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Sunday, June 20, 2010

Hurray for the Red, White and Blue!!


Good day everyone!  Hope everyone is enjoying their Father's Day celebration.  Happy Father's Day to all the father's out there!!  My hubby worked midnights last night so right now he is catching up on some sleep.  We plan to do a barbeque tonight.  Last night before he went to work we went out for dinner and across from the restaurant was this great BBQ store.  We bought some yummy apple cinnamon BBQ sauce and some peach BBQ Sauce.   Can't wait to try them out!!  Kind of a quiet day at my house.  But it's kind of nice, if you know what I mean!!

Anyway...today's card was inspired by the sketch and theme over at The Pixie Cottage  Challenge #23, make mine patriotic.  There is also a great tutorial there on how to make an explosion card.  I haven't given it a try yet but it looks interesting :)

Of course I used the grand red, white and blue theme, I punched flowers with my martha stewart punch and embellishmented them with some bling!!  Then I went on a treasure hunt around the house and came across the star picks (they were left over from Mike's retirement party - 25 years in the Navy).  The paper is from my stash.  The stamp is from Stampavive - Gillian Roberts - Being Together.  She is just the cutest!!


Copics used to color with:

Thanks for stopping by!  Hope you have a fun celebration today!

Lisa

8 comments:

Katie said...

This is gorgeous!
Love that super sweet image and the flowers and star bursts are just superb!
Thanks for playing in The Pixie Cottage this week :)

Cheryl said...

oh wow hun this is really gorgeous,love the flowers,on this and that image is just so sweet,too
bless you for joining us at the pixie cottage hope to see you back again soon,hugs cheryl xxxxxxxxxx

Barb Hardeman said...

Awesome! Love how you included the bling with your flowers! Beautiful coloring on this sweet image! Hugs, Barb

Davi said...

This is beautiful.Love the sweet image and all the fun details!

artish said...

fabulously gorgeous and patriotic!!! love the gargantuan blue corner gems and the dimensional sprigs of spangled stars!!! thank you for playing at the pixie cottage!

Anne said...

A beautiful card and great take on the sketch! Awesome details =)
Thanks for playing with us at the Pixie Cottage!

Hugs, Anne

Pam said...

Fabulous card! Thanks for joining us this week at the Pixie Cottage~
~Pam

Tracy S said...

This is just so sweet