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Born in the USA

September 11th, 2009 · 6 Comments

Born in the USA

I wasn’t born in the U.S.A., but I did feel like an American 8 years ago, on September 11. Remembering those patriotic feelings (which prompted me to become a U.S. citizen the following year), I wanted to make a card featuring red, white, and blue today. It also happens to be a WICKED challenge on the SCS demo side, hosted by my friend Kristin this month.

The stamps I used are Extreme Guitar and Extreme Elements, and I added the saying with Billboard die-cut letters.

Thanks for stopping by, and God Bless America!

All supplies by Stampin’ Up!® unless otherwise noted.
Stamps: Extreme Guitar, Extreme Elements, Sanded
Paper: Brilliant Blue, Night of Navy, Real Red, Whisper White
Ink: Brilliant Blue, Night of Navy, Real Red, Whisper White Craft
Accessories: Big Shot, Billboard Sizzlits Decorative Strip Die, 3/4″ Square Punch, Stamping Sponges, Stamp-A-Ma-Jig, Stampin’ Dimensionals

Tags: simply delicious

6 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Dorothy // Sep 12, 2009 at 7:06 am

    Love the card! It’s great!!!!!!!

  • 2 Pat (mspfd) // Sep 12, 2009 at 7:32 am

    Wonderful and uplifting card. It was so sad watching the memorials yesterday.

  • 3 Wendie // Sep 12, 2009 at 9:30 am

    Vera – what a wonderful American tribute. Your choice to become an American citizen honors our great country. God bless you too.

  • 4 Kay Kalthoff // Sep 12, 2009 at 9:34 am

    Hey Vera, This card is AWESOME!! I wish I had these stamps because if I did … I would CASE it immediately!! TFS!
    Kay

  • 5 Kristin Moore // Sep 16, 2009 at 10:04 am

    I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, VERA ROCKS! In stamping blogland and in person! Thanks again for playing along with my challenge- I am so getting this extreme elements set and maybe even the rocker!

  • 6 Cindy Beach // Sep 16, 2009 at 2:19 pm

    Vera,
    WOW, this card ROCKS and makes such a beautiful statement. Loved hearing your personal story too. Make me wish I had this set!

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