Thursday, June 17, 2010

Proud to Be An American




It's Friday... time for another








June 18 - 24

Fancy Fold with 4th of July, Americana, Military Theme





This week's sponsor is:




OWNER -- SUE MCMAHON

PRIZE PACKAGE -- $15 Store Voucher


Here's my card:

I'm not sure what my fancy fold is called, but it features two diagonals. Here's a view of the card when it's partially opened:


The sentiment is attached simply with a star-shaped brad with allows it to swivel, making it possible to open the card.


I also had the joy of creating a card using a McMahon Five Designs image, gifted to me by the incredible owner! THANK YOU, SUE!




My Challenge Card
Image: Sew Many Cards Military Baby
Sentiment: Studio G
Ink: VersaFine (Black), Copic markers (African, Baby Skin Pink, Blush, Brick Beige, Bush, Cool Gray #1 and #7, Dark Brown, Green Gray, and Pale Heath) and Copic Spica pen (Silver)
Cardstock: Stampin' UP! (Close to Cocoa and Perfect Plum)
Designer Paper: from my scrap file
Embellishments: star-shaped brads


My McMahon Five Card

Image: McMahon Five Fancy Fins Seeing Double
Ink: Copic markers (Chrome Orange, Cool Shadow, and Golden Yellow) and Copic Spica pen (Baby Blue)
Cardstock: Stampin' UP! (Brocade Blue and Pumpkin Pie)
Designer Paper: from my scrap file
Embellishments: Ofray grosgrain ribbon and Robin's Nest dew drops

13 comments:

  1. WOW!!! I love them both!!! Always love coming to see what you've made!

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  2. Both are fantabulous cards!!

    I love that fold on your SMC cards, and that DP behind the fishbowl is wonderful!!

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  3. Sniff, sniff! That has to be one of the sweetest images I have ever seen on your first card - wiping my eyes! As we know, being military children, that real life photo is probably sitting in our old photo albums! Beautifully done - I had to do a double take on your second image, at first I thought it was a piece of paper towel! (you know, the baby wipe technique!) Awesome touch, both are out of this world fab! Much love! x0x0

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  4. Oh I love that first card Jeanette! Fabulous papers you picked for it. Those little fish are cute too!

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  5. Both cards are great. Love the bubbles with the fish and the type of fold you came up with for the Military.

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  6. Great cards! I absolutely love the Proud to be an American card. The image is so cute and of course your dp matches perfectly. Love the fold.

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  7. Great cards, love them both and the SMC card is sew cute, great job on coloring on both....

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  8. The image on the first card is so cute with those oversized boots and I LOVE that creative fold! So fun!
    And your second card is totally fab too! I love the paper behind the fish bowl and using the dew drops to make bubbles was so clever!! Have a great weekend, Jeanette!

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  9. Fabulous cards Jeanette love the first one looks a complicated fold and I love it I chose the same image to use for mine he is adorable isn't he great work as always.
    Hugs
    Lorraine x

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  10. Love the fancy fold on the first one. And such cheerful colours on the second one.

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  11. These are AWESOME Jeanette! LOVE the fold on the first one - will have to give that a try sometime:) CONGRATS on losing 73 pounds, that's AMAZING!

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  12. Great cards. I had to check out McMahon too. Good stuff there. I am addicted to SMC. I have almost all of the digis Angela has drawn. I like your color combo for the card. Tan works well even for a baby.

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  13. Wow, both cards are great! Isn't the baby not the cutest? You did a great job with these!

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