Operation Write Home & Perfect Paper Crafting Blog Skip…

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Welcome to my blog!  We’re skipping today to show you the Perfect Papercrafting tools and the cards we created for Operation Write Home.  The skip starts at the Stars and Stamps Blog, HERE.

Perfect Paper Crafting is a company with fabulous tools!  LOVE their rulers!  My video with a couple tips that I have found very helpful when using the tools is HERE.

*** There will be a $50 gift certificate from Perfect Paper Crafting for one lucky person who leaves a comment on all the blogs. ***

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Operation Write Home is an amazing organization that collects handmade cards to send to soldiers who in turn use them to send home to friends and family.  Wow!  What an awesome thing they do and I’m delighted to have a tiny part in it today.

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I created two cards for the blog skip using the Perfect Layers Tools, 1/16th inch and 1/8 inch to cut the mats on this card and Printworks Collection rubber stamps.  I stamped the flowers first on watercolor paper, then masked them, stamped the cup and colored with Distress inks.  Stamps I used are HERE and HERE.

A thank you card and a Christmas card!  I know… I wasn’t wanting to do Christmas again but this image just needed to get inky! Let’s Go For A Walk, HERE, Tis the Season HERE. I stamped with Memento Tuxedo Black ink and colored with Copic Sketch markers. I added 1/16th inch mats with the Perfect Layers Tools. The pattern paper is from Echo Park, a 6×6 pad called Tis the Season.  Holly is from the Memory Box Fabulous Holly Wreath die.

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I used the Operation Write Home Sketch #191.

Your next stop on the skip is Sandy’s blog.   Be sure to comment for a chance to win the awesome $50 prize from PPC!!!

Thanks for skipping by!

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69 thoughts on “Operation Write Home & Perfect Paper Crafting Blog Skip…

  1. Beautifully done, dear friend! Love, love, love those Printworks stamps you work with! They are lucky to have you! Great cards, beautiful straight layers, and wow…after all these years, you and I have finally gotten to skip together! What fun! Thanks for the inspiration!

  2. Great cards! The many layers add so much interest to the cards. On the Christmas card I like how you used a lighter color on one of the layers. Really made it pop!

  3. I cannot tell you how amazing card one is, great stamping and coloring, I love that background what a great card. The Christmas card is so fun, the stamp image is simply wonderful. Thank you for sharing and being a part of this blog skip with OWH.

  4. What great cards! Those teeeeeny little holly leaves on the Christmas card is such a cute touch! I love it! Thanks so much for joining us on the blog skip today and for your support of OWH!

  5. I like both of the cards. The cup of thanks is great. We don’t thank the military men and women enough who are risking their lives for us. The Christmas card is special it is a classic. You do such beautiful work

  6. I have use perfect layers for years, got mine from QVC. Your cards are beauitful as usual. Thanks for the support of our arm forces.

  7. Both beautiful cards, Pam! Gorgeous watercoloring. I love the dog walking stamp, thanks for sharing the link! Thank you for participating in our skip today and for all your support for OWH!

  8. I really like how you got perfect banner layering using this tool, a must try! I really like how you put 2 kind of unexpected papers together on your 2nd card and it looks great! Thanks for sharing!

  9. The thanks card really shows off using different size layer well. Love the design. And the little girl and her dog on the stamp are really adorable. Thanks for sharing!

  10. I love the cards. They look so complicated. I especially like the colors on the Christmas card. The black and white made everything pop. Thanks for sharing with us!

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