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Tuesday, February 28, 2012

My Best Friend

Hello and Happy Tuesday! I can here Spring here because the birds are chirping right out side in the trees and bushes. Too bad they are forecasting snow for us tomorrow night into Thursday though I believe it when I see it, we have had so many false alarms when it comes to the white stuff around here. I want to give a big thanks to my dear friend Pia. She opened her house to us on Saturday so that all the stamping/scrapping friends myself, Peggy, Michelle and Donna could have a full and fun day of  creating and crafting (Kristen we missed you).

This week for the challenge over at Going Grey with Scrap-Creations is Pop It Up! I love to pop a lot up on my cards with pop dots. It time I decided to try something different, I colored the image multiple times then cut out the pieces, turned them over and used my ball stylus to puff or pop out the shapes of parts of the image. It is fun to do but takes some practice to make it look perfect. It is definitely something I will do again.
I hope you want to come play with us this week, I can't wait to see what you create!

Here are some other challenges that fit my card

Craft Us Crazy Challenge #21-Everyone has favorites, mine are the color blue, ribbon and flowers
2 Sister Challenge #80-Anything Goes
Allsorts Challenge Week #143-It's your Choice
Cooking It Up with Katie Challenge #90-Your 3 Favorite things, the color blue, ribbon and flowers
Crafts and Me Challenge #72-Shades of Spring
Crafty Catz Weekly Challenge #121-Something that begins with B, bow, blue, and bunny
Hanna and Friends Challenge #133-Pearls
Robyn's Fetish Challenge #96-People
Fashionista Friday Challenge #99-Anything Goes
Little Darlings Challenge #18-Pearls
Moving Along with the Times Challenge-Lots of Layers
Paper Crafting Journey Challenge #3-Make It Cute
Penny's Paper Crafty Challenge #73-Anything Goes
The Ribbon Carousel Challenge #42-Anything Goes
Stampin' For The Weekend Challenge #4-Bingo, Flowers, Polka Dots, Die Cuts
The Corrosive Challenge #143-Another Dimension
The Crazy Challenge #108-Anything Goes
The Sisterhood of Crafters Challenge-Use a Digital Stamp
Crop Stop Challenge #59-Is it blooming outside? use at least 3 flowers
The Cutie Pie Challenge-Flower Power

These are all wonderful challenges so be sure to play along with them!

Thank you so much for stopping by today to see what I created. I really appreciate all the wonderful comments that you leave for me to read.

Happy Creating,
Mary

21 comments:

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

ADORABLE and I love the pink/blue/white color combo! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood ‘USING DIGIS’ challenge and please come back again soon!
Darlene
one of the 'Sistahs'
DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS

DesignerDiva said...

WOW Mary, a beautiful image, fabulous colours and a gorgeous card! I love it Hun
Thanks for joining in with Sandra's lots of layers at MAWTT and Good Luck Hugs Laurie x

Mona Eidhammer said...

Thanks for joining us at Crafts and Me this week with this gorgeous creation. Love it. Hugs...Mona

Sue said...

This is gorgeous Mary! what an adorable image and you've coloured her so beautifully! I love the papers and embellishments - The flowers and border with pearls are really pretty and I love the lush bow! it's a really sweet card!
Thanks for joining us at MAWTT and Good Luck in the Challenge!
Hugs Sue xx

Vicki said...

Very pretty! Wonderful color combo and details! Thanks for playing along with our CropStop Challenge Blog.

Pami said...

Gorgeous card, just love the image and the colours are beautiful! Thanks for sharing with us at MAWTT this week, hope to see you again soon. Pami x

Calypso's Crafts said...

Oh my what a beauty!!! Love all the beautiful layers, the pearls, flowers and your beautifully colored image!! Thanks for joining us at CropStop this week.

Hugs.
Calypso

NanaConnie said...

Mary, this is so adorable! Fantastic image and coloring, and I love the color palette you chose. What a perfect bow! Thanks so much for entering it in our challenge at Cooking It Up with Katie and good luck in the draw.
NanaConnie DT

Lisa Watson said...

Such an adorable card! Loving the big blue bow! Thanks for joining us at CropStop!

L00py's Craft Creations said...

Very Cleverly done, good luck and thanks for joining in at paper Crafting Journey, xxx

Lou P

Micki said...

OMGosh, adorable and wonderful coloring. Thanks so much for playing along with us in The Sisterhood of Crafters.

Hannelie said...

The pink and blue looks fantastic!
Great card!
Thanks for joining the RF Challenge!
Hannelie

Sheryl said...

Hi Mary!
I'm just checking in with you!
Please e-mail me at
shercauble455@aol.com about your
Fussy and Fancy guest designer spot.
Warmest Hugs, Sheryl

Maria and Simeon said...

I like this card very much! I love the combo between blue and pink. The little girl from the image si very cute! And the bow is just perfect!

Thanks for joining us at 2 Sisters Challenge Blog this week!

Maria&Simeon
http://ms-chabi.blogspot.com/

Bettina L. said...

She looks really lovely. Gotta love your colouring and design with the corners and the flower arrangement and bow. Thanks for playing at Cutie Pie and good luck. Hope to see you back monday for a new challenge. Bettina xx

carol said...

super card for our I Spy challenge this week, thanks for sharing your fab creation with us at CRAFTY CATZ, x carol

Edwina said...

I love your card! It is wonderful! I love the coloring of the image. The flowers, pearls, and other embellishments are so pretty on your card. Thanks for joining us at Robyn's Fetish. Edwina Brown

Mummylade said...

Lovely project!
Thank you for joining us at Allsorts this week and good luck!

Leslie Turner said...

Darling card! Love the pink and blue! Thanks for playing with us in the 2 Sisters Challenge this week!
Leslie, DT
http://leslieturner58.blogspot.com

Ger said...

This is gorgeous! Loving the pinks and blues. Ger x.

Janiel/ janny said...

adorable!!!!!!!! LOVE IT!!! the design and colors are perfect!

thanks for joining us at LD stamps challenge.
hugs..