Friday, July 3, 2009

Happy 4th and MSB Challenge #9

Today is time for another challenge over at MSB. This week we were given a choice of using Red, White and Blue -OR- Navy, Cranberry and Ivory along with any 4th of July type MSB image. I chose to use the Doodler USA image with Red, White and Blue.

The background paper I actually made myself by using a star template and sponging the stars in Real Red and Night of Navy ink and after those were done, I sponged over the white areas in the same two colors. Once the paper was covered with red and blue, I sponged over the entire thing with White Craft Ink to tone it down a bit. Since I didn't want to cover up all my hard work ;) I only added ribbon to the card before attaching my main image.

This card is also for the ABC Challenge (U is for United States)

I hope you all have a fantastic 4th! My family and I will be spending time with my parents and our neighbors this weekend ~ grilling out, playing with the kids and watching lots of fireworks!

Card Recipe~ all items SU unless indicated
Stamps: Doodler USA - digi Stamp ~ Modern Sugar Blvd
Ink/Coloring: Real Red, Night of Navy, White Craft; Copics (E00, E01, E55, E57, E59, R20, R29, B24, B26, B28, B29); Signo White Gel Pen
Paper: Night of Navy, Real Red; Gina K Pure Luxury White
Embellishments: Ribbon (Offray)

Tools: Sponge Daubers; Star Template (Provo Craft)

8 comments:

Lori said...

You MADE the background paper? WOW that's amazing. It looks fantastic. I love your card and am totally blown away by your talent.

Jennifer said...

Wow you could really start a trend here, I love your homemade backing paper! Gorgeous stamps too!
Thanks for joining the ABC challenge this week.
Have a wonderful weekend.
Hugs
Jen x

Vicki (basement stamper) said...

Such a darling card Jodi!! :) Happy 4th my friend!! HUGS

Helen said...

Fab card - I love your backing paper!
Thanks for joining us at the ABC Challenge this week!
Helen x

Scrubbysue said...

HI jodi!! cute card! Happy 4th to you!

Sandi said...

Your card is adorable...
BTW...you won my crochet red/white/blue flowers, please email me at starrystamper@yahoo.com your home addy so that I can send them to you!!!:)

Jennifer E. said...

Love that image & that bg paper! WOW! Thanks for visting my blog during the 4th of July Blog hop! Hope you had a wonderful 4th!

Sara said...

Love it! I absolutely love your BG paper-too cute!

 
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