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Friday, April 1, 2011

April Fool's Day Blog Hop!!!

Welcome to the April Fool's Day Blog Hop!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Hosted by the super talented Cristina from Crafting with Cristina

I am so honored that she asked me to be part of her fun blog hop, and I hope you enjoy what I came up with for you! You should be arriving here from Ruth but if not that is okay, you can hop over to Cristina's blog and start from the beginning!!!

For my project I really struggled for what to do, because I don't usually incorporate humor into my cards or crafts, LOL, so Cristina really challenged me! Thank you! I actually consulted the net for some animal related puns and jokes and came up with this. I think the lion turned out so cute with the doodling I did. I used this jungle printed ribbon and then put some more brown ribbon over it. I like doing that sometimes, pairing up two different ribbons like that. I did faux stitching around the white mat with my gold gelly roll pen. The writing was done on my computer with my printer. I chose a fun font for kids. I wanted the start of the joke to be on the front and then you open it for the punch line...

I decided to turn this into a cute birthday card for some little kids. Funnier yet, this cute lion doesn't look like he could eat a fly. LOL. I think a little kid will just love this card and I am happy how it turned out. Hope you chuckled over it.

Now...for your next stop on the hop you are heading over to Elsa...Hope you enjoy her great post to!

Enjoy the hop and don't forget to go leave some comment love for our super talented hostess Cristina!!!

Happy April Fool's Day!

Here is the hop list if you get lost....

  1. Cristina http://www.craftingwithcristina.com/
  2. Amanda http://www.myscrappinobsession.com/
  3. Ivette http://www.allaboutmeandmyscrapbook.blogspot.com/
  4. Lauren http://www.laurenscreative.com/
  5. Momo http://www.madebymomo.blogspot.com/
  6. Ruth http://www.septemberninth.blogspot.com/
  7. Christina B http://www.cardcreationsbyc.blogspot.com/
  8. Elsa http://www.cricutlv...r.blogspot.com/
  9. Lezlye http://lezlyes.blogspot.com/
  10. mel http://www.scrappymel.blogspot.com/
  11. Sarah http://www.liveloveandscrap.blogspot.com/
  12. Corri http://buglvr.blogspot.com/
  13. Gaby http://www.gabycreates.com/
  14. Laura http://www.makinprettythings.com/
  15. Liz http://www.lizspaperloft.blogspot.com/
  16. Theresa http://www.thescrapbookingqueen.blogspot.com/


Amanda Villarreal said...

LOL I love this card! It is so cute and that little joke is adorable. I wouldnt have guessed you struggled with this! So funny. :)

Sherrie K. said...

Love your card!! It went together perfectly! Great choice of colors too!
Sherrie K.

Misty said...

YUP! I got a good laugh over this! Love the ribbon treatment!
I am holding my 1st blog hop, and would love for you to join me. Please
come to my blog for more info & to join me!

Hummer Hugs,
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Brenna said...

super duper cute!!! tfs

BunnyFreak said...

I am going to have to share this joke with my nieces and nephew.

Savahanna said...

Haha. Super cute. I love the doodling.

Melissa said...

Very cute, tfs

Cathy said...

LOL this is really cute! I'm sure any child would love this!(I know my grandsons would!!) Perfect for the April Fool's Day Blog Hop.

Amanda said...


scrapstampcrazy said...

You did a great job. My kids love silly jokes like that. I love how you embellished the lion with the gold pen. scrapstampcrazy.blogspot.com

iluvkatie74 said...

I love it. It is so adorable.

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Laura said...

LOVE it! Soooo cute.


Jen N said...

Super cute! jenny.naus@yahoo dot com

Scrappy Moms Stamps said...

So cute, Cristina! I love your joke! :)

quilt4fun2 said...

This lion is too cute to hurt a fly! Sweet card. Like the gold doodle on the mane too. Thank You for sharing in the hop.
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Tami B. said...

Kids always love jokes like this so this card is sure to be a hit. Love the lion and the ribbons you used.

sandra said...

Love the card the joke is super funny.
My kids thought it was hilarious. I love it!!

Jennifer~My Creative Crafting said...

So cute! I love your lil joke on it. Thanks for sharing :)


Pat N. said...

The lion is adorable; love your doodles on his mane. Very cute. Great job!-- Pat N. http://patsscraps.blogspot.com/

Nadia's World said...

This card is sooo cute! You did an awesome job on creating a funny card!


Nicole T.

Mommy's Crafty Creations said...

cute card!


Cuttin' and Stampin' Cards said...

Oh My!! I just love your cards. The Breast Cancer Card is amazing. I'm a new follower and found you becasue of the blog hop. Thanks for the insperation.

Cathie w said...

cute card TFS!!!!!


VeronicaA said...

That card is adorable. I love the lion and your ribbon layering. Thanks for sharing and the opportunity to win.
vballen at comcast dot net

Minta's Creations said...

Love your lion card..and love the joke inside.


pat said...

so surper cute. love the joke.

Denise-Scrapmouse said...

Adorable card! Any kid will love to receive it for their birthday. Thanks for sharing.

Karen Taylor said...

Fantastic project! I think my grandson would love it!
Thanks so much for sharing and Happy Aprils Fools Day!

Kim said...

What a very harmless lookin Lion!! So cute! Love what you wrote!
kfordyce6638 at gmail dot com

Ive_Boricua_Girl said...

I know how hard it was...

Cute card,.. great job...


Marilyn said...

Cute card. Thanks for sharing

Cricut Design Chicks SWARM said...

awwww.. I love that card and the joke. I actually was thinking of an answer... i didn't. :)

Theresa said...

Love the sentament GREAT job!

Maria said...

Aww this card is adorable! TFS

Babe O'Mara said...

Darling card. Cute joke. Thanks for sharing.


Beebeebabs said...

Such a cute card tfs!!!

Cathy said...

You did a nice job with the humor:)

katieo said...

I roared over your card

My Crafting Time said...

Awesome lion card. Love the stitching. Thanks for the blog hop. I'm already a follower.

stacy at mycraftingtime dot com

HockeyScrap said...

Love you lion card. You're right . . . harmless little lion is adorable! Enjoying the hop. Will be sure to visit your blog again soon.

Alison Jane Hann said...

This card is terrific. Love your doodles. I'm always scared I'll ruin my cards.
I'm following you now.

Cheers! - Ali


mw_scrap said...

Such a cute card...Great job...TFS..

Mary Ann


joni said...

Very cute and funny card! TFS

Tanya said...

So cute!! Love it :)

Kim said...

Great job! I loved everything about your card, especially the doodling details. TFS!

Nana Jo said...

Great job on your card and love the pun too.
mmlmn at polarcomm dot com

Anonymous said...

I aint Lyin'!!! (Pun intended) he is so cute!!!!! ty4s great job

Gabriela Sandoval said...

This card is so cute. I love it.



Karen S. said...

You're right... the lion is just too adorable to be scary! Love the doodling!

Suzy said...

LOL this card is adorable! Love create a critter! Thanks for the chance to win.
Suzy suzyq28024@gmail.com

CA Scrapper said...

Your card is so cute and made me chuckle. TFS.


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abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

Very cute! Perfect funny B-day card!