Irresistibly Yours Stars and Stripes Patriotic Card

by Joanne James15. June 2015 13:27

Happy Monday everyone! It is a happy one here in the James Household as the oldest of my James Juniors is 10 years old today! I will share her birthday card tomorrow, but for today I have another rather patriotic-themed card for this week's challenge over at Colour Me where they have the following striking colour combination: 

This was definitely calling for an all-out stars and stripes combo - so I dug out my SAB Irresistibly Yours paper and got sponging! I am also linking up with SUO Challenges again today as this card fits their theme of stars and stripes perfectly. Here's my card:

I just love how this card turned out! Some simply sponged panels in the challenge colours and the paper really does all the work - I'm so glad we now have the Colour Me Irresistible paper in the annual catalogue too. The stripes in the pack are diagonal so I cut the paper at an angle to straighten them up, added a 'Bravo!' stamp from the set of the same name and some stars cut with my Big Shot and star framelits to finish. Simply but I hope you agree, rather effective! 

That's all from me today - lots to do! Back tomorrow with a rather special birthday card to share; until then, happy stampin'!


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Comments (10) -

WendieUnited States
6/15/2015 2:19:34 PM #

Wow, so clever using the SAB paper - I'm digging mine out!


Joanne James
Joanne JamesUnited Kingdom
6/15/2015 3:00:00 PM #

Thanks Wendie - you go for it!


Julie Gearinger
Julie GearingerUnited States
6/15/2015 6:02:59 PM #

Oh, I agree with Wendie!  What a fabulous idea to use the SAB paper and I love the use of the Star Framelits with the Bravo! set - thanks for playing along with us at SUO Challenges Smile


6/15/2015 6:24:27 PM #

love your stars and stripes card - thanks for sharing your project at Colour me...! this week


Katie Brooks
Katie BrooksUnited States
6/16/2015 4:51:54 AM #

Bravo is right!  Love this design and that sparkly white star.  So fun and so patriotic!  Thank you for playing with us at Colour Me!Smile


Claire Broadwater
Claire BroadwaterUnited States
6/16/2015 8:19:20 PM #

Happy, Happy Birthday to your daughter!  DOUBLE DIGITS!  WHOOP, WHOOP!!!!

This is just a fabulous patriotic card!  I love it!  The sponging and stars look fantastic!  XX


LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
6/16/2015 8:23:43 PM #

Bravo to you for creating such an awesome card!  Love the patriotic feel!


Connie Babbert
Connie BabbertUnited States
6/20/2015 10:56:30 PM #

Another WOW stars and stripes card!  You are on a roll!  Thanks for playing along with the stars and stripes SUO Challenge!


Karen Barber
Karen BarberUnited States
6/21/2015 4:15:29 AM #

another awesome card!!~!!!!  I love it!!


Julia Quinn
Julia QuinnAustralia
6/21/2015 8:01:08 AM #

Very cool!!  Great use of the resist paper too!!  Another great addition to our gallery this week at SUO!


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