Saturday, May 26, 2012

OWH Memorial Day Blog Hop

Hello!  It's time for the Operation Write Home (OWH) Memorial Day Blog Hop!  I would like to say a quick THANK YOU to all that are currently serving or have served their country--you ROCK.  I've used sketch # 8 for this card.
Recipe:
Core'dinations cardstock from the Vintage Collection in Bloom and Ruby

Cuttlebug embossing folders:  stars, stripes (from the Retro Kitchen set), swiss dot

MS All Occasion Cake Cricut cart - star @ 2", 1"

DMC floss #B5200, pop dots to add dimension to the white star.  Sentiment is a sticker from Doodlebug.

Thanks for stopping by today :-)  Have a great Memorial day!  Click on the Eagle at the top to go back to the list of blogs participating in this hop....

41 comments:

  1. This is beautiful. Love the papers and sketch you used.

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  2. Cindy,

    Great card! I love the colors -- they are so rich. And your use of the different embossing folders adds so much texture! TFS!!!

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  3. Gorgeous card, love all the texture.

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  4. Fabulous card! Thanks for reminding me about this sketch. I love the diagonal background, it's so striking and the distressed embossed stars are wonderful. Love it! Thanks for joining in the Memorial Day hop and for supporting OWH.

    Paula S.
    OWH Blog Team

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  5. Hi Cindy! REALLY love this card, the star, the button, and the sentiment's placement! Gorgeous!
    Blessings!

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  6. Love the card and sentiment! This is one of my favorite sketches.

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  7. Love what you did with this sketch. Great sanding on the stars.

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  8. Great card! I pinned it! Thanks for Hopping with us today!

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  9. Great card. Love all the embossing. Thanks for hoppin. craftycolonel.blogspot.com

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  10. Love how core looks when embossed and sanded. Great card!

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  11. Awesome card-- I love the sanded embossing and the stacked stars look great :)

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  12. Love the look of the core color coming out. This is one of my go-to layouts. Thanks for your participation in the hop and support of the troops.

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  13. Very patriotic card! I love the sketch - I'm going to have to go check out sketch #8! Thanks for playing along.

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  14. Awesome card! I love the layered star with the button detail!

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  15. I love patriotic cards, and this one is a winner! So many neat elements!

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  16. this is a great patriotic card and I love the embossing on it, thanks for sharing

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  17. Striking. Happy Memorial Day weekend. Hugs

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  18. Super card! I love love love me some red white and blue! Thanks so much for hopping with us!!!

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  19. Another stunning creation you have to show us. You are going to keep me very busy in My CASE files. Great job!

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  20. What gorgeous textures in your patriotic card. Well done!

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  21. Love the diagonal cut of the background! Very patriotic!

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  22. I love this card. I like the diagonal design. Nice stars too!

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  23. Wonderful card! Love the grundgy look of the embossed stars! Thanks for supporting OWH!

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  24. so love the embossed stars and stripes! thanks for supporting OWH!

    SuzAnn
    OWH Board

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  25. The embossing and distressing on your card is superb. I need to get that embossing folder now. ;)

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  26. Holy cow, this is stunning!! Love the embossing and distressing. That layered star is the perfect touch.

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  27. LOVE IT!!! CAS and sensational! Well done with the sketch.

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  28. Beautiful with the embossing and the stars. I like how you did you bow under the button

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  29. Very darling! There is so much to love about this card. I appreciate your attention to detail. Love it!

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  30. Wonderful Any Hero card using one of my favorite sketches! I love the embossing and the slightly distressed look of the papers. The star looks terrific as the centerpiece too.

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  31. Great idea to use 2 papers diagonally. I always love the embossed look and the sentiment says it all!!

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  32. Cindy, I love your patriotic card. You did a great job with those embossing folders. It is one of my favorite sketches. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  33. Wonderful card--I like the embossing folders you used.

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  34. Wonderful textures! I love to sand myself! Way to go!!!!

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  35. I like the swiss dots embossing on the star. Thanks for supporting OWH.

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  36. I have the stars embossing folder. Thanks for showing me how I can use it! In fact I liked all the dry embossing you did. Very elegant looking card!

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  37. Great card, the split colors make it super striking!

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