Friday, December 28, 2012

You're in the Army Now

Our nephew is having a going away party as he leaves for bootcamp in a few weeks. I got out good old Stand and Salute (that I got for the ribbon) and made a few cuts to see what I could come up with. I remembered that my hubby had given me this odd packing material that to me reminded of that camoflage stuff they cover the jeeps and camps with. It was perfect for my cards. I stuck with a navy and crimson color scheme and added a bit of yellow ribbons.  I need to make about 10 of these cards. Here are the first 3. The card blanks and the envelopes were also a surprise cut on this same cartidge cut at 8 3/4". Folded in half it is a nice size to work with. I think these are a good start.


  1. Very Beautiful!!Love it!
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    Anything Goes.
    Have a wonderful Friday,

  2. Covering your nephew with prayers!!

  3. These are awesome! Thanks for sharing.

  4. Beautiful cards Linda. God Bless your nephew.

  5. These are wonderful cards Linda! Please thank your nephew for his service to our country and for protecting my family. God bless him.

  6. These are great! Tell your nephew thank you for serving our country. Thanks for joining us this week at Pause, Dream, Enjoy Challenges!

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  7. Great cards Linda! Blessings upon your loved one.


  8. Wonderful Patriotic cards. Thanks for entering PDE Anything Goes challenge. I host a wkly challenge at Marks Finest Papers Simple Salutations in which the challenge this wk is Anything Goes Card with a sentiment. Please enter & let them know I sent you. You can enter the3 MFP SS challenge multiple times if the cards are in separate blog posts.
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