Wednesday, September 1, 2010

SURPRISE BLOG HOP!

Happy "hump" day and welcome to September 1st!  Can't believe we're in to September already!  Today, Tamiko's has a Surprise Blog Hop going on to introduce the new Greeting Farm releases.  This Surprise Blog Hop runs until Tuesday, September 7, 2010 ending at 11:59 PM HST.  ONE winner will be picked the following day.  What do you win?  Tamiko's blog hop candy will include a $10 gift certificate to be used at Tamiko's online store, AND, one choice of the new release rubber stamp from The Greeting Farm...either Sweet Anya or Oh Boy Ian (winner's choice!).  What do you need to do for a chance to win? Simply leave a comment on everyone's blog!  The blog candy is hidden on one of our blogs.  Easy peasy!  Today I would like to introduce Sweet Anya, and this is what I came up with:
I made a recessed window card (1/4" deep) using SU! pink pirouette for the base which is a 5.5" square, inserted a DP from the Memory Box Gossamer 6"x6" pack.  I used my Marianne Design Creatables ribbon border die and ran some pink ribbon through the slots with a small pearl ribbon slide in the center.  After coloring Sweet Anya with my Copics, I cut her out, mounted her on foam tape, and added a pink flat back heart pearl to her hairpin. To follow the brown stems in the DP, I added some brown leaf ribbon and a cherry blossom flower. 
If you came here from Michelle's blog, you are on the right trail.  If not, go back to the starting point here.   Your next stop is Tamiko's (Things of Joy)
Thank you for stopping by and I hope you enjoy our Surprise Blog Hop.  Please come back tomorrow to see Tamiko's regular Thursday Teaser that the CT was asked to do a color challenge using pink/green/brown.  Have a wonderful day and happy crafting! 

46 comments:

Joy said...

SURPRISE! love your beautiful card in using that sweet Anya! you did a wonderful job Cami! thank you so much for making this blog hop work! I know this will be so much fun! have a wonderful week! hugs, Joy

Jodi said...

SURPRISE CAMI!! HAPPY EARLY BIRTHDAY!! I hope you were surprised by all of this!! I love the pretty card you created with sweet anya, and all the pink you used!
Wishing you many many more Happy Birthdays!
Hugs
Jodi =)

Kim Y. said...

This is just darling, Cami! Love all the pink!

Happy early Birthday! Wishing you lots and lots of wonderful things!

Hope you have a great one!

Lorraine said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY CAMI !!!

hope you have a great time and thankyou for the hop its been fab and your card is stunning such pretty colours xx

Sandra said...

Happy Birthday to you!!!

Lovely card! Sweet Anya looks even more sweet in pink :)
Love the colouring on the whole card!

S

Jenny said...

This is soooo cute! I love the background too! So- were you surprised??? How sweet of everyone to throw this surprise hop for you. Happy Early Birthday!

Jenny

Leanne said...

OMG! You created a beautiful card with Sweet Anya! She is super adorable and I love your recessed window card. Nice touch with the ribbons. Great card! MFS!
Were you surprised about this hop in your honor, my fellow Virgo buddy? Happy Birthday my friend. May your day be bright and filled with lots of fun, love and laughter. Mahalo for the wonderful birthday wishes you left for me. I cherish each word. Lots of love from the mainland. Have a wonderful day!! Hugs,

Linda said...

SURPRISE!!! Your card is beautiful Cami, just like you! I'm so glad to have you in my life! xoxo, Linda

P.S.: Ouch ... I felt that konk on my head ... BWAHAHAHAHA! Love you!

Mimi said...

Happy Birthday Cami! can definitely feel all the love that surrounds you! Wishing you lots of happiness on your special day!

Cute card! Love all the details you put into it, especially the ribbon border! ;)

Jocelyn said...

Happy Birthday I hope you have a wonderful time full of nice surprises. Great card, I love the Anya image.

Suzan L said...

Hi Cami, Happy Birthday!! How nice for the girls to throw you a blog hop for your birthday!! I love your card!!
Hugs,
Suzan

Teri said...

SURPRISE CAMI! Happy early birthday! It was really an honor to do this hop for you!! LOVE your pretty card! so cute and sweet!! Pink Pirouette makes everything sweet!

MarieL said...

Oh Cami, this is absolutely darling. What a sweet card. I love the soft colors and everything on it. I especially like the way you enhanced the the flower stems to look like cherry tree branches.... Terrific job !!!!!!!!!

Berenice R. said...

Happy Early Birthday! I love your card. So wonderful details about it. Thank you so much for sharing. Big hugs :)

Michelle U said...

Surprise Cami! Hope you were surprised and happy birthday (well soon). Hehe!

Hugs,
Michelle

Crafteezee said...

Happy Birthday Cami. Love the image you have used and the subtle colour scheme. Gorgeous. Enjoy your birthday. Hugs Tracy x

1LuvnMama said...

Yay! Happy "early" birthday Cami! :) Hope you were surprised and excited! It was such a fun hop to give one of our dear friends this special recognition! :) You are an amazing, wonderful person and we luv you lots! Enjoy this week my dear!
Luv your Sweet Anya and your layout is perfection . . . always! You never cease to amaze me with your talent! :)

Janis said...

