Saturday, May 24, 2014

Operation Write Home 2014 Memorial Day Bloghop

Welcome to my blog!  I'm so pleased to be part of Operation Write Home's Memorial Day Bloghop for 2014.   If you would like to go back to the Stars & Stamps blog, simply click on the above banner and it will take you back to the post with the full list of bloggers participating in today's hop.

Let's get started!  I made four cards representing the four themes I make the most cards for.  

LOVE
OWH sketch 47, digi from Bugaboo Stamps colored with Copics, Hero Arts Valentine Sayings sentiment stamp, My Favorite Things Fishtail Flags dies, and star paper from Recollections.

MISSING YOU
OWH Sketch 53, digi from Leere Aldrich's collection Family Frenzy from PcCrafters (no longer available) colored with Copics, Paper Smooches Circle of Honor sentiment stamp, Lil' Inker Stitched Banner die, My Favorite Things Fishtail Flags die, and embossing folders:  Darice Stars, Sizzix Dots Large, and Cuttlebug Distressed Stripe.

THANK YOU
OWH sketch 218, colored image from The Graphics Fairy, Hero Arts Find Joy sentiment stamp, My Favorite Things Fishtail Flags dies, and Colorbok star paper.

ANY HERO
OWH Sketch 205, image stamp from Paper Smooches Circle of Honor, Paper Smooches Chit Chat sentiment stamp, Spellbinders circle dies, and Adornit-Carolee's Creations All American Collection star paper.

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you enjoyed seeing my cards!

68 comments:

  1. You were certainly busy. What's not to like about your cards. I am now setting out to get me that rooster image. Then later I am going to try my new Taylored Expressions die you inspired me to buy.

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  2. Wow!! I love all your Red, White and Blue cards!! You did a great job on all four cards!!

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  3. What a wonderful collection of R, W, and B cards! Thanks for sharing!

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  4. great cards - thanks for your support of OWH

    Barb Housner

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  5. I loved all the cards. I loved the American Eagle card- what a great symbol. congrats on your participation in OWH.It means a lot to the servicemen.

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  6. These cards are so sweet. That's a nice mix of shapes on each one.

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  7. Kimberley Martini YoungMay 24, 2014 at 6:37 AM

    Love the baseball one. You have a great mix of cards that fit a wide range of audiences.

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  8. Very ambitious! The baseball player is available as a stamp from Whipper Snapper. She must have designed it for them. Very cute cards.

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  9. Wonderful cards! Great mix! Awesome images! WTG!!!

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  10. I love ALL of these! Now you're making me feel badly I only made one card! :)

    leslie (#20)

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  11. All your cards are wonderful, but that rooster...oh that's a magnificent fellow! I must have that image! Very versatile collection of cards.

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  12. All of your cards are positively beautiful!

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  13. What a great variety of cards - all done sooo well. So glad you are an OWH supporter.

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  14. Boy, you have some serious coloring skills. All the cards are lovely.

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  15. Lovely!!! Love the layering!

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  16. Great cards. My favorite image is the miss you guy looking in what looks to be a very uncomfortable position. lol
    April

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  17. You are one busy person! And, with each new card you displayed I "oohed and aaahed" more and more. They are wonderful!

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  18. Love how your backgrounds & layering enhance the images & sentiments!

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  19. Hello!!! What cute images. My favorite cards are the "Love" and "Missing You" cards. Your coloring is awesome. Im a messy copic gal, and I don't color in between the lines. ;)Available Thanks for sharing.
    -Raeanna Smith

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  20. Fabulous cards! I love your coloring and the all of the embossing!

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  21. Awesome cards! Love that Lots of love sentiment!

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  22. Hi LeeMae! As always, your cards are wonderful. I just love that Bugaboo digi (time for a visit there) ! Thanks for all you do for OWH and enjoy the hop!

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  23. Very nice cards. I love all of the images you chose.

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  24. Really love all the different cards.

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  25. Beautiful set of cards.. you rocked the coloring! thanks for sharing ~ Pam

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  26. Have not made cards from OWH Sketches #205 and 218 yet. You have inspired me to do cards from both. Thanks!

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  27. Your collection of cards is fantastic! That baseball card totally cracked me up, especially with the sentiment you added! Very punny and fun :) The rooster card looks amazing too, but then they all look amazing actually! NJ!

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  28. That missing you card made me laugh. I love that image and how you colored it.

