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Friday, June 22, 2012

Red ,White,& Blue

This week our challenge at Cheery Lynn Designs is


Red, White and Blue

Here are the rules:
  • You MUST follow the theme and use at least one Cheery Lynn Designs die, of course, we would love to see more than one. 
  • You MUST add a link to your blog post in the InLinkz at the end of that post; no back posting, only new projects are allowed
  • You MUST link to our Cheery Lynn Designs Challenge blog in your post
  • You may only enter the challenge ONCE per week.
The winner will be chosen based on merit by Cheery Lynn Designs. They will receive a $20 coupon for shopping at the Cheery Lynn website. The challenge will end on Sunday night at 22:00 Eastern time.

 In addition, our design team members will be voting on 3 favorites who will receive a Weekly Spotlights badge to display on their blog. Be sure to come back on Wednesday to see who earned the badge. 

Now one last bit of exciting news, each challenge entry during the month of June will get their name added to a drawing to win a BIG SHOT die cut machine!  You may only enter the weekly challenge once but you can enter all four challenges during the month of June for a better shot at winning.  The winner will be announce on July 2nd.

Let me share that I used the following Cheery Lynn Designs Products:
Small Angel Wing
 Small #2 Angel Wing
 Mini Fanciful Flourish
  Victorian Picket Fence
 Lace Corner Deco E
 Buttons3
 
 I finally got to use two of the first dies I ever chose, the Victorian fence and the buttons for Two similar cards.
I just wanted to share a typical day during the summer, around the 4th of July .
 I used my Copic marker and airbrush compressor to paint the background.Now my base was ready to go by adding my fence with pop dot to add dimension. There is red checked ribbon threaded through the rungs.

 The greenery was added to the background along with the two butterfly shapes cut out of CTMH paper scraps.I really like how the layers look together.
 Here is a close up of the buttons and corner pieces attached to the fence...I used some twine to finish off the buttons.
The sentiments are from Unity Stamp sets in my stash.
Hope to have you come and play along with us this week...this is such an easy one.

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11 comments:

  1. OMYGOODNESS!!!! Thinking this is my NEW FAVE of yours! LOVING the colors, the layered butterfly, the little fence, the buttons, the hearts... just WOW GORGEOUS!!

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  2. hi there Dawn! Your creations as always are gorgeous! I want to apologize for not being here as often as i would like -- life has been over the top crazy for me an i try so hard to visit but I don't always make it -- plus i have been having much trouble posting comments all over - for some reason one day my (brand new computer) likes to use chrome and then other days it likes firefox and it gets so frustrating...just wanted you to know i am here -- love your blog and you and haven forgotten about you : ) sending tons of creative hugs!!!!

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  3. Sweetie, this is SO pretty! I can't believe that you are posting anything - you are incredible! Thanks for sharing!!!

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  4. would you believe that after pink, black & white, my fav color combo is red white & blue? didn't know that did ya. only there ain't NOTHIN' in my house to go with any of those combos. i think i need to redecorate!!!!

    i hope it was abie's picture you saw. you already know what jade looks like - LOL.

    how u feeling? foot better?

    hugs :)

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  5. So pretty Dawn! Love the layered butterfly! Can't wait to see what you create with your molding paste!

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  6. This is super gorgeous Dawnie, I just love this card!

    The awesome clouds you made and the butterfly, with the buttons and fenceline, all rock!!

    Way to go girl!

    Hope you have a great weekend!!!

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  7. Beautiful cards! Love them!

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  8. Lovely card. Love the scene you created.
    Hugs and smiles

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  9. This is stunning, Dawn! I love your amazing scene. The details along the bottom are perfectly done, as are the clouds and I so love that Unity sentiment!

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  10. Fabulous! Love the butterfly & buttons!

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