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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.

Monday, November 15, 2010

Hostess with the Mostess

Hi Everyone,

Today I'm posting a card made with the new Hostess with the Mostess set from Amber Ink.  When this set came out, it was a must have for me :) Man, I so wish I was her! Isn't she marvelous? I mean, she totally kicks Martha's behind to the moon.  The way I see it, even Martha wishes she was this fabulous!

With the holidays right around the corner, we are always going somewhere, so this is the perfect thank you card to have in my stash.  I was able to paper piece her apron using a bit of iPaper, which made it coordinate with the iPaper in the background.

A flower seemed like a perfect embellishment for her, nice and girly.

Thanks for the visit today...Check out this set at Amber Ink and see all of the wonderful things this wonder woman can serve up on her platter...Jello, Martini's, Shrimp Cocktail...

Challenges this card is linked to are as follows-
Sandy's Space-Vintage Women Inspiration (Home Girl)
Cooking it Up with Katie-Food, tag and sentiment

Details not listed above-Paper: GP White, The Paper Company, Markers: Copic, Nesties, Flowers, Ribbon and brad from my supplies

15 comments:

Suzie McFloozy said...

What a great fun card - love the vibrant colours you've used - Great card Karin x
Thanks for joining in with us at Cooking it up with Katie this week x
((hugs)) Suzie xx

Cheryl said...

Karin, this is FABULOUS! I wish I looked so great cooking. Great paper piecing and I love the fun colors.


Thank you for joining the Meljen's challenge too!
(ah ha - I remembered this time!) ;P

Sandy Ang said...

What a fun take on Home Girl ! You've referenced so many points like her retro dress and apron, the circle with your flower and the pose. Be a great Thanksgiving card.

wendyp said...

Love the way you paper pieced her apron! Awesome card, Karin!!!

TannyP said...

You ARE the Hostess with the Mostess! She looks just like you to me =)

Fabulous paper piecing and coloring, Karin!

Amberbop said...

Oh yay! I'm with Tanny, you can host any shindig of mine anytime. Move over Martha, it's Karin!

Doreen said...

A fabulous card and what a great image.Thanks for sharing with us at Cooking it up with Katie.xxx

Karin said...

Hello Karin,
I love that card. That stamp is fabulous. It seems like that the turkey is a bit heavy for such thin lady hi,hi).
Greetings from Ostende,
Karin

Anne said...

Love that paper pieced apron, what a fun card!
Thanks for playing along at Cooking it up With Katie!
Hugs
Anne

Tammy said...

This is so cute! I love the paper piecing! Thanks for Cooking it up with Katie this week!
Tammy x

Anita said...

Very pretty card and I love your paper piecing and the flowers. Thanks for joining us at MelJen's Designs this week.

Emily Leiphart said...

Your hostess is beautiful, Karin! I love the choice of plaid iPaper and the paper piecing on her apron!

1CardCreator said...

Cute card Karin great idea to have one on hand! ~Diane

Sprytebyrd said...

Hiya Karin! This is so cute!! I really do love your style! Great colors! Hope all is well with you :o)
Thanks so much for playing along this week in our Food challenge at Meljen's Designs this week! Good luck!
Dee (Spryte)♥
Sprytebyrds Spot

Marlena Peduzzi said...

Cute card! Love the paper pieced apron! Thanks so much for joining us this week at Meljen's Designs.

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