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May 1, 2011

You're too kind

Happy Sunday!

I had a good old fashion stamping day!

Stamps: Elisabeth Bell for SCACD (Emma)
sentiment: Verve Stamps
Ink: Memento Ink pad, Copic & Prisma markers
Other: Offray ribbon, Prima flower.
25% Discount on selected  Prima flowers!

The SCACD challenge this week was to use blue & flowers!  I'm having fun digging into my stash & inking up some stamps that haven't seen the light of day for some time!  This is an early Elisabeth Bell, some of my very favorite!!  I enjoy coloring these little sweethearts!


Now, in other news...

**There's a new Challenge blog starting up in May...Crafting for All Seasons!  Check it out!
And here's a new (to me) challenge, Come & Get It!


A big thank you to Sandy O. from Paper Transformer  for sharing her award with me!  Thank You Sandy, hugs!



A big Thank you to Vicki from Bountiful Blessings for sharing her award with me!  Thank you Vicki!!  hugs!


These ladies are thoughtful, kind and super talented!  Pop over and check out their awesome blogs!




Thanks so much for stopping by!  Enjoy the rest of your weekend!
Blessings!




I'm sharing today's creation with- 
SCACD - flower, blue
Less Is More - Thank You or Congratulations
Art Impressions Stamps Challenge -Use an animal on your card
Crafty Creations - white space
Stampin' Sisters in Christ - No Designer Papers


This card earned...



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39 comments:

Anne said...

Such a cutie Maria. Hugs x

Patti J said...

Oh my, Maria, your card is just darling! Love these early images! You've colored her beautifully, and what a great CAS card!!! So happy you had a good stampin' day!

Chelsea said...

Love the blue and yellow!

Ruth said...

Fab colour combo and layout! Ruth x

jacque4u2c said...

She is just adorable!

Susan said...

What a fabulous image! Your coloring is perfect!

Jacilynn said...

wow, I love this CAS card. and love the blue! so pretty

Becky said...

This is a gorgeous CAS card. Thank you for joining us at Stampin Sisters in Christ.

Crystal said...

AWW this is just sooo sweet Maria!!! I LOVE the blue and yellow and this image is soooo adorable!

Marlene said...

Beautiful, Maria! Sweet, simple, and very pretty. Hope you had a fabby weekend!

Pauline said...

Gorgeous card, love the fresh colours and sweet image.

Chrissie said...

Great to see you participating at "Less is More" with this sweetie of a card!
The colours are so fresh and vibrant and I love your ribbon treatment!
I hope you'll join us again next time!
Chrissie
"Less is more"

Wendy said...

Love it xx

Mandi said...

Love the summery colours
Perfect design for our CAS style
Thanks so much
mandi
Diva LIM
Less is More

Elise said...

Hi there!
Thanks for stopping by on my blog and for being a follower..
You also make very nice and creative things too!
Wishing you a nice and creative day!
Greetings Elise
(from Holland)

Riet said...

So beautiful card Maria,I love the image and the colours.

Hugs Riet.xx

Dolly Daydreams said...

Pretty card with lovely image and colours, so crisp and clean.

Marie

Cheryl said...

oh hun this is just brilliant oh the image,the colurs the layout just perfection,hun hugs cheryl xxxxx

Stamps and Paper said...

Such an adorable card

Anne

Little Snippets said...

aww such a lovely card, very pretty colours :) Sarah

marilynprestonn said...

I love this little girl image from Whiff of Joy! Darling card and what a beautiful white space you left. Thanks for playing Crafty Creations Challenge with us. It's always a pleasure to see you join Maria. :)Peggy

craftyb said...

Gorgeous card - simple but beautiful! PERFECT for our challenge! Thank you for sharing with us at Crafty Creations Challenges! bx

Sandy Ang said...

Congrats on your awards and what a sweet card !

Kathyk said...

Delightful card - fab image

Kathyk

Lorraine said...

Maria, this is beautiful! Love the no-layers and ribbon - makes the image pop off the card. Emma is definitely one of my favs. Gorgeous coloring of her! Thanks for playing along with SCACD Friends with Heart!

Elena said...

What a sweet card! Love the simplicity of it!

Posh Tags & Tickets said...

Stunning card Maria
Thank you for the inspiration
Love Posh x

Vicky Hayes said...

Very sweet and I love the ribbon and tiny flower embellishment that sets off the focal image perfectly.

Alanna said...

What a beautiful card. I love how you colored her.

Danni said...

Oh Maria!! I think this is one of my favorite cards of yours!! Simply wonderful! I love the CAS style and the colors and well, all of it!! Fabulous! Thank you for playing along with SCACD Friends With Heart!

coldwaters2 said...

Wow Maria this is absolutely beautiful I so love that image and the simplicity of the design it looks so classy I love it.
hugs
Lorraine x

Janna Werner said...

Love this card, the colours are so intensive, summer like! Janna

Donna said...

Adorable card Maria, the blue gingham ribbon is so lush and it goes perfectly with the yellow! Hope you and the family are OK :) Donna x

Faith A said...

Fabulous colour combination and the colouring is to die for, lovely card

Marilyn said...

I love this card Maria... it's gorgeous!

Grace said...

Hi Maria! Oh my goodness I love this! LOVE the CAS layout and this fabby image! I love these early images!!! She's so cute and your coloring is great! So good to have you play along with us at Stampin Sisters in Christ!!! Hope you'll play again soon!
hugs,
Grace

kingstonmama said...

This is so beautiful. Great image and wonderful coloring. I adore the blue and yellow color combination and your ribbon treatment.

Mary Lou said...

Fabulous CAS card!!! Cute cute image without a doubt!!!
Thanks for joining us at SCACD Friends with Heart!!
Hugz

Rush'd Lady said...

Cute little gal! :)