July 1, 2012

IBSIC # 15 ~ Red, White & Blue

Hello My Friends,

I can't believe the 4th of July is next week.  A time to honor all the men and women who risk their lives for our freedom.  It's also a birthday for a very good friend of mine.  How lucky to have a day off from work on your birthday!  I think that's so cool.  So this week, over at Inspired by stampin, Joanna asked us to make a card/project using the colors red, white and blue.  I decided to incorporate those colors into a birthday card, but also to show the spirit of the holiday.

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This is my card:


I started out with a white cardstock for my base and added some pretty July 4th paper by Pebbles, Inc.  My stars are from SU Stars #2 die (retired).  I used Oval Spellbinders on my digi stamp.  I don't remember where I got this digi.  If anybody recognizes it, please let me know so I can give them credit.  I added a thin red ribbon as a hair tie.  The various ribbons and brad are from my stash. 

Thanks for looking!




7 comments:

  1. Hello Martha! I love how you used a red ribbon for this gal's ponytail, then carried it through with the card's bow and threaded eyelet. Beautiful! Thanks for playing along with us at Inspired By Stamping. :) Enjoy your holiday this week, too!

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  2. Squeal, I love love this! It is so darling and your papers are fabulous! I don't believe I have any Pebbles papers in my mounds and mounds of Patterned Paper. I love this collection and that silhouette is awesome! Brilliant job! I love the trim with the red ribbon! Thank you for joining us this week at IBSIC!

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  3. Cute card, Martha, I love the the silhouette image. Thanks for joining us at IBSIC. Deb xxx

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  4. You've done it again dear friend. Love the special touches you added

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  5. Fabulous selection of papers MArtha, love the lace trim and the silhouette! Thank you for sharing, Happy 4th of July!
    Liz

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  6. Beautiful Martha!!! Happy 4th of July!!! Hugs, Brandy

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  7. What a stunning 4th July/birthday card. Congratulations for starting your own blog, must have been exciting and terrifying all at the same time but you did good. Putting you on my favorites list.
    Mary

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