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Tuesday, July 2, 2013

2nd Card for the Fourth

I saw the bike from Pedal Pusher with fourth of July flags and stars in the basket and loved it...I do believe it was a "Betsy" card...anyway, I thought I would give my next card a try with that:
Card # 2
 I die cut the bike off the page, then stamped it.  I hand cut the flag and star from an image in Vintage Picnic.  I selectively stamped the back three stringy's with stars (they are suppose to have cans for a wedding).  I was thinking...a lot of towns have a parade and the families decorate wagons, bikes, really anything...so here is my Fourth of July bike.  These cards are already on their way to my aunts to wish them a Happy Fourth and to let them know tha

All products are Papertrey,Ink
stamps:  Pedal Pusher, vintage Picnic, By the Numbers, Super Stars
           
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3 comments:

  1. Oh Colleen, this is just marvelous! Puts me in mind of many a fourth of July and decorating our bikes for the local parade. Love the flag and star in the basket and the elements that are off the edge. Great job!

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  2. What a fabulous 4th of July card! Love that bike image and the star and flag you have in the basket, not to mention the stars trailing behind the bike! Love it!

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  3. Oh.. Love it! Amazing card! Like the effect your created with stamping and die-cutting. And stars! Great!!

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