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Sunday, April 1, 2012

Lily Pad Cards' Blog Hop

Welcome to the Lily Pad Cards' First Birthday blog hop!    
You should be joining us from Jennifer Raza's  blog.

There are three prize packages with a total retail value of over $300! Woo Hoo!!
These prizes will be awarded by random draw. There are two ways to be eligible for the prize drawings. You can “like” us on Facebook , but if you do not have a Facebook account, you can also be eligible for the drawings by leaving a comment on the Lily Pad Cards blog. To better your chances even more, leave comments on the other blogs participating in the hop. For each comment you leave, you'll get your name entered again! (but only one comment per blog, please.)

Yes, this wonderful inspirational challenge blog is turning 1!! Woo Hoo! I am so glad to be joining
the hop today. I created this birthday card to wish Freddie and his friends at the Pond a very happy birthday!

Stamps: Hero Arts Clouds (background), MFT Up Up & Away, Lawn Fawn Critters Everafter & Sophies Sentiments. 
Paper: Echo Park & MME, Bazzill.



AND I have a prize for you too!!! When commenting on my blog I will give away two sets of this Hero Arts clear stamp set:


Please leave a comment on this blog before 04.04.2012. 
2 lucky winners will be drawn and the winnners will be annonced on this blog on 05.04.2012.

Thank you so much for stopping by today to celebrate Lily Pad Cards.  Check out the talented Sherri on your next stop ;)



173 comments:

Hellemor said...

Hvor er det et cute kort. Sød ide med snorene til luftballonen og den lille ballonskipper.

Nu vil jeg hoppe videre til næste stop.

God søndag.

jane said...

Helt vidunderligt kort Pia, som altid... jeg er bare så glad for mit critters ever after sæt... Jeg kan jo genkende frøen.. ;-)

stempelomi said...

Hi Pia,

a stunning card!
hugs from germany
Beate

Patricia Rey said...

Super cute card =)

Sherry said...

love your card the balloon looks 3-D thanks for sharing

Annette said...

Super sødt kort. Knus Annette Vesth

Gayatri said...

Beautiful scene and love that critter in the basket :)

cmatthews said...

Nice card!

Jane said...

Such a sweet and fun card!! love it!

pcm said...

Super cute.card!

JOAN said...

Great card! Hugs, Joan

Jackie said...

The frog in the basket - too cute!

Vicky said...

Love how you combined everything together! Such a creative card! You've been a part of Lily Pad Cards this year so thank you for all the inspiration and creativity you brought in! We couldn't have done it without you! go grab a cupcake girl!!!

gRiSeL™ said...

SUPER cute card, Pia!! LOVE the clouds pattern paper as the background. Goes really well with the hot air balloon! (:

Virginia L. said...

Awesome card on the Lily Pad birthday celebration! Love this happy card, Pia!

Heather Maria said...

What an adorable card, Pia! I love the wonderful scene you have created! The little frog in the hot air balloon looks so cute!

momi said...

I love how you put a frog on the balloon. So cute! Thanks for the chance to win. :)

Deirdre said...

Pia - so adorable. Love your creation.

judkajudi said...

That balloon is awesome! And it's perfect with the frog.

Karin (PeppermintPatty) said...

LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this!!!

Have a great day and a great hop, hugs, Karin

early said...

love your card, so cute!
and so nice of you to have your own little giveaway!

Serena
deadlynightshade___@hotmail.com

Kelly Massman said...

love it!

conil said...

Such a sweet card. Love the background.

Cindy C. said...

Oh Pia what a sweet card you've created. Love the balloon!

judy said...

Such a fun and creative card, Pia--
I love it!!

Cher said...

wonderful card! now...tell me how you did it lol...so very cool! and ty for a chance to win here too..Im not very lucky but it would make my day...hats off to LP!

One Scrappy Gal said...

That's a pretty self satisfied looking frog in that balloon! Cute.

Brenda said...

