Here’s To The Red, White & Blue!

I hope you have fun plans for the 4th Of July weekend!. Stay safe if you are traveling & have fun with your family & friends!! I discovered this beautiful card on A Mermaid’s Craft, just in time for the 4th Of July . I recommend stopping by for a visit, you’ll be happy that you did.


The base of Lisa’s red, white and blue card is heavyweight cardstock from Canvas Corp. The bottom layer was sponged with Tim Holtz Fired Brick Distress Ink, the next layer with Tim Holtz Faded Jeans Distress Ink. The top layer was inked with Tim Holtz Old Paper and Tea Dye Distress Inks.

 A Mermaids Crafts

For the background flag, the stars are a Dylusions Starry Night stencil, inked with Faded Jeans  The stripes are a Wendy Vecchi Studio 490 It’s More Flower Art Stamp, inked in Fired Brick. The Statue of Liberty and USA are from the Tim Holtz Mini Blueprints 2 stamp set. The backgrounds of both were inked with Old Paper and Tea Dye. The Statue was colored in with a Peeled Paint Distress Marker and a Tim Holtz  waterbrush. USA was colored in with Fired Brick, Picket Fence and Faded Jeans and a waterbrush.

Don’t you just love how Lisa colored the images to reflect the slightly distressed faded look of the papers. So perfect.



  • White (Canvas Corp 227041 $8.99)

White Cardstock Canvas Corp.


Fire Brick Tim Holtz Ink     Faded Blue Jeans Ink Tim Holtz     Old Paper Tim Holtz Ink

Tea Dye Tim Holtz Ink


Wendy Vecchi Studio Stamp     tim Holtz Cling Mount Set Blueprints


Dylusions Starry Night Ranger     Peeled Paint Distress Marker TIm Holtz     Waterbrush Tim Holtz

Picket Fence Distress ink Marker

My hope for you is to be fearless when it comes to your creativity, to try new things and most important to have fun!

Thanks for visiting and have a wonderful 4th Of July.