Saturday, November 13, 2010

Operation Write Home Valentine Blog Hop!

close up of the sentiment
Welcome Bleeps (blog peeps!)
I hope you are having a good time so far on the Operation Write Home Valentine Blog Hop!!! If you came from Mari at Mari K. Creations blog then you are in the right spot!!!! Doesn't she have a beautiful blog?
 If you would like to start at the beginning, click here to take you there!!!
I used smooch and stickels....can you see the sparkle?

 We are now doing cards for Valentine's Day for our troops!!! I know it seems kinda weird, but the Christmas deadline has passed.... remember, it takes awhile to go though the whole process....so we want to make sure that the soldiers receive the cards in plenty of time to mail them out to loved ones, so have those Valentine's card turned in by Jan 7th!
blog candy!!!

I have a little blog candy for you for stopping by today!!! It's a Provo Craft Silent Eyelet Setter, plus some various other papercrafting supplies I'll throw in that you'll love!!! All you have to do is leave me a comment ....no need to follow or subscribe to win...although I would totally love it if you did!!! I love having new friends to visit me!!! ;) I will give this blog candy 2 weeks to close.....so, I will pick a winner using random.org on Sat. Nov. 27th (right after turkey day ;). That way peeps have plenty of time to get their comments in for their chance to win!!!
front view of card

Here is my Valentine's Day card for the blog hop. I made an easel card (my fave kinda card ;)....isn't this a darling image? It's from the Stampin' Up! IB&C....it's called Greeting Card Kids and has become one of my fave stamp sets too!!!! All supplies used is Stampin' Up!

side view of card

Now for another little surprise I have for you....not only the blog candy giveaway...but a chance to win any $20 stamp set or products from Stampin' Up!(from any catalog!!!) How, you ask? Well, let me just tell you a tad bit more....
Stampin' Up! is having a great promotion going on right now for those of you that would like to start your own business. It's 50% off the starter kit....plus FREE shipping!!! You can read more about it from this post here!!! Anyways, if anyone signs up under me before the deadline of Nov.30,2010 then I will personally give you $20 dollars in Stampin' Up! products OR a stamp set FREE!!! No worries if you live near or far, you can still join under me and live out of state! I love Stampin' Up!....and if you ever wanted to join and to teach others what you love ....then now is the perfect time!!! ;)

OK, your next stop on the blog hop is Melinda at Grammies Craft Room!! I know you will love her Valentine card....she has some lovely projects on her blog!!!
I will be gone most of the day today....so I'll have to check out everyone's blog later....it's my baby girls first dance recital....and guess what? One of the judges from "So You Think You Can Dance" will be there looking for some new talent!!! ;)

Oh,don't forget....you can go vote for OWH....they are one the finalists in the Joann's Craft for a Cause!!! You can vote daily too;)

Have fun visiting everyone's blogs during the Valentine's Day Blog Hop for OWH!!!!!Thanks for stopping by and have a great day;)

71 comments:

America said...

WOW- this is incredibly gorgeous. SO MUCH WORK, but sooooo worth it. I love it. tfs

Robin said...

beautiful card Holly
I love all the elements to it

Sarah said...

What an amazing card! You are a very talented lady!
Hugs
Sarah

njgramma said...

WOW Holley.. that is a truely beautiful card! Who ever receives it will very lucky :)

Mindy

Shabby Horse said...

Soooo impressive!!!! I love all the details and elements you've put on this. This is so neat!

Jan aka StampQn said...

Thanks for your support of OWH. Beautiful card with all those layers.

ThePurplePlace said...

Hi Holley,

I always enjoy your wonderful creations and this is another wonderful project! Thanks so much for sharing and being part of the HOP!

I wish I could have played too but Fibro makes it too hard for me to spend too much time on the computer, and sadly I have to miss out! Bummer!

I do LOVE being part of OWH and also love creating cards to send off to our Troops! It's an honor for me! Best Wishes!!

Hugs,
LISA

Shirley G said...

WOW, love, love, love, (did I tell I love it?) the card. I must try my hand at an easel card. Your card is very detailed and beautiful. Someone(s) will fighting over this card. :)

Sharon said...

That is absolutely gorgeous! Yet another technique to try. By the time I get done hopping today I'll have enough new things to try that it'll keep me busy for the next year! Thanks for sharing your talent!

Lisa said...

Our easel card is stunning! TFS :)

Joanne Travis said...

Absolutely gorgeous!!

Melissa said...

Gorgeous! Thanks for all you do for OWH!

I just became a follower!

Melissa
www.disneydreamerdesigns.blogspot.com

Rhonda Miller said...

What a great card. TFS.

Cleota said...

Spectacular! Your card took my breath away! Gorgeous!!

Julie said...

Awesome card, Holley! I knew you'd come up with something fabulous ;)

stefeni said...

Beautiful card! Everything about it is gorgeous.

spunkycrayon at yahoo dot com

Lesley from WI said...

Wow...your card is stunning. Love all the details.
lfuchs1 at wi. rr. com

Yvonne said...

WOW WOW WOW, What an amazing card! I love all of the elements. GREAT JOB!

Patrice said...

This is a stunning card WOW! A lot of work went into this one that is for sure :)

MomsBeenScrappin said...

WOW! This is a beautiful card - just lovely!
Doris
MomsBeenScrappin at yahoo dot com

Giselle said...

this card is absolutely beautiful!!!!!!!!!!!

Holly / InkPaperStamps said...

