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, June 9, 2011

All Occasion Card

Hi Everyone!

I'm starting out this post with the sale banner today.  It's a quick one, today only, so pop by and check out
 Lindsay's Stamp Stuff today for your 40% off savings :)

Depending on what you buy, maybe you can make this:

I made an all occasion card for my stash, and used the hot air balloon image from Steampunk Style, printing it on Kraft paper.  I thought about glittering it up, but after looking at it, I decided less is more, since there really is MORE on this card already. The ribbon and doily make it foofy enough, so I just let it be.

Here is the entire set from Lindsay's Stamp Stuff:

Since I'm running late today, I'm going to keep the extra chit chat for a different post.  Be sure to check out Lindsay's blog, she always has something new to share and if it's hot where you live, (it was a scorcher here yesterday!) remember to Stay Cool!

Challenges for this card:
Flutter By Wednesday-Polka Dots w/wings (Polka dots on my DP)
Anita B Stampin-Lots of Layers
Bearly Mine-Anything Goes
Craft Room Challenge-Anything Goes
Deep Ocean Challenge-Anything Goes
Digital Tuesday-Garden or Outdoors
PaperTake Weekly-Anything Goes
Bunny Zoe-Lace (Lace Doily)
Craft Your Passion-Anything Goes
Critter Sketch-Kraft (Image on Kraft)
Card Cupids-More than 3 layers
MyGrafico-Anything Goes

Details not listed above-Paper: The Paper Company, Pink Paisley, Ink: Versamark, Stamps: PTI, Doily & Ribbon:: Darice, Punch: EK Success, Dome Butterfly: Pink Paisley


Lindsay Weirich said...

wow, your card looks awesome and I love the little bauble on the bottom, what a nice touch!

Amanda R said...

Oh Karin, this is just gorgeous! Love the brown and the doily and the epoxy butterfly dot at the bottom, absolutely beautiful!

Zoechaos said...

Simply gorgeous wonderful card and great use of materials. Thank you for sharing with us at Craft-Room Challenge hope you will see it again. XOXO Zoe

Emily Leiphart said...

Wow, that image looks amazing printed on kraft! In fact, I love all of these vintage-looking digis. Such a fantastically elegant card, Karin!

Belinda said...

The colors are so rich. Lovely card.

pinky said...

Beautiful card Karin, love all the layers and gorgeous rich colours.

Nikki Byrne said...

Lovely card and colours. Thank you for joining our first challenge at craft room challenge. Nikki DT

Dilsaver Designs said...

I love the colors and embellishments that you chose, really beautiful! Thanks for joining us this week @ Critter Sketch :)

Crystal said...

Wow this is so pretty! I love the silk ribbon, pretty doily & that border punch is fabulous. Thanks for playing along in our "kraft" challenge over at Critter Sketch :)

Jacqueline said...

so pretty - i like the colours.
Thanks for playing along at Card Cupids.
Hugs. Jacqueline

Cheryl said...

Karin, This is gorgeous as is. I totally LOVE it! I love all the elements, the kraft, the doily, the ribbon, etc. Beautiful work!


sgc said...

Very pretty card--with just the right amount of elements! Thanks for playing in the Critter Sketch Kraft Challenge.

TannyP said...

Gorgeous card, Karin! I love the ribbon and your paper choices =) Printing on kraft was genius - like I know you are!

Bella´s Bastelecke said...

Beautiful cards...such cute images...thanks for joining us at Bearly Mine ……..

jackid said...

This is stunning love it thanks for joining us at CRITTERS this time Jacki xx

coldwaters2 said...

Wow this is one awesome creation what great images loving the design and colours thank you for joining us at Digital Tuesday this week.
Lorraine x

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous card.Love the vintage feel and everything is put together beautifully.Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion :D
Lisa x

Debi said...

love all the layers of your card, thanks for joining us at CRC Debi x

maryr917 said...

very pretty-thanks for playing along with craft your passion challenge

1CardCreator said...

Beautiful card Karin, I love the colors and doily, and beautiful ribbon!

Charlene said...

Wow, gorgeous card! Love the punch that you used and that great dp. Thanks for joining us at Digistamps4Joy ~ Charlene GD DS4J

Minna said...

Beautiufl card, love the colours and image. Thanks for joining us at Deep Ocean Challenge.

tiggertastic said...

all that layering is fantastic, love the style of this
Good luck in the challenges, hugs Sarah-Louise My Blog

Designing for:
Crafty Purple Frog , Sweet Pea Stampers ,Bearly Mine Designs and Kenny K

Curlybear said...

Oh wow what an out of this world creation I love the image and the design , layout and colour theme its just perfect for our challenge this week,

Thank you so much for joining us at Craft Your Passion this week, I hope you will come and join the fun next week,

Have a lovely day,
Hugs Bridget CYP GDT

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