Today is the 4th of July .   In the US that means it’s the day that we celebrate our countries independence.   Independence Day also refereed to as the Fourth of July or July Forth in the U. S., in the day that we commemorate the adoption of the Declaration of independence on July 4, 1776, by the Continental Congress declaring that the 13 American colonies regarded themselves as a new nation.   And, would no long be part of the British Empire.   Independence Day is commonly associated with fireworks, parades, barbecues, fairs, picnics, baseball games, family reunions and Uncle Sam (the father of the country).   Which was the inspiration for my card today.   As long as I can remember I have seen Uncle Sam used as a decoration for today.   So I wanted to recreate that feeling in today’s card.

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Tips and Tricks:

You need to make a template of the shape of the hat to make it easy.  All you have to do to do this is go from point to point and make a curved line.  You could also use a saucer and trace around it on your card stock, and then cut it out.

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  • 4 1/4″ x 11 real red cardstock  score it at 5 1/2 and fold.  Cut off 1″ from the bottom and hold to the side for later.
  • 1″ x 4 1/4″ Dapper Denim
  • Scrap of whisper white big enough to cut out the 4 and banner and flag.
  • 1/4″ x 4 1/4 whisper white (3)
  • scrap of silver glimmer paper
  • Large Numbers Framelits
  • Number of Years Stamp Set
  • Sprinkles Punch

I hope that you give this card a try if you find yourself in a pinch.   You could easily change it up to meet any occasion.  Thanks for dropping by and I will see you tomorrow.   Remember, if you need any of the supplies for this card you can pick them up 24/7 from my online store.

Thanks for dropping by today.

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