28 May 2011

OWH's Memorial Day Weekend Bloghop


Welcome! If you've come from Operation Write Home's blog hop, you've found your next stop! Thanks for making it this far :)


Today I'd like to share "One card made Two ways!" Here is the first card :) Nothing fancy- I like my clean and simple cards! The materials I used are listed at the bottom of this post. I apologize for the not-fabulous photo... we've just moved to our next Army post, and I'm still unpacking the craft room!

To view the second card in my "One card made Two ways," please feel free to scroll down to the post below! You can also find details on my Etsy shop and other items for sale in the post below.

Thank-you to our troops, especially those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice.
"Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends."
~John 15:13


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Thanks so much for visiting, and I hope you'll come back again soon!!
Have a blessed Memorial Day!


.: materials :.
cardstock: white- Georgia Pacific, red- Martha Stewart
stamp- Unity
ink- Memento
twine- The Twinery
eyelets- JoAnn's
gems- Recollections

66 comments:

  1. what a great CAS card! I can't make them at all, so I am in awe of anyone who can. you rocked this one! :)

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  2. so simple, but so touching

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  3. This is so beautifully done. I love the clean layout.

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  4. I love the crisp clean feel to this card, and I especially love the bakers twine tied to the edge! Fabulous idea.

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  5. Great technique - really makes the card!

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  6. Beautiful card Shauna! Loved the addition of the twine to your card - nice touch!

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  7. Gorgeous cards! I'm a new follower. :)

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  8. Love the simplicity of your card, but how all the details combine to make for simply stunning! Thanks for sharing! One of my favorites so far :-)

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  9. Great cards! Simple yet elegant!

    Dot
    Fiskateer #6703

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  10. Shauna,
    simply beautiful. Thanks for sharing! May God bless you as well :o)

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  11. simplicity is sooooooo striking!!! amazing and beautiful card! :)

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  12. Total CAS on both cards!
    Hummer Hugs,
    Misty
    http://deliteful-gifts.blogspot.com/
    hummingbird204 at comcast dot net

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  13. AWESOME CAS!! please thank your hubster for serving!
    Enjoy your weekend!
    Susan

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  14. You've used that hot trend- baker's twine- in a very simple and yet effective way. Thank you for your contribution and sharing with us.

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  15. a 'two-fer'--wow! LOVE the windows, the simplicity, and the bible verse! excellent!

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  16. Great card - I love the star "window"

    Happy Memorial Day :)

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  17. Darling in its simplicity - but with such sweet detail. LOVE this.

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  18. Love your card, Shauna! Have a great weekend!

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  19. How pretty - simple, clean and so pretty. I like the other card too, but I like this one better.
    TFS,
    Redonna
    rleckie911 AT gmail.com

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  20. I peeked ahead to your second card and they are both delightful! I love 'em both.

    Linda

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  21. Your card is great. I love how you stung the twin through the star.

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  22. I love your CAS card, very creative! Happy hopping and have a great Memorial Day weekend!

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  23. I really like your clean and simple card with the cut out star in the corner. It just gets better and better as I looked at you next one. Beautiful cards, both.

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  24. Wow! I looove this card! I love the punched out star and how you wrapped bakers twine around the edge! So cute!

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  25. I love CAS design and I use it often! Thanks so much for sharing two!! Have a blessed Memorial Day.
    RBBRRMQN at YAHOO dot COM (mine is easier to read in caps)

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  26. I love your simple clean cards. I love the Cuttlebug embossing folders. They add so much to a simple clean card.

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  27. I like it simple too! The card looks lovely both ways!

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  28. love your card - can't wait to copy it!

    Thanks for your support to our country. Without you, your husband couldn't do his job. We appreciate you both. Praying for all our service men & women and their families

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  29. Shauna,
    I like the first card best. The simplicity makes it striking. Thank you for sharing on the blog hop.

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  30. I like your clean and simple card too! Thanks so much for your service too!

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  31. Clean, simple and classy! I love the little bit of twine and bling. Just enough to add some pop to it. Thanks for supporting OWH and hopping this weekend!

