Tuesday, April 26, 2011

happy mother's day

So I made this for Cricut Cardz challenge but missed the deadline by 45 minutes!!  GRRRR!!

Oh well, I will still need this card, but I can't say for sure who will get it.  My mother is probably my biggest fan and most loyal reader!  HI MOM!! 

The challenge was to make a Mother's Day card!  I did veer from my ABC cricut challenge, but I DID use a new PTI stamp set (another challenge of mine):  Bitty Background Blocks.  This is such a great versatile set!  I used it on the middle of the flower.

edit:  I was contacted and told that my card qualifies for a Mother's Day challenge over on Hand Stamped Sentiment blog! Thank you Genny! 

Here's what I came up with:

Flower and leaves were cut at 2 1/2" from Picturesque Cartridge
I LOVE this cartridge!
You can check it out here:  Picturesque Cartridge

Recipe:
Card Base: SU  Pear Pizzazz 4 1/4" X 5 1/2" (folded)
Card front:   DCWV The Stack 4" X 5 1/4"   Melon Mambo 4 1/8" X 5 3/8"
Other Cardstock / Paper:  Crushed Curry,  Always Artichoke
Ink: Melon Mambo, Crushed Curry
Stamps:  SU Teeny Tiny Wishes, PTI Bitty Background Blocks
Accessories:  Crushed Curry ribbon, Cuttlebug & Floral Screen embossing folder, SU window punches, Pearls, Cricut & Picturesque Cartridge

Thanks so much for visiting me while I am
Hiding in My Craft Room!

14 comments:

  1. Ohhh such a bright and cheerful card! Gorgeous flower and layout - Im sorry you missed the deadline but this sure is a gorgeous card!

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  2. Your card is great! Love that flower, and the texture on the leaves. I think your card matches the requirements for the next Cricut Cardz Challenge, too.

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  3. I love the colors! This is a happy card your mom will love. You should enter your card over at Hand Stamped Sentiments. We're having a Mother's day challenge. Hope to see you there.

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  4. Laurie, Such a fun, vibrant card. Any mother would love receiving this as it would surly brighten their day. So glad you joined us at Hand Stamped Sentiments this week.

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  5. Laurie, this is a great card and I'm glad you incorporated stamping into the mix. Just love the bright colors.

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  6. Oh Laurie, this is absolutely stunning!!!

    Congrats on the E2!!!

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  7. Beautiful card! I love the colors and papers you used.


    ~Cheryl~

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  8. Pretty card - I love how the colors pop!

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  9. Love your bright bold colors! Thanks for joining us this week at Hand Stamped Sentiments. Hope you continue to play with us.

    Robbie

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  10. What a happy, colorful card! Great job! Love your blog...there is so much to see!! Thank you for hiding in your craft room and producting such beautiful projects!

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  11. So bright and happy, Laurie! Great color combo and I love how all of the fun patterns work perfectly together! Thanks for playing along at Hand Stamped Sentiments this week! :)

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  12. Beautiful Cricut work Laurie! You simply amaze me with it!!! Love the patterns and colors...perfect for Mother's Day!

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  13. Fun card! The colours are so bright and zingy.

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  14. Beautiful card. I love all the pretty colors.

    Smiles Sehr
    ShersL84bed@aol.com

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