Friday, November 4, 2011

Cards That Care Blog Hop!


Welcome to my stop along the Cards That Care blog hop!
Having spent a lot of time visiting my great-grandmother
in the nursing home when I was a teen,
I can truly say that this is such a worthy cause and I 
am so thrilled and honored to be a part of it.
Special thanks to Vera and Jennifer for hosting it!

You should have come here by way of the 
adorable and talented Brandi.
If you're just popping in or get lost anywhere along the way,
just hop back over to Vera's blog
for the full list of participants and the awesome prizes,
including Lawn Fawn, Hero Arts, May Arts, 
Penny Black, The Sweet Stamp Shop, and many more.

On to my card:


I hope you enjoy it!
See the end for a full list of supplies.

And please don't forget that Vera and Jennifer are
collecting holiday cards through November 30th. 
See Vera or Jennifer's blogs for those 
details and please consider joining in this 
fabulous cause and spreading a little Christmas
cheer to the elderly this year.

For now it's time to continue the hop
with the incredibly artistic Cristina Kowalczyk!

Have fun hopping and be sure to leave
a comment at each stop for your best chances to win!
Have a great day!



Supplies:
stamps: Stampendous, Hero Arts
ink: Momento Tuxedo Black
coloring medium: Copic Markers
paper: Memory Box, My Mind's Eye
burlap: Canvas Corp
ribbon: stash

130 comments:

  1. i love love love the colors! and i just think it's a perfect card all around!!!

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  2. Lovely card! I love the colors and texture.

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  3. Your colors are beautiful. I love the burlap you used and seems so fitting for this card.

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  4. So beautiful, and this is what Christmas is all about!

    Ramona B.

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  5. just lovely I love the idea of the burlap piece for added dimension!

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  6. I love this card! The colors, the juxtaposition of the burlap with the Baby Jesus and angels stamp, the focus of the card! I love everything about it!

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  7. Ohhhh Christi...this is really sweet card, The colors is fantastic, the texture so fabulous, Perfect card, LOVE it!!!

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  8. This card is so cute. Great colors. Love the blog hop and will be sending in my Christmas cards for the card drive for sure.

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  9. oh burlap! I've been playing with burlap too! Great card.

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  10. Such a cute card. I love that ribbon.

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  11. This is such a sweet card. Love the way you used the burlap. It seems especially fitting for a Nativity scene.

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  12. Really pretty! Love the sheer checked ribbon and the burlap, and such different colors for Christmas, but they work so well.

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  13. those babies are just to cute! love how you set the theme!!

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  14. Oh, I love that sweet little angels stamp!
    And the colours and textures are fabulous!
    Thank you for sharing.

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  15. Your card is so sweet - thanks so much for sharing it!!

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  16. This is such an adorable card and so in keeping with Christmas! Love it!

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  17. Great use of textures, patterns and colors! Love the way you put them all together to showcase such a sweet image.

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  18. Very sweet card. Love the colors & the image is adorable

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  19. Awww... how adorable... Love that manger pictuer on top of the burlap!

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  20. thank you for sharing beautiful card

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  21. Love the burlap - it makes the card all the sweeter!

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  22. so precious! Love the texture of the burlap!

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  23. Wow, the fabric is very cool. I love your use of it here. It adds a great texture to the card without a lot of bulk.

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  24. The burlap is a FANTASTIC touch!

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  25. This really made me 'verklempt'. Thanx so much for sharing your talent with us.

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  26. Sweet, love your card. Thanks for sharing all these great card ideas.

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  27. what a worthy cause and what a cute card!

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  28. Oh Christy this is lovely! I love that stamp! The paper and the burlap are perfect, such a great card!!!!! And love that ribbon!

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  29. Love the burlap in the card. Adorable card! Thanks for sharing.

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  30. I just love the use of burlap, it really goes with the mood of the card. Thanks for sharing.

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  31. This is so very lovely, Christiana!

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  32. Gorgeous! I love the burlap accent to give it that extra touch.

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  33. Love your colors on this, and such a sweet image too :)

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  34. What a sweet stamped image! Love the burlap background piece, too.

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  35. This is a precious card and sure to light up someones day!!!

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  36. What a great card! Love the use of different colors!

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  37. Beautiful card. I love the use of the burlap.

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  38. I love the simple sentiment and the great texture!

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  39. Such a sweet Christmas stamp.It's perfect on your card. Thanks

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  40. How adorably sweet! Thank you for being a part of the blog hop!

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  41. Beautiful card! Love the burlap! So happy we're hopping together! :)

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  42. Awesome card! love the color combo and use of burlap!

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  43. Love the card. Very beautiful. TFS :)

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  44. Oh..love those colors together! Very pretty!

