Monday, July 2, 2012

My Craft Spot Monday Challenge #62 - 4th of July and Canada Day

Good Morning Everyone!  To all my Canadian friends, I hope you had a happy and safe Canada Day  and to my friends here in the USA, Happy 4th of July this week!!  This week we are celebrating the fine countries we live in!  Our Monday Challenge this week is 4th of July and Canada Day!  Here is my 4th of July card.

I was looking for a fun sparkler to cut with my Cricut but decided to make my own out of Crinkle Ribbon instead!  I love how it turned out! 

I even got some good use out of my Christmas stamps for this card! The sentiment on the star comes from My Craft Spot's Merry Christmas set and the stars stamped on the base of the card come from My Craft Spot's 'Tis the Season stamp set.   I cut the star from Plantin School Book cart and addded some doodling around it. 

I found a scrap of shimmer paper for the background and embossed it with a stars folder then sewed it on.  The sparkler was created with a stick by tying three bows using Cranberry, Snow White and Navy Blue Crinkle Ribbon and a bow with Airmail Divine Twine all available at My Craft Spot (except the stick which came from my yard).    

Make sure you stop by and check out the rest of the AMAZING Canada Day and 4th of July projects at My Craft Spot this week and share your projects with us for your chance to win a fabulous prize!  Speaking of fabulous prizes, don't forget to mark your calendars!  You are invited to the Stamp Release Party coming up next week at My Craft Spot! There will be amazing projects each day and fun prizes all week long! We will be ending the week with a Blog Hop on Saturday and the full release of the stamp sets. Mark your calenders and come join us for some fun!  Thanks for stopping by today!

My Craft Spot

Products Used:
    • Merry Christmas Stamp Set
    •  'Tis the Season Stamp Set.
    • Cranberry Crinkle Ribbon
    • Snow White Crinkle Ribbon
    • Navy Blue Crinkle Ribbon
    • Airmail Divine Twine
  • Stampin' Up!
    • Cardstock
      • Crumb Cake
      • Shimmer
    • Dimensionals
    • Journaling Pen
  • Cricut E2 with Gypsy
    • Plantin School Book
  • Singer Sewing Machine
  • Scotch ATG Adhesive
  • Archival Brilliance Pigment Ink
    • Graphite Black
  • Cuttlebug
    • Stars Folder

***I'm also linking this up at my dear friend Julie K's 3 Girl Jam Beautiful Bows Blog Hop Linky Party!   


Georgiana said...

Love your sparkler with the crinkle ribbon.

Stay Creative,
Carson's Creations

jessica said...

This is gorgeous!!! Thanks for sharing!!

Jovan said...

Super cute card!

Jayne said...

Love your ribbon sparkler Amber.
Jayne x

jessica said...

Back for more :)
Thanks so much for linking up over at 3 Girl Jam!!!

Jessica S said...

Wow, this is super cute. Love how big the festive bows are...fabulous embossing, too!
Thanks for linking up at the 3 Girl JAM linky party for the Beautiful Bows!
Jessica S
3 Girl JAM DT

Cricut Couple said...

I am seeing stars and LOVING IT! Your use of ribbon in this one is genius!

Zeni said...

beautiful card! Love how the sparkler! Thanks for linking up at 3 Girl JAM!

Many blessings,

angie ashuk said...

Great Card! I enjoyed my Canada day so much, but now I'm playing catch up with everything:) Happy 4th of July and thanks for linking up with 3 Girl Jam

JulieK said...

Gorgeous!! (Such a beautiful LO!). Happy 4th of July my sweet friend!

Creative M said...

Hi Amber !I love this card!!!!!Beautiful!!!Love the Crinkle Ribbon!!


OmaGloria said...

WOW very cool sparkler!!

Precious Hugs
3 Girl JAM DT Member

Dee Burns said...

Very pretty and so Patriotic. Great card!

Have a great day!
Dee B

janner said...

This is really a cute card. Very creative. Thanks for sharing.

The EmBellished Card - Belinda said...

This is so clever. TFS!!!

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

Super fun sparkler! Nice embossing! Thanks for joining us over at 3 Girl Jam Beautiful Bows Blog Hop! DT Member Carri

febe said...

Lovely work on the ribbons. Thanks for sharing! :)

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Ashley Nicole said...

This is so pretty. Love what you did with the ribbon. Thanks for linking up at the 3 Girl JAM linky party for Beautiful Bows.
3 Girl JAM DT