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01 December, 2016

End of Term Blog Hop at House of Cards


Hi everyone,

Thanks for stopping by and for all your wonderful comments. I'm honored to have you here and I truly appreciate each of you more than you know!

Can you believe we're at the end of my third term at House of Cards?!  Unfortunately we are saying a fond farewell to some of our DT members and I'm honored to be one of them who is staying on.  To say goodbye and thank you, we're celebrating with a blog hop!  You should have arrived here from Donna.

This hop will run FROM December 1ST AT 6:00 AM CST THROUGH December 15TH AT NOON CST,  ANY CARD STYLE is welcome and we've got a gorgeous photo inspiration for your crafting enjoyment!

***PRIZE WINNERS FROM THE BLOG HOP WILL BE ANNOUNCED ON THE 20TH OF DECEMBER. CARD WINNERS WILL BE ANNOUNCED NEXT MONTH ON THE 15TH, AS PER THE USUAL AT HOC.  THANK YOU!***

BEFORE WE START--we'd like you all to know that this blog hop is also a DT CALL!!! We're looking for crafters comfortable in any card making style and it might just be YOU!  You will be contacted by December 20th  to know if you've made the team. :)   Each DT member will just be in charge of one card/project per month plus commenting.  If you're interested in working with us a HOC for a six month term from January through June of 2017, please email Mynn at onastampageATgmailDOTcom with the following information:

A link to your blog.
Attached cards showing your style--3 maximum.
A brief description as to why you'd like to join the team at House of Cards.
Any major life happenings you KNOW you have coming up in your life from January-June 2017 that might interfere with your DT responsibilities.

Please email Mynn at onastampageATgmailDOTcom if you have any other questions!  And now...

I've taken inspiration from the colors and the stocking in the image...


And used images from our amazing founder Mynn's etsy shop MHK Designs, to create my card...



Card: Mint Macaron and Whisper White
Ink: Real Red, Garden Green, Mint Macaron, Pear Pizzazz and Old Olive Stampin' Write Markers to color images, and Pear Pizzazz ink
Digital stamp set: Deck the Halls from MHK Designs
Tools and embellishments: Clear Wink of Stella
Adhesives: Tombow

Challenges...
#100 AG at Crafty Gals Corner
#340 AG at Craft your passion
#168 AG at Artistic Inspirations
November/ December at MHK Designs

And now, here's your hop order~

House of Cards Challenge Blog

Mynn | Cohenna | Donna | 
You're here --->Em<--- 
Heather | Jane | Judy 
Karen | Katarina | Katy | Leslie | Linda | Merethe
Michele | Paula | Rocky | Rosi | Ruza
Shawna | Shirley | Sue N. | Susan | Tina | Toni

I'll be back soon with another creation, so I hope you'll join me then.


29 comments:

  1. Morning Em, I love the image on the this card, great colouring and I think the holly branches look fabulous. Hugs Jennifer xx

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  2. A beautiful traditional Christmas card.

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  3. So pretty! Love the holly and the great stocking! :) Hugs- Katy HOC Teammate :)

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  4. Hi Em, this is gorgeous, love the colours and wonderful holly.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  5. I love your take on the photo and your beautifully colored stocking, Em! Congratulations on another term with the HOC DT!! Hugs, Darnell

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  6. Love your stockings,Em! Beautiful coloring!
    Hugs, Rosi

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  7. Your card is so festive and what a great take on the photo!

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  8. Hi Em this is a stunning Christmas card. Take care. Hugs Jackie

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  9. such a pretty card and i love the holly across the top and bottom! it's been a pleasure being on the HOC design team with you em but, as i wrote in my post, i'm stepping down for health reasons.
    linda
    HOC teamie

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  10. Pretty Christmas card...Great take on the challenge!

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  11. I love this pretty Christmas card, Em! The colors and the holly leaves feel like Christmas! It's been a real pleasure working with you on House of Cards this year!
    Holiday Hugs!
    Michele

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  12. You followed the pattern in a different
    direction and it is so interesting.
    Love all of the greens.
    thanks for sharing a great card.

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  13. What a lovely stocking...and all the holly is so pretty! I didn't even notice those stockings in the photo. Thanks for bringing them out for me! :o)

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  14. What a beautiful card Em, like all the sparkle and shine! It is a joy working with you on HOC also!

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  15. Haha, this card is fun with the all green shades! I like the spin of seeing a green Christmas sock and not a red/white striped one!
    Kind regards from stempelfrida
    http://stempelfrida.blogspot.de

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  16. Nice. I like the green of the sock.
    Thanks for playing with us at Craft your Passion Good luck!! Michelle(DT)

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  17. I LOVE this fun card, Em! The way you colored this image is fabulous--and I adore the layout, too! Amazing creation, my friend! Sending HUGS! :) Mynn xx

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  18. What a fun stocking - usually see reds but love the greens. Such a pleasure being on the DT with you. Shirley

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  19. PS: Please link this up with us at MHKDesigns for our monthly challenge! :) Mynn xx

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  20. Beautiful and festive card, Em. Love it!
    Have a wonderful day,
    Lena
    xxx

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  21. So pretty! I love your shades of green! You did a fantastic job. Thanks for joining us this month at MHKDesigns Monthly Challenge!

    Jess - DT

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  22. I like that you chose to use more green than red on your cute stocking card ! Heather HOC teammie

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  23. Great card, love the digistamp.
    Hugs, Chantal S

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  24. Great card Em! Love the holly borders!

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  25. lovely and festive card! Hugs,Beate

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  26. Thanks so much for joining in on our challenge at MHKDesigs Em! Love your card!

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I love to read your comments. Thanks for taking time to leave them!

Em xxx