Good day Digi Divas everywhere! I appreciate you stopping by and spending part of your day card crafting with me. Today I am excited to celebrate the 4th of July; to share how lucky I feel growing up and living in the USA. I hope my NEW Star Spangled Wreath Digi Set touches your heart as it has mine. Please join me as I share with you the spirit of "Red, White and Blue" on a Z-Fold Card.
MATERIALS LIST: COPIC® MARKERS:
Hammermill® 100lb. White Coverstock C0, C1, C3
American Crafts® 341323 Stars Card Stock B12, B14, B16, B18
The Paper Studio® A beautiful World Pad Stripe R12, R14, R17, R29, R39
Solid Core® Navy Card Stock YG61, YG63, YG67
Star Card Stock - My Stash YR20, YR21, YR23, YR24
5"x7" Card Base
Memento® Nautical Blue Sharpie® X-tra Fine Point - Brown
Torn Edge® Oval Nesting Dies
Size the Star Spangled Wreath to 4-1/4"x5". Print twice on one sheet and color as desired. I used Copic® Markers. Set one image to the side for future use.
I used B39 to give the blue depth. Used R14 for the berries and YG61, YG63 & YG67 for the leaves. Sharpie® X-tra Fine point Brown to shade the branches.
Use R12, R14, R17, R29 and R39 to color the Flag and Small Star. Use CO, C1, and C3 for the white stripes of the flag and partial star. Use YR20, YR21, YR23 and YR24 to color the floating stars and large star. The bow can be colored as desired. I colored one as Burlap. This bow I chose to use B12, B14, B16 and B18.
Score and fold a 5"x7" card base (10"x7") at 5" and 8" as shown.
Cut your pieces: Cut the Solid Core® Navy as 5"x7", 2"x7" and 3"x7" rectangles. Cut the American Crafts 341323 Stars Card Stock as a 2-3/4"x6-3/4" rectangle. Cut The Paper Studio A® beautiful World Pad Stripe as a
Using the largest of the Torn Edge® Oval Nesting Dies cut out the Star Spangled Wreath Image. Cut around the flag pole knob and twigs and overlap the die.
Edge/Smudge the edges of the Wreath oval and the edges of the printed cardstock rectangles using Memento® Nautical Blue.
Center and adhere the American Crafts® 341323 Stars Card Stock to the 3"x7" Solid Core Navy Rectangle.
Center and adhere The Paper Studio A® beautiful World Pad Stripe Card Stock to the
2"x7" Solid Core Navy Rectangle.
Adhere the Star Card Stock - My Stash to the 5"x7" Solid Core Navy Rectangle about 1/8" from the right edge and top as shown.
Adhere the Stripe panel to the 2" flap as shown.
Adhere the 3" panel to the back side of the 3" section of the flap as shown.
Adhere the 5"x7" panel to the interior flap with the stars on the right as shown.
Adhere the oval image to the 2" flap, centered on the card front.
OPTIONAL: On the backside I added a few scraps edged with Memento® Nautical Blue and a Name plaque.
On the backside of fragile cutouts I reinforce by adding Dimensional® Glue. Let Dry.
I hope you had a fabulous a time with this wonderful patriotic set! I so enjoyed coloring this image. For those who don't care for coloring, this set (as all of my sets) come with Copic® colored images.
I am sharing this patriotic creation with the following: