Saturday, July 23, 2011

Operation Owl Blog Hop

**Welcome to the "Operation Owl" Blog Hop**

Today the Getting Cricky design team and some special guests are coming to you for a special blog hop "thanking" Kristal for all she has done for us.  We will each be featuring special "Thank You" card to be mailed to Kristal. She has been so kind, generous and enouraging to all of us and we all wanted to show her just how much we appreciate her!! You can all join in and send a card to her as well by going back to the beginning HERE.

Ok so if you are coming from Rebecca @ Crafting Misfit then you are in the right place! If you just stubled upon this hop and want to start from the beginning click HERE to visit Brenda's Blog, you dont want to miss a single awesome project!
We have some Blog Hop CANDY for one lucky WINNER!!!  
Amy Chomas has graciously donated a mini gel pen set and holder
as our grand prize and some of the ladies have also added to the pot (surprise package).
You must go to each blog and leave a comment to qualify for the grand prize. Brenda will be picking one lucky winner on Wednesday, July 27th. So make sure to go back here and see if you won.

Ok so now on to my Very Special Card for Kristal.
I wanted to make a card for her that would be unique
but incoperate things that remind me of her.
Does that TV and owl look Familiar hehe?
Here it is open, it is a Wiper Shaker Card!
So did you figure out where you have seen this owl in the TV?
It is on Kristal's blog that links to her Ustream Channel!! I tried to get the colors as close as possible to the one on her blog! 
All the sentiments are from K Andrew's Amazing You set!

So for my blog Candy today for everyone that  grabs my Blinkie will be entered to win 2 Greeting Farm stamps of their choice!
Just leave me a comment saying you did!

Ok so this is your last stop on the Hop Be sure to go back to Brenda's Blog to let her know you visited all the blogs on the hop to be eligable to win the Grand Prize! Thank you all for joinging us to Thank Kristal for being Generous, Inspiring, So Sweet!!


Amanda said...

Super cute!! I added your Blinkie to my blog!

amandawoodau at hotmail dot com

Eva said...

ah too it
Eva :~)

Kathy said...

I love this, it's just so darn cute. You always do such a great job. I also love the colors that you picked.
Hugs :),
Kathy - Getting Cricky DTM Sister

jennyplace2 said...

Awwwwwe! This card is just to stinkin cute! So much love went into making this beautiful card. TFS!

Lisa said...

What an absolutely fabulous card, Erika! The wiper/shaker card combo is amazing and wonderful and the entire card is so awesome! Kristal will love this! I'm so happy to be hopping along with you :)


littlen said...

cute card. tfs. i'm a follower, but i don't have a blog so i don't know how to grab your blinkie.

Jenni said...

Amazing! I just love shaker cards but haven't tried to make one yet. You're giving me great inspiration! I'm a follower!
Hugs, Jenni

Jenni said...

Oops, forgot to mention, I also grabbed your blinkie for my blog! PS: I love the name of your blog.
Hugs, Jenni

JulieK said...

Ericka- your card is Fantastic!! Kristal will absolutely LOVE it! I love the new look of your blog and your new blinkie is so stinkin' cute that I have to put it on my sidebar! Been loving your videos lately too!


Patti B said...

Great shaker card. You did a wonderful job. Thanks for the idea.

Mrs. Sassy Crafter said...

lovely card! I'm a new follower too =0)

Lynda said...

Such a cute and sweet card!!! You did a fantastic job! Just added your blinkie to my blog!!!

rlhamm1 at gmail dot com

Squirlygirl said...

Cute card Ericka, a wiper and a shaker you over achiever :) I love making shaker cards so I just might have to join in on you challenge. It has been wonderful getting to know you over the past few months!

Brenda said...

Erika you are a genius. What a great card you made and of course I love it because it's the wiper...I love how you recreated the owl and tv on Kristal's blog. You rock!!!
Thank you for all the hard work you did on the design team. I loved each and every project.
I would be honored if you came to see my blog here

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

Ok, blogger gave me an error so here's to try #2. I'm a follower of both you & Kristal's blog. Have had Kristal's blinkie on my blog sidebar for some time & have added yours now. Wonderful Owl theme. My daughter likes Owls so I may be borrowing ideas from these.
"Sunshine HoneyBee"

Jen_H said...

OK this is just too cute! Love the paper and the colors and cuts!I am grabbing your blinkie! TFS!
~~Jen H~~

stefeni said...

SOO cute! I love this card!!

spunkycrayon at yahoo dot com

Kelly S said...

That card is so sweet! I love how you made the TV into a shaker. Cute. I have already added your blinkie to my blog.


Karen said...

This is such a adorable card! I'm adding your your cute blinkie to my blog! :)


Mommy's Crafty Creations said...

Such a cute card!! Love it!! I have added your blinkie on my blog.

mommyscraftycreations at gmail dot com

Charlotte said...

