Tuesday, June 26, 2018

SOS: Red, White and (maybe) Blue!

Hello, crafters!  This week at Shopping Our Stash Donna is our hostess and she has selected a theme of Red, white and (maybe) blue!  Our team is made up of ladies from Canada and the United States, so in honor of these countries' upcoming birthdays we are making projects primarily featuring the colors of our flags!

Here is my card:

  • The colorful panel is resist watercolor paper-- it was already cut like this (5"x6.5" with a circle cut from the middle) when I found it... 
  • I added Lindy's Stamp Gang Magicals in Rudolph's Red Nose and also Ken Oliver's Color Bursts in Ultramarine Blue then popped the whole panel up on 3M dimensional adhesive.
  • The patriotic sentiment was written with a Ranger Letter It pen on Canson Mix Media paper and heat-embossed with Letter It in Gold Tinsel. {The Letter It pen is actually a stashy-item because I prefer my Zig Emboss Writer... the Letter It pen goes on so clear that you can't really see what you've written whereas the Zig Emboss Writer goes on paper blue.  I decided to just write my sentiment in pencil then go over it with the Letter It pen-- normally I would not do this because I wouldn't want to make the pen icky, but since I don't even use the thing, I thought, "What the heck..." So liberating!  I think I will actually use it now!}
  • Sequins from my stash
  • The red tinsel trim was from a holiday section at a local store.  I hot-glued it on.

That's all!  I will send this to one of my daughters who will both be at summer  camp during 4th of July.  Boo-hoo.  I'll miss them.

Please go over to the SOS challenge for DT inspiration and to link up your own red, white, and (maybe) blue projects!


  1. i love, love, looooooooooooooove this missus! ♥

  2. Mimi, love the gold embossing on your card and the beautiful watercolor on it too. The tinsel trim just adds so much festive bling, love it.

  3. This is just awesome, Mimi! The foil effect is such an elevating feature. Nice job!

  4. Excellent!!!
    Your take on the red white and blue is gorgeous and I love that you are sending this one off to camp!

  5. This looks AMAZING! Love this gold resist paper and your awesome effect. Hope you guys have an awesome 4th! Hugs, Autumn