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Monday, May 23, 2011

CJToo's Birthday Bash Blog Hop


Hi everyone and welcome to the CJToo's Birthday Bash Blog Hop hosted by my Design Team leader, Tracy from Craft Junkie Too!  Today is HER birthday and we're all helping celebrate it!  Happy Birthday Tracy!!!!!


Now, if you arrived here from Cheryl's site Cards by CG, then you are on the right track! --- but if not, simply click on the link below the button to start at the beginning! 


 
For my project today Tracy, I decided to make a card that is "just 4 you"! :)


I used the Create A Critter cartridge to create the sentiment and cut it at 2".  Under the sentiment, I used some scrap paper that I had where I had cut the wrong size banner on the Country Life cartridge.  I thought it would give a good solid background for the sentiment.  (Can't wait to post the banner I made this weekend too!  Come back and visit!)

I then used the Simply Sweet cartridge for the layers of the flower which I used the shadow of the image.  With 5 layers, I started the cuts at 2 3/4" on the bottom one and went smaller by 1/4" for each flower until the one on top was 1 3/4".  I curled each of the petals on the flowers by just using a pen and my fingers.  In between the flowers, I added some sheer fabric flower cut-outs that I had to add a different texture.

Instead of throwing it away, I used the center cut-out of the largest flower on the bottom as the center for the top, then topped that off with an orange rhinestone!  I inked all the cuts as well with brown ink.  Then I added a hot pink ribbon and some pink ric-rac on top, then added some accents with a white gel pen!

          

Then on the inside, I added some more pink ric-rac and some dots that I cut out with my hole punch. 

I really hope you've enjoyed your card Tracy and I hope you all enjoy it as well! 

The next stop on this Blog Hop is Kristy from Craftin On My Door  -- so hop over to see the wonderful project she has to share!

        

         =The BLOG HOP TRAIL=

                                                    Tracy <<<------The birthday girl!!)


                                                          Shelley <<<-----ME-----you are here!)









:-)  Thanks for visiting and don't forget to wish Tracy a "Happy Birthday"!!  :-)

Shelley (Carley's Mom)

44 comments:

  1. super cute card! nice blog it is my first time here

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  2. what a cute card!! I love your blog header!! new follower - come visit me at mine too.. rather new as well. could you add the e-mail. would love to follow you more
    parkernana5@cox.net
    http://mybugandmecreate.blogspot.com

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  3. oops.. found the e-mail. was looking for the 'box' i signed up.. can't wait to see more.. What part of ks are you in?? I am outside Wichita. wouldn't that be cool if you were near by. LOl
    parkernana5@cox.net

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  4. Love your card Shelley - I'm sure that Tracy is going to LOVE LOVE LOVE it. Thanks for sharing. Your Fellow CJT Design Team Member (kadie).

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  5. Shelly love the way you did the flowers

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  6. Darling card - the flowers are really impressive!

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  7. Cute card and lovely flower.

    Indira

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  8. New follower!! I just had to as I am too a newbie to blogging, but this card is just fabulous inside and out! I can't wait to see what else you come up with... btw, the sheer fabric between the layers... GENIOUS!!

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  9. Love the flower. I am a new follower. TFS

    Phyllis
    hairdresser16 at aol dot com

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  10. Cute card! Thanks for the inspiration!
    Kerry

    mommakcrafts.blogspot.com

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  11. Great job Shelly!! I love your flower... how cute is that?? :)

    TFS, Cheryl (your fellow CJToo DT member)
    CardsbyCG.blogspot.com

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  12. Love this. Great work girlfriend...

    Jessica
    Fellow CJToo Designer :)

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  13. Super cute!!

    amandawoodau at hotmail dot com

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  14. What a cute card! I love how the flower turned out! TFS!
    booger1 at tds.net

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  15. How pretty! TFS

    Darlene'
    desaucier at bellsouth dot net

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  16. Very nice card, the inking really makes the card pop. thank you for sharing. jman4@ocmcast.net

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  17. Pretty card. Love the flower.
    Nikki
    www.theglamoroussideofscrapping.blogspot.com

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  18. Pretty! I love the soft colors. TFS!

    Hugs, Sheena
    slynne1 at gmail .com

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  19. Very pretty card! I love the flower and thank you for the tutorial how you made it.

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  20. Cute birthday card!! Thanks so much for sharing!!

    scrapnatic@yahoo.com

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  21. Cute! Layered flowers are cute as well!

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  22. Great card!
    ra6352 (at) gmail (Dot) com

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  23. Love all the layers on the flower...and the paper is too cute!!! Great job!!!
    hugs,
    Sarah

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  24. Your card is so pretty luv how layered the flowers

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  25. I love your blog---it is so pretty.And you card is great!!!!!You are doing wonderful.I signed up for the emails too so I can keep getting inspired.
    Hugs, Anita
    amc35045@bellsouth.net

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  26. Great card! Love the flower!

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  27. Super Cute!

    mlenclade at g mail dot com

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  28. Love your card, very sweet! TFS! I'm a new follower, please stop by and hopefully become a new follower too! Thanks! :)

    lovelyinspiredcreations.blogspot.com
    majelica at comcast dot net

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  29. Cute idea! Card is adorable!
    (fellow DT member)
    craftin-on-my-door.blogspot.com

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  30. SWEEEEET! Thank you sooo much Shelley for making my birthday so sweet and special. Big Hugs to you my friend! Great project....
    ~Tracy

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  31. Super cute!!

    Shawnee
    http://quiverofangels.blogspot.com

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  32. That is the cutest card! I love the flower and colors!!

    Ashley
    ScrappinAsh at gmail dot com

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  33. Cute card! Love the flower!

    ♥ Laura ♥
    tweetyb@satx.rr.com
    http://laurascraftsandmore.blogspot.com/

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  34. wow..your card is TOO cute!!! I love the flower, I am going to have to try that with my cricut and many flower cuts!!!! Thanks for the idea, and for sharing ! I am a new follower as well!

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  35. Oh my gosh...I have the same sign that you have on your headliner: "There's no place like home. Dorothy" Love it!!

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  36. Thanks everyone for the sweet comments!! They mean soooo much to me!! :)

    Shelley

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  37. These colors are absolutely gorgeous!

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  38. Shelley: Your card looks even better today than it did yesterday.....THANKS for your sweet sweet comment you left on my blog!

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  39. Happy B-day to Tracy :-)

    very pretty, love the layered flower :-)

    TFS! -Sam :-)

    SamanthaJDesigns @ hotmail.com

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  40. Cute card. Good luck with your blog. Your off to a great start.
    http://lorisartsyobsession.blogspot.com/

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  41. What a super card! The inked papers are just super and I'm so impressed with the way you used the banner piece!

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I enjoy reading your comments!! :)
Shelley (Carley's mom!)