Thursday, June 9, 2016

DL.ART Thankful Thursday Challenge #182 - Red, White and Blue

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Happy Thursday!! Can you believe it...three days in a row posting for me!! It's time for a new Thankful Thursday Challenge at DL.ART. The theme for Challenge #182 is Red, White and Blue (or you can substitute a thank you card). If you use the code l01210, you'll receive 10% off your order at DL.ART!!


For my Red, White and Blue cards, I decided to make some patriotic cards to celebrate America's birthday on the 4th of July :)


After I distressed the edges with a Zutter DIA, I added a layer of Liquitex Texture Paste through a Tim Holtz Star Stencil. The gorgeous ribbon is RAO Red from The Newspaper Bundle.


The circular burst of stars is a Marianne die. I added a blue stitched star from My Creative Time. The USA stamp and die are from Taylored Expressions. The stars and stripes were heat embossed with snow white embossing powder. God Bless the USA is also from Taylored Expressions. The banner is from My Craft Spot (no longer in business).


Now it's your turn!! Head on over to DL.ART to see the amazing projects my design team sisters have created for today's challenge!! Then link up your Red, White and Blue project (or you can sub a thank you card)!! I can't wait to see what you create :)

On a personal note, I want to sincerely thank all of you who have bid on my project for the Blogs 4 Boobies Blog Hop (I was afraid no one would!!) and thank you for stopping by to leave comments, too!! It's such an important cause and I'm so honored to be taking part in raising funds for the Susan G. Komen Foundation. Thank you again!! Big hugs :)

53 comments:

  1. AWESOME Lisa, what a great take on the challenge. Have a blessed day.

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  2. LOVE them...the perfect way to use the colours, stars and stripes!

    Kudos on posting 3 days in a row...I haven't done that in a long time...lol

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  3. Ciao Lisa, splendide queste card, adoro i colori che hai scelto
    ti auguro un buon fine settimana
    Ale

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  4. What a awesome cards, Lisa!! Love these cards as always!! Have a great day,
    Hugs Gerda

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  5. Great card, love the desigin!
    Valerija xx

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  6. amazing creation, I simply love your design.

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  7. Lisa, wonder woman, this is amazing. love the colours..xx {aNNie}

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  8. Wowzer Lisa this is absolutely fantastic what a brilliant design it is pure perfection
    hugs
    lorraine x

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  9. Beautiful Patriotic cards Lisa! Your design is perfect!

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  10. This is such a beautiful card Lisa!
    Pam
    scrap-n-sewgranny.blogspot.com

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  11. Wow! I love this card and it would be perfect for a scrapbook page too! Thanks for sharing!

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  12. Awesome patriotic card. I love the star wreath with the map inside. Have a great day

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  13. Amazing patriotic cards Lisa! LOVE them! God Bless America!

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  14. Such a beautiful set of cards. I always love the red, white and blue. I really like the die cuts from TE.
    Have a great day. April

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  15. Love your patriotic set of cards.... Every detail is so striking..... Enjoy your crafty moments Lisa....

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  16. Your patriotic cards are cool! I like that circular die with the stars, great design. It is hard to keep posting every day, isn't it?

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  17. Oh man this is just fabulous!! The best patriotic card I've ever seen!!

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  18. This is so vibrant and fabulous, Lisa!! All the details are perfect and you have made a very interesting design!! Love all these layers with the distressed edges and the embossed stars! Stunning work as always my friend! Your talent always shine!
    Hugs!

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  19. AMAZING Lisa! Wow, these ARE the best patriotic cards out there! Such an inspiration and fabulous design. I am beginning to think of 4th cards/projects too. Great ideas!

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  20. Lisa these are soo cool and beautiful ! Gorgeous red , white and blue cards you created !
    Hugs & Blessings,
    Mayra

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  21. wow wow WOW! Lisa, it is like those dies were created just for you! FANTASTIC and such an incredible design! Your layers are just amazing to me. I don't know how you think up your designs, but you are oh-so-talented, and I love everything you ever make! LOL there, that about covers it, but seriously, Lisa, I am addicted to your artwork! Pinned, of course. Hugs, de

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  22. Fabulous, my friend. i love all the dies you chose.I have had my eye on the map stamp and die from TE so it is great to see it used here. AS always amazing design and great texture and dimension. You are amazing.

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  23. This is an amazingly patriotic card. Love using that circular wreath over the USA die as you've done. Have looked at this outline die on some sites, and wondered just how I would use it...but you've certainly done it justice on this wonderful card. The layers, the texture are great, but the distressing added another 'layer' too. Loved the way you did the banner, and of course, the lush red ribbon bow. Very well done!! TFS & Hugs (I'll echo DE's comment above. Great designs always - with loads of layers).

