Monday, July 25, 2011

The Stamps R Us Birthday Celebration Begins Today!


Welcome to the Stamps R Us Birthday Celebration blog hop! If you've arrived here from the Stamps R Us blog, then you're right on track! If not, please start at the Stamps R Us challenge blog.

If you've seen the notice about this celebration at the top of my blog, then you know there are lots of generous sponsors awarding prizes on this hop. In order to be eligible to win one of these prizes, you'll have to leave a comment on each stop of this birthday hop! There might be a few other surprises along the way as well, so be sure to follow the blog hop!

Our Stamps R Us challenge this week is to make a Birthday Card, and Whimsie Doodles is our sponsor. To help Stamps R Us celebrate their birthday, Whimsie Doodles is giving our fans a 10% off coupon good for 30 days from the start of our current challenge. For your shopping pleasure the code for a 10% off discount is SRU10.

For my card I used this cute Whimsie Doodles image called Leah Diver. The sentiment inside says "You're to dive for!! In this scorching hot weather, I feel a little cooler every time I look at this cute little girl who's ready to dive right into the water!

And now your next stop along the way is COLLETTE. Thanks for visiting and good luck!!
Thanks so much for stopping by!

Carol

stamps - Whimsie Doodles, Inkadinkado (sentiment)
paper - Echo Park, DCVW pale lavender, Pacific Point (SU!)
ink - versafine onyx black, versamark
accessories - Fish punch, word window punch, EK zig-zag punch, Spellbinders circle and scalloped circle dies, CB ef, Copics, Glossy Accents, clear detail ep

66 comments:

Kathy and Lucky said...

Adorable, love the little fish and the embossed background, just to cute!!! Love it.

Marilyn Webb said...

So beautiful Carol! Love the colors and the fishes!
hugs
Marilyn W.

Collette said...

How fun is this ... Adorable card, thanks Carol.

Mary Anne / MA54K said...

Okay, Carol, I started at the beginning so I don't get lost! This is the sweetest image ever! Love those little fishies! Blub, blub....that is me snorkeling... hee hee!

jimlynn said...

So cute and pretty! Love the little fish swimming all over this.
Lynn

The Stamper's Touch said...

OH my, this could not be any cuter!!! Love your little girl image and all those fun fishies!!! We just got home from the beach and spent LOTS of time in the water!!

Linda

Margreet said...

Gorgeous card with that little diver...great colouring!
xxx Margreet

Lisa Oliver said...

Love, love, love it Carol! The colors and coloring are fabulous and the fishes...too cute!

xGemmax said...

What a gorgeous card..such a sweet image but those fishes are adorable :D
hugs and xxxx

Lillian Child said...

How delightful, Carol! LOVE the little fishes and your coloring is so lovely!

Jodi said...

Congratz on a great year!

Sandi said...

Carol - your blog hop card is super cute, well done!
♥ Sandi's Blog!

Donna Hanley said...

Adorable, Carol,
The embossed circle is just perfect as is your coloring. the little fish are so cute. All around cute card.

Jan Hunnicutt said...

I LOVE your card Carol! Beautiful bright colors, great layout and your wonderful coloring brings her to life :)

sgc said...

Adorable card. I love the colors you used.

mousekemom said...

Just darling...love the textures and layers! Thanks for sharing your talent!

Frea said...

Hi Carol, what a lovely original card; great embossing with that blue in the background, gives the impression of water. Hugs, Frea

Cheryl said...

Your card is adorable! I love the design, colors and papers. So cute!

Paige said...

Carol, your card is delightful! So many fun things going on here!

anne said...

this is adorable.. love the little fishies and the embossed bluepaper behind your little girl.. it makes her really stand out..

Nana Connie said...

Fabulous summery birthday card! Love the fish embellies and your coloring is fantastic. Love the colors you chose for the card.

Elizabeth Hart said...

Oh how darling. I must get the fish punch because they have made such a cute addition to your already darling card!

Patti P. said...

Isn't she a darling, but even more I love your little line of fish...so adorable. I wish I could dive into some cool, refreshing water. I love the embossing behind her and your lovely colors. tfs.
Patti

Marilyn said...

Awwww.. this is so, so cute Carol! Great colouring and choice of papers and those little fishies are just the best!

Carolina Girl (Cely) said...

Absolutely adorable....loving the colors, papers, images, embossing, embellishments...ok...I love it ALL! And, I'm such a lover of the water and beach...so this is SO ME!!!