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  32. Love the simple design. Still makes a big statement.

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  33. What a great idea to put the sentiment in a cut out area! I am definitely going to try this idea. Very nice cards from this post and a previouis posting. I like them both.

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  34. Love the simplicity (and hardware) on your card!

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  35. Lovely card! I like the way your sentiment is inset instead of mounted on top of the card... it makes it a little different. :)

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  36. Wonderful missing you card! Thanks for sharing and joining in the bloghop! Hugs, Karen

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  37. Love the simplicity...just the right amount of bling. This card definitely rocks!

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  38. How fun, to see the two ways you've taken this idea--love 'em both!

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  39. What a delightful card! And I am now a follower of your blog. So very nice to meet you!

    This is one hop I look forward to EVERY year and I sincerely appreciate your participation. My husband is a decorated Vietnam veteran and it's such a pleasure to honor those men and women serving our country in whatever capacity. Our heartfelt thanks go out to them AND to their families at home. Happy Memorial Day!

    http://lillianchild.blogspot.com

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  40. Love the card and the colors used. Thanks for sharing in the hop!

    circlebenterprises.com

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  41. Shauna, thank you for being an Army wife and all the sacrifices that entails! I love your cards, especially the first one - so clean and so simple. Really like how you wrapped the twine.

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  42. Thank you so much for the sacrifice you make for all of us!
    The cards are very simple but elegant.
    Thank you for sharing.
    She11ygirl at verizon dot net

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  43. Awesome CAS card! The bakers twine is a lovely touch!

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  44. Great card, Shauna! I love the CAS style, too! I particularly love the way you tied on that baker's twine!

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  45. This card is stunning. I love everything about it! Thanks for taking part in the hop.

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  46. Simply elegant. You have a great eye for design. Wishing you all the best in your new post.

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  47. Love both your cards. The star cut-out is really a great idea. Thanks for sharing.

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  48. Beautiful card. Love the clean, crispness and the cut out star is great.

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  49. Great CAS card. The baker's twine added just the right touch. Good luck in your new home. TFS!

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  50. You did a marvelous job with both of these. Like you way you tied the bakers twine from inside the star cutout around the edge of the card. Thanks to you and your hubby for your service to our country!
    R/

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  51. Your before and after cards make me want a cuttlebug. I love the simplicity of the card.

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  52. Noce cleaan card. I like the punched star.
    sharon l
    sharon dot lemon @ sbcglobal dot net

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  53. Both cards are stunning, but I do like the one with the Cuttlebug background better (it's my favorite embossing folder!). You do beautiful work! Thanks for supporting OWH!

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  54. great cards, both - I'm a CAS gal so I prefer the plain one but love my Cuttlebug too! thanx for the inspiration!
    - SueB of Blondin Blogs
    sue dot blondin at gmail dot com

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  55. Great cards, I love them both.

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  56. I love stars and your clean and simple card is elegant.

    http://julianaspapercrafts.blogspot.com/

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  57. Love both ur cards and your cas style. I am now following your blog. Very inspiring.

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  58. Very pretty card -- Love your little peek-a-boo star for your sentiment!! :)

    Thanks so much for sharing your card and supporting OWH!! :)

    Amy :) at www.lovetocrop.com
    and Decorate To Celebrate! Challenge Blog ($50 GIVEAWAY going on NOW!!)
    scrapbookingwithamy (at) gmail (dot) com

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  59. Love your CAS card!! Thank you for sharing!!

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  60. I like this a lot! The star cut as a "window" is perfect for this card. Thanks for sharing it.

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  61. Love this card and I'm bookmarking your blog so I can check on your Etsy store when it reopens!

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  62. Very nice impressive card. Thanks for the inspiration. Hope you will settle in well and set up your craft room soon. Look forward to seeing your projects.

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  63. This is gorgeous and so perfect, Shauna!

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Hi! Thanks so much for visiting :)

I moderate the comments just so it's easier to see that you've left a comment! Hehe, so your comment won't appear until I get a chance to read the sweet words you have for me :) *huggs*
God bless- Shauna