Growing In Unity Day 4

Happy Thursday!  Thanks for showing up for day 4 of my Growing In Unity week!  And thank you for all the visits and overwhelming support this week!  You guys are an incredible community, and I’m so glad to be a part of it.

My project today is a card that would be perfect for Independence Day.  I used the Unity Itty Bitty Stamp kit called Celebrate.  When I saw the boat with the star, it just screamed 4th of July to me.  I used the Patriotic Card file from the Silhouette store.  I added a little extra this time too!

When I cut out the blue card front, I took it off the cutting mat leaving the blue stars on the mat, then lifted them carefully with a spatula.  Before adhering the card front to the card, I used it as a template on the inside of the card to individually glue all the stars to the white cardstock.   This way, I would be able to mimic the shape of the oval perfectly.

Then, using Memento ink, I stamped the sentiment on the inside, and the boat to the front of the card, and viola!  A patriotic card ready and waiting for July!

Please continue to leave comments on any Growing in Unity post on my blog this week, and next Monday I’ll pick a random winner from all the combined comments to receive TWO Itty Bitty Stamps of the winner’s choice, courtesy of Unity Stamps!

Happy Scrapping!
~Amy E

Amy England

Creator of the Scrap This Save That blog and Youtube channel and curator of a ridiculous amount of paper crafting supplies!

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21 Comments

  1. Katherine says:

    Great patriotic or any time masculine card. I'm big fan of Unity, too. Glad to see your work featured this week.

  2. An'Jenic G. says:

    Wow this is amazing. I love the stars and this boat is perfect. I have to find this Unity stamp set. TFS AJ-

  3. Cynthia says:

    I really like your clean design, Eva. Great for a masculine birthday as well!

  4. Julie Odil says:

    This is a very patriotic card! Very pretty!

  5. Miriam Prantner says:

    Great nautical card! I love the touch of red.

  6. Ruby says:

    Great masculine card.

  7. Emily says:

    Sooooo crisp!!!!

  8. Denise Bryant says:

    Love your patriotic card! Very striking. Great idea with the stars…. they look fantastic! Perfect setting for the stamp!

  9. Unknown says:

    Wonderful masculine/patriotic card! Love how you used the front panel as a template! I would have never thought to do that! TFS God bless!!

  10. Gaylynn says:

    Great patriotic design. The blue is so pretty. 🙂

  11. sharon g says:

    I love all of those stars, and how simple the card is. Nice job, missy.

  12. Angela Crafty Spot says:

    Great card Amy! I love how patriotic it is 🙂
    Angela

  13. Natasha G.P. says:

    The sail boat is such a peaceful image. I like the stars on the inside, too.

  14. Carol says:

    What a great "guy" card!

    Carol B

    ciaoitalia2007(at)gmail(dot)com

  15. Sue D says:

    I like the inside and outside of your patriotic nautical card.

  16. Scrappin' Diva says:

    Great card! Loved how you took the stars and mimic the shape on the front of the card.

  17. SHartl says:

    Love the way you decorated the front and inside the card. I really like this stamped image!

  18. Anonymous says:

    Great card!!

  19. jengd says:

    Wonderful CAS card! Great for any masculine theme.

  20. Karenladd says:

    Love this card with its cool crisp design and its circle of stars!

  21. Ava Gavloski says:

    great designed card, love that stamp set as well and you rocked it perfectly

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