Cards by Kerri

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Amber Ink's First Birthday Blog Hop!

Twelve short months ago
we made our big debut,
So now we'd like to commemorate
our 1st birthday with you!


This flash mob of torchbearers
always light our way.
Won't you please jog along
on our special day?


Leave your comments here and there
over the next 48
On Friday we'll announce the loot
Don't wait...let's CELEBRATE!

So clever, huh?  I just love Amber and her mom, Pam!  They definitely know how to throw a party, and I'm super excited to be able to help them celebrate Amber Ink's First Birthday!!!  Hopefully you arrived here from Shannon Erskine's amazing blog, but if not, then start at the beginning which is Taylor Usry's fabulous blog

For my project today I had to use this adorable new set called It's A Trainset!


So FUN!  This set comes with TEN different cars to give you lots of options for customizing your train!  I chose the Conductor's Car, the WorkHorse Car, and the Dining Car for my card today.  I also printed out a cake from the Amber Ink set Hostess with the Mostess which turned this into a perfect birthday card:)  The sentiment was computer generated. 

After I printed out my trainset, I colored it with Copics, and cut out each piece.  I cut some hills out of My Mind's Eye Lime Twist Out of the Blue dp (thanks to a svg file that my friend Leigh Ann gave me~Thanks Girl!!!) and the cloudy sky is My Mind's Eye Lime Twist Fly A Kite dp. 

Now it's time to hop on over to Alyssa Scritchfield's gorgeous blog~Love Her! but if you get lost along the way you can check out the master list HERE!  You have today and tomorrow to hop and leave comments, and several prizes will be announced on the Amber Inklings Blog on Friday!

Thank you so much for stopping by and happy hopping!

Kerri
Recipe:
Stamps:  Amber Ink It's A Trainset, Hostess With The Mostess
Paper:  PTI Kraft, My Mind's Eye Lime Twist Fly A Kite and Out of the Blue
Ink:  Copics
Accessories:  PTI Cloud Die, CB Swiss Dots EF, Button, Sewing Machine, Foam Squares, Stardust Stickles

32 comments:

Tracey said...

I love your card Kerri! It's fabulous!!

*CAFE said...

This is amazing! Great coloring, and gorgeous papers!

martina's kaartjes said...

what a cute card ! lovely done !
great !
greetings, martina
x

Leigh Ann Baird said...

What a fun scene! This is so cute!

lydiawalker said...

such a fun sentiment xxx

Mrs Weyremaster said...

Absolutely stunning, love everything about your card :)
Hugs
Suzi
xxx

TannyP said...

What a sweet train! I love the scene you've created - and that perfect coloring rocks my world =)

Pam said...

I love this card so, so much! It just totally "works" for me, from the coloring, the paper piecing, the sentiment, the designer ;) You make us look so good Kerri! Oh happy day when Kerri grabbed a torch.

Joey said...

Kerri this is one stunning card! the colours are bold and beautiful. love it. Joey (pink torch) xx

Whimsey said...

So cute; FABULOUS coloring! Love the cloud paper and dies; adorable!

Hugs,
Michele (orange team)

Meg said...

So cute! I love your patterned paper scenery and your train coloring is fabulous! Love the little sewn train tracks, too!

Saskia said...

Great card! :)

Alyssa S said...

Aww! Love you too ;o) And I LOVE your little train card! Your coloring is superb {as always!} and I adore the layout and papers you chose!! Too stinkin' cute!!

Rhonda Miller said...

I just love your card. That background is so great. TFS.

Shannon Erskine aka e3stamper said...

This is so very adorable Kerri! Love what you did with the train!

Carrol said...

I love that train set. thanks for sharing.

Karin said...

Very sweet and totally creative! Love what you've done with the party train!

Jacqueline (Sjakkie) said...

What a cute card Kerri, wonderful train!
Hugs Jacqueline

Lindsey said...

This is terrific! I love how you coloured the train and created the background scene.

Brennen said...

I love it when people cut out fluffy clouds for projects. Sucha a cute little train set.

wendyp said...

How stinkin CUTE!!! love the scenery of the hills and clouds with the train!

Cheryl said...

Cute, cute, cute! I love the clever design.



--Cheryl-- (Team Orange – February 2011)
Stop by my blog to check out my blog candy!

kurlygirl said...

This is so cute... i just love scene cards.

Divya@The Craft Angel said...

Great card! I love all the PP and the detailing...

Allison said...

That is awesome...what a scene you created!

FrancineB said...

Great card. Love the coloring on the train.

Thistleblue said...

Morning Kerri, love your fab card! The scene is gorgeous especially the clouds! Happy Birthday to Amber Ink!
hugs
Michelle
xx

Julie E said...

Love it!!! Loved it in the gallery and I am still lovin' it here :>) Soooo cute with the hills and clouds, plus that cake just makes it perfect!

The Paper Princess said...

Fabulous scene!

Ramona
http://create-with-joy.com

VICTORIA said...

what an Awesome birthday card. Great job on it.

Emily Leiphart said...

This is fabulous, Kerri! I love the plaid hills and those trains are coloured impeccably. I love that you used the hostesses' cake, too!

Michelle said...

The coloring on that train set looks too perfect to be hand-colored. My gosh! And you always have the details...like the swiss dots on the clouds....this is a reall fun card, Kerri girl!