Thursday, July 5, 2012


Hi everybody!!!  Thank you for stopping by.  If you like what you see and you could leave some love with a few comments it would be gratefully appreciated.

Nothing says summer like the 4th of JuIy!!!! I made this card in Red, White & Blue in honor of celebrating our countries Independence on the 4th of July in the United States of America.  

As you know, I LOVE cupcakes, so I could not resist using the "Sugar n' Spice Marci" stamp. I colored her with colored pencils. Can you see her itty bittie teenie weenie pearl earrings? They may not show so well in this photo, but they look simply gorgeous on Marci!

How did you celebrate the 4th?  Our family always gets together for a feast, which of course includes BBQ, and our own fireworks show!!!  The whole subdivision would come out to watch our fireworks.  This year I was not able to be with my family due to health issues, but they brought lots of food back for me!  Now, wasn't that sweet of them to be so thoughtful?! 

I hope you have been inspired!  Be sure to leave me a comment, if you can.  Comments are always loved and appreciated!

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I entered this card in the following challenges... Incy Wincy Love to Create Papertake  KennyKs  Stamptacular Sunday Tammy's Scrapin Corner The Corrosive Challenge  Card Makin Mamas  Crafting for all Seasons Crafty Sentiments Sassy Cheryls 


Elizabeth Hart said...

She is just so cute decked out in her pretty dress (and earrings) - thanks so much for joining us the Stamptacular Sunday Challenge!!

Anonymous said...

Very nice they are lovely stamps, you have made a great job.

Joann Burton said...

Such a sweet card. Thanks so much for joining us this week at Love to Create Challenges. We would love to have you join us again next week also. joann sassy raggedy

creativearts said...


cotnob said...

Great card, I love your image.
Thank you for joining us at Crafting for all Seasons.

Tammy Ortiz said...

This is so cute. I love this little image. I love your coloring technique.
Thank you so much for taking the time to come enter in this week's Challenge.I Love your Creative Side, Best of Luck!
Hugs, Founder and Owner of Tammy Scrapin Corner, Tammy Ortiz

Tammy Ortiz said...

I love your Coloring Technique. This is s a cute image. Thank you so much for taking the time to come enter in this week's Challenge.I Love your Creative Side, Best of Luck!
Hugs, Founder and Owner of Tammy Scrapin Corner, Tammy Ortiz

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

Very cute creation Debra! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood ‘SEEING STARS’ challenge and please come back again soon!
one of the 'Sistahs'

Sassy Cheryl said...

What a darling card. Super image and beautifully colored!
Thanks for sharing in the Sassy Cheryl's SMThursday this week.

Lisa said...

I LOVE Ric-Rac! Very cute card!!!

Anonymous said...

Lovely card !
Great image - beautiful coloring !
I love the fancy ribbon...
Monique ( niki1 )

Céline said...

so gorgeous!!!
thanks for playing with us at stamptacular sunday this week

Doreen said...

This is just gorgeous.Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty

NanaConnie said...

Love your choices on paper and trims, Debra! Wonderful card. Thanks so much for choosing to play in our Celebrations challenge at Tammy's Scrapin Corner this week. Good luck in the draw.
NanaConnie DT
PS Really wish we didn't have to prove we aren't robots. Makes our commenting so much more difficult. Those are nearly impossible to read. Have you considered using comment moderator instead?

kista said...

Simply beatiful. Thank you for taking part in the KKKK's challenge this week.

Debra Pate said...

THANK YOU EVEYONE for your kind comments it mean soooo much more to me than you know and I really do appreciate it!!!

Big Hugs to each and every one of you!!!!

Bunny said...

This is lovely, Thank you for joining us at Crafty sentiment and good luck .. Caz CS DT

Andy Llewelyn-Brinsley said...

Thank you for joining us at the new Kenny K challenge site, it's great to have you here and I hope we will see a lot more of you too. Good Luck and take care,

Sandy said...

Fab card, love the bright layout and the cute image, beautifully coloured.
Thanks for linking to MIM this week.
Remember, to be in the running to win the prize from our sponsor this week just leave a comment for another entry. Be sure to mention you saw them on Make It Monday. The more entries you comment on the more chances you have of winning!
Sandy DT

Julia said...

Absolutely in love with your project! Thanks for sharing!
I saw this on Make it Monday!
These are my entries: # 129, #158, #160, #162, # 250 and #252 would love it if you could visit.
There is also some candy HERE!

Berni Cuttino said...

She is so cute, in the kitchen, getting ready to whip up some goodies. Thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving the love. Hugs. I saw you on MIM

Shelly Schmidt said...

Awwww- this is the sweetest card- love the cute image and the great coloring! Thanks for stopping by- love MIM- finding so many fun stampers!!!

Annie Anya said...

Cute card Debra. Gorgeously coloured and the image is perfect...thanks for dropping bye..x

Michelle said...

Hi Debra

I'm sorry to hear that you were not able to celebrate with your family this year but how lovely that they still thought to include you.

Your card is gorgeous. Marci looks beautiful.

Michelle :o)

Jo Davies said...

Beautiful card...thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Sentiments Challenge this week, Jo xxx

Brodders said...

Smashing card :) Thanks for joining in with us at Papertake Weekly - Jane x

Micki said...

Adorable card, love the striped paper and that adorable image. Thanks so much for playing along with us at The Sisterhood of Crafters for our Stars challenge.

Desire Fourie said...

Just love this – very creative.
Wishing you a great week and don’t forget to stop and smell the flowers.
Doing Life
Digistamps4Joy DT Member
Tammy’s Scrapin Corner DT ember

sarah-Jane said...

Great card. I like the sweet image and layout.
Sarah-Jane xx

Dr Sonia S V said...

How cute it looks

NancyD said...

So cute! Thank you for joining us at the Love to Create challenge last week. NancyD

Lori said...

Your card is darling - love the combo of papers and that sweet image!

Lisa M said...

Debra this is ADORABLE!!!! Your coloring is fantastic and I've had the best time perusing your blog. Just wanted to stop in and say thank you so much for the wonderful comments you've left me on my blog. I had NO idea they were there as I check them all through gmail and today I checked SPAM and yours were in there. :( You along with about 30 other people...eeek! SOOO, sorry for such a long delay in responding...LOL..I had no idea.
Anyway, thank you again for all your lovely words of encouragment. They meant the world to me.
Have a great one!
Lisa xx