Saturday, May 25, 2013

OWH Memorial Day Weekend Blog Hop


Welcome to my stop in the Operation Write Home Memorial Day Weekend BlogHop. I hope you are all getting some great inspiration today. For my card, I used OWH sketch #88 and some cute Doodlebug paper.


paper - Doodlebug - Stars & Stripes
stamp - Paper Smooches
circle die cuts - Spellbinders
star banner die cut - Paper Smooches
Pearl Pen - Viva Decor
Versafine ink

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Thanks for visiting my blog today and have fun Hopping! 



148 comments:

  1. Thanks for the adorable patriotic card - I haven't used that sketch before, and will definitely try it. I love the circle to bring out the message as the focal point. So perfectly executed! Thanks for sharing.

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  2. Very colorful and what nice paper.

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  3. I love the sweet simplicity of this card. The paper works well together. Well done:)

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  4. LOVE! Those are awesome papers and are whimsical enough for the PS stamp. I really like that star banner die and I haven't seen it before. :)

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  5. Wonderful patriotic card. I love the way you used the sketch. The circle and star banner really pop the "thank you".

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  6. Loving your take on the sketch.

    hugs,
    M.E.

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  7. The bold colors and sentiment make this a great card.

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  8. Hi Kristie!
    LOVE the rounded corners and the way you added your own style to this sketch! Beautiful!
    Blessings,
    Antoinette

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  9. Your card is so bright and cheerful. Will have to try this sketch.

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  10. This is Great! I love how you used the sketch. (Amy A. #118)

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  11. I think the simple basic design of this card. Took the sketch and made a great card for OWH.

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  12. what a happy card! I am sending out my first box of cards this weekend, can't wait. Knowing they gave a hero a few minutes of happiness is great.

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  13. Very cheerful card, the person who receives it will smile, I did

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  14. I just love Paper Smooches sentiments...they are so much fun! I too love the rounded corners, they make the card so unique.

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  15. Absolutely great use of my new fave paper from Doodlebug and wonderful blending of the dies--really like this card.

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  16. This is adorable and I love your Paper Smooches “Thanks” Kristie the stars are beautiful with the light plaid.

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  17. Adorable! Love all the rounded corners!

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  18. great card for OWH, your papers go very well together... stars & plaid

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  19. Great choice of sketch fun shape and your colors are perfect!!

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  20. Clear, crisp, patriotic. Wonderful interpretation of the sketch.

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  21. I always love red, white and blue for our hero's so appropriate. TFS

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  22. I like your rounded corner version of the sketch, really changes look of it. The PS stamp adds to the fun look of the card.

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  23. Love the layers and mix of patterns!

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  24. Fabulous card! Lovely use of colors and stars.

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  25. Very patriotic and bright and cheery.
    thanks for sharing.

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  26. This is neat. Those are great papers.

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  27. Bright, bold and beautiful. Fabulous job!

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  28. I love all of those rounded corners! And I recognize that paper. I'm going to be using it for the 3 Any Hero cards I've committed to do this weekend. Wonderful card, Kristie!

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  29. Fantastic use of papers & patterns!
    Hummer Hugs,
    Misty
    http://delitefulsuds.blogspot.com/
    hummingbird204 at comcast dot net

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  30. I love the rounded corners you chose because they really soften the look of this sketch. Thanks for sharing.

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  31. Great patriotic Thank You. Thanks for supporting OWH and our Heroes!
    R/

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  32. I love bright cards - and so patriotic - great use of the sketch - thanks for sharing and supporting OWH

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  33. I loved your 6x6 tutorial - i utlized it yesterday and created 24 Hero cards for my OWH box this month.

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  34. You can't go wrong with red, white and blue...this is a great way to use these papers. Thanks for sharing.

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  35. Love the patriotic card, perfect for one of our heroes! Lovely work.

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  36. Perfectly patriotic with the stars and colors! :) And thank you for sharing your 6x6" paper tutorial. I have tons of 6x6 pads and have never used up a single one. I better get on that.

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  37. What a perfect sketch for your Thank You card. I really like the paper you chose!

