Thursday, February 16, 2012

Welcome to my Birthday Blog Hop! BLOG CANDY BLOG CANDY!!

Candy Closed at Comment 92




Welcome to my Birthday blog hop! I am so happy that you have decided to hop on over! If you have just joined me from my awesome friend Sherrie at Sherrie Scraps with Passion then you are right on track! If you came across my blog and have not started the hop from the start please pop on over to Georgiana's Blog Carson's Creations and start from the beginning! You don't want to miss any awesome projects and blog candy giveaways!

Thank you so much for stopping over and helping me celebrate my birthday! I just love birthdays! It is truly the one day you can get away with almost anything... LOL I take advantage of it and if my plan goes right I hope to be locked in my craft room with paper, glue and glitter all around me!

Now today is my birthday but I also share this day with my Step-Dad! So in honor of his birthday I decided to make a special card for him:




Bolts from Indie Art Cricut Cartridge
Paper are from Tim Holtz Idea-ology Crowded Attic
I sanded all the edges and inked with Tim Holtz Walnut Stain ink
Liquid Pearls
Clusters bling
Recollections for mini gmes
Martha Stewart Twine Inked
3Girl Jam Ribbon
Brads, clips
Tiny Attacher
Martha Stewart Glitter Snow
Clear Crackle Paint

I am the last stop on this Birthday Blog hop! I want to send a Special Thanks to Georgiana who helped pull it all together for me and all my wonderful friends that took the time to create and hop with me! I feel truly blessed that I have you all in my life! Thank You Ladies, you truly all mean so much to me!

Also I want to send out a special Birthday Shout-out to My blogging friend Kerry at Momma K Crafts! Today is her birthday too!! Happy Birthday Girl!!


In celebration of my Birthday I have blog candy to share! These are some of my favorite things!
First off is a set of stamps from Docerela Creations. Thank you my Sweet Friend Catarina for sponsoring this hop! (Have you seen her latest stamp sets?? Go check them out HERE!) Lovable

And my favorite Crinkle ribbon from 3Girl Jam (You need this ribbon! Go check them out HERE!)

and Fun Halloween Embellishments!


And Fun Christmas Goodies!


Now here are the rules to be entered to win:
You must stop by all 11 blog participants, become a follower for each blog, and leave a comment.  Once you have completed the hop please come back here and let me know!

That is it! Easy Peasy!
ONE comment per person please!

BONUS ENTRY:

If you post a separate post about my birthday celebration, include a link back to here and follow the above rules you will  receive an extra entry for all the above prizes and a separate chance to win this:

Lots o' fun goodies! Buttons, brads, bling, glass beads, stamps, and more!

Just include the link in your comment and I will come check it out!


Maximum entries (2)

Comments will be closed on Feb 26 and I will draw and announce winners on March 1

Sorry... due to postage costs prizes open to US residents only.

Here is the line up in case you get lost along the way:









Thank you so much for sharing this great day with me!

92 comments:

  1. Happy Birthday! Enjoy your special day! LOVE this card too. : )

    Georgiana
    Carson's Creations

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  2. Happy, happy birthday!! I hope your day is filled with much love and happiness!! All of the projects have been so fabulous...I've enjoyed hopping through to see them!! The card for your step-dad is so awesome!! I love the design...perfect guy card!! Happy birthday, Carri :)

    Lisa
    indymermaid.blogspot.com

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  3. I just read on Sherrie's blog that you are in AZ!! So am I!!! How funny is that?!?!?! HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!! I love love love love your card!! LOVING the colors and loveeeeeeeeee the gears!!

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  4. Happy Birthday!AWESOME job with your great card,SO COOL!Have a SUPER day girl!!:)

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  5. Happy Happy Birthday Carri! What a great way to start the day with all the amazing ideas I gathered along the hop! I love love love the card you made for your step-dad! Thanks for sharing your ideas and your special day with us! Hope it's filled with happy memories and lots of love! New follower ~~ msmith38652@gmail.com
    http://michelescraftroom.blogspot.com/

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  6. I spread the word that it was your special day on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/Michele38652
    msmith38652@gmail.com

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  7. Wonderful collage card! I know he is going to love this card!
    Carolyn
    http://cccscraproom.blogspot.com

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  8. Happy Birthday Carri!!!!! I really hope you get to enjoy your day!!! I sent you a little happy snail mail! I hope you get it today and you like it!!!

