Monday, May 3, 2010

Operation Write Home Card Making Event

Good Day Everyone!

Today I am posting two of the cards (designed by me) that we will be making at the Operation Write Home Card Making Event sponsored by Suzanne Everett on May 22, 2010. Click on her name to go to her blog for more info. Sounds like lots of fun. And there will be prizes too!!! Plus, we get to make cards that will go to our heroes overseas. The service personnel love getting the cards. Check out the Hero Blog and read some of their emails to OWH. The messages are really inspiring!
Okay, so back to the cards.

Here is the materials list:
Of The Earth Set
Three Little Words Set
Baja Breeze CS
White CS
Inks: Baja Breeze
Polka Dot embossing folder
Light Blue Ribbon
Pink Giga Square punch

This card is very simple and easy. A good design for making multiples. Just stamp the bird image and cut out. Layer it with CS in a coordinating color or the same color as ink - I used a punch to punch out this piece. Emboss a piece of white CS and layer on a 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 card. Add some ribbon and stamp a sentiment. This design works well with any color.

The second card has a few more steps but is still pretty quick to make.

Materials list:

Bloomin’ Beautiful Set
Vintage Labels Set (Happy Birthday)
White CS
Brocade Blue CS
Inks: Brocade Blue, Always Artichoke
Pattern 1 Texture Plate
3 Blue Brads

Make the card from White CS. Run a piece of White CS through the Cuttlebug and the Texture plate. Stamp the flower on this piece using two ink colors. Cut to size and layer with Brocade Blue CS. Add this piece to the White Card and add three brads.

It is a beautiful day in Dearborn, Michigan. I better get going. I have to mow the lawn today.

Hope everyone is having a super day!



  1. These are so so pretty! What a wonderful cause, my hubby is active duty air force and whenever we know someone over there I always send a bunch of cards with a care package..they really appreciate it!! Thanks so much for joining us on the WhimsyHaven Hop!!

  2. These are beautiful....but the first one really appeals to me. Simple, easy, wonderful color! Good for you to help with this event. I haven't done one of those for while!

  3. Great cards Karen for a wonderful cause!


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