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  38. Great sketch - love what you did with it!

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  39. Nice clean lines for this patriotic card!!! I like the effect.

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  40. Wow! Love the various layers and that nice pattern paper goes so well with all the colors you chose for your layers. Great design too.

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  41. I like that you added the circle to the sketch.

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  42. Really nice patriotic card. Great colors and details. Very nice!!

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  43. Very nice card!
    I love your rounded edges on the separate pieces
    I'm really liking that font on the sentiment too!

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  44. What a fun card so sweet.

    reflections:0)

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  45. That circle in the center is a wonderful addition to this sketch. It breaks up all those lines and makes the sentiment even more prominent. Thanks for your participation in the OWH Blog Hop!

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  46. Perfect use of the sketch, and I love the addition of the circle! Your sentiment stamp is so pretty.
    Beth F. OWH #114

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  47. Very patriotic and fun looking card.

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  48. Great card Kristie, I really like the background paper you used.

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  49. super card ....I like that sketch will have to try it out now that i have seen what you did with it ...

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  50. I like your choice of dp and the sketch worked out great. That bold sentiment is just the ticket. TFS!

    Come and see what I've done lately!
    kren@
    http://afourthlife.blogspot.com

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  51. Great patriotic card. Love the papers and colors. This is a nice sketch also.

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  52. Very well done patriotic card. I like what you did with sketch very much. Great going.

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  53. Such a bold look. It is so wonderful.

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  54. Beautifully done. Love the colors and how you rounded the corners of your mats. Thank you for sharing your talent with us today! ~ Marilyn

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  55. What a wonderful card! You used that sketch so well. Have a great weekend! And thanks for supporting OWL.

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  56. Lovely card, Kristie, love all your red, white and blue papers, wonderful card for our troups! TFS your card with me and the men and women serving who protect our freedom every day! Have a wonderful weekend. #133

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  57. What a great mix of papers and perfect for OWL. Great job!

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  58. Great use of the papers and the sketch. I never tried Sketch 88, but I sure want to now! Thanks for sharing.

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  59. Love when I see patterned paper used in the background - nice job.

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  60. Love the way you layered the papers.

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  61. Love the layers on your card! And the papers you used.

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  62. Awesome card--love the rounded edges and your rocked that pearl pen!

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  63. This is a great interpretation of the sketch! Your sentiment pops. And, the pearl pen accents are perfect!

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  64. This card really pops. You did a great job on it.

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  65. Cute, cute card! I love the sentiment in a circle!

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  66. Lovely starry-filled goodness! What a great interpretation of the sketch, Kristie!
    Sandy, OWH Exec. Dir.

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  67. So bright and colorful...love these papers. Thanks so much for sharing!

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  68. So bright and cheerful... makes me smile!

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  69. Darling card - love the bright colors and all the stars!

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  70. Sweet card! I love the plaid background paper! Very patriotic! TFS!

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  71. I love the dp! What a unique layout! Will have to try!

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  72. Great patriotic thank you card! I like the rounded corners you added to spin the sketch.

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  73. Fabulous card, Kristie! I love the rounded corners. You rock!

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  74. Great take on the sketch! Beautiful card...thanks for sharing!

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  75. I like the star border ad the brightness of this patriotic card; TFS!

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  76. Love everyones use of stars!
    shanasewing@yahoo.com

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  77. I love the plaid background paper. Great use of sketch.

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  78. Love the papers and all the layers on this card!

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  79. Great card, I love the stars papers with the plaid.

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  80. Love the bright blue and red. I like how you layered the pieces also. Nicely done. Thank you for sharing!

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  81. Great papers and layers make a really cute card!

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  82. Love your take on the sketch, the wonderful papers and that big THANKS!

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  83. I love the use of the color and of how you layered them. Good job.

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  84. Great job love the stars and stripes theme

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  85. Love the patriotic papers on your wonderful card!

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  86. Stunning! Love your papers. What a great take on the sketch too.

