Oh I Love America! – My Sheri Crafts Challenge

     Summer certainly feels like it has arrived big time here in the East!  It has been hot, hot, hot….and that means fun in the sun!  Can’t believe that July 4th barbecues are just around the corner! It’s time to celebrate Independence Day here in the USA, so let’s see your Red, White and Blue!!  As this week’s Guest Designer for My Sheri Crafts Challenge, I was asked to create a project for this week’s theme –” I LOVE AMERICA!”

      For my card, I chose “Liberty Tilda” and colored her with copics. This was the first time I used the T’s (T8,6,4,2,0) and I am not too comfortable with them yet. Once again, I dyed white cheese cloth red, and blue (hey the white was already there lol!) but instead of using sprays, I dyed the cloth with Tim Holtz Distress Stains in Faded Jeans and Fired Brick.. easy peasy and dries fast!! The dp is Bo Bunny Liberty 6×6 inch pad.  The stars were cut out/punched out using another sheet from the stack. Magnolia Doohickey die, Recollections Bling on a Roll and Deco Art Glamour Dust on everything… including my lady Liberty!

     I masked Tilda and stamped the Pledge of Allegiance (Stampabilities wood mounted stamp I found on Ebay) behind her in Antique Linen ink.  The sentiment is from some great stamp sets by Taylored Expressions called Fourth of July A La Carte stamps.  Banner die from Spellbinders inked with Faded Jeans distress ink.

     Why don’t you see how My Sheri Crafts Design Team interpreted the I Love America theme here, then get out your red, white and blues and create a project that shows your patriotism! We look forward to seeing what you have created.  Have a great day and thank you for your kind comments!

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  1. Charlotte

    Oh how adorable Lady Liberty Tilda is here. Congratulations on being the guest designer this week at My Sheri Crafts. Your card is just spectacular! All of the details and bling are wonderful.

    Charlotte

  2. Glenda

    Congrats on being guest designer at My Sheri Crafts! Beautiful card! Love your beautiful image and the pretty papers! So many pretty details!
    Thanks for sharing your talent with us!
    Glenda

  3. Sandy Palmer

    Wow, so many fun, beautiful details to look at, and your Liberty Tilda is wonderful! Glad you joined us as GD on My Sheri Crafts!!! ๐Ÿ™‚
    Hugs,
    Sandy.

  4. Kjersti

    A lovely card and Lady Liberty Tilda is so beautiful colored. Congrats on being GD at My Sheri Crafts!
    Have a nice Sunday!
    Hugs Kjersti:)

  5. jonim52

    What an adorable image and cute cute card.Thanks for joining us at Inky Impressions.

  6. jonim52

    What an adorable image and cute cute card. thanks for joining us at Inky Impressions.

  7. Tonya

    Your card is beautiful. The coloring is wonderful. Thank you for joining us for the Inky Impressions' challenge this week. Good luck! ~ Tonya DT

  8. Marge

    Congratulations on your GDT spot this week @ My Sheri Crafts! WOW — Liberty Tilda is ADORABLE and you've done a FABULOUS job helping her celebrate her patriotism. LOVE all your sparkly bling, stars and glamour dust! I'm realizing after seeing your fabulously-colored cheese cloth that I could have used that for my card too. Guess it'll have to wait 'til Halloween now!

  9. Anonymous

    WOW LOVE all the gems and sparkles, fabulous card and thanks for playing along at Top Tip Tuesday this week! and for extra chances of winning Visit other challengers that have left Top Tips and leave them a comment and add (TTC) in your comment, hugs Samantha TTT :0)

  10. Kerry

    Stunning card. Love the image & colours. Thanks for joining us at Inky Impressions.
    Kerry

  11. Lisa Minckler

    Such a fabulous card. Your details are tops and I love how you've colored your patriotic Tilda up. Beautiful work here. ๐Ÿ˜‰

    Thank you so much for playing along with us at Top Tip Tuesday!
    Remember you can enter up to 3 projects and 3 tips.
    Have a great one!
    Lisa xx

  12. Angie

    Fab card thanks for joining us at Papertake weekly.
    Angie x

  13. Anonymous

    Ann Marie, what a wonderful card. I just love your mix of texture on the card. As others have said before me lots to look at. TFS

    Sue

  14. Caroljenks

    What a gorgeous card – love your colouring …your T's look fab to me ๐Ÿ˜‰

    Thanks for joining in with us over at Top Tip Tuesday – remember you can enter 3 projects AND 3 Top Tips (such as dying your cheesecloth with TH Distress Stains!!!!!!!)

    Carol x

  15. Nannieflash

    Oh Astrid that is just stunning, I love how youve coloured Tilda and the whole layout is just gorgeous. hugs Shirleyxxx

  16. Marjorie

    Gorgeous card hun..love all the tiny gems and such lovely colours..
    Hugs,
    Marjorie
    xx

  17. Jackie

    What a stunning creation! I just love your coloring and use of embellishments! Thank you so much for joining us this week at the Inky Impressions Challenge! Be sure to check out our current DT Call and Challenge too!

    Jackie, Inky Impressions DT

  18. Paper Panda

    Great card, thanks for joining in the Kraftyhands challenge
    Mandy

  19. ~ginny

    I liked your tutorial on the cheesecloth… thank you for that and the sample in your current card – lovely!
    I am a Top Tip Collector (TTC) from TTT. ~ginny

  20. Kim Bell

    Ann
    Just stunning! OMW! Love it girl! Your coloring is amazing! Now I have to try the T's

    Hugz
    Kim

  21. Sharon

    What a gorgeous card Anee Marie. Your colouring of Liberty Tilda is fab and love the bling. We, here in England have been Red, White and Blue for the past few weeks because of our Queens Diamond Jubilee and London hosting the Olympic Games.Quite apt your card as we have had the Olympic torch through my home town today.
    Love Sharon. x

  22. Sonia

    Wow! I love this Tilda (i needed).. You created amazing creation, love it. Great JOB!
    -Sony
    Sonia-Studio60

  23. Sarah

    You card is great! Thanks for being a guest designer on My Sheri Crafts!

  24. Caroline

    Hi Ann Marie gorgeous card love the image which is coloured perfectly and your layout is superb. Hugs Caroline xxx

  25. Laney

    Super card!!, Thanks for joining us at Kraftyhands this time hope to see you again soon
    hugs
    laney

  26. HandmadebyTLC

    Ann Marie, this is a gorgeous project, the Top Tip Tuesday challenge blog is delighted you could share! Thank you and come back to join us again. Lovely,
    Tammy Louise

  27. P.G. Lamb

    Your coloring is gorgeous and I love the creative way you dyed the cheesecloth to add textured layers to the card. Thanks for sharing your lovely work as guest designer at My Sheri Crafts!

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