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May 2, 2009

Card Patterns Sketch #13


So, you got to see the inside of this card in THIS post.  Well, above is the outside of the card that I made for our friend who was retiring from the US Air Force.  This sketch is another great one that Michelle put together, and you'll want to be sure to go check out the other fabulous cards from the fantastic Design Team members, along with this week's Guest DT member.  You can see CP Sketch #13 HERE.  Enjoy, and have fun with it!  As usual, here's a reminder that each week someone is chosen by the Card Patterns DT to be a Guest Designer, so don't forget to add a link to your card via Mr. Linky at the bottom of the Sketch #13 post.  There's also a great prize of Close to My Heart product that will be given to one random winner, so check it out!!!Have a lovely week!!

All items used are SU! unless otherwise noted

Stamps:  Congrats (SAB 2009), Artifacts (retired SU!)
Paper: Kraft and Very Vanilla CS, Patterns DSP Pack I (retired Level I Hostess item) in Not Quite Navy and Always Artichoke
Ink:  Not Quite Navy and Always Artichoke classic ink
Accessories:  Piercing Tool and Template, Stampin' Dimensionals


  1. I love this layout! I am so behind in my challenges but I may have to try this layout. Great masculine card!

  2. very nice! love that combo of colors, I've used it before and it's one I go back to for masculine cards a lot.

  3. Love your card Marie! What a great clean lay-out for a masculine card. TFS!

  4. I LOVE the reverse piercing. What a great idea!

  5. Very nice card Marie! Thanks for your comment on my blog. I have a hard time with masculine cards... this one is great!

  6. Awesome card! Love the patriotic look without being the usual "red, white, and blue."

    I was wondering what happened to you and just found that I hadn't updated your feed when your blog changed! I fixed it now!

  7. Love your card and colors you used

  8. Beatiful card i love the collors great job with the sketch.

  9. Beautiful colour combo :)

    Also, thanks for dropping by my blog :) Really appreciate it.

  10. Love this card, beautiful colors, and I love that star!!

    Hugs Dora


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