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Monday, September 10, 2012

Chriss's Birthday Blog Hop!!

Welcome to Chriss's Birthday Blog Hop!!


Today we are celebrating our sweet and talented friend, Chriss America Real's, birthday with a fabulous Hop! You should be arriving from Jovan's Blog. If not, please start from the beginning with Chriss - http://chrissandlou.blogspot.com/.

Hop along to see what each of her friends have created to wish her a Fabulous Birthday!!!

There are some wonderful prizes to be won from the Birthday Girl herself and there is sure to more fun prizes offered along the Hop!

Here are the fantastic Prizes The Birthday Girl is Offering for Hopping along:
  1. 1st Prize: Photo Box (2 lights, tripod, 4 backgrounds, and it folds up into its own carrying case)
  2. 2nd Prize: Stamp Set with fun shapes and animals
  3. 3rd Prize: Paper set with brads, stickers and embellishments
To be eligible to win:
  1. You MUST be a follower of Scrappin' With Chriss and Lou
  2. Add the Birthday Badge to your Blog Sidebar
  3. Hop along on September 10th

This is the card and gift box I will be sending to Chriss :)

The base of the card is a Spellbinders Romantic Rectangle die. The paper is from the DCWV Summer Stack that I won from Craftin Desert Divas...thanks again Tara and April!! The next layer is also a Romantic Rectangle, embossed with a Sizzix Hibiscus folder and inked with Victorian Velvet Distress Ink. The next two layers are Spellbinders Ornate Artisan Tags and Accents dies, inked with Victorian Velvet. The stamp is from K Andrew Designs Sweet July stamp set (I love this sentiment for birthday cards!!) Click HERE to purchase it. The flip flops are Spellbinders Surf's Up dies, inked with Victorian Velvet. Another pair was cut in white and popped underneath with foam tape for dimension. The gems are from Recollections and the ribbon is from May Arts.

The inside features another Romantic Rectangle and "Happy" from K Andrew Designs Fall-O-Ween stamp set and "Birthday" also from Sweet July.

For the box, the Spellbinders Surf's Up flip flops were cut into the top and pink crystals were added for the straps. The base of the box is embossed with a Cuttlebug Plum Blossoms folder. "Dream" is a Spellbinders Girlie Grunge Label, inked with Victorian Velvet.

I am entering this in the following challenges:
  1. DL.Art Thankful Thursday - Watch the Video
  2. Sunday Funday - Linky Party
I have blog candy!! In honor of my sweet friend Chriss's birthday, I am giving away a set of Fiskars Perfect Blend stamps:

All you have to do to be eligible to win is:
  1. Be a follower
  2. Leave a comment here
That's it!! I will announce a winner on Friday, September 14th.

Now you will be heading over to Heather's blog!! Here is the Hop Lineup in case you get lost along the way.

Chriss -http://chrissandlou.blogspot.com/
Jessica S - http://jessicascraftshaque.blogspot.com
Heather D - http://joemamainks.blogspot.com/
Jovan - http://www.cardsbyjovan.com/
Lisa - http://indymermaid.blogspot.com < YOU ARE HERE
Heather L.- http://heathernovinger.blogspot.com/ < NEXT
Gloria - http://www.omascrafts.com/
Sheryl - http://butterflykisscards.blogspot.com/
Lisa B. Mensing - http://paradeyourcrafts.blogspot.com/
Colleen - http://copicmarkerscrapbooking.wordpress.com
Shirl - http://creationbyshirl.blogspot.com
Melissa - http://createdbysunshinehoneybee.blogspot.com

Thank you for joining us in celebrating and we hope you enjoy hopping along!


katieo said...

I just love the shade of pink and the flip flops. The die cut is so pretty and lacy. Chris's will love it

tellana said...

Oh when it comes to pink - you can never go wrong :)
Lovely creations as always!

Dr Sonia S V said...

What a beautiful beautiful creation. CHris is so lucky to have her as a friend.
Am your old follower

Sheri said...

How lovely :)

Sheri R

sherii at cfl dot rr dot com

TeenaBugg38 said...

What a beautiful set!! She's sure to love it!!! I'm an old follower...... thanks for the chance to win!

