Today we are celebrating the 7th annual Caring Hearts Card Drive with a fun blog hop! The purpose of this card drive is to collect handmade holiday cards for the elderly that live in nursing homes around the world. Since 2010 this event has been bringing joy to many nursing homes throughout the US, Canada and Australia. And this year, they are branching out to the UK! What better way to share our love of card making than to bring joy to others, right? We hope you’ll join us in supporting the card drive. Details for the card drive can be found at: Vera Yates Blog & Jennifer McGuire’s Blog.
No hop is complete without a fun giveaway, right? Simon Says Stamp is generously offering a $150 gift card for this hop. All you need to do is visit and leave a comment on each blog. The winner will be randomly selected from one of the participants’ blog. You have until midnight Thurday, 11/17/2016 to leave comment. Winner will be announced on Vera’s blog on Friday, 11/18/2016.
Here are some holiday card inspirations I’m sharing today for this very worthy and very awesome cause! :)
(click on the pics to enbiggan)
Let’s spread it, people!
I kinda got on a roll with different ways of using the Holiday Words Die Set . . .
Used the Stitch Cover Plate with watercolor paper, and then cut the words out and 3D mounted them to my card front.
Pressure embossed the Stitch Cover Plate into watercolor paper using the Silicone Rubber Sheet and then glued the words, die cut from glitter paper right over top. I love how using watercolor paper for embossing the cover plate makes it look like a cable knit sweater! *fist pump*
Layered a negative die cut of the words over some Oh Joy patterned paper by PinkFresh Studio and then clipped a piece of starry gold foiled acetate (same Oh Joy collection) over the top, and Bob’s yer Uncle! ;)
FANTASTICAL HOP ROSTER:
- Vera Yates
- Jennifer McGuire
- Laura Bassen
- Shari Carroll
- Debby Hughes
- Heather Ruwe
- Julie Ebersole <YOU ARE HERE
- May Sukyong Park
- Yana Smakula
- Ruby Ianigro
- Jessica Frost Ballas
- Wendy Ramlakhan
- Kathy Racoosin
- Amy Lee
- Simon Says Stamp
Card making for one of the bestest causes? Hope you join in and spread the joy, peace & love! Thanks so much for stopping by my place today!
Enjoy the hop!
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