Sunday, April 1, 2012

Lily Pad


Welcome to the Lily Pad Cards’ First Birthday Blog Hop! If you are following the hop, you should have arrived from Sally's blog! Happy Birthday to one of the most inspirational sites out there. They are sure celebrating in style too, as there are three awesome prize packages (awarded by random draw). The blog hop lasts for a week, so you have until 12:00 pm EST on Sunday, April 8th to leave comments.
Here are some details about the hop: There are two ways to be eligible for the prize drawings. You can “like” Lily Pads on Facebook, and leave comments on the blogs participating in the hop. 

Here are some details about my card: I started with a white card stock base and stamped the hexagons from The Craft's Meow Thanks Bee to Thee set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink. I then printed, colored and fussy cut the flower digital image now available at The Craft's Meow Store. After adhering the image to the card base, I wrapped it all with twine and added a sentiment from SRM Press.

I also have another card up at The Craft's Meow Blog, the last stop on the hop!



Thanks for stopping by! The next stop on the hop is Ayana!

186 comments:

  1. Wonderful cards Karen! So inspiring to come here - think I must press the follow button (-:
    Hugs Karin

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  2. I love the gorgeous hexagon pattern Karen. Such a cheery card!

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  3. gorgeous card! i tried to print out your beautiful image, but i'm printer impaired :(

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  4. love the simple hexagon behind the wonderfully colored flowers!

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  5. Beautiful CAS design. Love your card, Karen!

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  6. Beautiful CAS design. Love your card, Karen!

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  7. Very pretty - I love the flowers and the hexagon design creates a nice contrast.

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  8. HI Karen, thanks for dropping by and have a thought to peep.
    Your comments and thoughts about my work are truly grateful for me.
    I do hear and visit about your blog and love your simplicity style. You are a great and dedicated designer. So inspired with your blog everyday!

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  9. I'm lovin' all the hexagon patterns out there lately! Looks great with pretty flower! Great card!

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  10. Beautiful card for Lily Pad, Karen! Love your pretty flowers! :)

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  11. LOVE your cards!! Love the clean & simple card with the hexagons and love the cute mustache card as well!! (:

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  12. Your first card is so pretty! I love your colouring and the striking colour combination! Your mustache card is such a fun card!

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  13. Karen I love your style! both your cards are so pretty! Thank you for celebrating with us and being a stop on the blog hop!

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  14. Une magnifique carte pleine de délicatesse !

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  15. Love the simplicity of design on these cards. So elegant.

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  16. I love your first card. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  17. STUNNING CARD card, Karen!! You totally rock this blog hop!

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  18. Stunning cards! (Also LOVE the tightrope walker in your previous post!) Great to celebrate with you on the hop!

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  19. Love what you created Karen. Both are fab.

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  20. Lovely card with a difference

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  21. beautiful card! i love the graphic hexagons and the pretty pink flower!

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  22. Hi Karen - what a fabulous card. I love everything about it. I want those flowers. Simply lovely!!

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  23. Two terrific cards! I love the design of the "Thanks a Bunch" card. Great white space...makes me happy!

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  24. Lovely card! Happy 1st blog-aversary to Lily Pad Cards! ;-)

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  25. Love the bold pattern offset against the bright pink - gorgeous :)

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  26. So pretty! I love the hexagons for the background.

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  27. Simple elegant + Fun birthday card, great combo.
    Jan

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  28. Hi Karen! Your work is just SO cute. Thanks for sharing it, and for being part of the celebation at Lily Pad Cards Blog. Your work is a blessing!
    Hugs,
    Karen L

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  29. Is this your digi image? Love it with the hexagons.

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  30. Great card I love the way you did the background thanks for sharing

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  31. Lovely cards, love the moustache pun

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  32. Beautiful floral card! LOVE the "pop" of pink!!

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  33. what a great card! i just love your style of creativity! hugsxx happy birthday too!
    www.osirisandloki.blogspot.com

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  34. Great cards! I don't know if I've mentioned it already, but I just love that grateful flower digi, great lines, and great potential for piecing and layering!

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  35. Love the hexagon background on the card

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  36. Such an elegant card...and I love your color palette!!!

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  37. Gorgeous! Love the flowers and the honeycomb! The mustache is too funny!

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  38. Cute fun card!!!!

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  39. That hexagon stamp is awesome and I love how your flower looks in pink and green!

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  40. LOVE the hexagon pattern and the placement of the twine! And that mustache card is SUPER FANTABULOUS!!! The font of the word "mustache" is AWESOME and I dig the punny sentiment!

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  41. Bunches of cuteness for sure! Adorable stuff! I also love that mustache sentiment and stamp set :)

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  42. Very nice card, love the design.

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  43. Beautiful! Very striking card with black/white/pink combo!
    DeniseB

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  44. I love this card Karen!!! Simply beautiful!!! love the honeycomb background!!! Hugs...xoxo

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  45. Wonderful cards. Great combos. You are a busy lady!

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  46. Both cards are great. I like the simplicity of the flower card, it really draws your eye to the focal point.

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  47. The flower is so stunning! I absolutely adore the contrast with the hexagons, baker's twine, and the colorful blooms. Gorgeous card, Karen! Your other card made me giggle. I love the row of mustaches!

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  48. these are both so great and the first one is so beautiful

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  49. Great cards...esp love the hexagon pattern.
    Marie

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  50. Nice CAS card and I too love the graphic work of the hexagons.

