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Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Playin' in the Rain

This is my second post today. I never post post twice!!! I feel like I lost my creative mojo the last couple of weeks. I have been busy with family things and my daughter has now decided that she likes papercrafting sort of, she is creating a journal for her poems using one of the Simple Stories albums because she wants to embellish the poems and the first journal was  too small and the pages were to thin to stamp on. This is her first attempt at any kind of papercrafting so she is trying to learn how to use all the tools I have. She is also going crazy buying stamps, DP, flowers, ribbon and lots of bling/pearls. We definitely have different tastes so there isn't too much I have to share with her except my knowledge and my time crafting with her.

I am now finally feeling like I want to color and finish the cards I was stuck on, they finally look like they have come together like I envisioned them to be. I am so happy to feel creative again!

What do you think of my raindrops? I have had them for about 3 years but could never bring myself to use them until I made the right card for them. The picture doesn't do them justice, their sparkle is so delicate and pretty. I am so happy to feel creative again!

Here are some fabulous challenges that fit my card

Aud Sentiments Challenge #52-Spring/Summer colours
Card Makin' Mamas Challenge-Getting Girlie
Cardmadfairy's Digi Day Challenge-April Showers
Creative Card Crew Challenge #9-Ribbon
Digi Doodle Shop's Best Challenge #104-April Showers
House of Gilli Challenge-Pretty ribbon and Sparkle
Oozak Challenge #1-Anything Goes
Pile It On Challenge #17-Sparkle and Shine
Raise the Bar Challenge #101-Cloudy Skies
The Ribbon Carousel Challenge #RCC50-Anything Goes with There She Goes
Saturated Canary Challenge #15-April Showers
Stamp and Create April Challenge-Spring
Stampin' For The Weekend Challenge #8-Sparkle and Shine
Stampin' Sisters in Christ Challenge #136-Use soft pastels
The Crafty Pad Challenge #167-Live on the Edge
The Crazy Challenge CCH #116-Feminine/Girly
Tuesday Throwdown Challenge #95-Use some sparkle
Use It Tuesday Challenge #30-April Showers, my hoarded item is these pretty jewel raindrops

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

Thank you 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




18 comments:

Stampalicious said...

gorgeous colours, very cute card, thank you for joining our challenge at Digi Doodle Shop this week, hugs , martina

Catherine said...

This is gorgeous, love the colours and the fab umbrella paper....

cotnob said...

Such a pretty card Mary, beautifully embellished.
Thank you for joining us at The Crafty Pad.
Pauline
x

Dawn said...

Love it Mary! Great embellishments! Love that paper too!
Thanks for playing at The Crafty Pad in our Live on The Edge Challenge!
Good Luck
Hugs
Dawn xx

Mel said...

So beautiful, love the colors and details. Thank you for joining us at Oozak's first challenge :)

Gillian said...

Love the colours and the fabulous die cut. Thanks for joining in with the Cardmadfairy this time. Hope to see you again . Hugs Gillian.

Carol said...

This is gorgeous Mary, I lov eyour colours. Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments this time. Carol DT x

Julie said...

Love this fun card and all the elements you put on it! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Raise the Bar!

aqualeiga said...

Hi Mary,
I'd like to officially welcome back your mojo!!! This card is just beautiful, and I LOVE that die cut in the corner, mmmmmmmmmmm! so pleased to see you 'livin on the edge' and joining our challenge at THE CRAFTY PAD this week!
Hugs, Ali x

Payne Holler Cards said...

Welcome mojo! This is beautiful!
So glad you joined us at the Digi Doodle Sop Challenge (-;

Tess Davis said...

Wow your card rocks! Awesome job coloring and I LOVE that umbrella DP!! Thanks for USING it with us at Use it Tuesday!!!

Diane said...

Such a pretty card Mary !! The colours are just fab !! Thanks for joining us this week at The Crafty Pad !!

hugs Diane xx

~*Joni said...

Mary what a beautiful card! I just love your color palette, and the beautiful coloring on this Saturated Canary image too. Thank you so much for playing along in our cloud challenge at Raise The Bar!
~*Joni RTB DT

Samantha said...

Fabulous love the colours so bright and cheery! Thanks for Joining us on the Pile It On challenge this time, see you soon! hugs Samantha :0)

Margaret said...

A very pretty card. The raindrops are lovely :o)

Thanks for joining us at the Creative Card Crew for our ribbon challenge

Margaret DT

Sara said...

So cute and fun! thanks for playing along with CMM!

Mummylade said...

What a wonderful creation! Thank you so much for entering our challenge at Stampin for the Weekend and good luck!

Yone said...

Great coloring and embelishments. Tks for playing along with us at House of GILLI Ribbon and Sparkle Challenge. Hugs,Yone