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Hurray for Red, White and Blue


(PATRIOTIC BLOG HOP IS POSTED AFTER THIS ONE AND JULY'S CALENDAR GIRLS HOP IS POSTED AFTER THAT ONE. YOU CAN GET A CHANCE TO WIN SOME GOODIES WITH EACH ONE, JUST LEAVE A COMMENT ON THAT POST. THANKS)

Hi friends, glad you made it this far for our Red, White and Blue hop.  You should have hopped of from AJ's blog but if you didn't, you can start at Connie's

I think it being July, everyone has done patriotic projects and I am no exception. I did a spinning pinwheel tutorial not to long ago, you can find it HERE.  So I decided to make some for the holiday.

  • For the life of me, I could not find any 12x12  red, white and blue paper in my stash so I made my own. I started with my inks and a white piece of cardstock
  • I just dragged the pads in different places. This is the back of the paper.


  •  Taking a stamp set, I started with my biggest stamp and worked down, filling the paper up.


  •  I then went to the small star stamps to fill it in and here is my finally paper. Very easy to do.


  •  Then I started on my pinwheels. You can find the how to do HERE.



  •  Here is the little tag that I did to go along with them.

  • Here is a picture of the centerpiece. I am missing a couple, the kiddos nabbed them before I could take a picture. Hope it inspired you.

Also, I have a little goodie bag from my stash to give away. Just leave a comment on this post, and if you are a follower let me know.  I will put you in twice. Thanks for hopping with me :)
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Hope you have a blessed day and thanks for stopping by,
 

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  1. Just way too cute! TFS Callyann

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  2. Check you out! Love that you made your own paper! That rocks! Thanks for hopping with us.
    Scrappy hugs, Connie

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  3. Love the pinwheels! Awesome job on creating your own paper!

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  4. What a true crafter - if you don't have it you make it!! Love the pinwheels!!

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  5. Necessity is the mother of invention. Great job on creating your own paper. It looks great. The pinwheels look great and I love the little heart in the center. I follow you via GFC and Bloglovin

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  6. Sandy I am Loving your Pinwheels! You did Great on making your own Paper. That's Creative! Thanks for Sharing how you did it and Thanks for the chance to win your Goodie Bag. I'm already a follower. :0)
    cindymarshall63 at hotmail dot com

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  7. Wow! I love the paper you made and the pinwheels are awesome! Thanks for sharing how we can make our own paper! :) I am a follower of your wonderful blog! :)
    bbiswabic@new.rr.com
    www.sarahbiswabic.blogspot.com

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  8. What a terrific centerpiece idea. I love how you made your own design paper. TFS.
    D~ dmcardmaker (AOL)
    http://designsbydragonfly.blogspot.com
    (Google follower)

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  9. How cool that you made your own paper for a pinwheel!

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  10. I have had to do my own patriotic paper too because what I had wasn't for a centerpiece but for a page. I love what you did. I love the pinwheels - the whole shebang is fabulous. Thanks. Goes to show you can be as creative as you want with a little imagination!!

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  11. What a great idea to make just the right background paper on your own. I'll be trying that for sure.
    Love your pinwheels too.
    www.barbbratton.blogspot.com

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  12. I love that you made your own paper and it looks fabulous! Love the pinwheels and how your centerpiece turned out.

    Tracy

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  13. So cool from start to finish! I wish I had your creativity!

    Doris

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  14. Awesome pinwheels!!!Thanks for the tutorial!!!

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  15. Very festive pinwheels. I like how you stamped the paper. I am a follower.
    slrdowney at hotmail dot com

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  16. in love with your background paper!

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  17. Wonderful idea on making your own paper and the pinwheels are gorgeous - TFS!

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  18. Love your pinwheels!! They are great! I'm a new follower.
    Angela
    chewiescappin@hotmail.com
    angelascraftyspot.blogspot.com

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  19. Loving your pinwheels along with the tutorial on how you made your paper!! I'm already a follower and love your craftiness!!!
    Hugs, Love, and Friendship
    Lynne

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  20. CUTE pinwheels. Great centerpieces! I am a follower....

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  21. Wow how cute!!! Love the pinwheels. Happy to be in this hop with you. TFS AJ-

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