Lots of dimension; the balloon looks pleated!
Thanks for the chance at your 'goody' bag of the stamp set and for the chance about LP.

Riette said...

LOVE the card! Great colors. I also like the stamp set on your give-away a lot. I make cards for church and these would come in handy for those unavoidable days of loss for someone. Great to celebrate with you on the hop!

Christa said...

Love the card!!

Vinni J said...

Flot kort du har fået lavet. Det er altid inspirerende at kigge forbi din blog.

Melissa Shea said...

Love the clouds and hills! Really adorable card all around! Thanks for the extra goodies too!

Dixie Cochran said...

You've created a terrific card! Love the scene you've set. Stunning!

Nan said...

Lovely card!

Katie said...

So cute! Great color scheme, great card!

Heidi said...

Skønt kort, og ham den lille fætter der sidder i luft ballonen er da for skøn :-)

Laura said...

THe balloon is so great. Beautiful card.

diana said...

Cute card! Happy 1st blog-aversary to Lily Pad Cards! ;-)

Sabina Bjerre said...

Skønt kort Pia... kigger tit med på begge blogge - og føler så meget inspiration!

KnuS

luluvision said...

adorable!!

Michelle Lupton said...

Love the patterned paper hillside and balloon!

Nancy said...

Our adorable Freddie is flying high on your card, Pia, I love it! I'm so happy that you are celebrating with us, it wouldn't be a party without you, my friend!

Jan said...

Such a sweet frog...very content sailing in his balloon.
Jan

Karen Letchworth said...

Hi Pia! Thanks for your generous give-away and for being part of the celebration at Lily Pad Cards Blog. I appreciate your efforts, and your blog is just lovely!
Hugs,
Karen L
karen-mycuprunnethover.blogspot.com

Kailash said...

Lovely card!!! Thanks for a chance at the giveaway too!!!

Annan said...

Very cute card! Love the hot air ballooning frog.

Kara Lynne said...

That's a great way for any frog to celebrate! Very fun card!

Beverly said...

What a super 3-D balloon card ... thanks so much for sharing with us.

Karina Beck said...

Love this little scene!
Supersødt kort, Pia.

Theresa said...

Great card, Pia! So fun!!

Cathy A said...

Pia such a fun car, love it!

osirisandloki said...

what a great card! i just love your style of creativity! hugsxx happy birthday too!
www.osirisandloki.blogspot.com

Jan said...

Love the card. Jan W

Rebecca King said...

This card is so cheerful!!! Love the Hot Air Balloon.

stylesplenty said...

loving the 3d look of the balloon

Barb Ghig said...

Such a cute card! I'm sure Freddie and the gang will love it!!!

Arlene said...

I love balloons and this card is just toooooo cute!

forpahl5 said...

Wonderful! Thanks for sharing!

Miriam Prantner said...

Such a cute card! I just love the little frog in the basket! Great work!

Suzanne C said...

Frogalicious card! Clever little froggy going for a balloon ride! Sweet and adorable!

Cheryl S. said...

Loving the blog hop! Thanks for inspiring us.

Kelly Booth said...

LOVE this Pia...your cards are always so Pretty!!!

lalacraftworld said...

Cute card! Love the hot air balloon!

Denise Bryant said...

Great card!
DeniseB

cassie said...

Wow - this is a fantastic card! love it!

Delightful Designs by Katherine said...

Love the balloon details.

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

this is so cute, love your little critter in the balloon

Kristie Maynard said...

Love your card! Very nice!

marie said...

Very cute card...love the balloon.
Marie

Melissa D said...

That balloon stamp is very effective on the spotted paper. Love the design you have used with this.

Disp6194 said...

Pis this is so cute! I love that polka dot hot air balloon :)

donna mikasa said...

Hi Pia! Love your paper pieced card! Freddie's hot air balloon is too cute!

Laurie said...

Now that is an amazing card! I love hot air balloons, and with Fred flying around in it...perfect!

