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April 27, 2011

Mother's Day & winner!


Is there anything more therapeutic than coloring???  No wonder kids are so happy all the time!  lol

Stamps: The Paper Garden (peony)
sentiment: Little Yellow Bicycle
Papers: Memory Box dp, vintage music sheet
Inks: Prisma & Copic markers
Other: MS border punch, dimensionals,
Stamping Bella dew drops.

Both Aud Sentiments and The Sisterhood of Crafters have chosen the theme Mother's Day for their bi-weekly challenges.

This will be my last card as a Guest Designer for the Sisterhood.  I have really enjoyed my time with these lovely ladies.  Thank you all for allowing me to 'hang' with you for the month.  A big thank you to Lisa B. too, for coordinating everything so well for the GDT!!

Over the past two weeks, Aud Sentiments have been celebrating their 1st birthday with the challenge & Give-Aways.  I wanted to thank all who entered!!  .Congrats goes to Sammibug, winner of my Squigglefly Give-Away!  All the winners are posted at the challenge blog with instructions on how to claim your prizes!

I think that's it for today!  Don't forget I open my linky-party, Inspire Me Fridays for the weekend, I would love you all to show off what you have been working on this past week!   Crafts, cards, layouts, recipes, even home improvement photos...anything you would like to share to inspire others!

Stay tuned for more GIVE-AWAYS too, I have a ton of unused stash looking for a new home!
Have a lovely day!

I'm linking to-

Aud Sentiments - Mother's Day
Sisterhood of Crafters - Mother's Day
Crazy Challenge -different papers
Get Hippity with Ippity - Spring/Summer
Make it Monday - Anything goes
Stamping Scrapping Central -Anything Goes
My Partner in Crafting Crime - Inspiration Photo
Creative Cowgirls - Happy Easter/Spring/Mother's Day
Creative Inspirations - use a Digi.
Kenny K Krafty Girlz - Springtime.
Crafty Emma - Spring Colours/Images
Delicious Doodles - Anything goes.
Fairy Fun Fridays - showers or flowers
Fairy Knoll - Easter or Spring.
Fussy and Fancy - Springtime.
Delightful Challenges -Paper piecing or piercing.
Pixie Dust Studio - Spring forward.
Shelly's Images - Show us what you got.
Stampin' B's - Mother's Day
Catered Crop - mini print, pastels, digital, flowers, Copic, white pen, sewing, distressing, Spring

Whatever You Want Wednesday, Whatever Goes WednesdayLook What I Made, Works For Me WednesdayShow and Share DayShow and TellShow Us What You're Working WithMake It Yours DayPenny Pinching PartyHoo's Got Talent??Spotlight YourselfShow Off Your Stuff Party,



Patti J said...

Gorgeous card, Maria! The DP's, border punches, flower, everything just work together beautifully! Well done, my friend!!!

Marlene said...

Something about this card just screams BEAUTIFUL!

Julie said...

Beautiful! Love the color of the flower and your papers

Dawn said...

Lovely Mother's Day card Maria! The holiday is coming up fast! I better start making my cards. :)

Joan Ervin said...

This is such a beautiful card, Maria...your coloring on the flower is jaw droppin gorgeous!!!!

Riet said...

So gorgeous card Maria,I love the papers and the flower.

Hugs Riet.xx

Shannon said...

Gorgeous card! You should enter it into the Hand Stamped Sentiments Challenge. They are doing a Mother's Day theme this week. You card would be perfect for it.

Pops x said...

Hi sweetie, your creation is simply stunning, gorgeous work big hugs love pops x

Elena said...

Beautiful card, Maria! Love how you added border out of musical notes paper.
Love your new blog header too! :)

tampatha said...

I love that bold flower. This is such a pretty card. thanks for joining our challenge at the crazy challenge this week.

Cheryl said...

Your card is gorgeous! I love your mix of papers and your coloring on the flower is fabulous.

Bridget said...

Great card Maria! I love to color too! Thank you so much for joining us @ Creative Cowgirls Challenge!
-bridget GDT

Shelby Goolsby said...

Gorgeous card!! Such great papers and beautiful take on the inspiration photo. Thank you for joining us at My Partner In Crafting Crime.

Anonymous said...

Maria, your card is so stunning sweetie!! I just LOVE your colors and design!! HUGS

Aletha J. Williams said...

Beautiful, Maria! Thanks for joining us at Get Hippity with Ippity!

crafty amy said...

What a brilliant card and just perfect for spring :D
Thank you for joining us at CES and good luck.

Amy xx

Vicky said...

This is fabulous love the colours. The image is beautiful.
Thank you for playing along with us at CES Challenges, good luck hun.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xx

Lisa Jane said...

wow that flower is stunning and i love the music note border
Thanks for linking up to make it monday
Lisa x
Don't forget......... if you leave a comment on another entry, mention that you saw their card on "Make It Monday" for a chance at second prize. The more entries you comment on the more chance you have of winning second prize.

Bea said...

Gorgeous card :o)

Thanks for joining us at Creative Inspirations this time


Allison said...

Stunning! Beautiful mix of papers and I love that flower!

Michelle said...

Such a beautiful, soft and feminine card.

Thank you for sharing with us at Make It Monday this week.

Michelle :-)

Cheryl said...

oh hun this is just brilliant your detail is always just,stunning
,bless you for playing at creative inspirations this week love hugs cheryl xxxxx

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

Oh how beautiful Maria!! I just love your colors and design with the gorgeous flower!! So springy and fun!! Such elegance. Hope all is well!! Sorry I have been MIA, I have some life issues that are bogging me down lately.

bosenberries said...

Colouring sure is therapeutic and you did such a fab job on that flower! Such a pretty card!! Thanks so much for playing with My Partner in Crafting Crime,

WeirdCat said...

Great card, fab flower, thank you for joining us at The Crazy Challenge this week
Ruth x

Poppet said...

Gorgeous card Maria, your colouring is beautiful and you paper looks fab. Great detail with the stiching and music.

Thank you for sharing your wonderful card with us at the Creative Cowgirls Challenge. :-) xx

Suzi said...

A beautiful Mothers day card Maria. Love that flowers and the design. Thank you for joining us at Creative Inspirations this week.
Suzi x

Debs said...

gorgeous creation, your flower is fabulous, thanks so much for sharing your flowers/showers creation at Prairie Fairy Fridays