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.

Friday, September 9, 2011

Happy Bird-Day!

*There is still time to enter my blog candy, just click here.*

Hi Everyone,

This was a freebie image from Bugaboo Stamps early this year.  I know, cute freebie right?  I used it once, but never got a pic of the card.  So when I came across the extra image that I had printed out at the time, I decided to color it up for a card for my stash.  Although it left my house some time ago to wish someone a happy birthday, I still had the photo I remembered to take this time. So since this week the challenge at Bugaboo Stamps is "Anything Goes," I decided I would go ahead and post it.  I don't always get to enter a company challenge using their products. 

Not only that, it's also the real life birthday of one of my very best friends in the whole wide world...So if you are reading this, (and I know you will because I will send you the link by email...HA!) Happy Birthday Frank!

I'm not going to say much of anything about this card, except that I think it turned out very cute and I hope you like seeing it :)  

On a personal note,  I FINALLY saw the last Harry Potter movie, so I'm happy to have joined the "in" crowd.  Even if I am a few months late.  Also, my book club resumed meeting after a summer break, and we chose our next 4 books.  Maybe I will post those on my side bar when I get a chance.

Have a great weekend!

Other Challenges for this card:
Creative Craft-Use a Charm
Ladybug Crafts Ink-Anything Goes
Paper Take Weekly-Anything Goes
Ribbon Carousel-Anything Goes and Ribbon
Shopping Our Stash-Birds, Bugs or Beasts
Bearly Mine-Flowers
Creative Card Crew-Anything Goes
Crafty Boots-Anything Goes
Lia Stampz-Birthday
Corrosive Challenge-Funny or Punny
Southern Girls-Lots of Layers or Birthday

Details not listed above-Paper: The Paper Company, My Minds Eye, Markers: Copic, Bic Mark its, Punches: EK Success, Stampin Up, Martha Stewart, Charm: The Charm Barn, Flowers and Brads: Making Memories, Ribbon: Darice.


Amanda R said...

So cute! Love the bigger size of the picture so I can see your lovely coloring and that birdhouse charm is stinkin adorable! Hope Frank likes it!

1CardCreator said...

This is such a sweet and fun card Karin!

Angelica Carballo said...

Hola!! Karin

Soo cute!! I love it your coloring and birdhouse charm =).
Good Job!!

Monica said...

Hi Karin,
This image is soo very cute. And that charm looks perfect. Hope your friend has a great birthday.

xxx Monica

Nannieflash said...

Gorgeous card love that image its so cute. Thanks for joining us at Bearlymine, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxxx

CraftygasheadZo said...

Sweet. Thanks for joining us over at Crafty Boots. Zo x

Anonymous said...

OOo I love everything about this card, the ribbon and charm are adorable. Have a great day!

Jen said...

this is so cute.. i must remember to get the freebies from there
Thanks for joining us at Crafting For All Seasons

Min said...

Karin - this is so cute - I forgot about this cute little birthday bird! Thanks for the reminder! =)

Thanks so much for playin' along with us this week for the Catch The Bug Anything Goes Challenge with Bugaboo Stamps! Hugs & Happy Days! ~Min
Kaymin Kreations

Leslie Hanna said...

I love Bugaboo! What a great image. Thanks for joining us this week at Shopping Our Stash.

(PS: Please remember our limit is 13 challenges, including ours. I wouldn't want you to miss out on any prizes. :))

Laura said...

Hoooow cute! I love the colors you used and that little charm is just adorable!

Thanks for playing along with us over at Lia Stampz.

Lia Stampz DT

Nikki Byrne said...

such a cute card and image, Thank you for joining us at OSAAT, Good luck. Hugs


Linda Palmer said...

Darling card. Thanks for joining us this week at the Corrosive Challenge. Your image is too cute and love your layout.

Love crafts forever said...

Thank you so much for playing with us at OSAAT.
Hugs Nataliya

Tracey Manderson said...

Awww he is sooo tweet! lol great card. Thanks for joining us at BearlyMine, and good luck with the challenge

scrap joanny said...

co cute - so funny - super card :-) Thank you so much for playing with craftyourpassionchallenges hugs Joanna

Donna said...

Karin, this is tweet as can be! Darling! I haven't seen the last of the HP movies yet, but this summer I re-read the whole series LOL I can hardly wait to see it!

Cheryl said...

I love, love, love this card! Thank you so much!

Emma H said...

Fun card - I love those Bugaboo stamps! Thanks for playing along with Craft Your Passion!
PS - at the rate i'm going, it'll take me 3 years to see the last HP movie!

Whimsey said...

Great card; adorable sentiment!

Thanks for joining us at Ladybug Crafts Ink!

Hugs, Michele

Cheryl said...

oh this is one super cute image and the colors are gorgeous,bless you for playing at creative craft challenge this week hugs cherylxxxx

Caroline said...

Fantastic Card!!! Thanks for joining in our Anything goes challenge at the Creative card crew and hope to see you again next time!
Caroline x

Joanie said...

Lovely colour combination. Thank you for joining us at CFAS, Joanie

Mary J said...

Just adorable! Great colour combo!

thx for sharing with us at Ladybug Crafts Ink!

Mary J x

sandra's crafty corner said...

fantastic project hun and great use of the charm, thaks for joining us at creative craft challenges and good luck,
hugs sandra DT

Amy Tidd said...

What a fun card!! Thanks for playing along with the first crafty boots challenge! Amyxx

Kym's Crafty Cards said...

What a lovely fun card you have made here. Thank you for taking part in the Crafty Purple Frog Challenge this fortnight and I wish you the best of luck in the draw. Best wishes, Kym (The Crafty Purple Frog Design Team Member) xxx

Debbie Carriere said...

Very cute card!!! Thanks for playing at the Ribbon Carousel!!

Dawn said...

Hey Karin, love your adorable bugaboo birthday card! Thank you for joining in at CFAS birthday challenge!

alicaz said...

Very pretty! Love the colors and the little birdhouse charm too!
Thanks for joining us at Shopping Our Stash!

Hugs, Alica ;)

Dee's Craft Room said...

Another lovely card Karin.

Crafty Boots Team

Julie said...

Thanks for joining Southern Girls "Birthday Hop" with your brilliant card! Good luck,Julie.x

karenw said...

Sweet card! Love those happy colours and the little charm is just gorgeous.

thanks for playing with us at southern girls x

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