Cheryl said...

How beautiful! I love the paper piecing and your wonderful color combo.

CinnamonSally said...

Beautiful card Pia your balloon is delightful with that cute frog in the basket!!

Marie / Legojenta said...

Så flott kort, Pia! Kjempegøy med frosken i varmluftsballongen =) TFS!

rossi73 said...

This card is very pretty love the hill and the balloon!

Holly Saveur said...

Such a cute card!

Isha said...

Love your card Pia. I like the colors and feel to it. Thanks for a chance to win this lovely sentiment set too.

Debbie said...

Very cute!

Melinda said...

Very nice!

Maureen Morton said...

Seriously adorable! Great dimension on that balloon and wonderful rich colors. Love your blog!

marking said...

Love the hot air ballon and froggy.

Alina said...

Adorable card Pia!

elizabeth said...

So adorable to have the little frog in the balloon. Beautiful card.

Sharon Roselli said...

Love the hot air ballons! Thanks for sharing.

Cassie_lu said...

great card and how cute to have the little frog in the balloon basket

Meagan said...

I love this card!

cardsbymo said...

Your little ballooning frog card is so cute!

small t said...

What a cute card! :-)

Susan said...

Thats a sweet card! just love the hot air balloon.

Luanne said...

beautiful card! love the papers and the hot air balloon is so cute

Godelieve said...

Super cute card!! I like the balloon a lot!

Jan Garber said...

Using those stamps together was genius! It is adorable! Love your blog and have it in my favorites list! Thanks!

Betty said...

your froggie in the hot air ballonn is so cute - and thanks for a chance to win those great stamps!

Mariëtte said...

Wowie, such a great card

Tricia said...

Such a cute card!!

Lagene said...

Love the balloon stamped on DP! Great card, thanks for the chance to win!

Tracey said...

Oh Pia!!! So sweet and creative!!!

zehra said...

lovely card, such a great belnd of two awesome companies

Sherri said...

love that balloon

marla said...

Adorable card. Love that balloon. I would LOVE to have this stamp set!!

Paper Therapy Ponderings said...

beautiufl card - love the addition of the frog thanks for sharing

Barb Housner

Raven said...

What a great use of pattern paper. Cute card.

NWFlamingo said...

Cute! Hope that frog doesn't decide to hop now!

Karen Diebolt said...

Cute card

Kris said...

Love this card! The frog in the balloon is too cute!

Emily H said...

I love the color scheme of your card!

Karen said...

such sweetness...

Stempelgedöns said...

Super cute card.

Kelly said...

such a beautiful card. The background really sets off the rest!
Thanks for a chance to win a HA set!

scrapper-at-heart said...

This is a very lovely card. The extra details in the background stamps are fabulous. Thanks for the extra give away.

Wee Von said...

What a cute card. The colors are outstanding.

mtscrapgal said...

LOve that balloon. Great card. Thanks

Blossom said...

Happy birthday Lily Pad cards!Thank you for your lovely giveaways!

Cecilia Hsieh said...

Love the balloon!! Great giveaways!!

A Crafty Person said...

The balloon stamp looks 3-D, I like the colors in your card.

Mary-Anne V said...

Cute card...love how you tucked in the little frog... so cute.

Sue D said...

Very cute scene with the frog in the hot air balloon.
slrdowney at hotmail dot com

Anabé said...

Muy bello diseño. (any.1805@gmail.com)

Divya@The Craft Angel said...

Super cute :)

Cecilia Hsieh said...

Lovely card Pia!

crimsonowlcreations said...

Your cards look beautiful! I love the bright colors and the fun design!

Kim said...

It's adorable! Thank you for sharing. :)

kyhunter said...

Thanks for your giveaway. The card is adorable; like that frog in the balloon.

Kawaii~Saru said...

Super cute! I love this card... also thank you for a chance to win in the giveaway

Hilde van Rijnsoever said...

