Monday, July 4, 2022

Happy Birthday America

Hi there.  I'm so glad you stopped by!

If you're in the US, happy Independence Day!

I've been seeing stars today. Red, white and blue stars.

This can do double duty as a birthday card for one of our boys.

My friend Michele (I Card Everyone) loves playing cards with friends and
this time she's playing with Color Hues and they've invited all of us to join in using
Red & Blue.  Michele has suggested incorporating stars into our design.
I gladly took the challenge. 

The second largest star is red foil.  The camera makes it look black.

I die cut the happy from red glitter paper and blue glitter paper and cut the
letters apart.  The other sparkly happy will go on another card.

Color Hues - Red & Blue
Four Seasons - Summer


Card Recipe
Stamps:  Everyday Happiness (PTI)
Ink:   Blueberry Bushel (SU)
Paper:   Neenah, Red Foil, Red Glimmer (SU), Blue Glitter (MB), 
Other:  Stitched Star Basic (Dress my Craft), Confetti Stars Punch (ret SU), Stripes EF (ret SU), Happy Layered Die (Paper Roses)


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I Card Everyone said...

Yay!! I'm seeing stars AND stripes, too, behind them! Bonnie, I love your glitter paper - makes ME happy!
Thanks so much for Playing Cards at Color Hues - I'd deal you in anytime! Happy 4th!

Sandy said...

Today is the 4th - and it looks like someone you know has a birthday today. Your card is grand and I really like it Bonnie. Not that you are looking for approval from me, but it is always nice to know when someone really likes what you are creating!
Sandy xx

Marcia Hill said...

Happy 4th Bonnie!! Your card is wonderful...the shiny and sparkly red & blue stars and white stripes and sentiment make this a FUN and HAPPY card for whichever family member of yours receives it! LOVE it!! Hugs. :0)

Karen said...

Happy 4th of July! I love everything about this---one of my fave embossing folders, and your CAS design and it has just the right amount of glitz! What a fun card; thanks for sharing it with us at Color Hues!

JoAnn said...

Happy 4th of July. Your card is perfect for anyone born on the 4th of July. I love all the details and design. TFS

Susan said...

Love the way you layered the stars and then added those tiny stars! Happy 4th of July!

Nstiz said...

Love the idea of your 4th of July card, Bonnie. Even better that you can use it for a masculine birthday! Brilliant idea and love your choice of papers for this as well as your design.

Barb Ghig said...

Fabulous birthday card, Bonnie! I love your sparkly stars and that you chose the embossed background to represent the stripes on our flag! God Bless America...Thank you for making me smile today!!! xx

Pat said...

What a fabulous card for Independence Day Bonnie, and I love the layered stars and stripped background you have put them on and the added little stars too, and and the glittery red and blue 'happy' looks great. x

Lisa Elton said...

I love how festive this is! Happy 4th, Bonnie!

nancy littrell said...

Happy 4th of July, Bonnie...wishing for peace through out the world. Your card is perfect for a birthday card too:-) TFS and enjoy your day. Love and hugs...Nancy

kiwimeskreations said...

Trust you enjoyed your 4th of July celebrations Bonnie - love your card and you have taken the challenge and used it brilliantly with this card

Glenda said...

I am definitely seeing stars on your card and I love the bright red, white and blue theme! Thanks for joining our challenge at The Four Seasons!

BożenA said...

I love this card, Bonnie! The colors make her so happy. And you can use it both for a brave and confident man, as well as to celebrate the national holiday of the USA. A wonderful card and a wonderful challenge.

Nancy said...

This turned out really well, Bonnie! Love how you incorporated both stripes and stars in your design. I think we can totally tell that is red glimmer paper. Love how you did the word happy in two colors! Thanks so much for joining us at Color Hues and I hope you have a great day!

Bobby said...

What a wonderful card, Bonnie. I love the tilted stars and what a great idea to mix the letters on the 'happy'. So festive, whether for the 4th or for a birthday.

Brenda said...

What a fun patriotic birthday card Bonnie! You rose to Michele's challenge beautifully. Love the mirror card as the glitter card as well. So fun! I love how you have stripes, but they are subtle. Love this card! Hugs, Brenda

Loll said...

Awesome 4th of July card Bonnie! Love how you've stacked the stars to create movement ... a shooting star! :) And so creative and fun to alternate the colours of your sentiment. xx

Papercraft Boutique said...

Festive and sparkly birthday card, Bonnie! Alternating red and blue glitter paper for the die-cut sentiment is so cool!
Hope you had a happy 4th!
Hideko xx

TK said...

Love all those sparkles! Great card, and a perfect way to draw attention to certain details

Darlene said...

WOW absolutely stunning! Another amazing creation to inspire us all! Thanks so much for joining in the fun at our Four Seasons Challenge! Good Luck and we hope you’ll come back again soon.


Julie B said...

A fab card Bonnie, love the way you've incorporated the stripes with the embossed background too. Mirror card is certainly tricky but it doesn't detract from your fab design. Thanks for sharing at Color Hues. :)

Leslie Miller said...

A great birthday card for America or anyone! We gave the dogs a bath outside on the south deck on 4th of July and now they're so fluffy and soft.

Trina P. said...

Great use of the colours and incorporating the Stars and Stripes for a non-independence day card.

Hannelie said...

A STUNNER Bonnie ! Love the alternating blue and red on the "happy" . Clean and fresh with special little detail!

Thank you so much for joining us at Color Hues !