Saturday, May 23, 2015

OWH Memorial Day Blog Hop

 
Hello Crafters!

Today is party today but I couldn't resist making a little something for the Operation Write Home Memorial day Blog Hop. 
If you would like to play along or visit the other participants head over to the Operation Write Home blog. 

Operation Write Home, a charity that has supported heroes with handmade cards since 2007, will be closing later this year. All cards need to be sent in by August 1st, so I’m helping to get the word out!”

While I am sad to see it go I'm so happy the troops are coming home and I'm beyond excited for the next crafty chapter is Sandy's life. I know it's a long hop so I just quickly want to say a thank you to Sandy for all she's done over the years. You're a darling <3 

red, white, and blue here we go . . .


I used the butterfly from the Butterfly and Flower Stamp and Cut. I stamped and masked and then colored with my copics to get a red, white, and blue gradient. I LOVE how they came out. Unfortunately I was just coloring away and didn't really think about where I'd put my sentiment. Ooops. 
I decided to revisit a card I did a few months ago. It's like they're the same but different. :) 

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Thanks for visiting!

XoXo

36 comments:

  1. Gorgeous card. And what a great technique. Thanks for sharing.
    April

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  2. What a beautiful graduation of colour on your burst of butterflies - love the way you used the negative of the die cut too :)

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  3. Very pretty take on red, white and blue!

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  4. I love the coloring of the butterflies. Awesome technique.

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  5. Super fun card! Love the negative sentiment that you can peek through.

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  6. Beautiful card with all of those butterflies in different gradients of red, white, and blue.

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  7. Very artistic effect with the gradient coloring and the sketched styling of the butterflies.

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  8. Great job of masking. Beauteous card.

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  9. Beautiful card Kelly and love that your heading rhymes with your sentiment. A poet as well :)

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  10. The vibrant gradient of color on the butterflies is stunning! Wow!

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  11. Love that card and all those butterflies!

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  12. Oh my gosh, what and awesome card, great butterflies!!!

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  13. GORGEOUS, Kelly! LOVE those butterflies!

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  14. You're right - same but different! I'm not even sure which I like better ;) :) :)
    Love you, my friend, thanks for hopping with us!

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  15. You knocked it out of the park-- I am pretty sure this is my favorite card of the hop! The coloring is perfection-the layout- everything is just awesome! Thanks so much for sharing!

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  16. wow this is a gorgeous card...love the gradient you created!

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  17. Another super card Kelly! You ROCKED this too!

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  18. Yummy card! Love those butterflies and I totally get the thing about not planning space got the sentiment!

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  19. I love the cascade of butterflies and the jewel tones of your coloring! The butterflies look like stained glass to me. So beautiful! Thanks for sharing this with us and for all you do for our heroes and OWH!

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  20. WOW, that card is amazing. The coloring is fabulous. They look like they will fly off the page.

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  21. Absolutely stunning card, I have done that so many times with the sentiment too. I never would have known if you hadn't told us. :) Tyfs.

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  22. Fabulous card, Kelly. Adore the bright and bold colors! Looks like are ready to fly off the page. Wow!

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  23. WOW this is gorgeous, I love all of the butterflies!

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  24. Fabulous card - I like the see through sentiment and how you added the "stitching" around the outside of it on the card front

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  25. Wow, Kelly this is stunning! I LOVE what you did with the butterflies! Gorgeous!

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  26. Love those fabulous butterflies! Thanks so much for your support of OWH. :)

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  27. Gorgeous card! I love your coloring and the popped sentiment! Thanks for supporting OWH. Have a great day.

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  28. Incredible card Kelly! So creative!!!

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  29. The red white and blue butterflies are so pretty and I love that you used the negative space from the die cut. Nice job ~ thanks for sharing!

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  30. Love, love, love your red, white and blue butterflies! Beautiful card!

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  31. Kelly, loved that card on Instagram. Brilliant combination of concept and image! Love your style, started following you :)

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  32. Love the Cut-out! and how well the colors flow.

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  33. Love the gradient coloring on these butterflies.

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  34. Your flowing colors with the cutout sentiment are stunning. Your card is one of the best I've seen today. It's different.

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  35. So unique and full of patriotism while not necessarily boasting an of the typical symbols - you have just taken the colors and with those butterflies just fluttered right into my heart - so awesomely done and love the way you did the sentiment - I would have thought that was your plan since it looks so perfect!! You are amazing and I hope you NEVER forget that!!!

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