Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Happy Birthday Kara!

Today we are having a surprise birthday bloghop for Kara from KandRDesigns {Life is Sweet}.  I haven't know Kara too long - I met her through the 12 Kits of Christmas.  Kara has a clean and simple style that I admire.    Since I don't know her as well as I would like I was worried that I wouldn't be able to make a special card just for her.  I decided to honor her and celebrate her day by CASEing one of her creations.  While I was scoping out all her blog I saw photos from her recent vacation, and decided to go "tropical".  Here is her card that I fell in love with.  I like the fun banners and the clean way that the sentiment shines.  I laughed when I read that she is not a big fan of sewing because the sewing machine and I will never see eye to eye.  She had a unique approach to the stitching, but I think mine was easier :) since I just stamped it on Kara.. this one is for you!!
  Here's some close up eye candy..

Kara - have a beautiful day!  Here's the list of other bloggie friends that are putting on the show today!
 

Happy Birthday!

Hugs!
Jeanne

Supplies Used:  Finished Size:  5" x 7"
Stamps:  Waltzingmouse Bitty Banners, Offbeat Backgrounds, Frame It
Die Cuts:  Spellbinders Fancy Framed Tags One, Nested Pennants, Fancy Tags, Foliage
Paper Pink Paislee Spring Jubilee Collection, Celebrate, Papertrey Ink Simply Chartreuse, Hawaiian Shores, Raspberry Fizz
Flowers:  WIld Orchid Crafts
Buttons, PTI
Button Twine:  Waltzingmouse
Ink"  Stampin Up Pool Party, Tangerine Tango, Momento Rose Bud, Dandelion, Pear Tart

17 comments:

Kara said...

Your card is so stunningly beautiful! I love your style! Thank you so much for thinking of me! I really feel so special:):)

Renee said...

OMGosh...
it's gorgeous!!
The colors...
the flowers...
your sewing!! :)
A work of art for a very talented and wonderful crafty friend!

Kim said...

Jeanne, this is just amazing. I am always in awe of what you do and this is no exception. I love the paper , that bird is so sweet and your colorful banner and those roses, just as sweet as Kara.

Joyce said...

Wow, wow, wow. This is amazing. You took Kara's fabulous design and turned it into something that is totally you. I am in awe. This card is just so beautiful and stylish. I love how you found so many places for your 'signature flowers'.

Tracey McNeely said...

Jeanne your card is fantastic. That banner for Kara is perfect.

Jinny Newlin said...

Oh, I have no doubt that Kara will just adore this, Jeanne! What a beautiful CASE on her own beauty! Love, love, LOVE that banner! Yum!

Sharron said...

It's awesome, Jeanne--love how you used the little banners! This is such an amazing CASE of Kara's card. The bright colors are so festive and the paper is beautiful! Love your approach to sewing too!!

Marybeth said...

I saw your card earlier but couldn't comment with my phone, so…. Wow! You win this is a beauty!( if it was a contest) I love those banners and did you stamp them , and is it sb die? Gorgeous! The flowers are beautiful too. Kara will love this. I love how you took her card and turned it into a Jeanne card, Nice!

Karin Åkesdotter said...

What an absolutely STUNNING card for Kara - so beautiful! I'm always amazed at how you put all those wonderful details together so beautifully.

Pauline said...

This is beautiful and bright Jeanne, such lovely colours, and I love that fun banner!

Shannon White said...

Wow Jeanne!! This is Gorgeous!! Love The Fun tropical colors and Sweet roses and Fun banners too! I just know Kara Loved this beauty for sure! 8-)

Hugs
Shannon

NanaConnie said...

Oooo, I love the idea of the tiny roses on the banner flags, Jeanne! Gorgeous card. Happy birthday to Kara. :-D

Cathy Weber said...

This is so cute! I don't know how you CASE a card and have it look so totally your own! I love that banner and the faux stitching, the beautiful bord and all those roses. Really gorgeous card Jeanne. Kara will love it.

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Maria said...

Wow! Gorgeous card! Love all the bright colors, beautiful paper, and flowers! I'm sure Kara will love this card!

Lisa S. said...

I love the banner and gorgeous PP paper together. Sooo pretty Jeanne! Hugs

Lisa M said...

I wish to CASE every single bit of this . Man o' MAN is this stunning!