Saturday, March 20, 2010

Operation Write Home Bloghop!!!



I am so excited to be a part of this wonderful hop today!  

Please make sure you start here:


If you have never heard of Operation Write Home here's a little info:

The simple version: you send your handmade cards to a shipper, they process them and ship them out!  You don't need to "sign up" or become a "member" or anything—just get started!
You can find more info:
During today's hop you will see so much talent it's unreal!  There are some tutorials and some blog candy being offered so make sure you visit everyone.  

Here is my card:


The stamps are from the Sending My Love set by Unity.  
I think this set is perfect for making cards for OWH.

Your next stop on the hop is :


Thank you so much for stopping by!

81 comments:

Operation Write Home said...

What a sweet stamp! I love the little butterflies flitting out of the mailbox. And your flower embellies on the sentiment are precious, Tara! Thanks for making the hop even more special :)

BonnieRose said...

omg.. what a beautiful card!!! wow.... Love it.... love that Unity. I don't hv that set.. but it's one I proly shud get for my collection.. ur card is perfect!

Fabre said...

Great card, Tara! Hope you are having fun hopping like a bunny today, and thanks for joining in on the blog hop!

Dawn said...

great card. I also am happy to see your alice post, big fan can't wait to check that out when I'm done hoping.!

...Darlene said...

Tara,
Great simple card. I love the mail box. Getting real mail is such a treat today. Which is why I love OWH.

txbluiz said...

love your card -- I really "need" to get that stamp set. Definitely spring colors on your card :-)

Vieve said...

I love orange! Love how you incorporated it!

~Denise Lynn~ said...

Cute card with a perfect sentiment. Love the pretty papers too. :)

Wendy said...

I love your card! But most of all I love your simple explanation of OWH! :-)

Kate said...

Very sweet! I love the little butterflies coming out. Happy blog hopping!

Elisabeth said...

Cute stamp!! And the butterflies fluttering out are perfect!

Rhonda Miller said...

What a great card. I love that image. TFS.

Betty said...

Love the card (and the lovely header image for your blog)! I have that stamp set and LOVE it... I purchased it because I thought it was perfect for OWH cards.

Meg Bean said...

Great stamp and card. I love how you layered it on the orange cardstock. Beautiful!

Merry's Musings said...

Perfect card! So cute.

Tammy said...

Such a cute card...I love the little butterflies! It is perfect to send into OWH!

Jan Hunnicutt said...

Great card, you're right that mailbox is perfect for OWH!

Paula said...

You simply can't go wrong with a missing you card as far as I'm concerned. :) Great springy colors!

Karen Howard said...

LOVE this card... love the little buttflies flitting out of the mailbox and the cute flowers at the base of the post. Gorgeous patterned paper too!

hiscreation2 said...

I love the spring-y look of this card and that stamp is terrific! Great contribution to a wonderful Hop!
hiscreation2@hotmail.com

levelsoflight said...

Oh, I love your choice of stamp for that card! The way it is colored is beautiful, as well! =)

Kajikit said...

What a nice clean springy card you shared...

Tami B. said...

Great card and I love the little mailbox.

shelly said...

very sweet card.

lavendarrose29 said...

What a pretty card. I love the colors and sentiment you used. Thanks for sharing with us.

Cut n Paste said...

Love that mailbox stamp!!! Thanks for participating in the blog hop!

Bekah's World said...

Cute card! As a military wife I want to say thank you for helping OWH serve those separated from their loved ones.

Monica said...

Great card! I love that stamp set and your coloring is great! Thanks for hopping with us today!

Anita said...

Cute card!

Mrs. E said...

What a cute card, I love the "happy" colors you used!

Cathy... said...

I agree--what a perfect stamp for cards for the troops! Beautiful card!

Hannah said...

Charming card - cute stamp! TFS

Trinity Paper Arts said...

Tara, This is such a clean, tailored card - very nice. It is a great design and I've marked it to come back and look at it again! Thanks and blessings, Louise

Marianne said...

Hello,

What a beautiful card. I will need to go see what else Unity offers.

Dixie Cochran said...

I love the mail box!! Thanks for sharing!

rstuck2003 said...

I love that stamp...love your paper! This is such a nice card.

StampinSher said...

That is a perfect card for OWH to send and to receive! A mailbox! Your card is beautiful and uplifting. Thank you for sharing and thank you for participating in the OWH Blog Hop.
Sher

Donna Inks said...

I love that stamp! Very cute card and very fitting!

Linda L said...

Beautiful card. I love the sentiment! I live near Madison Wisconsin. Your picture at the top of the blog looks like it is on the same lake ours is in Vilas County. Beautiful!
I am now a follower and happy to find your blog.

JenMarie said...

Oh such a lovely card!

GrannyCharlotte said...

Great card. Love the mailbox and the sentiment. Perfect card for sending to our troops to use to write their loved ones on. Thanks for sharing.

