Memorial Day Card featuring Tim Holtz products with Shari Carroll

Welcome to the Blog everyone! It’s Shari here with a Memorial Day card featuring Tim Holtz products. I’ve pulled dies and papers together to create a representation of the American flag for my card with meaning.

The Harlequin die was a perfect fit to create stripes over red pattern paper. I was surprised at how well everything fit together.

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The cloth like look of the blue paper from the Dapper collection, represents the fabric of a uniform. The heart is connected to the uniform with Idea-ology ring fasteners and a swivel clasp. The typed token “Brave” is placed to the right as a medal would be placed on a uniform.

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I’ve used some heavy gesso on the heart to give it additional texture, once that was dry, I embellished with mirrored stars.

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I’ve left all the metals and stars pristine, un-destressed or painted. I chose all my idea-ology pieces in the same color tone for coordination with the “Brave” token.  The final addition to this card is the ever important word for Memorial Day… remember.

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I’ve created a video of how to make this card. You can view it below or on our Youtube channel.


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I hope you have a safe and happy holiday tomorrow.


  1. Fantastic!! I love all the elements and texture put into the card. A great use of the patriotic colors/design.

  2. Absolutely amazing and awesome use of the products to make the flag card. Wow. Fabulous work. Love the texture!!
    <3 J

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  3. What a wonderful patriotic card! I love how you creatively put all the elements together to come up with the whole. Colors are antique and great looking.

  4. Fantastic! I really love how you incorporated the meaning behind Memorial Day without using a flag. The symbols still convey the message.

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