Stars and Stripes Forever!

This is the first week of summer vacation. Imagine my surprise that I had a chance to finish a card using the sketch over at 2 sketches 4 You today. I had given my kids a stack of magazines, glue sticks, scissors, some old scrapbook paper and glitter and they collaged happily long enough for me to make this:

Digital Stamp" Lindsay's Stamp Stuff, Rubber Stamps: Hero Arts, SU!, Crafty Secrets, Paper: DCWV

Digital Stamp" Lindsay's Stamp Stuff, Rubber Stamps: Hero Arts, SU!, Crafty Secrets, Paper: DCWV

I must say I wasn’t in love with the sketch because I was a bit to symmetrical and I am an asymmetrical kind of girl…you could call me off-balanced, I guess :) but you know what? This is what a challenge should be about, to push you to create something that you ordinarily wouldn’t.

I used many stamps on this project: The Flag Bunting is one of my Lindsay’s Stamp Stuff Designs, the star stamp is a jumbo wheel from Stampin Up, The “4″  is from Crafty Secrets and the ribbon stamp is from Hero Arts.

Well that is all for today, I hear a soccer game breaking out in the hallway and I feel that parental supervision may be required (hey, at least the kids are playing together LOL) thanks for stopping by and til next time happy crafting!

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11 Responses

  1. Darling card! So fun and festive!

  2. wow, i love that card……. :-)

  3. Cute! How very patriotic! Love the stamp and of course the colors!

    Clouds :D

  4. so fun! what a perfect 4th of July card!

  5. What a great card! Thanks for playing at 2S4Y!
    Laura & Kazan

  6. Your card turned out beautifully! I’m with you, Lindsay, I don’t like really symmetrical designs, especially those with several identical elements.

  7. WOW that’s such fun, lovely card.

  8. Great take on the sketch, you really gave it a unique look with your design!

  9. What a fun and beautiful card!!

  10. Super cute 4th of July card!

  11. Makes me want to eat apple pie and wave a sparkler. Nicely done!

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