Friday, May 24, 2013

OWH Memorial Day Hop - Thank You!


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I hope you are finding great inspiration on this Operation Write Home Memorial Day Weekend Blog Hop.

Here is my card:

White and blue papers are embossed with the Cuttlebug Thank You embossing folder, and pieced to be match.   Sentiment from Fiskars. 

My card is based on Operation Write Home Sketch #8:


What is a blog hop without candy?!?
Leave a comment (with a way to contact you) for a chance to win a Stampin' Up Carved and Candlelit wood mounted stamp set.  And I would love for you join the fun by following my blog!

Now go make some cards for our heroes!!

135 comments:

  1. Bobbi, CAS, stylish and beautiful. I love that design and the center circle really pops. Enjoy your weekend.

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  2. Very beautiful, I always love to see red white and blue cards all put together. Nice circle sentiment.

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  3. Awesome! Love the embossing! CAS and fabulous. :)

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  4. I love CAS cards. Yours is awesome.

    hugs,
    M.E.

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  5. Hi Bobbi! CAS spectacular! Love the embossing with this sketch!
    Blessings,
    Antoinette

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  6. The embossed background and the bold sentiment make this a great card.

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  7. This is a classy looking card. I love that you embossed the background to go with the stamp.

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  8. I love the simple cards. The embossed background give it the right amount of detail.

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  9. Love the embossing, nice job

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  10. Great CAS card. The embossing makes it perfect.

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  11. Great embossing folder and perfect for these Thank You cards. Thanks for joining in the hop today, I always like seeing your creations.

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  12. Love this one and the embossing is beautiful with the center stamp!

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  13. very nice CAS, embossing is always a hit

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  14. Fabulous embossing- what a great way to add detail to a card without making it too thick. rlovew1976 at yahoo.com

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  15. Love the CAS design & how the embossing adds just the perfect amount of oomph.

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  16. I'm loving the two color embossing. Time to go CASE your card since I have almost all the same supplies!

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  17. Your card looks so professional. It looks like it came from someone Super important (you). The recipient is going to feel really special. TFS

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  18. Nice Card!
    Especially like the embossed "Thank You" background!

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  19. Love this! Such a simple yet jump out at you card. Someone is going to love this!

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  20. WOW - another great idea to use stuff i already own - love the embossing 2 tone technique - will be CASE - thanks for sharing and supporting OWH

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  21. Love the embossed gratitude background. Thanks for supporting OWH and for sharing your lovely card.

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  22. Your card is very patriotic. I love the dry embossing! Great job!

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  23. I really like this sketch and the embossing...I need to get that folder. Very nice thanks for sharing and supporting OWH

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  24. I like the way you did the pressure embossing and the layout...thinking of my stuff and how to imitate!!!

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  25. Love your card. Great layout and love all the embossed background for the focal image.

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  26. Love that cut. I never seem to be able to match it up just right. Nice touch with the embossing too.
    Hummer Hugs,
    Misty
    http://delitefulsuds.blogspot.com/
    hummingbird204 at comcast dot net

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  27. Your card is very very nice indeed. So patriotic with the red, white and blue. Great job.

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  28. Really great card nice job...

    reflections:0)

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  29. Great use of the sketch! I love the embossed background!
    Beth F. OWH #114
    bfiscus AT nntc DOT net

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  30. So crisp and clean. The embossed background adds a wonderful texture, too. Thanks for your participation in the OWH Blog Hop!

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  31. Great CAS card. I like the embossing you did on it. Just perfect.

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  32. Love this sketch. It has a flag feel, very patriotic (Amy A. #118)

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  33. I love those circle sentiments--great card--like the dry emboss too

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  34. Very nice card - simple, elegant and easy to do!

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  35. I love the impact of the embossing. It really adds to the card, reinforcing the message. Very clean and simple but with a lot of WOW!

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  36. Bobbi, love your card but especially the embossed background. I love embossing! TFS and have a fabulous weekend.

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  37. Love how you split the embossed paper.

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  38. I really like how you embossed the red and blue papers together. And your sentiment really stands out. Nicely done! Thank you for sharing with us today! ~ Marilyn songofml at aol dot com

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  39. Simple, striking and beautiful. Love the embossing.

