Saturday, March 12, 2011

Happy Birthday Blog Hop


Hello crafty people :)  Today we're hopping along to celebrate Jen's birthday.  Jen runs the blog Purple Scrapbooker and she is the start of this hop!  I am the second stop - so make sure and visit her first, and then come right back here to continue the fun :) 

My card is pretty simple today.  I used the stamp set from SP & Company called Lovely Labels to stamp a pretty label on the front of my card.  Then I used a circle Nestability to cut out the center of the label.  I stamped "Happy Birthday" from the same stamp set on the inside of the card, and the covered my label with some Fruit Punch colored Stickles.

I used some Echo Park paper along the bottom, punched with the Stampin' Up Scallop Border Punch.  I added a very thick ribbon, and then added a strip of bling onto it.  I finished off the outside with some stitching lines.


Since "Happy Birthday" is already stamped on the inside of the card I figured I may as well decorate it a little.  I added another strip of Echo Park paper along the bottom and some stitching lines to match the front.

I hope you enjoy this simple birthday card :)

Now.... how about some blog candy?!  Would you like to win the Lovely Labels stamp set I used to make this card?!  If so just leave a comment on this post for your chance to win.  

I have now closed the comments for this post!  I did this so I can draw a winner and no one will leave a comment thinking it counts for an entry for the candy.  Thanks to everyone for your sweet words :)


Now, it's time to continue the birthday hopping fun and head on over to Sarah over at Pink Cricut.

Just in case you get lost I'm posting the whole hop lineup here
Jen - Purple Scrapbooker You should have started here
Amber - Staying Crafty (You Are Here)
Sarah - Pink Cricut  You should go here next!

122 comments:

Jacqueline said...

Hi Ambre - cute card love all the colours. thanks for sahring and letting us win some candy.
~Jacqueline
Made by Jacqueline
madebyjacqueline@yahoo.ca

Cindylu2u said...

Great job on your card, I love how the sentiment is on the inside!!
Cindy
miller896042 at bellsouth dot net

pruttybird said...

Love your card and that stamp set.

pruttybird at comcast dot net

SpantastiKreations said...

So bright and colorful. LOVE IT.

TFS,
Erin
spantastikreations@yahoo.com

Lori Comeau said...

Nicely done Amber. Thanks for sharing. I am now a new follower of your blog so I'll be back to see some more of your projects.

http://lorisartsyobsession.blogspot.com/

Denise said...

Wow! that's an interesting card. Love what you did in the middle. Beautiful giveaway. TFS

dendearmas@aol.com

Tiffany said...

Love your card, especially the simplicity of it. TFS

Tiffany
tiffanymarierice@yahoo.com
http://sparkledmemories.blogspot.com/

Jenny said...

Cute! I love the inside too, very nice. I'm glad I found you :) New follower!


Jenny
www.papercutcreations.com
papercraftjenny@gmail.com

jen said...

Cute card Amber...great colors too. TFS
hugs,jen

Craftymomma said...

Love all the colors & the whole card! Thank you for sharing! Kbcards.kb@gmail.com

Karelj said...

Your card is so sweet! Love all the special details you added! Thanks so much for sharing--I'm a follower. You can find me at ksjennings at gmail dot com and/or www.kareljcreations.com

Josie0602 said...

Lovely card and thanks for the chance to win the Lovely Labels stamp set!!!

Tracy
jtg0398 at sbcglobal dot net

Suni Smith Brandt said...

Great card, and the stamp set is awesome, ty4s !!!!

iluvkatie74 said...

Great job! It is really cute.

Kiehn said...

cute card love the bright colors...


Tina

Kristin said...

Love the card! I like all the detail you added.

Kristin
ksully4597 at gmail dot com

Karen S. said...

Cute card! Thanks for the chance to win!

karenskapin at yahoo dot com

Colleen said...

Really like the card and the stamp set is awesome. Thanks for sharing.

Rainbow Designs at huntel dot net

Amanda said...

VERY cute!! TFS! I am a new follower.

amandawoodau at hotmail dot com

chignon said...

I love how you used the stickles for the label. Nice use of bling!

mw_scrap said...

Cute card...awesome job....Mary Ann
mkeiper72@yahoo.com

Carrie K said...

Cute card! I love that polka dot paper!
Carrie
carriedan1 at live dot com

Karen said...

