Hi there. I’m still in quite a patriotic mood today. I made an earlier blog posting with colours of England, and decided to make another card with the colours from the good old Union Jack. I am aware there are lots and lots of countries with red, white, and blue on their flag, so instead of going down the St George Cross route, I followed the sketch from CAS(E) this Sketch.
The three colours were die cut from Lawn Fawn ‘Road Border’ and stuck down to a smaller card than usual, keeping a wider bit to the left, and narrowing down to the right – all set at a nice jaunty angle – as per the sketch. The strips were only 6 inches long, and I was putting them at an angle, so I had to go with the smaller size card.
The sentiment is from a Catherine Pooler set from the Foundations box, and I angled each word slightly on my block to give a more rounded look to them so they looked like they were following the shape of the strips. Actually, that bit took longer than the rest!
I only had a short time to play tonight, as one of my puddy tats has hurt his leg, and I had to take him to the vets – thank goodness not serious. As he is almost 7kgs (Yep!!), he has probably strained his shoulder jumping down from somewhere. You can see a picture if him on a previous blog post – Spring Flowers + failed feline photo bomb from April 19th. He also has a brother just as gorgeous – I may be biased!
I shall also be entering this card into the following challenges:
Cards In Envy – patriotic – red, white, blue
Createalicious challenge – anything goes with option for red, white, blue
Addicted to Stamps and More – Clean And Simple
15 thoughts on “Red, white, and blue sketch”
A lovely card!
Thank you soo much for taking part in our “anything goes with optional red, white & blue” challenge over at Creatalicious & good luck in the draw.
Hope to see you again in our new challenge as well…
(DT-Coordinator Creatalicious Challenges)
(DT Crafty Friends)
(DT The Sketchy Challenges)
PS: Sorry for the late comment, life had been very busy the past couple of weeks…
PPS: Please note that we are Creat-A-licious Challenges and not Creat-EA-licious…
Thank you, Melanie. 🙂
ooops – sorry for the spelling error……..
Fabulous card! Thank you for joining us at Creatalicious Challenges! We hope to see you again!
~DT Sherry x
Thank you, Sherry. 🙂
A great take on the sketch, so clean and crisp.
Thanks for joining us at ATSM. 🙂
Thank you, Julie. 🙂
This is amazing. So clean but effective. Jackie DT @ Creatalicious.
Thank you so much, Jackie. 🙂
Fabulous! Thanks for joining us at CAS(E) This Sketch!
Thank you, Michelle. ☺
Apparently I’m far less patriotic than you, this screamed 4th July to me. Love the card, such a simple, striking design
Thank you very much. 🙂
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Love your CAS patriotic card and wonderful job on the sentiment angle! Hope your “puddy tat” is better soon 🙂 Thanks for sharing with us at Cards in Envy ~ Annie
Thank you, Annie. Puddy tat a little more comfortable this morning. ☺