Inspiration Unleashed: God Bless America Card
- Cardstock (Prism Papers): Nautical Blue Dark and Medium; Tawny Brown Medium Prismatics; Simply Smooth White
- Black brads (Creative Impressions)
- Red button
- Stamps (Impression Obsession): Porch with Flag; God Bless America; Cover a Card Kaleidoscope
- Ink pads: ColorBox Oyster White pigment (Clearsnap); Memento Rich Cocoa and Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko)
- COPIC markers (Imagination International): W00; W1; T1; T3; T5; 0; E31; E35; E37; B0000; BG72; B99; YR000; YR21; R27; R46; G20; G24; G99; RV19; RV34
- Specialty pens: Copper Leafing Pen (Krylon); Reminisce White Gel Pen (Marvy Uchida)
- Nestabilities Labels Eight Nesties dies (Spellbinders)
- Sizzix Big Shot Die-Cutting System with Multipurpose Platform (Ellison)
- Paper Crimper (Fiskars)
- Paper piercer
- Adhesives (Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L): Permanent Tape Runner; 3-D Foam Squares
- 1. Make medium blue top-fold card base. Cut 4” dark blue square. Stamp Oyster White kaleidoscope image on panel. Insert brads in top corners and adhere to card front.
- 2. Cut 1”x8” strip of brown cardstock, crimp and adhere to card; trim ends. Stamp black sentiment on card.
- 3. Use Rich Cocoa ink to stamp image onto white cardstock. Using photo as guide, color image with markers. Highlight stars in flag and flowers near porch with white gel pen.
- 4. Position Labels Eight die of appropriate size over image and die cut shape. Edge shape with copper paint pen. Adhere image to upper left side of card with foam squares.
- 5. Tie short length of hemp through buttonholes; adhere button to brown strip with foam square.
- Resources - Organizations
- 1. A Million Thanks, amillionthanks.org Any Soldier, anysoldier.com Operation Gratitude, opgratitude.com Troops Support, troopssupport.com Let’s Say Thanks, letssaythanks.com Stamp Your Heart Out, splitcoaststampers.com
- Resources - Patriotic Stamps
- 1. Artistic Outpost, artisticoutpost.com Creating Military Memories, creatingmilitarymemories.com, Hampton Art, shophamtonart.com Impression Obsession, impression-obsession.com, Our Daily Bread Designs, ourdailybreaddesigns.com, Paper Inspirations, paperinspirations.com Rubber Hedgehog Rubber Stamps, rubberhedgehog.com, Sparkle ‘N Sprinkle, sparklensprinkle.com
by Keri Lee Sereika