When I see a challenge with stars and stripes, the obvious is an American flag or something derived from it. As I live in NZ, American themes kinda don't work so I need to be a little more creative. Although this image relates to America, I have used different colourings for the stars and stripes:
I am entering this card into the following challenges:
Sweet Sketch Wednesday - Sketch 211
Shelly's Images - Stars and stripes and sparkle
Kaboodle Doodles - Pastel Colours
I have followed this sketch for this card:
The striped background papers are from my stash - had them for a long time and were from a scrapbooking paper pack. The image is from Shelly's Images and has been coloured with pastel coloured copic markers. The sparkly lace is from Sullivans. I have added a die cut star (using Spellbinders die) sparkled up with some Stickles - Waterfall.