Sunday, March 13, 2011

Thanks a Ton

DeNami March Blog Hop


Welcome to my first ever Denami Design Blog Hop! If you've arrived from the mega-talented Christina's blog, then you are on the right track!

The cute little paper pieced elephant is on parade with his friends, but stands out from the rest as he lets his true colors shine and holds in his trunk a flower of thanks, just for you

The next stop is super sweet Tracey! There are a total of 30 floral frenzy stops along the way, so if you ever get lost, stop at Denami Design's blog for a complete list. There is a chance to win a mini shopping spree at Denami Designs.  You have until March 14th to leave comments on all of the blogs to be eligable for a prize!

Supplies:
Cardstock: (White) Office Max, (Pale Plum) SU
Patterned Paper: (Kioshi) Basic Grey
Stamps: (Elephant) Denami Designs, (Sentiment) Heidi Grace
Ink: (Pale Plum Pigment) SU, (Onyx Black) Versamagic
Embellishments: (Glossy Accents) Ranger
Tools: (Border Punch) Fiskars, (Black Pen) Pilot), (Trio Flower Punch) SU

74 comments:

  1. This is just adorable Karen!!! Love your take, and one of my fav stamps!!!

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  2. WOW this card is fabulous! Love pop of color on the one elephant.

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  3. I love this little elephant flowers! Too cute!

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  4. OMG this is AMAZING Karen!!! Love it! The DP for the paper piecing is fantastic!!! Great sentiment! So glad you could join in on the floral frenzy!

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  5. oh wow. this is gorgeous. I love the play on the floral pattern.. just beautiful, the contrast:)

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  6. love the card and the repeated elephants with just the pop of patterned paper.

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  7. LOVE LOVE LOVE this adorable card Karen!!! LOVE how you used the pretty BG paper too!!!

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  8. Hey Karen. I love this card! The pattern is great, and so cute on the elephant. I also love the sentiment and those elephant outlines in the background!

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  9. I love everything about this card. The elephant is soooooo cute!

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  10. I LOVE this Karen!! Soooo adorable!

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  11. Oh my goodness Karen! I love the little flowered friend! How creative! This is just adorable!

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  12. LOVE this! Super creative AND adorable!

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  13. Great heard of elephants! Love the PP you used for the elephant, and how you cut out on of the flower for the elephant to hold. Super CUTE!

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  14. Eek, he is just too cute! How clever to piece that little elephant from floral paper. You always put such a creative spin on challenges! Love it!

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  15. Very striking! I love that patterned paper you used....it totally makes the card! Great contrast against the white background. Superb job!

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  16. This is so cute. I love that this elephant stands out in a crowd. My first thought when I saw it in the flowers was a hippie elephant. LOL I just love it. TFS

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  17. Love the patterned paper you used for this card! That elephant stamp is one of my favorites.

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  18. what a fun card!!! hugs, Katrina

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  19. DARLING stamp and design, Karen!! Looks like tons of fun to make ;)

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  20. Wonderful "one in a million" card. Love how the flower mirrors the flowers on the elephant!

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  21. Very cute card. I love your elephant.

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  22. This is a great card. How fun!

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  23. This is so adorable & love that it's punny too! :)

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  24. Ohhhhhhhhhhhhh, my golly GOSH! THIS is the MOST adorable card! {I just GASPED out loud!} YOU are a crafty machine, my friend - THIS is excellent! Yeahoooooo!

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  25. Oh Karen! This is soooo cute! I love that flowery elephant!!! and the matching border!! Delightful :D

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  26. Love the card! Am really loving this little elephant! I love that he stands out! SO CUTE!

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  27. ABSOLUTELY ADORABLE! This card is pure genius! PERFECTLY PRECIOUS!

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  28. Stunning. Love the pop of color.

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  29. Glad you joined us for the hop, they are SO fun! Love your take on the floral theme, the elephant is so fun!

