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Thursday, June 18, 2015

Birthday Card w/ Flag & Stars

Made this Birthday card with a masculine flag theme.

Used a sketch which you can see below.

Used mostly Tim Holtz items. Used TH stencil Stars with embossing paste. Hand cut the star banners. Hand cut an individual star to complete sketch.

Stamped Hero Arts sentiment.

Supplies List 

Hero Arts: stamp - CL582 - sentiment
ink: VersaFine Onyx Black
machines: Tim Holtz Vagabond
papers:  cardstocks - Kraft brown   white
Tim Holtz: cardstock - Kraft Core'dinations - blue, brown/gold, red  
   die - Old Glory   Distress Ink - walnut stain   stencil - stars
   texture paste - used with stars stencil   tools - sander

Entering this into the following challenges:   

6/19 Sketch Sat Wk#365 3E(#2) 6/13 

6/20 Suzy Bee's Ch#80 Anything Goes w/ Twist ...  Make it Male    UE 6/13

6/21 Craftin Desert Diva Link It Up & Craft It Up Linky Party Ch#57 Father's Day or Masculine  UE 6/8
6/21 Die Cuttin Divas Ch#220 Masculine Theme  3E(#2) 6/16
6/21 Simon Says Stamp Mon Ch:  Don't cut, just paste!  5E(#3) 6/15

6/22 Loves Rubber Stamps Ch#156 Masculine Theme UE  6/16
6/22 Scrappy Moms Stamps Terr Tues Ch -  Happy Bday   UE 6/16

6/23 Simon Says Stamp Wed Ch: Use Your Fav Technique and/or Product    5E(#2)  6/17
   Fav Techn - distressing & using Tim Holtz items like Flag
6/27 Dies R Us Ch27 Flags and/or Banners 3E(#3) 6/15

6/30 DL.ART Jun Linky Ch 1Eperday/no stack 6/1 


  1. The perfect card for someone with a birthday around July 4th or Memorial Day! Great job! Thanks so much for playing in our ‘FLAGS and/or BANNERS’ challenge at Dies R Us! Please come back again soon!

    Darlene (DRU Blog Leader)

  2. Great card! Thanks for joining us at Die Cuttin' Divas this week.


  3. Very patriotic! Thank you for joining our “Masculine” Challenge this week at Die Cuttin’ Divas.

    Stay Creative,
    • Carson's Creations •
    Die Cuttin’ Diva DT

  4. Awesome card! Thanks so much for joining us at Sketch Saturday this week! Hugs Deb

  5. What a great die, and I really love the Americana tone of the colors you chose. Fabulous card, and I'm so happy to see it in our Flags and/or Banners challenge at Dies R Us!

  6. A fabulous Patriotic card Melissa, great with the Kraft & colours - a lovely design with the banners and stars!!

    Heather xx
    Thanks so much for joining with Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.

  7. Such a fun card! This would be great for July 4th too. Thank you so much for playing along with us over at the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog this week :)

  8. Great flag, love the heart banners! Thanks for joining us over at Scrappy Moms! DT Member Carri~Abusybee

  9. Super festive Birthday card! Thanks for joining us at Loves Rubber Stamps!

  10. How fabulous is your card? Thanks so much for entering at Loves Rubberstamps.