Heather D. ~ Fresh Brewed Designs said...

OH HOW GORGEOUS!!!! I love the beautiful diecut and the layers! The flip flops and bling are so Chriss!!! :))

I am so happy and honored to be a part of this hop with you all. Happy Birthday wishes to Chriss and big smiles to you!


Sarah Biswabic said...

Lisa, this card and giftbox are beautiful!

Heather Lynn said...

Oh Lisa, you have done it again! What a beautiful set you have made for Chriss! I love the colors, the bling, the bow..not to mention the design! Wow..just gorgeous! Happy to be in the hop with you today! Hope your day is wonderful!


Lisa Mensing said...

This is gorgeous! Love the flip flops and bling! I'm so happy to be celebrating Chriss with everyone today! Hope you have a wonderful day!


snappy scrappy said...

Beautiful card and box...love all that pink! Lee-Ann :)

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

The bling on the card & gift box is bee-utiful. Thanks for giveaway chance's. Happy Birthday Chriss. Happy to be part of Chriss bday blog hop.
"Sunshine HoneyBee"

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

Could someone please let Jovan know that I'm having problems getting to her site. Her site comes up & then cannot scroll anywhere. It stops. Blogger has been having this problem with a couple other sites.
"Sunshine HoneyBee"

colleen said...

What a gorgeous card! I love the Spell Binders layers! I've enjoyed being in the hop with you!

Kavitha Vadhri said...

loved the flipflopes,so perfect.participating in chriss's birthday bloghop.


Unknown said...

Good morning Lisa! I'm having so much fun! This is a great "birthday party" for Chriss. She deserves it! Your card and box absolutely rock! What a great idea! I was looking through your blog and saw the 3D pumpkins. Perfect!!!! Thanks for letting me hop around. I'm already a follower so, now to Heather L.'s blog!
Have a fun day!

Kavitha Vadhri said...

loved the pink and white combination and the rectangular diecut.

Cathy said...

How beautiful, I would frame this card:))

Kate said...

So Gorgeous. Love the paper you used on your card and box. The box is so beautiful.

Indy's Designs said...

What a fantastic card and gift box! Love the bling and all the pink!!!

silvia said...

LOVE the flip flop card and box!!!

Melissa said...

Very pretty, love that box with the flip flops, very creative!

Rhonda Emery said...

oh wow you make the most beautiful things. what a lucky birthday girl to recieve this. hugs

Nana said...

Chirss will truly love this awesome gift set. I love the pink and bling and those flip flops are adorable. As always it is FANTASTIC..

Hugs Nana
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Unknown said...

Unbelievable, you are going to wind up on every card making magazine out there with these kinds of projects.... Just facinating what you can do!!!!! Love Love Love this card!!!

Kimberly Monaghan said...

WOW! What an amazing card and gift box!

Diane said...

Wow amazing gift. Chriss will love it. My first blog hop, so much talent

Sonia said...

Hi my dearest friend^_^
Happy birthday to Chriss^_^
Your creations are gorgeous as always.
I love the border dies and the colors used^_^
You added fab details^_^
Thanks for this blog hop and for the chance to win^_^
Big hug,

Creations by Shirl said...

Wow Lisa~ What a great card/gift box for Chriss. This is flipping awesome and I'm sure Chriss is going to love it even more..... Love the pinks and those flip flops are gorgeous.... Great job! It's been fun being with you on this fun hop for Chriss hope we can have more of this soon....
Enjoy your lovely new week!
sweet hugs~

Salnclts said...

I love both the card and the gift box! I love the flip flops!! I just became a follower. Thanks for the chance to win! :)

As.I.Do.Rodos. said...

Fantastic card and box Hugs Ginny ♥

Kathy Salido said...

Gorgeous card and gift box Lisa!! Love all the pink!

Jovan said...

These are so super cute...I love the details and papers!

Mommy25 said...

love the box :) so cute!

Chriss America Real said...

Oh wow Lisa! You take my breath away! I can't wait to get these and display them in my new beachy bedroom! Thank you for being such a good friend and always being there for me!

I love you!


