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For the Splitcoast Inspiration Challenge (IC808) we’re headed to a Picture Frame place where I found THIS picture. I loved the eagle & thought it would be a great patriotic card.

For my card, I stamped the screaming eagle. This is a 2 part stamp set & the second part is a watercolor type bg that adds color in places to the eagle. Before I stamped the 2nd part, I used some Copics to color in the eagle then used some yellow, red & blue inks on the watercolor part of the stamp & stamped over it. The eagle was loosely fussy cut then I used a watercolor splatter image to add more of the same colors to a white bg. The eagle was popped up on top of the then I added a white deckle frame w/ the USA stamped in red. The stars were all leftovers & I attached them on top of the left side of the frame.

Here are the Copics I used:

Thanks so much for stopping by! 

 

 

Supplies:

Stamps: Rubbernecker Stamps: Toy Blocks & Letters Combo,  Eagle, Watercolor Splatter set 
Paper:  Staples 110# white
Ink: Memento tuxedo black & love letter, Rubbernecker Stamps Color Fuse inks, sets #1, #7 & #4
Accessories:  Rubbernecker Stamps:  Deckle Frame, Stars dies, Crossover II, Copic Sketch Markers


For the Color Challenge on Splitcoast (CC793) today, we have 2 blues & a red. Perfect colors for a Patriotic card! 

I’m using a new soldiers silhouette image. I know these will look great as a dark silhouette, but I wanted to see how they’d look if I used another (inked) image to ink them. It’s an old technique called “stamp kissing“. I used the stars & stripes border to ink the silhouettes (I put them in my Misti so I could do it more than once). I like how they turned out..as if they’re draped in the stars & stripes. I separated the greeting, above & below, & used the same inks to stamp them. The piece down the side is a piece of sticky back paper w/ red, white & blue narrow strips stuck to it. The lower section has stars stamped w/ white. Just to add a little something extra, I also punched some stars & added them to the soldiers & also a couple on the bg.

 

On the inside I stamped the stars & stripe border onto a sort of triangular piece & added it down the left side.

Thanks so much for stopping by!


Supplies:

Stamps: DRS Designs: Stars & Stripes Border , Silhouette Soldiers,USA Thanks to Our Brave, Starry Bg, Let Freedom Ring
Paper: Staples 110# white, royal blue, red, lt blue, sticker paper
Ink: Memento love letter, Danube blue, Colorbox frost white pigment
Accessories: Rubbernecker Rectangle Stitch dies,   Misti, star punch

 

 

 

Congrats to Joanne, the newest Featured Stamper (FS642) on Splitcoast! She has a wonderful gallery & I was inspired by THIS patriotic card. I kept the Freedom theme & flag,  but I used different stamps, different dies & changed the layout. And this Memorial Day, please take a moment to remember & give thanks to those that gave their lives to ensure our freedom. 

For my card, I stamped the patriotic wave, multiple times (to get good coverage). A Misti is really handy for solid images like this. Since the ink I used isn’t technically for use w/ Copics, I heat set it then carefully colored in the red stripe & fussy cut the top edge. I did the same for the big heart shaped flag image. The cityscape & USA were die cut & I had to link the letters because I ran out of room to stretch them out. The greeting is 2 put together & I used a corner rounder on the rectangle.

Here’s the inside & below it are the Copics I used.

Thanks so much for stopping by!

Supplies:

Stamps: DRS Designs: Patriotic Heart , Stars & Stripes Border ,(both new!) Let Freedom Ring, Simplify Christmas,(inside: Star WreathInterlocking Star Bg)
Paper: Staples 110# white, royal blue
Ink: Versafine majestic blue pigment ink
Accessories: Rubbernecker Rectangle Stitch dies,  Copic markers, Memory Box Cityscape & Silhouette dies, Misti, Spellbinders Font One Upper Case