Saturday, May 25, 2013

Operation Write Home Memorial Day Weekend Bloghop!


Welcome to my blog and I hope you enjoy my card I've created for the bloghop!

I took inspiration from sketch 167 for it's simple design but changed it slightly:

Here's my card using all Stampin' Up! supplies:


I loved this design so much I played around with different colors:


Thank you for stopping by and you can continue the bloghop by clicking the following link: http://operationwritehome.org/starsandstamps
 

253 comments:

  1. How adorable. I love how you matched your ink and ribbons!

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    1. Stampin' Up! is the best for that and why I use their products over anything else!

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  2. What a lovely gift set this would make! Great choice in colors!

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  3. adorable set! love the scalloped circle and ribbon

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  4. This is really pretty! This would be a great idea for making multiples. :) You chose such pretty colors, too!

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  5. Your cards are great. I love the CAS style used and the different colors make each card unique.

    hugs,
    M.E.

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    1. Thanks Mary Ellen. This was very simple and will become my go to when I need a quick card.

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  6. Well done. Simple cards make a great statement.

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  7. Brittny,
    I love the way you made these simple and very re-createable and yet so lovely!
    Blessings,
    Antoinette

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    1. Thank you Antoinette. These definitely are very easy to recreate!

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  8. These are such beautiful clean and simple cards. I love the color variations. Nice job Brittny! (Amy A. #118)

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  9. very nice cards! I send out my first box of cards this weekend, so glad i found OWH site!

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    1. Thanks and me too! What a great reason to make cards isn't it?

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  10. Beautiful simple card, love the use of the ribbons!! Thanks for posting it

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  11. What a great card set you created. I love the simplicity of the design but the intricacy of the layers. Really great use of white space.

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    1. Thank you Stacy. The white space really makes the colors pop!

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  12. I like the use of the scallops and the design in any color just makes me smile. Such a happy card.

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    1. Thank you Kathy and that was my thought when making these for the troops!

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  13. This is such a pretty set. What a great gift it would make.

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  14. Brittny ,love this set of cards you have made! Love the CAS look and they will be picked out of the box fast!

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    1. Thank you Marybeth! It was so simple I will definitely have to make more in many different colors.

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  15. So cute! Love seeing all 4 together with the different colors!

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    1. Thanks Brittany and love your name ;)

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  16. very pretty CAS cards, I'm a sucker for monochorme

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    1. It sure is Kathy and hope to make more since it was so easy to make.

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  18. Such a lovely and simple card set!

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  19. I love seeing different versions of the same card. Great colors.

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  20. These are cool. I like your interpretation of the sketch.

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    1. Thanks! I love working with sketches as the starting point and making it my own.

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  21. Love it! Clean and simple are so much fun to do .
    Thank you for the inspiration!

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    1. Thank you Susan and CASE all you want!!

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  22. Clean and simple yet very cute, would be good thank yous for high school graduation!

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  23. Nice CAS cards and Love the matching ribbons!
    Hummer Hugs,
    Misty
    http://delitefulsuds.blogspot.com/
    hummingbird204 at comcast dot net

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    1. Thank you Misty! Stampin' Up! is the best for matching colors!!

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  24. You did a great job making a set of clean and simple cards. I really like all of the different colors. I love how SU papers/inks/etc. all match.

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    1. Thank you Cherie. I agree with Stampin' Up! and why I use them all the time since everything matches!

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  25. Like your interpretation of the sketch, what a great set of Thank You's!
    Thanks for supporting OWH and our Heroes.
    Happy Memorial Day,
    R/

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    1. Thank you Rufus. I love working with sketches and changing it to my style.

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  26. I like the layered punches! This design would definitely be a great gift set. Thanks for sharing!

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  27. WOW - great cards - i love this simple idea - i have all these supplies now i will CASE and go create more for my OWH box - thanks for sharing and supporting OWH

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    1. Thanks Mary. Go right ahead and CASE, CASE, and CASE some more!!

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  28. I love the matching colors of ink and ribbon...these are so CAS each color is a different mood. Thank you for sharing.

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  29. This would be a great kit for a card party! Such an easy design to mass produce! Thanks for sharing.

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    1. Thanks Kathryn. I think I'm going to have my group of card makers mass produce these in all different colors for OWH

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  30. Such a pretty collection in these colors. So clean and refreshing!

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  31. I love your card in all the different colors. I LOVE the clean and simple look with all the white space and the ribbon is so pretty!

