Friday, June 17, 2011

June Friends of WMS Blog Waltz - 4th of July Americana

Today I'm participating in the Friends of Waltzingmouse Blog Waltz taking place in the Playroom of the WMS forum. You can check out all the details there. This month's theme is 4th of July Americana!  Get out the RED WHITE AND BLUE!!!  And.......... Uncle Sam!
I used 3 Waltzingmouse stamp sets on my card today -  Half Baked Gingerbread Joy, Frame It and Victorian Alphabet
 
I actually CASED one of my own cards from May 31, 2009 when I first stamped the gingerbread man as Uncle Sam. I thought he was SO cute - I just had to recreate him today!
 
One lucky participant in the Blog Waltz will win a Waltzingmouse Stamp set of choice!! whoo hoo!!  I'm off to check out all the other waltzers!  You coming???

Stamps:  Waltzingmouse - Half Baked Gingerbread Joy, Frame It, Victorian Alphabet.
Paper:  White - PTI
Ink:  Adirondack Butterscotch, Memento Lady Bug, Danube Blue, Tuxedo Black.
Accessories:  Star Punch - McGill, tiny gems - Taylored Expressions, foam tape.

28 comments:

~ Ali ~ said...

Julia this is brilliant.....simply adorable

Ali x

Antje said...

Julia, what a cute idea to use the gingerbread man - love it!

Debgem said...

Oh!! He's just so darn cute!! What a super idea.

Pauline said...

Oh how sweet is this little guy? Love his hat, what a fun card!!

{Lynn - that's me!} said...

Look at you and your creative genius. What an outstanding way to use these Gingerbread men images. I absolutely love it!

Cyndie said...

What a wonderfully creative take on the challenge! I love this adorable Uncle Sam!

Karin (Peppermintpatty) said...

What a fun take on the theme - so sweet - love it!

Janine said...

This is such an ingenious card Julia!! Have a fabulous weekend.

Kary said...

Julia, the gingerbread man is SO cute!! Great idea!

Bonnie said...

Oh what a sweetie little gingerbread man - I always forget about this set! I don't know how I got it into my head that you were going to be in Ohio this weekend - silly me, but I am terribly disappointed that I won't be going.....I never get sick and of course this weekend.....bah!

Pat (mspfd) said...

This is so darn cute, creative and such a fresh design. Awesome, Julia

Shirley said...

How adorable, fun, and just so pretty and creative too!

Belinda said...

So cool! What a sweet little idea!

Jeanne Jachna said...

Julia,
So cute! I love the gingerbread man - perfect as Uncle Sam! I really like the clean frame line around him and the sentiment - makes everything look like it was meant to go together.

Crystal said...

AWWW Julia how super cute, I just wanna squeeze him and not eat him LOL!!! Super fun patriotic card hun!

Carly said...

Oh my gosh how cute is this!!!! Love it!

Jen Cuthbertson said...

Oh my, this is too cute! I love your festive gingerbread man with his fancy top hat and vest, lol!! Brilliant!!

Tenia Nelson said...

So so cute!!! tfs!!

Cassie_lu said...

what a great use of a christmas stamp

Kelly S. said...

GET OUT! That is sooo adorable, Julia! I love his hat and the way you used Frame It!

Charlene Merrick (LilLuvsStampin) said...

Totally adorable, Julia!

Laurie Marmon said...

That little gingerbread looks so smart in his red, white and blue! So cute!

Teresa Kline said...

This adorable, makes me smile....hope your weekend is flabby!

....enjoy *~*

LaurieJ said...

I just love your Uncle Sam! His little hat and vest are so cute. And you've reminded me - I really must get out my Frame It set more often.

Joanne Gilch said...

Very clever use of the cookie man. The vest and hat are so cute.

Inkyfingers said...

What a fabbby idea Julia. I love its total cuteness!
Hugs
Carol x

Sharron said...

A gingerbread Uncle Sam--how ADORABLE!

Helen L said...

What a fun card, Julia!! I would have never thought of a gingerbread man for the 4th, but you are obviously more creative that I am! I love the card you made last year (or was that 2 yrs ago?)too!!