Saturday, May 28, 2011

Stars and Stamps Memorial Day Weekend Blog Hop


Happy Memorial Weekend and thanks for stopping by my blog on your journey through the OWH Memorial Day Weekend Blog Hop.   I used OWH Sketch #69 to create this card, the sketch has become one of my favorites.  The color combo is so fitting for Memorial Day Weekend.  Have a great holiday weekend with your friends and family and don't forget to include our troops past and present in your prayers. 



Card Recipe:

Sketch:  OWH Stars and Stamps Sketch #69
Stamp: Recollections
Paper: Card Stock Stampin Up Cherry Cobbler and Whisper White, K and Company Americana
Ink: Stampin Up Real Red
Other: Scallop Circle Punch, Circle Punches, 1/4" Grosgrain Ribbon, Paper Crimper, Dimensionals, Stick-on Brads, Sticky Strip and Elmer's Tape Runner

Thanks for stopping by.  Your next stop will be at Megan's blog.

Enjoy!!



CJ

73 comments:

Julie said...

Yay! A sketch card! And a super cute one, too! Happy Hopping!

Jennifer Scull said...

really cute card! I used the same paper! how funny!
have a great weekend! :)

~Antoinette (inspired stamps) said...

Your card is stunning! I absolutely love the design and color choices!!
Blessings!

Dawn said...

Hee Heee...I used this paper to, I love k&co.

love the card, it's really nice!

AllisonG said...

I love the sketch you used. I just did a bunch of patriotic cards for OWH for Independence Day and used the same sketch.

Misty said...

Great use of that sketch!
Hummer Hugs,
Misty
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Jan Hunnicutt said...

I love your card CJ, you did a beautiful job with this sketch and the patterned paper is one of my favorites! Happy hopping and have a nice Memorial Day Weekend!

Jen said...

Awesome card! I love the paper crimping, what a fab idea!

helloholley said...

oooohhhh.....love this....awesome job!!! Happy Hoppin'

Brandy and Andie said...

I like the simplicity, yet beauty of this card.

...Darlene said...

CJ,
This is a nice classic sketch. I like the R W & B as well as the Christmas version in the post below. Thank you for sharing.

Jenn J said...

Love the style!

K said...

great sketch... beautiful paper choices... great card! i'll be CASing!

Yolanda said...

This is such a great sketch. I really like your layered ribbon.

Becca Whitham said...

Your paper choice and card design make the background look like firecrackers. I love that!!

sandy said...

I'm the first to comment?? How can that be? Your card is great!! I love the colors and the sketch!!

Rhonda Miller said...

I love your card. TFS.

Trish said...

Awesome card, the muted colors are perfect. I think I have that same paper.

Yvonne said...

Your card is stunning!
~Yvonne
OneCreativeMomma.blogspot.com

Pat Q said...

I love the card and the great patriotic colors.

One Scrappy Gal said...

Great design. I love this card. I may have to scraplift the idea!

Teen2Step said...

Love the patriotic theme of your card, as well as the miss you medalion and ribbon. very nice.

KellyRae said...

Love the layout, especially the diagonal stripes on your background.

Sylvia said...

Lovely card. Have a great weekend.

Velda said...

Love that paper. Great colors.

Cindy's Card Co said...

very nicely done

Scrapacat said...

Gorgeous! I love the layout of this card, too.

Leslie said...

Love this card. It is wonderful in its simplicity, but your layered ribbon and brads pull it all together. I really like this look.

Anonymous said...

Love you card. Thanks for sharing.

Cheryl said...

Fabulous card! I love the design.



--Cheryl--

Lee Mae said...

Beautiful card, gotta love those OWH sketches! I really like the patterned paper I never thought about using another pattern other than floral, but the stripe looks great. I will be borrowing your idea! :)

Nancy M said...

Beautiful and striking! Thanks for sharing.

Anita said...

Beautiful card!

grandmalee said...

I love that you used the OWH sketch for this bloghop card! What a fabulous choice of papers to really show off the "Miss You" sentiment! Love all of the little extras, too!

Meg Bean said...

I really love your card! That is a really great sketch to use - but the colors and patterned paper you chose really make it stand out!

Amanda said...

Cute card! I love the paper you used. Hope you have a great Memorial Day Weekend :)

Paula S. said...

Very nice card! I think I need to attempt this sketch again and CASE the way you've done it. The layering really adds a lof of dimension. Thanks for hopping with OWH this weekend!

Shell said...

Very patriotic. Love it.

leslierahye said...

pretty card! I like the layout of this card!

Alaine said...

Really like the card layout here!

Samantha said...

Oh my goodness I love the paper! I also really like how you crimped the blue paper behind the ribbon! It looks amazing!

Susan said...

great card. love the use of panels

Linda said...

Great use of the sketch! Love the pearls!

Nancy Keller said...

I love this! The diagonal stripes look fantastic in that layout! Thank you for sharing!

Operation Write Home said...

Great card for the sketch and the hop - love it!!!

Sandi said...

I love this card it is very cute! I love the ribbon and sentiment also!

Louise Fox said...

Very cute card and great use of color and DPs for this sketch! Great card. Blessings

Cynthia B. said...

I do like your take on the sketch here! Great job with this patriotic card. Love the crimped border - I don't think I've ever taken mine out for a project!

Dixie Cochran said...

That's my kind of card! I love everything about it! The sentiment is the center of the show!

Sharon said...

Love your use of the patriotic paper on this card. Very cute.

Just A Pac Rat said...

Wonderful card, such great colors! TFS in the HOP

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Juliana T said...

very nice card. I love the paper you used and the ribbon.

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Anonymous said...

Nice! One of my favorties so far!

Laura

Lady Fair said...

Awesome card, I love the three panels! I'm going to case this, but for a birthday themed card.
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The Stamper's Touch said...

Gorgeous!!!! I love the papers you used as well as the ribbon/crimper combo...very clever.

Linda

Ronda Archangelo said...

Love your card...thank you for some inspiration!!

Sprytebyrd said...

Great card! Love that layout!
Hugs, Dee

Joanne Travis said...

Love the three panel layout. A beautiful card!

Trisha said...

So simple and pretty! Great job :)

Susan said...

Great card!

Enjoy your weekend!
Susan

SueB said...

I should really check out the OWH sketch challenges more frequently. cute card - thanx for the inspiration!
- SueB of Blondin Blogs
sue dot blondin at gmail dot com

Vickie said...

Cute Card!

sharon said...

Great patriotic card. I like that paper. I like the three strips.
Sharon L
sharon dot lemon @ sbcgobal dot net

Ann said...

My favorite sketch!! I love your card!!

Dolores A. said...

Great patriotic card...and one of my favorite sketches too.

Jennifer said...

Great card! I like how you used the sketch!
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krzy4stmpn said...

What a wonderful, simple card. I love this OWH sketch!!

Thanks for participating.

Nanette

Amy said...

AWESOME card!! I see why you love that sketch -- It's SO great!! :)

Thanks so much for sharing your card and supporting OWH!! :)

Amy :) at www.lovetocrop.com
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Seongsook Duncan said...

Very nice card. Love the papers and how you layered them. Thanks for the inspiration.

Heather Grow said...

Great patriotic use of the sketch. TFS.

Sue D said...

Great card and sketch.

lisastuf said...

Great card and so patriotic! Love it!
Lisa H.
lisastuf.blogspot.com

Meari said...

Very cute, CJ!