Saturday, May 24, 2014

Operation Write Home Memorial Day Blog Hop 2014


Hello Everyone!!!

I'm so happy you stopped by for Operation Write Home Memorial Day Blog Hop!!!

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You'll find a list of other participating blogs HERE!

What an awesome service Operation Write Home does for our service men and women!  If you haven't created cards for this fine cause, I hope you will consider doing so.  If you'd like to learn more about OWH, click HERE to go to their website.
 
I've created a very simple card to share today.....
 
 
 

.....with papers in dusty hues of red, white and blue.   The verse says "You are Awesome!". 
 
Happy Memorial Day weekend!!! 
 
Judy 
  • Supplies:
  • Cosmo Cricket – Summer Love 8 x 8 pad
  • Cream Card Stock
  • Baker’s Twine
  • Washi Tape
  • Button
  • Fun Stampers Journey – Little Big Greetings
  • Versafine Onyx Black
  • Spellbinders® S4-092 Stars 5
  • Spellbinders® Grand Calibur® machine
  • Foam Tape

86 comments:

Mary Jo said...

Judy thank you for the reminder about OWH. Think this may be a project to make some cards for a variety of occasions to send this summer.

Donna Cala said...

A great card!

Melanie Rozwood said...

I like the soft colors.

Debbie McNamee said...

This is a great card!! I love the combination of paper used to create such a soft effect!

Carmen O. said...

What a beautiful card. I love the colors and how you laid out the prints. Various prints together tend to intimidate me, but always look great when someone else puts them together...go figure. :) Well done!

Paper Therapy Ponderings said...

what a fun card love the design thanks for supporting OWH

Barb Housner

thescraptree said...

I love the paper combination you used on this card! They all compliment each other. I also love those those layered stars! -Kristal

thescraptree said...

I love the paper combination you used on this card! They all compliment each other. I also love those those layered stars! -Kristal

Amy Andrade said...

I love the combination of your papers and your CAS design. Very well done. I would love for you to check out my blog. I'm offering blog candy for followers. http://alllthingsbeautiful.blogspot.com

Amy Andrade said...

I love the combination of your papers and your CAS design. Very well done. I would love for you to check out my blog. I'm offering blog candy for followers. http://alllthingsbeautiful.blogspot.com

Leslie Hanna said...

I like your softer colors, too!

leslie (#20)

Sue D said...

Awesome card. I like the colors and patterns of paper you used and the stacked stars.

Tami B. said...

Very soft and pretty.

Lori Kobular said...

Love all the layers on your star!! Great card!!

sherry varga said...

Very nice card. I like your paper choices and layers.

Paula S. said...

The stacked star with the button center is so nice! Great paper choices too. Thanks for joining in on the hop and supporting OWH!

Betty: Reflections with Coffee said...

Will dig into my collection of Washi tapes. Thanks for reminding me.
Love the star in the corner of the paper combo.

Diane said...

Love the layered stars...great layout.

Deneen said...

What a lovely card, I love the clean feel to it and how you layered the stars.

Celeste Goff said...

I love the sweet simplicity of this card! Very pretty!

PatQ's Cards said...

Love how you layered the star. Your whole card is really nice.

Cherie said...

I like your take on the red/white/blue theme. Those stars with the twine are a perfect touch.

Donna Nuce said...

Love the papers you used on this card. The bold star really makes a great focal point. Have a great day and thanks for supporting OWH!

linda said...

love the way you pull the colors all together in the star/button embellishment. Really pretty!

Ms. Craftin-ista said...
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Ms. Craftin-ista said...

Totally digging the dusty hues.

Kathy said...

A card that is lovely in its simplicity! You've placed all the parts so well. Dusty RWB colors work too.

Jen R said...

I LIKE the colors with this card!!! Nice layers!

Sharon Cheng said...

Beautiful card. Your layout and use of paper is wonderful.

Verna Angerhofer said...

Love all the awesome papers on your card. Great layers and love the fiber and button treatment.

airbornewife said...

What a beautiful Patriotic card. thanks for sharing ~ Pam

Karen McAlpine said...

Love how you combined all the striped papers!

Karenladd said...

Adorable card with a great mix of the patterned papers!

Ruth G said...

