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>> Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Hi Everyone,

My card post today  is in celebration of the all American summer holiday, the Fourth of July! I will be celebrating watching fireworks with friends on the third, and having a cookout with family on the fourth itself.  It's one of my favorite times of the year :)

On this card I used the Freedom Cannon for my focal image, stamping it in Memento Tuxedo Black ink, coloring it with Copic markers and die cutting it out with a Spellbinders square die.  It was layered on a background made by covering some sticker paper with glitter and adding a strip of card stock that was dry embossed with stars.  Also, the side of my white card stock layered was punched with a star border punch. 

I finished the card with some twine and a glittery star button.  Since the sentiment was built into the image, I chose not to add anything further, but did embellish the firework with a bit of Stickles.

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Have a great day :)
Karin



8 comments:

Carol (Gingerbeary8) said...

This is just darling and in time for the 4th of July. It's so cute with it's patriotic colors and super cute image. Just love it! Happy 4th!
Bear Hugs,
Carol

Janett said...

Wow! This is beautiful I love it. that glitter paper really makes it pop. And the coloring is perfect.

Samantha said...

Love it, Karin! Your coloring is perfect, the layout is super fun and I just love how you added the glittery burst!

Kecia said...

Love the glittered firework! Looks great. This really is the perfect patriotic card.

Shelia said...

Great 4th of July card! Love the bling in the fireworks!!

Julie- justwritedesigns said...

Super card, Karin! Love the sparkle and little star border. The big star button is perfect!

Jennifer E. said...

This was so well thought out--love how you added sparkles to almost everything! This is one of those cards I'd like to see in person!

Sue said...

Great Card Karin! I've been loving all the glitter you've been using and this is no exception! You're extra touches pull it all together too!

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