Shelly said...

Very pretty card! I like mailbox images. That's a great set of stamps and it is a good one for making OWH cards.

Renee said...

Cute card. Love the flowers around the sentiment!

Our Little Inspirations said...

What a charming little card! I love mailboxes and this one is just perfect! I love your blog banner too!

Julie said...

Love that mailbox stamp! Great card!

Marci said...

What a cute stamp! It makes a great missing you card.

Rufus said...

Perfect OWH card! I've got a similar stamp that I use a lot for OWH cards.
R/

Cyn said...

Great card!! I also must say I am jealous of the beautiful pic of the wonderful trees on your blog!!

Shirley said...

What a beautiful card with a heartfelt message. Some soldier's loved one is going to really enjoy receiving this.

Thank you for hopping for such a great organization.

Shirley said...

What a beautiful card with a heartfelt message. Some soldier's loved one is going to really enjoy receiving this.

Thank you for hopping for such a great organization.

andyjay said...

Hello from another Wisconsinite!Really cute card, Tara!

PaulaM said...

What a very cute card. I love the idea of using a mailbox to convey that someone is missed - AND loved! TFS

Kas said...

OH< I think that the mailbox is perfect for these cards!!

Carmen O. said...

What a cute card! I love the mailbox image and the card design. I've gotten a couple of Unity sets and just am itchin to use 'em. Thanks for the inspiration!

aerobuyck said...

I like your card but I love your hello basket. You have done a bunch of challenges, they are great. Gonna have to check out Unity stamps too. Thanks for what you do for OWH.

Gloria Westerman said...

How adorable....what a great card ......thank you for sharing...

~Jeri~ said...

You are soooo right!! This is a perfect stamp for our soldiers abroad, as well as their loved ones here at home. I'm gonna have to look into getting this stamp set! Your card is adorable..great coloring!!!

As a military spouse and someone new to OWH, I thank you for taking part in this awesome blog hop and in OWH!

Whispers and Wishes said...

Really precious card. Very sweet without being too sentimental... Great job!

Jennifer Moore said...

Such a cute little mailbox.

Tassie said...

You are sooo right..,. that stamp set was a perfect fit for cards for our Heros. Great card!!

Collette said...

What a cute card - love the image.

dustypenny said...

Super cute card! Thanks for sharing!

Lauretta See said...

Gorgeous :) love the colors :)
Enjoying the Hop :))

Hugs x

Caro said...

Wow! What a gorgeous photo you have on your blog! And I love the mailbox card..

JPScraps said...

I thought I recognized the Unity. You're right , it's perfect for OWH!

Carolyn Bounds said...

What a lovely creation!!! I love the vibrant, cheerful colors!!! This beauty simply oozes springtime!!! I love it!!!

Hugs!
Carolyn

Kimme said...

what a nice springy card to encourage people to write home. Let's fill mailboxes together :)

jengd said...

Great card! Such a cute image and great colors with it!

Ola said...

Love the stamp!!! Def. will remind you to write home!!!

Thanks for Sharing!

xoxo
Ola
okj83 at live dot com

Jillian said...

Cute card - I like that stamped image. I really should stamp more often - I make a lot of cards, but not so many using my stamps. Seeing how nicely yours turned out makes me want to get my stamps out and play! :) Happy Hopping!

Missy Mo Crafts said...

love your card - nothing in particiular - it just made me smile

Maria Levine said...

Fabulous card! Gotta love the Unity Image! Nice job!

debb said...

Beautiful card!

Loni said...

Perfect card for any Hero to send home. Thx for sharing your talents and LOVE your trees picture on your header. Thx for supporting OWH. Hugs, Loni - Stop #55

Trinity's Designs and Photography said...

Great card. Thanks for sharing!

Pamela B.

Susan said...

That is an adorable card, and you are right perfectly appropriate for it's intent. I am now a follower of yours and ( all the others also) and plan on "joining" and creating for OWH.
thanks, Susan

Cr8ive ME said...

What an adorable card.

{hugs}
M.E.

Lyneen said...

SWEET SWEET CARD! Thanks for sharing and supporting OWH.

I hope you had time to stop by my hop post.

Jan said...

Hi, Jan here from Papercraft Planet, Crafty Secrets group :)
I wanted to let you know that the challenge is to create a dimensional project and the first 10 people who join the group and send me their mailing address get a shadowbox diecut! So, there's still 2 up for grabs and if you hurry on over and join, leave a comment youlike to participate..I'll mail you one :)
Also, there's a give away on my blog that includes 2 of these diecuts!!
Your blog is beautiful and I love the sweet little card you made :)

Nancy Keller said...

That is the cutest, saddest, most adorable little stamp ever :) I love it! Thank you for sharing your card!

Summer Rose Scrapbooks said...

Your card is darling! Love that little mailbox.

Corinna
www.myscrapbooklife.com