Come to be inspired and have fun tagging along with me on my crafting journey as I do my creative activities .....Cardmaking, Scrapping, Faithbooking ... by Kari

Monday, March 12, 2012

Charlie Brown and the Gang Blog Hop - 3/12/12

Hello Friends and Welcome to my blog! :)

Today we are celebrating my son's birthday and he turns the big "18" baby is now a young man...I can't believe it and time sure flies...I don't think I am ready as I thought...hehe...well I have to get through his graduation next lets see how I check it out below and what the hop is all about his favorite thing the Red Baron...hehe...he loved Snoopy and Scooby Doo since he was a baby...nice to know some things don't change and he has some good let's get this party started! :) woohooo! :)

Happy Birthday Josh and I love you!! :) 

Welcome to Charlie Brown and the Gang Blog Hop. Charlie Brown and his gang are out to play with us today whether it be baseball, holding the football or just hangin' out!!!! Don't forget that Snoopy has to get the Red Baron and not fall behind the enemy lines. Also, you may want to stop off at Lucy's booth to have a second opinion!!!

There are so many characters to depict here and we all have our favorites!!!! With this in mind, we will be setting up scenes whether it be a lay-out, card, decorative piece but rest assured, you will be seeing Charles Schultz characters being showcased!!!!!

Now, if you just happened to be visiting me, I'm thrilled and glad to show you my project BUT I would love for you to start at the beginning of our story and that is with Kari at  Hehehe that is me!! so you are starting off well... you are on the correct base on the baseball field!!!

Here is the full line-up in case you get lost....snoopy left his tracks for ya....
  1. Kari -
  2. Susan -
  3. Amy -   Miss Amy is having problems with her blog so check back later
  4. Christel -
  5. Lisa -
  6. Shannon -
  7. Tami-
  8. Kimberly ~
  9. Colleen -
  10. Vicki -
  11. Lynne -
  12. Edwina-
  13. Anita ~

We have a terrific All-Star group of sponsors:
  • Lynne Kirsch - chipboard figures of Charlie Brown and the Gang
  • Shannon Leffew Keith at

    She will be giving away some beautiful flowers!! :)

    Here is my project and I made my son a special card and journal...he was looking at all the journals I been making for the kids I was making them for the children's hospital and sick kids at church and was hinting that he really liked I got the hint and he got his own journal to doodle in even at 18!! hehe....recipe below both pics...hope you enjoy! :)

The card was made with a blue cardstock that was in my stash and I made it A2 and snipped the corners with my corner rounder...then I did the same with the background with the yellow printed paper also from my stash and then I printed off a Snoopy color page and printed it to size to fit the card and then I used my chalk blue for the cloudy color in background and then everything else was done with my water color pencils and blender...then I taped it to the printed paper then I used my smash tape I had and pleated it across Snoopy's doghouse and then I stamped "Birthday Wishes: and cut it out and taped it to that ribbon and voila!

The Journal was pretty simple...used a Composition book for $1 and then printed off another coloring page (my son just loves Snoopy and the Red Baron!) and then I used my water color pencils and blender on that and use the blue chalk for the background to make it a sky and then I modge podge it to the notebook cover and used my shimmer Modge Podge for fun and then I stamped all of the letters for Josh's name and then cut it out and glued it down and voila! :)

Snoopy sure is fun to play with....hope you have fun being with him as well...don't forget the bloggy love and birthday wishes for Josh !

Your next stop with Charlie Brown and the Gang is Susan -

Thanks for stopping by and don't forget the birthday wishes for my boy Josh and thanks for the love of just checking out the fun! :) Be blessed! :)

In His Love,
Be Inspired,


Shannon Leffew Keith said...

love it! happy birthday JOSH!!!!

Lucy Kelleher said...

I just love both of your projects Kari -- your Snoopy turned out great!


Michele from MS said...

Kari these are adorable! I just love Charlie Brown and friends! Our children do grow up so fast don't they? (hugs)

Colleen said...

Your card and journal turned out awesome! He will love them for sure! Happy Birthday, Josh!!! Hope you all have a fantastic day!!

Her Craftiness (Lynne) said...

Both of your projects are adorable my friend and I'm sure Josh is going to love the thought you put in them!!!
Hugs and Love,
Her Craftiness

mamawcindy said...

Great Card! Your Son is going to Love It! I never miss Charlie Brown Christmas or It's the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown. My little Grand Children Loves it to. Happy Birthday to your Son. :0)
cindymarshall63 at hotmail dot com

Michelle F. said...

Happy birthday Josh!!! You are getting old! But not to old to love the card and journal your Mom made to help celebrate your special day!
Kari, Both projects are wonderful! Great job!

Vicki said...

Love your Snoopy projects. Happy Birthday to Josh.

Christina Skinner said...

Oh I just looooove them!!!
-- Christina :)

Sugarlips said...

I love the card and journal. Great job.

cema1cema said...

Soo cute! I love the Peanuts gang! Christina

Edwina said...

Kari, I love the card and journal you made for your son. That is so cool that he at 18 years old wanted his own journal. That says a lot about your relationship with your son. i think it is wonderful! Thanks for sharing your creations and Josh's B-day. Edwina Brown

Bhawana said...

hey Keri, Wish your son a very happy birthday from my side. May GOD grants his all wishes which he dreamt and get succes in all coming years. What could be the best gift to get a handmade card from a loving mother. It surely must have been a great feeling.

Bhawana said...

wanted to let you know that I did not find any related post on

If any changes then pls tell me. I want to win flowers :). So will complete this nlog hop.

Kimbery Pate | KP Kreations said...

Snoopy is the favorite of many. Your card and journal are great!

Thanks for sharing your sons special day with all of us.


ShersL84bed said...

What a great theme for a hop. Love your projects.

Smiles Sher

jennyplace2 said...

Such a cute card and journal, but before I forgewt!!!!Happy Birthday Josh!!!!

marg0006 said...

I have always loved Charlie Brown only for Snoopy, My fave dog. Yours turned out so, so cute.

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