    PS-Love your card too!! Its beautiful!!!

    Birthday Hugs,
    Jessica
    www.craftinandstampin.blogspot.com

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  9. Happy happy happy Birthday Carrie!
    Wishing you a fun filled day with all sorts of surprises..... I'm enjoying everyone's special projects for you...
    You are one special person...
    Have a super duper day my blogging buddy.....

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  10. Happy happy Birthday Carrie! I hope your day is full of love and surprises. What an amazing hop. Lots of great stuff, including your card. Love it.

    Kathy
    theyellow-card.blogspot.com

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  11. Happy Birthday Carri!! Wishing you a day full of love, happiness and crafty fun!
    What an awesome hop filled with fab projects!!
    jessica
    chick-n-scrap.blogspot.com
    eschfamily@yahoo.com

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  12. Happy Birthday Carri! I had such a great time on the hop - everyone had such great projects to celebrate your special day! And I am glad I discovered new blogs to follow! :-) Hope you have a wonderful day today!

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  13. Happy Birthday Carrie! Your card is totally amazingly gorgeous!!

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  14. Beautiful card I love it.

    linda
    lmkindell1@verizon.net
    lindashappyplace.blogspot.com

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  15. Happy Birthday to you "A Busy Bee" from "Sunshine HoneyBee." Like the masculine bday card with great dimension & texture. Thanks for giveaway chance.
    Melissa
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

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  16. Happy, Happy Birthday Carri!!!! I wish you a day filled with lots of fun, good food and of course...craft time, lol!! It has been a wonderful hop and so glad that I was included on your special day!! Happy Birthday my friend!
    Sherrie K
    http://sherriescraps.blogspot.com

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  17. Posted about your wonderful Bday Blog Hop on my blog sidebar with link to take them here.
    Melissa
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

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  18. yayyY!!!! Happy birthday Carri!! I'm so happy to be a part of your first Birthday blog hop!!!

    Wishing you a day filled with joy and happiness and lots of new goodies.

    Happy birthday step-dad!! I'm sure he will love this card!! Good works as always!


    Catarina

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  19. first of all have a very happy birthday and what can I say your cards are always amazing. hugs

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  20. Happy Birthday Carrie. Enjoy your special day! Love the card.

    Hugs,
    Kate

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  21. what a sweet Birthday wish...Happy Birthday to Carrie.
    Your card is so fun...thanks for sharing..

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  22. Happy Birthday!!! A little (11) birds said it was your special day. I am a new follower and I love that card!!
    http://officiallycrafty.blogspot.com/
    I'll spread the word about your hop... but I have a very short follower list!

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  23. http://officiallycrafty.blogspot.com/2012/02/carrie-over-at-busy-bee-is-turning.html

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  24. Happy, happy birthday my friend!!! I hope your day is filled with love and fun!! Enjoy your time with the in laws but don't stay away from us too much!!

    I'm so glad I could be a part of this hop and help to celebrate your birthday. It has really been so fun!!

    I love the cool card you made for your stepdad. Such a great masculine card.

    Big birthday hugs!!!!!! xoxoxo Stacy

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  25. Happy Birthday, Carri! I am a new follower and have visited everyone along the way to celebrate your special day. Your card design is great! Thanks for the chance to win some great prizes on your birthday!

    mb6464@hotmail.com
    marciasmemories.blogspot.com

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  26. Happy Birthday Carri.
    Your card is so cool.
    So Tim Holtzy.
    I hope your dau is blessed with joy, fun and special family moments
    Thanks for the fun hop.
    It is so fun hopping with you and all the other designers great party! Happy birthday to Carri.
    Big Birthday Hugs,
    DIANA L.
    http://dianamlarson.blogspot.com

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  27. Happy Birthday, Carri! Sweet of you to share your day with your stepdad. Love his card. I'm already a follower.
    stuff@gt.rr.com
    http://cricutmimi.blogspot.com

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  28. Happy Happy Birthday, Carri! Hope you enjoyed the hop and all the special gifts for you along the way. You are truly an inspiration to all of us!