Great card. I love the stickles for the label. TFS

kwillis_15 at yahoo dot com

Celeste B. said...

You did such a great job!!!! I love the ribbon and bling!! :) Such a pleasure to be in the hop with you!!! :)

sgrcookie said...

What a cute card!! Thanks for the chance to win some blog candy. I am a follower now too!

serina.nelson@gmail.com

missystep said...

First time to your blog! Can't wait to see more! I love the card, so simple but elegant

duendes said...

hello! very original card, so colorful.Happy weekend.hugs

Amanda said...

I love all the pretty colors you used on your card!

cricutalltime said...

really cute and simple.love the colors and the rhinstones on the ribbion.really cute from the inside.tfs

quilt4fun2 said...

I love this card. I like the idea of the open center with the stamp inside. Thank You for sharing this idea and being in the hop
quilt 4 fun 2 at hot mail dot com

Cheryl Gaffney said...

What a cute card!! I love how it opens up too! Beautiful paper choices!

TFS, Cheryl @ CardsbyCG.blogspot.com

Debbie said...

your card is super cute love it thanks for sharing hugs my friend Debbie
debbiewilson62@comcast.net

Helen said...

Amber, love your card! So colorful, so springy, and so stinkin' pretty. Thanks for sharing!

The Purple Scrapbooker said...

Beautiful card as always!! I am so happy you joined my birthday blog hop!!

Thank you for helping make this a special day!!

Amber S said...

What a fun card and I really like those stamps!

Karen said...

This is a very nice card....thanks for sharing. karen_schluter at hotmail dot com

McVic said...

your card is really cute- that stamp set looks super fun! - PS I took a peek at your blog and your projects are adorable!
kacee
mcvicwif@yahoo.com
youhadmeatscrap.blogspot.com

Lauras0801 said...

Cute card! I like how you cute out the middle and put the sentiment on the inside! Thanks for a chance to win. I'm now a follower!

Barbara said...

Really cute!!!

I'm a new follower!!

Visit my blog:
http://barbaras-crafty-corner.blogspot.com/

Dakota Bear said...

The card might be simple, but it is beautiful. I like the colors used.

Scrappin1 said...

Cute, Simple love your card. Love to win the stamps, thanks :)

mitch1066 said...

simply cute,lovely!!

mitch1066@gmail.com

Jessica said...

Very pretty card, simple but sweet!And what a great prize! Thanks for sharing.

Lisa R said...

Cute cheery card! Thanks! joy4umetoo@hotmail.com

Karen said...

Very cute card and an awesome hop!!! Happy Crafting!!
Karen dkolopez@msn.com

MaryNSC said...

YOUR SIMPLE CARD is SIMPLY BEAUTIFUL!!:O) Love it!!

Christine said...

Nice card. I like the stamps you used and colors.
Chris.Pickul@hotmail.com
http://pickulblog.blogspot.com/

Anniebee said...

Hi, Amber!

I love the simplicity in the design of your card. The bright colors give it a lot of interest even though the design is simple. Great job.

Anne
lucyblueeyz at yahoo dot com
anniebeescraftroom.blogspot.com

Kim said...

What a nice card! Loved how it turned out!!
follower:)
~Kim
http://crazyaboutscrapin.blogspot.com
kfordyce6638 at gmail dot com

firstgrandma6 said...

Hi! I wanted to know if you stitched your lines with a machine? I just learned how to do it and I love it. You should try it sometime! Thanks for your blog!

Anonymous said...

Great card!! Thanks for the chance to win the stamp set.
blply05 at yahoo dot com

CherylP said...

Great card TFS and thanks for the chance to win

cherylphillips AT comcast DOT net

scrappinC said...

I really like your simply card and the stamp you used. The colors that you used are great.
TFS!
Cindy Lou
http://scrappinc.blogspot.com
endurapuppy at yahoo dot com

Jennifer H. said...

Love your card. Those stamps are a must get for me. I just started making cards so I don't have very many stamps.

Thanks for the chance to win.

Jennifer H.

*Star said...

Super cute card Amber! I love how cheerful it is! I've had tons of fun doing the hop with you. :) Have a great day.

Janice said...

Love your "pretty" and "simple" card. I like the way it is not overpowered. Very nice.

janice.strange@windstream.net

Jeannie said...

What a great way to spend a Sat afternoon and Thanks for a chance to win such a nice prize.

jmsjws@centurytel.net

Scrappin Time Gal said...

