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Monday, July 7, 2014

the day we celebrate

I love it when I discover the versatility of a themed collection. This layout is the first patriotic layout I made with a patriotic collection. However, I used it on a layout here and on a card here and neither are patriotic themed. This collection is really super. If you don't have it, I encourage you to try and get it.

I started with a sketch from Sketchabilities. Papers are from American Made by My Mind's Eye.

I used Archival Cobalt ink to stamp this swirly image from Fine and Dandy by MME. I topped with Ice Stickles. The hearts are from a Martha Stewart punch and I topped them with Glossy Accents.

This bit of texture is from Little Yellow Bicycle. I used a circle punch on the patterned paper to make it resemble a ticket.

A spray of sparkly Glimmer Mist. I also used doodling with a Micron pen to help define my layers.

The "arrows" are from an EK Success corner punch. I topped them with rub ons from DCWV. The striped piece is from a MME manufacturer strip.

Thanks for stopping by!

CHALLENGES:
My Scraps & More- Stars and Stripes
Sketchabilities #117
My Mind's Eye- Let Freedom Ring

7 comments:

Scrappy Chick said...

Fun layout with so many little details! Thanks for playing along at Sketchabilities!

Christina Lampropoulou said...

This is a really beutiful page!!!!Nice picture ,nice layers great colours!!!!Thank you for playing with us at Sketchabilities!

Sketchabilities said...

thank you for joining in with us over at Sketchabilities.

jolande said...

A nice workout from the sketchabilities sketch!! thanks for using him !!

Hera said...

Amazing page, dear! I love the colors you used, and the theme you chose! Thanks for playing along with us at Skechabilities!

Rika Sumolang said...

nice details.. :)

Rikki Graziani said...

This is amazing... love everything about this page. Thanks for playing along with Sketchabilities