Tuesday, July 3, 2018

4th of July Inspiration with Rebecca!

Hello, everyone from hot and sunny, Indiana! It's Rebecca here today.

This time of year is so busy with cook outs and bar-b-ques. I like to have a little card for the host of the party attached to my side dish when I attend cook outs. I love Quick Quotes paper, as it fits every event! Here is a couple of Fourth of July cards I made using Secret Garden.

"Celebrating the 4th of July"


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  • I cut 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 pieces of red, white and blue paper from sheets from the Secret Garden Paper
  • I cut 1/4" strips out of the white and a 2 1/4 by 3 inch piece from the blue.
  • Attach the white strips to the red paper and trim off the edges

  • Punch 13 stars from the white paper
  • Dab ink on the stars
  • Glue stars in a circular fashion on the square of blue paper
  • Attach foam tape to the back
  • Adhere it to the top left corner

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  • Punch large and small stars out of scraps of red and blue leftover from the previous card
  • Ink the edges of the stars
  • Ink the red background
  • Stamp the stars and the circles with Barn Board and Deep Sea ink
  • Attach large and small stars with adhesive

  • Take sentiment stamp and ink the top half with Barn Board and the lower part with Deep Sea
  • Stamp sentiment at an angle on the card
  • Attach to the card base
  • I added Pearl Pen in yellow for added dimension and embellishment
 
 
How cute will these be for my host or hostess as I hand them my side dish?
Ombre stamping is so easy to do using PowderPuff Chalk Inks. I hope I have inspired you to try it out.

Quick Quotes Products:
Secret Garden Paper Pack
PowderPuff Chalk Inks: Amaretto, Lipstick and Deep Sea

Other Products:
Star punches by Stampin Up
Stamps by Lawn Fawn
Pearl Pen
 
Hope you have a wonderful holiday!
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