Monday, December 1, 2014

House of Cards: Holiday Blog Hop!


Hi friends!  Can you believe we've come to the end of our third term at House of Cards?!  We are saying a fond farewell to some of our DT members and feel so grateful to those staying on.  To say goodbye and thank you, we're celebrating with a blog hop!  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! 


Here's our photo inspiration~

You should have arrived here from the House of Cards blog.  If you haven't, and you'd like to hop with us, please make sure you start there and continue through the whole thing for the most chances to win!  Speaking of winning, we have some amazing sponsors!

Here are all of our fabulous sponsors.
Our team will be using a variety of products
from these amazing companies!

Daydream Designs
Prize: $20 to their digital store

Deedee's Digis
Prize: Gift Card to the online store.

Eclectic Anthology
Prize: $50 gift voucher to the shop.

Great Impressions
Prize: Prize Package with 5 Stamps

Paper Sweeties
Prize: $20 gift voucher to the shop.


Stitchy Bear
Prize: $10 gift voucher to the shop.



I, of course, went a bit over the top and used ALL of our sponsors to create 5 projects.  I made 4 cards and a digital holiday greeting with a family picture.  So, you're going to have to bear with me as I share each creation with you! :)

Here's my first card~
Using papers from Eclectic Anthology and digital images from Daydream Designs.

My second card~
Using papers from Ecelctic Anthology and digital elements from Deedee's Digis.

My third card~
Using digital paper by Eclectic Anthology and stamps from Great Impressions.

My fourth card~
Using digital paper from Eclectic Anthology and stamps & dies from Paper Sweeties.

And my fifth and final creation~
Using digital paper, lace frame, and title from Eclectic Anthology and
digital reindeer stamp by Stitchy Stamps from Stitchy Bear.

Now get to hoppin'!  Your next stop is Sue's blog!  Don't forget to link up a project with us after completing the hop for an extra chance to win a mystery prize from one of our fabulous sponsors, too!  HUGS and happy stamping to you all! :)

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55 comments:

KarinsArtScrap said...

gorgeous cards Mynn and a beautiful picture
Gr Karin

cohenna said...

Beautiful cards. Great inspiration :)

Ang said...

Hi Mynn,
your cards are all stunning. I just love the blue and brown combo.
Ang

Anita said...

All gorgeous as always my dear friend.

Tammy said...

WOW absolutely stunning creations Mynn! Gorgeous details and design on all, fabulous family photo too!
Big hugs, Tammy

Rocky said...

Beautiful cards Mynn, love the bauble.

Merethe Arstein said...

Hi. A lots of card in my fav color blue.. like that.

I also would lett you know that the link on the HoC post ends up at your last month card :)

Big Hugs
Ma :)

Monika Reeck said...

First ADODABLE CARDS wooow you made much and all adorable I lovvveee alllll the first one with that reinder sooo elegant second one ooh I love how you colored that lamp it looks like shiny..yeah.. third one I love that BG paper so cool and so manly lovely card too Mynn and last card cute tree there..lovely color combo too... and sweet foto of you and your DH and the sweet Dog...nice post Mynn..please see your mail its urgent...hugs, Monika

Lisa said...

WOWZERS Mynn you really outdid yourself here!! This is one FABULOUS display of cards. But I think your final creation is my fave, sweet photo of the three of you. Christmas blessings sweet friend!

Judy V said...

Hi Mynn! Love all your cards. The first one's my favorite and the family photo is great!

Kristina B. said...

Gorgeous cards, so elegant!

MackieMade Paper Creations said...

They are ALL Gorgeous!!!!!!

KT Fit Kitty said...

Wow! So impressive! I love all of your creations! Gorgeous colour palette! I am doing the House of Cards blog hop!

Cornelia W said...

Hi Mynn, all your cards are simply amazing! I especially love the first and second card - you really outdid yourself here! And that picture of your family - so sweet!

Charlene said...

WOW Mynn gorgeosu cards! You really our did yourself and your family picture is wonderful!!!

nattyboots said...

Loving all your cards ,lovely backgrounds .

Kathy D. said...

Rock on Girlfriend! 5 cards!!! I don't know where you find the time. You did an amazing job on all of them but I'm a little partial to the first 2!! They are both breathtaking. Thanks for showing of Diane's Daydream Designs and Deedee's Digis in such an amazing way. Thank you for letting us sponsor the blog hop.
Kathy D.
DDD's Sponsorship Coordinator
and Deedee's Digis Sponsorship Coordinator

Samra Leshinski said...

Oh my goodness Mynn!!! Your cards are STUNNIN!!! I keep trying to decide which one is my favorite, don't know why I am even trying to do that, since I LOVE THEM ALL!!! Thank you for the inspiration! I sure am going to join the challenge, just need to wait for the weekend to come, during work week there is no time for card making :(

Donna Nuce said...

