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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, May 31, 2012

When Life Gives You Lemons...

Hi Everyone,

Thursday means that it's time for another challenge over at the DRS Designs blog.  The theme this week is Summer, so my card is made with bright, hot summer time hues. 

I stamped my background with the Citrus Slice and heat embossed it, doing the same for the two slices I used for embellishment.  The sentiment was stamped and colored, but....




I also added glossy accents to the shot glass and some glitter in the shaker for the salt.


So, do you want a Margarita now? :) :) :)

Be sure to link up your summer creation at DRS Designs!  The prize is 3 summer themed stamps :)

Thanks for dropping by!

Challenges for this card:
Divas by Designs-Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp-Anything Goes
The Perfect Sentiment-Anything Goes w/sentiment
Crafty Sentiments-Anything Goes
Die Cuttin' Divas-Anything Goes
Fashionista Challenge-Simply Summer
Kaboodle Doodle-Anything Goes

Details not listed above- Paper: The Paper Company, Ink: Memento, Markers: Copic, Glitter and Embossing Powder: Sparkle N Sprinkle, Punch: Stampin Up, Nesties,  Ribbon from my supplies.

21 comments:

Cheryl said...

Oh yeah! I'm all for that philosophy! Cute card. I love the colors and of course the cute images and sentiment.

email: Steph@SimonSaysStamp.com said...

Great card! I love how you went to such detail with the glass and salt shaker! Such a cute card! And sooo funny!

Thanks for sharing with Simon Says Stamp!
-Liz

1CardCreator said...

How cute is that! I love the stamps and the sentiment. Your glittered salt looks perfect!

jan farnworth said...

love it thanks for sharing at the perfect sentiment.

Melissa Bove (SCS ~ Melissa1872) said...

Awesome card!! Such a great sentiment!! Love it!

Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog!

Hugs...
Melissa

Rina said...

Oh wow...love this sentiment!!! GREAT card!

Thanks so much for joining us at Fashionista this challenge!

Rina Fashionista

Cheryl said...

Ah...a girl after my own heart :) Love your card, thanks for playing along with us this week at The Perfect Sentiment!

Shona Erlenborn said...

Just got back from Key West where I had a few of those wonderful libations! This card is awesome, Karin. Love the saying and your glitter salt and glassy glass.

nancyparker55 said...

Super card. Lots of nice detail. Thanks for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles this week.

Doreen said...

This is just gorgeous,love the perfectly coloured image....great colours.Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Sentiments.xxx

Gerda said...

What a lovely card, love the papers you used! Thanks for joining us at DCD this week! Hope to see you back next week!
Gerda
http://cardscreations.blogspot.com

Kathleen (Kath) B. Hernandez said...

What a lively card! Cute yellow tones! Thanks for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles’ “Anything Goes” Challenge!

Kath
Blog: Creo by Lady Katutz
http://creobyladykatutz.blogspot.com/

Bunny said...

This is lovely, thank you for joining us at Crafty Sentiments and Good luck .. Caz x CS DT

Jayne A said...

Sounds like a plan to me!!!. Fabulous card.
Thanks for joining us this week at Diva's
Hugs
Jayne
x

Amanda R said...

What great accents Karin! Love the lemon slices and then the glitter for salt, so fun!

Brenda said...

Love it!

Gina Lindsay said...

I love it!! Adding the glitter for the salt is the greatest idea! And yes, now I want a margarita.

Gina Lindsay said...

I love it!! Adding the glitter for the salt is the greatest idea! And yes, now I want a margarita.

Margaret said...

Cute card design. I love your added accents and colors. Thanks for joining us at Perfect Sentiment.

TannyP said...

Oh thanks a lot, Karin....my mouth won't stop watering! Love the details you've added to this beauty - including the sparkling salt and the glossy shot glass. Perfect papers and ribbon, along with that fabulous shape combine for a delicious summer creation!

Julie Z said...

Love the embossed citrus slices - they really pop on both the background & foreground! Love the glittery salt too! Fun colors - Great card Karin.

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