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Thursday, July 1, 2010

RRR Patriotic Challenge Card "God Bless America"

Hello Everyone!
Wow July 1st already! That means it is time for another fun Really Reasonable Ribbon challenge!
Hope you will come join us @ Really Reasonable Ribbon's Ramblings for our "Patriotic" challenge.
Be creative, have some fun, and enter for a chance to win an awesome prize!

My sample card was done using this beautiful "Let Freedom Ring" digital stamp from Clear Dollar Stamps.
I colored it with Tombows, added some sparkly embossing on the stars, metallic watercolor on the pole and chalked in some clouds.
The papers I used are all from The Paper Temptress.
I chose to only use one embellishment on this card so it would show off that gorgeous Royal Blue Swirls ribbon from Really Reasonable Ribbon. It is one of my all time favorites!

I am entering this card in the following challenges:
One Stitch at a Time - Stars and Stripes
Quirky Crafts - Ribbons
Stamptacular Sunday - Stars and Stripes
Cuttlebug Spot - Independence Day
All Sorts - Embossing

Please head over to our design team blog and see the other beautiful samples the rest of the team have prepared for you. I am sure they will get your creative mojo juices flowing! ;)

As always, I appreciate any comments you would like to send my way!
Hope you all have a safe, happy and healthy holiday weekend!

True :D


Cassie_lu said...

what a pretty card. the coloring is amazing.

Celeste said...

Very pretty card... I absolutely love it..

Wendy ten Hove said...

Hi True,

Pretty card!! Very lovely and patriottic!! ;-)
Hope you are all well! With me it's way too hot for me.... over 30 degrees and more tomorrow, oeff.. I'm not made for these kind of temperatures!...
All the best to you!

Hugs, wendy

Chris said...


Rhonda Miller said...

Oh I love it. That ribbon is great. TFS.

Cheryl said...

this is realy beautiful hun your attention to detail is brilliant bless you for joining us at OSAAT this week,hugs cheryl xxxx

Beautiful Greetings said...

Love this True! The details are really amazing.

Crystal said...

True this is WONDERFUL your coloring looks AMAZING!!!

Graphicat said...

OMGoodness!! This is gorgeous (as is all the cards I see scrolling past the top of your page!) I love your vibrant use of the red white and blue colours! Thank you for entering our stars and stripes challenge this week at STamptacular! Im gonna go look around your blog some more!!

sam said...

Great card hun and thanks so much for sharing it with us here at OSAAT.
Sam x

Kirsten said...

Love this card the image looks fabulous and the embossing is super...x

Thanks for joining us this week at allsorts hugs kirsten...x


This is a lovely card, although I am English, my hubby and I got married in america (Niagara Falls) on 4th July with 2 American friends renewing their vows, we were in the local paper too so this card would be perfect for our anniversary x Thanks for the inspiration x leigh x

jude said...

This is stunning simple ,less is more i feel.just absolutely adore this Trudi!
Thanks for joining in this week with the OSAAT Challenge.Good luck hope to see you on Sunday.
hugs judex

Susan's crafty chaos said...

Wonderful card! Thanks so much for joining in our Stars and Stripes challenge at OSAAT. Don't forget to check back tomorrow to see the new challenge and find out who won this one :D

Spyder said...

Fabulous Card! Love the embossing. Thank you for joining OSAAT's Stars and Stripes Challenge this week!!

Spyder said...

Me again! Love your ribbon! really nice card and thank you for joining Quirky Craft's 'Ribbon' Challenge this week! Hope to see you next week too.

Padster said...

Gorgeous card - I can see why that ribbon is a fave - thank you for joining us at OSAAT this week
Deb x

Paula said...

Stunning card, the embossed stars were the perfect touch! Thanks for joining the stars and stripes challenge this week at the Stamptacular Sunday Challenge.