March 20, 2013

Kim's Birthday Blog Hop & Pattern Play Day 1



Happy Birthday Kim!

Today is Kim Heggins birthday of Cupcakes Cards & Kim and Joyce arranged a little blog hop for her to help her celebrate her day. Thank you Joyce for doing this.

Here is a list of the participants, I hope you follow the hop and stop by to wish Kim a Happy Birthday!

Tracey (you are here)



I have so enjoyed getting to know you this year, you are such a sweet and kind person and I love that I can call you my friend.  I hope that you have a wonderful day today and wishing you the most amazing year to come!

Make a wish!





This is also my first card for On Lines Classes Pattern Play being hosted by Kristina Werner and Jennifer McGuire.



Cardstock:  White (Papertrey Ink)
Patterned Paper: Springtime (Echo Park)
Stamps: Think Big Favorites #2
Ink:  Ripe Avocado
Dies: Sitched Mats (Lil' Inkers)
other: foam tape, yellow button (thank you Amy Tsuruta)

34 comments :

Lynn said...

I thought you stamped the paper!! It is gorgeous..the sentiment on the paper is perfection!

PS Hubby and little boys being at baseball practice has helped me stamp at night!

Brandi said...

Wow gorgeous use of patterned paper there girl! This card just screams Spring!

Mary Pat Siehl said...

this card is beautiful!!! love the large sentiment!

Janet Zeppa said...

Love your faux stitching and the sentiment stamped right on the pp.

~amy~ said...

such a happy happy card!

Emily Keaton said...

So cute! I love how you overstamped the sentiment on that fun patterned paper. :)

Kim Heggins said...

Tracey, this is so beautiful! I am so honored that you would make your day 1 card from our class for my birthday, such a sweet surprise! Thank you again for being a sweet blog friend too.

Kim Heggins said...

Forgot to mention about that cake you made for me, my sister had that same cake delivered to me last year for my birthday, it is amazing.

Annette said...

now that is gorgeous.. i love how you stamped the background and the added yellow stripes really pulls it all together.. I LOVE this card...

Happy Dance said...

This is great! Love the striped flag complimenting the yellow in the dp. Stamping on dp like this is brilliant. Wonderful card. Bev

Alanna said...

This is gorgeous. Very striking.

Kate W. said...

You seamlessly integrated the sentiment with the patterned paper. It looks like you stamped it all. Those birds are just too cute!

Lisa said...

Tracey I had to look twice...I thought you stamped the floral paper!!! Great job with your pattern class this is amazing!!

Darnell J Knauss said...

Tracey, you absolutely rock any style you embrace! This card for Kim combining those amazing patterns is, as usual, impeccable! Perfect for Kim, perfect as inspiration for all card makers everywhere!!

Jeanne J said...

Gorgeous card Tracey - I love the mix of papers and patterns and all those sweet birds. Oh and that pennant edge sticking off the page with the button - LOVE IT!

Inkyfingers said...

I love this bright and cheery card Tracey. Lots going on but it doesn't look 'busy' or cluttered. Love the colours too.

Joyce said...

I see that this is one of 5 posts of yours that I missed. I really picked a bad day to skip my blogs! Anyway, that card is just amazing--such fun patterned paper and a great design. A+ for you. And, I love the cake you brought to Kim's party.

Marybeth said...

Stop!…... You are making one amazing card after another! Oh how I love this one Tracey! I love that yellow and white striped banner. So pretty!

JD said...

Very pretty card!

Barb Ghig said...

This is such a pretty card! I love how you paired the patterns, and the colors are just so lovely!

Kara said...

this is so gorgeous!!

Sharron said...

Love that gorgeous paper! Those birds are so wonderful and it looks fabulous with the bold sentiment stamped on top. The yellow & white stripe with the big button is the perfect accent!!

Renee said...

I'm dying over that gorgeous paper!!
This is fabulous...
perfect for Kim and she's gonna love it!! :)
And I kind'a like that cake too ;)

carol (krillsister) said...

Love the picture of the cake.
Cute, fun card. At first I thought you stamped the pattern paper.

Bonnie said...

Beautiful cake and card! What a wonderful birthday gift!

Kelly Griglione said...

Oh yay, you're in this class too! LOVE the patterned paper mix. You did really well with this!

Lynne said...

Wow - Totally love your card. It just goes together perfectly.

Cyndie said...

Hey, not only are you a CAS Princess, but also an expert patterned paper maker! LOVE this!

Leigh said...

This is so pretty, Tracey! I thought that panel was stamped at first-- super cute patterned paper!

Kim S said...

This totally works. You are so much more adventurous and creative than I have been in the class. Your bold sentiment still stands out on the paper. And the striped pennant is absolutely charming!

Jill Norwood said...

Beautiful card Tracey! So fun that you are all sending Kim bday wishes! Looks like a great class too! Such a wonderful pattern you created!

Jinny Newlin said...

Oh, my gracious! This is GORGEOUS, Tracey! LOVE the mix of patterns, and that little button is perfect!

Jen W. said...

That paper is so fun and the sentiment font is perfect for it!

Michelle said...

wow, wow, wow!!!! Tracey, this card is beautiful!!!