House of Cards

Autumn Flowers For HOC...

Welcome to the October House of Cards Challenge.  Use either the colors in the challenge image, autumn flowers or both.

October Autumn Flowers and or colors

As usual, I did a smidge of both.  I started with a sunflower that I stamped in daffodil delight and peekaboo peach.  I love the depth that I get from the peach ink.

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I added the leaves and the sentiment before drawing a line and dots in the opposite corner to balance the card.  Finally, I ran through the trusty linen impression plate.

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Play along HERE!

Thanks for stopping by!

Supplies:  CS:  PTI white.  Stamps:  SU! painted harvest.  Inks:  SU! peekaboo peach, daffodil delight, soft suede and old olive.  Memento black.  Dies:  PTI linen ip.


September House Of Cards...

Welcome to a new challenge at House of Cards!  As always, we have a fun challenge with making either a birthday card, using the colors or both.

September Birthday theme and or colors

My apologies to my teammates and to you for the late post today!  You know when you wake up in the middle of the night and wonder what day it is?  And then remember you were supposed to have a card made and a post up for today?  Yep!  That was me!  But better late than never!

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I went for the birthday card with a bit of the colors thrown in.  I dug out some of my funky patterned paper and adhered to a base of white.

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I accidently shorted the striped piece but I love the result – it adds a bit more something something to the card.  I added the sentiment and then ran the card through the linen impression plate.

Be sure to join us!  Link up HERE!

Thanks for stopping by today!

Supplies:  CS:  PTI funky town and white.  Stamps:  PTI KIS birthday 2.  Other:  PTI linen impression plate.


Patterns For House Of Cards...

The first day of August means it’s a new challenge at House of Cards.  The challenge for this month is to use pattern paper, the colors in the challenge image, or both.

August Patterned Paper and or colors

I opted to use pattern papers for this challenge.  I found some lovely coordinating papers and cut strips that I adhered to a base of lost lagoon.

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I debated about how to add a sentiment and finally landed on using a strip of cardstock and attaching it to the bottom of the card.  I feel like it gives a bit of weight to all of the patterns.

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A few rhinestones for some sparkle and I was done.

Play along and link up HERE!

Thanks for stopping by today!

Supplies:  CS:  SU! lost lagoon.  PTI everyday blessings.  Dies:  PTI linen impression plate.  Stamps:  PTI KIS missing you.  Other:  SU! rhinestones.


I Scream You Scream For July HOC...

Happy July 1st!  A new month and a new challenge at House of Cards.  Use a popsicle or other food item and/or the colors in the challenge image.

July Popsicle or Food Image and or colors

I found a scrap of this fun pattern paper and decided to let it do all the talking.  So I die cut it using a stitched rectangle and popped it up on a base of crumbcake.

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Then I stamped the sentiment and and die cut it with my washi tape die and backed with a piece of melon mambo.  I added some fun twine at the top for interest!

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Link up HERE to play along!

Thanks for stopping by today!

Supplies:  CS:  SU! white, crumbcake and melon mambo.  Pattern paper from stash.  Dies:  Lil Inker stitched rectangles.  MFT washi tape.  Stamps:  RC let’s chill.  Other:  SU! pear pizzazz twine.


June House Of Cards Blog Hop...

Hello! Welcome to the House of Cards end of term blog hop! Be sure to hop to each of the other DT members and enjoy their beautiful creations!  This hop will run from June 1 at 6:00 AM CST through June 15 at Noon CST. Any card style is welcome and we have this gorgeous photo inspiration for your crafting enjoyment!

 

June Blog Hop

 

You may be just starting the blog hop or have come from Em's Blog!

 

Today I am using this wonderful poppy image from MHK Designs.  I used my colored pencils to color the poppy border.

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I backed the sentiment with some so saffron paper and then popped up on the card base.  The poppies look luscious in real life!

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Thanks for stopping in!  Your next stop is Karen's Blog!

