Friday, March 16, 2012

Getting Cricky In Like A Lion Blog Hop!!

For my BLOGAVERSARY GIVEAWAY, click HERE!


Welcome to the "In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb" Getting Cricky Blog Hop!! We're so happy you could join us for this month's Getting Cricky Design Team Blog Hop!! Throughout the hop, you'll see NEW ideas for creating cards and projects with Kristal's stamps sets!!

If you've hopped along from our fabulous leader, Kristal, then you are in the right place!! If you are just joining me from your dashboard, or reading this via email, please be sure to CLICK HERE to start at the beginning with Kristal's blog (you'll want to catch up on all the FUN!!)...


Each of Kristal's stamp sets benefit charity. At least $1 per stamp set goes to benefit the charity noted on the stamp set package. Kristal is donating to the following charities: Cancer Angels, Storefront Shelter for Homeless Children, Intrepid & Fallen Heroes, E. Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, Doorways Shelter for Women & Children (Domestic Violence), Wayside House for Women, Camp Good Days & Special Times, Adopt a Classroom, and Autism Research Institute. Kristal will donate $1 for every stamp set sold, retail or wholesale to the charity noted; and over time believes this will add up to some wonderful miracles for these special people. So you can feel good that each time you purchase a K Andrew Designs art stamp set, someone around the country is receiving some good help!

K Andrew's stamps are all made and assembled here in the USA, which is very important to Kristal. This ensures all product materials are safe and that jobs are being provided and maintained here in America. You can learn even more about Kristal's stamps (and pick some up for yourself) by visiting her online store: K Andrew Designs:


Kristal's stamp sets are perfect for cards, layouts, and so much more...

For my project tonight, I'm featuring the All About Animals stamp set:


I just love the fun sayings on this set!!


For my project, I created a 3D lamb and lion and a card to go with them!!


The adorable lamb is cut from Noah's ABC's at 4" from Core'dinations cardstock. I added cotton for her fur.


The lion is from the same cart, also at 4" and I used tickle yearn for his mane.


For the card, I used Core'dinations paper and embossed it with the Cuttlebug Bloom Dots embossing folder. I wanted the labels for the sentiments to match the embossing, so I used a Spellbinders Nestabilities circle and lacy circle dies. I inked them with Tim Holtz Tumbled Glass Distress Ink. "Miss Ewe" and "No Lion" are from All About Animals. I finished it off with a  Recollections rhinestone design, ribbon from Hobby Lobby and a button from my stash.

My BLOG CANDY for this hop is my blogaversary giveaway!! You could win Kristal's Coffee & Tea Tag Along stamps, a Cricut Four Legged Friends cart, Spellbinders dies, My Mind's Eye paper stacks and more!! Click HERE to enter!!

Now you can hop on over to your next stop, the fabulous HEATHER of Heather's crafty Blog Space!!

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48 comments:

  1. You rocked this, I'm so jealous. I think I need to go burn mine now.

    Great job,

    Colin

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  2. These are so cool. I did not know you could make 3D charaters. I love the card as well. The embossing you did is amazing. And I love the rhinestones! You rock :)

    Heather Getting Cricky Jr. Design Team Sister

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  3. Wow! This is so cool!!! I love how you added the plushiness to the lamb:)
    Maribel

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  4. really great job on your 3-d projects love them super cool. hugs

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  5. I love the 3D animals. I have this cart, but have not used it yet. You have given me inspiration!

    mb6464@hotmail.com
    marciasmemories.blogspot.com

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  6. This is super cute!! I love how you paired the sentiments!! I love that lion!! Great job
    Kristan
    GCDT-Sister

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  7. OMG Lisa! This is awesome. Love the details on the lion and lamb. Cute stamp set. Thanks for the chance to win.


    Hugs,
    Patty
    creativediva98.blogspot.com
    creativediva98 at gmail dot com

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  8. Your animals are so creative. I love the lamb. I bet a poodle could be made like this Great way to combine stamps

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  9. Awesome job!!!! I love them!! They are adorable! :)


    Amanda
    Getting Cricky JrDt
    cricktncrafts.blogspot.com

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  10. Absolutely stunning! Love all your projects. TFS! Scrappy hugs DT sister.

    Christel
    GCDT
    http://onescrappinsista.blogspot.com

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  11. These are such fabulous projects, Lisa! I especially like that lion. He's amazing! I just want to touch that mane!!

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  12. This card is so awesome! I love the the Miss EWE No Lion. So cute.

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  13. Great card! Super cute images I just love how you did your lion and your lamb

    DIANA L.
    http://dianamlarson.blogspot.com

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  14. These are so cute Lisa! Love the mane on that lion :)

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  15. CRAZY-AWESOME-Talent! You must have taken some pretty strong creative pills that day.
    TFS
    Creative Wishes,
    Claire S.
    www.scrapmyway.blogspot.com

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  16. They turned out so adorable.. you did a wonderful job on them. Love how you added the cotton and they yarn, really creative.