    Linda

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  87. Goodness...another sketch I've never used! Thanks for sharing your card....I love it and the design is right up my alley, so I'll be adding that sketch to my "idea bank"! thanks

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  88. This card in all of it's red, white and blue glory is right up my alley! Great job Kristie! Thanks for joining in the hop and supporting Operation Write Home.

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  89. Cute card and perfect paper for the hop! Can't go wrong with red, white and blue with stars. :)

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  90. Great bright cheerful colors, love how the addition of the white circle makes the sentiment pop! Great focal point! TFS!

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  91. The perfect red/white/blue card

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  92. Love the sketch and want to try it. Love your colors....so patriotic!

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  93. How super cute is this card?!? Love the sentiment stamp...it really goes with the pattern papers you used!!

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  94. I love the stamp and the pattern papers you used on this card :)
    Thank you for sharing and supporting OWH!

    Amanda :)
    www.ajsdigishoppe.com

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  95. great card-love the patriotic look

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  96. Fantastic patriotic card, I love your beautiful papers!

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  97. Great idea, adding the circle for your sentiment! I really like that paper and super job with the pearl pen!

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  98. Great use of the sketch for such a patriotic card.

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  99. Super-fun card! And thanks for the 6x6 pad tutorial. I live by it! (leslie #113)

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  100. This design is cheery and still relays the feeling of gratitude. Sort of a thanks with a smile attitude! TFS.

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  101. Great patriotic card.
    thank you for sharing.

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  102. I love the plaid background on your awesome card. The pearl pen dots are a nice touch and the I really like all the different shaped layers. Great job! TFS

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  103. Your card is wonderful for the hop! (I am still hopping!) Love all your details and just came together!

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  104. Sweet and simple -- lots of wow! The "thanks" style is just right, too. :)

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  105. Kristie - your patterns and colors are perfect together!!

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  106. This is such a bright and cheerful page. Wonderful job with the sketch :)

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  107. Such a beautiful card. I love the font on the sentiment. Had to go and buy the OWH set. April

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  108. TFS and supporting OWH. Great use of papers for a red, white and blue palette.

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  109. This is my favorite card so far! I love the papers and I love the sketch!!

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  110. Gorgeous! Love the papers, and how you used the R/W/B colors together! TFS!

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  111. Love the plaid paper! Cute patriotic card. Thanks for your support of OWH.

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  112. your card is adorable!! and your take on the sketch is totally smart!

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  113. What a fun patriotic card...love the star prints

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  114. Oh!!!! SUPERFUN papers and the brightest colors of red and blue! TFS!

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  115. Cute card. Love the papers and sketch you used.

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  116. Great patriotic thank you card.

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  117. I really like the sketch you chose, too ! The dot details at the top and bottom of the panel really finish it off. Thanks for the inspiration and making cards for our heroes !

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  118. Looks so simple and sweet. :)

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  119. So pretty. Your layers are wonderful. Thanks for joining in on the hop.

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  120. FAB patriotic card! I just love the patterned paper! Thanks for sharing for this amazing cause! God Bless America!

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  121. great papers, wonderful sketch--I like that all the edges were rounded. Beautiful card--thanks for sharing!
    :) Marie

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  122. Love the POP of the - definitely one to case

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  123. Such a cute card. Love that bar of stars!!!

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  124. Super-cute! I would have never thought to do the sketch that way! LOVE it! :)

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  125. Beautiful card Kristie! I love the paper you used. And the sketch is awesome. I'm going to try this one! Also, I'm finally following your blog. :) See you soon!

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  126. This is a cute card. The background card with it's RW&B plaid lines is very pretty.

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  127. More lovely patriotic cards, how we love our heros!
    I know it might be past the weekend here in the UK, but I wanted to support a good cause.
    "Like the ivy and the wall, together we stand, united we fall".

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  128. Love your style! Thanks for sharing!

    ptucker6 at cox dot net

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  129. Great card and excellent nail on the sketch and making it your own! Someone will love to get this card for sure!

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  130. Cool design of the card. You did a great job on it.

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  131. Super cute, Kristie! Love those rounded corners!

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