Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Double Dipping


Today I am double dipping and putting two SCS Challenges together - something a lot of people do all the time, but I usually just have enough of a time with one challenge!

Today I combined Color Challenge 223 with Sketch Challenge 233. Click on the photo to see a close-up.

I extended panel #4 to fit my image better. Stamps are from a new Flourishes release called Patriotism on Parade. I love patriotic stamps and this is a really cute set! Part of the proceeds from this set will go to the Wounded Warrior program. This project aims to honor and empower our soldiers:
  • To raise awareness and enlist the public's aid for the needs of severely injured service men and women
  • To help severely injured service members aid and assist eachother
  • To provide unique, direct programs and services to meet the needs of severely injured service members.


Isn't that a great cause?! You can read more about it HERE.

I have also FINALLY found my favorite white cardstock base that is heavy enough and still stamps well. It's Papertrey Ink's Stamper’s Select White Cardstock. It has taken a lot of white paper samples to find the perfect cardstock base paper, but I think this is it! If you are looking for a nice weight for your card base, check it out!

Thanks for stopping by today!

Stamps: Patriotism on Parade (Flourishes)
Paper: PTI White, Ruby Red, Baja Breeze, Bella Rose DP
Ink: Ruby Red, Baja Breeze
Accessories: large and small oval punches, paper Cutter tool, striped grosgrain ribbon, Cuttlebug EF, buttons (Hero Arts)

13 comments:

  1. Thanks, Judy, for showing another wonderful sample card for the new Flourishes set. I'm so excited to get this one & see what I can do with it. I probably wouldn't have thought of light blue, but it looks terrific!

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  2. Great card for both challenges! Love your little parade.

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  3. LOVE this Judy!! This image is just so perfect for both challenges!! So very fun!!

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  4. Beautifully put together!! I was eyeing that Flourish set! Now you made me oggle it! LOL!

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  5. Perfect take on both challenges - Judy!!! I lvoe how you used the new Flourishes Set - it's beautiful!!!

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  6. Nice card! This sketch caught my eye, but I haven't had time to try it yet. Great one for using up those bits & pieces. Really like the image, too.

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  7. Nice card! This sketch caught my eye, but I haven't had time to try it yet. Great one for using up those bits & pieces. Really like the image, too.

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  8. Great combo!! I need to check out this set..

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