Saturday, July 6, 2013

Happy 4th of July

Hello crafters! I hope that everyone had a wonderful 4th of July. For the fourth my husband and I spent time with family and of course I did some crafting. I made another 4th of July card. I used the Carson's Creations Sketch #18 which is the "You're a Star" Sketch. This is my first time to use a sketch while making a card and I have to say I love it. I have already created a board on my Pinterest page for card sketches and have started pinning some great sketches. You can click here to see and follow the board. I also used the colors red, white, and blue since this is a patriotic card.
Recipe for the Card:
The card base measures 8.5 X 5.5 and scored at 4.25. The white layer measures 4 X 5.25 and the red layer measures 3.75 X 5. For this card I cut three stars from Cricut Craftroom Basics. The blue star was cut at 3 inches, the white star was cut at 2.5 inches, and the red star was cut at 2 inches. The blue layer behind the stripes were both cut at .75 and the star pattern stripes were both cut at .5. The phrase was cut from the Create a Critter 2 cartridge and was cut at 1.5 inches. The frame around the phrase was cut from the Lyrical Letters Cricut cartridge and was cut at 2.75 inches. 
Sketch Used:
Supplies:
Blue Cardstock
White Cardstock
Red Cardstock (Colorbok Textured Cardstock: Natural Wonder)
Star Pattern Paper (Studio G: VPP0001)
Cricut Craftroom Basics (Stars)
Lyrical Letter Cricut Cartridge (Frame around phrase)
Create a Critter 2 Cricut Cartridge (Phrase)
Tape Runner
Scotch Scrapbooker's Glue
Foam Squares

Challenges:


I hope you like and can use this card idea.
Thanks for visiting &
Happy Crafting!
-Mary

11 comments:

  1. Lovely card, thanks for sharing it with us at FCCB this week xhugsx Nikki

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  2. Great stars and stripes! Thanks for joining us over at Little Scrap Pieces! DT Member Carri~Abusybee

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  3. A wonderful card! Lovely job!!
    Would love if you joined us at Cut It Up Challenges.
    Have a wonderful day,
    Migdalia
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  4. Your card is wonderful. Thanks for joining the DCC challenge this week.

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  5. What fun card, I really like that sketch, and the sentiment bubble you added is so cute, a really fun font! Thanks for joining our Red, White & Blue challenge at FCCB this week!!

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  6. Great card! I like all the layers to the star and the fun font of the sentiment! Thanks for joining the Red White and Blue challenge at FCCB!!

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  7. Wonderfully patriotic card. Love the layered star. Thanks for entering the Cricut Crawl challenge at FCCB. Kim Ogden

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  8. Such an awesome sketch and card! TFS!! Thanks for joining FCCB!!
    Scrappy hugs, Connie
    http://conniecancrop.blogspot.com

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  9. especially like your stripes of star paper. so patriotic! Thanks for joining the lsp challenge this week. Karen

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  10. Perfect patriotic card - Great job with the sketch too!

    Thanks so much for joining us at Little Scrap Pieces!
    Shelly

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