And what does the Lord require of you but to do justly, and to love kindness
and mercy, and to humble yourself and walk humbly with your God? (Micah 6:8)

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

A Patriotic Thank You

Hello, blogger friends!  I have a quick card to share with you today!  Every year my DH and I head over to my sister-in-law's family for a wonderful 4th of July picnic.  The food is always fabulous and this year the weather was just delightful…not hot and humid as usual…but pleasant and breezy!  Janette's sketch today on Splitcoaststampers was the inspiration, and the new Pennant Swag 2 stamp set and matching Pennant Swag Die just released by Our Daily Bread Designs helped to make the perfect patriotic thank you card for our relatives.

Creative Nugget:  The Old Flag Background was stamped three times...once on Real Red, once on Pacific Point, and once on Solar Crest card stocks.  The three panels were cut and stitched together to make the background which was then stitched to Real Red and mounted to a Solar Crest card base.  The white panel was embossed with stars to add to the patriotic theme.  Pennant Swag 2 was stamped in Pacific Point, cut with the matching Pennant Swag Die, and popped up on the embossed panel.   The Fancy Foliage and Asters and Leaves Dies were cut from left over pieces of the stamped background and added to finish the card.  

Every time I see red, white, and blue, I am reminded of how much God has blessed our nation and how thankful I am to live here!  Let's remember to pray for our country and for our leaders!

Here are the supplies from the 
Our Daily Bread Designs Store used to make this card:

This card will be entered in the following challenges:
Splitcoaststampers Sketch Challenge…SC487
Our Daily Bread Designs Shining the Light Challenge…Patriotic or Red White and Blue ODBDSLC209

Thanks so much for stopping by today!



CherylQuilts said...

Oh, Cathy, this is beautiful, and I so agree about how much God has blessed our nation! I love your amazing design and always appreciate your Creative Nuggets...always learn something wonderful! So glad you've joined us this week for the Shining the Light challenge! It's always a joy to have our Senior DT members join us! Hugs!

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

What a gorgeous card, Cathy!! I just love the flag background with your patriotic flower!! You are so creative and talented!! Thanks so much for supporting the challenge this week!! I so appreciate it!!

Monika/Buzsy said...

Oh, how pretty Cathy. That background is amazing with the blue white and red... love the pennant!

Linda Carson said...

I just absolutely love your creative style Cathy! This is one creative patriotic card from background to stitching! Love it! Thanks for joining the CT on our patriotic challenge!