Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Happy Birthday, USA!

Thought I would join in over at the Mouse this week with a card that follows the sketch AND the Blog Waltz. Still trying to figure out how to do both since one deadline ends the same day the other begins...Oh well...

My July 4th card:
The best part of making this card was the heat embossing of the graphics on the background! I poured red and blue each over half of the stamped image. Then set it. I really like the way it came out...  Then I proceeded to heat emboss the star, and then the silver border frame around the card! Yes, a monster has been created here. For several years, I have hardly touched my heat gun, not I have a renewed interest in it. The little pinwheel reminded me of being back in the kinder classroom again! FUN!

The stamp I used in order to make it qualify for the WALTZING MOUSE sketch challenge was the word " Birthday" from the Bountiful Baskets additions. I'm so very patiently waiting for my order from across the pond. 

Supplies:  Bazzill cardstocks
                  Pattern paper; unknown
                  Star stamp: Unity Stamps
                  Birthday stamp: WM, Bountiful Baskets Addition
                  Brad: JoAnn's
                  Ribbon: stock

Don't forget to check out the Blog Waltz on
Friday, the 17th
 to see more July 4th cards!


Kary said...

What a cute card!! So fun and patriotic!! Great job!

Jen said...

Very cool! I love this fabulous patriotic number. Go USA!

Kelly S. said...

Oh so much fun, that background rocks! The pinwheels make this card such a happy one. Awesome creativity for your waltz card!

Mayfield said...

Very cool! I love this fabulous patriotic number. Go USA!