Okay, okay, so that was a really bad play on words, but I have been ::waiting:: to play with our newest Share the Joy Die set, and, with the holiday right around the corner, I wanted to inspire you to make something patriotic. Isn’t this fun?♥ It reminds me of fireworks, parades, picnics, and summer afternoons at the baseball field.
You would not believe how quickly this card came together.♥ I simply cut out the Into the Wild Wood-grain paper using our Share the Joy Thin Cut, then layered it onto some Arrow patterned paper that I had splattered with Red Shimmer. To give it the look of a “flag, I added a few Red Candy Apple stripes along the center of the circles.
After stamping the Sapphire Stars onto the Grid paper, I laid it below the four corner circles. Here is a tip: Use your die as a template for stamping. Simply lay it over the paper and attach with Post-It tape, then stamp your images through the holes. This serves not only as a place holder, but it protects your paper from unwanted ink marks.
Before I continue, can I just tell you how much I LOVE that Star Patterned paper. I have used it for so many projects recently and, as you can see here, it worked perfectly for the corner off the flag.♥ I used our Share the Joy Thin Cut to partially cut this paper, then trimmed it to size.
The rest of the card involved a heat embossed vellum banner using sentiments from the Birthday Joy and Fourth of July stamp sets, some Sapphire Crochet Thread, and a Wooden Star. Layer it all on some Sapphire cardstock, and you are ready to celebrate!
If you haven’t taken the time to check out this amazing special, make sure to do so before it’s gone. Our Thin Cut dies sell out quickly and I would hate for you to miss out. Don’t forget to check out some of my favorite blogs below (Katy’s design is super-cute!) and see a few more ideas of how you can use this fun Share the Joy Bundle.
♥ I can’t wait to see what you create!