I won't discuss my particular politics, but the current election cycle is more and more like a soap opera. If it wasn't SO serious, it would make a good mini-series! With all of that said, I still get a lump in my throat when the anthem is played and I stand with my hand over my heart. I am thankful for the men & women who have lost their lives fighting for our freedom and the ones who made it home safely to this great land of ours. Since we are heading in to Memorial Weekend and July 4th is just around the corner, I thought I would give you my take on an "artsy" flag.
The stripes were made using the new Stampin' Up! Swirly Scribbles Thinlits. (available June 1 from the new annual catalog) Trust me when I tell you that particular die set with the coordinating stamp set called Swirly Bird will be a must have for your stamp/tools collection. I simply cut several of the swirls from Real Red cardstock and glued them to the Whisper White paper. I also cut a bit of one of the swirls from Night of Navy, then glued the white stars on it. The large number & words are from the Number of Years stamp set & the Large Numbers Framelits Dies. Those two items are still available as a bundle until May 31, after that they can only be purchased separately. Bundling is a great way to save some money when you KNOW you have to both!
Time is running out to grab your favorites that are on the Stampin' Up ! retiring list! (some are up to 50% off) The deadline for ordering is May 31 or when supplies run out. Click this link for a pdf file listing all retiring items.
Please use the hostess code shown in the top right corner when ordering online, unless your order will total $150 before shipping & tax. At that point, you become your own hostess and get all the rewards!
As always, let me know if you have any questions about the project or the products used. Thanks for visiting my blog.