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  24. My sweetest friend, every single year I look forward to your patriotic cards; you always make them so wonderfully. These are stunning! I love the layers upon layers of patriotic beauty. That starry die has long been on my wish list for fairy and Christmas cards.. never did I envision it for celebrating America! It's a perfect match with the USA die. The sentiment is lovely, as is the gorgeously shabby bow. Gorgeous work as always, my dearest Lisa. Have a sparkly, happy, twinkly day. :o)

    Hugs and blessings,
    Karen

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  25. I am so loving these patriotic cards Lisa! I'm always drawn to them anyway, they are the key to my heart. I love all the dies you used on this one, so beautiful! As always and I am loving that seam binding too! Hugs, Brenda

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  26. OMGOSH Lisa... those cards are FANTASTIC! With a son in the Marines... I realize how much more I appreciate the good ole' US of A more & more... Seeing your inspirational cards always make me proud to know he's doing this for EVERYONE!! LOVE them to pieces! Have a wonderful day! :) HUGS!

    Theresa

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  27. Wow such a beautiful patriotic card - great paper and love the bow - another great job as always thanks for sharing my friend

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  28. Wow such a beautiful patriotic card - great paper and love the bow - another great job as always thanks for sharing my friend

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  29. Paper, layers, dies -- sensational!

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  30. What beautiful patriotic cards Lisa! Colors and desing are totally stunning. Love all the fabulous elements on them.
    Superb job!!!
    Hugs, Mar

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  31. Hooray for the Red, White and Blue. We salute America!

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  32. How beautifully patriotic! These are wonderful! So glad you received lots of bids. I so wish I could have bid...it is truly gorgeous! Hugs, Robin

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  33. Wow Lisa, your talents are endless! You can seriously do any style and any theme, and it always turns out deliciously Lisa-ish!! That means amazing in Pam-talk! Love the design layouts here, and your colours are perfect of course. Love em!!! hugs :)

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  34. Hi Lisa, the stitched dies I used in my tutorial are from Miss Emma at My Creative Time. Love, love, love her products!!! I think I used Stitched Rectangles and More and More Stitched Rectangles. Hope this helps! Hugs, Brenda

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  35. Gorgeous patriotic cards! I love all of the layering and distressing you did! The dies you used look so amazing, every details is so beautiful! Have a wonderful weekend!

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  36. Lovin' all that wonderful red, white, and blue!!! SOOOOOO pretty Lisa!
    Lynn

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  37. So beautiful dear Lisa!
    I love the idea of the map in a circle and your sentiment is so well done.
    Yummy Layers too!
    Bravo!!
    Hugs~

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  38. Awesome card to celebrate our country's freedom. Have a wonderful weekend and try to keep cool.

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  39. Hi, Lisa! Your patriotic cards are beautiful! Gorgeous dies and lush ribbon! Love your distressing too! I hope you have a great weekend!

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  40. These are fantastic, Lisa! You can really create in any style you want since you have such a super creative mind! Love the colors and dies here! Amazing work, my friend! Big hugs! Branka xx

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  41. Amazing card. Perfect patriotic cards. Love the layers and distressed edges.
    Have a creative day.
    Hugs Nana
    ♥ My Crafting Channel ♥
    ♥ Paper & Stitches ♥
    ♥ Herbal Pantry ♥

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  42. Hi Lisa,
    I am having a cup of coffee and catching up with bloggy world. I have to start with how much I love the gorgeous red bow!! Your cards are Amazing, very Patriotic and Stunning!!!Awesome job my friend!!
    Have a blessed day my friend,
    M'
    Crafting with Creative M

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  43. Lisa, such incredible 4th of July cards! 4th of July is one of my favorite holidays, and you have made it even better! Love the die cuts and the textured stars in the background. Of course the ribbon is just yummy! Perfect Independence Day card! Big hugs!

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  44. WOW. SO AWESOME! what a fantastic patriotic card! love it!!

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  45. Powerful and magestic!! This card is a vision! I love 1. the colors! and 2. the disressing gives your card so much character, just like many of the ol glories we see on the flagpoles. Brilliance! Hugs, my friend!

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  46. Well I can certainly see some awesome dies here...wonderful 'Americana' cards!!

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  47. Such wonderful cards and fabulous die cuts. Love all the layers! TFS and have a great weekend.

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  48. Lisa! This is so gorgeous!!! LOVE!

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