Wednesday, 5 July 2017

Red, White and Blue!

There are quite a few challenges around this month relating to a red, white
and blue theme in celebration of Independence Day in the United States.
Not wanting to feel left out (living here in the UK), I thought I'd make a card and
enter some of them too!

I cut three of the stitched circles, glued them together to give
more depth to the frame, but still keeping it flat for posting.

The products I have used:-
Lawn Fawn - Stitched Circle Frames
Digi Stamp Boutique - Love Cake Set
Crafter's Companion 'Textures' Embossing Folder - Distress
Sizzix - Framelits 'Hello' set of dies
Glimmer Dust

Challenges entered:-
Simon Says Stamp - Red, White and/or Blue
Always Fun Challenges - Patriotic
Cards in Envy - Patriotic Please {Red, White and Blue} Card Challenge
Shopping Our Stash - Flag Day (UK)
Creatalicious Challenges - Anything Goes with optional red, white & blue
Come and Get It Challenge - Colours of your Nation (UK)
Dragonfly Journeys - Red, White and Blue-tiful!
Cut it Up Challenge - Patriotic/Red, White and Blue
Paper Sweeties Challenge - Photo Inspiration

Thanks for stopping by.
Janice x


Liz said...

Lovely card, Janice. Great tip for giving more depth to the frame. I usually use foam tape/pads, but your technique is much better for posting. xx

Birgit said...

What a festive card! I love the textured background!!

Donna Ellis said...

Always fun to celebrate with cake, Janice, and your card makes it extra fun! Wonderful design! Wishing you a great Wednesday! hugs, de

Cut It Up Challenge Blog said...

Love the bold colors and especially the embossing! You could use that embossing folder on anything to add just a little texture.

Thanks for joining us for our Patriotic challenge at Cut it Up!


cotnob said...

A super red, white and blue card Janice, a lovely cake - a good idea to add a little dimension to the frame but still keep flat for posting.
Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob

pam said...

Fabulous card design Janice, perfect colours.
Pam x

Karen Knott said...

Great card, love the red, white and blue theme it works really well with this image :)
Hugs xx

Kat W said...

A brilliant design; the red/white/blue combo looks so striking, and I love your design...layering the frames up always looks so good I think :-)
Big hugs, Kat xx

Donna Phelan said...

oh YUM! and yes please lol This is FAB! Love the frame you created, easy and fun and adds so much depth! Perfectly colored yummy cake, like the glitter bits too!

Valerija said...

A beautiful card. Love the colour combination.
Valerija xx

Maria Rodriguez. said...

Ohh!! Love this super Patriotic cake, fabulous embossing folder, gives a lot of texture to your design.
Thanks for the tip on the frame and for sharing your card with us at SHOPPING OUR STASH, hope you play again soon.
Maria Rodriguez.

Debbie said...

Oh my, Janice! This card is amazing! I love the patriotic cake -- thanks for sharing with us at Paper Sweeties!!

Conniecrafter said...

Perfect, love the way you framed the cake and sntiment, cool distressed embossed background too, and love the sparkle :)

Amy Ottmers said...

Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Cut It Up, good luck!!! Amy DT

Kathy S said...

Perfectly yummy "patriotic" themed entry for the Cards in Envy challenge this week. Appreciate you joining us. Take care.

Meihsia Liu said...

This is such a fun and beautiful card! Thank you so much for sharing with us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. :)

Chris Dring said...

Great use of your flag colors on this gorgeous card! Thanks for joining us at Shopping Our Stash!

Jeannie said...

Hi Janice! Adorable card and I really like the textured background too. Thanks so much for joining my Red, White, and Blue-tiful blog challenge :)

Jeannie T.
Dragonfly Journeys

Melanie said...

A lovely card!
Thank you soo much for taking part in our "anything goes with optional red, white & blue” challenge over at Creatalicious & good luck in the draw.
Hope to see you again in our new challenge as well…

(DT-Coordinator Creatalicious Challenges)

(DT Crafty Friends)

(DT The Sketchy Challenges)

PS: Sorry for the late comment, life had been very busy the past couple of weeks…