Sunday, March 3, 2013


I have such happy news that I am so thankful to be able to Marine son returned to his duty station in the states yesterday from his 6 mos. deployment in Afghanistan. 

Congratulations to Sue (suen) for being today's Featured Stamper at Splitcoaststampers today. 
 I am happy to be able to play in this challenge today.  
I chose THIS card of Sue's to case.
My Changes:
Black, Square base
Made focal point a banner
Used Markers to make color bg
Added twine and gem 
Rounded Corners

I used this wonderful set from A Jillian Vance Design

STAMPS:Basically Birthdays (A Jillian Vance Design)
PAPER:White, True Black (PTI)
INK:Versafine Onyx Black, Copic Markers: YG25, BG05, Y17
ACCESSORIES: Crop-A-Dile Corner Chomper 1/2" (We R Memory Keepers), Black gem sticker, Licorice Divine Twine, Dimensional tape



Rosemary said...

another fantastic card, lisa!! so glad your son is home safely after his tour in afghanistan!!

Patti J said...

What a blessing to have your son in the states again! So happy for you :) Your card is so much fun - love that black background, and the bright colors just pop! Thanks for sharing! Hugs...

Edwina said...

Lisa Lara, This is a gorgeous card for a guy. i love the sentiment. The colors behind it is perfect. Thanks for sharing. Edwina Brown

lostinpaper said...

I can't imagine the relief that you must feel, it must be wonderful to have him back in the same country. ps I really like how you have highlighted the sentiment on this card!

Kathy V. said...

Such good news! Wahooooo! Hope you'll get to see him soon. (Oh, love the card by the way. Great colors and fun layout.)

Lola said...

So nice how you used the colors and made this your own. Wonderful style!

Also glad your son is back on American soil. Please send him my thanks for his commitment.

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