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Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Remembering our Soldiers

As many of you already know today is Memorial Day in the United States where we take the time to remember and honour our fallen soldiers.  I am a very patriotic person (as many of you are for your own countries).  I have been known to cry at the singing of our National Anthem.  I don't agree with war but I do respect those who fight for our freedoms.  I wanted to make a card that reminded me of the reason we do that.  Memorial Day is celebrated with parades, bbq's, picnics, swimming, fireworks. Good ole' family fun!  My dad is a veteran and he is buried in a National Cemetary.  If I lived close to day would have included visiting him in Iowa.  (I live in Missouri).   Here is my card.  Love, Elle

13 comments:

Karen's Fun Blog said...

Beautiful card! : )

Christina C. said...

Elle, this is a beautiful patriotic card. Love the music background and Tilda is stunning.

Chris said...

Elle, what a perfect card! Your Tilda is adorable and what a perfect stamp to use! I love the red and that music paper. It's a wonderful, adorable card!

XO,
Chris Christensen

Paula said...

Very cute! I love the music paper - nice touch!! Everything works great together on this!

Only By His Grace said...

Lovely card Elle.
Very nice coloring and I love the music sheet behind Tilda.
Hugs Maz

Cricket said...

Very cute. I love the music!

Maria said...

Beautiful card Elle and I love that music paper in the background. Hugs, Maria

Leslie Anne Avila said...

Elle,
Such a cute card. Loving the music paper, it's a wonderful touch.
Hugs,
Leslie

Pam Sparks said...

so cute Elle - I bought this Tilda too! Can't wait to ink her up! TFS!

Susie Sugar said...

Great card fab musical backing paper
Thanks for joining us girls for the "Totally Tilda Red, White & Blue challenge"
Hugs Susie Sugar and Liz Marsden xx

Rene said...

What a gorgeous creation! Love the music paper in the background! Thank you so much for joining us at Cupcake Inspirations this week!
Rene :D

Zulma said...

This is really beautiful! cute Tilda image and colors. Thanks for sharing with us at Cupcake Inpiration this week.
Zulma DT

Samantha Ball - aka (Craftychick74) said...

Great card. I love the use of the music notes in the background.

Thanks for playing along at Cupcake Inspirations this week!

Happy Crafting
Sam xx

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