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I am Sarah, a stay at home mom of two wonderful, little boys. In my life before kids I was a fifth grade teacher. I now work with first year teachers, which I love. Creating is one of the ways I stay sane. I become very cranky if I have not stamped or scrapped in a while. Join me on this creative journey.

Thursday, June 4, 2009

Firecracker USA

I came home from work today and there was a package from Melodie Hand over at Elemental Doodles. It is called Firecracker USA and you can check out the whole set here. This set comes with 22 stamps, I knew as soon as I saw it I wanted to make my own designer paper. Michelle Wooderson over at Mish Mash did this a while back and I really wanted to try it. (she even used a patriotic set as well) You can see her post here. I loaded up my block with 7 stamps and used Real Red ink, I then went back with the bitty stars and used Brilliant Blue ink. Finally I used the postage stamp and highlighted a few times. On the side I adhered red, white and blue ribbon and then attached chipboard stars and the sentiment onto chipboard as well. It is a bit busy (says my husband) but I think it is super festive. Enjoy and thanks for stopping by.

9 comments:

Gina said...

Great job creating your paper. I like to do that every once in a while. I love those chipboard stars!

Jessy said...

I like this. Very festive for independence holidays. GREAT job!! :)

Pat (mspfd) said...

Wonderful job on your background paper. Fun card!

kc_froglady said...

I don't think it is busy I think it looks like really festive pp that you would normally buy - tell hubby you saved money making your own! Love the chipboard stars too!

Crafty Cre8tions said...

What a fun card!!!! Very festive!

Michelle Forrest aka transprntbutterfly said...

Great DP you made! this card is so cute!

Jackie said...

Too cute and I like your layout...tfs!!!

Elemental Doodles said...

What a beautiful card. I don't think it's too busy at all. I love it. I'm glad you're enjoying the set we sent you.

Cr8ive ME said...

awesome card.

M.E. aka CMCMaryD@SCS