Tuesday 18 October 2011



Well I may be sooooooooo busy right now but I've always got time for a party....!

Where's the party at? What's the occasion, you ask? Well the good news is that the party is right H.E.R.E and the occasion is to celebrate one incredibly talented and lovely peep's birthday :)

Yup! We've got a party goin' down here in Blogland to celebrate none other than Karen Baker's birthday!

So before I go on:


And now for the partying :) As you hop along Blogland today you'll spot a few of us celebrating Karen's Birthday in style. The sweetest gal ever, Erin organised this whole shindig for Karen and invited me to be a part of this party blog hop. The only condition was that I had to 'bring' something....

...so I decided that I like to have a nice drink at a party (don't we all?!) and decided that we must all drink in style:

Hope it Tickles

Now I'll bring whatever drink y'all fancy...you name it and it's in the glass :)

I'm hoping you can tell that I dedicated this li'l decoration to Karen with the use of a stamped dragonfly embellishment - kinda fitting seeing as her blog is titled, The Bald Dragonfly (sorry, Karen but the glimmer mists just wouldn't play nicely on this project - believe me, I tried!). It's super sparkly IRL and coloured using Sakura Stardust pens along with having clear, delicate, sparkly vellum wings:

Hope it tickles (close up)

Now not only are we drinking in style, we're celebrating the whole day in style; be sure to check out what the rest of the party-goers rustled up for us and par-tay!

Erin, http://www.homemadecardsbyerin.blogspot.com

Ooh and before you get all partied-out, be sure to pop across and send your birthday wishes to the birthday gal herself :)

Thanks so much for stopping by and partying on!

Catch ya later!

Decoration Deets
{Hope it Tickles}
Stamps: 'Hope it Tickles' from Frame-It (Waltzingmouse)/Dragonfly from Happy Trails (Papertrey Ink)
Cardstock: Stamper's Select White, Vellum Cardstock (Papertrey Ink)
Ink: Tuxedo Black (Memento)/Hawaiian Shores (Papertrey Ink)
Accessories: Dragon Fly Die (Papertrey Ink)/Stardust Gel Pens (Sakura)/Clear Spica Pen (Copic)/Drinking Straw (my Kitchen!)


Lynn said...

What an adorable drink stirrer! And love the nod to the dragon fly...perfect for Karen!

Jess said...

That drink stirrer is so cute! Karen is so lucky to have such awesome bloggy friends like you guys ;)

~amy~ said...

now how perfect is that? You rock girlie!

farmhouse-story said...

this is adorable cute and i LOVE the dragonfly!

Dana said...

Oh Aimes, it's perfect. She will LOVE it. You are just so darned creative my friend.

Unknown said...

too cute, love the straw flag!

Christina said...

Oh my, I'd love to order a whole case of these! My favorite aqua color, a darling, sparkly dragonfly, and the promise of a drink. Three things that make me smile!

Lindsay said...

Totally fun Aimes! LOVE the little pennant flag and sentiment!

Erin (Homemade Cards by Erin) said...

Love this... and since my little people love straws, I should keep this in mind (also love that WMS set), and how perfect is the butterfly, since I'm a literal girl at heart I hear you on your choice of embellishment. So glad you could squeeze in some time to join our party!!!

Laurel Beard said...

Ha, I love this. And the stirrer is perfect! So cute...... :) I'd love to drink out of this!

Michele Gross said...

FABulous!! So creative and fun!!

Kelley Eubanks said...

How stinkin cute... and it has a dragonfly... great idea!!

Virginia L. said...

AW... what a special birthday tribute to Karen and her blog!! Love your dragonfly decoration for the wine glass! SO thoughtful and sweet of you, Aimes!

jen said...

How fun! I love the glass decor! Perfect for Karen for sure- and I can see the sparkle... :D

Chunyuan said...

beautiful drink stirred. What a great idea.

Maureen said...

make mine a red shoe martini!! Woohoo!! These would look fabulous on the sundeck...cheers!!

Jenny said...

A fab idea Aimes, love the shimmery dragonfly to...very fitting for Karen :)
Jenny x

Karen B. said...

Last Christmas my husband gave me a gold dragonfly necklace. I treasure it. (Truth comes out that my mom found it and asked if my husband if she wanted me to get it for him to give to me, but that's a story for another day!). Your stir stick is brilliant. So clean and simple and fresh and so totally what I admire most of when I come here for inspiration! You are so talented! Thank you for joining in today, and for making my birthday extra special.

yyam said...

Awesome stirrer! Love the cute little dragonfly! :)

Katie Berberich Handmade said...

A very happy birthday to your friend Aimes, this is super cute!
Katie x

Unknown said...

What gorgeous colors! ITs so cool and soothing but happy. HAppy birthday to your friend!

Lisa Petrella said...

Oh my goodness!!! That dragonfly embellie is STUNNING!!!! Awesome job creating that!!!!

Jennifer Rzasa said...

Love it! The blue is such a beautiful shade, and it was a great idea to use a dragonfly. Hope everything is going well!

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