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Friday, June 19, 2015

Patriot Gallery Glass - We love the Red, White and Blue

The reason flag colors are so popular in the summer is because all 3 summer holidays are about patriotism and being proud of our heritage. I love to make these flag plaques for the kids at the Children's hospital because I know that they will leave the painted project hanging in the window until school starts and it gets replaced with sports themes. The flag panels also make a great summer gift for older Americans who remember war times or had relatives who fought bravely for our country and the democratic principles that we support worldwide.
Even though the 4th is not yet here, we have to move ahead of the season a bit so that you can make the plaques and hang them or give them as gifts in advance of the holiday.

So here are 2 of my favorites. These are great July 4th designs because they are so traditional. Perfect for any holiday celebration--large or small. The colors are bright and cheerful, in the Uncle Sam's hat that is pictured above, I used Hologram Glitter for the whoosh's. The designs in this post are perfect for 4th of July picnics, Vacation Bible School projects and campground craft classes. They are timely and also very simple to do, so they can be done quickly and effectively in a group setting. It should only take each crafter 10 to 15 minutes, so the stations can turn over fast enough to keep the line moving.

To create these simple designs, simply right click on the image, then choose "open link in new window" which will bring it up on a window by itself. Then you can print it out on plain copier paper. If you are doing it on the 10" blank, you will need to enlarge the design to fit the blank. If you don't have the round blanks, you can do the hearts at the smaller size, duplicate them on the leading blank and mount them on the window as suncatchers. 

Gallery Glass Supplies:
Snow White 16002, Ruby Red 16015, 16011 Blue Diamond,  16442 Hologram Glitter, 16074 Black Liquid Leading.

1 comment:

  1. This says how patriotic you are in your nation. You design your window based in the design of your flag.You are very proud to your heritage and to your flag with these red, blue and white color.