Saturday, May 26, 2012

Operation Write Home Memorial Day Blog Hop


It's that time again!  Operation Write Home Memorial Day Blog Hop!  This year they are throwing in a twist with a sketch challenge.  Feel free to HOP in here:  Operation Write Home.  Should be a very fun weekend ahead seeing all the sketch cards made by over 142 blogs! 

For my sketch, I choose Sketch #17:


How cute is this Mr. Elephant?  You know... elephants never forget.  No matter how far (or near) someone is... it's always great to hear that you're not forgotten.

Operation Write Home is a way to help our service men and women to connect with their loved ones at home with handmade cards.  Want to join the cause?  You can find out more information about OWH cards here.

Please leave some love here with a message to enter to win a Spellbinders Nestibilities set.

Thanks for hopping by!  Have a safe and happy Memorial Weekend!


Supplies:
Doodle Dragon Studios digi - Never Forget set
Provo Craft stitched paper
Making Memories patterned paper - Vintage Antiqued Strip Ocean
Pop Dots
American Crafts cardstock

 Operation Write Home Sketch #17

72 comments:

  1. Very cute, the stiched paper is perfect.

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  2. What a darling little card with such a cute elephant! I love the stitched background!
    Yes, of course I'd love to win a Spellbinders Nestability set! Thanks so much for your generosity!

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  3. So cute! I love that stitched background too, really great texture and interest, and I love the elephant! Thanks for the chance to win too!

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  4. Kerri- love your card- I really like the elephant with that sentiment! Thanks for sharing and inspiring us!

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  5. I like the stitching on this a lot. It makes me think of our winding paths in life and is perfect with the sentiment.

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  6. Too cute!! Great job on the stitching, that's amazing! Thanks for the chance to win a Nestabilities!!!

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  7. Cute card! Seeing the elephant reminds me of my 4 year old granddaughter. Elephants are her favorite animal! Thanks for Hopping with us! God bless!

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  8. Hi Kerri!
    I really love your card and the beautiful stitching (I KNOW that takes so much time!!). Your card will be so loved!!
    Blessings

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  9. OMGosh--what a darling card!! I love the stitched paper and the bow on the trunk!! TFS and for the support and candy!! I sure do need some Nesties, as I've only been able to get one set so far.
    RBBRRMQN at YAHOO dot COM

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  10. Love your card .. love those papers!! pat K.

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  11. Love that you used an elephant and the embroidery. Just started to use dies so winning one would be great ...thank you very much. Thanks to our troops. jeandonny2000 at hotmail dot com

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  12. So adorable love the stitching--super cute and that elephant is adorable!

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  13. Very cute card, love how you did the stitching in the back. Mary L Schreiber

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  14. Yes, the elephant is adorable! Great card and thanks for supporting our troops.
    LindaR at earthlink dot net

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  15. How cute! I love the paper and the elephant is adorable.

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  16. I love your card! I love the elephant, sentiment and especially the stitching! Love it all! Thanks for sharing.

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  17. This is adorable! Thanks for the chance to win! :)
    Jen
    jmueller409 at yahoo dot com

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  18. love this!! that elephant is adorable. Perfect sentiment and the stitched paper is a great choice. thanks for sharing ~ Pam

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  19. That is the cutest elephant ever! Your card design is terrific!

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  20. Oh my goodness what a perfect sentiment for an elephant image! The stitching detail adds such nice texture too. This is such a great, fun card! Thanks for joining in the Memorial Day hop and for supporting OWH.

    Paula S.
    OWH Blog Team

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  21. LOVE everything about this adorable card. The image, the sentiment with the image, the colors, and wow, that stitching! (Since I can't stitch straight, maybe I ought to give this idea a try, lol)

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  22. He is so sinking cute. Great take on the sketch. Happy Memorial Day weekend!

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  23. Very cute--I like the stitching in the background and the ribbon on the elephant's trunk--so that is how they remember!
    slrdowney at hotmail dot com

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  24. Love Dustin's elephant - I really like him standing next to the sentiment panel - great idea!

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  25. Great card! Love the pairing of the elephant and sentiment. And, your stitching is a wonderful touch.

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  26. Great card! Very sweet. I like the background stitching a lot. And the whimsical elephant with the elegant striped paper. Thanks for sharing your card, and thanks for the blog candy opportunity!

