Sunday, April 1, 2012

Happy Birthday Lily Pad Cards!!

 

Can you believe it's been a year since Lily Pad Cards came on the scene?  We are celebrating our FIRST BIRTHDAY today with a blog hop!  Welcome!  You should have arrived here from the wonderfully creative Claudia's blog.

What's a party without presents?  There will be THREE prize packages with a total value of over $300.00!  In order to qualify for the prizes, there are 2 ways to become eligible.  You can "like" us HERE on our Facebook page.  If you don't have a Facebook account, you can leave a comment on the Lily Pad Cards blog.  And to increase your chances, please make one comment on each blog along the hop.  For each comment you leave (only 1 comment at each blog, please), you'll get another entry!  You'll have a whole week to leave comments; the deadline is Sunday, April 8, at 12:00 pm EST.

Here's my card for our birthday party:

LPC birthday blog hop

supplies: Hero Arts pool design paper and mandarin layering paper,  CL497 Find Joy, Stamps of Life banners4all, Hero Arts mid-tone inks Bubble Gum, Butter Bar, and Pool and Grass chalk ink, VersaFine onyx black ink, We R Memory Keepers baker's twine

Thanks so much for visiting me today.  Now hop on over to the amazing Riette's blog to see what she has for you!   If you come across a bad link anywhere, just go over to the Lily Pad Cards Blog to see the master list of blog links.  Please report any bad links to aris@inlinkz.com.  Have fun!

258 comments:

  1. Lovely card Lin. Congrats Lily Pads!

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  2. Oh Lin Your card is absolutely FABULOUS! Such a happy cheerful B-day card - Love it!
    Have a great day and a great hop, hugs, Karin

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  3. Wow what a great card! Love how you used the twine!

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  4. Lin what a colorful and festive card!!! Love those banners and the twine!! Thank you for being with us, we couldn't have done it without you!

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  5. Super cute card Lin I love it =)

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  6. what a happy card!
    marie-anne raeman

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  7. Bright and cheerful banners. Perfect for the birthday. Love it, Lin!

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  8. Oh Lin, this is such an adorable and pretty card! Love the gorgeous colours you've used on the banner and the fun baker's twine bows!

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  9. Such fun colourful banners & great touch of twine!

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  10. I love bunting so your card is definitely to my taste - particularly the flag with the little cupcake!

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  11. Fun and perfect for such a special celebration! Love the banners!

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  12. Love the bright, cheery colors on your card! TFS =)

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  13. What a cheerful card...I love your use of the banners....thanks

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  14. I love this! So bright and pretty, perfect for a birthday card. The twine at the corners is a great idea. I am always inspired by your work :-)

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  15. Love your card. It is very uplifting. Thanks for sharing with us.

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  16. I LOVE this card, Lin!!! So happy and cheerful--PLUS it screams CELEBRATION! :D

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  17. I really like your card and the colours you use. great idea,
    Valentina

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  18. I love the banners Lin! Great card!

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  19. i love your card it is beautiful and pretty.continue to sahre your creations thank you

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  20. What a fun card. Love especially the way the twine was knotted.

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  21. So glad the connection has been fixed! Love your banner card, Lin! So appropriate for the occason!!

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  22. So fun and cheerful Lin!!! LOVE it!!

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  23. Adorable - love your banner card. Just perfect for a birthday celebration.

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  24. Hi. It's a true birthday card. I love all those wonderful colours

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  25. Lin, those banners are fantastic! So full of bright, happy colors! Wonderful card! :)

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  26. AH, Lin - what a festive card for this special day! Love those flags...I can just hear them blowing in the wind. And the cool way you tied the twine - you are such a detail gal. Love this - thanks for sharing.

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  27. Love your pretty banner card Lin, perfect for a party!!!

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  28. Great card! Cheerful and bright! Great birthday card!

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  29. LOVE love love how fresh and clean this card looks, Lin! Way to celebrate Lily Pad's birthday celebration! HUGS!

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  30. This card is SOO FESTIVE!
    I'm a HUGE fan!

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  31. so cheery! I love colorful cards...and ty for the ideas! congrads on one year too! luv the blogs!

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  32. This is beautiful! I love the way you've added the twine. Nice touch.

    Lisa xox

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  33. Love the banners and colors! Happy Birthday Lily Pad Cards!

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  34. A very fun card for the occasion! Thank you for sharing it.

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  35. So pretty! Love the banner pieces in different colors!

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  36. Happy, happy, happy. Colors, compostion and use of the twine are fabulous.

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  37. Fun card, Lin! I love that banner
    stamp set.

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  38. That is an amazing card, I can never get the images to look so crisp! I love it!

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  39. So stunningly colorful! So nice to play along with you.

