Friday, October 5, 2012

Hippo Birdie 2U!

I woke up in a strange and unusual mood today.  Perhaps it was because I couldn't have my first cup of coffee on my swing...


Seriously??!!  It's only October 5th!!

So I combined a very elegant color combination from Just Add Ink:


And the challenge from CASology:


And I came up with this fairly strange and unusual card!!

Hippo Birdie 2 U

I'm thinking that is how they sing "happy birthday" in a zoo!!

  • Stamps: The Alley Way Stamps Tropic Topic, Alphabet Soup, Trees Company (the bird and music notes) and Party Animal (the hat)
  • Paper: Stampin' Up Summer Starfruit, Basic Gray
  • Ink: Memento black, copics
  • Accessories: Cuttlebug border folder, MME Twine

23 comments:

  1. Cute card, the color combo works perfect for it! No snow here yet...but the weather people do seem to keep mentioning it!

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  2. Beautiful card...so cute! I'll agree that snow would throw you off...I live in Canada...Ontario...we have no snow. Lee-Ann :)

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  3. Parts of Ontario have snow,apparently, but not where I am (or Lee-Ann) (thank goodness!!) Love the colours and the fun images on this! Thanks for coming along to the Zoo with CASology, Kim!

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  4. It looks beautiful Kim but brrrr! Love your fun card, great for kids young and old! xx

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  5. It is such a cute card Kim! I love your colouring of hippo and the bird. It is just adorable! Thanks for playing along with us at JAI this week :)

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  6. Kim I just love your hippo card, it is fantastic! Thank you so much for joining us this week at CASology!

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  7. Great use of the prompt - I'd love for you to link up at 52 Card Pickup this week and enter my giveaway!

    http://www.oldbackporch.com/2012/10/52-card-pickup-week-40-and-giveaway.html

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  8. Oh my, this card would cheer anyone up, it is so darling!

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  9. Kim, it is ADORABLE!! I wish I could create such a cutie when I'm in a 'strange' mood! Love the embossed border; it adds a beautiful finish to your card. So glad you could play along with us at Just Add Ink this week :)

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  10. Super cute card and perfect for these colors. I've never seen an embossing border like this. I think I might need to go looking :)

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  11. oh your card is just the cutest, kim!! love the fab color combo and your fab design! thanks for playing along with CASology each week!!

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  12. Wow snow and we were over 100 . Love your too cute, hippo card, Kim. Coffee on the swing sounds like it would be the perfect way to start your day.

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  13. This is soooo clever, Kim! Sorry about the snow so early, tho.

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  14. Wanna trade that snow for our 90% humidity?
    Love that sweet image and cute sentiment and that dotted chevron embossing is so cool! Thanks for playing along with CASology this week!

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  15. I was so excited to see your swing! We have a swing seat on our front porch & it is my favourite place in the whole world! Now it is warming up ... I am able to spend more time on it! I often take Bree out & give her lunch out there! Perhaps we were twins in another life. You certainly got the card making genes though! Hugs xxx

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  16. Oh that's so cute Kim! Loving those fun images and sentiment and that great Chevron texture too.
    Thanks for playing at Just Add Ink.

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  17. I love that embossed strip at the bottom and sounds like a Happy Birthday at the zoo!

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  18. Strange and unusual...I like it!! :) LOVE that chevron stripe embossed border along the bottom! That hippo is just way too cute and the sentiment is GREAT! :) What a happy card!!! Thanks for joining us again at CASology!

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  19. I swore I commented on this before...maybe I was cruisin' around late one night and saw it. I am now seeing it again and i think it is HILARIOUS! Great CAS card, and the sentiment is a sweet pun if I ever heard one!

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  20. This reminds me of a favourite birthday card I received from my Mum and Dad when I was young. It had a hippo, a bird and two ewes on it. Love your take on it too. Fresh and fun. x

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  21. LOVE this awesome card!!!
    The chevron boarder die looks fantastic.

    Thanks for playing along with us at Just Add Ink this week.

    Trish
    JAI Design Team

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  22. Such a super cute card! Your colouring of the hippo is lovely. Thanks for joining in with our challenge this week at Just Add Ink.

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  23. Oh gosh, this is CUTE! and I can't believe you've got snow already! That's going to make for a long winter. Thanks for joining in with us at JAI this week.

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