Cards that Care BLOG HOP

Welcome to the Cards that Care BLOG HOP!  Thank you Vera and Jennifer for putting this together!!!! You should have come to me by way of the fabulous Kelly Marie! If you get lost along the way, no worries! Head on back to Vera’s blog for a complete list of participants! The holidays are all about togetherness, family, kindness!  Sometimes we forget about those that don’t have family and are alone, so what a fabulous way to bring a smile to someone’s face by sharing our love of card making! All cards sent in by November 31st will be delivered to the elderly in nursing homes. Please visit this post for the details.  Here is what I created…

Lawn Fawn, Penny Black, Sweet Stamps Shop, Avocado Arts, & I Love It All have generously offered up prizes! Check Vera’s blog to see the specific prizes, they are amazing!!!!! You have all weekend to leave comments on the hop posts! The more comments you leave, the better chances you have of winning!!!!!

Next up on the hop is the fabulous LYNETTE! Not only is she incredibly talented, she is also a dear, dear friend of mine!!

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  1. This is adorable! Love that little marshmallow on a stick. 🙂

  2. Brilliant… I love the idea of how you mix and matched the lawn fawn stamps together!!! Awesome… love this to bits!!!… hugs..xoxo

  3. What a cute scene you created! TFS =)

  4. What a great initiative, this card drive! The card you made is very lovely, love the smiles on the penguin, marshmallow and flame! I’m sure it will make someone really happy. I am gonna hop along now on this blog hop. Hugs, Hanneke

  5. Debbie Rice says:

    Cute card!!!

  6. Great idea for a blog hop!

  7. hee hee hee great scene, Laurel!!! love the distressed/water splattered background!

  8. Love this, what a perfect little scene you’ve created and what a fantastic and innovative use of the stamps.

  9. Terri (blindstamper) says:

    How cute is that?! What a good thing to do around the holidays too.

  10. This is a wonderful idea for a card drive. Your card is really cute.

  11. Your card is sure to bring a smile to someone’s face! I love this hop..just gives you a warm feeling seeing these cards and knowing how they will brighten someone’s holiday!

  12. So cute! Although if I was that marshmallow about to be roasted and eaten I don’t know how smiley I would be about…Hehe I just had to say that 🙂 but in all seriousness…very cute! I am loving your use of glossy accents, stickles and distress on the background.

  13. Your card will definitely bring a smile to someone’s face!

  14. Laurel, what a cute scene! (I do feel kinda bad for that smiling marshmallow, though…does he see where this is going?) Sure to bring a smile to the recipient’s face!!!

  15. laurel, I just adore your card! Great scene & love how you did the background.

  16. Grin, and my s’mores loving guys would love this one…

  17. Kathy Harrison says:

    How clever of you! That is so cute!

  18. Marsha D says:

    How clever to make this little scene. It will bring a smile. Love the idea of this card drive.

  19. Kimberley Jackson-Brown says:

    SOOOOO Adorable!!!!

  20. OMG Laurel! Super cute! Love that gorgeous scene you created!

  21. Brenda says:

    Love this card drive and your cute card – it’s sure to put a smile on someone’s face who will really need it this year.

  22. once again, i’m so excited to see your card!! i just LOVE it!! and i mean that! i love the distressing on the background!!! and not to mention the awesome use of cozy christmas!!!!! LOVE LOVE LOVE! another one of my favorites!

  23. Very cute scene; I love the blue background! This is a great card drive
    and your card is sure to bring some cheer to its recipient.

  24. What a FAB blue backgournd you created! I would love to see a tutorial for doing that seeing as how i am new to using inks in that way. 🙂

  25. That’s a fun card sure to bring a smile!

  26. Awww… how cute 🙂

  27. Super cute card. Very imaginative.

  28. What a super sweet card Love it!

  29. aww your card is so adorable..

  30. Tracey Kuzniak says:

    ADORABLE and fun!!! Fantastic card!

  31. awww…this is so adorable,Laurel! and I love the background you created…fabulous!

