Monday, 9 May 2011

Mother's Day Card

Hi everyone!
Since everybody seems to have celebrated Mother's Day, I thought I should make a Mother's Day card although our equivalent feast here in Romania would be "Woman's Day" and that was on the 8th of March. Still, a card for mother is always welcome and I really wanted to ink up my Tilda with straw hat stamp which was the first one I fell in love with from the new collection before loving them First I thought I should make a scene with lots of flowers but realized I wanted something simple and cute. Hope you like it:

Stamp: Magnolia- Tilda with straw hat
Coloring medium: Promarkers
DP: Echo Park - For the Record- digital from Jessica Sprague
Embellishments: flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts, lace from stash, ribbon from The Ribbon Girl, pearls and charm from Bunny Zoe, stickles
Dies: Magnolia Doohikey flower die (border), Marianne Design forest branch, Martha Stewart butterfly, oval Sizzix die
Sentiment: freebie from here

Challenges for my card:
Just Magnolia- Anything goes with the option of stitching
Card Cupids - Flowers
Dream Valley Challenges -  Flowers
Let's Ink It Up -  Embellish it.
Sentimental Sundaysmust include a Sentiment - Anything goes
Fairy Tale - - Challenge #14: Mother's Day.
Paper Cutz - Challenge #90: Mother's Day.
Aud Sentiments Challenge  Happy Mother's Day
Craft Us Crazy -  Mother's Day and/or flowers.
Delightful Challenges -Mother's Day or someone special.
Paper Play - Show us your style (your favourite style).
Southern Girls -  Let's hear it for the girls.
For Fun Challenges -  Mother's Day or lots of flowers
Creative Stamp Friends -  Mother's Day
Incy Wincy Designs - Mother's Day/Girlie
Kaboodle Doodles - Lots of Layers
Nettie G's Digital Gems -Every day is Mother's Day
The Ribbon Reel - Use one or more from: Red, blue, yellow and Green

Wish you all a great week and Happy Mother's Day!



angel4031 said...

Oh WOW I love everything abou this, the bow, the flowers, the way you have used the Magnolia flowers to back the image - just utterly gorgeous! xx

Suzi said...

A stunning card Julia, I love the papers, layout, the use of those doohickey doily flower dies. You colouring is fantastic. Your Mum with love this gorgeous creation.
Suzi x

Mascha van Dijk Zimmerman said...

Wahta great card, your fowers frame in unique, and the colors are so warm, totally love it, bye Mascha

Chrissy said...

Absolutely gorgeous...the colours and details..papers and your colouring of all just beautiful.

paola said...

Stunning Iulia, your wwork is always of the highest standard and your coloring fabulous, love how you layered the butterfly behind your sentiment and all those layers just make for a fabulous card. BEAUTIFUL!

Sharon Keanly said...

Oh my goodness me, this is absolutely beautiful Iulia. Just love how you've arranged all those flowers and the dies behind your image too. Superb colouring and layout. What a super sentiment and charm. Wishing you a fabulous crafting week, hugs Sharon xx

Karen's Fun Blog said...

Wow! THis is great! I love all the colors! : )

Margo said...

Such a lovely card !
I like the flowers and the butterfly !

Linda said...

Wow absolutely stunning!!! I love everything about this card!!! You did an excellent job as a;ways!!!!
Way to go Julia!!!!!

Kelly Neis said...

Gorgeous, simple?, it is well coordinated and everything flows perfectly. The colors are rich and I love what you did with the butterfly wings. Your cards are always joyful and never dreary. I love peeking over at your blog to see what is next.

Dena said...

So very pretty!!! Love how you did the frame around Tilda with the doohickey and love the assortment of flower colors you used. Such a pretty bouquet!!!
Hugs, Dena

heidy said...

Oh wow Lulia,this is simply gorgeous,your colouring is awesome!!
Hugs Heidy

Barb Hardeman said...

This card is just stunning Iulia! I love the bright colors, beautiufully place so that they don't fight with each other. Your embellishments everywhere are gorgeous! Stunning, just simply stunning!

Sandy said...

