Friday, July 5, 2013

Happy Birthday Erin




Hello, hello! Today is a great day, today is Erin's Birthday! Jen and I are celebrating our good friend's day with a card share. We are both participating in the Lawnscaping Challenge and using May Arts Ribbon.



Do you know Erin? She's a great gal, a very talented crafter and has one of the most kindest hearts ever. She's been there for me through some rough times, and I will always appreciate that. I've never met Erin in person, but some day I hope to.


I followed the sketch pretty closely. I inked the edges of my card base and then layered Faux Suede Ruffled Edge in Green (NV46) over Faux Wired Burlap in Natural (445-15-32) and secured with a staple. Then I added the layers in the sketch, with my focal point the cute raccoon on a stump from Lawn Fawn's Critters in the Forest and finished with a patterned paper banner from Bannerific and sentiment from Sophie's Sentiments.


In honor of Erin's Birthday, the Ribbon Lady has a giveaway over at the May Arts Blog! Please stop by Jen's Blog and then the May Arts Blog (oh, and don't forget Erin's blog too!) to wish Erin a Happy Birthday...

58 comments:

  1. Love your card Karen, so much great texture along with that perfectly colored image.

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  2. this is fantastic. that burlap ribbon is so PERFECT for the woodland theme and colors. fab-U-lous!!

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  3. Clever use of the burlap ribbon on your fabulous card.

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  4. Love the inked edges!! Great card and Happy Birthday Erin!!

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  5. love the textures in this card, and that green is such a great pop of color.

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  6. What a fun card! The raccoon is absolutely adorable!

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  7. The card is really cute. Love the use of the burlap behind the ribbon.

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  8. Such a cute card. Love the little critter

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  9. what a fun birthday card.. love it

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  10. I've never met Erin either, but from all I know about the Inn and her 'hood, I'd say your card is perfect for her. Good job, Karen.

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  11. Love this card!
    AWESOME take on the sketch!
    Love the soft colors! Great design also!

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  12. HAPPY BIRTHDAY. I love how you used your Lawn Fawn stamps! SO CUTE

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  13. Love the design! Happy Birthday to Erin!

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  14. what a cute card for Erin's birthday!

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  15. What a cute birthday card for Erin! I knew it'd have to have some pretty ribbon on it! :)

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  16. He's a cute little fella Karen! Darling card the texture is perfect with this outdoor theme!

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  17. Happy Birthday wishes going
    out to Erin! This card is
    so sweet and the raccoon is
    cute as can be.
    Carla from Utah

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  18. Oh my stinkin' CUTE...love your sweet sweet card! Erin is pretty spectacular:)

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  19. What a sweet thing to do for Erin!!! How wonderful to see all the love everyone has. Wonderful card!!

    I is Imagination....

    May your imagination continue to bring delight to all who are privileged to see your creative projects.

    Happy Birthday, Erin!
    <3 J

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  20. Love the colors in this adorable card and of course, the coloring is wonderful!
    Happy birthday Erin!

    Sue Brailey

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  21. cute card and i love the ribbon :)

    i have been blesses to meet Erin in real life and stay at her awesome hotel. let me tell you she is just as sweet IRL as on line!!! :)

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  22. I love this card, that raccoon is so cute! Thanks for sharing.

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  23. Wow! This is SOOOO super darling!!! Love it! Happy birthday Erin!

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  24. Nature comes through on this card. Really cute!!

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  25. Super cute card ! Happy Birthday , Erin !

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  26. Very cute birthday card for Erin--I like the green ruffled ribbon over the burlap.

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  27. I love the earthy feel to the card. Love the dimension and texture from the ribbon and fibers too.

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  28. The raccoon is so cute. He's one of my favorites.
    HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

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  29. love your use of the ribbon. happy birthday to a happy birthday girl!

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  30. Cute, cute, cute! I love the way you used the ribbon!

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  31. oh my....love this card!! Love the colors, texture and your coloring
    Great take on the sketch
    Thanks for playing with us at Lawnscaping :)
    xx Tamara

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  32. That card is adorable!! I really like the scene you created and the stitching around the images! Thanks for playing along with us at Lawnscaping!! :)

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  33. Great card! I love hearing about others that have a birthday this time of year too (mine is today)

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  34. Beautiful!! I love the image.

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  35. Love the super fun card for Erin! So sweet of you guys to throw her a surprise party !

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  36. Oh my soooo cute, what a nice surprise.

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  37. All those colors, textures and patterns are so scrumptious! Love your earthy tones. Wonderful card, Karen!

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  38. Lovely card! I sure do love the raccoon! May Arts Ribbon goes on it so sweetly!

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  39. Such an adorable card for your friend :-)

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  40. Delightful card. like how you used your ribbon on card.
    happy birthday!
    stamping sue
    http://stampingsueinconnecticut.blogspot.com/

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  41. Uber sweet Karen, I adore the 'earthy' feel of your design!

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  42. Cute, cute, cute! Love the layered ribbons and the adorable image!

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  43. love that raccoon stamp!!! great take on the sketch

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  44. adorable card Karen!!! I bet Erin would love it! TFS
    have a wonderful week!
    Liz o.

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  45. Karen fabulous card, love that cute raccoon because he is on a card not in my garbage! Gorgeous ribbons too! I will be sure to send some birthday wishes to Erin too.

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  46. Awww...this is ADORABLE, Karen! I love all of the different textures and layers!!! And that little raccoon is super cute! So sweet of you and Jen to throw this celebration for Erin's birthday!!!!

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  47. What a great card! Love the use of burlap and ribbon combination! the raccoon is adorable!

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  48. You've hit a home run with this one. Fabulous card, Karen! Thanks for joining us at Lawnscaping.

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  49. Wow!! I loooove it! All the texture and your coloring is amazing!

    Thank you so much for playing with us at Lawnscaping challenges!

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  50. This is such a clever card...über cute I love it!!

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  51. Wow, that burlap is the perfect touch and your coloring is fantastic!
    Thanks for playing along with Lawnscaping Challenges!

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  52. Karen, oh my goodness this is the most adorable card! I absolutely adore every little thing about it! Marvelous, my dear. Thanks so much for playing with us at Lawnscaping!

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  53. I love the rustic feel of this card, really amazing. Thanks for sharing

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