Saturday, May 24, 2014

OWH Memorial Day Hop!

Hi everyone!!  I'm excited to be joining in on the Operation Write Hope Memorial Day Bloghop for the first time!!  Thank you so much to the men and women that serve/have served our country and the sacrifices you make every day.
For my first card I chose sketch #29:
  
Here is my version:
I love this super cute Party Koala image for the birthday theme.  It was a lot of fun to use the red white and blue theme on this card.  I went around the inside lines of the Koala with my Copic W1 and the outisde with my B000 copic.  I added Glossy Accents to the balloons and White Opal Liquid Pearls to the dots on the party hat.

For my second card I used sketch #9:

Here is my version:
As soon as I saw this Kitschy Kitchen set I had to have it, it is going to make so many fun love cards for our heroes!  These salt and pepper shaker and the sentiment are my favorite from the set.

I hope you are enjoying the hop, thanks so much for joining us!!

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73 comments:

  1. These are darling!! Love the little dog!!

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  2. So cute! I love the embossing, the critter and the sequins on the first card and the cute stamp/sentiment combo and the amazing job of layering on the second.

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  3. Both cards are sweet but the party dog is super special. Love your finishing touches..they add so much to a card.

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  4. These are precious! I like the simplicity.

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  5. Just awesome cards! So clean and nice.

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  6. Two awesome cards...the first is particularly stunning! Love the pops of colors and all the details! WTG!!!

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  7. That koala card is super darling! Love the patriotic colors, and those sequins!!

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  8. I love both, but especially the first. I would never have thought to use white on white with an embossed piece as one element of the sketch. The RWB coloring just pops, and the koala bear is so cute!

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  9. What precious cards! I love the sweetness and whimsy of them!

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  10. Both cards are so sweet and of course, coming from you so well done. So glad you are an OWH supporter.

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  11. Great card and thanks for supporting OWH!

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  12. Both these cards are wonderful. Such great attention to detail. Great job.

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  13. The little koala is adorable. Just enough pop of color against the white background.

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  14. Love all the white with the birthday card, it really makes the red and blues jump out! Love the texturing and layering!

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  15. That koala bear is adorable. I love all the white space around him. Excellent work.
    April

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  16. Adorable images and great coloring - Thanks for participating in the OWH Blog Hop.

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  17. That Party Koala is so cute. You did a great job coloring the balloons. Love how you accented with the sequins too!

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  18. I like both of your cards, but that koala is priceless! Great job on just the right touch of color. All of that white really makes the red and blue pop.

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  19. Those are such great cards but I really smiled when I saw the Party Koala card. So fun!

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  20. What a cutie that Party Koala is! Love the pops of red and blue and those sequins. I love the way the small images are contained in the second card's layout. Very cool use of the die for the crosspiece.

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  21. What a cute image! I also like the sequins, it make the card pop.

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  22. Like all the layering on the second card, it's really cute!

    Love how you colored the koala, adding just a little of the red & blue as accents. Embossed panel is a great textural element.

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  23. Fabulous cards Lori! I love that image on your fist card and the added sequins!

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  24. Cute cute party koala! Love the coloring...makes me want to party:)

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  25. Omg, what fun to see your beautiful cards! Awesome touches of color and embossing on the Koala bear card. So glad you joined the hop; enjoy!

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  26. I love that little Koala! So at kin' cute!

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  27. Oh my! That Koala is adorable and I really like the way you used just a piece of the white-on-white embossing. Great idea, and the sequins add a perfect finishing touch. Thanks for joining in the hop and supporting OWH!

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  28. Love the white on white on your first card. So elegant.

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  29. Both cards are just adorable! The Koala is my favorite! Have a great day and thanks for your support of OWH!

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  30. Which card is cuter? Well I certainly can't decide - love them BOTH!!!!!!

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  31. HAHA..THE CRITTER IS SUPER CUTE.

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  32. Two adorable cards! Love the little party koala!

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  33. Really nice cards. The party koala is adorably sweet. I like how clean and simple it looks.

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  34. Two awesome cards! That little koala is just adorable and I love the clean look of white on white. It really makes the red and blue pop. And that salt and pepper set is so fun.

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  35. Love 'em both! The Kola is just so darn cute and the S & P card is just plain FUN! Thanks for supporting OWH.
    R/

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  36. What a cute koala bear and the salt and pepper pun is adorable. Lovely, lovely cards!

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  37. Cute, cute, cute! Thanks for sharing your fabulous cards. The koala is so fun and the sequins are so festive on that card! :)

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  38. Whimsical and so much fun! Love these, Lorie! Thanks for sharing :)

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  39. Darling cards! Love that cute koala!

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  40. Big Smile on my face, I love both of these...Clean and Simple and perfect.

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  41. So cute! Love the embossing & gems on the 1st one and the salt/pepper shakers with that sentiment if awesome! Thanks for sharing

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  42. What an adorable koala! Love the punny salt & pepper card too!

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  43. What a cute card, the koala is adorable.

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  44. CuTiE-pAtOoTiEs!!! I love that there is no sentiment on your first card-- the image, the design says it all! And the alternating colors on your die cuts in your 2nd card are nicely done.

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  45. The Party Koala is such a cutie! I love all of your cards!

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  46. Wonderful cards, love the koala!

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  47. Great use of this sketch and choice of white on white with the patriotic accents. Thanks for the idea.

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  48. Two great cards! So glad you joined the hop this year. Thank you for making cards for our troops.

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  49. Your cards are super-sweet and lots of fun! Just my style!

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  50. Love these cards, Lori. Especially the party bear! Good to see you my friend!

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  51. That koala stamp is so adorable! And I love the S&P shakers too. Both great red, white & blue cards!

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  52. What a cute Koala. I love both cards.

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  53. Love the texture layer you added - really adds alot to the card! Thanks for being a hop stop.

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  54. great texture and layering> LOVE the 3 sequins :)

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  55. Love the party koala and the S and P with that sentiment are great!

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  56. Goodness...your koala card is just too cute! Thanks for sharing.

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  57. Cute koala card--I like the sequins. Very fun salt and pepper shaker card

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  58. Both cards are super cute...but I am liking the first a bit more...I have not seen that Koala before and think I want him! :)

    He is a great example of just dabs of color on a white bkgrd...terrific

    Thanks for making and sharing!

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  59. i love them both! Cute koala and great "bling" on #1, and especially like the embossed part instead of an additional panel. #2 is darling--so cute with those hearts and the outlines within the larger rectangle.

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  60. Love both of your cards! Great use of dry embossing to add texture on half of your first card.

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  61. Love, love, love these cards! The doggie is adorable! Thank you!

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  62. The koala card is very cute. I like that the card is simple white and the way you added the blue and red.

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  63. Adorable! That party dog is "to die for", but I also like the S&P one, too. TFS

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  64. I like the salt and Pepper card

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  65. Love how you partially textured the white layer in the first card. Great idea!! Thanks for supporting OWH!

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  66. Both cards are adorable but the koala is just so cute! Love the sequins on the first and the hearts on the second.

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  67. Adorable cards...just love that little koala!

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  68. You've stepped out of the typical patriotic theme of using red, white and blue with these two fun cards! I especially love the white-on-white with the embossing on the koala birthday card.

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  69. Love the layout for the first one and the embossed piece!

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Thank you so much for visiting and taking the time to share your thoughts with me!!