Monday, July 25, 2011

Stamps R Us Birthday Blog Hop

Welcome to our Stamps R Us Birthday Celebration blog hop!
If you've arrived here from Lynn's blog you're on the right track, if not you really should start at the Stamps R Us challenge blog.
Please remember that in order to be eligilbe to win one of the prizes from our fabulous sponsors, you need to leave a comment  at each stop on our Birthday hop.
Our sponsor at Stamps R Us for our Birthday challenge is Whimsie Doodles and  to help us celebrate our birthday, Whimise Doodles is giving our fans a 10% off coupon good for 30 days from the start of our current challenge! For your shopping pleasure the code for a 10% discount is SRU10.
Now, for the Birthday Bash Blog Hop........ We have a FANTASTIC list of sponsors!  The sponsors are listed below but please go to the SRU Challenge blog to see all the fabulous prizes you can win - it's worth the trip!!
Sponsors are Inspired Stamps, K n K Designs, The Stamping Boutique, Cardmadfairy's,Squidgi Digi, Michelle Perkett Studio, Tiffany Doodles, Clear Dollar Stamps, Bug A Boo Stamps, Through the Craftroom Door, Color Me Creative Classroom, Bizzy Bec's, Oozak, and Whimsie Doodles!!!!
Be SURE you leave some love on all the DT sites as we will EACH have one of the prizes drawn from our comments.  Also enter the challenge as there will be more prizes there.
Enjoy the hop and good luck in winning some of our fabulous sponsor's prizes!
For my card, I chose Sea Shell Koale and used some SEI papers.  The image is coloured with Copics and the brads are Bo Bunny.  I've cut the stars with the Star Nestabilities and the sentiment is computer generated.
Your next stop along the hop is Marilyn W!
Challenges:
Corrosive - All about kids
Paper Sundaes - Beachy or Summer
2 Sisters - Anything Goes
One Crazy Stamper - Recipe 1 image, 2 Design Papers, 3 embellishments
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61 comments:

Kathy and Lucky said...

Cute stuff, love this image! Love the colors and the layout, such a fun card, love it.

Marilyn Webb said...

Love it Marilyn, beautiful coloring, and design!
hugs
Marilyn

Mary Anne / MA54K said...

Your coloring shows such dimension! I am in awe. The image could not be sweeter.

jimlynn said...

He's just too cute in that little purple swimsuit! Wonderful coloring and a wonderful card.
Lynn

The Stamper's Touch said...

I think I know what image is on my wish list now from Whimsie Doodles!! Soooooo adorable! Love your colors and coloring!! Perfect!

Linda

Margreet said...

Aweful summery card with a fab coloured image...I adore his swimming trunk!
xxx Margreet

Lisa Oliver said...

Great card Marilyn! Love the swim trunks in the deep purple they look so realistic(although I am now wanting some Goldfish Crackers!) The Nestie stars are a great touch I would have never thought of myself.

Smiles, Lisa

Lillian Child said...

Your coloring on this little guy is simple AMAZING. Wonderful shadowing!!! Thanks so much for sharing with us!

xGemmax said...

Brilliant card & just love his deep purple shorts...look so real :D
hugs and xxx

Carrie said...

adorable, what a great sentiment to go with this adorable image

Sandi said...

Marilyn - love your coloring, super tones and shading, just awesome work!
♥ Sandi's Blog!

Jan Hunnicutt said...

Hi Marilyn! I love your card, your coloring is fabulous!

Jacilynn said...

this image is adorable and love the way you've colored it

Collette said...

Very cute - love your star embellies and the sentiment ... Nice job.

mousekemom said...

Love how you have all done different things with the same image and love the way you shadowed his shorts! Just amazing. Thanks for sharing!

Cheryl said...

Super cute! I love all the stars and your wonderful card design.

Paige said...

This is a terrific card! The sentiment is so fun with this image!

anne said...

really nice card.. love the simplicity of it and you've done a great job with the coloring of his skin.

Elizabeth Hart said...

First, I love the play on words - great for a summer birthday. But, the swim trunks and the coloring of them is adorable. Gotta love it!

Patti P. said...

Wow, what beautiful coloring on this image, just so pretty. What a great sentiment as well, tfs.
Patti

Carolina Girl (Cely) said...

What a super coloring job! I love the beach and water and I have all boys...A perfect , adorable card.

Sheila said...

