My name, Karin, was pretty common when I was growing up...just not the spelling. Unless you are of German heritage like I am. So, I have spent my entire life answering the question, "What is your name"?... With, "Karin...with an "i"! Who knew it would come in handy all these years later when I went to name my blog.

Thursday, September 2, 2010

Cute as a Button

Hi Everyone!

Today the design team for Lindsay's Stamp Stuff is honoring one of our own.  Our teammate Tamara is having a baby boy, so today we are showering her with some cards made with stamps from Lindsay's store.  Isn't that a great idea?  Surprise Tamara!

I used the set Babies and Bows for my card today.  I love the color combo of blue and yellow for a baby boy.

Here is a closer look at the glossy effects I added to the buttons.  They are even better than real ones because they're easier to mail :)
The image panel and sentiment are up on pop dots and the patterned paper is from the Shabby Houndstooth collection, also found in Lindsay's shop.

Here is a peek at both collections:

Congrats again Tamara, I can't wait to see the baby photos!  For now, stop by and visit Lindsay and the design team blogs below for more baby card ideas!

Lindsay (See what surprise she has...)

Challenges this card is linked to are as follows:
Annabelle Stamps-Say it with a Bow
CES Challenge-Anything Goes
Sentimental Sunday-Clean and Simple

Thanks for spending some time at my blog today!

Details not listed above-Paper: The Paper Company, Marker: Copic, Ink: Stampin' Up, Punches: Stampin' Up, Ribbon and button from my supplies.


Karin said...

Hello Karin,
This card is also "Cute as a button".
I'm always surprised that the English language has such nice sentiments/sayings. If we translate them in Dutch it's terrible to hear.
As I live in the dutch part in Belgium I have to put my sentiments in Dutch, so I have not much options.
I wish you a very nice day,

Laurel said...

Cute, cute, cute!!!

1CardCreator said...

I love it Karin! I never noticed the button in this set! What a gorgeous way to use it, love how you raised it with some shine! ~Diane

Lindsay Weirich said...

oh wow, how sweet! love the paper glazed buttons!

pinky said...

This is so cute Karin and such a great idea!!

My Sheri CRAFTS said...

Very crisp and clean! I love it! Thanks for sharing with us at myshericrafts this week!

Cheryl said...

Your card is as cute as a button. I love this idea. I agree - I love the yellow with the blue.

Leanne said...

I love what you've done with the buttons!! This is such a great card and color combo! Tamara will be thrilled to receive this!!

Tamara Bennett said...

Thank you so much Karin! I got your card in the mail today and I was so surprised! You girls are so sweet to throw me a virtual shower! I love it! Your card was even cuter in person! My mom loved it too! Thank you!!!

Shannon - Desert Designs said...

Love the button border you made Karin - great idea!

Cindi said...

love it!! we were thinking alike with the color combo

Mrs. Fence said...

This is adorable! The colors are so soft, and I love the image and sentiment.

AnnaBelle Stamps Blog said...

Just adorable! I love blue and yellow together for a baby!
Thanks for playing along with us this week at AnnaBelle Stamps :)

Margie said...

This is so pretty, and I love, love, love the Glossy Accents!The perfect touch!

TannyP said...

OMG - I love those buttons and the glossy accents you've added to them! These colors are perfect together for this card - absolutely adorable! I think I might have to buy these and steal....errr CASE....your card idea!

ljurecek said...

Cute, cute buttons, Karin! And the houndstooth paper is just perfect for this! And, definitely a great sentiment to go with your images!!

Faye said...

This is a wonderful project with gorgeously coloured buttons. Thanks so much for playing at Cupcake this week. x

Micki said...

oh this is cute cute cute!!!!!! you colored the buttons beautifully and love how you incorporated the digi papers (I always forget since I have too much stuff and running behind, lol).
She's going to love this.....


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