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  27. What a cute elephant! The colors will definitely brighten up someone's day!

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  28. Your elephant is absolutely darling! What a great sentiment for our heroes! Thanks for hoppin' with OWH.
    craftycolonel.blogspot.com

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  29. Now just look at how cute this is!!! I love the stitched detail. Great take on the sketch too, BTW.

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  30. Great card and I love the stitching.

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  31. Your card is Adorable!!The elephant is so cute.

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  32. What a perfect sentiment and a super adorable card! Thanks for the chance to win a Nestabilities set...they are terrific. Slbuller at fullchannel dot net.

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  33. The stitching is the perfect touch!

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  34. Oh, I love how the stitching adds such great interest to the background. :)

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  35. That elephant is so cute!! Your stitshing is fabulous!!

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  36. The elephant is, indeed, as cute as can be. I absolutely adore your use of stitching on the top cardstock. The stripes on the bottom have so many great colors in it. You coordinated all your elements perfectly with it. Thanks for participating in the blog hop and for continuing to support the troops.

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  37. Oh how cute and fun. Love the elephant with the ribbon on his trunk, and the stitched paper is perfect.

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  38. Love the ribbon on the trunk and the great sentiment. Thanks for supporting OWH with such beautiful cards.
    Glenda F

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  39. What a cute card, love the stitching. Makes me want to get my machine out. I've never sewn on my cards. Great job!

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  40. You can find paper that is pre-stitched?!? Learn something new everyday!!! :D
    Joyful card . . .
    Mary, Wausau WI

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  41. Love your color combo. Thanks for supporting OWH!
    BobbisTreasure at aol dot com

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  42. Cute card love the elephant that you for sharing :)

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  43. Great card love the sentiment - TFS!

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  44. Awwww isn't he the cutest? Love the colors and sentiment too! Wonderful job! New follower #105!!

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  45. To stinkin' cute! love the elly ♥.

    Hummer Hugs,
    Misty
    http://deliteful-gifts.blogspot.com/
    hummingbird204 at comcast dot net

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  46. Great stitching in the background.

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  47. Love this card. I can see someone with tears in their eyes as they receive it..Great job!!!

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  48. So cute! Love the elephant with the bow on his nose.

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  49. What a cute little elephant! Thanks for the opportunity to win some Nesties.

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  50. If you don't know by now, I just have to repeat what everyone here has told you....
    that elephant is adorable, and the perfect sentiment... good use of this sketch. TFS and offering some greeat blog candy.

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  51. Great stop on the blog hop! Thanks for the inspiration, and for the blog candy offer too!
    gbee1117 at gmail dot com.

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  52. How cute is that elephant? And what a perfect sentiment to go with him..... love everything about your card!

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  53. Perfect sentiment to go with this sweet little elephant. I would love to win your tasty candy! rainydaycora at yahoo dot com

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  54. Did you stitch or did it come that way! Great use of the sketch! Love the colors and dps! TFS!!!

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  55. Your card is darling and I love the elephant. Thank you for the inspiration.

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  56. Love that sentiment and image, perfect for Memorial Day!!! Wonderful card!!! ;)

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  57. Cute card! I love that background stitching! Thank you for supporting OWH and have a great weekend!

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  58. What a cute card, and I love the stitching! Great job!

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  59. Perfect little elephant and sentiment! What a fun card and so true, it is always nice to know someone is thinking of you. :)

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  60. The stitched paper is so cool as the background. Very cute image. Great choice of papers and colors. Like the sentiment too!

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  61. Love your stitched paper and that great elephant -- elephants abound in my home, lol.

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  62. I love elephants! Your stitching on the paper is a perfect match!

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  63. Your card made me smile. Have to love that elephant with the bow in it's trunk. Thanks for your support of OWH and all our Heroes! Thanks also for the chance at a set of nesties.
    R/

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  64. What a cutie image! LOVE the fiber on the background paper (totally makes me think of tying a string around my finger to remember). TFS and supporting OWH!

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  65. Cute card!! I'm partial to elephants :) :) :)
    Thanks for hopping with OWH!

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  66. That is a darling elephant. I like the way the upper piece has stitching -- is that the way the paper came, or did you do that yourself?

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  67. Super card, Kerri! I love the stitching and the adorable elephant - the ribbon on the trunk is too cute.

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  68. The elephant is so cute. I like the stitching too.

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