Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Happy 4th of July! :-)

I know, it's a bit early, and in fact, I was thinking of making a card for memorial day with my fav. "mouse", I ended up making a card for "4th of July" after me finding a nice DP which says "4th of July"! Well, time is FLYING (as usual!), so before you know it, it'll be July 4th! lol :-) I made this card, from the sketch at this week's Inspirational Card sketches "116" challenge. I'm also submitting to Simon Says Challenge, for this week's theme "Stars & Stripes". Great timing, Perfect! :-)

4 stars on 4 corners are trimmed from the embossed red & dark blue papers, which I used cuttlebug embossing folder for, then, attached to the 4 circle die cuts. Those & main image are attached to the CS by dimentional glue foams to give more depth to the card. Other 4 circles are attached by regular glue (flat). You can see them on the 2nd picture. The upper right corner circle & lower left corner circle are made from my stash. I heat embossed the US flag image about a year ago. I found this in my stash, punched the circles out from the US flag image, and used them in this card. Other circles are punched out from DPs.


Card Crazy said...

Eve, I salute you! This is wonderful. It's downright inspiring.
Sue S.

AN said...

Eve-aivan ihana merihenkinen kortti!
Kiitos osallistumisesta ICS-haasteeseen tällä viikolla ja onnea arvontaan
Kaikkea hyvää elämääsi sinulle sinne!

Dawn♥ said...

Fun and fabulous card. Awesome take on the sketch from ICS. Thanks for joining. Dawn♥

email: Steph@SimonSaysStamp.com said...

I enjoyed your take on the patriotic theme on your card! Makes me excited for the 4th of July :) Thank you for sharing your work with Simon Says Stamp!

Thank you!
Simon Says Stamp

email: Steph@SimonSaysStamp.com said...

I love this card! And you can never go wrong with House Mouse :)

Thanks for sharing with Simon Says Stamp!

Heather said...

Fabulous card - a great take on this weeks theme.
Your papers are perfect and I love your little Mousie hanging on to the flag 0 so cute!!

Thank you so much for joining us at the Simon Says Stamp challenge
Heather xx

karen adams said...

great as always! love it!

Elizabeth Allan said...

Fabulous card Eve. Great patriotic colors.

LaJanette said...

This is such a great card! And your right time does fly...kinda like your little mouse:)

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