Annette said...

Gorgeous Lisa! Love the pink:)

My Mind's Dust Bunnies

angie ashuk said...

I LOVE the little gift box! Great job!!!

Lorianna said...

Love those dies!!
Happy Birthday Chriss
Thanks so much for the FAB giveaway!!

Jessica Buffa said...

Wow, sweet Blend, this card and gift box are beautiful. Love the elegant ribbon and adore those flip flops with pearl straps! Darling job!
Happy to be hopping with you!
Jessica S

Sherrie K. said...

Wow, this is AMAZING!!! She is gonna flip over this gift set!!! Love your creativity Lisa! Another fabulous creation:)
I had to pop in for the hop-so glad I brought my laptop with on vacation:) Perfect for taking a break from the heat...super hot here! Will be popping in and out-certainly more time now than when I am at home, lol!
Have a great week my friend!

Sherrie K

Ashley Nicole said...

You always do a fabulous job. The card and box are amazing. Always have so much detail and love that they are pink.

Renee B. said...

Wow, this is pretty spectacular!

Craftin Desert Divas said...

You're amazing! I love it all. So happy you liked our giveaway items. Im really liking the spellbinder, I will have to get that one. Thanks!


Karen said...

My sweetest friend, this is absolutely gorgeous! I LOVE the pink and white... so girly and festive. (Pink is always festive because it's just so happy.) I adore those flip flops and love that you used them for both sweet gifts. The layers are so beautiful and I love that you nestled the sweet sentiment between sparkly designs. The poofy wispy bow is the perfect finishing tough. She will treasure these always, Lisa! Gorgeous creations, as always. :o) Thank you also for the opportunity to win! Have a sparkly, happy day!

Hugs and blessings!

Scrapbook Joe said...

Just love this!! Its so adorable and what a wonderful gift!



ShersL84bed said...

Love that gift box, so cute!

Smiles Sher


Gorgeous!! I love the details, I am sure Chriss will love it!!
sierrababy08 at hotmail dot com

Anonymous said...

Love the card & fell in love with your blog the other day. Patti yankandtex at hotmail dot com

VanessaB said...

gorgeous and amazing as always. i so very much love that flip flop box. that's so awesome!

Loving My Crafts said...

This is so girly, pretty and beautiful Lisa. It's an amazing design with great detail. Love the flip flops! Hugs Pamela x

Larelyn said...

Ooooooooh, Lisa - Gorgeous! And I haven't seen that die set - you are such an enabler!!! Love the pinks and of course the layers. What a great card and box.

Tamika said...

Such a cute set!!

Angie said...

Omgosh, this is GORGEOUS!! Love all the detail and the PINK!

Sandy from Ukiah said...

Oh Oh this is just gorgeous. I love the flip flog box, that is just too cute. You are so amazingly creative. Simply beautiful. hugs

Migdalia said...

Hi Fabulous one,
Well...Love this!!The Birthday set is beautiful!!!So Gorgeous!!The FlipFlop Die is so adorable!Love it!Lovely Pink and the Ribbon is so pretty!Wow!!This is Fabulous as always!!!!Chris will love this!
Have a Fabulous day!

Karon said...

Oh my goodness Lisa - this is absolutely stunning PINK! Love it all so detailed. Fabulous. TFS


Georgiana said...

I got my eye on some new Spellbinders. : ) Love the pretty in pink for Chriss's birthday.

Stay Creative,
Carson's Creations

Norma said...

WOWZERS my friend this projects is AMAZING!!! LOVE all the pink and the details!!

Sheryl said...

Hi Lisa! Or should I start with, "GASP"?
Your cards and projects always take my breath away! I would love to come hang out with you and play in your craft room with some of your gorgeous dies! Anybody can have a nice collection of dies, though. You really have a unique talent for combining them with the most gorgeous colors and design papers! I just love seeing your projects! Chriss is going to LOVE THIS and the flip flops are perfect for her!
It's been a real pleasure to hop with you to celebrate Chriss's birthday!
Warmest Hugs, Sheryl

Cheri said...

Check out all that pink and bling! I really love the little box. I hope you are having a great day my friend.


