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Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Getting Cricky Preview Week -- Day Four -- Happy Bird-day!! :)

Happy Wednesday, everyone!! :) It's DAY FOUR of the Getting Cricky Pre-Hop Week, and I'm super excited to show you my card today... I've just been having a BLAST trying to come up with non-owl uses for the Owly Hoo Stamp Art Sentiment Set (there are a TON of OWL ideas though -- be sure to check the stamp set out!!)...

And remember to mark your calendars for THIS Friday night, January 20th at 9pm EST...  Cuz that's when my fabulous Design Team Sisters and I will be showing you our Getting Cricky "U R SO SWEET" Valentine Blog Hop!!  You will be AMAZED at all of the AWESOME projects we'll be featuring with our FAVORITE K Andrew Designs Stamp Sets!! :)

For my project today, I've created a Happy Birthday BIRD-day card!!  :)  Tweet!!  Tweet!! :)
I embossed the background cardstock with the Cuttlebug Birds and Swirls embossing folder.  The bird is cut at 3.5" in all layers from the Create A Critter Cricut Cartridge.  I found the talk bubble on the Smiley Cards Cricut Cartridge and sized that with my gypsy to about 1.5"x1.5". 
My "extra" flowers were punched with the Creative Memories Friendship Micro Maker Punch (it's soon to be discontinued, but you can still find it here while supplies last).  The gems are from Creative Charms, and the ribbon was a clearance rack grab-bag find (if you LOVE it like I do, be sure to find out how to make some YOURS this Friday!!)...  Everything is distressed with SU!'s Creamy Caramel ink too. :)
Tee-hee -- Isn't that sentiment just perfect???  As I mentioned, you can find this fun mix-n-match sentiment on the Owly Hoo Stamp Art Sentiment Set...  I've been featuring this set ALL week long for the Getting Cricky Preview Week (Did you miss Sunday's snowman card? Or Monday's GROOVY giraffe and "shag pillow" cards?  Or how about yesterday's Valentine Favor Boxes???  I hope you'll stop over and check all of those out!!  If you find you can't go on without this set for one more day, please make this set YOURS by clicking here OR by clicking on the image below...  AND...

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I hope you've enjoyed my card today -- I sure enjoyed sharing it with you!!  Be sure to stop on by tomorrow for another preview AND my friend Kari's Blog-aversary Blog Hop -- I have a sweet little something to share with you for that too!! :)

Until next time,


18 comments:

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

Especially like the embossing on background. Did not see a Tuesday post for this on your site so when you mentioned Valentine boxes I wanted to let you know that I do not see that post.
Melissa
"Sunshine HoneyBee"
http://CreatedbySunshineHoneyBee.blogspot.com

Amy said...

This is such a cute card- I really like the fun bird/embossing/and ribbon :)Amy

Elizabeth said...

Amy,
This card is cute!!!!It grabbed my attention right away! Love that bird!
Elizabeth LMDT
http://visionsofpaper.blogspot.com/

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

Commented on Getting Cricky's FB telling her that you sent me for day 4.
Melissa
"Sunshine HoneyBee"
http://CreatedbySunshineHoneyBee.blogspot.com

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

Visited GC store and fav is Owl Hooty.
Melissa
"Sunshine HoneyBee"
http://CreatedbySunshineHoneyBee.blogspot.com

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

I follow GC & have her FB button on my blog sidebar just like I have your button.
Melissa
"Sunshine HoneyBee"
http://CreatedbySunshineHoneyBee.blogspot.com

Lisa said...

Awww, what an absolutely adorable card, Amy!! I love that sweet birdie!! She is so chic and stylish!! The embossing is fabulous and I love, love the ribbon!! Another awesome card, as always, my super-talented and creative friend!! And I only felt slightly less unimaginative today at your mention of not using an owl...I didn't today :D Okay, okay, I did yesterday. Sigh, yes, I made two owl projects. But I just got Hoot n Holler and was dying to use it :P

Lisa
indymermaid.blogspot.com

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Cheri said...

I really like this card Amy. The embossing is so great. TFS.

Cheri - Getting Cricky JrDT Sister

CRAZY4 CHRIST said...

Wow Amy this is cute and pretty at the same time!! I love that ribbon, I am having a hard time finding good ribbon to use on a card for a bow!! Can't wait to see your hop project!
Kristan
GCDT-Sister

Tami B. said...

I couldn't possibly write a comment on all the posts I've missed so I'll just leave one here. Fantabulistic!
The snowman card and a couple of your LO's were extra spectacular!

Anita Braddock said...

Amy this is supper cute. love the colors and the papers. the embossing is awesome. Your Bird is supper cute. the sentiment is perfect. love love the ribbon. thanls for sharing
Anita
Getting cricky Jr.Dt. Sister.
www.anita-craft-corner.blogspot.com

Sugarlips said...

Adorable!! I love it. The background is perfect and the bird is so cute!

Jessie

scrapinmamaof2 said...

The little bird is super cute. I have decided I need a cuttlebug now so I can do all the cool embossing. I am so jealous.
Heather Getting Cricky Jr. DT. Sister

Sherrie K. said...

Awesome job on your bird-day card! The embossing looks fabulous and your bird is adorable!! LOVE the ribbon-fun bow!!
Sherrie K
http://sherriescraps.blogspot.com

Miranda said...

So super cute! The bird is adorable!
Miranda :)
Getting Cricky JRDT Sister
www.nanasscrpspot.com

Karen L said...

LOve this sweet bluebird card! The embossed background is fantastic and I love that pop of red!

Mommy's Crafty Creations said...

this card is soo adorable!!

Veronica Getting Cricky JrDT Sister
mommyscraftycreations.blogspot.com
mommyscraftycreations at gmail dot com

Jenscrapstoo said...

This bird is such a cutie!!
Cheers Jennie
Getting Cricky Jnr DTM sister

 
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