Saturday, May 28, 2011

OWH Memorial Day Blog Hop

 
WELCOME! So happy to have you visit! If you have come from Susan's blog, sbartist: painting in the dark, you are in the right place! If not, go to the badge above and click on it to go to the very beginning of our Operation Write Home Memorial Day Blog Hop.This day we remember with compassion those who have died serving their country and keeping us free.


I wanted this card I created to be special for the blog hop, so it is a little more "fussy" than I usually would design and make. Here are highlights: The metallic gold paper is "Good as Gold" from Gina K Designs. The embossed background is done with a Stampin Up embossing folder called Victorian Wallpaper. To give it very subtle shadows, I applied metallic gold ink to the inside of the folder with a brayer before running it through my Big Shot. The flowers are made from a Spellbinders die cut called "Posy" sold through Heartfelt Creations. The punched leaves are sprayed with pearl Glitter Mist. The sentiment is gold embossed using Just Rite's Hugs to You set. I think that about covers it, but if you have any questions, please feel free to email me!

Hope you are having fun!!! Next on our hop is the very talented 
Lisa at Paper Grace Designs.

Blessings,

69 comments:

  1. Wow! What a gorgeous card. The recipient will most definitely feel missed.

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  2. beautiful card - elegant too!

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  3. Very very pretty.
    TFS,
    Redonna
    rleckie911@gmail.com

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  4. Louise,
    I absolutely lOVE your paper flowers! What a stunning card! Blessings!

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  5. Super elegant!
    Hummer Hugs,
    Misty
    http://deliteful-gifts.blogspot.com/
    hummingbird204 at comcast dot net

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  6. Just getting around to visiting you here on this huge blog, but had to return your visit to me earlier.
    Your work on this card is absolutely fabulous and a favorite of all I've seen so far. Great job in putting it together as it was a lot of effort and shows. Thanks for sharing and visiting me as well with such kind words.

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  7. so very elegant and beautiful. love those flowers!

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  8. Beautiful! I love the white and gold color combo. It's very elegant.

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  9. What an elegant card. Love the flowers. TFS!

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  10. absolutely beautiful! sure to make someone very happy!

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  11. What a lovely card. The flowers are gorgeous. Thanks for supporting OWH!

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  12. Beautiful card :) Have a great weekend :)

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  13. Wow!! Gorgeous card! There is love in all the detail. Happy Hopping!

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  14. Wow. Great card!! love the bling. Very romantic card.

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  15. Oh, what an amazing card! This is just gorgeous!

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  16. Very elegant! The paper flowers are fantastic!

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  17. This is gorgeous. I just love all the gold colors and those flowers are fabulous. TFS.

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  18. Louise this is a BEAUTIFUL card! Happy hopping and have a great Memorial Day weekend!

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  19. How very elegant! I'm sure this card will be received with cries of amazement. :)

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  20. Your card is beautiful & elegant! I love cards taht focus on the sentiment.



    --Cheryl--

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  21. It's absolutely lovely, Louise!! I love what you did with the embossed part too. TFS I am going to look for that posy die set too!

    On a different note:
    I noticed that the Followers thumbnails have been missing for quite a while now. I reported it and you can too here: http://www.google.com/support/forum/p/blogger/ask?ln=0271191b4249689a&hl=en

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  22. Very elegant card. Attention to detail makes it stunning. Thank you for sharing on the blop hop.

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  23. Ooooh la la! Such a beautiful and elegant card!

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  24. WOW- what a pretty, elegant card! Thanks for sharing!!

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  25. Beautiful card! Have a wonderful weekend.

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  26. Wowie zowie--this is beautifully elegant and classy.

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  27. That is so very beautiful!
    Thank you for sharing

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  28. Everything about this card is just marvelous Louise. You've outdone yourself once again! :) Thanks for supporting OWH and hopping this weekend.

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  29. Your card is just absolutely beautiful. I have a developing interest in sentiment only cards, and your card is certainly an inspiration to make some and really decorate the card. I love that posy die cut too and your flowers came out fabulous.

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  30. What a special card! So elegant! Love the simplicity of the colors!

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  31. How elegant--this card is destined to be an heirloom, no doubt!

    Thanks for pointing out how you used the metallic ink; I'd love to try that subtle technique. . . .

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  32. Wonderful missing you card! Thanks for sharing and joining in the bloghop! Hugs, Karen

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  33. that card is beautiful!
    thank you for sharing it with us on the hop

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  34. BEAUTIFUL card Louise! I love the gold and the embossing and that frame and those flowers and and and and :) Thank you for sharing! This card is going on my list of ones to try to case!!!!

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  35. What a delightful card! And I am now a follower of your blog. So very nice to meet you!

    This is one hop I look forward to EVERY year and I sincerely appreciate your participation. My husband is a decorated Vietnam veteran and it's such a pleasure to honor those men and women serving our country in whatever capacity. Our heartfelt thanks go out to them AND to their families at home. Happy Memorial Day!

    http://lillianchild.blogspot.com

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  36. This card is very elegant and I really like the flowers!

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  37. Beautiful card, Louise! I love that embossed gold sentiment - that's a lovely stamp. Happy Hopping!

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  38. What an elegant card, love it. I'm going to try incorporating glitter mist in my designs. TFS!
    lflinesatcomcastdotnet

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  40. Every little detail is exquisite. I know it will be treasured by the recipient. Thanks for joining the hop!

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  41. This is so beautiful and elegant. Love the flowers. Oh... I love it. Thanks for sharing.

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  42. Gorgeous card! It's obvious that you put a lot of love into it. Good work.

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  43. Wow, what a gorgeous card. Love all the flowers and embellies.

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  44. Oh, so pretty and elegant! Love it!
    Hugs,
    Dee

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  45. Wow! Your cards is beautiful. It will make a wonderful gift to a loved one.

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  46. This is one the the most beautiful cards I have seen!!! You did a splendid job!

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  47. Love your elegant and beautiful card!!!;)

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  48. beautiful card. I love the way you embossed the background and love the flowers.

    jonder at frontier dot com

    http://julianaspapercrafts.blogspot.com/

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  49. Very sophisticated and elegant. Someone will feel very special and loved.
    sharon l
    sharon dot lemon @ sbcglobal dot net

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  50. This is a big WOW of a card.You do beautiful work!

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  51. elegant flowers and I see yesterday's was another - thanx for the inspiration!
    - SueB of Blondin Blogs
    sue dot blondin at gmail dot com

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  52. beutiful card!! Love the Victorian feel!!

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  53. Everything about this is so beautifully done, Lisa. I love the framed sentiment with the pretty floral spray on the side.
    Joanne Travis
    (Sleepy In Seattle)

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  54. Gorgeous flowers, gorgeous design, GORGEOUS card!! :)

    Thanks so much for sharing your card and supporting OWH!! :)

    Amy :) at www.lovetocrop.com
    and Decorate To Celebrate! Challenge Blog ($50 GIVEAWAY going on NOW!!)
    scrapbookingwithamy (at) gmail (dot) com

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  55. Beautiful card! thanks for sharing

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  56. Hi Louise, I'm slow catching up but I made a note to come back and tell you how beautiful your card is. It has an elegance to it, yet the warmth of nature. Your cards are always lovely. Hope you had a good weekend.

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  57. GORGEOUS card!! love glimmer mist, don't you?

    Happy Memorial day!
    Susan

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  58. Wow! This card is so beautiful! Love the Gold accents and the dimensional flowers. Great job!
    Lisa H.
    lisastuf.blogspot.com

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