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Thursday, May 29, 2014

Happy 4th



I have a bright and happy card for you today....you may need sunglasses for this...LOL!!! I was lucky to receive a whole set of Spectrum Noir markers and I have to tell you they are wonderful to color with. They even sent a video which really helped my coloring!!! 

My card today features the Reach for the Stars Border die from Taylored Expressions. Instead of using it for a border, I decided to use it to frame my sentiment....the sentiment and the sweet little girl are from TE's  Mischief Maker Americana stamp set.  


The little cutie was colored with the Spectrum Noir Markers, cutout, and popped up on the background paper from Pebbles Americana 6x6 paper pad. The sentiment from the same set was stamped with real red ink, punched out with a circle punch, and popped up with foam tape. The Reach For the Stars Border was cut out of real red card stock, cut into 3 star strips, and adhered around the sentiment. sewing, distressing, and enamel dots finish it off. 

Thanks for stopping by...we have  Jacob, our 4 year old grandson, here today along with taking mom to a couple doctor's appointments and wouldn't you know it started to rain. We dug out the train track and made a fort so if you don't hear from me for a while, I might be tied up in the fort....you may need to rescue me from the bad guys...LOL!!!

Have a great day!!!
Supply List:
Taylored Expressions Stamps: Mischief Maker Americana
Paper: Choice Kraft (TE), Choice Snow White (TE), Pebbles Americana 6x6 paper pad
Ink: Real Red (SU), Memento Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko)
Accessories: Sewing Machine, Enamel Dots (Doodlebug), Circle Punch (SU), Markers (Spectrum Noir)
Taylored Expressions Dies: Reach For the Stars Border



8 comments:

Annette Allen said...

the rain is showing up everywhere.. :)

Hard to believe that the 4th of July is right around the corner.. this card is adorable..

jimlynn said...

Loving that red, white, and blue! So cute!
Lynn

Anne Temple said...

She's a cutie. Love how you framed the sentiment with the stars. Do you like the Spectrum Noirs better than Copics?

Charlene said...

The 1st 4th card Ive seen this year! She is so cute and I love the PP!!

Tammy said...

FABULOUS! Love your cute card and the wonderful mix and match of red, white and blue!

Patti J said...

This is adorable! And how lucky you are to get a set of these amazing markers! Hope you are enjoying the 'grand' dear friend! Thanks for sharing, and for the smiles...loved reading your post!

Maria said...

Sweet 4th of July card with darling girl image! Love the design, paper, and all those red stars!

Becky said...

This is so cute Joan. Love the design paper and love the stars.