Friday, November 8, 2013

Caring Hearts Blog Hop

Hi everyone!

I'm excited to be participating in the Caring Hearts Blog Hop today! You should be arriving from the blog of Anita Recksiedler.


The Caring Hearts Card Drive is once again organized by Vera Wirianta Yates and Jennifer McGuire to collect cards to send to residents of nursing homes. The Christmas season can be a difficult time of the year for many people, including those living in nursing homes. For more information about this great cause please go HERE. I hope you'll consider making some cards to send in. It's amazing the impact one little card can have on someone.

Here's my card for the hop using a fun Christmas tree die set from Simon Says Stamp:



Supplies:



PRIZES!!!!

There are lots of prizes to be had! Prizes will be randomly drawn from comments on the blogs participating in the Caring Hearts Blog Hop and even more/bigger prizes for participating in the card drive itself!!! To be eligible for the blog hop prizes please comment by midnight Tuesday, November 12. 

CARING HEARTS PRIZE SPONSORS

Avery Elle
Clearly Besotted Stamp
Ellen Hutson
Fresh Squeezed Stamp
Hero Arts
Inspiration Emporium
Lawn Fawn
Li'l Inker Designs
May Arts
My Favorite Thing
Newton Nook & Design
Online Classes
Paper Smooches
Simon Says Stamps
Studio Calico
Tim Holts
There She Goes Stamp
The Twinery

CARING HEARTS BLOG HOP PARTICIPANTS

153 comments:

Kristie Goulet said...

I love this card! Thanks for sharing!

Kailash said...

Love this sweet design!!

~amy~ said...

awwwww...this is darling!

Cathy Homan said...

Great card. Thank you for sharing!

Kristi said...

Super cute card! Love the use of glossy accents!

Marcie S. said...

I love the cloud paper for your card background- what a great way to use non Christmas product on a holiday card!

cm said...

A fun card, sure to brighten the spirits of whoever receives it, just as you've brightened mine by sharing today! Thank you!
c

Laura Turcotte said...

Adorable card---so fun!

Judy1223 said...

HI Sarah! What a fun Christmas card, I love these stamp sets from SSS and your card showcases how versatile they are! Cute tree! This card is sure to make it's recipient happy!

Judy1223 said...

HI Sarah! What a fun Christmas card, I love these stamp sets from SSS and your card showcases how versatile they are! Cute tree! This card is sure to make it's recipient happy!

Anja (scrappie) said...

Such a fun christmascard love, love those stamps by SSS. Thanks for sharing.

Richell Martin said...

Love that Christmas tree die! I've used mine about 5 times this year already!! Love your card! TFS!

*Vicki* said...

Adorable tree! Love your paper pieces to create this fun card! :) Thanks for sharing the cause!

Kari V. said...

Love your card! That tree is fabulous and the background clouds are adorable.

Tammy B said...

oh how this makes me smile, thank you!

Lisa aka Myran said...

Absolutely fab card! I really love that tree!

Cheryl said...

Thanks for the idea!

Jess said...

Fab card! I always love that tree die.

Scrapycandy said...

Thank you! I love seeing how these products can be used. Terrific blog! and a great cause!

Auror Willow said...

Super cute card!

diana said...

Fun card for a great cause. TFS ;-)

grandmato19 said...

Love the background paper - what is the name of it? Card made me smile!

Lydia said...

Such a funky tree x

Michelle Simone said...

I just love the tree!! So cute! Thanks for sharing!

Laurie said...

Sarah this is SO cute! I love the pattern paper dots and the cloud background! Adorable!

Maeghan M. said...

That wonky tree is just so fun! TFS!!!

Laurie Newbigging said...

Love that tree!

Elaine A said...

Love this little wonky tree Christmas card! It is just so sweet.

Elaine Allen

Larissa Heskett said...

AWESOME!! I am a FAN of this Card Hop!! THANKS for sharing such a FUN Card and for the chance to win!! Have a Fabulous Weekend!! =)

Jennifer said...

Super cute and fun!

pcm said...

cute!

conil said...

Adorable...this is such a great set, hope it comes back into stock soon.

Miriam Prantner said...

Love it! I love the paper you used for the little baubles, a great contrast!

lindaplus3 said...

very cute tree :)

Tami B. said...

They say imitation is the highest form of flattery, so consider yourself flattered. I love this and will be copying soon.

