Saturday, July 23, 2011

Welcome to the "Operation Owl Thank You" Blog Hop!!

Hi Everyone!
Today the Getting Cricky design team and some special guests are coming to you for a special blog hop "thanking" Kristal for all she has done for us. 
 We will each be featuring special "Thank You" card to be mailed to Kristal. 

Our Design Team term is coming to an end and we just want to be sure to let Kristal know how much she has meant to us over the last 3 month. 
 Wow, how time flies when you are having fun.  
If you are interested in participating, you can add your card to the link below and mail them to the address here.

If you've hopped along from Charlotte's blog then you are in the right place!! If you are just joining me from your dashboard, or reading this via email, please be sure to CLICK HERE to start at the beginning with Brenda's blog (I wouldn't want you to miss a THING!!)...

We have some Grand Prize Blog Hop CANDY for one lucky WINNER!!!  
Amy Chomas has graciously donated a mini gel pen set and holder
as our grand prize and some of the ladies have also added to the pot (surprise package).  

You must go to each blog and leave a comment (following would be nice also) to qualify for the grand prize.  

Brenda will be picking one lucky winner on Wednesday, July 27th.  So make sure to go back here and see if you won.

Here's my Thank you card to the 
Fabulous Miss Kristal!!
(I used the Food For Thought stamp set!)

 I have some candy of my own for you.  

Just leave a comment below finishing this sentence-
"Today I wish........"
(Just want to make sure you're actually reading this- lol!) will choose a winner Monday morning!

Now head on over to Rebecca and check out what she has in store for you, and if you get lost along the way, here is your lineup.  

Amy Chomas
Kathy T     
Kathy P     


  1. Super cute card! Today I wish I could just escape to my craft room and have a day of crafting. :) But, unfortunately, it isn't going to happen!

    amandawoodau at hotmail dot com

  2. Omg how awesome is this card!! Love the embossing the colors everything!! WOW!!

    Lots of Love,

  3. This is so Julie, you always do such a nice job on your projects. I love it! Have a great weekend!
    Hugs :),
    Kathy - Getting Cricky DTM Sister

  4. what a cool fun tree...great card.
    "Today I Wish...for time to craft, craft and craft some more" LOL
    Eva :~)

  5. Today I wish for happiness to find it's way to Kristal and for all her problems to go up in a puff of smoke! TFS your sweet card for Kristal, she is such a wonderful peron!

  6. Julie, this is so adorable! That tree is fabulous and I love the owl peeking out of the hole! The colors are perfect together! Kristal will love this! Today I wish for everyone to find a moment to reflect on the people that have made a difference in their lives. I'm so happy to be hopping along with you :)


  7. adorable card. tfs. today i wish for happiness for all my crafty friends.

  8. Julie, your card is so precious! I love it!

    "Today I wish it rains so I can stay inside and finish my many, many scrapbook pages that I need to catch up on."

    Happy to be your newest follower!

    Hugs, Jenni

  9. Love your card Julie!!! Today I wish...that it not be sooo hot outside so that I can enjoy some time with my family!! I also wish that everyone has a fantastic weekend filled with happiness and fun!!!

    rlhamm1 at gmail dot com

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  11. I love the owl inside the tree, so cute! I bet kristal is going to love that card =0)....I'm a new follower!!!!

    Omgosh I had to write this again, completely forgot about the I wish part = O!!!! Today I wish that I can craft for an hour without interruptions!!!!!

  12. Adorable card Julie :) I'm so glad we have been connected by Kristal! Today I wish the entire DT was on a get away weekend giggling and crafting the day away getting to know each other better! (If you draw me go to the next person for the candy)

  13. Today I wish for my family to be in the wonderful health they are and enjoying life to the fullest. I'm a follower. Wonderful Owl theme. My daughter likes Owls so I may be borrowing ideas from these.
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

  14. Today I wish I could tell you in person what a wonderful card you made...This is fabulous!!!
    Thank you for all your hardwork on the design team. Your creations were amazing.
    I would be honored if you came to see my blog here

  15. Great card! I love the little owl in the tree. "Today I wish for everybody to have a great day!" I'm a new follower!


  16. Awesome card! I love all the details! Today I wish I can feel good enough to craft something for Kristal. TFS and for the chance to win!
    ~~Jen H~~

  17. I love that cute little peeping owl!! Today I wish for a great birthday! I am now a year older, and wiser? heheh

    spunkycrayon at yahoo dot com

  18. Your card is so sweet. I love it! Today I wish for the extreme hot weather to subside so I can take my son to the park.


