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Memorial Day Card

Posted by Anthony Macaluso on

Hello y’all,

Today I decided to make a card to thank our service men and woman who protect and serve our country. So come on in and join me as I pay my respect and gratitude to these amazing individuals.

The first thing I did was cut down some 110 lb. red cardstock to create a standard A2 size card. I then cut down two mats in both white and navy cardstock. I then went ahead and used my art glitter glue and glued one of the white mats onto one of the navy mats.

Next I used the large star from Maymay’s All is Bright stamp set and used some fired brick distress oxide ink to stamp onto the center of the cardstock. I then chose the sentiment for your service from Maymay’s just to say thanks stamp set. I stamped it across the large star using faded jeans distress oxide ink. I then stamped out some of the other stars in both corners using the same oxide inks.

For the front of the card I used some washi tape to mask off several areas of the white mat and applied the fired brick distress oxide ink with a sponge dauber to resemble stripes on the flag.

I then took the thank you sentiment from the just say thanks stamp set and stamped it with Versamark ink onto the navy pierced oval die cut. Then I heat embossed it with some white embossing powder. I then took a 2 x 2 piece of navy cardstock and stamped some stars with versamark and heat embossed it with some white embossing powder.

The final steps to the card is put it all together. I adhered the striped mat to the navy mat and used some art glitter glue to adhere them to the red card base. Then I used foam squares to pop up the thank you oval die cut in the bottom right hand corner. Then I glued down the star square in the top left corner. Lastly I added a little sparkle on the thank you with a clear spectrum noir sparkle pen.

This completes our card for today and hope you all have a wonderful Memorial Day weekend and if you get a chance thank one of our service men or women. See ya’all next time.

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110 lb red cardstock

White cardstock

Navy cardstock

Oxide inks

Heat tool

Art glitter glue

White embossing powder

All is Bright stamp set

Just to Say Thanks stamp set

Stamping tool

Sizzix pierced oval die

Spectrum noir Sparkle clear pen

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  • Fabulous card Tony!!

    Jeannie Brown on

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