Friday, December 16, 2011

Operation Write Home - Welcome to our Hero Art SKIP


Welcome to the last stop on our "Happy Hour Skip" - creativity makes me happy and being Friday makes me Happy also plus I am not working next week. 

If you came from Sandy's blog - then you are in the right spot.  We are featuring the three stamp sets that Hero Arts just released in partnership with Operation Write Home.  I have used the set "All The Time" on my card - it has some great sentiments to go along with the two clock faces. 

I had the red doily heart which I am sure I bought last year at the end of the valentine card season - I think it makes such a great backdrop for the clock face.  The paper I used is a double sided paper from October Afternoon so it made it easy to coordinate the papers in the card.  The clock face and sentiment are pop dotted.

Remember you can win one of these wonderful sets by just leaving comments along the way.
OWH is giving away one of each of the Hero Arts stamp sets, and the 3 winners will be picked from all comments on all the blogs in the skip - the more blogs you comment on, the more entries you have! Winners will be drawn Sunday night.  How easy is that.

I hope you have enjoyed our "Creative Happy Hour".

55 comments:

Mignon said...

Beautiful card...love that clock!

Misty said...

the whole card is stunning, but the dollie makes it pop.
Hummer Hugs,
Misty
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Nancy M said...

I like how your card is a balance of masculine and feminine elements, making it just right for either gender! The plaid paper pops, as does the doily. TFS.

Kathryn said...

That doily is a fun touch! Love it!!

Debra said...

Like the use of the dollie.

debb said...

Love the doily and clock! Great card!

Life's Creative Adventures said...

I love the pop color of the doley on the card!! great job!

Sandi said...

I love that doily Barb! Awesome colors!

Ann said...

Barb, what an amazing card!! I LOVE how you paired masculine and feminine!! That would make a great challenge!

Deb said...

Ooo! I really like this card.

WAflowerchild said...

I agree - the doily really adds a vintage romance look to the card, making it more versatile to use for either masculine or feminine...

Crafting Adventures said...

Love the giant heart in the background!

Marsha said...

What a cute idea. Love the doily and the plaid paper. Very nice.

Velda said...

Good use of the doily. I think I have some of them in a drawer.

Lynn said...

I agree! The red of the heart and the plaid are a great combination!

Cindy's Card Co said...

Quite fancy my dear. The doily really makes a difference.

Wendy said...

This is a wonderful card! I'm not big on hearts, but this works so well with the clock and the plaid paper. Nicely done!

Dotti's Hobbies said...

Love your card! That doily and the plaid paper are great and the twine with the button just ties it all together!

adele holcomb said...

Love that doily heart with the clocks!

I just couldn't wait and hope I might win them -- I already bought all 3 OWH stamp sets!

Yolanda said...

Terrific contrast with the doily and the stamp.

Anita said...

Stunning card!

sherry varga said...

Love it!!!

rscholz said...

What a cute card. Love how you used the heart doily behind the clock.

KarenS said...

Cute card. The red doily is the perfect embellishment for the clock stamp.

Linda said...

That plaid paper is perfect with that clock! Love it!

Nanner's Kool Cards said...

The doily heart with the clock looks great. I really like that pop of red color from the heart.

Berni said...

I love this card, everything, the color, the dolly, everything. beautiful. Only thing missing are the stamps on my shelf.

Paula S. said...

Great how you added the doily and how it picks up the red in the plaid! This clock set is so versatile. Perfect for OWH!

Anonymous said...

This was such a fun hop . Glad to see the new stamps and so many different ideas on how to use them. Waiting for Hero Arts to have them on site. Thank you Charlsie

airbornewife said...

Oh my gosh! about a week and a half ago I worked so hard to make some cards using some red and some white heart doilies that I bought a year or so ago.. nothing I did satisfied me so I gave up.... fast forward to today and here is this beauty you have created.. I think I will pull them heart doilies back out again. thank you for the inspiration. ~ Pam

Anonymous said...

Clever idea using a doily behind the clock.

I picked up the clock set at my local stamp store and will have to find the time to play with it.

Thanks for the inspiration.

sf_crafter

AllisonG said...

I think those clocks are my favorite of the three sets from Hero Arts. You did a great job using this set on your card.

Jen said...

Very clever... Love it!

Rufus said...

Love the clock set, it's my favorite of the three. Great idea to use the doily behind the clock.
R/

SuzAnn said...

awesome combination of elements! LOVE the plaid paper and doily. Now if I could just get those stamps.... :)

Samantha said...

So pretty! I've bought several dollies but have yet been able to actually make a card with them! Fabulous job!

Kathie said...

This is a great masculine card and I love the way you used the red heart to make the red in the plaid pop. Your card is another reason for me to want this set of stamps.

Dixie Cochran said...

Barb, I love the design of this card! Thanks for the skip today; it was fun! I've ordered the 2 sets of OWH/HA stamps I don't have from my LSS, and I can't wait to get my hands on them.

Barb's Boys Inspired said...

I love the way you 'popped' the clock, and that doily heart is awesome!

Lucy said...

I think I have some doilies my stash, but the trick will be to find them. What a great use of them in combo with the stamps. Nice!!!

Karen McAlpine said...

Love the new Penny Black clock stamp! Very fun hop with lots of good ideas for OWH cards. Thanks for sharing.

ThePurplePlace said...

WOW! WOW! WOW! I absolutely LOVE this and the red doily is such an elegant touch! I'm in awe, as always of all your fantastic cards!

Thanks for some wonderful new inspiration!!

Holiday Hugs,
Lisa

Becca Whitham said...

Somehow you have managed to make a card that feels masculine with a red heart doilie. Perfect for a rough, tough soldier to either give or receive. NICE!

BJ said...

Lovely card. The lace heart really sets it off.

Sybrina K said...

Barb,

A fabulous card -- and another perfect example of not letting the original theme/holiday of papers or adornments limit their use.

Very creative and quite stunning!
Thanks for sharing!

Yvonne B. said...

I am really enjoying your card. The doily is indeed a fine backdrop to the clock face. Very fun! Thanks for sharing your ideas and creativity, Barb!

Linda Grady said...

Awesome card - love the red/black plaid and the red heart added along with the great clock image. That sentiment is so cool. Gotta check with my LSS Monday - gotta have them.

Carol said...

Your card is very cute and I love the doily heart. The red on it really makes the card pop!

Shelly said...

beautiful card, I love the pop of red!

Deborah345 said...

Great cards, really like the feel of it the lace to the plaid which seems more masculine.

Tameko said...

Love this card. Nice touch with the heart doily.

cinmfoster said...

Beautiful card, love the doily heart on this. Thanks for for the inspiration.
Cindy F

Jackie - aka funhockeymom25 said...

beautiful! the heart adds the right touch!

Aundria B. said...

The heart doily really makes this pop - love it and the color theme you chose for this card! TFS!

Crafty Khandy said...

I love that red doily with the clock. I would never have thought of it but the pairing is so nice.