Friday, July 15, 2011

Smile It's A Great Day!

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Happy Friday, everyone! Wow, this week has flown by. I can't believe another weekend is almost upon us. Time flies when you are so busy you barely have time to craft. I need about five more hours in the day :) I do have a project for the Decorate to Celebrate Challenge #4 - Kid-Themed Birthday Party. For my project, I made a joint game/birthday card. I made one of these for my niece's birthday a couple of months ago but I used a dog since she loves dogs. For this party, I made a traditional donkey for the game of Pin the Tail on the Donkey.
I used Birthday Bash and cut the donkey at 9 1/4"  first on cardboard to make it sturdy, and then Core'dinations Core Couture. The stamps are from K Andrew's Food for Thought. These stamps are so awesome! They stamp perfectly, you can bend them to fit the design (I curved the bottom phrase) and she donates at least $1 from every single package to charity. How great is that?! Click HERE to learn more about these great stamps or to purchase your own set.
I added a blanket on the donkey that lifts up so you can write the message below. It's fastened closed with velcro. The tail attaches with re-positional tape so it can be used for Pin the Tail on the Donkey. The ribbon is from Hobby Lobby.

Thanks so much for stopping by today! I hope you have fun plans for the weekend! :D

34 comments:

DIANA L. said...

This is adorable. I love that cut. It is so fun to put together-- I'm sure they will have fun at the party.
DIANA L.
http://dianamlarson.blogspot.com

Pam said...

What a great idea! The kids will love it, gee my husband would love it:)) Hugs, Pam at http://craftycards4u2.blogspot.com/

MyCuriousCrafts said...

Hi Lisa, what a super cute and adorable project...love it. You are amazing! I may have to scaplift for my son, Dylan's b'day party in October. FABULOUS! ~Shen

Maribel said...

I love how you can pin the tail on the donkey! Great idea!
ilovescrapping.blogspot.com

Chloe and Her Clip On Koalas said...

Such a great idea. Love it! x

Debeez Designs said...
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Debeez Designs said...

Hi Lisa - (sorry had a few spelling errors in the last post). I love this project idea and the fact that it is a birthday card too what a fantastic combination. I love the colourful ribbon too x

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

Like the Pin the Tail on the donkey you created. I miss the days of when my daughter was younbger. My daughter has now grown up & will be a sophomore in college this Fall.
Melissa
"Sunshine HoneyBee"
http://CreatedbySunshineHoneyBee.blogspot.com

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

Super fun! Great colors!

Pat N. said...

So adorable and such a creative idea!--Pat N.

Rez said...

Hi Lisa,
Oh you always come up with such fabulous ideas.This is just stinkin cute! I love the colors too.
Hugs,
Rez
http://karezmakreations.blogspot.com/2011/05/alohas-sweet-blog-candy-giveaway.html

bonnie said...

Oh wow how stinkin' cute is this! Adorable sweetie :) Hugs x

Michele said...

This is absolutely adorable! What a great idea!

Susan said...

Hey Lisa!

A donkey card, I love it! If I put a picture of my brother in law on the head it would look just like him! (Did I just call my borther in law a donkey?) lol....yep! (Shhhh)

Congrats on 509 followers! I'm on my way out now but I will stop back later as I have a blog I would love for you to check out. Have a good Saturday!

Susan

Linda B said...

Oh, how cute, Lisa! How do you think up this stuff????

Karen H said...

Lisa, this is absolutely FABULOUS! You accomplish so much, even when short on time! It's just amazing. I wish I had your speediness in the craft room! :o) I love how colorful this is, not to mention the entire idea is fantastic. That ribbon is the perfect choice for this festive occasion! Beautiful work, my crafty genius! Have a happy weekend!

Hugs and blessings! :o)

Sherrie K. said...

What a clever idea!! I love how the blanket lifts...cute and I love the colors!
TFS!
Sherrie K
http://sherrriescraps.blogspot.com

Anonymous said...

Lisa, I just adore this card, so clever, so cute and the little one will just love it.

Hugs, Lori m

Crystal said...

Such a cute donkey and that ribbon matches wonderfully!
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Happy crafting, Crystal

Elaine said...

Awesome card/donkey game!!
Super cute idea:)

GiGi said...

This is super cute! I love how the blanket lifts up to reveal the sentiment! So cute!

Kelly S said...

What a clever project! It looks incredible, Lisa.

http://mylollpopgarden.blogspot.com

Dina said...

Hi Lisa! This came out adorable!! hugs! Dina

Kel said...

Tooo.. cute.. nice job!

Emily said...

This is such a fun idea!

Emily C
Guest designer at decorate to celebrate

Angie said...

Great idea with the blanket that lifts! Thanks for playing at Decorate to Celebrate!!

Jenni said...

As always, another super idea for you! Having fun playing with you over at Decorate to Celebrate this week!
Hugs, Jenni
http://mylollipopgarden.blogspot.com

Jen said...

Too cute, Lisa! And I love that it's a card and a game! Thanks for playing along at Decorate to Celebrate.

~ Jen @ Musings of a Crafty Mom
www.gator-4-life.blogspot.com

Tina said...

Extremely clever and incredibly cute!
Tina
www.myhoppyplace.blogspot.com

Anonymous said...

Very inventive. Luv the colors! Thanks CallyAnn
http://callyanncraftycreations.blogspot.com

scrapinmamaof2 said...

Cute game. Love the fun colors... makes it super festive

Cyndi S said...

Creative game/card. Love it.
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McVic said...

Great idea!!!
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kacee
youhadmeatscrap.blogspot.com

Amy said...

Lisa, what a DARLING idea to make your own pin-the-tail... Bet the dog one was just as cute!! :) Thanks for being such an AWESOME friend and challenge promoter :) You are GREAT!! :)

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