Sunday, 22 March 2009

Crafty Pad Challenge Wk 14/Happy Mothers Day

Good morning ladies, i trust you are having the best Mothers Day ever. Im pre-scheduling this post, so will update you on mine later.

Can not believe its week 14 at the Crafty Pad Challenge already. This week the theme is a card for someone else in your life who is special other than your mum.

I decided not to name anyone, but made a special love card. I have someone in mind to send it to, but will be keeping it a secret incase she reads my blog!


This lovely bear stamp is suitable for a new born card too. Im going to make one of those this week. The hearts are a cuttlebug die cut and again flowers are prima. The gorgeous papers are from SU sent to me by Katrina. Thank you hunny.


This is my favourite Martha Stewart punch. Now available in the UK through Personal Impressions distributors.





Leanne Ellis Card

I love this Leanne Ellis Image, i have used some free papers from the Making Cards magazine and a bit of silver miri card.

Ribbon is from my own stash, double faced satin. The flower is the retro whate of a punch with a jewellery bead cap centre ands atin rose bud.

The hearts have been glazed to give a 3d appearance, not sure you can see from this photo. Also stickles on the flower.

56 comments:

Moni said...

Gorgeous cards, love them! Hugs, moni

CraftyC said...

Both gorgeous card Linda, I do hope you have a lovely Mothers Day!
Clairex

Allison said...

two adorable cards, love the colours
Have a wonderful Mother's Day
AllisonX

Sue said...

Morning Linda, you have created 2 more very gorgeous and stunning as always.
Hope you have a fabulous mothers day with your family:)

sue
xx

Riet said...

wowww Linda,what a beautiful cards ,l love them colours.

hugs Riet.xxx

Mada said...

Wonderful cards both!
The bear is such a cutie and you've worked wonders with that border punch - great job! :)

The Leanne Ellis card is so very sweet and girly. I love how you did the big punched flower, it's awesome.

Many hugs,
Mada

Denise said...

Goregous cards you got there. Have a wonderful mother's day.Denise x

cats whiskers said...

Happy Mothers day dear, hope you have a good one, love both of these cards that teddy is just gorgeous and the SN is perfect in everyway and those papers are lush
Hugs Jacqui x

ella bella said...

two fabulous cards, love them both but especially love the second one the stamp and the papers look fab.
hope you have a lovely day
Tracy x

Donna said...

Morning Linda, Happy Mother's Day, I hope the family take good care of you today and spoil you rotten :) both of your cards are beautiful, I love the little bear he is soooo sweet and the little hearts and flowers are the perfect embellies. Beautiful papers on the Leanne Ellis card and the flower is gorgeous as well as the papers, have a lovely day Linda :) Donna x

Donalda said...

Oh hon these cards are just beautiful. Such gorgeous detail to them dear and love the papers you used. Have a wonderful Mother's Day Hugs dear

Sue said...

Gorgeous card luv them both, something on my blog for you, sue.x

Spyder said...

Thank you for finding my (tiny)Blog and commenting on my "Owl"! You have a great blog and some gorgeous cards, I'm still learning, so will be back often!!
((Lyn))

SemSee said...

These cards are just gorgeous, hun! The bear is too cute, and the Leanne Ellis image is coloured perfectly. They are FAB!
Have a great day.
Hugs, Sem x

Macpurp said...

these are beautiful!
i love the flower you have used to make the flower!!
have a lovely day
love tina xx

Natalie said...

Beautiful cards Linda, I hope you are having a lovely Mothers Day. x

Heather said...

Both cards are amazing! I love your colors and I love the flower on the second.
I hope you had a wonderful mothers day!

bubblegum said...

Hi Linda thank you for making such a gorgeous card for the crafty pad.....you have coloured him beautifully and the papers are perfect..love the punched border too. :)

The other card is fab too - great image. :)

Happy Mothers Day

xxDebbie The Crafty Pad

Carole said...

Really gorgeous cards Linda, love the border detail on the first one and the second one is so beautiful...wonderful colouring. Have a happy mother's day.
Hugs
Carole x

kay said...

gorgeous cards,have a great mothers day
kayx

Valems said...

Gorgeous cards! I love the images.
Hugs, Vanja

Jo said...

Two fantastic cards! Just love the images you've used x

Scrapmumur said...

OH...Linda your card s are marvelous!!!!
Lovely colours and details.
Your image are adorable.
Have a nice sunday.
Hugs, Mumur

Rleen said...

Linda, your cards are gorgeous! I love those cute images.

HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY! Enjoy and have fun!

Hugs,
Arlene

Nannieflash said...

Hi Linda, Your cards are gorgous, I absolutely love them both. I want to let you know that Ive left you something on my blogspot as a very special thank you for your support. with love Shirleyx

Tracey said...

Gorgeous cards Linda!! xx

Cheryl Walker said...

