Monday, May 30, 2011

Miss You Card For Two Challenges

Happy Monday, bloggers! I hope you all had a safe and relaxing weekend. There are still a few hours left to enter to win my blog candy giveaway from the Grillin' & Chillin' Bug Hop. Click HERE to enter before midnight EST. I will announce the winner tomorrow.
I made this card for my niece, Lexi. I don't get to see her very often, so the last time she visited we got to go to the zoo and she absolutely loved the lions. Of course, they were all asleep and we had to stay at the exhibit forever until one of them roused themselves up and about. This adorable lion from Create a Critter reminded me of that trip and I know will make her smile!

I cut the lion at 3" from Create a Critter and embossed him with the Swiss dots Cuttlebug folder. The horizontal edges were punched with a Fiskars punch, and the vertical with an EK Success punch. The background paper is from Core'dinations Cosmo Cricut line. I added the crystals with my iRock. The ribbon is from Hobby Lobby and when you pull the tab at the right, it reveals the hidden message.
I am entering the card in the following challenges:
Thanks so much for stopping by and I hope you have a wonderful week!

25 comments:

  1. So cute! Bound to make a hit...

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  2. Lisa, I made it for the hop....yaaaaay! But first I had to stop and say the embossing on your lion is purrrrrfect!
    Love it!
    Jessica

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  3. Lisa ~ Love the hidden message and the lion is way too cute. Love the embossing, I think it really makes the card. Hope you had a wonderful weekend. The blog hop was fun.
    TFS!
    Cindy Lou

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  4. Aloha Lisa,
    The card is so stinkin cute! Love the hidden message also.You are such a talented person! Thank you sooo much for putting my blinkie on your blog.LOL, I don't know how to resized it so it would show my url. I hope you had such a safe memorial weekend.
    hugs,
    Rez
    http://karezmakreations.blogspot.com/

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  5. Lisa, this is such a lovely card! What a great way to tell her you're thinking of her.. it'll make her remember that same special zoo trip! Love it. Excellent work, as always!

    Hugs and blessings! :o)

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  6. Your lion is adorable and perfect! I am sure your niece will treasure your slider card.

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  7. Wow, what an adorable card. The idea of making the lion out of embossed paper is perfect. Good luck on the challenges.

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  8. Super cute card ! love it !
    Thanks for commenting in my blog!
    Have a great Tuesday ;-)
    ~Maria Elena~
    http://mariaelenaworld.blogspot.com/

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  9. Too cute..love the lion and all the punched borders! Thanks for playing along at My Craft Spot!
    Joy

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  10. Aaaaw, super cute! I like the idea of the hidden message..great thinking!
    Sherrie K

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  11. This turned out great--love your use of the embossing folder! Thanks for creating with us at FCCB this week :)

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  12. Such a darling card with so many good memories behind it. Thanks for joining in the challenge at My Craft Spot.

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  13. What a sweet card!! I don't see my niece and nephew often :( I know how you feel. Thanks for Playing with us @ FCCB!! TFS!! Take Care!!
    Jennie @ http://earthyscrap.blogspot.com/

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  14. Hi Lisa! Thanks for stopping by! This card is adorable! I absolutley love that cart.!! Hugs! Dina

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  15. Sooo cute!! Love the embossing and all of the fun layers! Thanks for joining the fun at My Craft Spot!

    Kimberly

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  16. Oh how creative! I love the embossing on your lion and pull out message is great! Thanks for playing along with us this week at My Craft Spot!
    Amber

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  17. Oh Lisa! This is so adorable! I have to get that Create A Critter Cart! You did a great job on this card, love it!

    america57@comcast.net
    chrissandlou.blogspot.com

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  18. That lion is just simply adorable! Thanks for joining us at FCCB this week!
    Lisa C

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  19. This is so sweet, Lisa! The embossing is such a great touch. What a super sentiment, too!
    Thanks so much for joining us this week at My Craft Spot!
    Kate
    Small Bits of Paper

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  20. So cute! Love that hidden message! Thanks for joining Challenge Me Monday at FCCB :)

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  21. Such a cute card!! I love the scallops. Thanks for playing along at My Craft Spot!!

    Hugs,
    Amy
    Scrapping Mommy

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  22. What an adorable card! Love the embossing and the pull out tag! Thanks for joining us at FCCB!

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  23. Lovely! I really wonder where did you get your inspiration to become that creative.

    www.cohnpatents.com

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