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  17. Oh my Lisa~
    They are stink'in cute, I didn't know you did 3D projects... Damn girl you are good... love that lion especially and his mane is awesome.....
    You rock on these projects!

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  18. that is so stinkin cute, lisa! love that there are mini gifts with the matching card!

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  19. Oooh, these are fantastic, my friend! The 3D animals look amazing, especially with the ultra fluffy cotton and perfectly wild yarn! Marvelous work.. I love the colors you used, too. And the card is wonderful! I love the embossing and how you used coordinating Spellbinders for the sentiments. :o) Your projects are always full of amazing detail, Lisa. Stunning work for this hop! I hope you have a sparkly weekend planned. :o)

    Hugs and blessings!
    http://kaleidoscopicsparkles.blogspot.com

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  20. Your project is great for B-Day decor.

    marg0006@verizon.net

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  21. Your project is great for B-Day decor.

    marg0006@verizon.net

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  22. As always Lisa, you knocked this one out of the ball park. Your lion's mane is absolutely fabulous! Thanks so much for sharing.

    Cheri - Getting Cricky Sister
    www.djssundries.blogspot.com

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  23. Wow Lisa, you blow me away with your creativity!!!!

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  24. You need to be a rep for cricut!!!! Your designs are amazing and this is no exception!!!!! Absolutely brilliant design!!!!! Way to go Lisa!!!!!

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  25. I love the sentiments and those animal lion and lambs are just too awesome! I love how you did the wool/lion's mane (textures you used are perfect). Great job!! :)Amy

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  26. Super adorable! i love how you made the mane on the lion. The colors on the card are perfect.

    Great job Lisa.

    Jessie
    DT sister

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  27. Oh my goodness, how cute are these. I just love your card and the cute, cute animals. TFS.

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  28. This is just so clever, great tie-in to the stamps! Love the mane on the lion.

    lflinesatcomcastdotnet

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  29. fun prjects.love the hair on the lion and wool on sheep.Beautiful cards.love all the bling and sentiaments go perfect wtih lamb and lion.tfs

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  30. Oh So Cute! Love the 3D animals tfs
    bdtktr@gmail.com
    craftinwithmypups.blogspot.com

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  31. Oh boy, what a great project!So in love wikh your lion and lamb! I love all the texture and I have to check that cart out closer-love the 3D. Your card is super cute as well.. Great job!


    I will try and get over and check out all the other projects later-super busy day with company:)
    Have a wonderful day..gorgeous here-65! Wahoo!

    Sherrie K
    http://sherriescraps.blogspot.com

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  32. Lisa you have wowed me again! These little animals are so cute! I love the card too. You are just the best.

    Hugs, Pam
    http://craftycards4u2.blogspot.com/

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  33. Lisa... I love your lion!! i think it is because i am a Leo... great job!

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  34. Lisa,

    I love all your projects. The card is beautiful and the 3D projects are amazing!!

    Hugs,
    Veronica Dt Sister
    mommyscraftycreations.blogspot.com
    mommyscraftycreations at gmail dot com

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  35. Love Love your card and the Lamb and Lion is super cute. thanks for sharing.
    Anita Getting Cricky Jr.Dt Sister
    www.anita-craft-corner.blogspot.com

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  36. Cute project. I love how you made the lion and sheep

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  37. Awww these are so adorable Lisa!! Thanks for sharing your wonderful creativity! msmith38652@gmail.com
    http://michelescraftroom.blogspot.com/

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  38. Hi Lisa,WOW your 3D animals are AMAZING!AWESOME job with them and LOVE your BEAUTIFUL card too!Have a nice day my friend!:)

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  39. These are awesome Lisa! I love the 3D animals! I didn't even know that those existed! :) loveall the texture that you added to them and those awesome sentiments! Great job! :)
    Amy
    redheadedcrafter.blogspot.com

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  40. What an Adorable card, Love the Lion and the Lamb you created:)
    ~Kim

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  41. So cute...and WOW, that lion's mane is awesome!

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  42. These are just adorable! So cool how you made the lamb and lion so dimensional. Thanks for the great ideas!

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  43. I love your 3-D animals! So cute! Your card is really pretty too! Love that ribbon! :)

    Karen
    craftedwithlovebykaren.blogspot.com

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  44. Awesome project! I love these animals.
    Miranda :)
    GCJRDT Sister
    www.nanasscrapspot.com

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  45. OMGoodness your lamb and lion are just darling. Love the sentiments and bling on your card also.

    Precious Hugs

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  46. The animals are so wonderful. Especially like the texture added for fur & hair. I have the cartridge but have not used it much. Please stop by my blog post 'Tales of a Mermaid' to see the latest artwork of my daughter.
    Melissa
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

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  47. Wow! Great project!

    missstamper (at) yahoo.com

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