Thursday, May 19, 2011

Thursday Trigger for Kraft Outlet: Stand and Salute Challenge

This week's challenge theme at The Kraft Journal is Stand and Salute in honor of Armed Forces Day on Saturday May 21, and you still have time to join us too! Simply create a project using either Kraft cardstock or products from Kraft Outlet and link it up before Sunday at 6:00 p.m., Eastern time. You can find the link to our current challenge in the upper right hand of our sidebar.

The card I created for this challenge is in honor of all the Service Men and Women who help to ensure our freedom each and every day...they are indeed "My Hero".

Kraft Outlet products featured in this card include: Brown Kraft Cover Weight Cardstock, Blue Baker's Twine, Red Baker's Twine and 7 Gypsies Victoria Seam Binding in white.

To recreate this card:
  1. Create a 4 ¼ x 5 ½ top fold card with Kraft cardstock; ink edges.
  2. Die cut piece of patterned paper with scallop die and adhere to piece of coordinating patterned paper that is cut at 4 x 5 ¼ inch; wrap with blue ribbon and adhere to card front.
  3. Die cut tag from Kraft cardstock, ink edges and adhere scrap piece of red cardstock on back of tag; thread with ribbon, tie twine into bow and adhere to card front.
  4. Die cut banner from white cardstock and stamp sentiments; adhere to card front.
  5. Adhere gems on bow and large star.

Supplies Used:
Cardstock: Papertrey Ink: “Stampers Select White”,“Pure Poppy”, Kraft Outlet: “Brown Kraft Cover Weight” Patterned Paper: Lily Bee Design: “Picket Fence” 6 x 6 Tiny Tablet.
Fiber: Papertrey Ink: Twill Tap 3/8 inch “Blueberry Sky”, Kraft Outlet: Baker’s Twine: “Blue”, “Red”, 7 Gypsies: Victoria Seam Binding: "White"
Dies: Papertrey Ink: “Double-Ended Banners”, “Large Scallop”, Provocraft: Cricut Stand and Salute Cartridge. Embellishments: Imaginisce: Glam Rocks “Metallic Pearl”.
Stamps: Papertrey Ink: “Ad Sense”
Ink: Ranger: Stampin’ Up: Classic Stampin’ Pad “Real Red”.
Other Tools: Provocraft: Cricut Expression Tabletop Die Cut Machine, Imaginisce: I-Rock Tool
I am entering this card into these awesome challenges... hope you join me!
Crafts and Me: Anything Goes with Option of Using Kraft
The Paper Variety: Star Studded Challenge
Truly Scrumptious: Anything Goes
Die Cutting Divas: Masculine Cuts
That's Kraft Thursday: Use Kraft Cardstock

13 Scrappy Comments:

Tracy said...

That die cut is just the perfect touch for this spirited card. Awesome job Beth!

Sweet Magnolia Rose said...

What a FAB card Beth~ I love the bold color choice you used :o) Any man would like this one!!! Thanks for sharing...

Die Cuttin Diva

~jan said...

What a fabulous card, Beth! Love how the kraft tag just pops off the red, white and blue! Thanks for sharing it with us at The Paper Variety!

Paper Deckerations said...

WOW! I absolutely LOVE these kinds of cards! They stand for something! I love everything about it!! Excellent job! Thanks for playing with us at DCD!!

DIANA L. said...

Nice card, Thanks for sharing your talent

Carol said...

Awesome card! TFS

Cre8tiveVet said...

Your card is Wonderful!!! I have to get the Stand and Salute Cartridge. I love the way the Kraft paper looks with the red, white and blue. so Fun! Thanks for joining us at Die Cuttin Diva's. -Yvette

Mel said...

That is a great card! Thanks for participating in this week's TPV challenge!

Creative Diva said...

Awesome card. Love the colors. Thanks for sharing with us at DCD.


patti west said...

Wow. This card is stunning!! I love your layers, sentiment, scallops and trims! Thank you for sharing w/us at the Paper Variety! :)

Audrey Pettit said...

I absolutely adore this card, Beth! It is gorgeous!

Yara said...

Beth: love your card! Love how you used the kraft cardstock with the Lilybee collection! and the tag! Thanks so much for playing along with us at The Paper Variety!

The Spotted Chick said...

WOW Beth, this is GREAT! LOVE, LOVE, LOVE that tag! Great job! Thanks for playing along in my That's Krafty Thursday challenge! {{{hen hugs}}}

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