Thursday, June 20, 2013

Patriotic Card #2

This is a second patriotic card that I made for Operation Write Home.  I was inspired by this card on Pinterest.  All the patterned papers came from the Vintage Nation stack by the Paper Studio.  I love that paper stack!
The stars, circle and banner die cuts are all from the shapes built in to SCAL2.  I used light brown chalk on the banner and dark brown chalk around the kraft star to add visual interest.  The circular star stamp and the freedom stamp are from Clear Dollar Stamps.

The patriotic theme of this card makes me think of summer, the Fourth of July, BBQ's, and sitting outside in the heat watching fireworks!  We always get together with family and have picnics and go to the beach. The whole season is so refreshing.  I love summertime and am so glad it is finally here!

If you missed the patriotic card I posted yesterday, you can see it here.

Did you see the new SVG set at SVG Attic?  It is called Vintage Nation and it features the exact same paper stack I used on this card!! 

Use the FREE discount code to get this set free with a purchase of $9.98 for a limited time.

On  a side note, it appears as if Google reader will soon cease to exist on your blogger dashboard.  I have chosen Bloglovin my replacement reader and I hope that you will follow my blog with Bloglovin (button is on top right sidebar) especially if you are a current Google reader follower, so you wont miss anything from my blog.  Thanks to all who have chosen to follow my crafty posts :)

Challenge winner at Cuttin and Stampin!

Challenge winner at Chalk-Ah-Lot Cafe!

Have a wonderfully crafty day!

Entering here:
June 22 Catch the Bug Challenge (Red, white, and blue, F (freedom), and Kraft)
June 22 Pink By Design
June 23 Craftin Desert Diva's
June 23 Eureka Stamps
June 24 TTCRD
June 24 Die Cutting Diva's
June 24 Simon Says Stamp and Show
June 25 Crafting by Designs
June 25 IBSIC #56
June 25 Scrappy Mom Stamps
June 25 Inky Impressions
June 25 Papertake Weekly
June 25 DL.ART for a man
June 25 Cuttin and Stampin
June 26 Word Art Wednesday
June 26 Paper pretties
June 28 Chalk N Stock
June 29 Chalk Ah Lot Cafe
June 29 Creative Inspiration Paint
June 30 DL ART monthly linky
June 30 Every Day is an Occasion
July 2 Scrap-Creations
July 2 Aud Sentiments Challenge


  1. Another fabulous patriotic card for our challenge. The chalk on the banner gives it a distressed look. Love it. Thanks for joining us at Chalk Ah Lot.

  2. Beautiful design Great papers!! I love it.
    Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday #111 Father’s day/ or a card for a man!! challenge, Have a great day
    DIANA L.

  3. Thank you Beth for your kind comment. I've paid your flip flops a visit and have to say I feel like a fraud just colouring in when yours are so dimensional and textural!!

  4. I love this card Beth! These papers are so fabulous and I love your star with banner!! Thanks for joining us at Jo's Funday Friday;-)

  5. Beth this is fabulous .
    Thank you for joining us for our Through The Craftroom Door Challenge this time and GOOD LUCK.
    Hugs Elaine

  6. gorgeous creation thanks so much for joining us at PTW hugs Jill xx

  7. Beth,
    Another great project, colorful and patriotic.
    We really enjoy it when you post your marvelous creations with us and hope to see more of your work.
    God Bless you,
    Carole Robb Bisson
    Word Art Wednesday

  8. Very pretty - I love the star! Thank you for playing along with us at Scrappy Moms Stamps! :)

    - Mel

  9. Very nice! Thank you for joining us at Cuttin' and Stampin challenge blog!

  10. Your cards are always super. Love that paper. Thank you so much for joining us at Craftin Desert Divas “Red, White & Blue“ Linky Party. New Linky Party starts Monday hope you will join us again!!

    Craftin Desert Diva's

  11. This is an amazing card. Love the whole design of the card. Thanks for joining us at CI Paints.

  12. This turned out awesome. I like the supplies you used. Thanks for playing at HIMCR.

  13. Oh this is a gorgeous patriotic card! I love the patterns and that star with the circle and sentiment is just a gorgeous embellishment for the front focal point! Nice job! Thanks so much Beth for playing along with us this week at Jo's FFC!

    ♥ Jo's Scrap Shack ♥

  14. Nice patriotic card. Thanks for linking up with us this week! We appreciate you sharing your creativity with us in our “June Bingo” challenge at Catch The Bug! We appreciate you! ~~Sammibug~~ DT Member For Bugaboo Stamps

  15. Great patriotic card. I must have missed that paper pad because I would have grabbed it if I would have seen it.

    Have a wonderful day,
    • Carson's Creations •

  16. Awesome card! Love that banner that you used. Thank you so much for sharing your krafty ideas with us at Simon Says Stamp and Show!

  17. love the red white and blue! thanks for joining us at Cuttin and Stampin!

  18. Really Great card. Thanks for playing along at Cuttin' and Stampin'.

    Tammy S.

  19. Oooh, another of your very striking cards! Love it!

    Thank you for sharing your lovely creation in our ‘Anything goes - Show your Season’ Challenge
    Do join us again!
    Rene (DT Crafting by Designs)

  20. This card is really great and I can see why you love that paper, it's gorgeous and the scallops are a perfect touch!

    Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments Challenge!

  21. Hi Beth and what a nice surprise to see your card and have you join our challenge at Chalk N Stock. You did a lovely job. You are a very talented lady.

  22. Very nicely done! Thanks for joining the Eureka! Stamps Challenge this week.