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  40. Cute card. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  41. Love your card! Banners are so "in"!

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  42. Very nice card. I like how the floss co-ordinates with the flags. :)

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  43. What a lovely cheerful & colorful birthday card. Thanks for sharing Lin!

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  44. Your card is so cute! I love that you stamped the banner in different colors, and that you added twine!

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  45. such a fun bright card for a birthday!

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  46. Another incredible creation to celebrate this happy occasion. Everyone is so talented. Neat combination of the banner and the twine bows.
    Thanks for the chance.

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  47. What a great card! Love the banner and the little bundled twine bows!

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  48. Lin, this card is terrific! It looks like springtime!

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  49. Oh, those inks made such nice banners. Cute card, love the twine bows. Barb

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  50. Great use of twine with the bannters Lin!

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  51. Such lovely colours!

    Happy 1st birthday Lily Pad and many more to come! Keep up the good work.

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  52. Lin your awesome, thanks for always doing great stuff.

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  53. Great card. I love the colors!!!!
    Kim

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  54. How fun and festive, Lin! I'm so happy to serve with you at Lily Pad Cards and to celebrate Deborah and Vicky's 1st year! You always inspire me, my friend, hugs!

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  55. Such a happy and bright creation - one that contains the promise of celebration and joy. Super card!

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  56. Love your bundle ribbon twines!

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  57. Love your happy banners! So sweet and perfect for a birthday party!

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  58. What happy colors you chose for your very pretty card. Thanks so much for sharing.....love it!

    Joan Garlough
    gjgarlough@aol.com

    MN

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  59. Great card. I love all the "happy" colors!

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  60. Love love love this....Such a happy card Lin!

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  61. I love the bright colors and really cute banner on this cards of yours. Very nice!

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  62. What a beautiful card! Thanks for sharing!

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  63. Super cute banner! Love the twine bows

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  64. Cute card! I love the pennants.

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  65. Pretty card Lin. Very festive and colourful. Superlike!

    - Suzie C.

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  66. Love the pennants! Happy 1st blog-aversary to Lily Pad Cards! ;-)

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  67. Great banner card...love the fun and happy colours.

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  68. Such a bright, happy card! Love it!

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  69. What a great card! Love the banner and that Hero Arts background stamp is one of my favorites!

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  70. Love the bright colors! just right for a cheerful birthday card.

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  71. I love the joyful colors. If I rec. this card I would be happy for the rest of the day.
    Jan

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  72. Hi Lin! I just adore your sweet card. I am hopping through the Lily Pads in hopes of winning one of the InLinkz subscriptions. I just took over www.wordartwednesday.blogspot.com and I need the subscription to continue this ministry. I would LOVE to have you visit and play along/link up if you can. Thanks for your DT work with Lily Pad. It's a fun blog and I love playing along there. Have a blessed week!
    Hugs,
    Karen L

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  73. Lin, this is such a bright and cheery card! I love it!!

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  74. very sweet, love the colors and the style

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  75. how very cute - love the bows of baker's twine at the end of each row of pennants.

    Barb Housner

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  76. Super cute card! Love the fun colors and banners!

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  77. Oh I love the little banners, Lin! So happy and fun!

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  78. Lin, this is so cheerful & fun! Love it!

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  79. Such a fun, festive card, Lin! Love the banners and the perfect shades of twine!

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  80. Love this with the gorgeous bright bunting Lin

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  81. love the background. The banner colors are so cute and festive!

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  82. what a lovely card love your style hugsxx and happy birthday!!!!

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  83. Adorable love the banners it sets such a happy feeling

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  84. Great fun card. Thanks for sharing.

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  85. this is such a colorful and love the twine

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  86. What a cute banner! Nice card!

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  87. Thanks for sharing I just love this!

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  88. Pretty birthday banner card. So cheerful. Thanks

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  89. Great fun card. Perfect for any birthday. Thanks for sharing

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  90. Hi Lin, love the colors you used, it's so cheerful!
    Greetings from Spain

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  91. Wave those birthday flags. Adorable card.

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  92. very lovely card Lin. Love the stamping of banners and colors

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  93. Love the pretty bright colors!! Perfect for a birthday celebration!

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  94. I just love a banner card and you did a great job!!!

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  95. I love the banners!
    Great card.
    Marie

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  96. Lin, this is SO pretty! I love both the colors and the design! Thanks so much for sharing. :)

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  97. Very cute! Love all the colors.

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  98. Love the banner and the twine. Very festive for a birthday. Happy Birthday.

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  99. Fun colors of the banners on your card. jeannett_mcgee@comcast.net

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  100. I love your birthday card. Hero arts and the Stamps of Life two of my favorites!

