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House of Cards Blog Hop + Giveaway + DT Call

Welcome to our end of term blog hop and DT call. If you're interested in working with us a House of Cards for a six month term from July through December of 2015, please put DT at the end of your entry name when you link up! This hop will run from June 1ST AT 6:00 AM CST through June 15th at noon. Any card style is welcome and we've got a gorgeous photo inspiration for your crafting enjoyment!

Here's our photo inspiration:

We've got some fabulous sponsors to share with you! Our team will be using a variety of products from these amazing companies!

Prize: Gift Card to the online store.

Prize: $50 gift voucher to the shop.

Prize: Prize Package

Prize: Gift Card to Store

Prize: $10 gift voucher to the shop.

Here's the card I made using beautiful digital papers from Eclectic Anthology! Hope you like it! I love the colors from the inspiration photo! I have a video tutorial for this card HERE, so make sure you check that out.

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!

And now, here's your hop order:

Gracie (me)

Now get to hoppin'! Your next stop is Judy! Before you go I invite you to also check out my Birthday Giveaway going on now (click HERE). I am giving away 7 prizes!!!

Thanks so much for stopping by! I'll be back tomorrow with a new card to share!


  1. Your cards are always amazing - you are the queen of shabby chic! Love those little tiles!

  2. All the beautiful and harmonious ! Super ! Thanks for playing! gladly will take part )

  3. Your card is beautiful! Looking forward to the video tut! Hope I have a chance to take part in the blog hop and challenge - it looks like a fun one!

  4. really really pretty! I love how this turned out!

    HOC Teamie

  5. 100% in love with this, Gracie!!! LOVE the fun use of embellies--and your blooms are gorgeous, as per your usual! HUGS! :) Mynn xx

  6. Gorgeous card. I like the word beads you used.

  7. beautiful! i love the flower, the layout and embellishments!
    HOC teamie

  8. Gracielle, what a beautiful card! I love all these petty details!
    Take Care!
    Michele, HOC teamie

  9. Such a beautiful card; I like everything about this pretty card :)

  10. What a gorgeous card! I love all of the textures and embellishments!
    Tammy x

  11. Beautiful card, I love all of the elements you have used.

  12. This is gorgeous Gracie!!! Absolutely love the torn edge, and the combination of papers you used to create this beauty!
    Crafty Hugs,
    Ruza ~ HOC Teamie

  13. Pretty card Gracie! Love the flower!
    Judy HOC Teamie

  14. Hi Gracie
    A beautiful card. Those papers are super aren't they?
    Best wishes.
    Ang x(HoC DT)

  15. Beautiful card, love the details and arrangement!

  16. AH-MAZ-ING Gracie. The layout, the details, the texture...stunning!

  17. Wow! This is gorgeous! I pinned it. Well done!! Big Hugs! Katy HOC DT

  18. WOW! Beautiful! I love the card! I Love the blog!

  19. Simply gorgeous and so much harmony!!!
    Hugs, Rosi

  20. Stunning work - such a beautiful card, Jo x

  21. A great card, you made!!!

  22. As always, your work is stunning, Gracie! I love everything about his gorgeous card, and look forward to viewing your video tutorial. Hugs, Barbara HOC DTeamie

  23. What a stunning card! The flowers are gorgeous!

  24. I like the flower embellishments, it is a lovely card.

  25. How gloriously shabby chic!! Love all the embellishments and let's not talk about those beautiful flowers... Oh my goodness what eye candy..

  26. Very girly and pretty. Love the color scheme and that gorgeous big flower!

    Hugs from Finland,

  27. Love every little detail, the background is gorgeous, the flowers perfect, completely stunning and perfect! Thanks for the great blog hop and wonderful inspiration Karen x

  28. Gorgeous card Gracie, very pretty colours

  29. Gorgeous card Gracie, very pretty colours

  30. What a gorgeous, inspired card! So many lovely papers and details, but if I had to choose one I think it would be the use of the twine


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