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Jun 29, 2012

Blogger Challenge - June 29 - Celebrating the 4th

Happy Friday - It's been a few weeks since I've participated in the Blogger Challenge over on Lisa's blog so I decided to join in this week.  The theme is Celebrating the 4th of July.  I love this holiday and this year in our city it's even more meaningful.  It's the 150th anniversary of the founding of our town.  Plus this year we will also pause to remember one particular Hometown Hero who was recently killed in action in Afghanistan.  Please take a moment if you can to visit my other blog to read about Matt Fazzari.

Click to enlarge card.

Stamps:  Sentiment from Effie Glitzfinger's Stamps.  Circular Star Border source unknown.  It actually came from a Stamp Company (Liquid Neon) that was only in existence about a year and I was friends with one of the people who started the company.  They went out of business very quickly though. Bursting Fireworks Stars - We R Memory Keepers-Old Glory.

Star Punches - Stampin'Up and Border Punch from EK Success.
Paper: Paper Pizazz - Patriotic Stripe.
Ink: Cranberry Crisp, Night of Navy.
Card Stock:  Night of Navy, Cranberry Crisp, Whisper White.
White Brad and Paper Distressing Tool.

Join in on the challenge and link back so we can see your card.


  1. I hope your community has an absolutely wonderful celebration! Gorgeous card!

  2. Gorgeous card, I love that sentiment!

  3. Hello Ida! Wonderful card! Love that circular stamp!

  4. I love patriotic cards Ida nad this is a great one-hope all is well with you

  5. It's a beautiful card, Ida!
    Sorry to hear about the loss in your town...

  6. Beautiful card to celebrate the 4th! Love the images and design! Thanks for playing along with the Bloggers Challenge!

  7. Such a fun card! Love how you have used these colours, I find them difficult to use together, and you have made it look sooo easy! Great bg too!