Last week, Britt came out with a kit called "Made in America". Take a peek:
I went back and forth on whether I should purchase it, and I bit the bullet and bought it this morning! So many possibilities! Not only can you do Fourth of July layouts, but picnics, Memorial Day, Labor Day, Veteran's Day, Americana, etc. I created a layout of Cocoa titled "American Girl" (click link for full credits). Here it is:
I checked out a new tutorial this morning on shadows... not quite sure I grasped the concept, but I'm trying. See how I tried to make the sparkler pop off the page? Not sure I was successful. I'll keep working at it though!
If you're interested in some freebies, check out Britt's blog and use her products to enter in your show off!