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  29. I always love looking at the cards you create Lee Mae! Every one shows creativity and attention to detail! Amazing batch of cards. Have a great day and thanks for your support of OWH!

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  30. Baseball guy is adorbs! Love the coloring you did!

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  31. Love the baseball cards, I've been watching it all day!

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  32. The person who receives your cards is one lucky person. They are just terricfic.

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  33. So all of the cards are awesome, but I think the love card is my favorite! The copic coloring you did is fantastic and your paper layers are cut impeccably on alk the cards! - Kristal

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  34. Oh, that rooster is GORGEOUS! Love all the different designs and your awesome coloring

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  35. You've been busy and created such a wonderful variety of cards. Great choices of sketches and papers. And your coloring is just lovely.

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  36. Great group of cards Lee Mae! As a fan I of course like the baseball theme but I have to say the Rooster is really striking. It look perfectly at home in the red, white and blue surroundings and you did a great job picking papers. Hope your enjoying the hop and your weekend!

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  37. These are all fantastic. Love the comical Missing You! Very creative. Great job.

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  38. Totally adding you to my bloglovin list! Your cards are adorable, especially the baseball boy sitting on the banner. Thanks for sharing! Very cool about your dogs in boxes :)

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  39. Oh my gosh - these are so much fun! LOVE them all!!! Thanks for sharing, and love your dogs :)

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  40. I love these fun cards, they make me smile...you make the best cards!! Love all of them. thanks for supporting OWH

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  41. Love these cards! The baseball one made me laugh! Such fun colors and sketches - Great job!! Thanks for sharing

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  42. Beautifully made cards-- a real pleasure to see such skillfulness! AND each card is so pleasing in its own way-- cute or funny or elegant or endearing!

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  43. Excellent cards - each one more terrific than the one before - your color is so fabulous - wish I could be half that good at it.

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  44. Great collection of cards, wonderful job!

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  45. Wonderful Cards. I really like how you have the lil boy sitting on the banner on your love card and the image on the missing you card is hilarious!

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  46. Your Any Hero card is so nice and clean and I really like the red, white and blue star paper. Every time I see that little eagle stamp I think it's so adorable. I'm finally buying my own!

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  47. Lee Mae, What a fabulous collection of cards! I'm especially fond of the last one. That design is so clean and crisp. Thanks for all you do for OWH!

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  48. All of your cards are great, but I really love that ball player in the first one. Very well done!

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  49. These are all terrific. I love the images and sentiments.

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  50. Wow,a whole series of red white and blue!! Fab!!!

    Sandy, OWH Exec Director
    http://sandyallnock.com

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  51. I am absolutely over the moon about the baseball player! So great! Wish he wasn't discontinued. Thanks for all the great cards.

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  52. love the rooster card and the eagle design

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  53. lovely lovely cards!!! Especially the rooster one!!

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  54. Great cards- love the background and your baseball guy.... but all are super

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  55. All of your cards are awesome but I laughed out loud at the missing you one! It stinks that you can't get it anymore....

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  56. Great choice of images for you wonderful cards!

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  57. What a great set of cards!

    LOVE the baseball one...I have to try to find it...but it was digi so I guess I wont in rubber.

    That rooster is amazing! It's incredible what you can do with digi now!

    I like the stars with the boy-just the right size-not too big.

    Thanks for making and sharing!

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  58. The first two cards would be great for a hero to send home to his or her son. (The "missing you" made me smile!) I really like your AnyHero card, too. Thanks for supporting OWH! :)

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  59. All your cards were great! But "Missing You" really made me smile!

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  60. Your cards are fabulous! They are all bold designs with amazing details--coloring or textures… well done!

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  61. Beautiful cards. You did an amazing job coloring them. Lovely!

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  62. The baseball card is my favorite!

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  63. As a follower, I always enjoy your cards, but am lame, and don't comment often. Love the chicken as your focal point! Thanks for supporting OWH!

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  64. Love your cards, my favorite is the last with the eagle. Love the baseball card too. They are all wonderful.

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  65. What great stamped images and you've done a wonderful job coloring them in. Thanks for sharing!

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  66. Okay, that baseball image has me laughing and I LOVE the one with the rooster! Great assortment of cards!

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  67. I love the variety of styles in your cards! The rooster is so beautifully colored and that little eagle is adorable

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Comments are welcome and always appreciated!