  19. Oh,I Love your Card! I Love Owls! Kristal is going to Love it! My family has been going through a really hard time.So my wish would be for Prayers to be answered.
    I'm a follower and would love for you to come visit my new blog. :0)
    cindymarshall63 at hotmail dot com
    cindys-greencricut.blogspot dot com

  20. Hi Julie, I love your card!!

    Today I wish for a fun happy day!

    mommyscraftycreations at gmail dot com

  21. Hi Julie,
    I just adore your card. It is so precious with wonderful detail. That little owl peeking out from the tree is adorable. I love it.
    Today I wish for everyone to be joyful and enjoy their day, for they are few And i wish that those in Noway will know that the world is praying for them during this terrible tragedy.

  22. Today I wish to tell you what a great crafter you are. Your work is alway unique and inspiration. Thanks


  23. Today I wish...

    I finish my homework quickly so I can craft a bunch! :)

    I'm already one of your faithful followers. :D

    cely_rohr at hotmail dot com

  24. Love your card! I am a new follower~ Today I wish my daughter's tooth would fall out so she can stop worryn about what the tooth fairy will give her:)

  25. This is so sweet! I have wanted to use this cut, I need to!
    Today I wish for rain! It is just too hot here in AZ!


  26. i love how the owl is in the tree. today i wish i was in niagra falls on vacation.
    sierrababy08 @ hotmail dot com

  27. Love how you have the owl inside and the scallop each of this card
    Like the colors as well
    I am a follower and look forward to returning and see what you are up to!

  28. Adorable card. The blingy butterflies are the cutest.

    Precious Hugs

  29. So cute! All the little details you added are great!

  30. I love the project and thank for the hop. I was not sure that I would be home to do this so I sent Kristal the card from my blog on Friday. Great job to you and the DT. Today I wish that the postive attitude that Kristal has would spread all over the world and create great "JOY". Thanks to all of you and Kristal Too.

  31. First of all I hope Kristal smiles as much as I did, when I saw your cute card. That is super cute!
    Today I wish it would cool down so that I can sleep in my own room again in my own bed instead of on the couch in the living room. lol

    Smiles Sher

  32. I love the owl hiding in the tree, so cute! Today I wish summer break was 2 weeks longer. Have a great weekend.

    Lynn B.

  33. Love you owl & tree card.
    Today I wish my husband will give me time to scrapbook tomorrow.

    jennykingham at att dot net

  34. Julie Love your card, the tree with the owl hole is so cool!
    Becka M
    Your DT sister

  35. Today I wish........I would win this prize!!
    Cute project. Love the tree you used.

  36. I am happy to be a new follower! What a fun way to honor Kristal. Your card is too cute! I think I need to make a scrapbook page with an owl hiding in a tree. So cute! Pjritsema at gmail dot com

  37. Great card. Today i wish... that I was in Hawaii!!!!!!! TFS joy4umetoo at hotmail dot com (follower)

  38. I love your card, great detail! Today I wish safety for all our troops:-) I am a new follower...
    jejaeb at cfl dot rr dot com

  39. Hi Julie!

    I'm a new follower here! What a cute card, I love the pepping owl! lol! You also did a great job with the layering! TFS!

    Boy, just one wish huh? Today I wish the people in Norway can find comfort in God's hands during this horrible time for them. I also wish Kristal is feeling the same comfort. (I know, that's two, but it is for Kristal after all!) :)


  40. Cute card - I think Kristal will adore it. Today I wish that there was no more famine in the world. I think that would make my heart sing (and Kristal's too).

  41. Today I wish for my children to smile, for the sun to shine, for the memories we make this summer to stay with them forever. That they know they are loved and that God is good.

  42. Today I wish for a great day together with my family!
    The texture on the tree is perfect and I love the owl hiding in the hole! Too cute!

  43. today i wish i can get the energy to craft! Been soo drained!!

    tooo cute of a card!!


  44. Today I wish the best of Gods peace and rest for Kristal. She's alway giving of herself to others and I think this blog hop is a great way to sho K that we love her. Thank you for your part in this. You've got a great blog! I'm a follower and hope you'll follow me. love your card!

  45. Today I wish for everything to fall into place and know everything happens for a reason and this will all work itself out! What a great card Julie. Thanks for sharing your time and talent!

  46. Today I wish for the safety of our troops. Love your card with the owl peeking out of the tree. lflinesatcomcastdotnet

  47. Today I wish to continue to be blessed by these wonderful ladies and all the great blogs I find, and that someday I can get my blog to half as great as the one I have found on this hop, and maybe bless someone as Kristal and her team have blessed me.

    God Bless
    Heather Pullen

  48. Today I wish this heat wave would end. Great card.

  49. I love love love your card!!! So cute!!

    Today I wish the rest of the country were as cool as it is here in Seattle...the high today was 82 degrees...and it's one of the warmest days we've had all summer!

    amyis300 AT hotmail DOT com

  50. hi Julie,
    love the card. today I wish I could be as craft as all you lovely ladies. awesome hop for a wonderful person. became follower today.thanks