Cute card...would love to win the stamp set....thank you for sharing.

AnnCarolW@aol.com

Nadia's World said...

Very cute card Amber. Love the colors!

TFS!!

Nicole T.
niclax13@gmail.com

Jens Craft Corner said...

Really cute card! It was great being in the blog hop with you today. Love the stamp set!

forpahl5 said...

Very cute card Thanks for sharing!

forpahl5atgmaildotcom

Lovebug Creations said...

Very cute card!!! Love the stamps and the stiching! TFS!!! :)

~Kimi

kmbrlysue22 at yahoo dot com

Child_of_Faith said...

simple card but very nice! i like the inside of the card especially :)

Esther@babybutterfly521@yahoo.com

Glòria Puigdemont said...

WWWouuuu.... very so delicate design… enchants this card to me .
I hope that you have a tuna birthday. Happy birthday from Spain .

FMonty said...

TfS! such a great card! I like how the inside coordinates w/ outside :)
fmadera75atgmaildotcom

Marlene said...

Very pretty card, and those labels are just gorgeous!

Marcy S. said...

Your card is simple but beautiful. I am also one of your new followers. Thank you for sharing.

Marcy S.
m.serrano@live.com
http://marcyscreativecrafts.blogspot.com/

Debc06 said...

A great idea love the way it turned out. TFS
Debbie
http://craftywizard.blogspot.com
debbie_craine@hotmail.com

kathlee said...

Really cute card, I love how you cut out the middle of the label with the Nestability. Thank you for the opportunity to win those great stamps!
Kathlee
kathlee154atgmaildotcom
http://kathleessnippitsncricuts.blogspot.com

Ola said...

This is a very cute card.... love the pink!

Thanks so much for sharing!!!

~Ola
okj83 at live dot com
zloe.blogspot.com

Trisha said...

Even though you call this a simple card, I think it is beautiful. Love the stamps set you use. Thanks for the chance to win. I am a new follower. patnbobcuddy at gmail dot com

Manhattan Mandie said...

What a cute card idea!! Love it!

sleeplesswonder said...

Cute card, TFS. And thanks for the chance to win.
Hugs,
Melissa D
mkds312@hotmail.com
www.sleeplesswonder.blogspot.com

JANLYNN said...

Sweet card. Love the stamps you used. I do really like to see the inside of the card decorated too. It adds so much.

girlia said...

Great card! Love how you used the label stamps.

wiglo (at)sbcglobal (dot) net

carmen said...

love love love your card and am enjoying the birthday blog hop!!!!!
carmen
massey1982@aol.com

Libby Beach said...

What a beautiful card!! I love how you have the sentiment inside but can see it from the front! Very cool! :) Fabulous job!

Lisa's Creative Niche said...

This is beautiful! I love your card! Thank you so much for sharing! Sometimes simple is best!
Lisa
summer_sunset54@hotmail.com

Mary said...

That is so cute, what a great idea. Beautiful.
mary3mom at yahoo dot com

lovescrapreflect said...

love the card calebwmartin@yahoo.com

Dani Jones said...

You have a beautiful card. thank you so much for sharing. Love the color palette.

Angie said...

great card. i love the color combo.

Angie
scrappin_diva28@yahoo.com

Lillian Child said...

Delightful card creation!!

And I just found your blog on this hop and am now a follower - so very nice to meet you!

http://lillianchild.blogspot.com

ScrappinAnn said...

Hi there! Cute card. I am glad I found this blog hop when I was doing another one. I love being inspired by others work.
I am a new follower.
ScrapppinAnn at gmail dot com
www.annlenth.blogspot.com
please visit me and help me to reach 150 followers :)

Leah said...

Nice card!! Thank you for the fun of the hop!

Leah
www.leahscarddesigns.com

Vicki said...

Cute card. Thanks for sharing and the chance to win.

vwilson577 at yahoo.com
http://scrapbookingcreationsbyvicki.blogspot.com/

Fot said...

awe what a sweet card, i like your colors & love sarah over at pink cricut , shes the best.

DebFoti~ www.scrappingmamma.net
ustoleit@comcast.net

thatgirl48316 said...

Great card, love the idea!
thatgirl48316(at)wowway(dot)com

Kristi O said...

What a darling card, I love ECHO PARK. I am so glad I stopped by on the bloghop!!!!

Jenn said...

