02 November 2012

Caring Hearts Card Drive blog hop-- GIVEAWAY

Hello, friends:}

**GIVEAWAY details below:)


I'm so excited to share that I was asked to join in the fun for Vera's Caring Hearts Card Drive blog hop! I love that the cards created are being shared with elderly in the nursing homes--what a great cause and treat for these recipients!!! Please click HERE to read more about this drive and how to get involved! 

If you came from JJ Bolton's blog, you are in the right place-- if you would like to start from the beginning of the hop, please click HERE or go to the Vera's blog.

Our assignment was to create a Christmas or Holiday card. I used some of my FAV stamps by Paper Smooches {Christmas Sampler, Teen Routine, and Eco Friendly} for my card. I looooooooove how this turned out! The paper is actually vellum. **I have to be honest-- this is the 9th time I created it! Vellum is SUPER hard to work with! 
GIVEAWAY details!!!! 
Several companies have offered prizes for this hop, including: Bella Blvd, Hero Arts, Lawn Fawn, Avocado Arts, May Arts, Two Peas in A Bucket, and Jennifer McGuire offering 2 online classes!!!! Winners will be picked randomly from comments left on participants' blogs. **The MORE you comment, the better your chances of winning! Comments will close on Monday 11/5/12 midnight CST. 

That's it for me today. Next up--hop on over to Karen Baker's blog! **Click HERE for the complete list of blogs and to start from the beginning!!! Be sure to leave some love along the way for your chance to win!!! 

Thanks so much for stopping by! Be blessed:}
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69 comments:

Erin (Homemade Cards by Erin) said...

What a great idea!!! Practice makes perfect?

~amy~ said...

Vellum is squirrely to work with but oh-the-results are fantastic...I super love your fantabulous card:)

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

This is soooooooooooooo fun!! I love love love the colors and that design rocks!!!!

Basement Stamper said...

Love the overlapping ovals, great effect.

Karen B. said...

You are the queen of bright, bold and absolutely fun designs!

Kelly said...

Well, it took many times, but the effect of the vellum is VERY COOL! My multiple attempts are usually the results of ink smudges! hee hee

JJ Bolton said...

I love your design and I love it even more that you persevered! Vellum is tricky!

Hope you have a wonderful day and weekend Sav!:)

Annette said...

fun card..for sure to bring smiles...thanks for sharing..

Lori said...

this is such a cute card! Love it!

terriavidreader (IN-USA) said...

Cute idea. Different!

Kailash said...

Love your trendy card, the graphic feel is sooo cool!!!

Anita Rex said...

Good for you for not giving up on this! It's so cute!

Vera Yates (Ling) said...

What a fun card, Sav! Love the speech bubble. Thank you for all your support for this card drive. I appreciate you so very much! xx

Denise Bryant said...

Fun card! Love the vellum!
DeniseB

Miriam Prantner said...

So CAS and bold and fun! So you! Great card!

Heather Sweet said...

I can't imagine how difficult vellum is to work with! I've been too nervous to try since I'm fairly new to the crafting world. Your card is wonderful!

pamela said...

I need to get Christmas Sampler with all the holiday card making mood from all the blogs! Your card is super cute! I definitely agree that vellum is hard to work with. Grrrrr :(

Virginia L. said...

Love your CAS card, Savannah! The card is absolutely gorgeous and festive! You can do them ALL!! So glad that you share the talent for this blog hop!

Tracie Nicole said...

Nice and simple great card

Lin said...

Hey girl, glad to see you participating in this hop! So glad you kept at it with the vellum - so worth the bother!

Kim W said...

love the non traditional look of your holiday card. Thanks for sharing.

Laura Jane said...

Happy colors!

BeverlyBL said...

Cute card. Like the bold colors.

Dori Yannatone said...

Very cute! Did you have colored vellum or did you color it up yourself?

Ashley Harris said...

What a great card Sav!! Love!

Sue D said...

Very colorful--you did a great job with the vellum.

charli said...

This is such a fun design!

Laurel said...

So cute! Cute layout. Love the big ovals with the sentiment inside!

Jay Gee said...

Well, all your attempts with the vellum paid off Savannah because this card really packs a punch! I love it :)

Katina said...

Love how you used the vellum on this card. Too cute!

The Paper Parade said...

Well, you're ninth time was the charm! this tuned out really cool! And what a great cause, too :)

Mary-Anne V said...

Funny I really like how you were so courageous to use vellum.. it turned out great. It also reminded me of my school days since it looks like a venn diagram!

Ruby Craft said...

So glad to see you're part of the hop! Great use of velum and color, love the way the colors overlap. Great CAS card.

Joyce said...

Just beautiful. It's worth 9 tries!

Ashley Nguyen Newell said...

This is so fun! I love the ovals!

Lindsey said...

Vellum is tricky, isn't it? Love these coloured vellum ovals on this fun card, Sav.

Lisa's Creative Niche said...

ahhh! THis is so cool! What a fun concept for a card!

Natalie said...

Wow! Are you patient, I don't think I could do 9 do overs!! Congrats on persevering with the vellum! You rock and what a great cause. Blessing to you!

Jennie P. said...

I love the minimalist design!

Beatrice Lawson said...

I was going to say - How did she get such a crisp print on vellum?? It is so hard to work with! Then I had to laugh - 9th take, you are persistent and it was so worth it!

Loly Borda-Towery said...

Gorgeous card! So original, love the colors and the shapes. TFS

Kris in Alaska said...

What a sweet and simple card! Love the CAS style!

Kris in Alaska
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Karin R said...

thanks for the chance to win!

Kimberly Rendino said...

Love how this turned out....overlapping vellum looks so cool!

NatQuebec said...

nice C & S card :-)

Julie Masse said...

So so cool Savannah!! Very festive! :)

Flo said...

Your card is very lovely. A simple and clean design.

Iris said...

Love the bright colors and crispness of this card. Iris

Diane said...

Love this card, the pops of color against the white is so beautiful.

Sherry Gardner said...

This is interesting...did you color the vellum with ink or markers or buy it colored?

Gina said...

I love your velum card, so creative!!!

Cassie_lu said...

What a creative take on a holiday card.

Mommamea's favorite things said...

Your card has such pop. Great job

Lee said...

Very nice card! Vellum scares me :)

cassie said...

very cool!

Kathy H said...

This card is really cute. I'll have to try stamping on vellum.

*Jennyfer Leung* said...

Love your creative take on the vellum!

Trinh said...

Your patience paid off - love your design! The colors just pop.

Dana said...

Wow! Amazing card!! Love it!!

Emily Leiphart said...

1st time or 9th time, it turned out beautifully! You are so creative, Sav! Love it.

maria f. said...

That has such an amazing effect. Vellum is a fabby invention.

Deborah said...

I agree. Vellum is super hard to work with but beautiful. Cute card!

Ruth G said...

Wow! You sure worked hard to make your card! Glad you finally got results you were happy with! I'm sure whoever gets it will know that someone card enough to create something wonderful!

karenelr said...

What a creative card! CAS combined with creativity! Love it! Thanks for sharing!

Pat said...

Love the CAS look of the card and the bright colors! :)

Sarah Biswabic said...

What a cute card! I like the use of vellum!

Lisa said...

OHHH your colored stamped vellum looks SUPER!!!

Colleen Dietrich said...

This is super cool! Reminds me of Master Card. :)

Sav & Trav said...

How many times did you remake this again?