Friday, July 1, 2011

SNSDC9 - Patriotic Card

This week's challenge at the Sweet 'n Sassy Digi Challenge Blog is to make a Patriotic card.  I chose to use the Cocoa Supports the Cause stamp and color it like a small flag.  I used a ruler & black marker to draw the dividing lines and then colored it with my prismacolor pencils.  The sentiment is computer generated.  I gave the starts in the background paper and on Cocoa's ribbon a little sparkle with a glitter pen.

I used one of the sentiments in the Because of the Brave set for the inside of the card.

I used sketch #224 at CPS for my card design.

I'm also entering it in the following challenges:
Stamptacular Sunday #117 - Stars & Stripes
Stampin' Sisters in Christ #95 - Red, White & Blue Thank You Card
Tuesday Throwdown #55 - Red White & Blue

Card Base - Strathmore bristol
Cardstock - Georgia Pacific, Recollections
Patterned Paper - Frances Meyer
Stamps - Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps (Cocoa supports the Cause)
Computer Font - Constantia
Embellishments - American Crafts (Brads), Sakura Gelly Roll Pen (Clear Star), SU Ink (Night of Navy), Spellbinders Nestabilities (Petite Oval, Petite Scalloped Oval)


Stephanie said...

Oh this is fantastic, love how you colored the ribbon! Happy 4th!

Grenouille Greetings said...

Brilliant card for a hero! Love your patriotic mouse and your perfect sentiment!Thank you for playing along with our stars and stripes theme at Stamptacular Sunday Challenge. Hugs, Lesley

Jan Marie said...

This is so cute. . love the image and your coloring! Blessings!

Makiko Jones said...

You're so clever!! I love how you colored the ribbon!! Super wonderful patriot card and great sentiments inside & out!

Miesje said...

This is a wonderful card with a fantastic image! I really like how you made it patriotic. Thanks for joining us at Stampin Sisters in Christ!

Benzi said...

Cocoa is such a cutie and I love this image. Good job with that ribbon. So glad you joined Tuesday Throwdown this week.

Lovely Linda said...

Hello Stepganie - this is adorable! I love that image and you fabulous colouring!! Thanks for joining us at the Stampin Sisters in Christ Challenge this week - we love to see you and appreciate your support! {{{hgs}}}
Linda SSIC Design Team


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