Debra said...

So simple and so caring.

Jen said...

Love the cards- first time visitor to your blog and I'll be back! Thanks for sharing for this great cause.

jj said...

Love the Lined paper with the cute ornaments!

joy said...

Very sweet card, Sarah! Love that tree die!

Laura Jane said...

Nice papers used!

LSmith said...

So very cute!

Jingle said...

This is such a cute card! I just got that die set and I can't wait to play with it!

Vera Yates (Ling) said...

Love the clean design of your fab card, Sarah!

Deborah said...

Great card I'm sure it will bring a smile to someone's face. May you have a blessed Holiday Season

beaverphyllis said...

Love your card and the mod tree!

Jayell said...

Love this card and I love the tree die

Deborah said...

Adorable card I'm sure it will put a smile on someone's face. May you have a blessed Holiday Season

di said...

Great card. Really like this tree and having the snow hill really pulls it together.

Vanessa said...

Cute card

Sabrina said...

Very cute card!!

Kirsten said...

Love it! The snow hill "anchoring" your tree gives great cohesion.

Efrat said...

Beautiful. Love the background.

Anne Harada said...

Very cool! I love that tree die, it's on my wish list!! Thanks for stamping for a great cause!

Veronica Z said...

This is adorable! I love your fun tree!

Meredith said...

Thanks for the chance to win!

Demonica said...

Nice!!

Lizzy C said...

Adorable! Love this whimsical card!

Nikki C said...

Simple and Sweet Christmas card love how you've done this :)

justasiam said...

What a wonderful way to make cards and make someone's day too. Are there any comparable events in Canada?

judy said...

Very cute!!

Teresa Godines #6857 said...

I see a great way to use up some scraps. Wonderful card. TFS

croppinmama said...

Nice card, with fun texture. Thanks for sharing in this great cause.

Judy Tuck said...

Fun, happy card!

Kristen said...

so sweet and simple!! love it!

Barb Ghig said...

Such a charming card, Sarah...I LOVE your tree!

Thanks so much for taking part in the blog hop!

Linda T said...

What a lovely card! Love the tree. A great cause in which I will be participating in.

Candida said...

Love this little tree! An adorable card. Thanks for the inspiration!

Jennifer Scull said...

this is such a fun design! so clever! :)

Synderai said...

What an interesting and creative card, grats!

Kristie Maynard said...

Adorable card. TFS!

Olessya K said...

The colour combination on your card is super adorable!

Kelley said...

I love this tree! Thanks for the smile.

jeannine said...

Super sweet card! Love the cloud paper in the background and that sweet tree! I agree that a simple card can spread the chear! My family will be participating for sure!

Lizzie T a/k/a Wifelady said...

This card is sooooo cute - love that grid-cloud paper!!!

Ariana Garber said...

Nice use of the cloud paper!

Buttarcrafts said...

The little ornaments make the tree!

Cat Craig said...

Such a sweet tree. Love it.

Cheryl Chow said...

Very cute card! I love the tree!

Sue D said...

What a fun tree!

ruth said...

Cute tree!

Rebecca Ednie said...

This is so cute!

Annie Wills said...

Great choice of papers and love this little tree. Thanks so much for sharing!

frommycraftroom said...

Great modern design. Thanks.

Shannah said...

Wow love this modern and fun Christmas card! Great design and colours!
Hugs, Shannah xox

Sandra said...

loving this die - nice color choices!
Sandra ltb

marylouh said...

Simple card but very cute. thanks for sharing.

Trisha Klowak said...

Super cute!!! I love how you made the tree...so fun :)

Lindsey said...

Super cute! Love those glossy ornaments.

arlsmom aka Lynda said...

fabulous card!!!

Stacey said...

Very cute and funky card!

milliedk5 said...

Beautiful card! Love those dies... Thanks for the chance to win :)

Sherri said...

Just love that tree. Thank you for sharing.

Bethany Lau said...

Great card!

Jannette said...

What a fun way to show off the tree. Love it.

Jannette D.

Shaughn Woodruff said...

Great card, two of my favorite products! Lawn Fawn and Simon Says Stamp! Love that tree die!

kyhunter said...

Cute and simple, I like it!

Pam said...

Love your sweet card!

Cindy Groh said...

I love how you used a cloud patterned paper for your background on a Christmas card. Thanks for the inspiration.

Kelley Petri said...

