This month our theme for the hop is PATRIOTIC or Outdoor Activity.
I used the Flag image for my card and colored it in with copics and a silver gel pen. The background is sponged with two different inks and then I highlighted parts of the fireworks with a silver gel pen and added stickles. Instead of adding a sentiment, I cut sayings from some Designer Paper and used those instead. I just had to borrow my daughter's American Girl Star border punch for this one and then added some silver star brads.
I chose this image because we love watching fireworks, and usually get to see them a few times each year. We are lucky and get to see two major displays in about a week of each other, one being the 4th of July (obviously) and then at a local festival, and I have to say that display is just as good as the one on the 4th.
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Well, your next stop on the hop is Kerry and I'm sure she has something amazing to share with you.
Have a wonderful day :)
Recipe ~ all items SU unless indicated
Stamps: Flag InStyle Stamps (digi image)
Ink/Coloring: Night of Navy; Colorbox Smoke Blue; Copics (B18, R24, R27, R29); Silver Metallic Gel Pen (Marvy)
Paper: Night of Navy; Gina K Pure Luxury White; DP - DCWV
Embellishments: Ribbon (Offray); Star Brads (unknown); Stickles (Stardust)
Tools: American Girl Border Punch