Friday, April 06, 2012

Hippo Birdie to Ewe!

I haven't crafted in over a week! I have been so busy with school, work, and spending time with my husband now that he is home (and is on leave for a month). I just needed to do something, so I created this cute little card for some challenges. The card is quite large, 5 3/4"x8 3/4." I used a fun plaid cardstock and wrapped it with a bunch of ribbon. My large glitter orange square is 5 1/4"x5 1/4" and I rounded the corners. Each of my little white squares is 2 1/2" and I rounded a corner on each one. I used parts of Scrappy Moms Stamps for the sentiments on each square and a whole stamp for the inside sentiment. My little animals are all 2," except for the poodle, which is 2 1/2," and the number 2 is 1 3/4." I flocked the belly of the bird, all the fleece of the sheep, and all the fluff of the poodle. I used Peachy Keen face stamps for all the animals. I added pearls to the flower on the hippo and the number 2. I tied a bow with the white ribbon and added three buttons, all laced with embroidery floss. I finished it off with some white pearls on the ribbon.
Cardstock - The Paper Company
Patterned & glitter cardstock - DCWV
Corner punch - Fiskars
Ribbon - Offray
Buttons - Favorite Findings
Embroidery Floss - Prism
Cricut Cartridges: Create a Critter - hippo, bird, lamb, poodle
Letter Envy - 2
Stamps - Peachy Keen: Critter Faces Set A Medium
Scrappy Moms: Amusing Animals - "ewe!" & "Hope your birthday is poodles of fun"
Spring Fling - "birdie"
Furry Friends - "hippo"
Everyday Greetings - "to"
I made this for the following challenges:

21 comments:

  1. Oh my gosh, this is so stinkin' CUTE!!! Very clever use of puns. Thanks for joining us at the Friday Mashup!

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  2. This is so adorable, thanks for playing @ CTO!

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  3. This is so cute ! I love every single detail. Thanks for playing along with us at the Friday Mashup!

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  4. Thanks for playing along with our challenge this week Paula. This is super cute. Love it!

    Cheers,
    Kasey ~ in Oz
    Friday Mashup DT

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  5. So adorable Paula! Love the details that you have added! Thanks for sharing with us at My Sheri Crafts!
    Glenda

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  6. Great job Paula- I like puzzles and this way you can get more cuties on your card.

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  7. Super cute card! Thanks for playing at Celebrate the Occasion!! :)Amy
    Amy's Crafting Space
    Celebrate The Occasion Design Team Member

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  8. TOO cute! Love it. What a fun little card :)

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  9. This is adorable !! love the little animals!!! Thanks so much for linking up to the Peachy Keen challenge this week !!!

    Michelle- DT
    www.scrappinwithmybug.com

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  10. So cute, love the sentiment inside!!!
    Thanks for joining us this week at CTO!

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  11. Adorable card! Thanks so much for joining us at The Friday Mashup!

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  12. I love the combination of all those adorable die-cuts, such a sweet card! Sorry I am late but I wanted to thank you for joining us @ CTO for our "Kids Birthday" Challenge :)

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  13. This is cute, clever and PERFECT! I love everything about it! Awesome job! Hugs- Glora

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  14. This is sooo stinkin cute. I love how you layered with the different rectangles. Such a great idea. Thank you so much for playing along with us this week at Peachy Keen Stamps.

    Hugs,
    Raven-DT

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  15. Very cute, and so colorful! Thanks for joining the Friday Mashup.

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  16. Love all those cute critters! Thanks for joining us at The Friday Mashup!

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  17. LOVE it! Grat job Paula, this is very clever. TFS
    Liz

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  18. Your card is soooo cute. Good luck with the challenge!!!

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  19. Cute card and I love the middle too.

    Thanks for playing along with us at The Friday Mashup. x

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  20. This is sooo cute!! How creative!

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