Friday, July 8, 2011

Oh Beautiful for Spacious Skies

Speedy's Challenge #62 Patriotic


Please be safe this holiday week and have fun in all you do.  We are thankful for the freedoms we have in our country.  What a privilege.
7-2 Patriotic






   Speedy the Cat’s friends has a fun Patriotic Challenge going on this week.  Come and join us.  You could win a free stamp set and they stamp SO nicely. Here’s a sneak peek of one of the really fun sets being released this month.  The music notes are from the “Silent Night” stamp  in the Musical Christmas set .  It’s fun to combine sets together.
I’m just getting started with copic coloring and I do love how they shade so nicely.  I used flower soft on the vine to give it a fun look and kind of incorporate that fun little birds ruffly new feathers.  The Martha Stewart punch created the fence edge, which I thought suited the bird house.
I hand lettered the sentiment.  Everything on the card can be purchased from Mark’s Finest Papers except the ribbon which came from Michaels;  oops, and the eyelets were from my stash too.  (we do have eyelets at MFP) just sayin’
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7 comments:

  1. What an adorable image and wonderful card you created with this.

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  2. I love your take on this challenge Janeen! Beautiful soft card!!

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  3. Janeen--this is really adorable!!! I wouldn't have thought to use flower soft on the image, but now I'm going to have to make another card with this image and use flower soft too!!!

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  4. So adorable!!!! Thanks for your nice comment on the 4th of July card....yes...I am enjoying summer!!! :-)) A surprise awaits you at ...http://attcbarb.blogspot.com/2011/07/thank-you-to-marie.html

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  5. Oh Janene that birdhouse looks great in red, white and blue - great work with the challenge!

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  6. Janeen, that picket fence really DOES look awesome with this birdhouse! I love that hand-lettered sentiment too. Great patriotic card, so reminiscent of summer.

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  7. That looks like a lot of work. I need to get some copics! Kyle has some...maybe I'll try his out first even if they aren't the best colors!

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