What a wonderful take on an easel card, Holley! So elaborate. . . . *sighs in envy*

K. Joy said...

Wow, wow, wow! :) That is one gorgeous card! I love the antique look, and the pretty ribbon and accents! It looks like you put a lot of work into this card! Thanks for sharing!!

Ruza said...

So much detail went into this card and it is SO beautiful!

dstandard said...

This is GORGEOUS!!! What fabulous details!

Shell said...

OH MY GOSH HOLLEY... you are AMAZING! Absolutely love the detail in your card. WOW...

Sherry Hickey said...

Hi Holley, congrats on another work of art! Your card is gorgeous, just a perfect gift in itself!

Yolanda said...

WOW! Another incredible card! Thanks for taking part in the hop.

Elin K. said...

This is a massive 'hop...but you have the best card yet! Congrats and thanks for sharing!

Attegirl said...

Oh that is just soooo beautiful!!! So many details... great work!

Cheryl said...

Thank card is a work of art. Thanks for sharing. Thanks for offering the Blog candy. LOVE it!!

Ann said...

Wow!! You are an amazing artist, that is an amazing card!!

grandmalee said...

You outdid yourself AGAIN!!! I knew your creation would be fabulous, and you didn't disappoint! I love all of your attention to detail & the love you put into every creation! FABULOUS!!!!

Seongsook Duncan said...

Beautiful! Thanks for sharing.

Paula said...

Another gorgeous easel card Holley. You have absolutely mastered them. They are truly "works of art"!

Courtney Johnston said...

Very cute thanks for sharing!


court122 at gmail dot com

Lori H. said...

What an amazing card! The Heroes are gonna be fighting over this one!!

Diane Clark-Sutton said...

Wow. That is an awesome card.

Gerda said...

i love that card!!!

Lisa said...

Wowza! Simply gorgeous!

Jennifer Rzasa said...

So much detail in your card, and I love the colors!

ourchangeofart@gmail.com

Operation Write Home said...

Holley your card is just WOW as always!!! Oh my. Beautiful!!!!

BobbisTreasure said...

Thanks for supporting OWH! Fun blog!
BobbisTreasure@aol.com

Dixie Cochran said...

Holley, your card is fantastic! The shading on the edges of all your images give the illusion they are convex! Just gorgeous! Thanks for hopping!

Samantha said...

Beautiful card Holley. I love all the little details. Just lovely. I totally want the heart border punch now!

Lillian Child said...

Thanks so much for sharing with us and it's so nice to meet a new crafter who is as passionate as I am about OWH (my husband is a decorated Vietnam veteran) and papercrafting. So nice to meet you! And please feel free to drop by my blog at http://lillianchild.blogspot.com/ sometime and say hi!

Hetty said...

Awsome card. So many deatails, absolutely FABULOUS!!

Raelynn said...

what a stunning card

Jean B in PA said...

Your card is just beautiful! If you need to find me, I'm at pearx2 at zoominternet dot net.

Nancy F. said...

What a beautiful card!! Someone's jaw is going to drop when they receive that!!

Lynn said...

Holly, that is an amazing card! It is so full of creativity it overfloweth!

Cindy's Card Co said...

Your cards are always so beautiful and elaborate. I'm stuck on the cutesy kind.

Karen Howard said...

Wow, stunning card! Hugs, Karen

Karen Howard said...

Wow, stunning card! Hugs, Karen

Ann said...

Amazing Card!!!

annjerryk at aol dot com

Paula said...

I really like your card. I am trying to do collages, but haven't mastered it. Mine look like a bunch of stuff put together. So thanks you for a wonderful example! Hopefully I am learning.

loyaz said...

What an awesome, awesome card. Some lucky person surely will be thrilled. TFS
DianeL
loyaz at wbhsi dot net
http://loyaz1.blogspot.com/

Heather Grow said...

I love red and brown together. I'm sure the recipient will feel all the love that you put into making this card.

Ashley said...

WOW this card is amazing...tfs :)

Jan Hunnicutt said...

Hi Holley, what a stunning card, I love it! Your blog candy sounds like fun too ;) I spent my day with 7 SU Demos yesterday having fun and they told me what a great time it would be to sign up again.

Disp6194 said...

Oh how much you work you put! It's so beautiful. I'm a new follower :) Thanks for the chance to win!

Meg Bean said...

What a stunning card! Absolutely beautiful!

~ Kendra ~ said...

WOW...what a beautiful card!!!

Penny said...

This card is gorgeous! It inspires me to do more to my cards! Everything about this card is awesome! Thanks for sharing!

SnowflakeDreams1 said...

Wow a very beautiful card. Thank you for sharing.

Cheryl said...

This is truly beautiful. God has surely blessed you.

Shelley said...

Holley, that is such a great card! The OWH hop was so big, I didn't get all the way through it. Glad I see yours now. Have a great day.
Shelley :)

Minta's Creations said...

Your card is gorgeous!
Thanks for the chance to win!
I'm your newest follower..
Would Love it for you to check out my blog.
Minta

mintab@gmail.com

http://mintascreations.blogspot.com/

crafty queen said...

This is absolutely beautiful!!!

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A Scrap Above said...

I just heard of the OWH blog and did the little VOTE thing.
I love your card, very pretty.
I am a new follower of your blog.
TFS and a chance to win
Bonnie C
http://ascrapabove.blogspot.com
ascrapabove(at)aol(dot)com

Elizabeth *^..^* said...

absolutely over the top!! amazing!