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Monday, March 21, 2011

Mother's Day Tulips

There are several Challenges this week to make a Mother's Day Card. Evidently, It's soon Mother's Day in the UK. Or, maybe it was this weekend, not sure.
Anyway, I had this great Tulip Bouque Digi from Fred She Said and thought I'd play along with some of the Mother's Day challenges. The tulips have some Glitz Glitter Gel on them and the picture with the glitter looks a little wierd. But the tulips are very pretty in real life.

There's a lot of dimension to this card that you really can't see. The whole image was stamped three times, colored with Copic Markers, cut out and layered with foam tape.

The inspiration for the design of this card came from A Spoonful Of Sugar Challenge Blog.

The Sophia Papers, bling, ribbon, glitz glitter gel, Say it in Style Stamp set, & button are all from Close to my Heart.

The Hand Stitching was done with matching Embroidery Floss.

Other Challenge Blogs I submitted my card:
Bearly-Mine - Mother's Day
Clear It Out - Buttons
Creative Card Crew - Show us some green
Anything Goes - Die Cuts
Crafty Creations - Mother's Day
Creative Cottage - Spring Has Sprung
Freshly Brewed - Spots & Dots
Charisma Cardz - To Die For
DelightfulChallenges - Show some green
Digi Doodles - Anything Goes
Paper Play - Embossing
Terrifically Thrilling Thursday - Anything Goes
Crafty Catz - Mother's Day
Paper Cutz - Anything Goes
catered-Crop - Spring  Recipe(used to many to list here)
Res-Q Challenge - Be a Surgeon -  Stitching and Ribbon
Stampin' For The Weekend - Mother's Day
One Stop Craft Challenge - Diamonds are.....
Totally Gorjuss - Button it
Aly's Sunday Challenge - Spring
Card Cupids - Spring
The Crafty Pad - Use a Digi
Linda's Creativity - Die Cuts and Punches
Die Cut Dreams - Mother's Day


Debbie Carriere said...

Nancy, this is absolutely wonderful!!! Love your stitching, the coloring, & all those wonderful layers :) TFS.

Martha said...

wow! this is such an amazing card, your coloring is beautiful ;)
Thanks for playing with Clear It Out

Rachel B said...

Wow, your tulips are beautiful! I love the ribbon, gems, and fabulous button! Thanks for playing along at Clear It Out.

Aunty Sue said...

Lovely card thanks for sharing with Crafty Catz

craftymum said...

Super card. thank you for joining us at TG this week
hugs sarah x
p.s. I have blog candy on offer on my blog!

Amanda said...

I'm from Holland, land of the tulips and so I love it, great colours. Thans for sharing with Shelly.

Anita said...

Stunning card! Thanks for joining us at Delightful Challenges.

aqualeiga said...

Wow! Stunning colours, lovely image, and your stitching is A-M-A-Z-I-N-G!! Thanks so much for sharing with us at THE CRAFTY PAD this week. Hugs, Ali x

Linda McClain said...

Oh my my my! This is absolutely stunning! and then some! Your colors just pop off the page. So many lovely shapes that all go so well together. It's amazing. Thank you for sharing it with us at Catered Crop.

Bella´s Bastelecke said...

It's so cute! What a lovely colours you have used…………… Thanks for joining us at Bearly Mine.....


Melawi said...

Beautiful card and wonderful coloring !!

Linda Therrien said...

I love your cards!! Love the stitching - you don't see that hardly ever. So so beautiful, thank you so much for joining us on Cr4eative Sister Monday challenge.


craftyb said...

Beautiful card - your image is perfecct for Mothers day and your colouring is fabulous! Love the bright cheery style of the card - thank you for joining us at Crafty Creations this week! bx

Patti Ross said...


Thanks for joining us at Creative Sisters Monday Challenge. Make sure you hop over to my blog for another chance at some blog candy!!

Patti Ross
(The other sister)

Mandi said...

Beautiful tulips
Thanks for joining the Creative Cottage this week
mandi x

Denise said...

fabulous! Love the ribbon! Thanks for playing RESQ challenge this week!

Heike said...

Wow, what a wonderful card, thanks so much for joining us at Totally Gorjuss challenge this week.


Christel said...

I must say that I really LOVE your card and the adorable Tulip Bouque Digi you´ve used. Your coloring is just fab! Thanks for joining OSCC this week!

Gemma said...

lovely creation! Thanks for joining in this weeks Die Cuts challenge at Charisma Cardz! Gemma :)

Kathryn said...

lovely stitching and great colours, thanks for joining Anything Goes, K x

Donna said...

Incredibly pretty card and such fab spring colours! Thanks for joining in the fun at TCC this week :) Donna x

~♥~The Navy Wife~♥~ said...

Pretty in pink and WOW on that stitching! I really like your style! Thank you for playing in our Use A Digi Challenge this week at The Crafty Pad. Wishing you luck in the random draw and hope to see you Sunday for a new challenge.

Snoopy said...

Hi, Nancy! I have an award for you over on my blog!!

Snoopy :D

Karen said...

WOW Your card is so beautiful!! I love the rich colours you have used and your tulips are stunning:-) Thanks for playing at Paper Play this week:-)

Shelly's Images said...

Nancy, What a beautiful creation! Thanks so much for sharing your project with us this week at Shelly's Images.

Craftyanny said...

oh wow, gorgeous card, those tulips are coloured perfectly.
Thanks for playing along with Creative Cottage
Anne x

carol said...

this is a beautiful card, thanks for playing along with craftycatz, x carol

Aunty Sue said...

Lovely card and thanks for joining Crafty Catz this week.

Tammy E. said...

Wow, what a beautiful card!

Roxann said...

Wow, Nancy!! Awsome work, gal!

Chris said...

Oh my, this is just beautiful, I love everything about it, the stamp is gorgeous and beautifully colored, all your papers are beautiful too.
Thanks for playing with us at SFTW.

Crafty Chris said...

A beautiful card, Thanks for joining us at DCD.
Chris x

Rachel Hope said...

So pretty! Love the sparkly Tulips!!! Thanks for playing along at Catered Crop!

tiggertastic said...

i love your layering of papers and the image is perfect for mothers day
hope you join us again at Bearly mine - new challenge goes up tomorrow. hugs and Good luck in the challenges, hugs Sarah-Louise My Blog

Designing for:
Crafty Purple Frog , Sweet Pea Stampers ,Bearly Mine Designs and Kenny K

Crafteezee said...

Gorgeous card, love the layout. Thanks for sharing with us at Bearly Mine. Hugs Tracy x