Friday, March 7, 2014

21st Birthday Blog Hop!

Welcome to Day 2 of Ashley's 21st Birthday Blog Hop!

We are so glad you could join us! If you've come from Ashley's blog, you're in the right place! If you have just come across the hop and would like to start at the beginning, please visit Ashley at Made Especially For You.

This weekend we are celebrating Ashley's 21st Birthday with some fun and creative, birthday/alcohol-themed projects! It's not 21 without a drink or two, right?!


I was SO excited when Ashley asked me to be apart of this blog hop celebration. She was such huge a help with my million Copic questions that I knew I wanted to create a card that showcased what I've learned so far. I tried to incorporate both a birthday and alcoholic theme at first, but it just wasn't working with my stamps. I wanted to use some Penny Black Mimi stamps and she seemed a little too wholesome next to the Jack and Coke. haha I just stuck to Mimi and it will hopefully remind Ashley of a more innocent time of birthday cake and streamers.

The background paper is from The Recollections Neapolitan Collections pack. I am so LOVING this paper! It's so fun! I cut the scallop die from the Elegant Edges Cricut cartridge and stamped my Penny Black Mimi stamp on it. I used some distress ink on the flag and the scallop cut forThe sentiment is from a $1 stamp pile from Michael's and I added the flowers to top off the card.
We have 21 fabulous sponsors providing 21 fabulous prizes for those who hop with us, and because there are so many of them, we have included all the prize information in the second stop of the lineup.
To be eligible to win, you must...
- Leave a comment on EVERY stop of BOTH days of the hop 
Winners will be randomly chosen and announced on Friday March 14th at Made Especially For You.
Your next stop is Angeline's blog

Here's the complete lineup in case you get lost along the way...

Day 2
Hop Prizes
Julie O. 
Happy Hopping! :)


  1. the card is darling. The little girl is colored so well. Love the striped paper and the flowers that match the coloring. Great job.

  2. Oh my what a sweet card.
    Love your color combo.
    Thanks for sharing.
    Crafty hugs,

  3. This is adorable!! The image is so sweet!! I love the colors!!

    A Mermaid's Crafts

  4. Love this sweet card. That image is so cute. Love the colors, too.

  5. Hi Michelle! Well who doesn't have a lot of questions about copics?! :) Love sweet image, beautiful colouring and I like the way you put flowers around image. So beautiful creation!

  6. That card is sooo cute!! We used the same sentiment ...great minds think alike LOL.
    So glad I was on this hop with you!!


  7. Love the colors!

  8. Your card is so adorable! Love it!!

  9. Aww this is so cute, Michelle! Your coloring is looking fantastic! :) Thank you so much for being a part of the hop!


  10. aww your card is so cute!! i love the stamp! and the doily is beautiful!

  11. Wow what an adorable birthday card. Thanks for the fun hop!!Have a great day
    DIANA L.

  12. Beautiful card! Love the colors and your coloring is fabulous!!

  13. Oh she is as cute as a button!! Love it!

  14. I think those thousand COPIC questions paid off..your coloring is just wonderful! This is such a sweet card and perfect for Miss Ashley!

  15. Love the colors in the paper and the little girl is super cute. I think you are doing a great coloring job! ~ TFS

  16. SWEET card yet the sentiment puts it right on for a 21st birthday!

  17. Love your cute card! Perfect sentiment!

  18. So super sweet. You could give this to a young child are older person. So neat thanks for sharing!

  19. What a super sweet birthday card for Ashley! I think your coloring lessons have paid off-your coloring of this darling image is wonderful! I think you did the right thing by skipping the jack n coke for this one hehe! So happy you were asked to be a part of this special hop too, your work is fabulous! :)

  20. So pretty - love the striped background and the sweet image.
    isoscia at aol dot com

  21. Ashley what a sweet card. Your right sometimes I think we need to be reminded to be sweet still. Beautiful coloring job.

  22. AWWWW your card is so sweet I love it. Your little girl is absolutely precious. Ashley I am positive will so love your card. You are a very talented gal and your coloring skills are amazing.


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