Wednesday, 1 June 2016

House of Cards Blog Hop

Hi everyone !!
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 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!
Here is the photo inspiration :
they call it a Lilly Luncheon but it gives me the idea to throw some kind of palm springs party lol

And here is my card based on the photo inspiration :

So, are you ready to get hopping?!  Yep, it's time, but first we've got 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 :
Great Impressions was founded in 1984 by Ken and Deone Mackenzie.  With a love for stamping, the company grew.  The result is a quality rubber stamp in either wood mount or stickable mount backing for all your stamping needs.  Great Impressions' goal is to provide the highest quality stamps and to inspire creativity!  Please check out our online store to see over 1,000 stamp designs today!  We know you'll find something that will leave a "Great Impression" on you!

Inspired by Stamping
Inspired by Stamping
Inspired by Stamping is a boutique online craft store based in Australia and was founded by Joanna Munster in July 2011. Our commitment is to bring you the highest quality in paper crafting supplies. We design & manufacture the highest quality of photopolymer stamps that bring superior stamping to all crafters. Whether you're just starting out in card making or a "seasoned scrapper", you'll find that our stamps and products are a great addition to your collection.

MHKDesigns is a vintage digital stamp Etsy shop owned and operated by Mynnette Kitchen from On A Stampage.  She creates vintage stamp sets and digital paper packs for all your crafting needs.  Contact her with any requests you have at!

And now, here's your hop order :


Michele Henderson said...

Gorgeous card, Merlina! I love the bright colors and the pretty little details!
Take care!

Oh You Made Me Ink said...

What a great idea! Love your cards!!

Katy said...

These are so pretty! -Hugs Katy HOC DT

Merethe Arstein said...

Nice sentiment card.
(✿◠‿◠) Ma (Merethe)

MHK Designs said...

Merlina, this is just gorgeous! I adore the beautiful patterns you used--and your layering is amazing! That sentiment is fabulous, too! Thank you SO MUCH for all you've done this past term at House of Cards--you will be missed! Sending HUGS! :) Mynn xx

Jerrie said...

I like it when the sentiment is the main focus! Great job!

Em Louise Fairley said...

Gorgeous card, Merlina! It's such an honor to work with you at HOC.
Em xxx

Stir Your Creativity said...

Putting sentiment in the focus is such a brilliant idea

Dotty Jo x said...

Your cards are so sweet! I'm leaving HOC but will still be dropping by as often as possible. Take care and happy crafting, Jo x

FiestyCrafter (Tina) said...

Beautiful cards! What a wonderful sentiment :o)
Tina HOC teamie

Mary Holshouser said...

Wonderful sentiments.
Love how they are the star of the show.
thanks for sharing

Julie Odil said...

Beautiful! Love the colors you chose to use.

María Pilar said...

Beautiful cards and sentiments

Gloria Lee said...

This is so brilliant idea!
Love your design!

Pink Unicorn said...

Gorgeous cards, love the beautiful sentiments and soft colours!

Denise Bryant said...

Gorgeous! I love the flowers on the border and the pretty colors you chose!

Susan Renshaw said...

What a beautiful sentiment card!
Fabulous make for the House of Cards!
Calling All Crafters! – My personal Blog!

Emily Dee said...

Really lovely! Such pretty, delicate flowers.

Taunya Butler said...

Gorgeous projects - love how you used the colors from the inspiration photo!! So awesome!!