Monday, March 21, 2011

Operation Write Home Sketch #61



Here is my take this week's sketch  #61 over at Operation Write Home. I'm making a dozen of these cards to send in my first box to OWH. You can't really see it well in the photo, but the cardstock is ribbed and I love that it is white on the backside. No need to add a liner. I used a heat set gem by the sentiment. The flowers were solid yellow so I used a Copic marker to darken the inside and feathered out towards the ends of the petals. They are not as bright in real life as they appear in the picture. I used Glossy Accents to adhere the flowers and the pearl inside the flowers. That stuff is pretty strong, so they should stay in place through all the shipping. The ribbon is some paper ribbon I have in my stash, not sure what brand or where I got it. I love the retro paper from K&Company's Super Paper Pad. It's one of my favorites.  I'm also entering this in Cooking With Cricut's Challenge #21, using two shades of green. Thanks for stopping by.

17 comments:

  1. Very pretty card! Flowers are very nice!

    Tori :)

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  2. Very nice card. I love the papers and your coloring on the flower centers looks great, like they came that way. I like that you used the flowers instead of a die cut, nice touch. Glad to here your first box is going out this week to our heroes. Be careful, sending these cards gets completely addictive. LOL. What a wonderful addiction. Thanks for sharing.

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  3. Your card is beautiful! I particularly love the navy card base - the contrast with the designer paper is great. Thanks for sharing and welcome to the addiction of OWH!

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  4. Super cute card !
    Thanks for playing with us this week at CWC
    Maria Elena ~ CWC Design Team
    http://mariaelenaworld.blogspot.com/

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  5. Beautiful card, love the colors and the flower adds the touch! I sent my 1st box last week to meet the Easter/Mom deadline.
    Hummer Hugs,
    Misty
    http://deliteful-gifts.blogspot.com/
    hummingbird204 at comcast dot net

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  6. soooo pretty! I love the spring colors.

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  7. GReat card. Thanks for playing along with us at Cooking with Cricut.

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  8. Beautiful patterned paper. Nice job with this weeks OWH sketch!

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  9. Beautiful card, Christy! I love that strong blue base in contrast with the bright yellow flowers. Thanks for joining us in this week's OWH Stars and Stamps Sketch Challenge!

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  10. Cute card! Thanks for playing with us at Cooking with Cricut :)

    ~Roberta, CWC Design Team
    www.txscrappermom.blogspot.com

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  11. Your patterned paper is beautiful! I love your card and how you used the sketch!
    --Yvonne

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  12. This is amazing! Love the papers you chose. Awesome job:) TFS and thanks for joining us this week at Cooking With Cricut.
    ~Madison CWCDT funkycards.blogspot.com

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  13. These are great and I love that paper!

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  14. Lovely card, Christy! I love the patterned paper. Thanks for joining us this week at Cooking With Cricut.

    ~ Jen, CWC Design Team
    www.gator-4-life.blogspot.com

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  15. I like your card. simple and sweet. Stop over at my blog, I have an award for you!

    Trisha
    imaginationattic-tjscrappin.blogspot.com

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