Inspiration Unleashed: God Bless America Card

By  Keri Lee Sereika 

size: 4-1/4"x5-1/2"

  • 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
  • Hemp


  • 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, Any Soldier, Operation Gratitude, Troops Support, Let's Say Thanks, Stamp Your Heart Out,
  • Resources - Patriotic Stamps
  • 1. Artistic Outpost, Creating Military Memories,, Hampton Art, Impression Obsession,, Our Daily Bread Designs,, Paper Inspirations, Rubber Hedgehog Rubber Stamps,, Sparkle ‘N Sprinkle,