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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, October 21, 2010

Birthday Card

Hi Everyone!

I'm completely out of birthday cards.  Seriously, not one extra in my stash, so I thought I better go ahead and make a few to have on hand.  I think this one may already be spoken for though, I have my aunt and mother in law, both with birthdays in November. 


I used the versatile set Doodle Flowers from Lindsay's Stamp Stuff and everything at her My Grafico shop is 40% off!


I printed out the flower twice so that I could pop it up and curve the petals. All I did was color it to match the papers. 

Here is are all the images in this one set....Did I mention it's 40% off???



My Grafico is also hosting a Halloween contest with fantastic prizes like a Cuttlebug!!! If you want a chance at winning, just click here for all the details.

I just had to share this great fall photo taken this past weekend here.  I only had my phone with me, so it's not the best, but the colors were breath taking! Say what you want about the lousy, forever lasting winters in Cleveland...but autumn in the Metro Parks is AWESOME!!!!


Now, off you go to visit Lindsay and the rest of the design team.  I know they will have great crafty inspiration on their blogs like always :)

Lindsay (Owner and Designer)
Cheryl (DT Coordinator)
Rhonda (no card)

Challenges this card is linked to are as follows-
Lexi Creations-Birthdays
Our Creative Corner-Embellishments
Pocket Full of Posies-Champagne and Roses (Celebrations)
Sarah Hurley Challenge-Color in your Image
Tuesday Throwdown-Anything Goes

Thanks for visiting me!

Details not listed above-Paper: The Paper Company, Cosmo Cricket, Stamps: Stampin' Up!, Markers: Copic, Punches: Martha Stewart, EK Success, Stampin' Up!, Nesties, ribbon and bling from my supplies.

20 comments:

Karin said...

Hello Karin,
What a marvelous card. And everything fits together.
Is that a view you have from your town? It's beautiful. I love those autumn colors. Here I only have the sea... everything is flat.
Have a nice day,
Greetings from Belgium
Karin

Laurel said...

Beautiful!

Abby said...

Gorgeous card! Love the colors and the 3D flower! Thanks for joining us at PTT this week! :)

Cindi said...

how pretty!! I love the colors and the way you pooped the flower!
:)

Margie said...

Oh, that is sooo pretty! I love the fall colors (in both the card and the photo!!)Gorgeous!

Shannon - Desert Designs said...

Love the colors and the dimension! Beautiful!

Lindsay Weirich said...

I love that color combo, the green-grey and orange are perfect for fall!

1CardCreator said...

Beautiful card Karin, I love how you popped the flower out for added dimension. That picture is totally awesome, fall in the Midwest is glorious! ~Diane

Cheryl said...

Beautiful! I love the dimension!

Mrs. Fence said...

Stunning card! The dimension really makes the flower pop and the colors are beautiful. Lovely photo of the park as well...we have had some gorgeous color here this fall as well. :)

Tamara Bennett said...

This is such a pretty card! I love the nontraditional colors!

Micki said...

Oh this is beautiful and I love how you angled the die frame. And wow, that flower is awesome love that 3D.

hugs

Emily Leiphart said...

I love that gorgeous flower and the way you popped and blinged it! That is such a beautiful autumn photograph, too. Enjoy! :D

Pam said...

The color and the craftsmanship in your birthday card is exquisite! Totally loving those Fall photos too - even tho I am learning that Fall only means that my seratonin levels are falling!

Katie said...

Gorgeous card! Wonderful use of dimension & color. Thanks for using us at PTT this week.

Ayelet {Jenny} said...

Its beutiful! Thank you for playing with us over at PFOP and good luck! x

Tracey said...

Gorgeous card, so elegant :)

Thanks for joining us at Lexi's Creations & Good Luck!

Hugs
Tracey
x

~jan said...

What a beautiful card! Love the dimension of the flower and those colors are just gorgeous! Thanks for playing with us at PTT this week!

Lori said...

Beautiful 3D creation, thanks for joining us at Lexi's Creations, hope to see you back again!

Sandy Ang said...

Simply elegant ! The layered flower is fab.

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