Saturday, May 26, 2012

Operation Write Home Memorial Day Weekend Blog Hop

Welcome to Operation Write Home's Memorial Day Blog Hop! I am so excited to participating for my second year in a row! I am keeping this short, so that you can hop to several more blogs:)

To start at the beginning of the blog go click here.

My card for today is:
Tip: I used Tim Holtz Vintage Photo Distress Ink to make it look like Chocolate Cake Batter around the edges. ( My recipe cards are always a mess, lol.)

The Inside of the card:
The cake is a honeycomb popup:) It meets OWH requirements when it is folded down:)

Supplies:
Stamp: InkyAntics Honey Pop Baking Kitty
Paper: Hero Arts Kraft Folded Card, The Girl's Paperie Paper Girl,Inky Antics  Brown Honey Comb Paper Pad
Colored Pencils: Prismacolor:943,942,918,928,945,940,9389,944
Adhesive: Glue Stick, Scotch ATG
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Versa Mark, Tim Holtz Vintage Photo Distress Ink




Based on Sketch:




Blog Candy: a2z Scrapbooking with over 300 products including Hero Arts OWH Stamps is giving away a $15 gift certificate to be used on it's Etsy shop.

You can get one entry for posting the giveaway on your blog, one for Facebook, one for being a follower and another for leaving a comment. Leave a comment for each thing you do:) That's a possibility of 4 entries! Winner will be drawn June 1 using random organizer:) Good Luck!

Please click here for the next blog on the hop!

Thank you to all of our Heroes and their families! You are very appreciated!


72 comments:

  1. This card is fun fun fun with that pop up cake in the center! I love the chocolate cake batter on the edges - much like my recipe cards too! NJ!

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  2. Great card! Love that it's interactive and still meets the requirements. Thanks for the chance to win some candy too!

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  3. Michelle HornbackMay 26, 2012 at 9:30 AM

    Love it! The honeycomb is so cute for a cake!

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  4. I love the surprise cake! Oh how fun!

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  5. Super card Elisabeth and such a worthy cause!!!

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  6. Nice card! I love the colors and the papers! I'll have to check out how to do the fold inside! Thanks for Hopping with us today!

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  7. HI Elizabeth!
    I just found the honeycomb paper and used in in our Inspired Stamps post for this bloghop too!! I am going to have to try it with a cake now! Great card!
    Blessings

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  8. What an original and adorable card! l love the chocolate smears!

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  9. Makes me want to lick my fingers! Pat K.

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  10. Cute card...love how you made the pretend chocolate "mess".

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  11. So fun-- I love how you created it to look like cake batter smears--so awesome :)

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  12. What a fun filled card! The chocolate touch is perfect.

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  13. What a cute card! My recipe cards look much the same. LOL :)
    Jen
    jmueller409 at yahoo dot com

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  14. That's a clever idea for the cake batter! I love the honey pop inside this card. I

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  15. Hi! I am now following your blog.

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  16. Cute Cat! Love the "dirt" on the recipe card. Mine look like that, too.

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  17. What fun surprise element the honeycomb pop up adds to the inside of this card. Really cute! Thanks for joining in the Memorial Day hop and for supporting OWH!

    Paula S.
    OWH Blog Team

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  18. What a darling card! I LOVE the idea of the chocolate smears! Too, too funny! And it definitely looks like all my recipe cards and cookbook pages! (Including the pretty books I always swear I'm going to try to keep tidy!)

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  19. Cars is full of fun. Great take on the sketch. Happy Memorial Day weekend! Hugs

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  20. Elizabeth,

    What a cute card! Love your use of Distress Ink -- very clever, :)

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  21. Terrific card and that pop-up cake is such a great element! It doesn't take up hardly any room, yet it is really a neat surprise. I like the "chocolate" on the image panel too, it really looks like a well loved recipe card would.

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  22. Love the cake batter smears and the honeycomb cake inside. My recipe cards are always a mess too.
    slrdowney at hotmail dot com

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  23. I am a follower.
    slrdowney at hotmail dot com

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  24. I am in love with this card and image! Perfect colors and that those chocolate marks...well adorable!

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  25. This is too adorable! Love the chocolate touch.

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  26. Yum Chocolate Cake! Very cute card, love the pop up inside. Thanks for hoppin' with OWH.
    craftycolonel.blogspot.com

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  27. REALLY cute card and special inside. So glad to see you here again this year. Thank you for being part of the Hop and supporting OWH.

