Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Happy 4th of July!!!

Are you enjoying another July 4th full of fireworks, cookouts and fun with family and friends? I sure am. This Holiday is always a nice one for us. It's like the official kick off to Summer.

To celebrate the 4th, I created this card using one of my favorite distressing techniques by embossing and sanding the raised areas of white core cardstock. I love how the sanding highlights certain components. It’s like a slow reveal that becomes even more eye catching as you sand away. The sanding gives the card more depth, dimension, and texture. I definitely love that…J

July 4th by Karen Jiles Supplies Cardstock: Close To My Heart; Patterned Paper: American Craft;Star Pins: Maya Road; Crocheted Ribbon: Recollection; Button: Advantus; Stamp: Raindrop; Ink: Ranger; Embossing Folder: Sizzix; Other: Wired Ribbon

So, how are you celebrating your 4th of July?

Hugs, Karen

1 comment:

  1. Gorgeous! Love the color. Have a Happy 4th!



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