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Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Mother's Day Blog Hop -- Day 3!! All about Mom Layout, Walk in my Garden, MPS Challenge #4

Welcome back to Day THREE of the Mother's Day Blog Hop!!  If you've arrived from Carlene's blog, then you have reached the final destination for the hop today!!  If you're one of my fabulous followers hopping directly here or reading this in an email update, then you'll definitely want to CLICK HERE and start at the beginning of the hop to see all the wonderful ways some of my crafty friends are celebrating moms...  
My project for today is this layout made with my Super-Mom in mind...  As I mentioned yesterday, she has an absolutely beautiful garden...  These flowers make me think of some of the flowers I might see in her garden.

I hadn't planned on posting a project for the Mother's Day Hop today, but I was trying to finish the challenges over at My Pink Stamper...  And Challenge #4 was to create a project with a Mother's Day theme.  Additionally, over at Cooking With Cricut they are having Challenge #28 '3 Flowers and Purple - With Mother's Day in mind', at More Than Favors the Wacky Wednesday Challenge #37 is to make a project with a Mother's Day Theme, and the Paper Cutz Challenge #90 is to create a project Mother's Day using any colors...  What perfect challenges for my post today!! :)
I love these daisy flowers found on the Walk in my Garden Cricut Cartridge...  With a little big of dimension and some bling in the center (those gems are actually clear, not sure why they kept coming out golden in the pictures -- guess they were reflecting too much light), the daisies can be so versatile.  I also used the 'boxy' five petal blossom as filler under the daisies...
The 'MOM' was cut using both the base and shadow features on the DonJuan Cricut Cartridge...  This is such a wonderful cartridge -- If you haven't added this one to your collection, you really might want to consider it -- I've fallen in love with the 'stitched' feature that I showed you in Day 1's Mother's Day Blog Hop post...
Can you believe I had that great big piece of decorative paper in my scrap stash???  It had about a half inch trimmed from one side of it, so I couldn't use it as the base of my page...  But it was perfect for the decorative frame!!  I love how wonderfully it coordinates with the purple flowers (cut from the scraps leftover after my Celebrate The Occasion Wedding layout!)...  You might also recognize that fabulous crinkle ribbon sent by my new friend, Kate at Small Bits of Paper...  The ribbon is from My Craft Spot, and I will definitely be adding some more of this to my collection -- I love it!! :)
There's ONE more day of celebrating moms in this Mother's Day Blog Hop -- I hope you'll join me tomorrow for my final project made especially for Mom!!  :)

In the meantime, remember to comment on this post for a chance in my Mother's Day Blog Hop Candy!!  :)
There's still time to join in on the fun from Day 1 and Day 2 of the hop...  For maximum chances in the Blog Candy giveaways, you'll want to see all of the posts...  For Day 1 of the hop (as well as the entire line-up and the details and bonus entries for the Candy), please CLICK HERE!!
For Day 2 of the hop (and more chances to win the Candy), please CLICK HERE!!

Until next time,

17 comments:

craftaholic said...

You are a very Talented and creative Lady!! I am loving your Projects so!! TFS!!!

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Sentimental Scrapper said...

Such a pretty layout! Love how you used the ribbon and the lacy border punch!

Kimberly
My Craft Spot

mamawcindy said...

Oh,I just Love this!!! My favorite color is Purple. I'm going to have to check out that Cartridge. Thanks for Sharing all of your beautiful creations. :0)
cindymarshall63@hotmail dot com

Lillian Child said...

What a gorgeous layout design, and those flower creations are so very lovely!

thekolbes said...

So elegant, love it. Thanks for sharing
Trish
krazykcrafters at msn dot com

Jean said...

Great layout. Thanks for playing along with us at Cooking with Cricut.

Lisa R. said...

Lovely LO. Purple is the best! Great job with the flowers. She'll love it. TFS joy4umetoo at hotmail dot com

Sarah Whitton said...

Hey, l'm #6 on the cooking with cricut challenge, just wanted to say this is a beautiful layout! Really pretty =)

www.scrappingsarah.blogspot.com

Linda Dale said...

Beautiful card, great job.

Debc06 said...

Love the colors and the flowers you used. TFS
Debbie
debbie_craine at hot mail dot com

Juliana T said...

beautiful project. I have the walk in my garden cartridge and will definitely have to make some of those daisies. Yours are wonderful.

jonder@frontier.com

http://julianaspapercrafts.blogspot.com/

Sarah Whitton said...

Hello Amy =)

Thank hyou very much, l will head over there now and enter! Thats so nice of you =) I'm new to challenge blogs, l used to make layouts just at my own pace at my own time, but this is a great way to give yourself a boost!!

Your more than welcome, you have a beautiful layout there!! I'll 'follow' you as well, just need to find the button to!!

Sarah =) @ scrappingsarah.blogspot.com

kathlee said...

All of your projects are so stinkin sweet I can't stand it! You are so creative and talented!
TFS!
Kathie
Kathlee154atgmaildotcom
http://kathleessnippitsncricuts.blogspot.com

Paper Panther and Rayna said...

This is a beautiful LO! Good job :) I love getting inspiration from your awesome projects -Paper Panther

girlia said...

Amy as always your LO's are amazing.

Melin said...

Beautiful layout! I love your color choices and composition! Thank you for sharing with us at CookingWithCricut.com. I am your newest follower and looking forward to more great stuff!

-Melin
CookingWithCricut.com
PaperCraftingWorld.Blogspot.com

My 3 E Scrapbooking said...

Yay Amy!!! I saw this won last week at Cooking with Cricut (yes I am still behind :)!! It is gorgeous! I love the Purple and the Bling on the flowers! Nice work!

 
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