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  101. I love your birthday card. Hero arts and stamps of life two of my favorites!

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  102. Lovely card!! I love the banner!!

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  103. What a happy card to mark the celebration of year one!

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  104. I love this card, thank you for sharing.

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  105. Bright and happy...love the banners.

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  106. Love your bright colours with that touch of twine to highlight.

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  107. The perfect birthday card Lin! I love those little banners with the gorgeous colors! Beautifully paired with that Hero Arts layering paper!

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  108. Great card for Lily Pads birthday.

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  109. Pretty card! I love the banners and the twine loops.

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  110. Love your cards over in our HA group and today is no different. That is the first place I feel in love with your work and I think of you as the "Hydrangea lady from HA group" when I see your name. Lol. Too funny I know but it is the truth. Lol. Love your card today. The simplicity of the card and the beautiful colours makes for a wonderful creation.Hugs.

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  111. Love your fun banner card! Cheery colors!
    DeniseB

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  112. Lin what a bright and beautiful card! I adore those colors :)

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  113. A bright and cheerful card for a special event.

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  114. Lovely card... Perfect for birthdays!

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  115. I love the way you used the banners and twine. Such a happy card!

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  116. This card makes me smile! It is so bright a cheery, a perfect year one birthday card!

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  117. Those banners are adorable. Love the designs in them and the bakers twine "ties" in so nicely.

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  118. What a great card. You are always so creative and I love every detail!

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  119. Fun and Bright card Lin. Love it so much.TFS

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  120. Love your fun and Bright card Lin. Perfect for celebration. TFS

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  121. Lovely card! The colors are joyful! Love the teal!

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  122. hi lin! i love all the fun colors on these banners!

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  123. Love those FUN flags! A really cute card.

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  124. Such a happy bright card..love it!

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  125. wonderful Lin. Such pretty colours

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  126. What a happy card! I just love al those preppy collors.

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  127. I love this card...flags are very sweet

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  128. Another great card Lin...how festive and fun.

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  129. Great card. So happy and celebratory.

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  130. What a cheery card! Love it.

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  131. Your card is bannerific. Love the bright colors. Thanks

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  132. Hilde van RijnsoeverApril 2, 2012 at 8:57 AM

    Very fun card Lin! Makes me happy!

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  133. Bright and fun! Love the bakers twine!

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  134. such a bright and happy card!

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  135. Your color choices are wonderful. they scream spring, I needed to hear that today. Thanks for sharing you card.

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  136. I love this card. It's so cheerful. The design would be appropriate for any celebration.

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  137. Linny, this is just wonderful - it could be on the cover of a magazine!

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  138. Very pretty--I like the colorful banners.

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  139. I love your bright "juicy" colors and the baker's twine bows!

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  140. I love your bright "juicy" colors and the baker's twine bows!

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  141. This card is so cute - love the banners! Thanks so much for sharing!!!

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  142. I love the banner flags they are so cute!

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  143. such a fun card...I love those amazing banners and great colors...love this..

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  144. Love your birthday card! I explored your blog and love your other creations as well! I'll be visiting again.

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  145. You did a beautiful job on the birthday card--I like the baker's twine addition! BTW, I have this set too and love it!

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  146. Great colors and patterns on those sweet, little banners! Happy B'Day to Lily Pads, too!

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  147. Great card. Thanks for the inspiration to use a stamp set that I already own. I love how you added the twine bows to the corners!!

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  148. Love the bright colors and use of baker's twine on the card!
    Fun Fun!

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  149. Very pretty banner Bday card!

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  150. So bright and happy, Lin! Love the twines!

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  151. Great card, Lin - love the banner!

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  152. Very lovely and cheerful. Happy B'Day to Lily Pad

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  153. Lin - such a fun colorful card - love the colorful banners! Happy Birthday Lily Pad :)

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  154. 184 comments! Yikes Lin! This is a fabulous card though..... so HAPPY!!

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  155. Hi Lin, this is too cute--love the bright fun, festive, and happy colors.

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  156. I love your card. The colors are beautiful≥

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  157. Such bright colors love it! Great way to say Happy B-day Lily pad!

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  158. Adorable card. Just love it.

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  159. Oooh I have these stamps with no clue what to do with them. Thanks!

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  160. I love it! I also love your blog!

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  161. Wow! These are such cool banners! I love the way you used them with such bright colors, too! :)

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  162. Nice brightly stamped colours and the bows add a touch to the card!

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  163. Wow such a cute, cute card! Amazing!

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  164. Beautiful birthday card. I love the bright happy colors. Ann Y.

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  165. Beautiful card with all the colorful flags and twines!

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Thank you so much for your kind comments - they make my day!