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Monday, March 7, 2011

OWH Stars and Stamps Sketch #59 Challenge

Hello everyone, just wanted to let you of a wonderful Blog called Operation Write Home (OWH) Stars and Stamps.  This is a wonderful way to share your love of card making with our fine men and women serving our county.  I am the daughter, wife and mother of a veteran and I'm very proud to say that I respect and honor those who serve. OWH supplies cards to anyone who is deployed outside the nation's borders serving in all four branches of the armed services.

My personal challenge is to make a set of cards (8) each week, and mail them at the end of the month to one the organizers.  I hope that you will take the time and view their blog at http://www.owhstarsandstamps.org/ and get it involved in such a wonderful and worthy cause.

Sketch #59 Challenge


Here is my admission and the recipe for this card






















Card base is 5 1/2 x 4 1/4

Paper:
K&Company-Citronella Pinwheels, cut 1 at 5 1/2 x 4 1/4
Recollections-Orange Small Dots, cut at 5 1/2 x 2
Bazzill Basics-Desert Marigold, see below
Core'dinations-Whitewash Collection-green, 2 1/2 x 1 1/2
Georgia Pacific-White, 3 10/6 x 2 10/16 (for frame back), 2 1/4 x 1 1/4 (sentiment)

Ribbon: White and Orange

Ink" Sharpie-Black and Stampin-Up-Classic-Pumpkin Pie

Cricut Cartridge: Accent Essentials-Accent 48, page 79, cut at 3"

Cuttlebug: A2 folder, Swiss Dots

9 comments:

airbornewife said...

so adorable! I love the paper you used on this card. thanks for sharing~ Pam

Julie said...

Awesome card, Marti! I love the cheerful colors and the frame. Thanks for joining us in this week's OWH Stars & Stamps Sketch Challenge!

Paula S. said...

Gorgeous papers! What a nice bright card... perfect for spring and summer!

Linda said...

CAS=Bright and Simple. Perfect combo! TFS!!!

andyjay said...

Oh, I love the bright papers! Especially at this time of year...:) TFS!

Sherry Hickey said...

What a bright and cheerful card! I like the way you embossed the center panel behind the focal point! Very pretty!

Susan said...

this is such a sweet card

3 Kid Crop Shop said...

I love the cards. Really neat organization for the troops. Glad I found your site. Just started following. Would love to have you follow mine.

Blessings,
Carol

http://3kidcropshop.blogspot.com/

Shirley said...

Bright, like SPRING!!! I could sure use some! How very uplifting and wonderful!