Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Red, white and blue

  Happy Wednesday!!  It's time for another challenge from The House That Stamps.  This week is very fitting for this time of year: Red, White and Blue.

And here is the card I created:
This color combination is an obvious choice for Fourth of July cards/projects, but I used it for my  Father's Day card for my husband as it is also a great masculine color combo!  I was inspired by this card I found on Pinterest:

I started with the background, stamping the Compass Rose image all over in a random pattern.  Then, I stamped over it with the Postcard image using a light gray ink.  I liked the two-toned look of the inspiration card, so I blended on some lighter blue ink in the centers.  I used some distress oxide inks and some water to "water color" the water on the main panel.  I stamped and fussy cut the lighthouse image and adhered it using some foam tape and accenting it with a bit of gold embroidery cord.  I stamped my sentiment on red, to help carry through the color scheme and finished everything off with some blue and red nuvo drops.
Thanks for stopping by!  Make sure you head on over to The House blog to see what the rest of the Design Team has done with this challenge.  And if you "need" any of the stamps I used, check out my 10% off your entire order coupon code over in my lift sidebar.

Stamps: Repeat Impressions "Cape Hatteras Light", "Postcard", "Compass" and "I'm so glad . . ." and "Sandcastle" for the little birds

Creative Craft Cottage #141--Eileen's anything goes challenge
Crafty Creations #422--anything goes
Cardz TV #143--anything goes

Penny's Challenge #499--anything goes
Word Art Wednesday #498--anything goes with uplifting sentiment
Creative Moments #217--anything goes
Krafty Chicks #565--all occasions (Father's Day)
Creative Fingers #211--anything goes
Simon Says Stamp Monday--red, white and/or blue


Suze said...

Great nautical card Heather. I like the twirled rope behind the lighthouse and that fabulous background. Thank you for entering the Anything Goes Challenge at Lil Patch of Crafty Friends.

Laurie Unger said...

Great take on the inspiration card. I like how you incorporated the Red, White and Blue into it. Awesome card.

Donna said...

So elegant and stunning, like that compass background. Perfect for our challenge!

Glittered Paws said...

What a great Fathers Day card and love how you used the red/white/blue challenge to make this stunning crd.

Megan J said...

Hi Heather, a fabulous masculine card, love the colours you have used. Thank you for joining us at Lil Patch of Crafty Friends, good luck in the prize draw... Megan DT LPoCF

Elizabeth Hart said...

This is a perfect shore card - the colors and paper are fabulous. Thanks so very much for joining us this time at the Creative Fingers Challenge, Elizabeth (DT)

Marjeta said...

This is perfect summer card. Love it. Thanks for playing with us at Creative Moments.

Tindaloo said...

Great card! Love the maritime theme! :)
Thanks for sharing your creations with us at Creative Fingers!
(◠‿◠✿) DT Tindaloo