    Love this card, btw. It's masculine and steampunk/vintage at the same time. Great card for your step dad!

    And of course I followed everyone and left comments. :D cely_rohr@hotmail.com

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  29. Happy Birthday Carri!!!! I hope you have a WONDERFUL day! Love the card- it looks like a Tim Holtz original! So Cool! Thanks for all the fun hop (I got a lot of great inspiration from all of the awesome projects everyone had)!! :)Amy
    http://amyscraftingspace.blogspot.com

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  30. Happy Birthday! It has been a great hop, and I signed up to follow all of the blogs!

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  31. Happy Happy Birthday!!! Thanks for allowing us to be a part of your special day!!

    I love the card you made for your dad!! So much detail, very nice!! :)

    I have visited and started following everyone that I wasn't already following!! :)


    ilovemypitbulls @ gmail dot com
    http://LeslieLovesPitBullsAndCrafts.Blogspot.com

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  32. Very cool card and Happy Birthday! Stacy HW sent me over!

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  33. Happy Birthday Carri! I hope you get that chance to be locked in your craft room! Enjoy the day.

    Tonya

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  34. Wonderful hop! Happy Birthday! I love you card it's so retro!

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  35. Happy birthday, to both you and your stepfather! That is such a masculine card, I love it!

    I have followed/commented as instructed, thanks for the chance to win :)

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  36. Happy Birthday Carrie, your friends have made you some wonderful creations! I hope you enjoy your day and thanks for the chance to win!

    mzcherub at gmail dot com

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  37. Happy Happy Birthday my friend and may you have a fabulous birthday with family and your craft room LOL!! Your goodies are coming to you a little late and I hope you enjoyed everyone's amazing projects!! Happy Birthday to your step-dad and perfect masculine bithday card Carri!! Enjoy
    Hugs,
    Norma

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  38. Happy Birthday Carri! Have a great one! Thanks for all your sweet comments, you're awesome!

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  39. Happy Happy Birthday! Hope it is a GREAT one! What a wonderful group of friends that shared in your celebration! So glad to be able to hop along!

    Have a GREAT day!
    Shelly
    http://mypaperlove.blogspot.com/

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  40. Happy Birthday Girl!!!

    Be blessed, Beckie

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  41. Carry Happy Birthday! much health, happiness and scrap in your life.
    I found this card super different and beautiful. congratulation for your creativity.

    Ana Valeria
    www.corujandoartes.blogspot.com

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  42. happy birthday! this hop was a blast! lots of great projects. :) thanks for the chance. :)

    hugs, divinity :)

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  43. Happy Birthday Girl!Hope you are having fun crafting all day long.Love your masculine card.love the bolts and texuture.tfs

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  44. HAPPY BIRTHDAY CARRI ! Indeed is awesome that you share this day with people you love. Congrats to your Step dad and friend too! I hope you continue to have a beutiful day, full of love and nice things,thank you for letting us share with you!
    Have a wonderful day!
    Liz
    unikebyyes at yahoo dot com

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  45. HAPPY BIRTHDAY BLEND!!!!
    I have been dying to tell you this through the entire hop....LOL! Everyone's projects were fantastic and I really love that you "gave" on your birthday to your step dad...the card you made is wonderful! Kudos chicky!
    :O)
    Jessica

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  46. What a fun blog hop! I have enjoyed visiting each blog and signed up to follow every one of them! Love the creative projects.

    Happy Birthday to you!

    missstamper (at) yahoo.com

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  47. Super fun blog hop!! I love the colors for your card, those gears are so fun! Happy Birthday my dear friend:)
    Can't wait to meet up!!
    Maribel

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  48. Happy Birthday!!
    Love your card!!
    Im a new follwer and followed and left comments on all blogs!!!
    Hope you had an awesome Birthday!!!

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  49. Happy Birthday to you, happy birthday to you, happy birthday dear Carri, happy birthday to you! Hope you have an awesome birthday and stretch your celebrating all weekend long :)

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  50. Happy Birthday!!! Hope you have a great day!

