Friday, November 11, 2011

Any Direction



Thank you to the veterans and current service persons out there... Thank you to the fabulous individuals serving all across the world, in every direction, who continue to make our fabulous country a free and safe place to live in. Thanks to my father, my grandfathers, my father-in-law... I appreciate you.

This card is represented as part of an amazing showcase of thank you cards over at the May Arts Blog for the Operation Write Home Thank You Blog Hop. A fitting day for this hop, no?

Today's card uses some lovely May Arts Ribbon and stamps from Market Street Stamps. I chose to work with their color palette from Market Street Stamps Paint the Town Color Challenge.


Supplies:
Cardstock: (White) Office Max, (Pale Plum) SU
Stamps: (Compass, Cane Background) Market Street Stamps, (Mega Mixed Messages) PTI
Ink: (White Craft, Pale Plum Pigment) SU, (Peeled Paint, Dusty Concord Distress) Ranger
Fibers: (White Silk in 1 inch and 1/4 inch, White Pleated Ribbon) May Arts
Tools: (Circle Cutting System) Creative Memories

31 comments:

  1. Totally with you... They were amazing people!!!....

    Love the colors here... gorgeous card Karen as always... ...hugs..xoxo

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  2. My niece is in boot camp for the Marines. We are so proud of her and others serving our country. She's in her second month and learning to fire a weapon, oh my! love the compass on the card.. very fitting.

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  3. Beautiful card. Love those colors.

    Be Blessed, Beckie

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  4. Absolutely beautiful use of color and subtle stamping. I love the layered ribbons.

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  5. Such a beautiful card, Karen! The hop sure was inspiring today! :)

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  6. You should use more purple, this looks great. The May Arts ribbon is, of course, fabulous.

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  7. AWESOME AWESOME work!! I LOVE every detail on this card, Karen!!!

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  8. Gorgeous card! and these colors weren't that easy I think!
    Bravo Karen!!

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  9. Beautiful card and post, Karen. I love the ribbon treatment.

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  10. Karen,
    This is beautiful! I love when you use purple! Gorgeous!

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  11. Love the way you have used the colour purple.. a difficult colour to play.. you have done it beautifully :D

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  12. ooooh, look at all the lovely purple. gorgeous.

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  13. Wow! love the monochromatic colour scheme, such a classy card Karen:-)

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  14. beautiful purple colors on your card. love what you did with the ribbons.

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  15. Gorgeous card! Love the color combo and the sentiment fits perfect for Veterans Day.

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  16. Wonderful card, Karen! I love the ribbon treatment. ;)

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  17. Gorgeous Karen!! The Cane background looks awesome in purple and I love that ribbon :) Glad you Painted the Town with us at Market Street Stamps!

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  18. Yum! Look at all that delish purple and the cane background, LOVE :) Thanks for playing in the November Paint the Town challenge with Market Street Stamps!

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  19. darling card, karen--i'm not crazy about purple, but you do purple so beautifully:)

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  20. LOVE that bow! Soft and pretty.

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  21. I really struggled with these colours but you rocked them with those gorgeous ribbons and the fabulous cane background!

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  22. You did a great job putting the colors together! LOVE this card!

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  23. Gorgeous! I love the colors and ruffled ribbon.

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  24. Beautiful everything and I love that fab ribbon treatment!

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  25. These aren't usual colors from you, are they? Look how great this card is!!! wonderful!!!

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  26. Very pretty! I love how you stamped the "thanks" one top of the compass! Good luck with the Market Street Stamps Paint the Town Challenge!
    -Sam

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