Simple and sweet! Great card, love the bling!

karensk said...

Really cute card. I became a follower.
Thanks for sharing
karen k 3 at ameritech dot net

Ellen ♥ CardMonkey said...

Now isn't THAT a fun card! I ♥ it.
TYFS.

Ellen ♥ CardMonkey
www.cardmonkey-business.blogspot.com
cardmonkey@comcast.net

STOP BY MY BLOG TODAY to join in on another (different) birthday blog hop ... and also to learn the latest on what's up in the lawsuit case of ProvoCraft vs. Make-The-Cut.

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

Pretty card!

BunnyFreak said...

Love the bright colors.

Theresa said...

Good idea adding a strip of paper to the inside, sometime I think the inside is so plain this is a sweet idea
Theresa
tmdettloff@gmail.com

JustYolie said...

Adorable card, love the bling.

craftaholic said...

Hi amber!! Nice project you made and thanks for being part of this fun Birthday Blog Hop!!

http://ibecircled.blogspot.com
ilovetonkinese2 at hotmail dot com
Rexann

Coach fans said...

I love using windows on my cards. Such a neat treat for the recipient.

Looks great,
Georgiana

janner said...

Cute card. Sweet sentiment. Thanks for the chance to win.
Jan

Melissa Pearson said...

Great card! I love visiting your blog for inspiration, keep up the good work! =)

Marianne said...

Great card! I love how you blinged the ribbon and made the window for the sentiment. Thank you for sharing it on this hop.

Marianne S.
sthquilter at gmail dot com
www.paperorfabric.blogspot.com

Amanda said...

Loved your card. new follower too..
amanda haynes
ahaynes at yahoo dot com

Tamara said...

Love the stamp set and the cute card! Thanks!

sweetheartcopper at msn dot com

Laura said...

Great card. Love the stamp set!!!
Love how you cut out middle!!
lauraleed48atlivedotca

Anna said...

Super cute card. Great job.
I'm a follower.
Thanks for the chance to win.
annadowdy at gmail dot com

Debbie said...

Nice card tfs
bdtktr at gmail dot com

Shelly Lynn said...

Very cute card Amber! I love that you added the stickles!! Thanks for sharing it with us!

lisastuf said...

Such a lovely card!
I really like the lovely labels stamps, they framed the Happy Birthday sentiment so prettily (is that a word??!!) LOL!
Anyway...the whole card is pretty!
Lisa H.
lisastuf.blogspot.com
lisastuf at gmail dot com

Kathy's Kreative Spot said...

Love your card, it is very colorful
Kathy
Katsews at gmail dotcom

SiskiyouSue said...

Stripes outside and polka dots inside, love it!!! suekimmet@gmail.com siskiyou.blogspot.com

Val said...

Adorable birthday card!!

Bevy48 said...

Cute card TFS!! blanphear @ yahoo dot com

PurpleFuntastick Creations said...

Love the cute card...and I have a circle punch...hmmm..hehe...thanks for sharing...
Kari
purplefuzz06@yahoo.com

Linda Peterson said...

How wonderful of you to be part of the blog hop by making a very nice card!

The Crazy Life of a Navy Wife said...

Love the sparkle on the card :)
cporter519 at yahoo dot com

shersl84bed said...

Pretty card, love the colors and the bling.

Smiles Sher
ShersL84bed@aol.com

AJoy said...

I love how you nested the sentiment. Simple cards are my favorite!


April
nginerd at gmail dot com
http://ajoy2scrap.blogspot.com

BUZZY BEE DESIGNS & GRAPHICS said...

Fabulous job on your card…Thanks for doing this Blog Hop
Rebecca Minor
buzzybeedesigns(AT)yahoo(DOT)com
http://buzzybeedesigns.blogspot.com

jodiloveselvis said...

Love the card and love the stamps! Thanks for sharing.
jodiloveselvis@yahoo.com

LesleyfromWI said...

Love the colors. TFS

A Scrap Above said...

Hi Amber
Simply amazing, love this card, the colors are great, and all the sparkly!
I am already a follower of your blog
TFS and a chance to win
Bonnie
http://ascrapabove.blogspot.com
ascrapabove at aol dot com

Cricut Chick said...

Very cute card. I've just recently started getting into the Nestabilities. I think I love them!

Cricut Chick
www.cricutchick.com
cricut chick at rocketmail dot com