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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.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

It's a Sketch Challenge at the Hambo Hoedown

Hi Everyone,

Are you ready to Hoedown?  Yes, it's time for another challenge at the Hambo Howdown Challenge blog and this week we have a sketch challenge for you.  If you played along last week, you received your free digi, but if you missed out, just use any Hambo stamp and play along.

Here is the sketch:


My card uses this super cute Lighting Bug stamp (1416) and since I used the sentiment You are one in a Buzzillion (1522), I decided to color him to match my papers. That definitely makes him unique and one of a kind :)


To make the wings stand up, I cut a slit on either side of his neck and inserted a second pair that I colored and cut out.  I love the bit of dimension it gives the card.


Thanks for dropping by, and be sure to stop by the Hambo Hoedown to see what the other "Bacon Bits" have made to inspire you. 

And, my friendly reminder...Don't forget about our blog hop happening on April 1st!  Don't be fooled, it's going to be fun!

Challenges for this card:
Wee Memories-Cute and Cuddly (this is for the cute category)
Craft Your Passion-Show Your Appreciation
House of Gilli-Pastels and Bling
Make it Monday-Anything Goes
Lets Ink it Up-Diecuts and Punches
Delicious Doodles-Dimentional

Details not listed above: Paper: The Paper Company, We R Memory Keepers, Copic Marker, Ink:Versafine Black, Nesties, Stickles, gems from my supplies.

28 comments:

Judy Rozema said...

Karin, I love how you popped up his wings. That is adorable! And the colors are so neat! LOVE this guy and your awesome sketch card!

Angelica said...

Hola!! Karin

Cute stamp.. I love the papers and colors, you match perfect papers and Lighting Bug.

Guylou said...

:) Awesome sentiment for this cute image!! Beautiful card! Thanks for participating in our challenge at Guylou's!
Cheers!
Guylou

Hannah Clark said...

I love the popped out wings! And the paper you used are fabulous!

Cass said...

Hi there...your card is adorable as they always are! I especially love the splash of glitter on his wings. He's got the cutest expression on his face too!
Thank you for stopping by today and wishing me a Happy Anniversary! We've been married fifteen years and as time goes by it gets better and better. God is good! :o) Have a great day!

Jan Hunnicutt said...

Hi Karin, this is so cute! Thanks for playing in our challenge at Stamps R Us!

1CardCreator said...

Cute card, love those colors and his wings!

Silli said...

Wonderful Karin, love the funny image and your coloring!!! Cool! ;-)

Emily Leiphart said...

LOL, that is one hilarious image, Karin! I love the sparkles and the double popped wings!

Claire said...

Fab card! Thanks for joining us at LIIU and good luck
Claire xx

Kobie's Crafty Corner said...

Lovely Card and Lovely Background Papers! Love the colours you have used! Thank You for joining us at OSCC this week!

Hugs Kobie

Gina said...

Adorable!! I love that sentiment and the dimension. Great card!

Melissa said...

Buzzingly Fantastic Card Karin! I love that little fella! Such fun colors and I love the wings! Super cute!

JustYolie said...

Cute card! Love all the layers.

Fliss said...

Cute card and a fabulous sentiment!
Thanks for playing at LIIU die cuts/punches challenge and good luck!
x

mckinkle said...

Very clever!

Thanks for playing along with our 3D challenge this week at Delicious Doodles.


Keryn :)

Teri said...

Cute card hun!
Thank you for playing the 3D challenge at Delicious Doodles this week, and good luck!
Hugs,
Teri xx

Trina said...

What a cute way to add some dimension to your card! Love how you colored, and your sentiment goes perfectly!
Thanks for playing at Guylou's Inimitability!

Cazro said...

Hi Karin, such a cute colourful card. I love thsoe pop up wings. Thanks for joining us at LIIU. Good luck Caz

Becca Fabozzi said...

Really cute! That bug is adorable, and your sentiment is just perfect. Thanks so much for joining us this week at House of Gilli

Shirley-anne said...

Hello Karin . Definately a fun card .love the bug and the way he just pops off that card. Thanks for sharing and linking to Michelle's Make it Monday

craftybunny said...

Just love the papers you chose to go with him.Great sentiment too.Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion :D
Lisa x

Maggie's Crafts said...

Superb creation!

Thank you for joining us at Craft Your Passion @ www.craftyourpassionchallenges.blogspot.com this week!

Maggie
x

corinne said...

very nice ! thank you for joining us on craftyourpassion's challenge blog. Good luck !

Sara I. said...

LOVE the wings here and those papers are fab!! Thank you for joining us at Guylou's and good luck!!

Brenda said...

Super cute!! Loving the 3D wings!! Thanks for joining us at Guylous!

Cheryl said...

Very cute! I love the dimension, glitter and bling! What a fun card!

Alicia said...

Great card! Thanks for joining us at Let's Ink it Up...I love your die cuts!
Alicia xx

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