Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Time Out To Salute…

Hello everyone in blog land. I hope that your day is going well and you are enjoying summer.

I had the opportunity to visit my oldest son for “Family Weekend” which happened to follow a very significant event…the successful completion of Army Boot Camp. Completing Boot Camp signifies officially becoming a ‘soldier’… and the ceremony includes soldiers removing their camouflage caps and donning the Army black beret for the first time.

To mark this event, I made a card using “Time Out To Salute” from Mo Manning’s digital collection. Mo also has different hats for our armed forces (and rumor has it that there will be hats for firemen, policemen, etc. in the near future).

Salute for Thom

 

Salute for Thom beret

This card was a huge hit. The hats are adhered with Velcro so they are interchangeable.

And here’s a picture of my personal Patriot in his new beret.

Thoms grad

Thanks for stopping by… enjoy your day, have a laugh or two, and be safe in all you do.

 

Details: White linen, SU Kraft and red linen paper, Copic Markers, Velcro, Sentiment: MFT, SU ticket corner punch.

14 comments:

Leigh Ann Baird said...

Your card is so cute! I'm glad you got to see your son.

specialcraftmom4 said...

Great card! That is a great picture of your son as well. You must be very proud!

eiyiyi said...

Gorgeous card, beautifully done!

eileen xoxo

coldwaters2 said...

Oh Peggy what a fantastic card love the idea of different hats that is great so versatile. I also love your son in his uniform and beret you must be one very proud mum. He looks very handsome must follow you lol.

Hugs
Lorraine x

Becky said...

Awesome card, love this image and love the inside.

Jane Wetzel said...

Peggy this is awesome! You should be so very proud of your son...:)

Lesly said...

Super card. and Congrats to the fellow!

Lana said...

I bet you are so proud Peggy!!!!
Great card also
Hugs
Lana x

Scrapping Julie said...

CUTE..CUTE..CUTE!!!!

Sara said...

Adorable card! And congrats to your son!

Scrubbysue said...

Awwwww.......great card! and he looks so handsome!! thankyou to your son. God bless him.

Karen from PA said...

What a great card! I am sure he will treasure it always. You must be beaming with pride.

Sandy said...

Ohmygoshohmygoshohmygosh! I need that image! lol. So cute! Thanks for sharing! :)

Gina said...

Congratulations to your son. What a great idea for a crd to mark this important event.

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