Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Operation Write Home and Perfect Paper Crafting Blog Hop!!!


Hello!  Welcome to Operation Write Home (OWH) and Perfect Paper Crafting blog hop!  OWH is a wonderful organization that collects blank handmade cards for the military to send to their loved ones.  They have special requirements about what can go on the cards so if you'd like to join in and send in a few cards, click here for their blog and click the links for more info.

For this hop, Perfect Paper Crafting will be offering a $50 gift certificate to one lucky person who finishes the hop and comments on each blog listed below.  You can comment until Sunday, September 29th.  Good luck!

Here is the Blog Hop list.  If you get lost along the way, you can always head back to the start at OWH HERE.


Here is the card I created using one of the many sketches you can find on the OWH blog.  There are so many, I had a hard time deciding!


I used this cute stamp from Wild Rose Studio called Bella with Daisy.  The sentiment is also from Wild Rose Studio and is a simple Thinking of You sentiment.  I used my Perfect Layers rulers to create the thin yellow mats and make a cheery card.  Even with these mats and layers, this card is a standard A2 card and not too thick to send through the mail with regular postage.

Here is a close up of Bella.  I actually had this image stamped and colored for a while and didn't know what kind of card I wanted to make.  I think she is perfect for this hop!

The next person on this hop is Julie!

Hope you enjoy the hop!  Thanks so much for stopping by!



57 comments:

Sandy said...

So cute, Eva! And with yellow being my favorite color, there's never anything wrong with yellow layers :) :) :) Perfect! Thanks for hopping with OWH!

madamewong said...

How sweet is this elephant? Squee worthy.

Patti J said...

Eva, this is adorable! Love the image, the coloring, the sketch, and your wonderful straight mats!!! Thanks for sharing - fun skipping with you today!

Diane Loughrey said...

Love the elephant he is so adorable. Almost looks like he is sad and happy at the same time. Great coloring job.

1CardCreator said...

What a sweet card, I love the papers and the colors, so cheerful! What a fun hop! ~Diane

Nancy Keller said...

Hi Eva! Oh, I love your cheerful colors and that cute cute little elephant! This looks like a great card for our heroes to send home to their favorite kiddo. I just know that someone special will love it!

Anita said...

Eva, your card is absolutely adorable. Fabulous coloring and that image is just the cutest!

Rachel Parys said...

What an adorable elephant! I love animal images, but I'm not always the best at coloring them! lol! This is super cute!

Diane said...

That elephant is to dang cute! I like way you made the clouds, too! The yellow border gives the card perfect unison.

Cheryl Claycomb Anderegg said...

Such an adorable card. Perfect choice of colors, and your coloring is fabulous! TFS!

Debbie Caldwell said...

Oh my goodness that elephant is adorable, what a great card for anyone to receive. The colors are so bright and cheerful. Thanks for participating in the blog.

Leigh S-B - The Sharpie Domino Queen said...

What a beautiful card! The image is darling with wonderful colouring and love the layering!

Creations by Shirl said...

This card makes me smile..

Vicky Scheiber said...

LOVE LOVE LOVE this card...it instantly brought a smile to my face. Bella stamps are so cute. Love the clouds and colors and straight lines. Thank you!

Handmade Cuties said...

Sweet card Eva! I'll check out the link. Enjoy your day.

Julie said...

Adorable card, Eva! Just beautiful job on your coloring and I love the yellow! Thanks so much for participating in our skip today and for your support of OWH!

Carol S said...

That stamp is adorable! Super cute card!

Melissa T. said...

Happy little elephant! Wonderful card with those yellow layers that make it look so fresh. :)

Tami B. said...

I absolutely love Wild Rose Studios Bella & Pickles stamps. Don't have any yet, but hopefully some day. Your card is wonderful.

Dixie Cochran said...

Awwww. That's the cutest elephant ever!! Love this card!

Paula S. said...

Oh my goodness what a cute image and such fabulous coloring. Look at those clouds!! The thin, simple layers add such a beautiful finishing detail too. Thanks for supporting OWH and joining in today's skip!

Colleen said...

OH MY HECK, Bella is so cute! Great job on the coloring too. The colors for the card are just right for her!

Lezlye Lauterbach said...

Adorable! I have a thing for Daisies too! Great card! Happy to be in the line up with you!

Karen said...

So cute. Thank you for sharing

coco said...

SOOO cute! Somebody's going to send one extremely adorable card! Love

md said...

like the colors and happy elephant!

Helen Strahan said...

waaaay toooo cute !

Kathy said...

Oh, my, Bella is just too darn cute! Wonderful job of coloring and the choice of papers is great. Love the tiny little layers on your card. Thanks for sharing.

Marsha said...

Adorable. Beautiful coloring.

Christi Conley said...

Bella is adorable and your coloring is brilliant :)

Iris said...

Cute little elephant and flower.
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Directmailscrapper said...

Cards just don't get any cuter than this one! I love it!

Denice said...

Such a sweet card...love your coloring and those clouds are beyond gorgeous!!!

Angie said...

That is a super sweet card. It made me smile!

JoAnn said...

Your card is adorable. Love that sweet image and your fabulous coloring.

Bert B said...

Sweet! such a bright and cheery card!

Rufus said...

Oh my Bella is just the cutest thing! And your coloring of her is superb. Fantastic card and perfect for OWH. Thanks for supporting OWH and our Heroes!
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lindaplus3 said...

Cute, cute cute cute cute... I love it,,,, such a cherry happy card :)

Lynn said...

Great card! It's refreshing and so darn sweet it makes my teeth ache. LOL! Thanks for sharing your excellent work.

Mary Locke said...

So sweet and cute. Love the colors!

Jeanette (Forest Ranger) said...

awwwwww.... this is such a sweet card!

Sherry Butcher said...

Wonderful, I Love the image, the coloring, the sketch, and your straight mats. Thanks.

AmyS said...

Love this adorable card, the thin layers really pull things together. Wonderful!

Patricia Meadows said...

So cute love the image. Thinking some kid would really love this card. I would love this card. Makes you smile! Thanks

FitXmom said...

Super sweet card! Love the coloring and design!

Cheryl said...

Awww, super cute bella! Lovely card

Kristie Maynard said...

Oh is that cute or what?! Love the little elephant, very nicely done card! TFS!

WhoMom said...

Bella is adorable!!! You've done a wonderful coloring job and the layers are super.

Jan Mougel said...

Bella is so super adorable, I really love this stamp. You did an awesome job on coloring. Thank you for sharing Bella on this hop.

Sue D said...

What a sweet card and I like the colors.

rscholz said...

Cute card. Love how you colored it. Thanks for sharing.

byAnnette said...

Cheery Card is Right!
Love Bella! and the colors you chose!
The layers make the card look so finished & complete!

Laurie B. said...

fantastic coloring, love that image

Lori said...

Adorable! I love your coloring!

BobbisTreasure said...

Great color combination. Te yellow and blue layers make a really cheery card!

Unknown said...

Cute elephant. From Laura Pervier

Larelle-Susanne Thoms said...

love love the little elephant, super cute, great share doing the blog skip~ thanks for supporting the armed forced, my husband and son are deployed to Afghanistan and Daughter in AF to Korea, WHEN THEY GET MAIL THEY ALL LIGHT UP, just knowing they are not forgotten and appreciated. SO THANK YOU ~ Hugs Larelle-Susanne