Monday, December 1, 2014

HOC End of Term Blog Hop

Hi friends!  Can you believe we've come to the end of our third term here 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 TONI's blog.  
If you haven't, and you'd like to hop with us, please make sure you start at the
 HOUSE OF CARDS BLOG 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.

 My First card uses the darling HOMESPUN HOLIDAYS Stamp Set from Paper Sweeties.

My second card uses gorgeous Aged Aqua Paper from Eclectic Anthology.

I also used one of the Free Christmas Tags from Eclectic Anthology to make this tag.

I glammed it up with red and gold Stickles and Wink of Stella on the M, C & Bow.

Now keep on hoppin'!  Your next stop is ANITA'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!
Happy Crafting!


  1. Love the tag and your cards are great. Christine

  2. Beautiful card and the tag. Great inspiration :)

  3. Hi Donna
    Hey, you. . . . . .3 projects? You've made me look lazy with one lol! See you fell for that gorgeous EA paper too.
    Three great creations Donna.
    Best wishes.
    Ang x

  4. WOW absolutely gorgeous creations Donna!! Beautiful details on all and I love the added sparkle on the tag!
    Hugs, Tammy

  5. Oh, Donna! These totally ROCK! I adore the beautiful use of sponsor images! The tag is PERFECT and your other cards are lovely, too! I hope you link up the one with Paper Sweeties products up with our monthly challenge! Thanks for all your hard work at HOC--I appreciate all you do there! HUGS! :) Mynn xx

    1. Thanks for joining us at Paper Sweeties! ;) HUGS! :) Mynn xx

  6. They are all lovely cards.
    Hugs and take care :)
    Ma :)

  7. OMG - you made 3 projects! I love that tag the best!

  8. Hi Donna! 3 great creations! The tag is my favorite!

  9. Your cards and tag are beautiful! I especially love your tag! I am doing the House of Cards blog hop!

  10. That EA paper is beautiful and love how you paired it with the reindeer. Great projects thanks for sharing.
    Kathy D.
    Diane's Daydream Designs Sponsorship Coordinator and Deedee's Digis Sponsorship Coordinator

  11. Have you been a busy girl or what! Your 3 projects are completely different in styles and designs! I LOVE your tag, the vintage style of it and that fab green bow! And your first card has a wonderful rustic look, so beautiful. And your reindeer card is really elegant with that gorgeous golden DP.

  12. woooww three creations Donna
    you are soo busy bee
    I love much your tag it is soo elegant
    and the card with reindeer I adore the color combination..
    the first one simply sweet with that faux stitching
    you are the best making 3 creation
    I only made one :(
    must make another one too LOL
    Hugs, Monika (team mate)

  13. WOW beautiful cards!!!!

  14. What a homespun beauty you have created with your new Paper Sweeties stamps! I love the mixy matchy patterns and the gingham paper! Thanks for sharing for the Paper Sweeties December challenge :)

  15. Hi Donna,
    Lovely cards. The Eclectic Anthology paper is gorgeous.
    Ang HOC DT

  16. Lovely card. Thank you for your inspiration on this blog hop.
    Best wishes, Margaret on Diane's Dream team

  17. Beautiful creations! Love the different styles and colors. Fabulous work! xxD

  18. These are all so beautiful! I love how you put the deer on the second card-very nice! :)

  19. Great projects, would be difficult to choose a favourite. Love them all. Have a lovely day! X

  20. All of your projects are so different but they are all awesome!!

  21. Great set of projects and great use of the sponsor images and papers too.

    Hugs Vannessa
    HOC teamie

  22. Ohhh, love your projects! I definitely LOVE the card using Paper Sweeties stamps. It is one of my favorite Christmas stamps! Thank you so much for joining our challenge this month at Paper Sweeties! And, your deer card and tag are so pretty!:-)

  23. Love the vintage look! I wish I had a color printer sometimes so I could take advantage of these e-papers. YOu've done such a great job with them here.


  24. Great cards, especially love the tag

  25. Wow!!!! So many wonderful creations!!!! Fantastic!!!! Thanks for the Blog Hop!!!!


  26. I love the tag. Red, green and white are my favorite colors for Christmas.

  27. Lovely set of cards....I particularly like the tag! Pat DT x

  28. Gah.... I am in LOVE with your vintage aesthetic. That last tag had me staring for ages! Amazing designs!

  29. Hi Donna. Your cards are just gorgeous but my fav is the tag with that generous ribbon and vintage image!
    I wish you a nice evening!
    Rosi x HOC-DT

  30. These are BEAUTIFUL. Thanks for sharing all your crafty goodness.
    Crafty hugs,

  31. These are ALL really stunning projects!! Love the Vintage feel of the tag!!

  32. Beautiful creations! I love the glitter and the plaid.

  33. Simply beautiful cards, each and every one!

  34. Amazing cards you have here. I'm enjoying this lovely hop.


  35. WOW! All 3 different in style but equally gorgeous! LOVE them all.
    hugs, Asha

  36. Beautiful cards! Thanks so much for joining us at Paper Sweeties for the challenge! Please come back soon!:-)


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