This is just so so cute. What a great idea to use the tv with the owl. it is the perfect card for Kristal. And that it is a wiper, shaker, card... well even better!! I always love to see your creations. And this too is wonderful!!

PS Erika, I still love your new blog look. It is great!!!!!

mamawcindy said...

Oh,Your Card is Adorable!!! Kristal is going to (LOVE) it, I Love Owls.So I am LOVING this hop. My family and I have been going through some really tough times and Just reading Kristal's Inspirational Post has helped me so much.:0)
Super Excited for the chance to win some Stamps from The Greeting Farm. I am a follower of yours and just posted your Blinkie on my Brand New Blog. Would Love for you to come visit me sometime. :0)

cindymarshall63 at hotmail dot com
cindys-greencricut.blogspot dot com

rakiya32 said...

Love your card! I am a new follower


love the card, so cute how you incorperated the tv. i am already a follower and i have your blinkie on my side bar
sierrababy08 @ hotmail dot com

Percilla G said...

Erika, I love the TV with the Owl inside
Super cute wiper card and I like how you did the you are ..... great idea

Percilla G said...

I grabbed your blinkie

Emily said...

Your card is so adorable!!! Love the TV!

Emily (coolcricutcreations at yahoo dot com)

OmaGloria said...

Awesome card. You always make such rockin' projects. I grab your blinkie too.

Precious Hugs

S.Bayles said...

This is so cute.. I have your blinkie on my blog. I love Kristal and am a follower of hers and most of the DT. They have created great projects. Thanks to all of you and she is so AWSOME. I was not sure that I would get to do the hop so I mailed the card to her on Friday.
Thanks for the Hop..

shersl84bed said...

Super cute wiper card. I love where you put the words YOU ARE

Smiles Sher

Lynn B. said...

Such a cute card!! I added your blinkie to my blog. Have a great weekend.

Lynn B.

Scrappy Jackie said...

Adorable card! Thanks for sharing on this fun hop! Pjritsema at gmail dot com

scrapperbecka said...

Love your card Erika, it is so adorable!
Love the new blog look too.
Becka M
Your DT sister

Jenny said...

Love your owl card so cute!

jennykingham at att dot net

salido99 said...

Adorable card. The owl is so cute!

Lisa R. said...

Love these two techniques! What a fabby combo! TFS joy4umetoo at hotmail dot com (follower)

Scrappy Jackie said...

Thanks for sharing your adorable card for Kristal! What a great way to honor her! I unfortunately cannot grab your blinkie... Don't know how! Oh well... I am sure it would look lovely on my blog! Someday! Pjritsema at gmail dot com

Sandy said...

I really like how your card folds and you have stamped sentiments in there. I LOVE your owl - great job! I'm a new follower and I grabbed your blinkie!

Susan said...

Omg, this card is fabulous! You put so much thought into matching it up, that is awesome! Kristal is sure to love it.

I'm a new follower and I am happy to put up your blinkie! It's really cute! I do hope you will stop by!


McVic said...

super cute card!!!!

meredemaison said...

So cute, thoughtful and creative! I'm sure Kristal will love it!!

felkatz said...

omgosh seriously!! that is way too cute.. love that TV awesome .. that is way tooo cute!!!

also i grabbed your BLINKIE!!


Teela said...

how sweet that your card looks like this! Kristal is an amazing friend to so many, always encouraging. Thanks for this hop. I'm following you and hope you will follow me too! PS. am trying to grab your blinkie...having tech problems!

Bunnyfreak said...

Love the wiper card. I am a new follower and grabbed your blinkie.

scrapinmamaof2 said...

Erika!! I love this. You captured the TV owl so well. Very cute and it is a shaker card! So perfect! Thanks so much for sharing. I grabbed you blinkie to share with my friends!!!

Lady Fair said...

Your card is awe-some! I haven't tried to make a shaker card yet, I'll have to give it a go. I don't have a blog, so I can't grab your blinkie. TFS!

Heather said...

this card is great, I just love the owl and the TV great job he is too cute.

God Bless
Heather Pullen

Heather said...

this card is great, I just love the owl and the TV great job he is too cute.

God Bless
Heather Pullen

Ro Donner said...

Super cute card! Kristal will love it, I'm sure!

Amy E said...

What a super cute card!!! Thanks for sharing!

amyis300 AT hotmail DOT com

Angiebug said...

Cute card. Never heard of a wiper card so have to check it out. Don't have a blog so can't get the blinkie. thanks for inspiration

sweetlilscrapper said...

grabbed your blinkie!
sweetlilscrapper at hotmail dot ca

Sandra 365 Days Of Cricut said...

How adorable, that owl is so sweet!!

My Scrap Diary said...

This is sooooooo cute!!! And it does look like her badge, colors and all. Love it!

Connie said...

Love your owl card so cute! Jenny jennykingham at att dot net