Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Star-Spangled Celebrate Card

It's been a long time since I've sang the Star-Spangled Banner. We used to sing it in grade school, a very long time ago.  Do you remember the lyrics???

Oh, say can you see by the dawn's early light
What so proudly we hailed at the twilight's last gleaming?
Whose broad stripes and bright stars thru the perilous fight,
O'er the ramparts we watched were so gallantly streaming?
And the rocket's red glare, the bombs bursting in air,
Gave proof through the night that our flag was still there.
Oh, say does that star-spangled banner yet wave
O'er the land of the free and the home of the brave?

We are approaching the Fourth of July here in the United States and the inspiration for my card today was our flag. This Star-Spangled Celebrate Card has some broad stripes and bright silver stars to ignite your patriotic spirit. The stars were cut with the Cricut machine and I added some stitching for detail. The colors are Pacific Point and Whisper White from Stampin' Up! and the red stripe paper is by Recollections. The celebrate sentiment is from the TPC Studios greetings stamp set and I punched it out using my oval punches from Stampin' Up!. The final touch was a few rhinestones for some bling around the sentiment. Thanks for stopping by and have a terrific day! 
My Star-Spangled Celebrate Card is entered into the following challenges:


  1. Very patriotic card -- nice to celebrate our freedom! A nice touch to start the month of July.

  2. Great card Love these stars and the stitching. Thanks for playing with Paper Playtime

  3. A fabulous July the Fourth card! Thanks for sharing at Lexis! Susan x

  4. FANTASTIC Andrea! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood ‘Stars & Stripes’ challenge and please come back again soon!
    one of the 'Sistahs'
    The Sisterhood of Crafters

  5. Love the way you created the flag... ;-)

  6. Very nice card! Love the stars! Thanks for joining us at Simply Create Too! -Angie DT

  7. A fabulous card ,Thank you for joining us at Lexis Creations.

    Hugs Julie xx

  8. Fantastic card, thanks for joining in the my time to craft challenge, good luck x

  9. Thank you for playing at Pause Dream Enjoy Challenges. Your project is featured on our Facebook Page today and linked to your blog!
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    :) Janis
    Shop Stampin' Up! with me

  10. Fab...thanks for playing along with us at Paper Playtime!!

  11. Andrea: Your card is very pretty!

    Thank you for joining us at Simply Create Too for our 40th Challenge "Use the Colors in Your Country's Flag". Hope you enter our upcoming challenges too.

    Simply Create Too Design Team Member

  12. Your card is adorable! What a great card for this week 4th July Celebration! Thanks for sharing with us at ABC Challenge Blog

  13. I love this card, so perfect for the 4th! Thanks for playing along this week at ABC Challenges!

    When you have a minute be sure to stop by our challenge blog. I have your card featured in our winner's post today!

  14. What a fabulous card! Thanks for joining us at “Simply Create Too”, hope to see you next time again.

    DT-Member SCT

  15. ~A really striking card! Thank you so much for joining us at Lexi's Challenge for our Summer Holidays Challenge - Good Luck! Hope to see you for our next challenge which starts Monday 8th! Susan x

  16. Fabulous patriotic card Andrea. Love your design. Thanks for playing along with us at Creative Craft Challenges in our "A Stitch in Time" challenge and good luck. Hugs, Gale DT


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