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  51. HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!! Carri, I just have to say thank you so much for including me in your birthday blog hop! This has been a truly amazing experience and I'm so thankful for you and Catarina! You two are the bee's knees! I'm also grateful that I have met some of your other crafty friends on the blog hop, too! You all are seriously talented! I hope you were able to be surrounded by paper, scissors and glitter today! You deserve it because you are a sweetheart!

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  52. happy birthday to you happy birthday dear Carri....(in my best singing voice) Love the vintage edgy card you made your step dad. Not easy making masculine cards but this one rocks. Thank you so much for inviting me to your birthday blog hop I am so thankful to be able to share your special day....Karen

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  53. Happy Birthday! I appreciate the very sweet comments that you left on my blog. We are neighbors! I live in Queen Creek. :-) My dd (7 years old) was looking over my shoulder when I popped on to your blog and was SO impressed you "know" Tim Holtz! lol
    Hugs, Beverly

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  54. Happy Birthday Carri. I hope you had a fun day crafting. The card you made for your step dad is great. Happy Birthday to Arizona. I still hope to visit there soon. For sure in May My daughter filed for graduation and will be walking in May. Out in 4 years YaHoo.
    katieoscreations@gmail.com

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  55. Happy Birthday my friend. Hope you enjoyed your day. It was a great hop. I commented on each blog and became a new follower of the ones I wasn't following (just a few). You have many, many friends in blog world and I feel fortunate to be one of them.--Pat N.

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  56. Happy birthday - enjoy your day. Your card is great - I'm always challenged to make masculine cards - thanks for the inspiration! I just loved your hop - you have been blessed with so many talented and caring friends!! Thanks for sharing your day with us and for the chance to win.
    http://designsbycathi.blogspot.com/

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  57. Happy Birthday Carrie, what a wonderful way to celebrate. I have so enjoyed the blog hop. The card you made is such a great card for a guy. I will have to remember that cartridge next time I need a card for a guy. Also I wanted to tell you I have a brother that lives in Tucson. I have visited him and love the southwest.

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  58. I have completed the hop! So many great ideas and nice comments about you. Thanks for the candy offer, Friend!
    http://auntanniecreates.blogspot.com/

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  59. Happy Birthday Carri! i enjoyed blog hopping on your special day :) i did follow all the rule...but im from Canada so im not elligble to win :( But who cares about winning when it was so much fun hoping :) Have a Hoppy Bday once again :) my blogspot is www.scrapbookingcraze.blogspot.com in case you want to check it out! Good luck to all the participant!

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  60. Happy Birthday!! Hope you had a great day!! Great card.

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  61. Happy Birthday to you sweetie. Love your step dad's card. That is so special to share birthday's. I have hopped around to all the blogs and met some pretty creative new ladies!! Thank you for eveything you do and all the times you have inspired so many crafters!! It is your day to shine and have a wonderful time!!

    Precious Hugs

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  62. Happy Happy Birthday Carri!! I hope you have had a wonderful day. I wish you a year full of happiness and good fortune. Thank you for all that you do in the crafting community.

    http://jk-littlebitofbling.blogspot.com/
    http://3girljam.blogspot.com/

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  63. HAPPY, HAPPY B-DAY to you Carri. Enjoy it and thanks for all the fun.

    marg0006@verizon.net

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  64. Just wanted to pop over and wish you the Happiest Birthday ever Carrie.. (i am having some problems with my blog, or i would love to hop with you, seems like there is always something) and i hope you had a very very special day my friend.. also happy birthday to your step dad.. he will love this card.. it's is so AWESOME.. hugs from ukiah

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  65. Carry stopped by to thank you for the opportunity to have known blogs beautiful and wonderful works. I have a lot to learn with you.
    Thank you.
    Ana Valeria
    www.corujandoartes.blogspot.com

    I've seen them all and became a
    follower

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  66. Happy happy Birthday! Love the card and the distressing on the sentiment is terrific it goes with the card perfectly.
    Cindy Lou
    scrappinc.blogspot.com
    endurapuppy at yahoo dot com

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  67. Happy Birthday, hope it was great! I loved the hop, lots of great creative projects!

