Welcome to Pink Saturday and THE CARNIVAL SOIREE


Step right up and join the show. Bev from HOW SWEET THE SOUND is celebrating another Pink Saturday and everyone participating today, is welcome to join in the Carnival Soiree...


circus-twoAre you in the mood for some Faerie enchantment and a carnival too? Lisa Kettell from Faerie Enchantment is having a Carnival Soiree.

n this day you are invited to Alice, The Socialite's Carnival Soiree, held at The Magic Carnival, from sunrise to sunset.

circus-twoSo step right up and join Lisa under the big top:


circus-twoThe Carnival Soiree, A Blog Event and Giveaway!

"Make sure you wear your Carnival best, think rainbows and pointy harlequin hats, Pageant Queen gowns, or Mermaid dress, top hats in every color and tutu's complete with pixie wings.


What to expect:
-Carnival Tea
-Giveaways consisting of my collage cd: Circus Follies and an altered poker chip kit.
-Free Circus images/ephemera
-Carnival party pictures
-Circus projects

Oh, please let's go on the rides before we enter the Big Top...Carnival in Town

Now come right this way...There will be Tightrope walkers...

The-Tightrope-Walker, originally uploaded by bluebirdsandteapots.

Dancing Elephants,


and you are invited to the Big Top, but first let's stop by,

My creation

the magical Gypsy in the booth on the way there, so she will read your fortune...


There she is in The Mystic Pen booth.


And your fotune says...


There will be cracker jacks and popcorn and clowns galore.


My creation

Oh, and you've won a goldfish over at the WIN A GOLDFISH BOOTH, so please take yours home.


And Some Dancing Elephants. Just click on the elephants and flickr will say ALL SIZES, click and download any size.


Ladies and Gentlemen Let the Soiree Begin!

circus-two Stop by Miss Lisa's and see what else is in store as the many performances are all linked on her sidebar. Here are your tickets. Now be careful as you enter the tents, because you never know what magic might be in store. So grab your ticket and come THIS WAY!


The song for this post Barnum and Bailey's Favorite.

My creation

Susan said...

cute post! Happy Pink Saturday ~ Susan

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

Pink is in! Long live Pink! What a wonderful experience!! So colorful during this drab waiting period of browns and dirty white snow! Thank you Karen for the beautiful display. Anita

Gabriela Delworth said...

Happy Pink Saturday!

Fun post!

~ Gabriela ~

HiHo said...

I couldn't resist doing both either...love your fortune teller!
happy pink

Riet said...

Oooooh, wonderful post. Happy pink Saturday

LiLi M. said...

You look so cute in your pink uniform wearing that red cap on pink Saturday Karen. How did you manage to keep those elephants with the balloons in line? And above all your talents you are a fortune teller too, you keep me amazing, happy Pink Saturday!

Kathleen Grace said...

A carnival was just what I needed today:>) and look! You got my fortune right! How did you do that? lol Happy pink Saturday Karen!

kari and kijsa said...

there are so many cute things...we just had to keep looking up and down at all the fun!!! Happy Pink Saturday!
kari & kijsa

Lynn@ The Vintage Nest said...

Look at you!! How delightful and I do love the elephants in the pink ballet slippers. Now I just grabbed my ticket and off I go. HPS Karen, xo Lynn

Penny @ The Comforts of Home/Lavender Hill Studio said...

What a wonderful Carnival Soiree! Thank you so much for inviting me! I loved the dancing elephants and the tightrope walker...so much fun!

Shelia said...

Hi Karen and it's so nice to meet you! Oh, what a delightful post! Love your tiny head as the ringmaster! You are the most creative one. Oh, I love your header too! I'm going back to explore your lovely blog. Hope you'll come back to see me again.
Be a sweetie,
Shelia :)

Whim & Fancy Designs said...

Karen, Happy Pink!!! I love the photoshop!! I remember the swing ride....why was it that you always felt you were going to fall right out of the seat?LOL

XOXO, Ann-Denise

bluemuf said...

I so injoyed my visit your your carnival. Thank you for the amazing dancing elephants.


dana said...

What a terrific time I just had reading that wonderful post of yours! You are just amazing, Karen!

Loved the previous post where you shared your cottage painting, then created cards and a smaller framed print. What an artist you are--I love that picture.

Happy PS! Dana

EnglishCottageRose said...

What fun, thankyou and Happy Pink Saturday, Char from someplace in thyme. Please note that my Sat Post is not at my siggie below.

Mimi said...

One day of the week I get to truly indulge my ♥ for pink and today, you sure have made me happy! Thanks so much!

The Whispering Poppies said...

Karen! What a delightful post! And the music is perfect! A fabulous combination of photos and music for sure!

Isn't that flickr site wonderful? I found her doing a google search on how to make textures, and her page popped up. =)

Deborah said...

Oh so lovely! Dancing elephants are always a delight, but dancing elephants in toe shoes - that's a rare find!!!

The Quintessential Magpie said...

Karen, this is an adorable post! Loved it! Pink rules and so does the circus! :-)

Loved this so much...



Lola Enchanted said...

What a fun party!!!! I love the elephant and I think I just won a goldfish!!!!!

Kathleen said...