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  40. Hi, Bobbi. Love what you did with that background. You're always coming up with such original uses for your folders. :)

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  41. I love your card. These sketches are so great.

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  42. Great card==love the embossing and the halves it created! Great idea!

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  43. A very formal card. Love it.

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  44. love the embossing! I am sending a bunch of cards along with the one I made for the hop.

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  45. Simple and gorgeous - the embossing really takes the stage!
    Sandy, OWH Exec. Dir.

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  46. Love the embossing with the punch out center. TFS

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  47. Great idea with the embossed background - love it!

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  48. Beautiful simple crisp card...thanks so much for sharing!

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  49. I love your CAS card! I think I will be CASEing this one!

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  50. Love that you did a CAS card in red, white and blue! Perfect for this occasion! BEAUTIFUL! TFS! Love the Stampin' Up! stamps also. macaskillbarbara at yahoo.com Thanks for a chance to get some goodies too!

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  51. Love the diagonal cut bg. Great card!

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  52. What a sharp, patriotic, CAS card.

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  53. Now, why didn't I think of that? Great card! Love that you used the thanks embossing folder! I have that, and never gave it a thought! You rock :-) thanks for sharing!

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  54. Nice CAS card; TFS and the chance to win!
    RBBRRMQN at YAHOO dot COM

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  55. I really like the clean look of your card as well as the red/white/blue. Great idea matching the white and blue embossed papers. cherie23694 at gmail dot com

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  56. Great card! CAS and perfectly executed!

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  57. What a powerful CA card. Great job with the sketch and embossing. Way to go!

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  58. What a great, clean, masculine card.

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  59. Awesome card, I love the embossing!

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  60. I like how you matched up the embossed sections

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  61. Love how you pieced the paper together. I love the Fiskars sentiment also. The colors are vibrant and sharp. Nicely done. Thank you for sharing! dodge3670atAOLdotCOM

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  62. I like the card, nice and clean. Not to mention, you are actually making two cards are once, which is great.

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  63. I love the embossing on the paper. I'm working furiously on Any Hero Cards, for a drive.

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  64. Who doesn't love a red white and blue card. Its great!!!

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  65. Hi Bobbi! The embossing folder adds nice detail and texture to this CAS design. This makes a nice Any Hero card design. I like this sketch a lot and don't use it nearly enough. Thanks for joining in the hop and supporting Operation Write Home!

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  66. This is such a great design! The embossing adds such nice detail without overpowering the card! Fabulous card!

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  67. Great card! I've seen that sketch but never had an idea how to use it. Yours is great! Love how you dry embossed, then pieced the two sides together to match up! plus, I have that same circular thank you stamp! thanks for the inspiration!

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  68. Whow great job in matching. Great cas card. Thanks. Charlsie

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  69. Red, white, blue and simple! What more could you ask for? Love it.

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  70. love how simple...so well done!

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  71. Love red/white/blue and the embossing adds great texture.

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  72. Professional-looking card! Beautiful.

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  73. Fantastic patriotic card Bobbi, love the embossing!

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  74. I love the embossing on the card :)
    Thank you for sharing and supporting OWH!

    Amanda :)
    www.ajsdigishoppe.com

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  75. love the card and the embossing

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  76. What a fun idea to emboss the background pieces! (leslie #113)

    PS: Please leave my name out of the drawing, thanks.

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  77. you can't go wrong with RW&B...love the embossing!!!
    I have joined your blog, thanks for chance to win. Hope you will join mine also:
    www.pennywardink.com
    penny.ward@zoho.com
    #16 on the hop

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  78. I have not tried this sketch yet and I really appreciate the inspiration. Kudos on getting the cut right to match the pieces together. I would waste so much paper trying to do that. Yes, I'm paper trimmer challenged. LOL Thanks for sharing!

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  79. Wow... first I thought you put both of cut pieces and ran it through the embossing folder. You did such a precise job. This is a great AnyHero card. Thanks for shaing.

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  80. I love how you pieced the embossed papers. Great card.

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  81. This is so nice. I like the clean cuts and basic colors. You can never go wrong with red, white and blue!