  32. Such a cute scene!!

  33. bethann d says:

    so cute, really happy card

  34. Sue Alg says:

    Now this is a sweet card. Did you just splash some water on the background? What is cuter then penquin roasting marshmellows.

  35. Ramona B. says:

    That is super cute, that is one big marshmallow 🙂

    Ramona B.

  36. What a cute scene! Loving the toasty marshmallow!

  37. Robin S. says:

    Very cute card! I love the vibrant colors and the background looks really good with the little characters.

  38. Laurel! Eek! This card is so stinkin’ cute! Oh my word, girl! LOVING that background. Wow. You always rock ’em, and this is no exception!

  39. Lindsey says:

    oh what a cutie toasting the marshmallow…awww!!! lovely card

  40. Dana D. says:

    Terrific card and I love how you did the blue background. Great blog hop and I will be sending in some Christmas cards for the drive.

  41. i just love the water spots on the blue background. that fire flame is such a “ham” too!!

  42. Carol Perry says:

    This is truely adorable with that roasting marshmallow on a stick. Very clever to mix stamp sets to create a happy card for someone to receive.

  43. What an adorable card — just too cute! Thank you for sharing it!

  44. What fun! Beautiful colors and sentiment. Made me laugh!

  45. Your card is just too cute! Love it! TFS and for the inspiration.

  46. This is sooo cute! Love it!

  47. Super cute card. Love all the sweet faces on everything and the colors.

  48. Diana Newman says:

    Cute card that would appeal to kids.

  49. Oh, my gosh…this is adorable! Love the bright colors and the images are too cute.

  50. Cute and clever! Love it!

  51. What a fun card and for such an amazing cause!!!
    I was happy to do my little part to help out! Hoping they receive lots of wonderful handmade cards!!

  52. Miriam Prantner says:

    Such a fun card! Thanks!

  53. Super cute card. Love it.

  54. Melinda Abrahamson says:

    The snowy sky effect is really neat!

  55. what a super cute card!!!! love that fire. 🙂

  56. barbara lassiter says:

    This is such a cute card! Clever idea and someone will love it when they receive it!

  57. kathryn young says:

    Love your card so cute!

  58. Leesa Berry says:

    Such a great cause! Working on my cards for the drive! This card is so cute Laurel!! Love it!

  59. Such an adorable sweet card! I love the little marshmellow and fire! Too cute! Thanks for sharing!

  60. Great card, i just love the holidays and you are all making it so much fun

  61. Your card is adorable! Love the background.

  62. That background is FAN-TABULOUS! What a cute little card.

  63. Jamie B says:

    Really cute card! Thanks for the inspiration!

  64. love the stickle snow!

  65. Jeanne Clark says:

    Yummy and warm at the same time…LUCKY who ever gets this one!

  66. Really cute, Laurel!

  67. very cute!

  68. I laughed right out loud when I saw this. Just delightful!

  69. How cute is that? I love how you turned the milk into a marshmallow!

  70. What a cute cheerful card….somebody will smile when they open it.

  71. nitasha says:

    This is too cute! love that little penguin!

  72. So cute! I love your Distress Ink background.

  73. Mary Tilman says:

    Cheery little card and sweet, too.

  74. Gabriele says:

    love the splattered background – what a cute card and what a worthy cause!

  75. Jackie says:

    Cute card! The background is too cool and that little
    engine is adorable.

  76. another awesome card on this blog hop…can’t wait till I reach the end 🙂

  77. FABULOUS!!! So sweet and cute – LOVE your card and you bg is amazing!!!

  78. Tee hee too adorable! Love the background, so looks like a sky!

  79. oh this is waaayyy cute, just makes me smile! I love it!

  80. Adrian says:

    Adorable card!! I so need that stamp set! Thanks for sharing and giving us a chance to win. =)

  81. This is such a cute card and will make someone smile for sure!!!

  82. Karen Rice says:

    What a beautiful card. I never would have thought to use the water as an item on a stick over the fire–but it definitely works for the penguin! I love, love, love WATER! Thanks for being a part of the hop!