 

Do you like prizes? Me too! We have some fabulous sponsors to share with you who are giving away goodies!  Make sure you leave a comment at each person's blog 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! Our team will be using a variety of products from these amazing companies!

 

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For all the details – be sure to visit House of Cards! Prize winners will be announced on June 20th. Card winners will be announced June 15th.


May House Of Cards...

Happy May Day!  It’s a new challenge at House of Cards!  The challenge is to make a shaped card or use the colors in the image or both.

May Shaped card colors

I opted to make a shaped card.  I started with a mini stitched scallop circle for my shape and quickly cut my card out.

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I stamped the flower and sentiment before running the card thru my linen impression plate.  I added some dots and pearls and was done!

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Link up HERE!

Thanks for stopping by today!

Supplies:  CS:  PTI white.  Dies:  PTI linen impression plate.  MFT mini stitched scallop circles.  Stamps:  SSS many thanks.  Inks:  Memento black.  Altenew frosty pink, corral berry, frayed leaf, forest glades.  Other:  SU! dots and pearls.


April House Of Cards...

I’m not fooling when I tell you it’s a new challenge at House of Cards!  The challenge is to either use florals in the corner or the colors or both.  Oh, and try to keep it clean and simple.  I am not sure how I did but I loved what I came up with!

April CAS Floral corner colors

I started with a base of early espresso that I ran thru the linen impression plate.  I added a couple of pieces of pattern paper that I backed with a bit of black.

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I added this lovely sentiment and some pearls.  I did get some florals in the corner as well as some of the colors so I think I did pretty good!

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Be sure to play along and link up HERE!

Thanks for stopping by today!

Supplies:  CS:  SU! early espresso, basic black and white.  Pattern papers from stash.  Dies:  SSS sketchy banner.  PTI linen impression plate.  Other:  SU! pearls.


March House Of Cards...

March is coming in like a lion around here and it’s also a new challenge at House of Cards.  The challenge is to use colored pencils on dark cardstock and/or the colors in the challenge image.

March Colored Pencils on dark card colors

As usual, I did a bit of both.  I stamped the image in crumbcake ink on crumbcake cardstock and then colored with my pencils.

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I added a popped up sentiment and some pearls to finish off the card. 

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Play along HERE!

Thanks for stopping by today!

Supplies:  CS:  SU! crumbcake and white.  Stamps:  SU! heartfelt blooms and text ya later.  Other:  PTI linen impression plate.  Chalks.  SU! pearls.


February House Of Cards...

Happy February!  It’s a new challenge at House of Cards.  Use the colors or create a valentine background or both.

February Valentine background colors

I used a bit of both the colors and the background.  I started by using some versamark ink and a heart filled vine to stamp in the middle of the card.

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Then I die cut and stamped the two beakers, adhered them, and then added the sentiment and some hearts and rhinestones.

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Play along with us and link up HERE!

Thanks for stopping by today!

Supplies:  CS:  SU! white and pink pirouette.  Stamps:  SU! valentine defined.  PTI love potion.  Dies:  PTI linen impression plate and love potion.  Inks:  SU! pink pirouette and sweet sugarplum.  Other:  SU! dots.


January House Of Cards...

It’s a new month and a new challenge at House of Cards!  This month is mixed media and/or use the colors in the image.  I attempted to do a bit of both!

January Mixed Media Colors

I started with three quarter inch strips of coral, green and yellow.  I die cut a shape and then used embossing paste and a stencil to create a harlequin pattern on pink paper.

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I added the sentiment and attached everything to a card base of crumbcake.

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Be sure to play and along and link up HERE!

I am entering this in the Freshly Made Sketches challenge.

Thanks for stopping by!

Supplies:  CS:  SU! calyspo coral, pink pirouette, pear pizzazz, so saffron and crumbcake.  Dies/Stencils:  Tim Holtz harlequin stencil.  MFT blueprints 13.  Stamps:  Pretty Pink Posh damask greetings.  Other:  Embossing paste, rhinestones.