Love the tree and the polka dotted clouds! Thanks for sharing this cute card!

Teresa Ciarleglio said...

How cute! Love this die set!

Janet said...

Love the Charlie Brown Xmas tree! ~God bless~

ancha said...

lovely card, i love the colors you used :)

Pia Krogh Larsen said...

Quite a modern and untraditional Christmas card - and I like it!!

georgeanna elliott said...

Cute, I am inspired to use my new holiday stash! Thank you for sharing and the opportunity to win!

georgeanna elliott said...

Cute, I am inspired to use my new holiday stash! Thank you for sharing and the opportunity to win!

georgeanna elliott said...

Cute, I am inspired to use my new holiday stash! Thank you for sharing and the opportunity to win!

Barbara said...

Cute card and clever use of non-Christmas supplies. Love it!

Daria Z. said...

Such a sweet card, Sarah! Love the tiny clouds in the bg and that wonderful, funky tree!

Mary-Anne V said...

What a festive tree...love this die you used.

Maureen said...

Super cute - love that little tree!!

Amanda said...

Very pretty card! Thanks for sharing it!

Sue Speck said...

LOVE that tree and what you did with it!

Wendy said...

Super simple and cute card!

Nicki Lundeen said...

So cute!!! Love it. nlundeen at catt dot com

Loly Borda-Towery said...

Modern and sweet! TFS

Unknown said...

adorable tree!
thanks
Holly

lynda said...

A Chralie Brown tree! How cute!

Kimberly Rendino said...

Cute! Love the background paper choice!

Colleen said...

What a cute modern tree, great card.

MB Isaac said...

i love the modern tree!

YillyLeon said...

Thanks for sharing!!

Moosisk said...

Oh,my! What a fun card! I just love your Christmas tree and how you matched up the ornaments and the background clouds. Just FAB! Thanks for the inspiration. :D

Karenladd said...

Love your darling little whimsical tree! Such a cute design!

Deborah Montgomery said...

Cute!! Love this card...the tree is adorable :)

Weenie Thomas said...

Love this sweet card!

Donna Cala said...

Love the tree! You have put that on my wish list.

Tracey Humphries said...

Such a gorgeous Christmas tree!

paperpapier said...

love the Christmas tree and the clouds background paper

Karen said...

love the clean and fresh feel of your super cute card...

Laura M. said...

Great card! TFS :)

Joyce said...

What a fabulous card.

Lisa's Creative Niche said...

This is so cute! Love the ornaments!

Cornelia W said...

Your card is absolutely fabulous!

Emily H said...

Love the sparkle! Great card!

Kathy Mc said...

Your cute tree in the snow drift is perfect with the cloudy background paper. The sparkly ornaments on the tree will brighten the recipient's day. Great card for a great cause, Sarah!

Andrea La Vigne said...

What a cute card. Love the large ornaments on the tree. Tfs!

devidhayaal said...

Wonderful card,Thanks for sharing!!

Melfina said...

Beautiful card for a great cause! Thank you for sharing! Be blessed!

valeriemolinier said...

Really cute tree !!!!

Hannah Lewis said...

Cute design, thank you so much for sharing. Hannah x

Anonymous said...

cute card, love the bling on the tree! linda patti tpatti@windstream.net

croppergal said...

Such a pretty fun card, Sarah! Love that die set and your use of it!

Ruth G said...

What a great card! I love the cloud background and the great, glittery star! Thanks so much for sharing!

Amante del Papel said...

I love the color in this card!

Amy Kolling said...

I've seen this die being used entirely too much because now it's definitely on my radar and has jumped into my cart! Fab card!

Gabby Lou said...

I love this tree die but it is ALWAYS out of stock!! Guess that means it is fabulous...just like your card!., I love crooked trees like this one...uber cute!!

Angie M said...

love love love your card! the LF paper is adorable as your background to such a fun tree!!!

bjmartin said...

Fun card - love the tree!

Pat said...

That tree die is so great! Love the card!

karenelr said...

Oh how darling! I love what you did with this card your tree is perfect--the little clouds in the background are a perfect touch!

mtscrapgal said...

I like the mod tree. Thanks for helping.

ChrisM said...

Card is great!

Ren-Yi said...

What a great christmas tree. I love the glossy ornaments. So glad i got to stop by your blog because of this great cause. Thanks for supporting this card drive.