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Friday, July 4, 2014

Liberty and Happy July 4th!

Coffee of the Day - Coconut Macaroon

Happy 4th of July to all of my fellow peeps here in the States! to everyone, happy day! I hope whatever today and the weekend may bring, make it happy and surround yourself with the people you love! :)

I have a small project to bring you today that shows just a glimpse of my love for this great country we live in! sure, like anywhere, it has it's negative aspects, but it is truly a most beautiful place!


I've used the Eagle with Shield image by Paulette at Create with TLC and printed it onto a piece of paper from the Authentique Pride collection. from there I cut a tag shape, adding a neat little reinforcement sticker from The Kraft Outlet. flower and trim at the bottom of the tag are both by Prima, buttons are vintage, red satin ribbon is May Arts.

I know it seems I go several days with no word at all, but I really am busy crafting 'in the background,' making projects for upcoming posts. so be prepared for lots of stuff to come! :)

also, I seem to have gremlins that inhabit pretty much everything techy I touch...... they have gotten hold of my FB friend list once again. thankfully some family members got in touch with me, (although they were NOT happy campers, I tell you!), asking why I had 'unfriended' them. I don't ever look at my friend list to see what the number is or who is on it, so didn't realize that the little gremlins had gone in and had a re-sort of my list.


do you have any idea how hard it is to look at a list and see who is missing? and then wonder, "gosh, is this part of the gremlin mess or did they unfriend me? do I send a friend request or not?" it's high school all over again.... sheesh...... so I have been trying to send out requests, but if I missed you, please please please do not take it personally. I am so human it is pathetic. I mess up all the time. it has nothing to do with YOU. just hit the little FB button over there on the right side bar and send me a new message. you will see that I am a whack-a-doodle over there, too. :)

Challenges:
Kraft Journal - red, white, and blue
Crafty Catz - stars, stripes, or both
Crafty Ribbons - anything goes with ribbon
DL Art Thankful Thurs - anything goes
Crafter's Cafe - red, white, and blue
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper - anything goes w/patterned paper
Party Time Tues - patriotic color inspiration
Shopping Our Stash - red, white, and blue (everything is old stash!)
My Craft Spot - patriotic
Craft Your Passion - ribbon

11 comments:

CreatewithTlc said...

What a fabulous tag~! Love that you printed the image on decorative papers.
Paulette

Janette said...

Beautiful Tag, love the design...
Thanks for sharing it with us at CraftyCatz this week...

I hope your having a wonderful 4thJuly, enjoy.x

Rhonda Miller said...

I love your tag Jen. Happy Independence Day!!

Stef H said...

love that coffee flavor and just love the tag. i never do tags. like scrapbooking, they scare me - go figure. but i just love yours!

FB, like blogger, has a mind of its own. scary huh?

hope your 4th was simply spectacular!

hugs :)

Donna said...

Beautiful tag! Thanks for playing along with us at Shopping Our Stash for the "red white & blue" challenge!

Bonnie Irvine said...

I think this is such a clever use of that image. It looks fab printed on designer paper.I really like the composition and the details of this tag. Thanks for playing along with our Ribbon Challenge at Craft Your Passion Challenges this week. I hope we see you again soon.

~Tammy~ said...

A lovely tag and very patriotic! I thank you so much for sharing your art with us at The Kraft Journal. I hope you join us this week for our new challenge. We would love to see you back!

bonnie said...

This is just FABULOUS thank you for playing along with us over at Crafty Ribbons xx

Leslie Hanna said...

Super tag! I'm mostly a background stamper, too. I'm always working on something, even if I can't post it yet!

Thanks for joining us at Shopping Our Stash!

Mad Moose said...

Awesome tag! Thanks for sharing it with us this week at Crafty Catz. Naomi x

Hazel said...

Thank you so much for joining my Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper July challenge with your super creation - hope to see you again soon x