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Happy Memorial Day: Waltzingmouse Stamps May Release – Day 2

by on May 27, 2013

Waltzingmouse Stamps - USA 1776 -
A veterans daughter, a veterans sister, a veterans wife . . . this is my legacy and the brave men who allowed me that legacy, I celebrate and remember today.   I honor their memory with such pride and thankfulness.  In addition, I honor the memory of all the fallen who gave their lives so that we might have freedom and I honor all those who have served.  They are your brothers, sisters, mothers, fathers and husbands too – my heartfelt gratitude to them all.  I guess it was befitting that the release includes a patriotic set of stamps that I could use to reflect those feelings – honestly I have very few of those types of stamps and it felt wonderful to put these to a good use.



RubberStamps Waltzingmouse Stamps – USA 1776
Craft Paper: Georgia Pacific – White, Bazzill
Ink: Versafine Onyx Black, Impress – Indigo Blue, Garnet
Accessories:  Spellbinders® Stars 5, Spellbinders® Whimsy Side A M-Bossabilities, Spellbinders® Stately Circles, Offray Satin Ribbon, Bazzill Button, Recollections Pearls, Becca’s Bow Maker Grand Calibur Die Cut Machine
Waltzingmouse Design Team
Anya SchrierBecca FeekenClare Buswell • Jean MartinKarin ÅkesdotterKim DuranLaurie SchmidlinTeresa KlineTosha Leyendekker Claire Brennan

Hope you can spare a moment to visit the other ladies today :-)  I hope this isn’t too somber, but it’s honest — I’m off to the cemetery later to add some flags and say a prayer.  Prayers for all those you are remembering too.

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Jill Norwood
May 27, 2013
2:20 am

Stunning! Becca your words are so beautiful! And I also add my thanks to not only those that serve but their families who also sacrifice so much for all of us too!
Happy Memorial Day!

May 27, 2013
2:33 am

Becca Gorgeous card from a Great set. I love the sentiment you added and the beautiful thoughts as well. Your card is Stunning.

Karin Åkesdotter
May 27, 2013
2:48 am

WOW!!! As Always you make the most Amazing cards with the new WMS – Wish I could have come up with something like this – soooo BEAUTIFUL!!!

May 27, 2013
2:50 am

WOUW this is sooooo gorgeous once again Becca, really stunning work hun, and I agree with every word you said, even I´m not from there, but it still means a lot to all of us, no matter where we live.
Happy Memorialday to you and everybody else over there.

Heather B
May 27, 2013
3:04 am

I just love the crispness to the card. The sharp details are reminiscent of the military’s precision. It is very beautiful.

May 27, 2013
3:32 am

Absolutely beautiful Becca. Hugs Rita xxxxx

Patricia Howarth
May 27, 2013
3:39 am

Morning Becca, Happy Memorial Day to you all.
Your card is a beautiful tribute, I love it.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

May 27, 2013
3:57 am

Beautiful patriotic card Becca, the star/flower looks fabulous!

May 27, 2013
4:31 am

As a Veteran, a Veteran’s wife, a Veteran’s daughter in law, and a Veteran’s daughter, I thank you for the beautiful card you shared today with us all.
Velda S
Navy Nurse Corps Reserve Retired, Commander

May 27, 2013
4:43 am

Wow this card is beautiful!! I’m not sure how I’m going to use this set, but I love what you made with it. Just Gorgeous!!

Dottie Davis
May 27, 2013
5:29 am

This is a beautiful card that exemplifies our spectacular country’s colors and also gratitude for our men and women in uniform both past and present.

Marcie Smith
May 27, 2013
5:33 am

Stunning!!!!!! I am sure this card means so much to so many. Thanks!

Ann Robbins
May 27, 2013
5:37 am

Nothing could be more fitting for the day! God Bless You, God Bless all our service people (deceased or living) and GOD BLESS AMERICA!!

Beautiful card, Becca!!

Paper Profusion
May 27, 2013
5:47 am

Pristine and beautifully American card Becca. So sorry you have had such loss in your life but this is a wonderful memorial. Nicola x

Deborah Frings
May 27, 2013
5:51 am

Absolutely gorgeous – so many fabulous details!

Dottie Harrsion
May 27, 2013
6:11 am

Thank you Becca – your work is always beautiful but this is especially significant as we celebrate the men and women who served but have gone to their final glory. May God bless you, and every service person today!

May 27, 2013
6:41 am

Gorgeous patriotic card.