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  32. Truly love the simplicity in this card!

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  33. The white space is interesting!!! I like the way you use the color coordination for each.

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    1. Thank you Jen. Something simple and sweet!

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  34. What a great clean and simple card design. Looks fabulous with each color as well.

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  35. Love the layers on the focal, good way to use a small sentiment.

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    1. Thank you JoAnn. It really makes it pop doesn't it?

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  36. Love your very simple but elegant card. The matching ribbon and ink is very very nice indeed.

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  37. Nice cards!
    Great idea to try the creation in various colors.
    My favorite is the green

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    1. Thank you Ginny. I'm not sure which one my favorite is but the green seems to stand out too.

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  38. I like them all and this would make such a nice gift set. I like how you reinvented where the scallops would go good thinking. All the same elements just made your own way. (Y)

    reflections:0)

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    1. Thank you for the nice comment! I think I have an idea of creating gift sets for graduates they can use for all those gifts they will receive.

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  39. Lovely cards! I like the clean and simple element of these cards.

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  40. Very clean and simple. Wonderful amount of layering of scalloped circles!
    Beth F. OWH #114

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    1. Thank you Beth for stopping by and leaving a comment!

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  41. Very clean and simple. Thanks for your participation in the OWH Blog Hop!

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    1. Thank you Becca and want to participate next year for sure!

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  42. Great CAS cards and like you said so many ways to use the sketch with different colors.

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  43. i like how you matched everything in the same color on so many cards ....great for using up some smaller scraps and ribbons ...

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    1. It sure is Hana. Thank you for stopping by!

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  44. Love your CAS cards and the pretty colors you used in each one. Great idea.

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  45. Very well done CAS card that looks great in a variety of different colors. Nice going!

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  46. Clean and neat, perfect colors!

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  47. Love the colors and the simplicity of the design.

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  48. Great CAS cards. Love the additon of matching colored ribbon to your die cuts. Thank you for sharing your cards today! ~ Marilyn

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    1. Thank you for your comment and checking out my post!

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  49. What wonderful cards! I like the different cards done in different colors. Cute! Have a great weekend! And thanks for supporting OWL.

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  50. Lovely card - seems simple to do and the ribbon is a great accent1

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    1. Thanks Libby. I just love this matching ribbon too!

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  51. Cute in every color! Love the CAS style.

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  52. Great design Brittney, love all the different colors you used, great cards! TFS and have a fabulous weekend. #133

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  53. great job - I struggle with clean and simple but you certainly have mastered it.

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  54. Love it in all of the colors!

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  55. Really nice set of CAS cards! Really like the colors you chose for the ribbons, scallops, and inks.

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  56. Great cards--love all of the colors you selected--perfect!

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  57. like your palette selection - esp the green! one of my favorite colours!

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  58. Love the colors... each card is unique just by changing the color scheme. TFS

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  59. great cards! I love your color choices!

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  60. Lovely CAS cards - these work for all kinds of sentiments! :)
    Sandy, OWH Exec. Dir.

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  61. Beautiful simple crisp cards...love that ribbon too!

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  62. Great cards - clean and simple with a lot of punch!

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  63. Love the simplicity of these cards! Simple makes quite a statement in this case! TFS!

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  64. Really nice....simple but really nice!

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  65. Simple and elegant! I love the color choices!

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  66. Love the clean simple look!

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  67. Great cards! Love that you went with CAS. Thanks for sharing!

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  68. Love the CAS style; you pulled it off well. I love how you did a whole set with different colors. TFS and supporting OWH!

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  69. Love the clean look but I can't help thinking that I'd love to see one of the layers from patterned paper. Just me? ok.

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  70. Wonderful set of cards, love that you made it in different colors!

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  71. Beautiful, I love how clean and simple these cards are.

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  72. I love how everything color coordinates. The sentiment is really neat too. Nicely done! Thank you for sharing!

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  73. So simple yet so great!!!
    shanasewing@yahoo.com

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  74. I love of how you can use different colors. You can make a set for a gift.

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  75. Love what you created here. This can be used for any occassion and would be perfect for gift sets of cards

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  76. I love the clean design and the layered scallop circles! Beautiful cards!

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  77. What a fabulous set of cards! Great layout.