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  82. Clean and simple but striking! nice job

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  83. Nice thank you stamp. Thank you forsharing.

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  84. very patriotic, thanks for sharing.
    linda patti tpatti@windstream.net

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  85. Love the embossing and the colors are so patriotic.

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  86. I love the embossing! I love patriotic cards.

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  87. I love the traditional red white and blue but the embossed background makes this card spectacular! I have always been a fan of round sentiments. They just seem to go so well on any card design. Thanks for sharing ~

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  88. I really like the background. I never thought of piecing the embossed backgrounds. Great idea. Now if I can just remember to try it. I have so many ideas swirling around in my head from the blog hop.

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  89. Great minds - I used the same folder and technique on my card ! Thanks for sharing your patriotic CAS thank you card and for making cards for our heroes.

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  90. I just have to say Love your CAS card! It has so much impact! No blog candy for me had downsize my craft space. So let someone else enjoy!

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  91. Wow, how perfectly executed this is! Great use of the embossed background - subtle, but the diagonal really gives it a pop. Happy Memorial Day weekend!

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  92. very cute card. Love the embossing folder and colors!

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  93. I've always loved this particular sketch. Great job on your card.

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  94. The simple design is really set off by the embossed background. Very nice.

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  95. Love your CAS card in patriotic colors. That embossing folder is perfect for the card! New follower here!

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  96. I love the two tone embossed background. Very clever.
    April

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  97. I love the embossing folder and the different colors! Thank you for the chance at the eye candy. I am a new follower!

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  98. Great CAS card Bobbie! Thanks for your support of OWH.

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  99. love the texture you added to the card with the embossing. totally elevates the card!

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  100. What a fun idea to emboss two colors and match up the embossed part of the papers! Very fun card! TFS and thanks for offering blog candy! Yummy!
    Birdofparadise73@gmail.com

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  101. I love the look with the dry embossed pieces in contrasting colors! I will be trying that soon--it goes so nicely with the sketch you chose! Thanks for the offer of blog candy--mflayer at comcast dot net Happy Memorial Day weekend!
    :) Marie (OWH #119)

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  102. I like how you used this embossing folder and sketch.
    slrdowney at hotmail dot com

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  103. Great embossed and patriotic card...love the use of the sketch.

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  104. Great job...The embossing adds so much...Lots of visual pop! tfs!!!

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  105. Great card. Love the embossing in the back.

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  106. Hi Bobbi: Your card reminds me of the color block trend that is big in the clothing industry right now. Very classy looking! Happy Memorial Day! Carol (kiddlescarol at yahoo dot com) :)

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  107. Beautiful card. The embossing is wonderful. Thanks for joining in on the hop.

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  108. OMGoodness this card really pops! Love the design and color choice! Thanks so much for sharing for this great cause!

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  109. Great card! Clean and simple yet elegant and beautiful!

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  110. Wonderful CAS card and great take on the sketch.

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  111. I can do that thanks for sharing

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  112. CAS, CAS, baby! Love how simple this is, and very reproducible! :)

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  113. Great card, nice texture. TFS and supporting OWH.

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  114. Great job rocking that sketch! I don't think I could of ever gotten those two pieces to line up together. LOL

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  115. cool card! LOVE the embossing!

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  116. Simple and very effective love the embossing.
    It might be after the weekend here in the UK, but I just wanted to support such a good cause.
    "Like the ivy and the wall, together we stand united we fall"

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  117. Great card! Love how you used the 2-embossed cardstock and matched them up! Awesome job! TFS!

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  118. I like the sketch you chose, and of course the patriotic red, white, & blue colors are perfect for this holiday weekend! NJ!

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  119. Love your style! Thanks for sharing!

    ptucker6 at cox dot net

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  120. You nailed it! :) Thanks so much for sharing. :) Love it

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  121. Your card is wonderful. I'm starting to think I need an embosser to play with. The simplicity of your card is very appealing.
    Thank you for sharing.
    Lyn

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  122. So cute love the card. I need to pull out my embossing folders now.

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  123. Great card, it almost looks nautical! Love the clean approach you took for this sketch!

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  124. Great sketch for a CAS card! Beautiful! I struggle with CAS but I haven't tried this sketch!

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