I knew you would make a beautiful card Pia, I'm a fan of your work!

Deborah said...

WHat a sweet and clever card this is, Pia! I love seeing little frogs getting so much action this week - lol!!! Thank you for celebrating our one-year-anniversary with us!!!

Cindy said...

I LOVE your card & the littel froggy in the basket!

Melissa said...

Very cute card!

Scrapbookdoll said...

cute card!
marie-anne

luv2scr@p said...

Lovely card! I'm loving the background stamp!

Crystalena82 said...

What a wonderful use of patterned papers with the stamps! I love it!! :)

Vicki Dutcher said...

Cute cute card~

Brenda said...

Beautiful paper piecing and I have to giggle at the frog!

ZuluYankee said...

What a lovely card! I love the little balloon!

Janet a.k.a. swanlady21 said...

Too sweet. He's up and away! And thanks for the chance at that lovely HA set . . . it's on my wishlist!

cardcreationsnz said...

Wonderful card. Love the papers you have used. Love the balloon.

Daša said...

I love all cards you made! and this one is so beautiful...love the baloon

Laura Jane said...

Great color choices!

Cara said...

What a cute idea to put the cutie pie frog in for a balloon ride!

Vera Yates (Ling) said...

This is so cute, Pia! Love it!

Daria Z. said...

This is fantastic, Pia! Love your use of pp!

~ Jo ~ said...

Pia this is just adorable! Love the hot air balloon!

Jeanne said...

Love your card - so bright.

Susan F. said...

This is so cute. I love the whimsy of this card.

onecraftymama said...

Oh, I love the detail & dimension of your card! And the expression on that little guy's face...I'd be bug-eyed in terror myself ;) lol!

N@ said...

Happy Birthday Lily Pad! Great card!

AmberSkye said...

I just adore hot air balloons. Great card.

Weenie Thomas said...

Great paper piecing!

pamselinski said...

I love the balloon absolutely beautiful

Mom to Deanna said...

Very pretty card!

Lucy Newton said...

Such a cute card PIa!!!

AmyJ said...

very cute. Love the balloon with the lil guy in there.

GrammySue's Creations said...

Love this card--l love that you placed the frog in the basket.

rlovew said...

Love the frog in the balloon- so cute!

Vicky said...

such a cute background. Love the balloon.

CanadianScraps43 said...

So fun Pia and love how you used different stamps on different sections of your card. So brilliant. Love the style, colours and design.

missstamper said...

Awesome card! Polka dots are one of my favorites and they really look great for the balloon!

Angel said...

Your balloon has so much dimension

Cloth Diaper said...

Birthday card is ensemble! I am sure there were a lot of steps getting everything made but you've done a fantastic job. I excited for that.

maria f. said...

Enjoyed checking out some of your cards. Like your subdued tones and choices of patterns.

Jessica Strider said...

Very cute card. :)

Flo - Sweetideas said...

Cute card, love the paper piecing.

Heidi May said...

I love this design, was trying to figure out how you layered the paper on the balloon but realized that it was shading. Just beautiful thanks for showing me something new.

Kimberley Jackson-Brown said...

This card is SUPER DUPER CUTE!!!!

Robyn said...

The frog looks so suave sitting in the balloon! Great idea!

Mrs. Hill said...

Sailing off to his party! What a great feeling (look at his face!). Such a cute idea. Love the dimension on the banner and the paper piecing of the dotted paper for the balloon.

Camilla said...

Adorable! Love the paper piecing and the colours!

Kelly said...

Super cute card! Happy 1st birthday Lily Pad! I better get hopping if I want to be in the running to win some of these great prizes =)

lynda said...

That balloon looks so cool stamped on patterned paper! Also, the froggie in the basket is just SO appropriate!

Renee said...

Beautiful card, love the balloon and little frog inside!!

karenelr said...

What an adorable card--I never thought to put a thin border around the card like that! Love it!