Cindy Echtinaw
May 27, 2013
6:50 am

As always your beautiful card is stunning! Lots of love and hugs coming your way! Thanks for the inspiration
Cindy Echtinaw

Lynn G.
May 27, 2013
6:54 am

Wow….So very pretty. I love the patterned paper with the stars. The rosette is perfect in the center of the stars with the red bling. It is so hard to find patriotic paper in my area. The pearls are gorgeous and I love the placement on the red satin ribbon. Stunning effect. Happy Memorial Day and thank you so much for sharing! Gorgeous!!!!

May 27, 2013
6:57 am

What a beautiful card – your talent is amazing!

Lisa Sackett
May 27, 2013
7:10 am

Beautiful card! We’re remembering our loved ones gone before us…our son, my father, our grandparents — and those who died for our freedom. But wanted you to know I think of you often and your losses as well. Sometimes just knowing you’re not forgotten helps us get over those multiple hurdles. God’s blessings to you, always.

Rebekka K
May 27, 2013
7:13 am

What a fabulous card! Love the stars.

Becky Green
May 27, 2013
7:45 am

WOW!!!!!!!!!! WHAT A GORGEOUS CARD!!!!!!!!!! IT’S FABULOUS!!!!!!!!!!!! :)

Gayle in Canada
May 27, 2013
7:49 am

Love the card and I Love the Stars & Stripes and everything American. Your card says it all. It is a great day to honor the men & women who made all our land free and they were so brave….we owe them a lot.
If we could send them all a card it would be wonderful

May 27, 2013
7:50 am

Great card .Melanie uk

May 27, 2013
8:10 am

Oh Becca that card is stunning, My husband is retired Navy and your card reminded me of all our Veteran friends, thanks so much God has given you a wonderful gift. God Bless

Laurie Schmidlin
May 27, 2013
8:21 am

Becca, you have such an amazing knack for creating the more stunning, detail filled cards! And that bow! Wow!!

May 27, 2013
8:30 am

lovely card Becca, can’t beat red, white and blue!

May 27, 2013
8:35 am

Beautiful card. I too honor all the Military Hero, past and present!!

Charlene Dahlberg
May 27, 2013
8:44 am

Becca, Your card is gorgeous. It is a day to honor all those who sacrifice so much for us!

Debbie B
May 27, 2013
8:58 am

I’m with you on the veterans. Without them we would not be the country we are with all of our freedoms. Beautiful card and great job!

Mary Nieb
May 27, 2013
9:02 am

Thanks to all who served our country so bravely. Your card is beautiful.
With regard to what tool I have and need to use more often. That would be embellishments and ribbon of which I have LOTS. Your designs also showcase the embellishments and ribbons so beautifully.

Colleen Howell
May 27, 2013
9:07 am

Gorgeous, I love it. So pretty and yes they deserve all the praise they can get. My grandfathers and my father were in the navy, my father-in-law, and 2 uncles were in the marines. And they all made it back but some are not as lucky and I wish their families many prayers because today that horrible memory will be with them all day.

Clare W
May 27, 2013
9:30 am

love it – very patriotic.

May 27, 2013
9:38 am

I LOVE it! Absolutely beautiful! You always amaze me.

Liz S.
May 27, 2013
10:24 am

Awesome card! Love it!

Marilyn in E-Town
May 27, 2013
10:49 am

God Bless our troops and all Veterans! What a gorgeous card, it’s

Anne (UK)
May 27, 2013
11:07 am

Remembering too those members of the American armed forces who gave their lives fighting for liberty and freedom in the two World Wars.
Your card is stunning, Becca!
Anne (UK) x

Claire Brennan
May 27, 2013
11:09 am

Stunning card Becca, and I LOVE that big bow!! Hugs!!

May 27, 2013
11:23 am

I have to say I love the bow also, yours always look just great!

May 27, 2013
12:02 pm

Wow! That is just beautiful!

Mary H.
May 27, 2013
12:28 pm

TFS such a heartfelt & patriotic card today. It is so beautiful, and it’s good to be reminded of just how much we owe our military heros. I’m with you – all my family served the country, and I’m honored & proud of them. Those serving today risk their lives for our freedoms, and need to be more appreciated. Have a lovely afternoon. Hugs

Janet Castle
May 27, 2013
12:29 pm

Perfect card for today Becca!!!

Linda Duensing
May 27, 2013
12:49 pm

This is absolutely beautiful. My husband served in the military and I am thankful for all who have served and are still serving for our protection. Thanks for sharing.

Linda D.

