Monday, June 1, 2015

House of Cards Blog Hop



Hi everyone!  Can you believe we've are at the end of our third term here at House of Cards?!  Unfortunately we are saying a fond farewell to some of our DT members and fortunately we are so happy to those staying on.  To say goodbye and thank you, we're celebrating with a blog hop!  You should have arrived here from Mynn. This hop will run FROM June 1ST AT 6:00 AM CST THROUGH June 15TH AT NOON CST,  ANY CARD STYLE is welcome and we've got a gorgeous photo inspiration for your crafting enjoyment! 
 
Our inspiration photo:

So, get ready and let's get hopping?!  Oh wait, hold the horses!! Before we get hoppin',  we have some fabulous sponsors to share with you!  Make sure you leave a comment at each person's blog along the way because the prizes are hidden and we'll be doing random drawings from the blogs where they are hiding! :)  After you're done, make a creation to share with us here, too, for another chance to win!
Here are all of our fabulous sponsors.
We will be using a variety of products
from these amazing companies!

Deedee's Digis
Prize: Gift Card to the online store.

Prize: $50 gift voucher to the shop.

 
Great Impressions
Prize: Prize Package


Prize: Gift Card to Store

Stitchy Bear
Prize: $10 gift voucher to the shop.
  
For the blog hop, I used all Great Impressions stamps. Floral hat and this great sentiment!! I will let you in on a little secret- the design paper is Christmas paper!! The colors just work huh?!!?


The House of Cards Challenge Blog started with our fearless leader Mynn, if you haven't checked out her blog be sure too. 


Now get to hoppin'!  Your next stop Barbara!  Don't forget to link up a project with us after completing the hop for an extra chance to win a mystery prize from one of our fabulous sponsors, too!  HUGS and happy stamping to you all! :)


47 comments:

Наталочка Нана said...

Beautiful card ! Interesting blog hop ! Thank you for the draw ! I hope for good luck )

Margaret said...

Cute card, just goes to show that just because a paper is labeled Christmas or some other season that does not mean it can't be used for a different one. Love that about crafting.

Michele Henderson said...

Sue, this is a fabulous card! That Christmas paper is a fabulous choice! Really goes with the inspiration photo too!
Take care!
Michele, HOC teamie

Cornelia (fun stamping) said...

Oh, this is so pretty and the DP is a perfect background!

Toni said...

So cute! I love how you paper-pieced the hat and using Christmas paper--I totally wouldn't have known if you hadn't mentioned it. Fab!

Toni
HOC Teamie

Mynn Kitchen said...

Sue, this is TOTALLY darling! I LOVE the fun layout, beautiful coloring, and fabulous stripes! HUGS! :) Mynn xx

Jerrie said...

What a fun way to incorp all the colors!! Love the upside down hat with the flowers in it.

linda said...

oh, wow, i LOVE the design of this beautiful card and a great idea to use christmas papers - they're perfect!
linda
HOC teamie

*Vicki* said...

What an adorable card Sue!! A perfect take on the photo!! Thanks for sharing! :)

Monika Reeck said...

So great coloring the image Sue
and I love the choose of that chrismas paper
so clever choosing Sue and the floral hat really a clever choosing to match the Photo inspiration
Lovely card Sue

Samra Leshinski said...

What a wonderful design Sue!!! Live the bright and fresh colors too!!

Em Louise Fairley said...

This is adorable, Sue!

Hugs,
Em AKA Creative Em

Lucille K said...

Such a pretty card, Sue. Love the pretty colors :)

Katy said...

Such a beautiful card! I love that you used Christmas paper-that's awesome! :) Hugs, Katy HOC DT

Tammy said...

This is gorgeous Sue! I love the image and the beautiful Christmas paper, what a perfect match!
Tammy x

Donna Nuce said...

Hi Sue! I love your Christmas paper card! Who knew Christmas paper would be that color! Love your darling flower hat stamp you used. Have a great day!

Martha Herrera said...

Gorgeous card! Love everything about it.

Martha Herrera said...

Gorgeous card! Love everything about it.

MRS DUCK said...

Hi Sue
Love the striped background. The colours match beautifully.
Great card.
Best wishes.
Ang x

Donna said...

What a sweet image Sue, like your coloring and great idea to use Christmas paper, so cheery and perfect for this card! Donna HOC DT

Kylie said...

That background paper is awesome, Sue. I love those pretty flowers! xx

Ruza Rebel said...

Gorgeous card Sue! I love that you used Christmas DT for the background! Super cool!
Crafty Hugs,
Ruza ~ HOC Teamie

cghundley said...

Love that Christmas
paper you used!
Such pretty colors.
Carla from Utah

Judy V said...

Pretty card Sue! Love the image and sentiment!

Judy HOC Teamie

LeAnne said...

So very sweet!

papierelle said...

Wonderful CAS-Image, I like it.
Greetings Gundi

Merethe Arstein said...

Hi SueT.
Sweet card and your sentiment is so true, lovely.
(✿*‿*) Ma
Teamie HOC
http://majaapia.blogspot.no/

Mel C said...

Very pretty card, love the colors!

Graciellie Design said...

Lovely! Amazing design... Simple yet visually rich. Thanks for the inspiration! Hugs, Gracie. HOC DT

Dana Joy said...

Such a pretty card sure. Love the layout. It was fabulous being on the team with you.

Hugs,
Dana

Pia S said...

I'm a DP addict and I don't think you could have chosen a more perfect DP for this photo inspiration, it picks up all the colors from the photo. Lovely image too and I do love the simplicity of this design, it looks fantastic!

Katarzyna Ewa said...

Beautiful card i never successfully coloured such a tiny flowers.I love it

Daen'Ys said...

Gorgeous card, Sue! Love this graceful flower basket and the design paper couldn't be more perfekt - the colors are so harmonious! Did you cut the basket?
Hugs, Rosi

Caroleanne Wright said...

HI fabulous card,love your title x

Dotty Jo x said...

What a pretty image and a beautiful layout - great card! Jo x

Mamma Mia said...

Beautiful card Sue and I love how your Christmas paper just rocks the inspiration photo ... :o)! Thanks for sharing!
Helen x

Flo said...

What a wonderful card!!!

KT Fit Kitty said...

Gorgeous card and beautiful colouring! I love the flowers! Great interpretation of the inspiration graphic! Thank you for the fun blog hop!

Barbara Rankin said...

Absolutely gorgeous card, Sue, and the Christmas paper is perfect for this challenge. Hugs, Barbara DT

karenlotty said...

I just thought I'd join the hop I like seeing other people's ideas

Margarita Navarro-Rivera said...

Fantastic card, Sue! Love the hat stamp!

Carol McCready said...

Love your card. The colors and the background paper are perfect.

Eemeli said...

Love the simple look and how you used the same colors that can be found on DP to color the image. Fab work.

Hugs from Finland,
Eemeli

Magic Flying Boots said...

What a gorgeous image! And the colours work perfectly with it, beautiful!
Jen

Karen Petitt said...

Beautiful card, love the colours and they way you've used the inspiration. Thanks for the blog hop Karen x

Robyn Oliver said...

Just love your hat-full of flowers Sue, very pretty

heather said...

We would have never known it was Christmas paper had you not told us , perfect for the fun inspiration photo card you created!