Today I decided to make a patriotic card in honor of all the veterans who have risked their lives for our freedom. As the daughter of a WWII Veteran and the mother of a US Marine Veteran, I am so very proud of all the men and women who have served and continue to serve our great nation. Thank a veteran today 😉
I used a “Patriotic Picnic” patterned paper by Doodlebug for the panel of this card. I stamped images from the “Band Camp” stamp set by Simon Says Stamp and colored them using my Copic markers. Once the images were all colored, I cut them using the coordinating die cuts and my Genini Junior. I am patiently waiting the for the Magic Mat (Scrapbook.com) to be restocked so I can order one (or two) for my machines. Once the images were cut out, I layered some strips of patterned paper onto the star patterned paper panel. From there, I heat embossed the sentiment from the “For the Boys” stamp set by My Favorite Things. I then placed the sentiment on some foam tape by Simon Says Stamp and then put one image on each side of the sentiment as though they are holding up a banner.
I could have been done with the card at this point, but decided to add a sentiment and image to the inside of the card as well. I think that gives this card the finishing touch. I had fun making this card, even though I did record, edit and upload the video all in one morning. Good thing I had the day off from work!
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