Beautiful card! I love the soft colors you used! And the star is wonderful! Thanks so much for supporting OWH!

papermorsels said...

What a pretty card! I like how all the patterns work well together!

Kathy S said...

What great color mixing on your card. Thanks for hopping with OWH!

Lee Mae said...

Such a pretty card! Love the tone on tone papers combined with the diagonal stripe.

Valerie Doyle said...

Nice color combo!

byAnnette said...

Nice Card!
Really like the layered star!

Andrea T said...

I like your choice of papers for this card. TFS

Jessie said...

Love the papers on this card! Very CAS. Thanks for sharing!

Margaret said...

Love the different papers you used to create this card.

Barbara said...

pretty pretty paper

Tammy said...

Fabulous card, I love all of the papers and that layered star!

MissKayCreates said...

Nice variation on the traditional, bright colors that are usually expected on these kinds of cards.The star is a great accent, too!

Debbie Caldwell said...

very well done. Thank you for participating and raising awareness of Operation Write Home.

Patt H. said...

Love the colors & layout on this great card!

Kristie Goulet said...

I love the colors and clean card! I am now your 200th follower. :)

Patti J said...

I think your creation is awesome! Love the gradient shading of the blues - very pretty. Beautifully done - thank you for sharing!!!

Lisa said...

Really like those dusty hues and layered stars! Thanks for sharing :)

Kristie said...

Very pretty papers and what a perfect layout for your card. I love the layered star. Thanks for supporting OWH.

Jo Ann Usey said...

Love the CAS card - the stacked stars are really great here too.

Jodie Heuser said...

Wonderful card, great job!

Michele Smith said...

Lovely card ~ I especially love the layered star :-)

mariangel said...

love your card and the using of different colors than blue, red and white clever and cute

April Story said...

Love this card. I love the different hues of red, white and blue. And that little button is adorable.
April

Amy C. said...

This is a very pretty card! Simple is lovely!

Tammie said...

Nice card. Love the papers.

Rufus said...

Gorgeous papers! Thanks for supporting OWH.
R/

Cindy's Card Co said...

I love all the layers of the star. Very nice.

Rhonda Miller said...

This is great. I love the papers you used.

Shanta said...

lovely lovely cards!!!

Heather Thompson said...

very cute!!!

grandmato20 said...

your choice of papers is awesome!

Tammy Pope said...

Love the dusty hues of your papers. Really nice card! Thanks for sharing.

Linda said...

Love the "feel" of your card. It has a summer vibe! WTG!!!

Jackie Watson said...

Wonderful card, love the simple, soft feel of it.

WhoMom said...

What a lovely card, the soft colors are wonderful.

Ellen Smith said...

Great use of materials. I'm a sucker for stars and stripes. Super card.

Ann Marie said...

Love the Stars and Stripes! Your card is terrific!

Sybrina K said...

Love the dimensions and layers of that fab star!

Brenda Hugar said...

Love the colors you used and love the card. TFS

Michelle said...

Great card! Thank you!

coco said...

I love your card-- the combination of pattern papers in the various elements and layers are nicely coordinated.

Cheri said...

OMGee....I have seen so many awesome cards on this hop, and your's is right up there! I love the papers you used, so creative.

Waverunner said...

The soft faded colors speak to me of lazy summer days...great.

Lori said...

Fabulous card! Love your combination of pattern papers!

NJ Stamping Queen said...

I love your layered stars and variegated paper choice. Thanks for supporting OWH!
:) Marie

SHartl said...

Love the stripes and layered stars! You combined the papers in such a fun way!

Aimee said...

This is a sweet card - love the sentiment. I like how you used dusty hues of RW&B, rather than the traditional bright ones for the holdiay. Pretty layered star!

Becki with an i blog said...

I like the paper (ribbon, washi tape?) you used for the red stripe. Thanks for being a hop stop.

Diana N. said...

Great card! Thanks for being a blog hop stop!

BobbisTreasure said...

Love how you used the geometric elements! Thanks for supporting OWH!

Stacy B said...

This is great! I love the mix of patriotic colors with some no traditional ones. Great job.

Patricia H. said...

I like the soft colors you used, and the layered star is super! I also had to grin because we used the same sketch, although yours is a mirror-image of it. :)

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