Sunday, June 12, 2011

Alligator Birthday Card

Happy Sunday, everyone! I hope you had a great weekend. The weather cooled off a bit here - thank goodness. It is still in the low 80's but so much better than it has been this last two weeks.
I have a card to enter into Birthday Sundaes's Challenge #13 - wet or dry embossing. I have wanted to use this adorable alligator since I got the Birthday Bash cart. Using Core Couture paper, I embossed him with a Sizzex embossing folder and attached him with foam dots. The orange paper is from DCWV Citrus Stack and I embossed it with the Cuttlebug Happy Birthday folder. The striped paper is from My Mind's eye. I cut the birdie and banners also from Birthday Bash, using Core Couture. I used a Fiskars border punch for the pink side paper. I added some light green crystal gems, and  I was so excited to use my new bakers twine from the Twinery that I won from My Craft Spot Challenge #10!! It is so awesome!! Love it sooo much!!

Thanks so much for stopping by and have a great week :D

20 comments:

  1. I love your card!!! Very cute!!!

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  2. This is too cute! I love your birthday hat wearing textured alligator and the birdie on the banner is adorable! Amy :)

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  3. So very very cute and the colors are so pretty!!!! Great job!!!!

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  4. Oh dear, really so adorable aligator! Loved it! xo

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  5. I love this one super sweet-- yours are all good!!!

    hugs, DIANA L.

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  6. I love that we were thinking alike. We need to plan the next challenge to see what we can come up with. : ) Any idea what you are planning? Your card looks fantastic.

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  7. Wonderful job, Lisa! Your card is so colorful and a lot of details which I love. Great, great job!
    Send some of that heat my way, LOL!
    Sherrie K
    http://sherriescraps.blogspot.com

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  8. Another lovely card by your creative soul! :o) I love all the colors you used, which is so perfect for a celebratory birthday card. All the textures and embossing add such life to it, too... and of course twine! I finally have some for the first time ever and am using it on my current card. Who knew twine could be so fun?! :o) And I love that you used five gems down the edge. I most often see three accents! The more sparkle, the better! ;) Great job!

    Hugs and blessings! :o)

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  9. Lisa this is so cute. My daughter will love this

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  10. Hi Lisa! Wow this is so super cute! Loving the twine awesome win! Great details and colors!

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  11. Way too cute! Love all the details...great work! :)

    Arlene.
    http://waterdots.blogspot.com/

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  12. What a fun card, you always come up with so many great ideas for your cards, love it!

    Hugs, Lori m

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  13. Oh my goodness this is sooo AWESOME!Great job with this super cool card,TO CUTE!!As always Amazing!!!:)

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  14. Adorable Card! Love the cardstock you used and the shimmery look it gives. Great Job with the embossing! Thanks for playing with us at Birthday Sundaes!

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  15. Just an FYI- I left you some blog awards! :)Amy

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  16. Super cute card..thank you for sharing.

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  17. I love all the little details! The bird on the banner is great! Thanks for joining us this week on Birthday Sundaes this week!
    Tara

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  18. Hi Lisa,
    How cute is your card...very, very cute. I am loving it. Your attention to detail is amazing. You inspire me so. TFS! ~Shen

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  19. This is too cute Lisa! I love the colors and that embossing in the background looks great! So many fun elements! Thanks for sharing it with us at Birthday Sundaes!
    Amber
    my3escrapbooking.blogspot.com

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