Saturday, July 2, 2011

Happy 4th and Paper Issues, Too!

I'm so excited to tell you that I'm going to be a part of the Paper Issues Design Team!  Paper Issues is a really fun challenge blog and I'm thrilled to be included.  Right now the challenge is red, white and link up your projects and check out the rest of the DT's blogs!  I found this cigar box a year ago when we were visiting my daughter, Lauren, in Wichita. 
 I opened it up and thought the image of these Little Continentals was darling - I had to have it! 
Then, of course,  I had to turn it into cute July 4th decor.  So this is what I came up with:
I also made some July 4th blocks.
  These are really cool, because they have six different images.   I'll just show you a couple. 
 Hope you're having a wonderful July 4th holiday.  Lauren's here, so I gotta go!  

ETA:   Thank you, Tracyfor featuring me!  You are so sweet and did a fantastic job.  I'm so honored!  Check out her blog, Cotton Pickin Cute Thanks again, Tracy!


  1. Congratulations Lori! You're an absolutely PERFECT asset to the team! You'll do them proud, of that I'm sure! Just look at those fab 4th of July creations! Superb! Each and every one of them! Happy 4th to you!

  2. Wow, these projects are so fabulous! You did such a great job! Love them! Congrats on your DT selection!


  3. Congratulations Lori. I'm sure you'll do a fabulous job...They are so lucky to have you! What great 4th of July projects. The blocks are very creative!

  4. Congratulations on the DT!
    My goodness... what lovely projects. These are GREAT images, Lori!
    Hope you and your family have a wonderful day together!

  5. Hi, I saw your wonderful patriotic creations on Make It Monday, they are lovely, great images.

  6. ooh i love this.. reminds me oif when my daughter was in a parade at Epcot with the blue coats and was awarded the honour of being daughter of Liberty .. she thought she was famous lol
    Thanks for joining us at Make it Monday this week
    Lisa x

  7. Congrats to you my friend.. They couldn't of picked a more talented person.. Hope you have a wonderful 4th of July..

    Hugs, Linda

  8. Hi Lori.These are beautiful and interesting images as are
    the other creations i have seen here on your blog .
    Hugs Shirley-Anne

  9. I just wanted to drop you a message to say hello, I hope that you had a lovely 4th. Incredible work as always. Love coming back to your blog.

  10. Love your projects. Just wanted to say welcome to the Paper Issues team.

  11. Lori, your patriotic projects are beautiful!! I love them both (and was even drooling over all of those red buttons) - the blocks are over-the-top awesome!! So glad to find you - and happy to be on the Paper Issues DT w/you! :)

  12. Congrats! Your projects are fabulous. I really love your style.

  13. What beautiful projects! I'm glad I came over from Make it Monday for a closer look!

  14. Dropped in seeing your card on Make it Monday
    WOw so many beautiful creations
    Cheers from Bangalore ,India
    Dr Sonia S V

  15. Thank you so much for linking up to my Red, White and Blue Linky Party!

  16. Congratulations! I love that cigar box--can't believe it's been a year already since you bought it! I think I need to get out and do some antiquing this weekend.

    I'm so behind on all of the blogs I read because I didn't check blogger at all over the weekend!

  17. Congrats on your DT position. Wonderful creations here. I really like the blocks you have decorated. Visiting from Make it Monday

  18. Oh yes great image... and love your blocks, they are wonderful.

    Thanks for sharing your creation with Make It Monday.
    Don't forget......... if you leave a comment on another entry, mention that you saw their card on "Make It Monday" for a chance at second prize. The more entries you comment on the more chance you have of winning second prize.

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