Saturday, August 13, 2011

Hip-Hippo-Ray Birthday Card

Hi everyone!  I hope everybody is having a great weekend!  Today I'm sharing a birthday card that I am entering into a few challenges.  Thanks for looking!  :)

Challenges Entered:
  • Birthday Sundaes Challenge #21- Anything Goes Birthday
  • Love To Crop Grab Your Ribbons, Grab Your Bling!
  • My Craft Spot Monday Challenge #20- It's Hot Out There! (Use Hot, Bright Colors On Project)
  • My Pink Stamper Pinkalicious Blog Hop Friday- Use Your Favorite Thing (My favorite thing I used is the Create a Critter Cricut Cartridge)

Materials Used:
  • Birthday Bash Cricut Cartridge (Hippo and Ice Cream Cone)
  • Create a Critter Cricut Cartridge (Water and Grass)
  • Cuttlebug Tiny Mosaic Embossing Folder
  • Cuttlebug D'vine Swirl Embossing Folder
  • Faded Jeans and Tea Dye Distress Ink
  • Crop-A-Dile Corner Chomper
  • Fiskars Cloud Punch 
  • White Gelly Roll Pen
  • Ribbon and Bling
  • Black Pearls
  • Googly Eyes
  • Stickles


  1. Oh this is adorable!! Love the purple hippo and how you used the brads. Thank you for playing along with Birthday Sundaes!

  2. Super cute!! I love the googley eyes on your adorable hippo! Thanks for joining the fun at My Craft Spot!


  3. This is SO cute, the hippo image looks great with the colors you used!

  4. Oh Karen, this is SO adorable! You created such a festive atmosphere, from the rainbow of colors to the googly eyes and sparkly ice cream. The embossing and inking look fabulous and I LOVE that he's a dancing hippo while eating *purple* ice cream. You just can't go wrong! :o) Thanks for the smile!

    Hugs and blessings! :o)

  5. Really fun card Karen! Just am in love with that darling Hippo! Yum Ice cream in a puddle..too fun! I am a new follower and would love to have you stop by for a visit and follow too!
    Cindy Porter

  6. This is such a cute card! Both the sentiment and the hippo are so adorable! I love the polka dot paper as well. :0)


  7. So very cute!! I love all the little details. Thanks for linking up this week at My Craft Spot.

    Scrapping Mommy

  8. So cute! I love your little scene card :)

  9. How cute...I just love that hippo!! Thanks for playing along with us this week, at My Craft Spot !

  10. This is so adorable!!I love it! Hugs! Dina

  11. Such a cute Hippo card! Love the Google eyes, what fun! TFS

  12. I LOVE create a critter! This is an adorable card! I would have never thought of putting an ice cream cone in his hand! Great thinking!

  13. This is so adorable! I love the cute hippo, Karen! The googly eyes are so perfect and the sentiment is so awesome! This makes me smile :)


  14. Hi Karen, awesome, awesome, awesome "hippo" it. You did FABULOUS! ~Shen

  15. This is so fun! That hippo looks great and I just love the sentiment!
    Thanks so much for playing along at My Craft Spot!
    Small Bits of Paper

  16. Karen, what a fun, fun, FUN birthday card!! It made me hip-hip-HAPPY!! :) Thank you SO much for sharing your cheerful card with your Love To Crop! friends!! :)

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