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  51. I love how the colored flowers 'pop'. Just gorgeous!

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  52. Of course in typical Karen style you have knocked it out of the park! I am in love with the pink, black, and white combo :)

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  53. Lovely cards... Thanks for sharing.

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  54. Awesome cards! Love that bg & perfectly coloured flowers and who can resist the tache! Just FAB!

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  55. Beautiful card, Karen! Love the hexagon BG and your coloring of the flower is awesome! Off to check out your mustache card at CM!

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  56. Teehee that mustache card made me giggle!

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  57. Fantastic CAS card, and awesome coloring.

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  58. Fun card, I love the CAS design and your flowers are so pretty!!

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  59. Love your cards. thanks for sharing

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  60. Both your cards are great Karen. Nice colors and softness on the flower one:)

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  61. Love the cards! The flower card is beautiful!

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  62. Simply amazing! Love it!

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  63. These cards are so great. Love the use of white on the first...and the coloring! Wow. The second one is such fun.

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  64. Love those hexagons and the flower is so nice.

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  65. The "Thanks" card so pretty! And the "Mustache" card so fun, great combo for the celebration.

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  66. beautiful card karen...I love how you colored the flowers...so pretty..

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  67. Very pretty! I love CAS cards that allow the image to pop out!

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  68. SUPER cards ..both!!

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  69. beautiful card Karen. love the coloring

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  70. lovely cards, beautiful hop

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  71. absolutely lovely - beautiful colors and design!

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  72. so pretty! love the honeycomb background. simply fabulous, Karen!

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  73. This is beautiful! I love the background being in black and white, it makes the color of the flowers really stand out!
    Lisa

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  74. Very CAS card - love the pattern and the pop of the flower!

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  75. Wow. Just stunning! Really looks like the twine is holding those flowers!!

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  76. Your floral card is so perfect! That honeycomb bg is just right for the flower! And the moustache card is delightful!

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  77. Hexagons sure are popular these days. Nice job!

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  78. Thanks for sharing! Great Card!!

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  79. Love your card, Karen! Beautifully designed. And thank you for helping me with my blog!!

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  80. What a great use for those neat stamps! LOVE both of your cards.

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  81. Very pretty card. Thanks. jeannett_mcgee@comcast.net

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  82. Wonderfull card! I love the "simplicity"and the collors you've used!

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  83. Those flowers look like I can just reach out and grab them! Great Job!

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  84. Such a pretty card! Beautiful flowers =) TFS!

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  85. Very pretty. Simple and clean looking.

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  86. beautiful in its simplicity

    love the mustache card

    Barb Housner

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  87. Love your card, so simple, but so elegant. Thank you and where is the follow button? :)

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  88. Lovely flower card--love the hexagons and very funny mustache card.

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  89. beautiful use of your beautiful image...

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  90. These designs are really fantastic! I LOVE all of them, and I'll be following your blog too!

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  91. Awesome cards! They are both great!

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  92. Hilde van RijnsoeverApril 4, 2012 at 4:56 AM

    You made some very fun cards!

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  93. I like your card. ..simple and pretty

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  94. Liked both your cards but I'm partial to the flower one. Thanks

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  95. Love your humorous cards...well done!

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  96. AWESOME card - love the pop of color with the B & W!!

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  97. Wow, love the black and white. it really makes those beautiful pink flowers popa

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  98. What a beautiful, inspiring card!

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  99. Gorgeous design.. I love it!!!! :D

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  100. WOW...What awesome cards!! That flower cards just 'pops' on out!! :)

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  101. What a wonderful card. I just love the hexagon shapes with the flower. Very beautiful.

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  102. Love the hexagons and the coloured flower!

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  103. Wonderful cards. The first is so pretty and the second is so fun!

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  104. Great cards! Really love the masculine one!

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  105. What a pretty card. The mustache one is a riot.

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  106. Love it - so light, colourful and chic!

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  107. I love the floral card (classic colours, and the hip twine & honeycomb? Love!) and I can't wait to see the rest of that moustache card!!

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  108. Happy Birthday Lily Pad Cards! Stunning cards!

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  109. Cute card love the mustaches

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  110. Love the bright pink color flowers!

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  111. Both of your cards are awesome!

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  112. Beautiful card and the last one is so fun with it's mustaches. Wow you have one happening blog here. You must be so busy. Good on ya.

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  113. Beautiful bloom!

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  114. Beautiful card - as always. I love that you made a thank you. Lily Pad is really a great place for inspiration isn't it?

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  115. Love the hexagons, cute card.

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  116. Very clean and pretty. I really like this card! Thanks for sharing and happy Saturday! :)

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  117. Beautiful CAS design. Love your card, Karen!

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  118. Cute cards. I really like the hexagons with the twine on the first.

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  119. both cards are beautiful but I love the pop of color on the first card. Thanks for sharing.

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  120. What a cute sentiment, very fun

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  121. This card is ADORABLE!

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  122. These cards have such a clean and simple style -- great job.

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  123. Great card! Love the hexagons!

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  124. I love the clean and simple look of this. I have so many digi stamps that I could use with this. Brava! Just lovely!

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  125. Super cute card! Happy 1st birthday Lily Pad! I better get hopping if I want to be in the running to win some of these great prizes =)

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  126. WOW!! LOVE the cute card!! THANKS for the chance to win and have a FABULOUS WEEK!! =)

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