Monday, December 1, 2014

Holiday Blog Hop at House of Cards



Hi everyone! Where does the time go? Can you believe we have come to the end of our third term at House of Cards? We are saying a fond farewell to some of our design team members and I am so thankful to those who are staying on. To say farewell and thanks, we are celebrating with a blog hop! 

This blog hop will run FROM DECEMBER 1 AT 6:00AM CST THROUGH DECEMBER 15 AT NOON CST, ANY CARD STYLE is welcome and please check out the gorgeous photo inspiration for the crafting challenge.


You should have arrived here from our awesome leader Mynn's blog. If you haven't and you would like to hop with us, please start at Mynn's blog and continue through the whole thing for the most chances to win.

Oh yeah, how could I forget- winning! Check out our amazing sponsors!

Here are all of our fabulous sponsors. Our team has used a variety of products from these amazing companies.
$50 gift voucher to shop


$10.00 gift voucher to shop

Gift card to the online store

Prize package of 5 stamps

$20.00 to their digital store

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$20.00 gift voucher to shop

While these are all great companies, I went with this great reindeer image from Great Impressions. It just so fit the inspiration photo. The design is a taken from a card by Jennifer Maguire. 



Here is a peek in the inside of the card.




I hope you enjoyed my take on the inspiration photo. Now get hoppin'! Your next stop is my good buddy, Cornelia and I know she is gonna have something awesome to share. Don't forget to link up a project with us at House of Cards after completing the hop for an extra chance to win a mystery prize from one of our fabulous sponsors also!

51 comments:

Samra Leshinski said...

What a gorgeous creation!

Cornelia W said...

Just gorgeous, teamie!

Cornelia W said...

another comment - I just tested the link to my blog and it does not work, not sure why... here is one that should work:
http://fun-stamping.blogspot.com/2014/12/house-of-cards-blog-hop.html

cohenna said...

Beautiful card. Great inspiration :)

Ang said...

Hi Sue,
I love your card, it is so, pretty.
Ang HOC DT

Anita said...

Love this Sue, so many wonderful elements.

Tammy said...

Beautiful card Sue, I love the window design and that gorgeous reindeer!
Tammy x

Mynn xx said...

OH my gosh, Sue! This is stunning! I adore the fun die cut window you created and I LOVE that your reindeer has a red now! This is amazing! I hope you link it up in our Customer Gallery at Great Impression! HUGS! :) Mynn xx

Mynn xx said...

PS: Thank you SO MUCH for all you do at HOC--I love working with you and can't wait to see how the next term goes!!!

Merethe Arstein said...

wow. Love your embossing folder. And it makes the card complete.
Hugs Ma :)

Monika Reeck said...

I adore the texture on your card and that use of the stamp on the brown paper ooh I adore it..I wish I have that stamp too its sooo lovely on your card and your design looking at the card from Jennifer McGuire also soo lovely..i adore your card soooo festive

Judy V said...

Pretty card Sue! Love the reindeer and embossing!

Kristina B. said...

Very Cute!

KT Fit Kitty said...

This is so pretty! Gorgeous colour palette! I am doing the House of Cards blog hop!

nattyboots said...

Just beautiful !

Kathy D. said...

I wish I could do windows cards...never turn out like I want...because yours is just beautiful. love the embossing on the front and the sentiment on the inside! Beautiful.
Kathy D.
Diane's Daydream Designs Sponsorship Coordinator and Deedee's Digis Sponsorship Coordinator

Donna Nuce said...

Beautiful card Sue! Have a great day!

cghundley said...

Beautiful card,
love the cutout
and the embossing!
Carla from Utah

Pia S said...

This looks beautiful! I love this design, with the die cut window and the way the inside also serves as decoration on the front. Lovely!

Tracey said...

I love this card, wow I want to get making. tracy

Charlene said...

beautiful!! Love the embossing and colors!

Mynn xx said...

Thanks for linking up at Great Impressions! HUGS! :) Mynn xx

Granmargaret said...

Lovely card. Thank you for your inspiration on this blog hop.
Best wishes, Margaret on Diane's Dream team

DonnaMundinger said...

Fabulous design, Sue! Will have to remember that. Love your embossing, both wet and dry. Gorgeous card. xxD

Pat Couder said...

I love your design being on the "inside". I must do windows more often!Pat x

Katy said...

This is gorgeous! I love how you did the circle window-very nice! :)

Tracey McNeely said...

This is beautiful Sue!

Laura said...

Very pretty design!

OH Babs said...

Beautiful card and I like the embossing folder and the color combination.

monikaskinner said...

Delicious colours! Love the embossing and the aperture, great card. Have a lovely day! X

Vannessa said...

Great card and I love how you cut the aperture at the front.

Hugs Vannessa
HOC teamie

Maria said...

Gorgeous card! Love the deer and the beautiful embossing!

Ruza Rebel said...

Gorgeous card! Love the window and embossing!
Ruza
Ruza's Craft Corner

Toni said...

very clever to do a window card--it's like you made a card inside of a card!

Toni
HOC (CAS) DT

Pink Unicorn said...

What a beautiful card, I particularly like the snowflake embossing

Turwen said...

A beautiful card!!!! Really, really wonderful!!!! Thanks for the Blog Hop!!!!

Hugs!

Jerrie said...

I simply LOVE your card. It is so elegant.

Lilian YF said...

Nice card! Great idea!

frezja said...

lovely card

Deedee Anderson said...

This is both fun and elegant! I really like the dry embossed texture on the front, and how the cut circle allows the image to show whether the card is open or closed.

Emily Dee said...

very pretty...love the embossed snowflakes and that stamp is perfect for the challenge!

crimsonowlcreations said...

I LOVE the open cut away on the card--very creative!

Becca Cruger said...

I ADORE the layout of this card. You're so creative! I love that you can see the image from the inside of the card and the outside. Thanks for sharing!

Daen'Ys said...

The embossing, the deer, the beautiful text inside ....I love all on this gorgeous card!!
Rosi x

D- said...

Your card is BEAUTIFUL both inside and out. LOVE the colors and design. Thanks for sharing,
Crafty hugs,
D~
DesignsByDragonfly.blogspot

*Vicki* said...

WOW! Absolutely stunning!! Love the embossed image and gorgeous circle see-through design! :) Thanks for the hop!

linda said...

This is a beautiful card and I love the sentiments!

Barbara Rankin said...

Absolutely beautiful card. I love how it opens to reveal the inside sentiment and the focal point.

Dana Joy said...

Stunning card Sue. Love your layout.

Asha said...

Love the window idea, Sue! And the embossed bg is gorgeous.
hugs, Asha

Katy said...

This is just gorgeous! Love the reindeer-very elegant! :) Thank you so much for joining us at Great Impressions! Merry Christmas! :)