Cindy Potentier
May 27, 2013
2:04 pm

WOW….such a gorgeous card Becca….you never cease to amaze me :)

P.S. I am so happy I can leave you comments, other blogs don’t let me, and a few times I tried here but it didn’t work, this is so awesome :) big inky hugs and a happy memorial day to you and yours :)

Georgia Lindsey
May 27, 2013
2:06 pm

Wonderful card! Wonderful comments. Thank you and God Bless you.

May 27, 2013
2:15 pm

No, not somber at all as I have done the same.. visiting the cemetery where many of my family members now rest. It is a part of life here. You made a very lovely card in honor of your family members! Prayers for all!

I enjoy seeing all of your 3D items… more of those with instructional videos would be very welcome! Thank you for all you do on here… you give 1000% !

May 27, 2013
2:32 pm


Pam H
May 27, 2013
3:41 pm

Love this stamp set. Will have to try to get my hands on one.

Beth Ellis
May 27, 2013
3:47 pm

What a lovely card in honor of Memorial Day! TFS {{{hugs}}} from the mother of one who served during the Gulf War.

Lori A
May 27, 2013
3:49 pm

Fabulous Becca!!!

May 27, 2013
4:01 pm

I might not be American but I can appreciate hounoring our brave heros from the different battles they have fought to keep our countries free.
Many thanks for the card Becca it is awesome.

Jean Bullock
May 27, 2013
4:29 pm

Fabulous card. Love the embossed background and the patriotic star rosette!

Cheryl Curtis
May 27, 2013
4:53 pm

Beautiful Card – Need to get my hand on this stamp set.

May 27, 2013
6:21 pm

Thinking of you today Becca as you remember your loved ones who have served.

Diana G. Stewart
May 27, 2013
6:28 pm

Hi Becca, This card is just awesome. The crisp white background with the satin red ribbon and stars just make this pop. This is one of the prettiest cards I have ever seen.

Rosemarie Menassas
May 27, 2013
7:47 pm

Love the card and another chance to win the blog candy! Thanks Becca!

Robin Parker
May 27, 2013
9:42 pm

love this card…and all your work! Robin

Marybeth L.
May 27, 2013
10:06 pm

Amazing! Gorgeous! So very patriotic and I love this card!

Claire S
May 27, 2013
10:25 pm

Beautifully crafted and beautifully spoken.Thank you for sharing.

Ree Donnelly
May 27, 2013
10:50 pm

Work of ART, as usual!!!!!!!

May 27, 2013
11:48 pm

S O L D….i need this stamp set….they are wonderful.
Great CLASSY job Becca…the BEST!


May 27, 2013
11:58 pm

Love, love this card!!!

May 28, 2013
12:08 am

Fantastic patriotic card!

Marlene Iacuzzi
May 28, 2013
6:48 am

your card makes me want to go to a parade. I love your paper choice. I chose red and white geraniums to take to the cemetery this year. Why didn’t I put some blue in there with them?
RE: this contest I would like to win, (can’t figure out how to get my comment in the right place) I also need to learn more about good art design. you can always tell when a professional has made the card,. I hope that rubs off a little from all of the hours I spend on the sites of artists like you, Becca.

Francie in Montreal
May 28, 2013
7:46 am

What a lovely tribute to the wonderful men and women in the armed forces. There is rarely a day goes by when I don’t think of these brave people dedicated to our way of life. We are so blessed. Beautiful card.

Karen Wedding
May 28, 2013
9:37 am

Your card is fabulous. Love the stars with the banner below paying tribute to the USA. I like how you added the pearls to the red ribbon. It added a nice touch.

May 28, 2013
9:40 am

Very lovely!

May 28, 2013
9:59 am

I love your super fantastic patriotic card!!!

May 28, 2013
11:28 am

Such a stunning card. Just adore the Stars & Stripes medallion you created with this set. It seems each time I look at one of your cards I notice a new detail, like the tiny pearls on the embossed background. Thank you.

Vicky Schmidt
May 28, 2013
8:20 pm

your card is beautiful. Love the colors of the flag. The beautiful red bow just sets it off.

Betsy B.
May 29, 2013
11:38 am

Such a beautiful card, Becca! I’m the daughter of a veteran, and 8 of my uncles were also in the service. Your colors are so rich and vibrant, and I love the design of the card!

Renee L
May 29, 2013
1:32 pm

Stunningly perfect!
I love this more than words can say!

May 30, 2013
12:37 am

Love that clean white embossed background and the pleated star center!

May 31, 2013
6:42 pm

Absolutely stunning – love all the crisp colours set off by the scarlet ribbon!