This took me some time ... a lot of time. I hand made each of the flags which I research the patterns online, added them to jute twine, then tied a knot and glued that to the ends of the rope. Added a printed off background, and sentiment, also added digital clip art of the life preserver and a glass of ice tea. I added silver brads as well, and colored the rope brown. http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/ga...&ppuser=338213
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Mon, Jun 25, 2012 @ 4:52 PM
You definitely got the nautical theme going on here. Way to go! TFS :0)
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Registered: March 15, 2012 Location: Alabama Posts: 11086
Mon, Jun 25, 2012 @ 8:20 PM
That is so awesome that you took the time to make sure the flags were all correct! Then to make and color them all just right too! They look fantastic, especially with the twine you used!!! You have the perfect sentiment too! Excellent card for this week's theme!!!
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Mon, Jun 25, 2012 @ 8:47 PM
Jan, a great card!! Love all the flags! What a lot of work!!
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Tue, Jun 26, 2012 @ 4:21 AM
Oh my goodness! I can see all the time you put into this Jan! What a fun and creative idea! This is awesome! Some lucky teapotter is gonna be thrilled to get this one! With the 4th of July coming up, I love the patriot look as well. You pretty much aced this challenge!