Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Remembered



I'm playing in the CT1014 /Dirty Dozen Fan Club Challenge on Splitcoaststampers. The challenge is Hopelessly Devoted and there are many choices. My hubby is a veteran so this card is for him. He is totally devoted to the military and its men and women, retired and active. I know he will be remembering the many sacrifices made by so many today as we are celebrating Veterans Day. 

To what I am hopelessly devoted to in my crafting ( and, there are so many) and that I used on this card would be something you can't see...dimensionals/pop dots. I use them all the time. My white cardstock is popped up today on my base card.

This was an easy peasy card.  I used acrylic paint for the red stripes and die cut the star. Added a sentiment,  brad,  and twine and it was finished. 

Recipe:
Stamps-None
Paper-Bazzill/Whirlypop cardstock,  Georgia Pacific white cardstock
Accessories-Americana acrylic paint/Napa Red, twine, silver brad, Momenta Cut & Emboss die/Star, Tim Holtz Idea-ology/Chitchat 

28 comments:

jimlynn said...

What a wonderful card - and especially for today! Love the way you swiped the paint across the panel. Just beautiful!
Lynn

Cathy said...

What a beautiful card Benzi. What a great way to show appreciation to a Veteran. This is so wonderful, I love it.

Marisa said...

ADORE this card, Benzi!!! Simply fabulous and I'm sure your hubby will love it :)

Ardyth Percy-Robb said...

Those red stripes look like blood - so appropriate today! Please pass on my thanks to your husband - we must never forget!

Charlene said...

Just stunning, make me tear up!

Beebeebabs said...

Wow such a beautiful card - love everything about it. Happy Veterans Day!!!

Carol L said...

I just love this fantastic card! The simple elements say it all on this Veteran's day! Please tell your DH thanks for serving :)

Bonnie said...

Wow, I love this Brenda! I love the way you've freely painted the strips and how they pop with the white and bright blue! And I love that little piece of hemp hanging from the corner! Kudos to your hubby!

McCrafty's Cards said...

Brilliant card Benzi, perfect for today!!
Kevin xx

~Tammy~ said...

Thank your husband for his service! As a military wife we are very devoted as well to our veterns as well as those currently serving!

Your card could not be more perfect.

NanaConnie said...

Gorgeous, Benzi! Love your rendition of the flag and the twine is perfect. Bless your hubby and thank him for his service.

Diane said...

Wonderful design Brenda, the acrylic paint stripes with the bold blue star are fabulous.

Hugs diane

Sassy Raggedy said...

Brenda this is wonderful. I met my hubby when we were both in the Air Force. He was retired and my oldest son was in the Army and injured in Iraq. So he is medically discharged. My youngest spent 6 years as a Marine. Deployed twice to Afghanistan he still is dedicated to the Marine Corp. My dad was retired Navy so I think we have them all covered. Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine...lol I love your card. Hugs, joann

Maria said...

Very wonderful patriotic card, Brenda! I thank your husband for his service. My husband served in the army for several years. We thank all those who have served to protect us and give us our precious freedom that we have in the USA!:-)

Donna Ellis said...

Fabulous card, Benzi! My husband is also a veteran - he was in the Navy - my dad was also. Your card may be easy peasy, but it is GORGEOUS and I wish I could design like you do. hugs, de

Becky said...

WOW! How stunningly creative.
I come from a family of military, 5 generations including my son who was in the Marines & Army. They all loved military life. :)

Linda said...

This is so beautiful!

Davi said...

A fabulous card Brenda!! I love the beautiful traditional colors and the simplicity that speaks volumes! My dad and husband and Both of my SILs are career military! The sacrifices are many by our military!!

Angel 007 said...

Oh wie wunderschön liebe Benzi. Ich mag Deine Karte. Sie ist sehr Kreativ. Eine ganz tolle Arbeit.

♥ Ganz liebe Grüße und ein wunderschönes Wochenende, Carmen

nwilliams6 said...

BEAUTIFUL Brenda! I love, love, love this. So simple yet totally powerful. Perfect card for grabbing the heart and showing appreciation for a Veteran. My DH and Dads are too so I totally appreciate your heartfelt tribute. Hugz and stay warm today and this weekend!

aussie aNNie said...

Fabulous creation and lovely rememberance card.
aNNie xx
The Journey is the Start

Pam~ said...

Awesome look with the acrylic paint stripes. Fantastic card to celebrate our Veterans and current service men and women!

MaryH said...

Benzi, sorry to be slow in getting over to enjoy your beautiful tribute to our wonderful armed forces vets, past & present. Please give your DH a big thank you from our family for his service to our freedoms. Love how you created this impressive flag card. The red stripes are wonderful, clever you to think of making the flag as you did! Long may she wave over our great country. Big Hugs. TFS

MaryH said...

Oops, forgot to say, I loved the way you used the gold cording. Made me think of the 'scrambled eggs' braiding on the officers' uniforms. Very classy & striking.

Lisa Lara said...

I love where you went with this challenge Benzi. Thank your husband for me for his devotion to our country. I love the painted stripes.

Lynne in NI said...

Oh wow! I love how you simplified your flag, bet your hubby loved this too :)

crafty-stamper said...

Beautiful CAS card bet your hubby loved it very simple but very effective -I use loads of pop dots too lol
carol x

Ajascha said...

Eine schlichte und schöne Gedenkkarte,Brenda und wunderbar modern.