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  68. Happy birthday, my dear friend!!! I wish all your prayers and dreams come true!!!

    Your card is absolutely amazing!!! Love all the beautiful detailed work you put into it!

    And I can't leave without saying all the "candy" looks soooo fun, and sooooo yummy! Congrats, in advance, to the recipients!

    Hugs, my friend!

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  69. Aw, Happy Birthday, Carri! Many blessings for a special, Happy Day! xoxo

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  70. Happy birthday Carri! That was sure a fun blog hope with such great ideas on each one. I have left a comment on each blog and am now a follower each each one.

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  71. Happy Birthday Carri!! Loved the hop and became a follower on all the blogs. Lots of fun inspiration there! Off to post about the hop as well!
    P/S: LOVE your masculine card...always on the look out for guy cards and this is fabulous!

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  72. Posted on FB and here is the link!
    http://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=387788407902773&id=100003222327908

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  73. What a great masculine card, he is going to love it!! I hope you had a wonderful birthday :)

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  74. Happy Birthday Carri! Great masculine card! Enjoy your day!
    Brenda
    http://granddivasscrappyplace.blogspot.com/

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  75. Posted on FB:
    https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100003234145516

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  76. HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!!!!!!! Eats lots of cake!!!
    I love your card you made for your SD, its very masculine and I like that. Its always more challenging for me to make manly looking cards because I like to make this pretty with flowers and other frilly stuff, so man card stifle my preferences-lol.
    Sew Sweet N Crafty
    SewSweetNCrafty.blogspot.com

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  77. Hello, I'm back. I posted your hop on my blog.

    http://sewsweetncrafty.blogspot.com/2012/02/carris-birthday-blog-hop.html



    Sew Sweet N Crafty
    SewSweetNCrafty.blogspot.com

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  78. Happy belated birthday Carrie, I'm behind on my blogging this week, I was sick a few days. Your card looks terrific though, great masculine card--perfect colors & images. Hope you had a great day!!

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  79. Happy Belated Birthday to you! Hope your day was as special as you are:) I loved your card for your stepfather! Definitely very manly:) I enjoyed the hop and found some new people to follow:)
    ~Kim
    http://crazyaboutscrapin.blogspot.ocm

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  80. Hi Carrie, I posted about your blog hop!
    ~Kim
    http://crazyaboutscrapin.blogspot.com/2012/02/birthday-blog-hop.html

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  81. Happy Belated Birthday Carri! I hope your day was a special one filled with lots of love! What a great manly card you did for your Step Dad!

    http://happyscrapin1.blogspot.com/
    plese.cathy at yahoo dot com

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  82. Happy Birthday 2 U! Happy Birthday Dear Carri HB2U & many more! :-) I hope your and your Step-Dad Day has been filled with lots of love and great crafts gifts for you. Im a new follower of your blog. Thanks so much for the chance to win.
    I to have a giveaway going on. Stop on by. Blessing AJ!

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  83. Hi Carri Posted about your giveaway on my blog here:
    http://anjenicgibson.blogspot.com/2012/02/giveaway-over-at-abusybee.html
    Thanks again for the chance to win your wonderful birthday giveaway AJ!

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  84. Happy Birthday! Hope you had a fun week celebrating. Already a follower and thanks for the chance to win some amazing projects.

    Hugs,
    Patty
    creativediva98.blogspot.com
    creativediva98 at gmail dot com

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  85. Happy, happy birthday, enjoy your special day. Good job on the card

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  86. I'm late for the party! Hope you had a Happy Birthday!

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  87. Hi Dear, please accept my Belated Birthday Wishes. May you get everything you have dreamt of. I complted the hop and literally enjoyed and bookmarked many links. Superb blog I have come across. I want to win that second part of the giveaway :P Buttons, brads, bling, glass beads.

    One request, could you let meknow if you come acroass of good deals in crafting stuff. I need them . Do visit me http://ilovecreativity-bhawana.blogspot.com/

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  88. Now this card is totally cool!
    Love all the "vintagy goodness".
    Super job!

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