Sunday, May 24, 2020

Red, White, and Blue; Thank You

Hello Everyone,

For today I will be playing with The Card Concept and CAS(E) this Sketch. Here is my very patriotic card for today, enjoy!

This flag card is to honor my neighbor's friend who's service to the U.S.A. was one of honor and pride.
I had absolutely no idea he served until we were talking one day.
I thanked him and he brushed it off as if to say 'please! no big deal!'. His humility wanted me to give him a hug. Unfortunately, we can't because of social distancing.
So, I thought a card would be the next best thing.

I thought the design was appropriate because he is also an amazing wood craftsman.
The background on the card was created by a kraft CS base. I painted patches of it white for a distressed look. Then dry embossed it and dragged brown ink along the length accentuating its texture.

The flag, of course, is representational. My daughter said to only put on 50 stars. Great idea until you try to do it! I am sure I have more than fifty but who knows. Every time I would try to count them I got lost. 

Challenges Entered:

 

Thank you so much for stopping by and I do appreciate you taking time out of your busy day to spend time with me. Lots of good crafting vibes headed your way. I hope you all have a fantastic day and please stay safe and healthy. 

All the best,

2 comments:

StampinwithAnita said...

What a creative card and such a special story behind it. Thank you for creating and sharing with us at The Card Concept!

Lisa Lynn said...

Great card for your neighbor and I agree with you that it is a big deal. I have a son that will be finishing his tour in July. Just love the wood grain and the heart.

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