Adventure Awaits for a Special Soldier



Stamp Set – Adventure Awaits
Ink – Real Red
Cardstock – Night of Navy, Real Red, Whisper White, Adventure Bound DSP Paper Stack
Accessories – Circles Collection Framelits, Regals Candy Dots

I plan to send this card to recognize a WWII Veteran on his 100th birthday.   Seaman 1st Class James Ralph was born on 15 June, 1915. He served aboard the USS Swenning in 1945 in the Pacific Theater and after the war was on an LSD Boat out of NAB Little Creek, VA.  He was a Radioman and could Morse Code 28 words per minute.  This veteran’s neighbor/friend started a campaign soliciting cards hoping to make it the best birthday ever.

And while Memorial Day is a day to remember soldiers who lost their lives while defending our country, for me it seems a perfect day to remember a soldier who will soon be celebrating his 100th birthday!

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Please take time among the Holiday Festivities to remember the reason we celebrate Memorial Day.  For all of those soldiers who have made the ultimate sacrifice – we have not forgotten.

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Sheltering Tree

Stamp Set – Sheltering Tree
Ink – Early Espresso, Strawberry Slush, Wild Wasabi, Smoky Slate
Cardstock – Strawberry Slush, Whisper White, Silver Glimmer Paper
Accessories – Itty Bitty Accents Punch Pack, Stampin’ Dimensionals

This card was made earlier this spring and I think  I cased this card from another demonstrator.  I don’t remember who inspired me, but if anyone recognizes the original designer, please let me know and I will update this post.

We made another version of this design at one of my card classes and substituted the flower from the Itty Bitty Accents Punch Pack instead of the heart shape.  This stamp set has been a popular one; so glad it carried over into the 2015-2016 Annual Catalog.

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PPA 252 Sketch Challenge

011Stamps – from the May 2015 Paper Pumpkin Kit
Ink – Bermuda Bay
Cardstock – Bermuda Bay, Crushed Curry, Cucumber Crush, Whisper White, Cherry On Top DSP Paper Stack
Accessories – Circles Collection Framelits, Lucky Stars and Decorative Dots Embossing Folders, Bohemian Designer Washi Tape

(products listed in red are sneek peek items from the upcoming 2015-2016 Annual Catalog and will be available to order on June 2, 2015)

This card came together pretty quick card for this PPA sketch challenge.  It features a few sneek peek items from the upcoming 2015-2016 Stampin’ Up! Catalog. One of the perks I enjoy as a demonstrator is that I am able to order sneek peek items now.

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