What an enchanting post! Have a great day, Kathleen

Mary Isabella and Kiley too! said...

My Granddaughter and I had so much fun. We ate way to much popcorn. Have a great time...hugs...m&k...

Tumbleweed Trails said...

I've got my tickets and now it's off to ride the rides. All of my favorite are here today and not a cloud in the sky. What fun we are all sure to have.

http://afancifultwist.typepad.com said...

Miss Karen, you have been up to sooo much goodnessss!!!

I adore your dancing elephants and your tight rope walker and YOU the fortune teller, and and, oh all of it!!

And then I got lost catching up on posts and all manner of fun and wonderful things!!

YOu are a delight, I enjoy your beautiful blog, your amazing art and your tremendous creativity sooo very much!!

xoxo, Vanessa

Jamie said...

Oh Karen, what a lovely time & a PINK Saturday, yum!
Love your elephants, I'm checking you out on flickr!

Won't you join me on the carousel...


..Lisa is putting on a wonderful time, isn't she?

StampinMom :-)

Rosalyn-Sue said...

What a most wonderful time I had at your soiree...the elephants are to die for! If you have a minute, I'd love to have you join me for my Carnival of Sweets soiree later today...



Vintage Soul said...

What great prizes and surprises. Love the cottage painting you did for Lollishops in a prior post.

faerie enchantment said...

I'm so enjoying your post today on Pink Saturday and your Photos and story of the Carnival Soiree, I'm soooo excited and so glad that you are enjoying the carnival, don't forget to enter your name in the 7th post for the giveaways!

Amy said...

Fun Post! Love it!

TRES BELLE said...

What a fun day of adventure! Happy Pink Saturday.


Katherinellen said...

Karen...What a Fun Pink Adventure! Love the carosel ride...Happy Pink..Ksthy

Beverly said...

Karen, thank you for inviting me and giving me tickets.

I'm going to wear my pink sparkly dress. I love carnivals, and you have created the best intro ever.

Du Buh Du Designs said...

I love the collaged elephant! I love the fortune teller idea too! Happy Soiree to you! See you under the big top with all of the other "creatives" (that comment made me snicker..hehe!

Her Art Nest said...

What a fabulous event! Thanks for sharing your wonderful post, and delightful elephant images. Such a special day out at the carnival. Great photos! ~Nan


Please come enter at Project Create a Home for the free giveaway!


Claudia said...

What fun! Happy Pink Saturday!

Dora Haymond said...

I enjoyed your portion of the carnival so very much. As usual, your music is spot on, your drawings gorgeous and YOU, so multi-talented. Where do you find the time????? Awesome

Elizabeth said...

I love those elephants, Karen!

Lisa "Oceandreamer" Swifka said...

Now there's a fortune teller I'd put money on...she's wise, she's generous, she's warm and lovely....and unlike some fortune tellers she's fun and whimsical.
So much to see at this pink carnival....the dancing elephants made me smile..it all made me giddy with delight!!
YOU posses magic within you!

Elyse said...

GASP! hi karen, i am so excited to see what you have created!!!

i would like to offer you my treasured blogger award. the html is available (for the animation) at the bottom of the right margin on my blog.

keep me posted!

happy pink saturday & happy weekend!


Elyse said...


the music is just too fun!

Chandy said...

That was great! Nice choice for today! Happy Saturday!!

Deanna said...

I knew that you would have something so wonderful today. I was looking forward to it for sure! I think everyone is going to have fun at the Carnival Soiree!

¸.·´¸.·*´¨) ¸.·*´¨)
(¸.·´ (¸.·´ Happy Pink Saturday!
Deanna :D

fitty's pinky rose cottage said...

happy ps! super cute & fun!

Tristan Robin Blakeman said...

what a fun post! I love it - and that elephant is terrific!

hApPy PiNk SaTuRdAy! (a little late!)

MARIA said...

Good Morning, dear Karen!
You are sooo beautiful in pink!
(not only in pink)
And beautiful is your work!

Have a bless Sunday!

bj said...

What an adorable PINK post. Loved every minute of it.
Happy Day, bj

bj said...

OOO, and I meant to add that the fortune teller is a knock-out !!

Betzie said...

Fabulous post! So enjoyed the fun and thanks a bunch for the elephants! Adorable!!!

Ruth Welter said...

Hi Karen, ah, just the thing for a spring day...a carnival sounds like fun about now.

Lovely artwork you are showing here.


xashee's corner said...

what FUN!! :) Thank you for sharing such a Happy Pink Saturday! i LOVE all your artwork! Have a WONDERFUL Sunday!

Nancy @ La Chambre Rose said...

Wonderful! Happy Pink Saturday!

Mary Isabella and Kiley too! said...

i had fun at the carnival please come to doggone it when you get a chance

Digital Misfit said...

wonderful post

imjacobsmom said...

Cute combo post! I love the theme! Hope your Pink Saturday was a good one! ~ Robyn

Patricia said...

What a wonderful, charming day and Happy Pink Saturday, also.

Celestina Marie said...

Hi Karen, Your post was so much fun. Creative as always. Loved all the carnival fun and seeing your sweet self.
Thanks for always being so uplifting and inspiring.
Have a great week.
Blessings, Celestina Marie

debbie said...