Saturday, July 4, 2015

Happy Independence Day USA!

Hello Everyone and Happy 4th of July!
We are so blessed to have the freedom we do in this country
and I just want to say Thanks to all those men & women
who are out there fighting to keep us safe and
preserve that freedom!


A Gem of A Challenge - Red, White & Blue
Bloggers Challenge - Wave the Flag
Brown Sugar Challenge - Red, White & Blue
Crafts 4 Eternity Challenge - Red, White & Blue
Frosted Designs Friday Challenge - Red, White & Blue with a Twist
             (Use something old [design paper] & something new [kids die set])
 Paper Sweeties Challenge - Red, White & Blue
Sassy Studios Challenge - Red, White & Blue
Crafty Creations Challenge - Red, White & Blue
ScrapyLand Challenge - Anything Goes using dies they carry.

Thanks everyone for stopping by today!
I don't usually enter this any challenges but today is an exception!
As Always . . .

Papers:  White cs, Red cs, Navy Blue cs, DCWV dp, Recollections dp
Stamp/Ink:  Paper Smooches 'Group Hugs', Versafine Onyx
Dies:  Marianne Stars 'CR1226', Die Versions Whispers Independence Kids 'DV-467'
Accessories:  Pop dots, blue zig pen for faux stitching


Debbie said...

Oh my -- what a darling card! I adore the patriotic theme and love the die cut silhouette kids! Thanks for sharing your lovely work with us at Paper Sweeties this month, Darlene :)

Creations by Shirl said...

Unique and awesome card...Thanks for joininig Brown Sugar Challenge!

Krisha said...

What a beautiful and striking card Darlene.

Thank you for visiting my blog......and Happy 4th of July!!

Nancy Hill said...

Super cute card. Love the silhouette of the kids with the 4th of July theme.

Teresa Kline said...

awsome, I luv july 4th....thanks for sharing!

sparkle & shine *~*

Francesca Ferrari said...

Gorgeous card Darlene! Love the papers and the dies you used! Very very pretty!
Thank you so much for sharing it with us at Crafts 4 Etenity this week! Hope to see you again and good luck!
Hugs N Smiles

Maria said...

Oh, wow, Darlene! Your card is amazing with the adorable die cuts and all the stars and stripes! Thanks so much for sharing this wonderful creation with us at Paper Sweeties this month for the challenge! Please come back soon!:-)

Rachelle Olaridge said...

Totally fab and beautiful card design. Love the details,image and colors used. Love it!!! Thanks for playing along with us at Frosted Designs Challenge Blog! Huggies!!!!

Kathy S said...

Oh Darlene, this is beautiful. So very patriotic and those silhouette children are amazing. Thanks so much for joining us again at The House That Stamps Built. We enjoy all of your cards so keep them coming!

Mynn Kitchen said...

This is LOVELY! I adore the fabulous flag you created, the awesome dies, and that great sentiment! Thank you for joining us at Paper Sweeties! HUGS! :) Mynn xx

Lori Kobular said...

Wow! What a gorgeous patriotic card! I love those big stars and that Independence Kids die from Die-Versions is AWESOME on your card! Thanks for playing along with us at Scrapy Land Challenge #21!

Sue Crease said...

Thanks for joining in with us over at myshericrafts this week. Just love your card and that cut is super.

Katy said...

This card is the perfect example of 4th of July...the Red, White & Blue and the NEW kids!!! Thanks for playing along with Frosted Designs!

Heather said...

I totally agree: America is the best country ever!! And the men and women that fight to keep us free are definitely my heros. Fabulous card; I love the flag background and that die cut of the kids is super cute. Thanks for playing with The House that Stamps Built.

Jo said...

Super cool layout!
thanks for haring at SSD :)

Diane said...

Super cute card...and such a perfect card for the all the details!

Kim Kelley said...

What a cute card. Love the added kids with the bike! Thank you for joining us at Sassy Studio Designs and the DTBST challenge this week! HUGS


Joanna Solecka said...

Great card I always admire how American celebrate 4th of July. Thanks for taking part in ScrapyLand challenge

Glenda said...

Love this pretty patriotic card! Thanks for sharing with us at My Sheri Crafts!

Glenda's Cards

P.G. Lamb said...

What a beautiful patriotic card! Thanks for joining us at My Sheri Crafts.

Vannessa said...

Great card and I love the silhouette images at the bottom! Thanks for joining in the Dare To Be Sassy Challenge this time.

Hugs, Vannessa
Sassy Studio Designs DT

Anna Jasiolek said...

Thank you so much for sharing this festive creation in our 'red, white and/or blue' challenge at Crafty Creations Challenges. This is such a nice card, really creative and original. I hope you will visit us again soon!
Anna xxx

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

So beautiful!! Thanks for playing along with Frosted Designs and Paper Sweeties!!!!!

Jenny Alia said...

Great card Darlene! Thanks so much for joining the challenge at Scrapyland! -Jenny, GDT

Cheryl said...

What a fun card! Love the flag background you created, and those silhouette kids are adorable! Thank you so much for joining us in our Paper Sweeties Red, White & Blue Inspiration Challenge!

Cherished said...

Wonderful card. Thanks for playing at Frosted Designs.

ElizabethR said...

Fabulous that is such a cool card. Thank you for joining in with us at Frosted Designs, Elizabeth x