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  30. Very cute way to add flowers to the elephant. Love it.

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  31. AHH! This is so darling Karen! I loove the paper-pieced elephant!

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  32. Absolutely adorable, Karen! LOVE that paper-pieced elephant and the way you've stamped him all over the background, too! Ever so cute!

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  33. love the paper-pieced elephant. Very cute!!!
    syeda
    syeda_lubabah@hotmail.com

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  34. Love your take on this, perfect! Will have to hop along and see some more crafty fun... feel like there's a party w/ all my favorite crafty friends and I wasn't invited (just kidding!).

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  35. Karen, this is fabulous! I love how you used the paper on the elephant! So cute!

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  36. WOW!!! I absolutely love the use of minimal color. It really makes the elephant and bottom pop! I LOVE IT

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  37. This is adorable!!! Love the pop of paper pieced color in that "white" space!

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  38. I knew I could count on you for a totally original take on the Floral Frenzy! :) This is awesome! I so want that elephant stamp...

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  39. Such a cutie! That sentiment is too fun :>)

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  40. Karen, this is super duper cute! I love the background you created with the elephants, but I REALLY love the way you incorporated that tiny flower into the card. Too cute!

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  41. If this isn't the most adorable card on the hop I'll eat my shoes. Love, love, love.

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  42. Great background and use of the elephant stamp. I love the saying you're added. The flower adds a great touch to the elephant. Congratulations on your first DeNami blog hop. Thanks for sharing.

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  43. Love the paper piecing and effect you've going on here! terrific idea!

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  44. I just love this cute, colorful elephant!!! Glad you had fun on your first DeNami blog hop! =)

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  45. What an adorable card. Love the paper pieced elephant. Great idea to add the elephants to the background. Love the parade!

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  46. Your elephant card is very cute. I am really enjoying the blog hop. Thanks for sharing your ideas.
    cstephenson at q dot com

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  47. Oh I love this! What a great design. I am so going to have to kopykat this one.

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  48. Oh my! Could this be any cuter? :-)

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  49. I have no words! Too cute! LOVE LOVE LOVE it. :)

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  50. Karen, your card is soooo sweet! I love the elephant who just jumps out at you, she is very colorful! The layout design is great, as well. Your talents shine with this card. Thanks for inspiring me.

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  51. Adorable! Really! Very sweet!

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  52. Karen, this card is a TON of FUN! LOVE that FAB focal elephant and the FAB colorful border! SUPER card!

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  53. LOVE the elephants! This card is AWESOME!!!

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  54. This is a great card, I love how you threw in the small amount of color that really makes it pop! And I LOVE that adorable elephant!

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  55. This is a great card, I love how you threw in the small amount of color that really makes it pop! And I LOVE that adorable elephant!

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  56. Karen,
    Such a cute card and cute idea to paper piece the one elephant...adorable.

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  57. love love love the stamped background and that little flower is sooooooo sweet! fabulous card, Karen! LOVE it!

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  58. Your paper-pieced elephant looks fantastic all dressed up in BG Kioshi. What a fabulous idea!

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  59. I absolutely LOVE your choice of DP for this project...LOVE IT!!!

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  60. This sentiment is perfect for your design - thanks for sharing!

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  61. love this and your extremely clever use of the elephant stamp!!

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  62. That paper is so great! It lets that elephant make his statment, that's for sure. Love the added touch of the paper border at the bottom too.

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  63. This card is so adorable and could be used for so many occasions. The border at the bottom of the card looks great!

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  64. THIS IS SOOOOOO ADORABLE, Karen!!! I absolutely LOVE how you paper pieced just the one elephant and placed the flower on her trunk!! Amazing design (as always), my friend!!!

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  65. The floral elephant is absolutely amazing! Love the design!

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  66. I love cards like this! Great work!

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  67. OK this is SO cute Karen! I love the paper piecing! Adorable!

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  68. Your card is ADORABLE, I just LOVE it!

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