Saturday, July 9, 2011

My Hero, My Friend

As soon as I saw this stamp set...I knew I had to get it.



No matter the pain that rose up from the pit of my heart.




The last time I saw this exact image-in 3D....



I didn't know if I would see that precious man in person again.







That is all I can manage to say about that.  

I didn't order the background flag set yet from ODBD..I'm kicking myself.  
But, my new stamp technique, stamping with an acrylic block...did the trick.  I just needed some color on the ends.



ODBD #67 Red, White and Blue is perfect for the card I wanted to make my husband.  He may not be in the Army any longer....but he still fighting...according to 1 Tim 6:12.





made me think about a triangle.  Flags are folded into triangles..so I feel it is the perfect shape for this.

I also created a stand, but didn't finalize it.  I want to be able to slip it in the envelope.  He keeps my cards, so if he displays it, it will stand nicely with this.


My hero, my best friend.



He is the bravest man I know.



Thank you for looking at this project.  I hope you thank your hero today. ;)


Ink: Brilliance, Memento


8 comments:

  1. What a great job with the Not Forgotten set Marlena!! Your technique and design is so creative. I am sure your husband appreciated your creating this for him. I was going to say you should have entered it into this week's challenge at ODBD when I saw your write up. Gorgeous work! Thanks for joining the ODBD Shining the Light challenge.

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  2. A wonderful job with this set, Marlena. So creative with the triangle, perfect. May that 3-D image return safely to your arms soon!!
    thank you for sharing him...

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  3. What a wonderful tribute to those who serve or have served or will serve! Great card, the construction of it looks so complex and that just adds to the amazement. Thanks for playing at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  4. What a creative card! I love the sentiment! Thanks for playing along at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  5. Love the unusual card shape and it goes so well with the stamped image:)
    Jenny x

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  6. Oh Marlena...this post made me cry. Bless you and your man too. Such a perfect card for the CAS-ual Friday's challenge his week.

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  7. What a creative card!
    Thanks for playing at CAS-ual Fridays!
    Laura

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  8. Such a cool fold and I LOVE that sentiment!

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Thank you for your kind words and taking the time to stop in! ;)