Sheila said...

Stunning card, Sheila:)X

Tammy said...

This is adorable Carol!! Fantastic design and I love all of your papers! The little fishes are sooo cute!
Hugs, Tammy

Lori said...

Such a cute card. I love the little fish and the way the girl "pops".

Paula S. said...

How cute! Love how you used the embossing folder behind her. I need to remember that the embossing folders don't need to be their full size. The tiny fish are such a great embellishment too. Fun!

Carol said...

I love the little swimmer girl and the sentiment is too cute!

Tiggerbird said...

Great card, makes me feel summery! However the weather in the UK hasn't been it's best... hopefully it will improve. Take care x

Paper Therapy Ponderings said...

very fun card

Barb Housner

Sherry Hickey said...

Hi Carol! Your card is so very cute! All the neat details and your coloring work really gives the image a 3D effect. Great!

Kimberly said...

absolutly adorable...love your embellishing...i took a little sneak peak at your blog and now i'm your newest follower... would love for you to visit me....i also have some candy
www.justwordz.ca

Peggysue said...

Great card - love the colors. Thanks for the blog hop and chance to win some prizes.

Shannon White said...

Miss Carol! this sijsut soo Darned ADORABLE! 8-) I love yoru fabulous coloring and Fantastic layout! And what Darling details..Love the sweet little fishy's and the perfect embossing too! Love the whole thing! 8-)

Hugs
Shannon

Susan said...

great colors - this is a pretty card

auntbeespickles said...

Hi Carol, what a darling card! I'm with you. This image just makes me cooler! =) I love all your little fish - great creativity!
Hugs, Sarah

Joanne (jojot) said...

sorry I have been MIA....

this is so very precious...absolutely love the little 'flying' fish.....so dang cute

Georgia Ehrmann said...

such an adorable creation! It makes me want summer to last all year long! lol!

Stephanie said...

Cute card, Carol

Marlene said...

SO cute!! Every single one of your cards is so different...and I love them all!

Gram's Treasures said...

Sweet card with all those bright summer colours. Cute image.
Joyce xx

Arlene said...

So cute - just the perfect summer birthday card!

Benzi said...

Your image is such a cutie and I love all those little fish swimming around.
HOT is the word...someone was painting our windows today and came to the door...well, he was sweating big time. Don't know how people work outside in this heat.

redwasher1 said...

Carol, this is so adorable!! Love the wonderful combination of DP and cute fishes!!

Billie A said...

Carol,,so cute love the details and colors and those cute little fish..the little girl image is so cute. Great card.

Zulma said...

Beautiful B-day card! cute colors. Happy B-day and many more....
Zulma

shersl84bed said...

Carol this is adorable. Love the images that you used.

Smiles Sher
ShersL84bed@aol.com

Cathy P in AZ said...

Adorable and colorful! Love all of the details! :)

K. Joy said...

This is so cute!! I love the dry embossing and the little fish!! Thanks for sharing! :)

MEGAN said...

Carol, I love your card. I like how the image is popped up and jumping out at you! Love the bright colors as well :)

Julie Hoffman said...

Total Cuteness! Love the image, layout and colors! Fabulous card!

Shelby said...

Loved all the textured you used! I especially like how you used the zig zag punch to separate the areas! Nice job

deesdesigns said...

What a fun summer card - love the embossing!

Nanner's Kool Cards said...

I think your card is very cute. I like the fish on the card and how you used the purple, green and blue together.

JD said...

Adorable card, Carol, like how you used the little fish...so cute!

Susan (rainy) said...

Look how cute she is all decked out and ready for the water. This is a darling card... so sweet and fun.

Sandy G said...

What a cute little fishy card, adorable

Moments by Marla said...

Carol, your card is just adorable. This little girl image is so cute. I love the little fish! Thank you for sharing!

ribenaruby said...

Love this fun image! Happy 1st birthday to the fab team. Ruby x

Sammibug said...

Fabulous summer card! Love the fishies, too!

Sussie said...

Pretty summercard!
It makes me wanna jump in to the water as well :)
Have a great summerday!
SusanLotus, bloghopper

Babette said...

What a lovely card, those little fishes are really great.
Hugs,
Babette

Denise Marzec said...

Awwwww, sweet as can be!

Wendy said...

Super adorable, Carol!!! Love this!!