I'm Always There For You In Red, White and Blue

by Joanne James6. July 2015 13:19

Happy Monday everyone! I have had my first of this week's technique card classes this month and spent a pleasant morning catching up with my ladies, who all left very pleased with their cards. I will share these cards in due course once all my classes are complete (I don't want to spoil the surprise for the next group of ladies!). Meanwhile, today I have a card made with this week's sketch over at Freshly Made Sketches:

I'm also linking this card up with the ladies over at Less Is More this week, where the challenge is to use red, white and blue on your card, which I most certainly have - take a look: 

I decided to pair my bright Real Red with the softer tones on Sky Blue for today's card and added some detail to my main panel using some retired 'Back To Black' DSP although the new Everyday Chic paper would work just as well. I coloured both pieces with my retired Soft Sky Blendabilities pens. My sentiment is from the new 'Friendly Wishes' stamp set and I finished my caard with a few pops of Real Red: some cotton ribbon, an Itty Bitty Accents punched flower (or two!) and a retired button from my storecupboard, tied with some white baker's twine.

I really love the way the combination of bright red with the pale blue, and I think the set off the black and white of the DSP and sentiment beautifully. 

That's all from me today; a basket of ironing awaits, although hopefully I'll catch another match at Wimbledon on the TV as I go, so much less of a hardship than usual! Back tomorrow with another card and a new product share! until then, happy stampin'!


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Table built using Product Table Builder by The Crafty Owl - Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.


Comments (5) -

Cindy Hall
Cindy HallUnited States
7/6/2015 2:50:04 PM #

This is such a pretty card!  I love the colors/papers you chose, and the sentiment works perfectly for this design.  Thanks for sharing with us at Freshly Made Sketches!

LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
7/6/2015 11:58:59 PM #

I love this set, and the combo of Soft Sky and Real Red is another thing I love!  Awesome!

SarahUnited Kingdom
7/7/2015 10:21:08 AM #

Beautiful crisp, clean and elegant work Joanne.
Great use of the colours and it's a super crisp sketch to work with too.
Thanks so much for sharing and taking part.
Sarah xx
Less is More

Anita Bowden
Anita BowdenUnited Kingdom
7/11/2015 8:00:37 AM #

Love this, Joanne.  Great choice of the pale blue, such a pretty combo.
Thanks for sharing with us.
Anita x
Less is More

AnneUnited Kingdom
7/12/2015 10:49:27 AM #

Super colours Joanne, I like the softer blue, works well
Thanks for joining us this week
Less is More

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