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  45. So pretty! I am loving the aqua color with it!

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  46. I love the use of burlap in this card, I've never tried that!

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  47. Such a cute card, I love how you incorporated the burlap. Thanks so much for sharing!

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  48. What a sweet card, the teal color is great.

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  49. Very nice stamp. Love the colors in this card.

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  50. Love the card, it is joyful. Great burlap addition, wonderful details. Thank you for sharing and your support.

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  51. Love those non-traditional colors!!!! and all that texture! great job

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  52. I love the colors you chose Christy! The burlap adds some really great texture too :)

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  53. The burlap adds done lovely texture - nice!

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  54. Very sweet card and that burlap is just PERFECT on this card!

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  55. I love it! Great card, great cause. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  56. What a pretty card. That image is so sweet.

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  57. What a sweet, darling card. I like the colors you used. Someone is going to smile when they see this card.

    Joan
    MN

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  58. Such a sweet card. Love the colors and thanks for the inspiration. Can't wait to get started on my cards for the cause.
    joanvanleeuwen@ymail.com

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  59. THANKS for sharing!! I LOVE that stamp!! What an unexpected color palette too!! LOVE!!
    Have a FABULOUS WEEK!! =)

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  60. This is such a sweet card, Christy! Love how you added burlap :)

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  61. Alright, this card is super sweet! I love what you've done with the bit of burlap-it totally gives it that "in a manger feel"! I'm all about the spirit of Christmas and this just warmed my heart up like a fiery, Christmas bulb! Thanks a bunch for sharing your beautiful creation and for filling me with some awesome ideas.

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  62. I really like the balance of textures on your card. The plaid and the burlap are awesome.

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  63. Your card is so elegant! So beautiful!! Thanks for supporting this great idea.

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  64. That card image is just precious!

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  65. The burlap is an awesome addition!

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  66. the burlap gives the card such texture!

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  67. Love the burlap touch behind the image. Sweet card! TFS!

    Kris in Alaska
    funamom at yahoo dot com

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  68. Thanks for sharing this wonderful card!

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  69. Great card, I love the sketch and colors!

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  70. I love the texture of your card ~ great job.

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  71. Such a precious card. I like how you used the burlap.

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  72. very nice card and I like the idea of using burlap on it :-)

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  73. Beautiful card! Great use of burlap!

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  74. What a sweet image, and your use of the burlap is genius! Love your card!

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  75. aww what an idea...luv the burlap!

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  76. great card! that burlap really adds some great texture!!

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  77. Love this card! The true meaning of Christmas!

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  78. oh this is too sweet! love the use of burlap.

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  79. Lovely non traditional colours

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  80. This is gorgeous-love the texture from the burlap.Blessings to you for taking part in this.

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  81. What a sweet card-love the burlap!

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  82. Beautiful card. Thanks so much for sharing.
    http://feralscraps.blogspot.com/

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  83. what an awesome image, and the use of burlap makes a wonderful addition to the card!
    linda patti tpatti@windstream.net

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  84. Great image--love the burlap.
    slrdowney at hotmail dot com

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  85. Wow, you take a lot of time on your cards. Beautiful!

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  86. Such a sweet card and I love the colors.

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  87. Beautiful card, so full of sweetness and innocence

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  88. Such a sweet card. Loving this inspirational hop and thoughtful drive.

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  89. Pretty card, great texture. Very original design.

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  90. Really like the images in your card. Great Job!

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  91. What a great use of burlap...would never have thought of using it for texture.

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  92. Great way of using non-traditional colors. Great patterns and the burlap is super texture to add.

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  93. HOw lovely! The little image looks fabulous on that texure :o)

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  94. Sweet card! Love that burlap piece for added texture!
    DeniseB

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  95. Love all the textures in your card. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  96. You're awesome for using nontraditional colors for your card.

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  97. Such a sweet card and I love the piece of burlap under the image.

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  98. Lovely card! I love the sweet image you chose - those angels are darling!

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  99. Beautiful card! Love the burlap!

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  100. So sweet! Makes me happy to believe good things will be done with such beautiful cards.

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  101. What a lovely card. Beautiful colors and I love the piece of burlap.

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  102. Very creative! Love the earthy tones and feel with the surprise of a bit of blue!

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  103. Love that stamp!!! is an awesome card!

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  104. Wonderful card. Love the stamp and the burlap is a great idea.

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  105. I always love the use of a Christmas card, with non-traditional colors. This is well done, great job.

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  106. Love that card and all the wonderful creative layers. Thank you so much
    for giving from your heart.

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  107. Beautiful and inspiring card!

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  108. Perfectly embossed background and gorgeous notepad stamp. Great design with that banner made of Basic Grey papers! logo design services

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