Surprise Cami! Hope that you were thoroughly surprised! Wishing you a happy birthday. Hugs, Janis

superdidine said...

I love this pink card

Happy Honu said...

Cami: Happy, happy Birthday!! I am just gonna have to head over to Tamikos and snatch all these stamps up. Thanks for sharing, and I love your coloring, and I love the layout of this card. Have a blessed day :D

Tammi said...

What a fun surprise for you! :) A sweet window card Cami, the girl is adorable and love what you did with the top of the card with the ribbon and love the matching leaves on the side there! Wishing you a Happy Birthday! ~hugs

Brenda said...

i love how you made a recessed window card! i'm going to have to give that a try. kind of like a shaker without the "shake." happy birthday to one of the sweetest people i know!

RubyM:) said...

HEY!!!!!!!!!!!! SALUD GIRL LOL!! ((MARTINIS SPILLING HERE)LOL!!! I'VE been hopping on your surprise blog hop and been taking cyber martinis thru out the blog LOL!!!!!!!HEY WE NEED TO CELBRATE STARTING FROM TODAY RIGHT!!WHOOOOOHOOOO!!!

WOMAN THIS IS TOO FREAKIN CUTE!!WOW!!! what a faboulous masterpiece the colors are so soft and elegant. I love what you did to the top of the card just a beautiful touch.You know i have a special part of my heart so just wanted to wish you the best bday. so far so good huh?? You lucky gal lol!!(((((HUGS))))RubyM:)

Ashley Nguyen Newell said...

Happy birthday, Cami! How special you must be for your whole team to come together and put on a hop for you! That's awesome! I love your card, the pink is so pretty!

joni h said...

Sweet card made by a sweet gal! Surpirse & happy sweet birthday, Cami!

Colleen said...

Love all the pink that you used. I hope that you will have a wonderful birthday.

Danni said...

What a lovely and oh so sweet card!

Risa said...

Happy Birthday to you Cami!!!!! I hope that your day was full of love, sunshine and happiness!!!
Your card is super cute and detailed beautifully!!!
Take care and thanks so much for sharing.
hugs
Risa:)

Jenny V. said...

Happy Birthday Cami and many more to come. Hope that you will have a fun time celebrating. Love the pink ribbon you added.

twlght prncss said...

Happy (early) birthday! You've got great friends! This is a fun and inspirational hop and birthday countdown.

donna mikasa said...

Happy Birthday, Cami! You are loved!

Kyoko said...

SURPRISE MY SPECIAL ANGEL!!! I hope you are enjoying your surprise blog hop ... can you believe we all kept the SECRET! I can't wait to give you one of my special hugs - I promise not to squish you too much.

LOVE YOU CAMI!

Pam Cruz said...

happy birthday cami! you must be very surprised on your surprise bog hop. you have such wonderful friends. and they are blessed to have you in their lives. enjoy celebrating your birthday month :)

Tamiko's said...

Happy Birthday and SURPRISE Cami!!! I hope you were really and truly surprised! Keeping a secret like this was hard - especially since I would probably be the one to blow it - but it all worked out!

Your card is just beautiful - just like you - and your talent and kindess to this team is just what it needs. This team wouldn't be what it is without you!! Enjoy your birthday and SURPRISE again!!!! LOL!

Hugs,
Joy

cabio's craft corner said...

This sweet Anya card is so darling Cami :o). You know you are a 101% great & suppotive friend to have. I am glad that we met, thanks to 'Blogger'.
Hugs,
Cabio

Nannieflash said...

Hi Cami, what a sweet image, love her curly hair, youve coloured her beautifully. and your papers and embellishments are gorgeous. With love and hugs Shirleyxxxx

creative patti said...

Sweet Card Cami. Happy Birthday and I hope you have a wonderful day full of joy and laughter. Thanks...

Luciana Kajiura said...

The card is so cute!!!
Hugs, Luciana.

JLJ Designs said...

Beautiful card! Happy Birthday!

Jennifer

Love My 4 J's said...

Happy Birthday Cami... Great card.. Thanks for sharing your awesome talent with all of us!! :)

Chrisd said...

Happy birthday surprise for you and I bet you were so surprised! The card is great and just loved every card I've seen!Thanks for the hop ...I had fun.

Ruby Clifton said...

Many Many Happy Returns of the Day Cami! The card is indeed very cute. May be as cute as you!

Ruby Clifton

Jodi said...

Happy Birthday! This card is absolutely gorgeous! I love how well the corner embellishment you added matches the DP insert.

**ScrapcoLLector** said...

Happy belated birthday cami...^_^this card is totally lovely and gorgeous!
love everything on it...

hugs
yenni

Paula said...

Belated birthday wishes. Love this image - my favourite of the lot & your colour combination is gloriously soft & oriental.
Paula (PEP)
http://pepcraftchallexp.blogspot.com/

ShaniKulani said...

happy belated bday! what an awesome suprise :) love the ribbon detail on your card!!