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Wednesday, May 25, 2016

WE Salute YOU Patriotic Red White Blue Card

First time using a Pretty Paper Pretty Ribbon SVG, We Salute You, that has wonderful layers of red/white/blue with yellow stars.

Supplies List

adhesive: dbl-sided tape, foam, glue dots, Scotch ATG, Zig 2 Way glue pen
buttons: stars - red, white, blue - on inside
embossing: Stampendous Tinsel - Red, Blue
ink: VersaMark
machine: Cricut Explore Air  Sizzix
paper: scrapbook - the Paper Studio Patriotic Woodgrain
   cardstock - white, Kraft, core - red, blue, yellow
ribbon: the Paper Studio Stars & Stripes Satin
Spellbinder: die - sentiment tag
stamp:   Craftin Desert Divas Celebrate Freedom - sentiment
SVG File: Pretty Paper Pretty Ribbon We Salute You 
tool: MISTI 

Entering this into the following challenges:  

5/27  Catch the Bug  Ch Bingo   3E(#25/21
   2nd row - Paper Piecing (the sentiment on front was paper pieced with layers of red/white/blue & yellow),
      Tag (sentiment tag on inside), button (3 star buttons on inside)  


5/28  Pile It On Ch108 Stars  UE  5/15

5/29  Double D Ch Patriotic Support Our Troops  3E(#3)  5/18

5/29  Simon Says Stamp Mon Make a Wish    5E(#35/23
   Making a wish for freedom

5/31  Crafty Hazelnuts Patterned Paper May 2016 Ch  UE  5/1
5/31  DLART May Linky   nostack 1Eperday  5/1  

5/31  Mod Squad Ch Use It or Lose It     3E(#15/25  
   use it or lose it - star buttons on inside, I had these buttons in my scrap pile, they had black paint on them,
      cleaned them up and figured they would be used for inside of this Patriotic card 

5/31  Simon Says Stamp Wed Anything Goes     5E(#1)  5/25 

6/1  Really Reasonable Ribbon RRR Ch141 Vintage with Ribbon or Trim  6E(#1)  5/20

6/4  Pretty Paper Pretty Ribbon PPR Project  UE  5/14 

6/5   Craftin Desert Divas Craft It Up Link It Up Linky Party Create a Scene    UE  5/23
   created a Patriotic fence scene with words


  1. This is fabulous Melissa! Thanks so much for joining in the fun at our Double D ‘Patriotic’ Challenge! We hope you’ll come back often.

    DOUBLE D Challenge Blog

  2. I absolutely love the distressed look of this with the big and fabulous statement as the focal point. Fantastic, Melissa! Thanks for sharing with us at Double D in our Patriotic Challenge!

  3. Awesome card and love the whole look. Thanks for sharing over at Catch the bug. Billie A (DT)

  4. Fantastic patriotic card. I love the size of the sentiment and the background paper you used. Have a great day and Thank you for joining the DL.ART Thankful Thursday May Linky Challenge". Katie DL.ART DT Member

  5. Awesome patriotic card! LOVE the distressed look of it! Thanks so much for joining us at Catch the Bug Challenges this week!

  6. Gorgeous Patriotic card! Love the distressed wood look on your card! Thanks for playing along with us at DL.ART May Linky Challenge!

  7. Wow Love this project! Thanks so much for taking the time to play along with our May Bingo at Catch the Bug, we are so very glad to have you!

  8. Nice! Fab, grungy masculine patriotic card, Melissa! Thanks for joining in the fun at Simon Says Stamp Anything Goes Challenge :) Gayatri xx

  9. Love this patriotic card! The colors and background paper are perfect. Thanks so much for joining us this time at the Pile it On Challenge, ELizabeth (DT)

  10. Your card is awesome! Thank you so much for sharing with su at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. :)

  11. Super creative and fun. Thanks so much for sharing in our challenge.
    Really Reasonable Ribbon

  12. Such a lovely card. The distressed look is great. Thank you for sharing at Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper. Rebecca x

  13. Nice card. Like the color combo. Thank you for joining us at Really Reasonable Ribbon Challenge.

  14. I love the patriotic theme of your card. Thanks for joining in the challenge at Mod Squad Challenge.

    Peggy T.
    DT Member

  15. Love your card and love that printed paper you used:) Thank you for playing along with us over at Pretty Paper Pretty Ribbon.