Awww I love your teddy card, its darling, both cards turned out Beautiful!!! Im glad you were able to get the martha stewart punches now. That is
Awesome!!!! I know you will enjoy them, I love using her punches, and just bought another with circles in it, its a border punch too. Anyways I hope you are having fun with all your new goodies that you just picked up :) I know I need to get busy, crafting, I only got to do 2 cards yesterday. So hopefully today I can get a few more done. Have a wonderful day, and I will talk to you soon!!!

Hugs,
Cheryl

Denise said...

Love these adorable cards. So precious, and LOVE the pink!! You always inspire me with all your beauriful cards & love those images. Wish I lived next door to you!!

Lyndsey Marie said...

Hi Linda,
Gorgeous cards as always. Love the cute teddy image and the su papers look fab. The SN card is fab and I love how you have put the gloss on the hearts, the flower looks amazing. Hops you had a lovley mothers day.
Lyndsey xx

Suzanne said...

Oh Linda two fabulous cards,hope you are having a good day. Sue :o)

Maria said...

Hey Linda. . oh, gosh that bear is too cute. Such a pretty card. Your second card is adorable too. I've seen that image and wanted to get it. . .but I have so many uninked stamps right now. . .I have to retrain myself! LOL!

Beautiful job with your coloring. . .your cards are gorgeous!!

Happy Mother's Day!!

maria

Kim Piggott said...

Wow Linda your cards sure are stunning!
Such beautiful images and wonderful detail!
Love those papers and your designs are so fabulous!
Happy Mothers Day!
hugs
kim x

Bunny-Zoe's Blog said...

Two fabulous cards Linda, the little bear is just so cute, I hope you had a wonderful day, Big Hugs, Nikki x

JoanOttevanger said...

Hi Linda,How are you have you had a nice mothersday? I love your cards there are beatiful.For my mothersday I must wait until may,but I have a little trip to england next weekend yahoo!!!!

my5bratz said...

gorgeous cards, both of them :0)

my5bratz said...

oops...forgot to say happy mothers day (it's not until May here in Australia ;0)

Steph said...

Wow - you make such lovely & pretty cards! & that special friend is going to be delighted :) xxx

Love to Doodle! said...

Both adorable Linda...your added details are always amazing and I love the colour schemes...fab cards! xx

TaraG said...

Two stunning cards, Linda! I love that sweet bear though...think he is my fave, smile!
Hope you had a fabulous Mother's day, hun!
Hugs,t

Donna said...

Two absolute beauties Linda, I have recently bought one of the leanne Ellis stamps and i love it. I've had a lovely mothers day, I'll catch up with you by e mail tomorrow. Hugs Donna x

Deb said...

such beautiful cards, I love the sweet teddy!
Hope you had a fabulous Mother's Day! hugs Debx

Jamee said...

your cards are so cute!!!

Marcea said...

I am losing my marbles cos I thought I had left a comment already .... I am bonkers I tell you!!! Love both of these hunnym stunning!! Hope you have had a great day - you super mum!!!
Catch up soon
-x-

Maria Matter said...

Hi Linda!
Hope you had a wonderful Mother's Day weekend!
Beautiful cards! Such a sweet bear and I love that flower on the Ellis card!
Great coloring on both!!!
take care
Blessings, Maria

6 wacky women said...

Gorgeous cards, Linda.
Love the soft and delicate colors of the little bear card. The leanne ellis card is awesome, beautiful papers too.

Karen x

Andrea, said...

Beautiful cards Linda, I love the papers you have used and the little bear is so cute. I hope you had a wonderful Mother's Day

Rach said...

these are beautiful Linda,
hope that you had a lovely mothers day hun,
please don't ever apologise for not visiting or commenting on my blog hun, i know how busy life is and am myself cutting down my blogging time too as it just seems to be taking over.. so i know where your coming from...
big hugs rachxx

Karin said...

Hi Hun,

hope you had a great mothersday.
love your cards.
Great images and beautifull papers.

Hugs and have a nice day,
xoxo Karin

Chooks said...

Two beautiful cards, especially the colours you have used and the little bear is a cutie xx

Cazzy said...

Lovely cards, and I love these stamps but they are a tad expensive to buy the whole sheet or two.

Maybe I should buy some individual stamps!

Cazzy x

Angel's Delight's said...

Once again all just beautiful, and blimey you have been busy, since i last popped by...
Hugs Angel

Crafting Joanne said...

Both gorgeous cards hun. The flower on the Leanne Ellis card is so pretty, love it.

Joanne x

Jill said...

wow Linda they are stunning I love the leanne ellis one, so beautiful hugs Jill xx

Tasha said...

Oh both of these are simply stunning i adore the colours of both and the layouts - you are super talented my friend
love tasha xx

Michelle said...

What fantastic coloring and such a cool image! Your card is absolutely wonderfuL!!

Annie said...

Hi LInda! your cards are both so pretty with those papers and the cute images. lovely colouring. hugs, annie x

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