    Linda

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  78. wonderful set of cards! clean and simple and pretty. Love that ribbon....I own it too but I love it so much I tend to hoard it :-)

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  79. I like this in every color! What a great CAS design and the perfectly coordinated inks and ribbons are just fabulous! Thanks for joining in the hop and supporting Operation Write Home.

    Paula S.
    OWH Blog Team

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  80. What a great sketch to make multiples Your choice of colors are perfect. Thanks. Charlsie

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  81. Cute in all the different colors!

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  82. Love the different colors and simple design.

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  83. This shows how you make up many cards at once.

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  84. A rainbow of classy cards! Love it.

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  85. Great cards! Love how you put it all together!

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  86. I like how different colors could be used....such a versatile sketch! Beautiful job!

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  87. Simple but effective. Love all the matching inks and ribbons. Super Cards!!!!!!
    Penny Ward #16 on the hop

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  88. I love how you matched the paper to the ribbons for a clean simplistic card.
    Thank you for sharing and supporting OWH!

    Amanda :)
    www.ajsdigishoppe.com

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  89. great cards and I love the variations

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  90. Fantastic CAS cards Brittny! Love the design and matching ribbon!
    Tammy

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  91. Wonderful easy to reproduce card set.

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  92. Pretty - gotta love SU's matchy-matchy. :) (leslie #113)

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  93. Very nice use of space and visually, very complete. Great idea to do repeats but change the colors. I'll have to keep that in mind. This is a great layout for scraps too.

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  94. Awesome simple card. I will definelty CASE it.
    Thank you for sharing.

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  95. I love the layered sentiment with coordinating ribbon. This would be a great one for mass producing. Clean and simple ~ I like it! TFS

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  96. Great CAS card and like others have said, easy to make multiples by just changing color combos and sentiments. TFS and being part of this hop.

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  97. Sweet set of Cards! Nice and CAS!

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  98. Crisp and clean and very nicely done.

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  99. CAS, my favorite kind of card! Yours are fresh and pretty.

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  100. These cards would also be great for regular thank you notes. They are elegant looking. tfs

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  101. I like the monograms and the multiple layers of flower die cuts. This is a super design.

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  102. What a great set of cards. Love those colors.
    April

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  103. TFS and supporting OWH. It's nice that you showed all the different color variations of your design.

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  104. LOVE how CAS these cards are! I really like how the ink, ribbon, and cardstock are all the same (LOVE SU for the way they do that!).

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  105. Love your CAS cards. I have that stamp and haven't used it yet. Will have to CASE you! Thanks for your support of OWH.

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  106. smart take on the sketch!! so cute!

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  107. What a great set of cards! Love the sketch and the way you made the cards in different colors

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  108. Nice SET of cards! Beautiful colors too! U took it a step further and made it spectacular! TFS & thanks for participating in OWH

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  109. I like the design that you chose and the colors are great. Something I could sit down and make myself, thanks.

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  110. Love your CAS cards and how the ribbons match the paper. Thanks for sharing.

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  111. What a beautiful clean card. Thank you for inspiring others

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  112. I like all the fun layers of scallop circles under that cute little stamp image!

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  113. I like all the different colors you used.

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  114. Beautiful and simple. Love cards that are easy to make several at once. :)

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  115. Great design so crisp! tfs!!!

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  116. Great set of cards. The design is wonderful and your colors are perfect. Thanks for joining in.

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  117. Love your cards with coordinating ribbons. Very clean and wonderful!
    :) Marie

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  118. I love the color combos you used, what a great gift set for someone! Thanks so much for sharing for this great cause!

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  119. What a great way to use that sketch. Love your cards...and the multiple idea.

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  120. Excellent job of fearing no white space! I love how you experimented with the colors. :)

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  121. Beautiful! Way to rock the sketch.

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  122. Simplistic but lovely card.
    I know it might be past the weekend here in the UK, but I wanted to support a good cause.
    "Like the ivy and the wall, together we stand, united we fall".

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  123. Love your style! Thanks for sharing!

    ptucker6 at cox dot net

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  124. Sweet use of ribbon! Go Ribbons!!! LOL (love 'em too). Seriously though, great cards and love how the four stand alone or looks so cute together.

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  125. I love your card! It's simple and elegant-and looked great in every color you tried!!!
    Thank you for sharing. I'm having fun with the different sketches.
    Lyn

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  126. I love that this card is so simple and looks great.

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  127. Cute! Love how you multiplied it in other colors!

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  128. Great CAS card! Love all the different variations!

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