Tuesday, 25 June 2013

Stripes - and stars

Hi you all! 
After the sweltering weather we had last week we are back to something like November - cool and grey! At least the weather here is never boring!

The Challenge over at Simon Says Stamp and Show is to use stripes, and as I needed some July 4th cards, I decided this would be a great opportunity....
The first card is a 'Dutch fold card'. The images are from Gecko Galz, and the other stuff from my stash. You can find the instructions for these cards at Split Coast Stampers.



Inside I superimposed the National Hymn over the Statue of Liberty



The second card is a double Z fold card, which is very easy to make.
The images are again from Gecko Galz. Miss Liberty has been stamped with a Scrollswork stamp and fussy cut.





Have a great day, take care and thanks for visiting!

26 comments:

  1. Beautiful cards, Val! I was just on your other blog and saw you have a completely different post there, wow, I am impressed with 2 different posts on one day! Hugs, Sarah

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  2. Fabulous cards Valerie

    MaggieH

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  3. Really gorgeous cards, Valerie. It's so nice to have something a little different. I must learn to make them. The colours and the images are simply stunning - can't beat the old red, white and blue. Hope you are having a great day, despite the weather. hugs, Donna. PS: What other blog??????????

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  4. Haaa, that got you curious, didn't it? I meant Tag Tuesday http://tagtuesday.blogspot.de/

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  5. Die Karte ist richtig klasse geworden valerie,tolle gestaltung,gefällt mir super.

    GLG Jeannette

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  6. What fantastic and creative interpretation of stripes, great artwork, Valerie and intriguing cards.

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  7. I love stripes, but find them very hard to look at, does anybody else experience this?

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  8. Wonderful cards Valerie and I am sure whoever you send them to will be thrilled to bits.

    Hope you are having a good day

    Love Chrissie x

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  9. Well Valerie, I've heard of double Dutch skipping but not Dutch fold or double Z fold cards! You learn something new every day! Super 4th of July cards. It's grey and drizzly here today too. Hey, ho! Xx

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  10. Both terrific cards with great designs. hugs Annette x

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  11. Wonderful cards !Love the little fellow... so patriotic and fun!

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  12. Sehr schöne Karten für einen ganz besonderen Tag, Valerie! Bringst du mir irgendwann mal bei, wie man diese Karten macht? Ich glaube, ich muss das Schritt für Schritt sehen.

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  13. What lovely cards - love the unusual forms, too! Hugs, Barb

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  14. Valerie - I love these cards - I'm a big stars and stripes fan. The vintage images are perfect.

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  15. beautiful timely work today!

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  16. Perfect 4th of July cards! Love the vintage images!

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  17. Those are such amazing cards.
    Wishes
    Lynne

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  18. Another clever folding card, love the patriotic images on both these super cards.
    Yvonne x

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  19. Wow Val these are gorgeous, love how you superimposed the National hymn, and love your very clever folds, you are the reigning queen of fancy folded cards for sure! ~Diane

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  20. These are outstanding cards Valerie - I love how you put them together, the images and the colors!!! How very clever you are!
    sandy

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  21. Gorgeous, absolutely gorgeous patriotic cards, Valerie! Love the designs. Love the images. Love the papers. I love everything about them and I'm so glad that you've shared them with us at Simon Says Stamp and Show. <3 Candy

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  22. What a fantastic creation, Valerie. I love the beautiful colors and all the fabulous details. Thank you so much for sharing with us at Simon Says Stamp and Show.

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  23. Americana at it's best! Those two color stripes make me so happy! Love the retro vintage images as well...so cool and perfect! This is not only festive but so FUN too! Thanks for showing us your stripes this week here at Simon Says Stamp & Show!

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