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Saturday, October 1, 2011

OWH World Card Making Day Blog Hop

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It’s a fabulous day for a blog hop, especially when it is for a great cause like Operation Write Home (OWH). I am thrilled that you have found your way to my blog. If you just happened upon the blog hop and would like to start at the beginning, click on the “Start the hop” button above. If you are interested in finding out more about the OWH organization or how you can donate cards, you can find their blog HERE.
For my cards I used an image designed specially for this hop by Melissa Jenkins of Meljen’s Designs. I tried to keep them relatively flat so that they would be easy to mail. On the inside, I attached an additional flap of paper so that they will have additional room to write a letter. (I got that idea from some one on a previous OWH blog hop.)

I’m not going to make you read through a long blog post. I know you have a lot of blogs to stop at today. If you like the image I used on my cards, make sure you hop by the Meljen’s Designs blog hop post to download this digital freebie.

Thank you for hopping by!

Supplies:

  • Stamps: Roger the Army Reindeer (digital stamp) by Meljen’s Designs, Holiday Wishes by Papertrey
  • Inks: Stampin’ Up Real Red
  • Papers & CS: Neenah Crest solar white CS, Stampin’ Up Real Red CS, Stampin’ Up Dashing DP
  • Tools: Sewing machine, Stampin’ Up edge punch, Copic markers
  • Embellishments: Old Olive ribbon, white cotton crochet thread, misc. button

40 comments:

Doreen said...

What a gorgeous card,love the colours and the image.xxx

Pam said...

Thank you for the freebie! I love the color combo!

JenN. said...

That is a great image. Nice job coloring.

Pat (mspfd) said...

Oh my goodness, Cheryl! What a fabulous new image. It couldn't be more perfect and you really brought it to life with your wonderful coloring and design.

adele holcomb said...

Cute image, and the stitching around the edges is a great finishing touch.

Paper Therapy Ponderings said...

that is a cute image - I will go check it out . fun cards.

thanks for supporting OWH

Barb Housner

Amanda said...

Cute card - I love the reindeer :) Thank you for sharing :)

Manda :)
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Lori B said...

Thank you for the digi, it is so cute!

K. Joy said...

Oh this is way too cute! Love the reindeer in his army hat. :) I'll head over to Meljen's and pick it up!! I really love your layout too, I may have to CASE you, if that's ok! ;) Thanks for sharing!!

Paper Love said...

What perfect cards! Such a great stamp. :)

Lauren, Paper Love
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Fabrizio said...

Utterly adorable digi reindeer ! Card is super cute

Crafty Cre8tions said...

How nice she made this digital freebie!!

You've colored it so great too!! Love the camo helmet!

I've just gotten home and hope I can make ONE card on World Cardmaking Day!!!

Maria

Laurie said...

Roger is so cute. One of these days I'm going to have to take a coloring class. I see all these wonderful stamps and just dream about being able to create something so gorgeous! Thanks for sharing!

Nichole said...

Cute card. I love the stitching.

Nonna3 said...

I am completely new to Digital Stamps, but your lovely example has really made me want to find out more! Thanks for sharing!

Jan Hunnicutt said...

I LOVE digital stamps too :) they are so easy to store and fun to make any size I wish and I only have to buy the ones I like not the entire set.

Your card is just darling, beautiful coloring and clean layout. Someone's gonna love this when they receive it!

Thanks so much for the link to be able to have this cutie as our very own too!

wannabcre8tive said...

Your card is so cute. A nice layout, I especially like the ribbon with the button.

Riet said...

So beautiful Cheryl,I love the image and the colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

Michelle said...

Great card! I love all the details -- the ribbon and button, the stitching, the scalloped border. Wonderful!

Kathryn said...

Thanks for the tip on the digi. I'll be downloading that shortly. Love your button treatment on this card. :)

Nancy Keller said...

Oh wow! Thank you for the link! I do love MelJen's! Your cards are super cute! That border punch to the side adds such a nice touch!

Bridget Larsen said...

absolutely cute will visit the link you shared

Rufus said...

I ran right over and scooped Roger, like he was going to get away! Now I'm back to say thanks! thanks for supporting OWH, thanks for pointing the way to this adorable reindeer, and thanks for a great example of how to color him!
R/

Tameko said...

Beautiful cards. Nice coloring, and design.

Julie said...

Beautiful card, Cheryl! I love the stitching and the striped paper, and of course the cute digi!

Nancy M said...

Aaww, what a cute card!! TFS and for the digi!!

KellyRae said...

Fabulous card and thanks for the free digi!

Donna Jannuzzi said...

This card is absolutely adorable! That little reindeer is so cute and I really like all the little details of your card.

Linda said...

Perfect coloring! The button placement is perfect! TFS!!!

Jen said...

Gorgeous, Cheryl! I love the stitching!

Paula S. said...

Wonderful coloring work on this sweet MelJen's image! He is so cute and you did a terrific job coordinating the paper and embellishments. Great work!Thanks for joining in the hop and supporting Operation Write Home.

My Need 2 Craft said...

I just love this digi. I love how you used it in your cards. Very pretty. :)

Cindy O said...

Very nice design. Love all the textures and stripes.

Kristen :-) said...

Oh wow is that digi cute!!! Your coloring complements the wonderful paper you chose as well! Thanks for sharing! :-)

Jennipher Lowery said...

Well this is just too cute! You did a great job with this fun image. Love those festive colors.

Ann said...

What a great card! I'm not sure it gets much cuter than that reindeer!

StampTramps said...

Love it! I especially like the choice of paper and how the little edges of red really pop.

Karin said...

Such an adorable card! I love his little hat :) Thanks for pointing us to the freebie as well!

whoistracy said...

What an adorable image!! And I LOVE that this card is going for such a great cause. Your coloring always makes me drool. LOL

Kehkshan said...

It like the color combination :) and thr digi too...
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