Lily Pad Cards Birthday Blog Hop


Welcome to the Lily Pad Cards’ first Birthday blog hop! You should be joining us from Latrice Murphy’s blog!! I am so honored to be a part of this blog hop!!!! 

There are three prize packages with a total retail value of over $300! These prizes will be awarded by random draw. There are two ways to be eligible for the prize drawings. You can “like” us on Facebook, but if you do not have a Facebook account, you can also be eligible for the drawings by leaving a comment on the Lily Pad Cards blog. To better your chances even more, leave comments on the other blogs participating in the hop. For each comment you leave, you’ll get your name entered again! (but only one comment per blog, please.)

Here is the birthday card I created for this challenge!!!

The chevron/zig zag background was created by heat embossing the zig zag background image and then water painting with distress inks! The fun cake was colored with copics!

Supplies used:

Thanks for stopping by! The next stop on the hop is Jane!  If you hit a bad link, you can always  go back to Lily Pad  to view the master list of blog links. Please report any bad links to


185 thoughts on “Lily Pad Cards Birthday Blog Hop

  1. Perfect card!!!! Freddie says he loves your card! Thank you Laurel for celebrating with us!!

  2. I WANT THAT STAMP lol…soon I swear…gotta have it..your card rocks! ty for sharing…congrads LP

  3. So cute! Love the way you ombred the background and the colors you chose. Always enjoy looking at your projects cuz you’re so creative.

  4. All sorts of perfection; the frog king at the top is awesome! Thanks for the chance.

  5. We were both thinking Lawn Fawn for this blog hop. I’m loving this colorful birthday card…especially your perfectly colored cake. So happy you hopped with us, Laurel.

  6. Laurel: You are SO talented. Thanks for sharing your beautiful work to help celebrate Lily Pad Cards 1st Birthday! I always love seeing your lovely creations!
    Karen L

  7. Hi Laurel, As always, your cards are absolutely darling! I love how you added the froggie to the top of the cake…so cute!

  8. Can’t wait for my zigzag stamp to arrive so I can try this idea. thanks for sharing

  9. Hi Laurel: Just stopping by on the blog hop and wanted to let you know I just love your card. I love your color combo and the froggie on top of that cake. Love the coloring on that cake. TFS. Happy Birthday LilyPad.

  10. Lovely card. the background is so colorful! the frog on top takes the cake.Thanks for sharing.

  11. Amazing cards and I really like how you created the background color and the placement of that sweet little frog

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  13. You have me giggling here! I couldn’t help but think about what frogs do when they sit for more than a few seconds in one spot! ooops!! Sorry, Frederick! I know, I’m a sick puppy! LOL! Happy Birthday, Lily Pads!

  14. i think your card is just perfect for lily pads!!! i LOVE how you made the cake like a lily pad for that little frog!! 🙂
    so adorable!!!

  15. Great card! Love the background…thanks for another awesome idea with using embossing and inks!

  16. This is such a wonderful card! I love the chevron background and the cute little frog on top of the cake!

  17. I absolutely love the shapes used to draw the eye up to the frog! And he is SO regal! Gorgeous card. Thank you for sharing! 🙂

  18. Laurel, I’m making the rounds on day four and love what I see! This card is great – and Freddie will be so pleased to be the centerpiece – lol! Thank you so much for celebrating our one-year-anniversary with us!!!

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  20. That is so cute, better get hopping on my way there is a lot of hopping to do on this Birthday Blog Hop….lol

  21. Love love LOVE LOVE LOVE it! All the colours, the zigzags, and of course the Frog Prince waiting for a kiss on his cake 🙂 Awesome!

  22. What a perfect spot for the king froggy! This is just soo cute and I love the frog’s expression! 🙂 Lovely.

  23. Super cute card! Happy 1st birthday Lily Pad! I better get hopping if I want to be in the running to win some of these great prizes =)

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