Saturday, May 25, 2013

OWH Memorial Day Blog Hop


The theme for Operation Write Home Blog Hop is :  Thank You Cards based on a OWH sketch.  Here is my card:



Cricut Give a Hoot
Cricut Old West

Inside of card:


Echo Park Dots & Stripes "Bundle of Joy"


My card was based on OWH Sketch # 101.

For more information on how my card was made, please visit my blog post here.

Thanks for visiting! ~ Marilyn

140 comments:

  1. I never make pennants but yours a so nicely done with these two papers. Polka dots and chevrons, who could go wrong with those two. I'm glad to see you put them together. Nice job. Enjoy your weekend.

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  2. I like your pennants and your clouds. Nice color combinations. Love the look of the twine too!

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  3. So cute. Love the papers you used.

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  4. This is so cute! I love the little pennant banner! The papers you used are really fab and inspire the scene!

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  5. adorable card ! they banner is great!!

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  6. Awesome card. I love the little banner.

    hugs,
    M.E.

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  7. Marilyn,
    beautiful card...love all the thought you put into this! I always love a card that is finished inside!
    Blessings,
    Antoinette

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  8. The sentiment sign is so cute! Love that idea MArilyn. (Amy A. #118)

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  9. I love the colors and the little sign. What a great way to display words.

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  10. Cute card, love the sign on the interior, nice job

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  11. I love your cards and colors! God bless us all

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  12. Your card is terrific both inside and out! I have just started stamping on the inside panel, but your sign inside is truly special. I'll have to remember to carry the die cuts inside as well. Great work today.

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  13. Love this adorable card inside and out! The sign is too cute!

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  14. I often forget to decorate the insides of my cards! Love both inside and out!

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  15. oh my gosh, I feel like I'm walking to go fishing with my kids! this card is so wonderful, I love all the tiny details you put into it like the little patch of grass by the sign. adorable!

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  16. Love the "scene" you've created.

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  17. Nice version of the sketch.
    Like the signs the sentiments are on.

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  18. I love the patterned paper pendents and scene I don't tend to use patterned paper within a scene and you did a fabulous job with it.

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  19. Love the quirky mix of patterns in this. The banners are a fun touch!

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  20. This is cool. I like how you carried the theme to the inside.

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  21. I have a bunch of banners cut out but just haven't been inspired to use them. Yours are great. TFS

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  22. Thank you for the inspiration to use my Cricut more!!!

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  23. Now I'm inspired to use some banners! Also love the little signs. Happy Memorial Day
    R/

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  24. I'm so in love with the patterns on this card and the fact you carried the theme inside. Thanks for sharing!

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  25. Very creative - i love my cricut too - just need to use it more - thanks for sharing and supporting OWH

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  26. I like the different papers and the little "scene" you created. The papers are fun and this card is very cheerful looking. Thanks for sharing and supporting OWH

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  27. I have a thing for banners so this caught my eye right away. Love how cheerful this card feels!

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  28. What an adorable little scene you created with the clouds and the sign posts! I love your paper and the banner and your use of the cricut!

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  29. This is adorable! i love your banner, well done!
    Hummer Hugs,
    Misty
    http://delitefulsuds.blogspot.com/
    hummingbird204 at comcast dot net

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  30. I like the way you have put this card together!

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  31. What a fun card! Love all the pattern papers and piecing and that delightful banner!

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  32. Very trendy, I love that you decorated the inside too.

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  33. Your card is adorable. Great colors you used and terrific details. Love the banner.

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  34. Cute colors- I love the little signpost inside the card - great job!

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  35. Color comb is great and I like all the details you did even on the inside.

    reflections:0)

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  36. Such a cute card! I love the combination of patterned paper.
    Beth F. OWH #114

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  37. Maybe I'm crazy, but my favorite part is the patterend paper clouds!! Those are such a fun way to take the pattern in the banners and repeat it over the whole card. Thanks for your participation in the OWH Blog Hop!

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  38. Lots of little details and elements, love the banners and the bakers twine.

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  39. this is so cute with pennants tho i love how you did the sign and bakers twine ... like how you did the clouds too they really stand out ...

