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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, February 24, 2011

A Cherry on Top

Hi Everyone!

How has your week been going?  Rod had Monday off due to the federal holiday, so I'm totally goofed up and a day off...lol.  Funny how a difference in routine can do that so quickly :)

Things have changed up for the design team for Lindsay's Stamp Stuff.  We will all be posting our projects to our blogs throughout the week, and Lindsay herself will do a wrap up of all our projects on her blog on Fridays.  How cool is that?  You will now be able to see her digi stuff being used all week long, and the DT blogs can be found on my side bar on the right.  Unless life gets in the way, I will most likely keep Thursday as my day to showcase something made from her shop at My Grafico and Lindsay will have her usual blog freebie on Thursdays as well.

Now that that's all settled, on to my card.  I worked on building up my stash of birthday cards this past weekend and here is one of them.  I used this cute cupcake stand from the set Sweet Stuff.  It's very pink, sparkly and girlie and totally fits the stamped sentiment I paired with it.


Here is a close up of the Stickles and Glossy Effects I added to the cherries.


Here are all the confections that can be found in the set Sweet Stuff.


Thanks for visiting today and stop by Lindsay's blog today for your freebie!

Challenges for this card:
Bearly Mine-Ribbon and Pearls
Flourishes-Birthday
High Hopes-Female Birthday
Party Time Tuesday-Anything Goes
Top Tip Tuesday-Bling it On
PollyCraft-Diamonds and Pearls (Hope my glitter counts as diamonds ;)
I Did It Creations-Anything Goes

Details not listed above-Stamps: Stampin' Up!, Paper: The Paper Company, Georgia Pacific White, Imaginisce, Markers: Copic, Ribbon and lace from my supplies.

22 comments:

Margie said...

Yummy card! So sweet and perfect-I love all of the little details!

Rhonda said...

Oooooh! So pretty! The lace and pearls just pop with the paper choice. Love it!!!

TannyP said...

Gorgeous cherries on those super cute cupcakes, Karin! I love the papers you've used and your fabulous sponging =)

Thanks for your kind words. Sorry I haven't been around much. I'm hoping to catch up on the weekend.

Inspired By Friends said...

Very cute! I love the image and colors you used. Thanks for joining us at Stamping With The Dragon.
Hugs,
Beth

Wendi said...

Wow what a fabulous card the image is beautiful and those pearls and lace gorgeous
Thank you so much for sharing with us at ooh la la this week
Wendi

Cheryl said...

THUD! My jaw just hit the floor. This is GORGEOUS! I love the lace and pearls. Beautiful work my friend!

Sandra said...

Beautiful card...love the cupcake image you have used...thanks for joining us this week at Pollycraft.

Take care
San x

Emily Leiphart said...

Oh my, this card is certainly packed with deliciousness! LOVE those cupcakes, all the bling and pearls!

1CardCreator said...

Beautiful card Karin I love the lace, glitter and pearls, looks fabulous!

Craftyanny said...

Thanks for playing along with TPC this week with this gorgeous card
Anne x

Leanne said...

Wow Karin! This card is gorgeous! Love the lace and pearls!! TFS! Hugs, Leanne

Monica said...

So many pretty embellies on this card... the pearls and the lace add so much softness while the papers and the cupcakes are so bright and cheerful. I love the way you have tied in brightness with soft touches.
xxx Monica

Anne Temple said...

Love that bit of crochet behind this cute image. Thanks for joining us at Stamping with the Dragon.

Marie said...

Such sweet card, in many ways. ;) Really cute. Thanks for playing with us over at bearly Mine this week.
Love n hugs
Marie

Micki said...

Oh I love it. Love those colors and the sparkle is perfect. Love that lace.

Bella´s Bastelecke said...

It's so cute! What a lovely colours you have used…………… Thanks for joining us at Bearly Mine.....

Hugs
Judith

Bev said...

the lace, beading and ribbon are perfect.. pretty card....
thanks for playing along at Party Time Tuesdays.. hope to see you again next week... hugs Bev PTT DT

Jenn said...

I love your project! Thanks for partying with us at Party Time Tuesdays! Hope to see you back next week.

Jenn
PTT

Lindsay Weirich said...

beautiful, love the soft blush of color on the mat!

Renlymat's World of Family & Crafts said...

Very pretty! Love that sentiment with the cupcakes. Your lace and pearls are gorgeous! Thanks for joining us at PTT. Hope to see you again soon!
~Renee
Party Time Tuesdays DT

Vixykins said...

What a pretty little card hun, so sweet :D Thank You for joining in at Bearly Mine Challenges x

DesigNeAl said...

Lovely lace and pearls! Thanks for joining us at Ooh La la with your beautiful card. We hope to see you again soon x

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