Saturday, October 6, 2012

World Card Making Day blog hop Operation Write Home

I have been making cards for Operation Write Home for a few years now but have never participated in one of their blog hops before.  I am so excited to be a part of this one!  My husband and both of our sons are all in the Air Force and deployed frequently. So I know how important contact with family is both for the military member and his or her family members. A giant thank you to Operation Write Home and all of the wonderful people who make cards for our military to use to write home, and for the Hero cards they send to show our military men and women how much we appreciate them!
For the card I made, I used this sketch:  

I used the Cricut cartridge Joys of the Season to cut out the leaves.
I just had to show the cute little Santa that I found to hold my cards for taking pictures of them.
And then of course the inside:
Thank you to all our military men and women for their service!
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Monday, October 1, 2012

New Challenges!

Today I found a couple of challenges that I wanted to enter.  I wanted to enter a card at the Pause Dream Enjoy Challenge and they were looking for cards with faces on them.  I also wanted to enter Card Makin Mamas. Fall theme challenge.  I thought this card would fit both requirements.  I used the Cricut Create a Critter cartridge to cut out the turkey at 3" and then the Peachy Keen Stamps face from the Critter Faces set.  The small leaves are also from Create a Critter. 

and the inside:
Thanksgiving will be here before we know it!
Gobble Gobble! 

Challenge Me Monday #131

October is Breast Cancer Awareness and this week at FCCB they want to see your projects with the color pink in them.  I didn't make a Breast Cancer Awareness card for this challenge, but I did make a card using the color pink.  A family friend had a baby girl recently and I thought this card turned out so cute for her.  

I used my Cricut cartridge Baby Steps to make the little baby clothes. I found the small clothes pins at Hobby Lobby.  Later in the month I will be making some Breast Cancer Awareness cards because a close friend of mine will be celebrating one year cancer free soon.  Thank you for this challenge and all the wonderful inspirations we will see posted!