I actually have this wonderful Creative Memories star punch that also embosses that my friend, Cyndi, gave me a while back. I love it. It does a regular 5 pointed star and then it does a cut out star that is embossed.
Here is my take on the sketch:
I'm entering this in the following Challenges:
Little Scrap Pieces: Use a Star
More than Favors: Wacky Wednesday #73 4th of July Theme
Paper Crafting Journey: Challenge - Feeling Krafty
By the way, my friend Donna sent me the following video the other day. It's of 2 girls and a boy (all siblings) singing The Star Spangled Banner a capella. It is amazing....I hope you enjoy it. It gave me goosebumps and brought a tear or two to my eye....