  83. A very cute card and I love the background xx

  84. Haejin says:

    What a cute card! Love it!

  85. love, love LOVE your marshmallows! super fun card, Laurel!

  86. CUTE CUTE CUTE !!!

  87. What an adorable scene you made here! Love it! The distress ink water marks look awesome! Love!!!

  88. Julie in Edmonds says:

    Hee-heee…makes me smile!

  89. Love how you used the glass for the marshmallow- too cute Laurel 🙂

  90. So adorable! Makes me want to roast some marshmallows now!

  91. Leanne S says:


  92. Made me smile BIG… love it. SO fun.

  93. So sweet! I love that little penguin!

  94. I love how you combined those stamps….so cute!

  95. Great card, I am enjoying seeing everyone’s ideas for their cards.

  96. Anita Braddock says:

    Supper sweet card love it. the colors and the papers are great love the little Penquin is so cute and the fire has the best face. thanks for sharing and for thre chance to win.

  97. Goodness me! What a darling card! I’m so happy to be hoppin’ with you! 🙂

  98. Who knew that critters could be so cute? wink.

  99. Ha, ha, this is just SO cute! LOVE it Laurel!! So fun!

  100. Such a cute card ~ love it!

  101. Very cute card! Love the penguin and coloring.

  102. I love the use of water to soften the background and the stamps are way too cute!!

  103. Hehe, love your cars. So darn cute. TFS 🙂

  104. This is too cute… love the glitter!

  105. Marla H. says:

    Love the background you created for this card!!

  106. THANKS for sharing!! I LOVE the card!!
    Have a FABULOUS WEEKEND!! =)

  107. Great scene. I like the glossy accents you added.

  108. Lori B says:

    This card is sure to bring a smile to someone’s face..it did mine! Super cute!

  109. Who wouldn’t love to receive this adorable card? Love it, Laurel!

  110. I love how you’ve used the milk glass as a cute marshmellow! This is so cute, thank for sharing!

  111. Angela A says:

    What a fabulous card! Love the touch of sparkle~!

  112. Ivette E says:

    Love that little penguin!! He looks so happy!

  113. Such a cute card!

  114. Shannon says:

    So love the idea of this card drive. It will be so appreciated!

  115. Tammy Davis says:

    Cute card! Someone will be very happy when they receive it!

  116. Adorable card, love the background and added glitter. Thank you for supporting this cause and a chance to win.

  117. Laura Barrio says:

    So very cute!

  118. linda g says:

    Roasting marshmallows certainly brings a smile to my face…cute card!

  119. Winnie Uffelmann says:

    Such a fun card! I love how bright and cheerful it is and I am sure someone will love it! I love the smile on the marshmallow and the campfire!

  120. This is way too cute Laurel! It’s going to make someone very happy 🙂

  121. What a cute card!

  122. Love the sky treatment. Will totally try that!

  123. I hope the bog hop gets some more card makers. What a happy card.

  124. Oh my cuteness!!! This is the cutest card EVER!!!!!

  125. I love it! Great card, great cause. Thanks for the inspiration!

  126. What cute card! Thanks for sharing!

  127. saw this on flickr earlier this morning and put a big smile on my face!

  128. Your card is so cute! I love that milk glass as a toasted marshmallow!

  129. Gerri K says:

    This card is so cute! Love it!

  130. Adorable card! Love that background and sweet details.

  131. adorable card – hope the card drive is a huge success!

  132. janet Wilson says:

    Teehee – how cute :o)

  133. Soo cute, Laurel! Love how you created the sky 🙂

  134. Fiorella says:

    Brilliant! Love your card!

  135. Joan Garlough says:

    What a cutie of a card. It will definitely make someone smile. Just adorable. Thanks for sharing.

  136. Joan Van Leeuwen says:

    Great card and I can’t wait to start on my cards for the cause.

  137. LOL! That marshmallow looks awfully happy to get roasted! Cute card! I’ll have to ck out your Youtube vids too!

  138. Diane M says:

    Seriously cute card. That would put a smile on any recipients face!