Nikki said...

Lisa what a fun card and that box tooo cute love it hugs Nikki C

Emily H said...

Oh my! I am sure. Chriss will love this!

Beebeebabs said...

Very pretty project!!!

Unknown said...

OMGosh!!!... BEAUTIFUL :))
This is sooo awesome. Love the colors... she is gonna love it :))
Both projects are great!!! :))

Shelly said...

Oh Lisa, she is going to LOVE this!! This is so PRETTY! I do love the pink of course but I just LOVE how you did the flip flops on the box - so neat!
I sure hope you are doing well my friend! Life gets so busy but I need it right now. My oldest came home from school for a weekend visit and it was so GREAT to see him. I think I really needed it and I know he did - he's homesick:(
Take care my sweet friend!

Jennifer said...

This is just stunning! Love the different dies that you used and the colour is just gorgeous!

Missy said...

Wow, so cute, I like the flip flops, the bling & the big puffy bow!!

Yoshiras time to craft said...

So beautiful!love the big bow and cute flip flops.Beautiful box as well.Love the pink and bling.

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

This is so fun! Love the flip flops! Carri ~abusybee

Cely said...

this is so stinkin cute! she will LOVE IT! love all the bling you put on it!

Michele Smith said...

Just gorgeous Lisa! I just got the RR dies ~ thanks for sharing your ideas with us! Love all the layers and the flip flops are sooo cute! Haven't heard of Victorian Velvet but I sure want to try it now!!! msmith38652@gmail.com

Beate said...

Another amazing ensemble. Your card is gorgeous, so is the matching box. I didn't even know that Spellbinders has flip flop dies and if I had, I wouldn't have used them as cute as you did.
Hugs and smiles

jessica said...

WOW WOW WOW Lisa!! Another incredible project!! What beautiful papers and bling and I LOVE those flip flops!!
TFS and have a GREAT day!!

Esther said...

Beautiful!!!!!! You have the most gorgeous nestabilities!!!!
Love the pretty bow and the bling on the flip flops!

Have a wonderful day :)

~Tammy~ said...

This is the essence of Pretty in Pink!!! Gorgeous design as always!

MEGHA said...

omg ,what a lovely card with cute emblishments

Beckie said...

How grown-up girlie! Love the blinged out flip flops.

Be blessed, Beckie

Felicia - Scrapper in the Making said...

Wow this is soooo Elegant. Love this card & gift set. Great Job! Smooches...

Unknown said...

So cute and girlie! Love the flip flops and rhinestones.

Life and Knits said...

This is stunning! I love it!!


AprilsL8 said...

Very nice!!

Karen said...

How awesome is this, Lisa?! I love the embossing on the box and the bling on the straps for the sandals! The card is beautiful too! The bow looks gorgeous! :)


Norma Gomez said...

Hey Lisa! Beautiful card, I love all the layers, gorgeous bow and bling :D

Unknown said...

OMG!! this project is so cute! I'm your newest follower:)

An'Jenic G. said...

Wow love your card and gift box. I have to to say the box is my fav. The little sandals with gems is cute. TFS AJ-

Arcy Scraps said...

loving the pink! your projects are always so STUNNING!!! Tfs!

2LilPrincesses said...

wow, love this!! your projects are always so pretty and elegant!!


gracescraps@gmail.com said...

Wow, amazing card - gorgeous and fun all wrapped up together!! ~ Blessings, Tracey


Karenladd said...

Love your gorgeous card and fun and flirty gift box!! I am already a follower of yours...and of Chriss and Lou!

Cindy Beland said...

Oh WOW Lisa,Your box is just GORGEOUS and that matching card is too!BEAUTIFUL job with all AMAZING details,LOVE the pink!Have a great evening my friend!!!:)

Davi said...

Oh my Lisa this is FABulous!! Wos I love the flip flops and all your very beautiful embellies :)

DIANA L. said...

This is so cute I just love those flip flops. great colors and what a fun B-DAY hop
Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday challenge. I hope you are haveing a great week my friend

Jayne said...

These are sooo pretty.Just love the adorable flip flops!Awesome projects as always my friend.
Jayne x

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