11.22.2010

mini sports blog hop!

Hello! Today I am doing a really fun mini sports blog hop! We are all picking our favorite football team and making a card inspired by the logo! You should have come from Lynnette's blog! My favorite NFL team is the Miami Dolphins. I grew up in Miami and even had a Dan Marino doll as a kid! Haha!

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This my Dolphins card! I, of course, had to use the dolphin from Critters in the Sea! I created some free hand cut waves from Core'dinations paper and sanded it some. I used Hats Off To You for the sentiment, and Partly Cloudy for the clouds and sun! I love how much our sun looks like the Dolphins logo. That wasn't even planned at all! Erica drew that, and I am pretty sure she has never seen the Dolphins logo! It must have been fate! :)

I used foam dimesion in a fun way on the dolphin. I put glue dots on his nose and tail and foam adhesive in the middle. He really looks like he is diving into the waves this way!

Your next stop on the blog hop is Brandi! Make sure to head on over to her blog to see all of the fun inspiration! :)

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This is an extra little quick card that I made from a scrap and only stuff I had on my desk! I thought that would be a fun challenge! I had originally thought my card above would be standard sized but instead I made it into a 4.25" square, and I was left with this little strip. I sprayed it with a spray mist! I couldn't believe it because I am kind of scared of them. I did it in my sink and then smeared it around on the card. I love how soft it looks! I made the flower with fabric paper and my new favorite Sizzix 3D flower die. I love that thing! It had been sitting on my desk for a while! The swirl is from Petite Florals. Lawn Fawn sets always litter my desk top! Hehe! :)

I hope you all had great weekends! We are gearing up for Thanksgiving here and the new Lawn Fawn release! Posts start on Saturday the 28th for the December release! Woooo! :)

Make sure to head to Brandi's blog next if you are hopping along the sports blog hop! :)
Card stock: Neenah, Core'dinations
Ink: Memento, ColorBox Pigment, Ranger Distress, Tattered Angels mist
Etc: American Crafts Dear Lizzy fabric paper, Sizzix 3D flower die, white gel pen, corner rounder
Thank you so much for visiting!
Have an amazing day,

18 comments:

  1. Great cards, Kelly! The small one is so cool, I love how you managed to use that leftover bit! TFS =)

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  2. Such a cute dolphin inspired card!

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  3. Fun fun card! I wondered if there was another sports fan out there that rooted for a team other than the team of the state in which they lived! Great colors, so bright and fun. I never thought about making a card out of the scraps like that-have lots of them-thanks for the inspiration!

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  4. Ahh! This is so super cute, Kelly!
    I live in South FL, so I can definitely appreciate a Miami Dolphin's card! SO Adorable! :)

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  5. Kelly,
    This is so cute! How cool is it that the critter dolphin matched the theme! Perfect!
    Brandi

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  6. Super duper cute! That sun is a perfect fit for the Dolphins logo! How cool! Such a fun and happy scene you've created!!!

    And that card you made from scraps turned out GREAT!! Love the flower!

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  7. Love your dolphin card.. love love love :)
    your rose strip card is too cute :D

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  8. this was a FUN Blog hop, me luving football! My old time HERO is Also DAN MARINO!! I couldn't believe when i saw the dolphins on the top of this post, me thinking WHY?? , knowing that you live in California! Then i also saw Very Familiar logo on Lisa's blog; steelers, even she also lives far from here (Pittsburgh) now. Would you do SPORTS blog hop (not only NFL but all sports!!) , or even better, the CHALLENGE on Lawn Fawn blog?? Then i can make a card for my fav. NHL team, using your Winter Critter's set! LOL! :-)

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  9. Super cute card! My family grew up loving the Dolphins too so I can relate. Love your card! :)

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  10. Yay! Your a Dolfan too!!! You should send our boys a get well card after our last game! :(. CAN'T WAIT TILL THE DEC RELEASE!!! Yippie skippie flippie!

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  11. oh i love your dolphins card! i grew up in florida so it's very familiar to me! what a fun blog hop!

    the strip card is a fantastic idea!! i have tons of those size strips around too!

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  12. Cuteness!! What a darling card, I think these stamps were made for this occasion! LOL

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  13. I think you picked the team based on the stamps you have! LOL really? the Dolphins? just kidding! the grandmother of my best friend in high school babysat Dan Marino when he was little! how cool is that?!?

    Oh, and GO STEELERS!!! LOL

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  14. Such a FUN idea and a totally ADORABLE card!

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  15. Such a fun card! So cool how the sun really resembles the Dolphins emblem!

    I really love that mini card too. The pink is so pretty and that flower is darling!

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  16. such a cute Card! I love how you do the flowers like that.
    Plastic Card.

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  17. this is super cute!!
    my hubby and i also love the dolphins. we were lucky enough to see marino in action a couple of times :)

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