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  40. Oh, I LOVE your paper choices and you've motivated me to using my cricut more often! (I used to use it a lot on scrapbooks, less on cards.) It's tricky using circuits with patterned papers, but you rocked it! I also love how you decorated the inside; I think I'll go back and do something inside mine before I send them in.

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  41. Darling! I LOVE those little clouds. And it's a nice touch to decorate the inside too. Have a great weekend! Thanks for supporting OWL.

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  42. Adorable card. Love the banner and the little sign post. Thanks for sharing and thanks for supporting OWH.

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  43. Nicely done, so well thought out. Love the colors, the banner, and the sign post on the inside.

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  44. I immediately thought, ON Land, Sea and Air

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  45. Love your paper choices and how you popped up the clouds. All and all, a darling card.

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  46. I love your card. The little signs are so cute.

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  47. What a fun card, Marilyn,love your papers and the cut outs you used! TFS and have a wonderful weekend! #133

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  48. Love your little coordinating stuff on the inside. I think that makes such a difference when you add a little something matching inside. Thanks for sharing.

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  49. love your use of patterned paper for the dirt, grass, clouds. Very cute card

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  50. Love the special touch on the inside.

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  51. Love the banner! Pretty card!

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  52. So cute--love the chevron and polka dot papers-- so perfect!

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  53. How very cute - love the sign posts.

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  54. Thanks for sharing. Enjoy the look of the twines.

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  55. I love how your elements make such a cute little scene!
    Sandy, OWH Exec. Dir.

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  56. Love your paper choices. Great card.

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  57. Great card! I love all the texture!

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  58. Great card - love the die cut bits and the colors!

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  59. This is just adorable...love all those polka dots and patterns together. And decorating the inside too! Thanks so much for sharing!

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  60. So creative, the patterns work great together and bring such a sense of nature and wide open fields. Just love it!

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  61. Love the DPs that you chose! They all look great together and the banner and clouds are cool! TFS!

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  62. I love the decorated inside! That is so special!

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  63. What a bright happy "Thank You" card! And thanks for showing the inside of the card, I often wonder what to do with the inside of the card.

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  64. Great card, and the inside is as nice as the outside! Thanks for sharing!

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  65. I like how well you matched the papers, the scene, and the sign; TFS!

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  66. I like all of those patterned papers together. The patterns and colors look great.

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  67. Very sweet cards! Love that little signpost and the banner!

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  68. Love the banner on the card. Great thanks card that will be well received by our soldiers in harm's way!

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  69. I love that you even did the inside of the card. I always forget that part.

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  70. Awesome card, love the banner!

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  71. Adorable card. I love the signs. I also favor a card that has stamping or punching or anything on the inside also. Love the clouds, the banner, the grass....great color combination also. Thank you for sharing!

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  72. I like of how you used the edge punch on the chevron strip. Its suite it perfectly.

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  73. Thanks for another idea for a Cricut card - that's how I make most of my cards! I'm loving all the different interpretations of the OWH Sketches!

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  74. Love this card, I have that cartridge will have to cardlift this.
    shanasewing@yahoo.com

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  75. I finally made it to your card, Marilyn, and I love it. The sign (inside and out) is absolutely adorable. I love the papers you used. As always, I love what you do with the inside of your cards. Truly inspirational! Thanks for sharing!

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  76. This is really cute! I love your choice of papers and that you repeated them in the pennant flags. The details on the inside are such a nice touch that make the whole card extra special. Great job! Thanks for joining in the hop and supporting Operation Write Home!

    Paula S.
    OWH Blog Team

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  77. I love the combinations of papers and patterns! The banner is terrific and the signs are such a great way to hold the sentiment!

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  78. Great interpretation of the sketch! I love seeing how creative you bloggers are when given a sketch and your own imagination! such a fun card~~~

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  79. Great attention to the details!

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  80. Cute card and I love how you put the little surprise inside.

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  81. eekkkk...I love how you put the sentiment on a sign post...super cute idea!!!!

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  82. Adorable! Good idea for the inside of the card.

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  83. Great card I love the sign :)
    Thank you for sharing and supporting OWH!

