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For today’s Free for All Challenge (F4A279), we are to make a card for July 4th. Mine is pretty quick & easy..after stamping, coloring and fussy cutting the Liberty Bell & USA letters, I added the letters to die cut red, white & blue banners. The white bg was die cut & embossed w/ a stripe pattern and the greeting was die cut & added to a larger die cut circle w/ the ring of stars on it. The finished card is 4.25 5.50 and these are the Copics I used.
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Thanks so much for stopping by! If you haven’t, please head on over and check out the DRS Thursday Challenge..this week use Stars on your project. DRS images are not required and there’s a nice prize up for grabs!
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Supplies:

Stamps: DRS Designs – Liberty Bell, Let Freedom Ring, God Bless America Postage Frame (ring of stars), USA 
Paper: Neenah white, X-Press It white, royal blue, red
Ink: Memento tuxedo black, love letter, danube blue
Accessories:  Copic markers, Spellbinders A2 matting basics B , circles,nested pennant dies, stripe embossing folder (Lifestyle- Nautica set), baker’s twine

 

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US Navy cu 06600
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Today’s CAS Challenge (clean & simple) CAS330, has us using stars &/or stripes. I used both plus anchors for my Patriotic Military card.
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And this really was quick & easy because almost all of it was made using die cuts I already had sitting around.  I only stamped 3 images, colored 2 and fussy cut the anchor. The little square frame w/ the pierced circle was already there along w/ the little red ring so I added a smaller die cut circle w/ the US Navy emblem stamped in denim. The anchor & USA were lightly colored & added to a bg I embossed w/ a small anchor pattern. The inside has the rest of the USA greeting & says “Home of the Free Thanks to Our Brave”.  The finished card is 4.25 x 5.50 and these are the Copics I used (not many).
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Thanks so much for stopping by! If you haven’t ck out the DRS Thursday Challenge – this week it’s a color challenge w/ Patriotic/Nautical colors & DRS images are not required!
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Supplies:

Stamps: DRS Designs – Anchor, USA, Navy Seal
Paper: Neenah white, navy blue
Ink: Adirondack denim
Accessories:  Copic markers, Spellbinders A2 matting basics A & B, squares, circles & pierced circles dies, anchor embossing folder (Quicktz/Lifestyle – Nautica set)

 

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Jingle Sled cu 05110
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Welcome to the Our Daily Bread designs December Release! We have some wonderful new sets, paper & dies for you this month! 

Prize Information: – 
Three randomly selected winners will each receive a $15 gift certificate to the ODBD Store, to be used toward the purchase of ODBD Stamps found in the “stamps column” of the website just for commenting on the Design Team cards!  You have until December 2, 2014 at 9:00 p.m. EST to leave your comments on the Designers Blogs for a chance to win!  The Winners will be posted on the ODBD Blog on December 3rd, so be sure to check back there to see if you won!
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On my first card, I used the fabulous Let it Snow set. This was such fun to color! After die cutting it, I added a dk red layer then a layer from the beautiful Christmas paper 2014 collection, then another dk red layer I cut using the largest die from last month’s Flourished Star Pattern die set. I used the gorgeous Peaceful Poinsettia dies to cut the poinsettia from the dk red, Christmas paper and white paper then layered them together. I also added some gold die cut flourishes and leaves from the Fancy Foliage die set. The greeting was stamped with the peony chalk ink and die cut using a circle die. The dk red circle was die cut using the circle from the Recipe Tag die set.The finished card is 4.25 x 5.50 and these are the Copics I used. I will mention here, that originally I used a few reds to color the bow…but then decided it was too red to go with paper so I used the blender to remove most of the red and added the pink.
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Supplies:

Stamps: Our Daily Bread designs Let it Snow
Paper:  white, ODBD Christmas paper 2014 collection, dk red, metallic gold
Ink: Memento tuxedo black, Colorbox dk peony fluid chalk
Accessories: ODBD Flourished Star Pattern, Peaceful Poinsettia, Fancy Foliage & Recipe Tag diesSpellbinders A2 matting basics A & B, circle, labels 4, gold label 4 dies, Copic markers

Stars & Stripes cu 05151
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On my second card, I used the new American Hero set to stamp my greeting in two colors and the coordinating Mini Tags die to cut it. I wanted the hole on both ends, so I cut the entire tag, embossed it, then flipped the die around to cut the hole on the other end. I embossed just this area so it would match. I colored 2 white mini brads w/ a dk red Copic to match the fabulous new Patriotic paper. 
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The largest star from the Sparkling Star dies was used to cut the star out of the striped paper and I backed this layer w/ the navy blue chevron paper. I also used two stars to die cut a white star frame to insert. The eagle was stamped and I used a red Copic to color some of his feathers. He was fussy cut and attached on top of the star cut out. The small stars (from the Home of the Free set) were stamped & die cut with one of the smaller star dies. I added a red, white & blue banner across the top with a fussy cut little flag in the center. 
Supplies:

Stamps: Our Daily Bread designs  American Hero, Home of the Free, Some Gave All, Patriotic Pennants
Paper:  white, ODBD Patriotic paper collection 
Ink:  Distress Ink fired brick, Adirondack denim
Accessories: ODBD Splendorous Stars, Pennant Row, Mini Tags diesSpellbinders A2 matting basics A & B, dk red & lipstick red Copic markers
Please be sure to visit all the DT blogs and comment so you’ll be entered to win!
Julie * Chris * Cathy * Lori * Dawn * Sandee * 
Paula * Angie Lisa * Audrey * Silke * Wanda *
 Grace * Gracie (Guest Designer)
Thanks so much for stopping by!
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