All of your cards are Gorgeous! You outdid yourself! Have a great day Mynn.

cghundley said...

Wow, love all
of your beautiful
cards! Great photo.
Carla from Utah

Pia S said...

Each card looks fantastic, Mynn! I love making traditional Christmas cards with reindeer, but the one that really caught my eye is the second one. It's something very different from what I could make, it has a contemporary look, yet it feels so stylishly Christmasy!

Tracey said...

Hey, this all looks very inspiring, thanks for sharing. tracy

Larissa Heskett said...

WOWOWOWOWOWOWOWOW!! LOVE the INSPIRATION Photo and the AMAZING Cards that you created!! They are ALL BEAUTIFUL!! =) THANKS for sharing and for the chances to win!! Have a FABULLOUS WEEK!! =)

Granmargaret said...

Lovely cards and layout. Thank you for your inspiration on this blog hop. Best wishes Margaret on Diane's Dream Team

Jinny Newlin said...

WOW! You went all out, girl! Absolutely amazing and deliciously inspiring! Each creation is so ornately beautiful! Love!

Maria said...

Wow! Over the top gorgeous creations, Mynn! Your cards are so elegant and beautiful...LOVE!!! And, your family photo is fabulous!

DonnaMundinger said...

WOW, Mynn! You really went to town! Fabulous creations, ALL of them! Couldn't pick a favorite if I tried. Love the gorgeous colors from your inspiration photo. Beautiful work! xxD

Pat Couder said...

Stunning set of cards Mynn although my personal fave is the first reindeer!

Daen'Ys said...

All your cards are superb, Mynn! No favorite, I love them all!!
These colors are really wonderful to use for the the festive period and you have made 5, what an amazing work!!
Have a nice evening
hugs, Rosi

crimsonowlcreations said...

These are all so beautiful! They feel so festive!

Katy said...

You have been busy! I love the papers and the elements on all of your cards-just beautiful! Thank you for always being an inspiration! :) Hugs!

Laura said...

Gorgeous cards, super inspiring stamping!

MRS DUCK said...

Hi Mynn
What a fabulous selection but the first card is super fabulous lol!
You have put me to shame you busy bunny but I only had time to make one lol!
Its a privilege to be part of such a wonderful DT.
Best wishes.
Ang x

monikaskinner said...

Amazing cards. Love the first one with it's vintage feel. Have a lovely day! X

sue t. said...

Holy cow Mynn- that photo truly inspired you. I love all of your creations!

Donna said...

Absolutely gorgeous!

Ruza Rebel said...

Gorgeous cards and awesome holiday picture! Thank you for your sweet comment on my Blog this week!
Ruza
Ruza's Craft Corner

Toni said...

girl, you went all out! My fav is the second but all are fabulous!

Pink Unicorn said...

The cards are all beautiful, I love the colour scheme. I think the first one is my favourite, the reindeer is so majestic.

Turwen said...

You've created really, really wonderful cards!!!! I especially like the first one, but also all the others are absolutely fantastic!!!! Thanks for the Blog Hop!!!!

Hugs!

Jerrie said...

I love the photo inspiration and the colors! Your cards are fantastic and I love your photo and pic of your dog!

Lilian YF said...

WOW! Fabulous cards! Merry Christmas!

Manuela said...

wonderful cards and great photo of you!

frezja said...

greats card :) I love the first :)

Deedee Anderson said...

These are all amazing, Mynn! You do such beautiful work! Thanks for including Deedee's Digis in your end-of-year festivities, and for showcasing the Digis so beautifully, Hugs!

Emily Dee said...

These are so great Mynn, I think my favorite is the first one. Beautiful!

crimsonowlcreations said...

I LOVE everything about this card! This is absolutely beautiful!

Becca Cruger said...

Mynn, your work is outstandingly superb. Your designs never cease to amaze me with their rich depth and warmth. Awesome!

Lynn said...

Wow, gorgeous cards. I love this color palette and might have to give it a whirl this weekend.

D- said...

Wow you were busy. LOVE all your BEAUTIFUL creations. Thanks for sharing,
Crafty hugs,
D~
DesignsByDragonfly.blogspot

*Vicki* said...

WOWZER!! You were certainly busy with your card making here!! They are ALL just stunning!! Amazing inspiration with the photo too!! I love them all!! :) Thanks for the blog hop! HUGS

linda said...

wow, five gorgeous cards and cute doggie pic!

Barbara Rankin said...

OMG, your cards are simply gorgeous! I love each one!!

Dana Joy said...

Oh my word Mynn. Your cards are simply amazing!!

Asha said...

Your cards are always inspirational, Mynn. Love them all, esp the last one! ;)
hugs, Asha