Friday, May 8, 2009

America! America!

This card is for SCS Limited Supplies Challenge(LSC219). We were to choose one of the many popular or obscured holidays that occur in the month of May! Thanks, Judy for a terrific challenge. I played it safe and went with Memorial Day!!!

I am using ODBD, In God We Trust newly release set. I chose some K & C dp that actually has a map of the US in the background. The other layer of dp shows a newspaper script look with words defined and the memory definition in the bottom right corner was perfect for this challenge.

My sentiment is using Nestabilities curve rectangle. I actually move the template to get this size. It is a technnique I call "cheating the nesties"!!!

I am also recycling a tag I got from my dd converse sneakers box. Can you believe converse are back in style and more expensive than ever? At least I got a reusable craft item from the that. I thought the weather star tag with the trademark star chipboard was perfect.I colored my Eagle using Ranger inks and some SU soft sky. I sponged the edges with the ranger ink antique linen.

I finished my card with some faux brads. I did use C1 copic to outline my eagle to give him some depth.

CARDSTOCK PTI dark chocolate, gp white, K & C dp
Ink Ranger Antique Linen, Tea Dyed, Vintage Photo, SU soft sky, PTI Dark chocolate, Palette Noir
ACCESSORIES Recycled Converse tag, Nestabilities, foam dots, foam tape, sponges, 1/4" circle punch, CE (for faux brads)


  1. Betty, this is so beautiful! I love the vintage feel, the colors, and dp.

  2. Oh Betty! This is stunning. So rustic feeling. The coloring is fabu!! Hugs and have a great weekend!

  3. WOW Betty this is stunning, love the vintage look to this!!! wonderful!

  4. LOVE this Betty!! That tag is just the perfect touch on this card!!

  5. Betty, this is toooooo cool! Wow, what a masterpiece of elements! Very powerful card!!!

  6. OH MY Betty!! This is GORGEOUS!! LOVE what you've done with this eagle! And your tag, colors, distressing and sketch are FABULOUS!! WOW!!

  7. Betty this is really great. I love the colors. I really like the recycled tag. My daughter likes those too. I remember wearing them when I as younger. I should have kept them.. TFS


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