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August 1, 2011

Lollipop Crafts Blog Hop!

Good Monday Morning!    and...

Welcome to the
  Lollipop Crafts 
first anniversary celebration
 blog hop!

I'm so excited to be playing along as a Lollipop Guest Designer this month & celebrating with the ladies for the hop today!

If you're hopping with us & arrived here from Alanna's blog, you're right on track!  If you need to start at the beginning, hop over to Kim's blog!

Stamps: Meljen's Design (turtle's friend)
sentiment: Paper Smooches (pretty phrases)
Paper: K&Co dp
Ink: Copic/Prisma markers
Other: CM corner punch, wave cutter

I think this is one of my very favorite Meljen images, isn't he sweet?   Actually, some of my favorite cards are ones with Meljen Designs, take a peek here!

Thank you for stopping by & hopping with us today....your next stop is the lovely Juelmarie!

Enjoy your Monday!

PS. I will be announcing my candy winner in a bit....and posting a new give away soon!  never enough hours in the day it seems!

I shared today's creation with -

*Inspire Me Fridays - anything goes
*Digital Tuesday - Gardens with Things With Wings 
Come and Get It Challenges - anything goes
Creative Inspirations - summer
Sentimental Sundays - in the garden
Stampin' Sisters in Christ - use any type of creature
Stamptacular Sunday -  friends
Craft Your Days Away  - Summertime 
ECP Challenges - Summer Theme
Just Some Lines Outdoors/Summer
Little Claire's  - Things With Wings
Marks Finest Papers -anything BUT ribbon
Crafty Ann's - summertime
Fashionista Friday - summer
Sew Many Cards -  anything goes
Stamp Something - summer fun
Art Impressions Stamps Challenge - inspiration from nature
Charisma Cardz -  four legged friends
Paper Play -  in the garden
Divas by Design -  summer
Stampavie and More - Summer
Creative Card Crew - Animal antics
Everybody-Art-Challenge - Garden
Simply Sunday - Positive Things 
*Aud Sentiments Challenge - anything that will make someone smile/enjoy your day
and a few parties HERE!


Anonymous said...

such a cute card.

Janna Werner said...

Oh my :) How sweet is this card, Maria?! Love it! Janna

Babe O'Mara said...

What a darling card. So sweet.


cheryl said...

oh how cute is this wee chap,oh just love it,hugs cheryl xx

debby4000 said...

Love your adorable, gorgeous card Maria.

Anonymous said...

Very cute
Hugs Julie P

Riet said...

What a gorgeous card Maria.

Hugs Riet.xx

kris said...

Awwww!! this is ADORABLE!! i like what you did with the image and background! Welcome to Lollipop Crafts!! Hope you have an amazing time!

Unknown said...

Świetny stempelek, dodaje tyle uroku.

Alanna said...

What a darling card Maria. That little guy is so cute. And I love the sentiment as well.

Audrey Pettit said...

This is so cute and happy, Maria! What an adorable little turtle. Love the hill you gave him to stand on, and love the sentiment. I just got that Paper Smooches set, so this really caught my eye. I love how you colored in part of the lettering. So fun!

Deanne @ Three Trees said...

Love the rolling hills you put the turtle on - so adorable!!

Deanne :)

Sonia said...

Hi Maria
Lovely image... You did a Adorable card! love it!

Pop's Cards said...

Beautiful work sweetie ♥ Pops ♥

Winnie and Patty said...

This is a very cute little turtle card! Just love him! Thanks for playing along with us this week at Speedy the Cat's Friends challenge!

Colleen said...

What a fun card. I love the cute turtle and how you colored him.

Leanne said...

ah so cute! love the turtle from meljen's. love ur card. tfs! ;)

Marlene said...

Awww, that little turtle is super cute!!

Deloris said...

What a cutie! Thanks for joining the challenge at Art Impressions!

Cindy van Oorschot said...

How Cute, Thanks for joining our challenge at Come and Get It

Cindy van Oorschot said...

How Cute, Thanks for joining our challenge at Come and Get It

Anonymous said...

Terrific card, Maria! I love the design, coloring and turtle.

I wanted to let you know that you are the winner of the Wish Upon a Star Angel digi stamp from my stop on the Michelle Perkett Studio Getting Ready for the Holidays Blog Hop! Congratulations!

There is an announcement about it at http://michelleperkettstudio.blogspot.com/2011/08/blog-hop-winners.html and I will announce it on my blog (http://itsallinthecards.blogspot.com/) tomorrow as well.

Please email me (Irene) at GoneScrapbooking@mail.com anytime and I will reply with your digi stamp prize. Have a great evening :).

