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Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Blog Hop Prize Winners

Hi, everyone!
 THANK YOU to all who joined in our bi-annual blog hop!  
We will be announcing the winning cards next month on the 15th,
 as per our usual here at House of Cards, 
but we didn't want the prize winners to have to wait that long, 
so we're announcing them TODAY!
  Let's get to it!

The winner of the Beccy's Place prize
from Donna's Blog is~
Beate Rauer CLAIMED

The winner of the Cute As A Button prize
from Heathers's Blog is~
MarĂ­a Pilar CLAIMED

The winner of the Great Impressions prize
from Shirley's Blog is~
Pam Sparks CLAIMED

The winner of the MHKDesigns prize
from Leslie's Blog is~
Chantal CLAIMED


Congrats to all the winners!  
To claim your prize, please send an email to Judy at jvzcreationsATgmailDOTcom. 
 If prizes are not claimed by January 15, 2017, they will be redrawn. 
Stay tuned for more challenges coming January 1st!  HUGS! :)

Thursday, December 15, 2016

November 2016 Winners

WOW.  
We had some absolutely AMAZING entries in our challenge last month!  
We all had a hard time voting on just our top 5 favorites
 but we did it and now we have some winners to announce!

Our Top Winner is~

#28 Carol



Our Top 5 are~




#51 Nora N


Congratulations, one and all!
  Please grab your badges from the sidebar and wear them proudly--
they were all very well deserved!  

 HUGS and happy stamping to you all!
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Thursday, December 1, 2016

End of Term Blog Hop


Hi everyone!  Can you believe we've are at the end of our fourth term here at House of Cards?!  Unfortunately we are saying a fond farewell to some of our DT members and fortunately we are so happy to those staying on.  To say goodbye and thank you, we're celebrating with a blog hop!  You should have arrived here from Mynn. 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 HERE 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...

Here is the photo inspiration~

So, are you ready to get hopping?!  Yep, it's time, but first we've got some fabulous sponsors to share with you!  Make sure you leave a comment at each person's blog along the way because the prizes are hidden and we'll be doing random drawings from the blogs where they are hiding! :)  After you're done, make a creation to share with us here, too, for another chance to win!


Here are all of our fabulous sponsors.
Our team will be using a variety of products
from these amazing companies!
Prize: 1 stamp set or 3 single images
Visit My Online Store


Cute as a Button
Prize: 3 single images




Prize: Any three products of your choice!



And now, here's your hop order~

You're here ---> House of Cards Challenge Blog<---You're here

Mynn | Cohenna | Donna Em | Heather | Jane | Judy 
Karen | Katarina | Katy | Leslie | Linda | Merethe
Michele | Paula | Rocky | Rosi | Ruza
Shawna | Shirley | Sue N. | Susan | Tina | Toni

Now get to hoppin'!  Your next stop is Mynn'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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Friday, November 25, 2016

Group 4: November Challenge: Lots of Layers and/or Colors

Hello Readers,

Welcome back to another dose of inspiration, this time from the amazing group four. Please don't forget this is the last week you can enter our challenge. As you can see, our team had a lot of fun with this challenge. Lots of eye candy to spur some creative thoughts.

Here are their cards, enjoy!









Thanks so much for taking time to check us out! We'll be back soon with a new challenge and more inspiration from our talented Design Team. 

Until then, Happy crafting!

Sunday, November 20, 2016

Group 3: November 2016: Lots of Layers and Colors



Hello Everyone!

Welcome to House of Cards! Today Group 3 is sharing their gorgeous creations for our current November challenge.

Create a card featuring Layers or the Color Palette

Take a look a what the lovely ladies of Group 3 have created for you today!
The DT cards will be showcased here throughout the month,  so stop back and give the team some blog love  We hope you join in the fun, too! Please check out our House Rules HERE before linking up! Can't wait to see your creations!

Thank you all so much for joining us today!

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

October 2016 winners


WOW.  
We had some absolutely AMAZING entries in our challenge last month!
 We all had a hard time voting on just our top 5 favorites,
 but we did it and now we have some winners to announce!

Our Top Winner is~




Our Top 5 are~



#11 CG

#12 Anita

#13 Petra M

Congratulations, one and all!

  Please grab your badges from the sidebar and wear them proudly--
they were all very well deserved!  

HUGS and happy stamping to you all!

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Group 2 : Lots of Layers and/or Colours

Thank you for calling in at House of Cards Challenge Blog.  
Group 2 are sharing their creations with you today for our current challenge!  


Lots of Layers and/or Colours


Take a peek at what they've got for you...

Rocky


Katy


Linda


Tina


Shirley


Thank you so much for taking time to look at Group 2's creations!  We hope you join in our current challenge--we love to see your creations!  Don't forget to check and see if you are one of our most recent winners, too!  We'll be back soon with more inspiration from the Design Team.  Until then happy stamping, friends!

Saturday, November 5, 2016

Group 1 November Challenge: Lots of Layers and/or Colors


Hello everyone! 
Thank you for stopping by House of Cards Challenge Blog! 
Group 1 is sharing their creations with you today...



Lots of Layers and/or Colors




Many layers from Groupe 1 Design Team!! :))
















You love lot of layers? If so, this challenge is perfect for you! 
We're sure that you will do something fabulous with this image and we look forward to see your works in our current challenge!

Thanks so much for taking time to check out  Group 1's inspirations! We'll be back soon with more inspiration from the Design Team. 
Until then, Happy crafting!


Tuesday, November 1, 2016

November Challenge: Lots of Layers and/or Colors

Hi, all!  It's time for another new monthly challenge here at House of Cards! We loved all the beautiful creations from last month, and we cannot wait to see what you do with this month's challenge!  We want you to...


Create a card with Lots of Layers and/or inspired by these colors~

Here is some inspiration from challenge coordinator Judy~

And owner Mynn~
Using Blossoming and Pansy Corner from MHKDesigns.
Click HERE for a video tutorial on how to create this technique!

And check out the other DT members for more inspiration~

Cohenna | Donna | Em | Heather | Jane | Judy 
Karen | Katarina | Katy | Leslie | Linda | Merethe
Michele | Mynn | Paula | Rocky | Rosi | Ruza
Shawna | Shirley | Steph | Sue N. | Susan | Tina | Toni

The DT cards will be showcased here throughout the month,  so stay tuned!


Thanks for popping over today, friends!  Come back soon for MORE inspiration from this very talented Design Team!  We hope you join in the fun, too--please check out our House Rules HERE before linking up!  HUGS and happy stamping to you all!  Can't wait to see your creations!

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Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Group 4: October 2016: Gatefold Cards and/or Colors

Hello Readers,

Welcome back to another dose of inspiration, this time from the amazing group four. Please don't forget this is the last week you can enter our challenge. As you can see our team had a lot of fun with this challenge. Lots of eye candy to spur some creative thoughts.



Enjoy the talent from our Design Team!













 


Thanks so much for taking time to check us out! We'll be back soon with a new challenge and more inspiration from our talented Design Team. 

Until then, Happy crafting!

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Group 3: October 2016: Gatefold Cards and/or Colors



Hello Everyone!

Welcome to House of Cards! Today Group 3 is sharing their gorgeous creations for our current October challenge.

Create a card featuring a Gatefold or the Color Palette


Take a look a what the lovely ladies of Group 3 have created for you today!

The DT cards will be showcased here throughout the month,  so stop back and give the team some blog love  We hope you join in the fun, too! Please check out our House Rules HERE before linking up! Can't wait to see your creations!

Thank you all so much for joining us today!