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Jul 1, 2011

BC219 Three Cheers For the Red, White and Blue

Happy Friday! - It's time once again for the Blogger's Challenge. First let me say, WOW to all 66 enteries from last week. Lots of great inspiration.
It's getting harder and harder to pop by and leave comments on everyone's blogs but I try my best so if I've missed you I apologize.

Now for this weeks challenge. I've combined 3 different challenges for this card.

Blogger Color Challenge (Red, White and Blue)

Cupcake Inspirations #117
The card is based "loosely" on the Clean and Simple Sketch 146

- I did change some of the sketch elements so I am not entering it for the challenge but I did want to give them credit for a great sketch that helped to inspire my card.

I started out to use a little Rocket image on my card but it just didn't seem to fit the design once it started coming together. Instead I utilized the image and decorated the inside of the card as well.

So now it's your turn to play by linking below:

Card Details: Stamps: StudioG (Happy 4th and Rocket)
Circle of Stars - Source Unknown as this was sent to me by a friend and there is no indentifying marks on the stamp.
Inside Sentiment - Celebrate by Graphistamp
Card Stock: Pacific Point, Real Red, Whisper White
Designer Paper - My Mind's Eye - Parade-Celebrate Stripes
Ink: Pacific Point, Real Red, Memento Tuxedo Black
Copic Markers used on Rocket
Cuttlebug Star Embossing Folder
Star punches-SU
Star Border Punch-EK Success
Bakers Twine
Red Faux Jewels


  1. Beautiful tribute card Ida - love the CAS design and embossing!

  2. Wonderful red, white and blue card. Love how you combined your elements. Fun inside too.

  3. Oh, my goodness...this is completely fabulous! Love it!

  4. Love the embossed panel Ida and the inside design is fabulous too!

  5. Beautiful card, Ida! Love the embossed stars!
    And what a great idea to add rocket inside!

  6. Full of awesome Ida! Great embossed BG and layout!

  7. Wonderful wonderful wonderful!!! Love how you copied the cupcakes but now I'm hungry and it's only 7:24am. The inside is so cute!!!

  8. Love this card, the design of it is wonderful and the embossing is great!

  9. Perfect card for R/W/B challenges! I love the image and the layout- and the embossing.....!
    Happy and safe 4th to you and your family!

  10. Beautiful card for the 4th! Love the design and embossed background! Have a great 4th!

  11. Ida this is beautiful!!! Thank you so much for joining us at Cupcake Inspirations this week!
    Rene :D

  12. Gorgeous gorgeous gorgeous! Love the images and great sketch! :)

  13. what a great card inside and out. I love that embossed layer.
    thanks for playing with us at Cupcake Inspirations.

  14. I really love the use of texture with that embossed background and the circle of stars is fab!

  15. this is a great patriotic card ida-love the circle of stars and the bakers twine on your punched star

  16. Happy 4th of July to you Ida! I hope you had a fun time celebrating!
    Gorgeous card! Love the embossing and layout for this one!

  17. Oh what a beautiful Patriotic tribute Ida! I just love the texture and layout! Thanks so much for your sweet comment on my blog! Hope you have a great week!

  18. Great stamp combo to make up this fabulous card, Ida! Love the circle of stars and the embossing folder. Must check out the star punch, too. Love how you've used both pieces.

  19. How fun!! Love that background embossing folder. I have that one too and don't use it nearly enough....thanks so much for the inspiration!!
    (I was without a computer for awhile, so now it's time to catch up on all your beautiful creations!!)