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Sunday, May 13, 2012


Happy Mother’s Day to all!  Wishing all you Mothers out there a very special day and hoping you get to spend it with someone you love.  I have had a nice, low key Mother’s Day – just me, my oldest daughter and the dogs most of the day.  Hubby took the 3 younger kids out for most of the day.  Tonight my parents will be here to watch all the kids (and dogs, who are also my kidsSmile) so that hubby and I can go to dinner and not have to worry about cooking and dishes.  WOOT!!

So, I would like to share the actual card I am giving to my mother today – I made some other Mother’s Day cards the past couple weeks, but I decided on this one for my mom.  I have used this adorable image of Michu and his mom from SOFTPENCIL STUDIOS.  I have colored this adorable image with Copics and cut using Nesties.  I followed an old sketch from Sketches by Carly.  I sued papers from Echo Park and used Nesties and Lifestyle Crafts die for cuts.  Bazzill CS, pearls from Prima, lace from JoAnn and sentiment from Taylored Expressions.  I sure hope you like it!!

Additional Challenges:
CRAFT A SCENE – May flowers and include a scene
OPUS GLUEI – beyond the garden gate
STAMPIN’ SISTERS IN CHRIST – animal, bird or bug
THE SQUIRREL AND THE FOX – one for the girls
2 SISTERS – make it girly
COLOR ME CREATIVE COPIC CHALLENGE – anything goes (plus Copics)
CRAFT YOUR DAYS AWAY – all creatures great and small
THE SECRET CRAFTER – I love you mom


downrightcrafty said...

totally gorgeous thank you so much for joining us for our I love you Mom! challenge at the Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge
Hugs Kate xx

Susan Flynn said...

Fab Mother's Day card Audrey! Its so colourful and happy what a fab use of DP s I bet your mum loved it!! x

Maryann said...

Such a wonderful card Audrey, I´m sure your mum will love it too. And hope you had a wonderful mothers day yourself too and was treated like the queen you deserve.

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Fab creation, love the layout & colours!

Thank you for sharing with us at Platypus Creek this week, good luck!
Hugs Shell xx

happyglitzygirl said...

A very happy and colourful card, thanks for playing with us at the Squirrel and the Fox, blessings Hilde

Gaynor said...

Lovely LO on your card and a sweet image, thanks for joining our challenge at CYDA, hope to see you again soon, Gaynor DT xx

NancyD said...

Hi Audrey! Thanks for joining us over at Craft a Scene with your very cute card. NancyD

Glimpses of My Heart said...


What a great card! I lvoe the way you colored hte animals. Their fur has such texture! Nice job! Thanks for joining us this week at Stampin' Sisters in Christ.

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is so adorable Audrey. Thank you for joining us at Craft Your Day's Away this time and good luck.


Olivia said...

Such a cute card! Thanks so much for joining us at 2 Sisters Challenge.


Berit Synnøve said...

Love your colorful card. And I really like your layout.
Thanks for joining Craft Your Days Away.
Hugs Berit

Ruthie Lopez said...

So cute!! Thanks for participating at Platypus Creek Digitals - Challenge # 6- Flowers.
Ruthie ~DT

TRACEY O said...

Cute card, lovely bright colours. Thanks for joining us at Platypus Creek Digitals.

Rosemary said...

This is delightful; happy, bright, and sweet. The coloring is terrific and the way you used the embellishments sets it off to perfection! I'll bet it was a hit with your mom!

Glad you had an enjoyable and low key Mother's day!

Thank you so much for sharing your creativity with us at Opus Gluei, I hope you enjoyed the challenge!

Danie May said...

Audrey this is such an adorable image and I just love the beautiful and bright colours. Thanks so much for joining us at Platypus Creek Digitals.
Danie - PCD DT

Kianel said...

Super cute card!
Thanks for playing along at Creative Inspirations challenge!
Love, Kianel.

Suzanne said...

very cute thank you for joining us at cmc this week

Deanna said...

Cute card and great colors!