This is a popular image and you have coloured him so well! Great Hop! Sheila:)X

Nana Connie said...

Great image and your coloring is wonderful! Love the sentiment -- how perfect paired up with the seashell! Your paper choices are delightful.

Tammy said...

WOW he is sooo cute Marilyn!! Your coloring is awesome and I love the stars! ...fun sentiment too!

sara said...

really sweet what a cute image thanks so much for joining us at paper sundaes this week
hugs sara x

Paula S. said...

Fabulous coloring work...the image is so dimensional and I just love the purple and orange swim shorts. Cute!

Tiggerbird said...

I love the summery theme of your card... reminds me what we are missing here. Very sweet!

Carol said...

Very cute. I bet he can hear the sea. Love the card and colors

Carol L said...

I LOVE dem purple shorts!!! They're so cute with those goldfish!! Great card and the perfect sentiment too!!!

Peggysue said...

Your card is just darling! And I am thrilled about the chance to win one of these wonderful prizes! THX

Kimberly said...

Oh this image is sweet...love how you colored it and your embellishing is fab...Another Canadian....yeah!!!! I'm your newest follower and would love for you to visit me...
www.justwordz.ca

Ida said...

Ahhh what a sweet card. Love the image and wht a great sentiment to use with it. Thanks for joining the BC Summertime challenge this week.

Sherry Hickey said...

Cute, cute card! I love how you used this image for a little boy's birthday card; very creative! Great job!!

Shannon White said...

Miss Marilyn, this is Too Darned ADORABLE! 8-) Love you Amazing coloring and those Fabulous purple and orange swim trunks! Too Cute! Love the fun dp's and great layout too! Really Adorable! 8-)

Hugs!
Shannon

Susan said...

such a great card

auntbeespickles said...

Hi Marilyn, how totally fun this card is!! Love your coloring and the DP is perfect. Love the stars with the brads. Great creativity!
Hugs, Sarah T

Georgia Ehrmann said...

such a cute card and I love your sentiment! Too cute!

Stephanie said...

Love your coloring

Gram's Treasures said...

Sweet card with a lovely colour combo. Great sentiment too!
Joyce xx

Arlene said...

Great sentiment - colors - design!

Billie A said...

Marilyn, oh my your coloring is awesome and the image is just too cute darling card love the details. Really sweet.

shersl84bed said...

Super cute card.

Smiles Sher
ShersL84bed@aol.com

Renee said...

Marilyn he's adorable!! You inspire me to do better!

K. Joy said...

OH cute!! I love the layout and colors!! What a cute, happy card. :) Thanks for sharing!

MEGAN said...

I can see a lot of you favor this image:) Very cute and clean layout

Julie Hoffman said...

This is so cute! Love the adorable image, stars and great papers!

Shelby said...

Love this clean layout. The colors work great together and you do a wonderful job with your coloring

deesdesigns said...

Fantastic sentiment - it works perfectly with your card. Beautifully colored!

Hannah L said...

I like the layout of your card and the stars going down the side. Very cute!

Sandy G said...

What an adorable card, love how you have colour the image

Moments by Marla said...

Your use of this little guy image is just perfect. Love his trunks and the coloring you did on the entire image! I just love this whole card!!!

ribenaruby said...

Cute creations, great sentiment! Ruby x

Sammibug said...

Cute, cute, cute! Love the sentiment and your coloring is awesome!

Sussie said...

Warm and "summery" feeling!
Have a great summerday!
SusanLotus, bloghopper

Imke said...

Super sweet card and great coloring. Thanks for playing along @ The Corrosive Challenge Blog.

Dana said...

So cute Marilyn!! I love that little shell and your sentiment is so perfect for this! Your coloring is amazing as usual!
Hugs~
Dana

sallysbitz said...

Gorgeous card Marilyn x
Great sentiment to go with the image.

hugs sally x
sallysbitz.blogspot.com

Basement Stamper said...

Great card, your coloring looks amazing. Thanks for joining us at blogger's challenge this week.

Lisa Somerville said...

Such a cute BD card, wonderful coloring. Thanks for playing along with the Bloggers Challenge!

Renee said...

Darling Marilyn! I've been eyeing this image for awhile now! Love how you did the card…fab like always :)

Dawn Mercedes said...

Thanks for joining our Kid Challenge over at the Corrosive Challenges by Janet Blog! Well Done!!