Friday, October 7, 2011

Have the Hoppy-Est Birthday!

I made this card for my niece's 3rd birthday, thought it was perfect for her spunky personality! 

Instead of an envelope, I thought I would do something different and attach ribbon to the back and tie it to keep it closed, then she can untie it to read the inside! So it serves as his collar as well as an open/close on the card! :)

I used cardstock from my scrap pile and the ribbon I found in my stash - its hard to see in the picture but it has black, pink and green stripes, so it matched perfectly! 

The frog is from Create A Critter cricut cart, the sentiment stamp is from My Pink Stamper 'Buggy Punnies' and the inside sentiment is from Hero Arts.  I used my gypsy to weld two frogs together to form the card base then I cut another one in green to make the card front and another one in pink to make the inside pretty!

I'm entering this into the following challenges...
Bitten By The Bug 2 - Create A Critter frog challenge
Birthday Sundaes - Challenge #29: Ribbon birthday cards
You Had Me At Craft - Week #17: Made It Myself Mondays

Thanks to everyone who responded to my post about my Halloween blog hop - I have enough people now, its going to be fun!!  I will be in touch soon with more details!  :)

Have a great weekend!


  1. Such a cute card. Your niece is going to love it.

    Carson's Creations

  2. beautiful card, kimberli! :) Gotta love the versatility and easy of CAC!

  3. Adorable Kim!! So creative with the ribbon!! I think I'm going to steal that idea! :)

  4. Super cute! Great shape card!

    Thanks for joining us over at the BBTB2! DT Member Carri

  5. What a super cute card! It's a very "hoppy" card ;)

  6. Toadally ADORABLE! Thanks for joining us at BBTB2. xxD

  7. Hi Kim,
    Such a cute card. I'm sure your niece will love it. Have a great weekend.

  8. Very cute. I love the idea of the collar ribbon to tie the card shut. Perfect sentiment on that little tummy, too. Thanks for playing along with us at BBTB2.

  9. That's precious, I love the ribbon idea! Thanks for joining us at BBTB2!

  10. Really cute shaped card! I love the ribbon collar! :)Amy

  11. Adorable! Love the stamp line you picked :) Thanks for joining in the challenge at BBTB2!

  12. This is so Toad-ally Adorable! So "Hoppy" you joined us over at BBTB2!
    Froggie ((Hugs)) Theresa

  13. Oh, that is SUPER cute !! Love your ribbon idea ! Great job !!! Thank you so much for playing along with us at BBTB2 !!! Lori

  14. Super cute card! Hope she had a great birthday!
    Come on over and enter my new giveaway!

  15. I just love how cute this little frog card is! And great idea with the ribbon! I'm sure she will be thrilled to get this card!



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