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Kids, Carts, Candy, Corn, Sparklers and a Card for the 4th of July

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HAPPY 4TH OF JULY EVERYONE!  I had an extra long weekend and was able to get some stamping done at the trailer this weekend.  We headed up on Thursday, and I pulled out my stamps and got some creative time in before the family all converged for the weekend.  I had seen a new card technique last week, and I had to give it a try.  It's called Retiform, and Debbie Henderson introduced it to me on her blog last week, and she had a wonderful video here.  I could not wait to try my hand at it.  I made this card for a swap, and normally I would not share a swap card in advance, but I wanted to play along with a couple of challenges this weekend, and I only got a chance to work on this card, so I will share it on a couple sites that all called for RED, WHITE, AND BLUE projects. 
My card is not only red, white, and blue, but also a birthday card, so I will share at Seize the Birthday Color Q Challenge #297 had four colors, that I needed for my technique, but I substituted Real Red.  I …