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Sunday, June 28, 2015

4th of July Indep Bell Orn Card

Was inspired by Debi Adams of Doodles in my Sketch Pad blog to create this 4th of July Independence Bell. You can click here to see Debi's creation.

Used Tim Holtz Christmas Bell to make the 4th of July Indep Bell. The Bell is attached to the card with cord & is removable from the card to use as a decoration.

Stamped Hero Arts sentiment. 

Misted/spritzed an inside panel with Perfect Pearls heirloom gold.

Supplies List 

adhesive: foam, glue dots, Scotch ATG, Zig 2 Way Glue Pen
cord: True Hemp crafter's cord
embellishment: Recollections Glitter Adhesive White Star
Hero Arts: CL498 - sentiment on front
ink: Memento Luxe Nautical Blue
machine: Tim Holtz Vagabond
mist: Perfect Pearls Mist heirloom gold
papers:   scrap piece of Recollections red/white striped scrapbook  
   cardstocks - Kraft Americana, gold
ribbon: 4th of July blue glitter
Tim Holtz: cardstock - core'dinations Chipped Sapphire (blue used at top of bell)
   die - Christmas Bell  stamp - USA on inside  tools - paper distresser, sander

Entering this into the following challenges:   

6/28 Simon Says Stamp Mon Ch: Stamp + Mist 5E(#5) 6/22

6/29 Loves Rubber Stamps Ch#157 Use a Die Cut UE  6/23

6/30 Crafty Hazelnuts Patterned Paper Jun 2015 Ch UE 6/1
6/30 DL.ART Jun Linky Ch 1Eperday/no stack 6/1
6/30 Simon Says Stamp Wed Ch: Anything Goes    5E(#5)  6/24

7/3 HIMCR#205 Any Holiday 3E(#3)  6/27
7/3 Jos Scrap Shack FFC#94 Red, White & Blue 3E(#3) 6/26
7/3 Little Scrap Pieces Sat Linky Party 1E(#1) 6/27

7/4 Glitter N Sparkle Ch143 Sentimental (must have a sentiment)  3E(#1) 6/28
7/4 Pile It On Ch#75 Flag Colors UE 6/28
7/5 Stamped Blessings Amusing Ch - Anything Goes  2E(#1) 6/28

7/5 Craftin Desert Diva Link It Up & Craft It Up Linky Part Ch#58 July 4th/Canada Day UE 6/22

7/8 DL.ART Thankful Thurs Ch#159 Red,White & Blue 3E(#3) no stack  6/25


  1. I Love how you can take off the Bell to use as a decoration. Great Job on both Cards. Happy Day to You!

  2. Great Card! What a great idea to remove the bell! Thanks for joining us this week at Loves Rubberstamps!

  3. Awesome card! Thanks for joint the CDD Linky party DT Jessica

  4. This is so clever! I LOVE that you made the bell detachable. Such a great idea. Thank you for sharing your creativity with us this week for the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. ~Michelle

  5. What a creative touch which the removable bell - love it!! Thanks so much for joining us this week at the Pile it On challenge, Elizabeth (DT)

  6. Fabulous card love the removable bell idea. Thank you for joining us at Glitter n Sparkled Challenge x Sarahjayne x

  7. Super cute card - like the flag in the background and the removable item as well - nice job

  8. This is so fun and patriotic. I love all things patriotic and your liberty bell is super. I like the added gold to
    Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday Anything Goes June Linky Party. Have a blessed day
    DIANA L.

  9. Super fun card! Thanks for joining our challenge at Loves Rubberstamps!

  10. hello! this is awesome, I so luv patriotic cards, so fun! I am so glad you played along with Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge!

    sparkle & shine *~*

  11. What a fantastic card! Love the bell and love that it is interactive and can be removed. Great job! Thank you so much for joining us this week in our Funday Friday challenge!
    ♥ Jo's Scrap Shack ♥

  12. Oh I like how you made the bell removable! Thanks for joining our Craftin Desert Divas Linky Party! Have a fabulous weekend!
    DT Tina

  13. What a creative project! Love the idea of removable part. Thank you for joining our 'flag colors' challenge at Pile It On and good luck in the draw.
    Anna xxx