Monday, April 18, 2011

Bitten By The Bug 2--Pineapple

I'm finally back.....I took a two week break from Bitten By The Bug and creating in general... but I'm back! Do I have a reason why I took a break...
LIFE.... got in my way again.
This week was Karen's turn to pick the challenge. She chose the pineapple from the Wall Decor Cricut Cartridge on page 42. I had a few ideas for this one, but finally came up with a birthday card. Remember please go back to BBTB2 and see all the wonderful creations the Design Team made and then play along in the challenge with us.
Why use a hula dancer and put the pineapple in her hands??? I have absolutely NO idea. I guess just wishful thinking that I was in Hawaii! 
I actually finished the inside too!!

Cricut Cartridges Used
Wall Decor and More = Pineapple @ 1.75
Lacy Labels = Background scallop piece @ 3.98 and 4.14
Martha Stewart All Occasions Cake = "do the" @.76
Life's a Beach = Word hula and girl @ 4.50
George and Basic Shapes = Circle @ 5.59"
Other
Hula skirt = pieces are taken from a actual hula skirt my daughter had from Hawaii
Stickles = Orange Peel
Paper Line = DCWV...sorry I don't remember which line
Stamps: sorry I don't remember

I'll be back tomorrow with this month's My Pink Stamper Design Team Post.
See you then :)

12 comments :

  1. Oh Maria, what a fun card. LOVE the hair on your hula girl. Also, I really like the card design/layout. Very, very nice!!

    xx Susan

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  2. I love your card. So nice and summerish. The stack for the bottom piece of patterned paper is definitely from the Citrus stack. A new favorite of mine. Beautiful job. Hugs- Glora

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  3. Hi Maria, fabulous card! love your hula girl with her pineapple! Great idea on the skirt and her hair embossed is just perfect!
    Hugs
    Juliexx

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  4. Realllly cute! You pulled all the colors and patterns together so well!

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  5. What a fun card, love that you used a real hula skirt for the card!!

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  6. cute cute card. love her skirt too. so much fun to look at. :)

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  7. LOVE this card Maria! The details are just perfect, especially the Hula skirt! :o)

    Michelle

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  8. You and me BOTH! Let's take a little trip! this is just darling! Love her skirt! xxD

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  9. Oh, how cute! I love her skirt and I love that she's holding a pineapple. Fabulous paper choices, too!! Love this, Maria!

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  10. Last year at this time I was in Hawaii on vacation. That's what your card reminded me of. It's so cute.

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  11. How cool that you used an actual grass skirt! Love your card, makes me want to go on a tropical vacation!

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  12. Hula hula! Makes me want summer even more! Too cute! Missed you girlie!

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