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Unity Inspiration Thursday

Fourth of July Greetings to my friends from the U.S. of A.!
(and a happy belated Canada Day to my Canadian buddies to the North)
I like to think of myself as a true patriot...I love all things red,white and blue,
I get the chills every time I hear the National Anthem and I tear up when I see a veteran :)

The 4th is always such a fun holiday to celebrate and today at 
we have some amazing things to share...first a fabulous promo:

And as with every Inspiration Thursday, three lucky commentors will be chosen
at random to receive a $20 Unity Gift Certificate!  So don't forget to leave those comments :)

**You should be arriving from Renee Aslette's Blog**
(if anything goes awry, just head back to the Unity Blog to be redirected)

My card is clean-and-simple today...I think the sentiment and dog tags say it all!
 I did add a little texture to the die-cut postage mat with a Sizzix embossing folder.
And because I wanted to cut out the dog tags from the grey paper, I thought the
ball-chain strand would be so cute and such a nice touch!

The patterned paper is by Pebbles, Inc...for the stars I used a 1/4" round punch and
punched them from a patterned paper.

That's all from me today!
**Time now to hop on over to SHILO MILES' BLOG**


  1. you know i love this!!! that little chain you added to the dog tags are crazy fantastic!!!! happy 4th!

  2. Love this sentiment so much, I've already ordered it! Love the new military sentiments! Great CAS card! Have a blessed 4th! TFS

  3. Love this! The chain is just perfect!

  4. LOVE LOVE LOVE your card. And the sentiment is perfect ! Hubby retired from the Air Force after 26 years. Hard to believe it was 4 years ago already. We have no lived in this house longer than we;ve ever lived anywhere else in almost 30 years of marriage ! No wonder I want to redecorate LOL

  5. Shellye, I like everything about this patriotic tribute. Your add the perfect texture with the stamping. Very creative. :)

  6. Shellye, this is stunning! Love that sentiment especially

  7. Terrific card! Love the dog tags and sentiment.

  8. Your card is awesome! The embossing, the postage stamp edges and the dog tag with the chain really make this a great card!

  9. the postage stamp edges and the dog tag. great project.

  10. great card...i really like the sentiment

  11. Love that sentiment! Love the card.

  12. Love the blue postage shape in the background with the tags on top.
    Happy 4th!

  13. You are sooo right. Love the tags and sentiment. Great card.

  14. the chain looks sooo good with the dog tags. Awesome sauce!

  15. Great addition of the dog tags and chain to your wonderful card!

  16. The dog tags and sentiment together are just perfect!

  17. Pinned this card... It gave me goosebumps! Well done!

  18. I love everything about this card. The dog tags, the sentiment, the postage stamp border...a wonderful project!

  19. Such a powerful sentiment. The ball chain is just perfect.

    <3 J

  20. Love the card so much. Fabulous.
    Happy 4th !

  21. Love the blue die cut panel with embossing and the amazing sentiment.


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