ups and details. Great collection!

    Thanks for sharing at My Sheri Crafts

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  8. Love, love, love ALL your cards! Especially the rosettes! Thanks for joining us at My Sheri Crafts!!

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  9. Beautiful patriotic cards!Thanks for sharing with us at My Sheri Crafts!

    Glenda

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  10. Love the vintage look of your cards. Thanks for joining our BBTB challenge

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  11. Thank you everyone, for all the lovely comments.

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