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  28. Such an adorable card and I love the "cake batter" splatters...it's the little details that make the biggest impact. Thanks for sharing and for the chance to win the blog candy.

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  29. Just started following your blog. Can't wait to see what other goodies you come up with. I'm always in need of inspiration!

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  30. Cute!! I love the cake batter! And the honeycomb cake is a great idea!!

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  31. Your card is adorable to begin with, but that popup inside really takes the cake! (Sorry, I just couldn't resist the pun.)

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  32. The pop-up is just what the card needed to take it from "cute" to "amazing." Oh, the chocolate smudges, too. ;-) Thanks for your participation in the hop and for your continued support of our troops.

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  33. Very "sweet" card! Love the chocolate theme. That honeycomb pop-up inside is perfect for it.

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  34. How abosolutely adorable is this!!! My recipe cards look a "hot mess" too.

    thanks for sharing ~ Pam

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  35. Oh what a fun and yummy card. Love Inky Antics and honeycomb paper. I have the baking dog set. Great idea to put chocolate smudges on the card. Really, doesn't that happen to all of us?

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  36. Love the honeycomb on the inside, great detail. Thanks for supporting OWH!
    BobbisTreasure at aol dot com

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  37. Delicious card! I come from a family that is run by a delightful 14-year old "kitten" so you've added to my shopping list! :)
    Loved the cake batter look . . .
    Mary, Wausau WI

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  38. Love the cat - very cute TFS!

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  39. Adorable card and too cute on the 'messy chocolate' card.!

    Hummer Hugs,
    Misty
    http://deliteful-gifts.blogspot.com/
    hummingbird204 at comcast dot net

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  40. A wonderful fun card. Love the kitty image and the pop up cake inside.

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  41. Great card - love the pop up in the middle!

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  42. Great card - love the pop up in the middle!

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  43. I've seen the honeycomb cards in my LSS but have never tried one. Cute card!

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  44. Thanks for sharing this wonderful card take on the sketch.

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  45. Love the pop up cake, great idea. I keep seeing the honeycomb stuff and never bought it, but you used it perfectly.

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  46. Adorable! Love the "cake batter" on the image and the pop up cake in the center. What a great card :)

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  47. The colors are great for this card but I especially like the chocolate frosting!! lol New follower

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  48. Your card is adorable! I love the "chocolate" smudges and the cake inside!

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  49. Cute card! I love the smudges on the card since the best recipes are used often and never stay clean! Thank you for supporting OWH and have a great weekend!

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  50. fun card! love how you used the honeycomb paper

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  51. What a sweet little card and the pop out cake inside is the perfect finishing touch! Great job!

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  52. Very cute card. Love the cat being a cook.

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  53. Actually my well used recipes look worse that that! Great card. I have not made a honeycomb card yet...so I am in awe. TFS!!!

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  54. Thank you for your support of OWH! Love the card you shared! Very creative! Thank you for participating!

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  55. The pop up cake is awesome! Thanks for sharing such a cute card!

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  56. Cute card, Elizabeth! What clever use of the honeycomb element!

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  57. Great card Elizabeth!!! Love the bear so much!!

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  58. Fabulous card! LOVE the cake battered edges and that fun honeycomb popup on the inside. TFS and supporting OWH.

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  59. What a fun kitty card! I sure wish my Punch would make ME a cake sometime...lol :)
    Thanks for hopping with OWH!!!

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  60. I love the honeycomb cake in black - that's what MY baking looks like! LOL. Thanks for sharing and supporting OWH.

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  61. Okay, I also linked your page on my Facebook site.

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  62. And I posted about your giveaway on my blog (but I am a total newbie and really haven't "built" much on my blog, so it's not likely to get any traffic). Now that I'm going to make cards for OWH, I will have something worthwhile to blog about!

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  63. And, finally, I became a "follower" -- that was challenging for me (to figure out how to become a follower) -- I told you I'm a total newbie!! Thanks for offering blog candy.

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  64. So cute and punny!! Love the honeycomb. It is a product I haven't used yet but it is on the list for the next trip to Joann's

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  65. Awesome card, I've been wanting to try that honeycomb paper!!!!

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Thank you so much for taking the time to visit and leave a comment! I appreciate all of my wonderful readers! Elizabeth