  139. Super cute card – love those stamps!

  140. Alison says:

    Very cute! Love the little bits of glossy accents.

  141. I love “cute” Christmas cards! Great job!

  142. That is so very cute! TFS!

  143. katkat says:

    Haha.. this card is so cute. It makes me smile! Thanks for sharing.

  144. Cute card is sure to make a special senior smile this Christmas!

  145. yainea says:

    Cute card, I love the whole scene and I’m amazed by the background, so cool!

  146. Adorable!!! Thanks for sharing!


  147. What a cute card. It will make someone happy, for sure. Thanks for sharing.

  148. it’s a reallly cute scene and a great idea 🙂

  149. LOVE that Background…such an adorable card!!

  150. Cute card! Made me smile!

  151. Therese says:

    Just OH so CUTE! Makes me smile. Love that marshmallow! Thanks for sharing!

  152. Adorable! Love your spotted background, too!

  153. lol diggin your background …and the marshmallow….luv the way you thing!! too too cute!

  154. Cue card!!

  155. Still smiling about your sweet card! Thanks for being a part of this wonderful endeavor! Keep those great creations coming!!!

  156. Oh so cute!!!!

  157. What a fun and creative card!

  158. scrapalajen says:

    What a sweet penguin with its marshmallow. Yum!

  159. I’ve gotta try the water spraying on ink…thanks for reminding me of that technique!

  160. Weenie Thomas says:

    Very cute card

  161. NanaBeth says:

    What a great happy card!This is a wonderful thing you and yur friends are doing-blessings to you all.

  162. Love that little marshmellow and fire – so cute, Laurel!

  163. How cute! What a fun card!

  164. This is so cute!!

  165. linda patti says:

    funny card! love the images and colors!

  166. Cute, thanks for the inspiration.

  167. Melody B. says:

    What a fun and cute card.

  168. Diana F says:

    Adorable card, so much fun

  169. This is so cite! I love the penguin!

  170. Marilize says:

    Teehee – love this card. So cute 🙂

    What a great hop – so much inspiration. And all for a good cause – love it.

  171. Cute card, love the blue mottled background, reminds me of a watercolour painting technique. Thanks for sharing!

  172. Stephanie B says:

    That is adorable! I love the line of glitter on top of the snow. It’s a cute sentiment, too. Really, really cute.

  173. cute little card!!

  174. Love the combination you used to make this scene! Cute

  175. mary bartolotta says:

    thanks for the cards and the giveaways…these cards will certainly make someone’s day….holidays can be very lonely for those at nursing homes..

  176. This is so cute and cozy…sure to bring smiles.

  177. caroline says:

    what a super cute card. Realy like that background

  178. So love all the little details here. Super cute and so fun. Sure to bring a smile to the face of a senior. Great job.

  179. Such a cute little beauty this card is:) Laurel.

  180. Shayla says:

    The little orange guy reminds me of a character on Aqua Teen Hunger Force…Cute card!

  181. Jessica reyes says:

    The cuteness in this scene is too much!! I’m sure that the elderly person to receive this card will be so happy to get it! So nice of you to do this.

  182. Sharon D from Canada says:

    What a cute card, Laurel! I love your fun little scene and terrific bg! So kind of you to participate with the hop for this great card drive!

  183. We’re all important, regardless of the age! Great idea to help someone during the holidays.

  184. Great cards! What a fun blog hop!

  185. That scene is too cute!

  186. Oh I just love that little flame sitting on the log! How cute!! Really adorable card too!

  187. How cute is that!!! love the little flame! =)

  188. Debbie C. says:

    This is such a cute card…love the character faces.

  189. OMG so cute!

  190. Such a cute and happy card…even the marshmallow that is being roasted is smiling!!!

  191. Inks4fun says:

    That is one stinking cute card, I just love the background you created and the marshmallow is too cute!

  192. Now there is a card that brings a smile to everyone who sees it.
    Fabulous of you to share.

  193. Too cute!

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