Christina Hicks said...

He is so sweet, I just love the sentiment on your card also. Great job!!

Stacie (craft-princess) said...

Awww, such a sweet turtle!

Lindsay said...

Adorable! You are so creative!

Sprytebyrd said...

Just adorable! You've colored him beautifully and I love the grassy knoll behind him!
Thanks so much for joining us at Stamptacular Sunday this week!
Hugs!! Dee Sprytebyrd's Sentiments

1LuvnMama said...

Adorable Maria! That sentiment is oh so perfect! :)

Have A Scrap Happy Day said...

Cutest turtle I've ever seen. Love the card too.

Becky said...

This little guy is just toooo cute :). love how you paper pieced the grass.Thank you for joining us at Stampin Sisters In Christ.


I don't have any turtles in my garden, but I've got some really pretty butterflies like yours!So bright and colorful, and great use of papers too! Thanks for joining us at Sentimental Sundays this time, best of luck and hope you join us again next week!

Hugs Tammy Louise

PS. You're invited to join in on some sweet blogversary candy if you collect! :)


Just me again! Catching up on all the great entries for my challenges!:) Still loving this little guy! Terrific work!
Tammy Louise
If you havn't already, grab my blogversary candy!
:) see you again next time, somewhere I'm sure!

Mimi said...

Cute card! Love the sweet turtle image too! Great to have you on the LC team this month! ;)

Cyndi said...

aww this is just too cute!

Arline said...

This is beautiful! He is such a little sweetie!x

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Really cute creation, love the LO!

Thank you for sharing with us at Divas, good luck!
Hugs Shell xx

Jenn Borjeson said...

So cute! Thank you for joining our challenge at Just Some Lines this week!

Ann Whitfield said...

Such a fun card - thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Ann's
Ann x

Jennifer Scull said...

such a fun card! and yes, Mr. Turtle is adorable! :)

Kathleen said...

what a great card. and i just love that image. very cute.
kathleen mc x

Deonna B said...

Cute card! i love this little turtle to.

Anonymous said...

Not here for the hop, but just wanted to tell you how adorable your card is with this turtle!! Darling card Maria!! Hope you're enjoying your Summer!! HUGS

Kleeblatt said...

How cute is this turtle? Very nice. I love it.

Hugs Monika

sparklygirl-Tina said...

Hi Maria

What a super cute and summery card! Just perfect for our challenge.

Thanks so much for joining us over at Creative Inspirations and good luck.


Lillian Child said...

I simply ADORE that turtle image! What a sweet card!!!

Unknown said...

Lovely little turtle! Thanks for playing along with Divas by Design!

Colleen Dietrich said...

Such a beautiful, cute card! Nice work! Thanks for playing with Speedy's Friends this week :)

Anne said...

What an adorable turtle! He makes a great card for our Summertime Challenge at Creative Inspirations, thanks so much for playing along.

Debbie (Little Gingham Bear) said...

Fantastic bright and cheerful sumer card - such a cute image - thanks for sharing with us at Creative Inspirations
Debbie x

Gaynor Greaves said...

Very cute, thanks for joining us at craft your days away challenge and good luck, Gaynor DT :)

Claire said...

Gorgeous card Maria, such a cute image and the colours are so fresh and pretty. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Ann's and good luck
Claire xx

Amanda said...

GReat card - thanks for joining in with our challenge at CYDA!


Carol Hurlock said...

What a cute little turtle image. Your card is so playful and sweet. Thank you so much for playing along with Speedy's Friends Challenge. Hope you can play with us again this week.

Bear Hugs,

Lovely Linda said...

Awww Mara - this is way too cute - I love your beautifully coloured image - it is just darling!! Thank you for joining us for the Sisters in Christ Challenge this week - we love to see you!! Thank you for your support! {{{hugs}}}
Linda SSIC Design Team

Unknown said...

WOW that is super cute!!Thanks so much for playing along this week at Sentimental Sunday's

Tameko said...

Adorable card. Great sentiment. Thanks for joining in the Sentimental Sundays garden challenge!

Just Some Lines Digital Stamps said...

Oh this is sooo cute!!!
Thank you for joining the Just Some Lines Saturday Challenge

Georgina said...

A great card. Love the image!

Thank you for joining Little Claire's challenge.

Helen said...

Very cute image and card!

Thanks for joining us at Little Claire Designs.

Helen x

Jenni said...

This is so wonderful! Having fun playing with you over at Getting Cricky this week!
Hugs, Jenni

scrapperbecka said...

WOW That is an adorable card, you did great coloring it. Great job!
I love your
Thanks for playing with us this week.
Becka M
Creations With Becka