Kite Card for Operation Write Home’s Midweek Throwdown: Go Fly A Kite!

Hi all,

Operation Write Home requested we make a card with a kite for their Midweek Throwdown: Go Fly A Kite!  I thought this cute bird flying a kite was perfect for it.  I used the cut and print feature of my Cameo to cut the design.  I added lots of additional color with Tombow dual brush pens.  I also added some glimmer with Glossy Accents.  The card is an A2 size .  I printed the sentiment using my computer.

Please consider making cards for this great organization.  The soldiers also enjoy getting any hero mail.

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Operation Write Home Midweek Challenge Celebrate Friendship

Hi,
I hope everyone is having a great week. It is hard to believe October is almost over.

This week OWH has challenged us to make friendship cards for our troops to send home.

I made this card using the Country Life Cricut cartridge. I cut the little pig and hen at 4 inches. I added liquid pearls to the pig , hen and sun for dimension.  I also used glossy accents. The paper for the background is from the cricut celebrations paper pack. The ticket stamp is a Close to My Heart stamp and the little tag and sentiment is from teeny tag sentiments by  My Creative Time. The finished card measures 5.50 by 4.25.

I love to get feedback, so please feel free to leave a comment.

Operation Write Home Blog Hop

I made these cards for Operation Write Home’s blog hop. We were to use a winter theme to make cards that our heroes could use to send home to their love ones.  The first one is made using  Close to My Heart winter sentiment and snowflakes from the Cricut Art Philosophy cartridge. I used liquid pearls to decorate the snowflakes and the ink was one of Megan’s little juicy stamp pads from Above Rubbies Studio.  I love the way the colors match. I added a little stickles to the bottom snowflake and popped up the sentiment and center snowflake to add demension.

The second card was made using the same cartridge and stamp set.  Only this time I used the OWH sketch 139 as my inspiration.  The pattern paper is from Recollections.  I used the liquid pearls again to add demension and sparkle and popped up the center snowflake.

I hope you are enjoying the card hop. Please consider joining us in making cards for our heroes. It is our way of saying thankyou and letting them know we care.  Feel free to leave a comment. I love reading them.

Visit  to our blog, Stars and Stamps:

http://operationwritehome.org/starsandstamps

or for this hop’s post go to

http://wp.me/p2kUr6-2bxp

Owl always love you trifold card

Trifold card

Inside of card

Hi,
I made this trifold card for Operation Write Home. It is a trifold card. I also used
my cricut cartridge Tags, Bags, Boxes and more 2, to make the little envelope inside so I could include note paper. The paper is from Recollections, the owl is a sticker I got a Walmart.

OWH sketch challenge 139

I made this card for Operation Write Home

OWH sketch challenge #139

Owl always love you

sketch challenge #139. I used cricut cartridge Elegant Edges for the background cut and for the sentiment tag. The paper is from Recollections fall pack.

Operation Write Home’s VCMP challenge

OWH    Operation Write Home’s VCMP‘s next  challenge is to make a card with a snowflake theme but not Christmas.  This theme was selected by Cindy’s Card Co blog.  I used my cricut and paper from my stash to make this card.  I hope you enjoy it!!  Fun thinking of snow when the air conditioning is on. LOL

VCMP for OWH, ODBD challenge #1

ODBD challenge #1 for OWHI made this card for Operation Write Home’s Labor Day hop.  ODBD is sponsoring our first challenge.  We were to make a card with an encouraging sentiment.  I love making cards for OWH and encourage you to join us in this very rewarding endeavor.  Helping our troops stay in touch with their  love ones is one way of saying thankyou for all they do.

For this card I used the Martha Stwewart butterfly stamp. The sentiment is an Inkadinkado stamp.  I love this sentiment.

I hope everyone has a wonderful Labor Day weekend.  Enjoy the three days off.  I know I am.

Moxie Fab World Card Design Handbook Focal Challenge

I am submitting this card in the Moxie Fab World Card Design Handbook focal challenge.
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Patriotic Thinking of You card for Operation Write Home

I used the cricut Stand and Salute cartridge to make Patriotic Thinking  of You cards for Operation Write Home.  I also made several with a female soldier. They requested cards with Patriotic themes and general sentiments that can be used for love, thinking of you, congratulations, miss you etc.  These cards can be used for all of those.

Card for OWH challenge

This is a card I made for the OWH sketch 134 challenge.  I am putting this card in my box to OWH along with about 60 other cards.

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