    Amanda :)
    www.ajsdigishoppe.com

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  84. Awesome card Marilyn! I love your fabulous design and beautiful colors!

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  85. great card and use of pennants

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  86. Pretty patterned clouds! (leslie #113)

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  87. Very cute card! I need to use my Cricut more!

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  88. What a cute card. Love the pennants and the clouds.

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  89. This is such a nice card. The coordinated papers and little signs are just fantastic.

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  90. Nice texture on your card. Like the way you extended it into the inside of your card.

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  91. I like the puffy clouds. Thank you for sharing.

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  92. I love the dimensional clouds and those sign posts are a wonderful idea! Decorating the inside of the card is always a nice touch too. Thanks for sharing!

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  93. Both inside and out, all of the little details you added to your card are wonderful ! I especially like that you used three colors of twine ! Thanks for the inspiration and for making cards for our heroes.

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  94. Wow so many details! Wonderful work on your cards!

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  95. Terrific use of pattern - makes the card so visually interesting, and brings it all together. Ditto all the comments on the great clouds. Hope you're having a great memorial Day weekend.

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  96. Your card is just precious and I love the inside too!

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  97. The brown and blue are great together. The banner really looks like it's flying. :)

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  98. Love the colors and patterns of papers you chose to use :-) I'm in love with banners right now--this card is fabulous! Thanks for the note about turning off my verification on my blog--I completely forgot about it.
    Cindy
    momto2cuties @ att [dot] net

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  99. Love the little signs outside and inside. Thanks for being part of the blog hop and for supporting OWH.

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  100. Such a cute card. Love the way you inked the clouds - they almost look like cotton balls.
    April

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  101. These are real cheerful cards! I like the dotted and chevron papers you used on your cute designs!

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  102. Adorable card! I love the banner. Thanks for sharing.

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  103. Love the pennants on the card. Thanks for your support of OWH.

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  104. love the twine and the little flags! such a cheerful card!

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  105. Your card is so cute. Love the dotted clouds and sweet banner!

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  106. So many patterns on this card that work together perfectly! And wait! There is another surprise! Its cute as can be on the inside too! TFS! I enjoyed it!

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  107. I was looking for an idea for a Thank You card and yours caught my eye. I love how you used the different patterns to pull it together.

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  108. Love the way you made the little scene on the card, with those cute clouds!

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  109. Cute card. Like how you did the inside. thanks for sharing.

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  110. How adorable...love the sign posts!

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  111. What a cute cute little scene...I totally love the sign...will be looking to use that sometime soon! tfs!!!

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  112. adorable card. Love all the different patterns.

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  113. Sweet card. Your details are great. I love your banner and how you kept going with the inside. Thanks for joining in.

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  114. Love the banner you used! Great layout! Such a great card for such a great cause! Thanks so much!!

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  115. very nice I'm going to try this idea...thanks

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  116. I absolutely adore the way you used that little signpost! Gorgeous color combo too! :)

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  117. Cute card. Love the matching inside. TFS and for your support for OWH.

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  118. Love your card! Using the sign post was brilliant!

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  119. Cute card! LOVE the banner!

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  120. Brilliant card, love the inside and outside, the pennant banners, the twine clouds and sign post...fabulous.
    It might be after the weekend here in the UK, but I just wanted to support such a good cause.
    "Like the ivy and the wall, together we stand united we fall"

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  121. What a lovely scene you created for your OWH card! Love all the elements, and how you continued the theme on the inside! Gorgeous! TFS!

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  122. Love your style! Thanks for sharing!

    ptucker6 at cox dot net

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  123. The card is cute, but that little signpost inside is super cute and it reminds me of when we used to watch MASH and they had that sign with all the places they were from and how many miles away it was (and have seen it other places). Thanks so much for sharing.

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  124. The banner, clouds and signpost are darling! I like how you've decorated the inside of the card to coordinate with the outside. Thanks for sharing this in the OWH blog hop! :)

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  125. I love the look of this card. Great job.

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  126. Oh those little clouds are so adorable! Great job!

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  127. Cute card! Thanks for sharing!

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