This is my favorite color combo Iulia. Every time I see someone make a card using these colors I go wow. Your cards are always wowable!!!! Your design work is outstanding - the flower arrangment is stunning - the colors and placement of color delicious and your coloring is out of this world good!!!! You are one major talent my friend.
XO Sandy

Anonymous said...

So adorable, I love it! The colors are so cheery and your coloring is gorgeous! The flowers are so pretty. Great idea to use the Doohickey dies for the border!

Sharon Caudle said...

Oh Iulia!! What a gorgeous card!!!! Your coloring is stunning and I love the colors and all your amazing details!! Absolutely beautiful!!!!
Hugs, Sharon

Myrna said...

LOVE how you used the flower die to make a border around Tilda! Beautiful rich colors! Wonderful card.

♥♥RubyM:)♥♥ said...

Ok hun am I spelling you rname worng lol!??

Is it lulia or Iulia with an L or I LOL!!???

I just realised that i think i got the first letter wrong LOL!!

Anyhow hun your cards are just color galore wow! You did an amasing job with the promarkers and the flower bouquette is freakin grogeus!

So many pretty flowers! Thanks for sharing your awsome beautiful card hun,Ruby♥

Christina C. said...

Hi Iulia! Aren't you the creative one....totally adore that flower border!!!!! Tilda is colored magnificently and your details are fabulous....always a pleasure to stop by and see your works of art and heart!!!! Soooo inspirational!

Rene said...

I LOOOOOOVE it! So bright and cheery! So many pretty pretty details and Tilda looks awesome :D
Rene :D

Bianca said...

So lovely! Fab coloration! Thank you for joining us at Fairy Tale Challenge! xx Bianca

Jean said...

Such a Beautiful card Iulia.. the colors are so bright and colorful. Love Tilda and the cheerful colors you did her in, yes she is a favorite, my oh my, love her layout and all the flowers and details you put on the card.. So gorgeous.. and yes I also love "Womans Day" sounds like a great day too.. For those women who never had children for one reason or another.. a great thing to think of... But a great card.
Hugs, Jean

mudmaven said...

WOW - this is a total stunner. I absolutely love everything about this card - everything! Thanks for joining us for our Anything Goes! challenge on Sentimental Sundays. ~chris

Vaktmästarn said...

Marvelous card! Just love it!

Outi x

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous Iulia! adorably colored and love how you used the doily flower and just a striking card!

Anonymous said...

Fabulous card, love the bold colours and great use of the doohickey dies!
Helen x

Welkom bij Happy Stamper said...

oooooh she is soooo cute.

love you´re card.


Tracey said...

Wow, this is beautiful Julia - I love everything about it!
Thanks for sharing it with Sentimental Sundays & Good Luck :)


Chris said...

Oh Julia, I just want to reach out and touch this masterpiece! I love the beautiful colors so much. Your card is so rich with details - the two types of stitching, the die cuts, the layering. There is just so much beauty in your card. Thank you for sharing it.


Marianne said...

This is a gorgeous card! How you made that border round your image, Fantastic. I love how you use always bright colors. That red bow is so beautiful with this all.
Love your bling on the image and the flowers.
Hugs Marianne

Scrappin Chris said...

WOW you made more then a made a work of art. So lovely. Thanks for taking part in NettieG's Digital Gems, Every day is Mother's Day challenge.

Lead Designer

mudmaven said...

I know I've told you this already, but I love this card and it fits our KD challenge too! Thanks so much for joining us for our Lots of Layers challenge on Kaboodle Doodles. ~chris

Pauline said...

A stunning crd, such a lovely image beautifully coloured. Love the decorative frame and the lovely flowers, so pretty. Thanks for joining us at The Ribbon Reel this week!

Keilly said...

Wow, such a beautiful card, I love your colouring! Thanks for joining us at The Ribbon Reel this week!

xxxtglxxx said...

Hi Iulia :)

Thanks so much for your recent visit and lovely words on my blog - its good to catch up sometimes :)

Love your Tilda (I like this style a lot) and your card looks amazing.

I love how you combine such vibrant colours in such a beautiful way. Her gold shoes look terrific, and I love how you have used magnolia flower dies for the frame (?) Brilliant! :)



Cricket said...

Wow, this is stunning!

**Farrah** said...

Wow I'm in love with this card, it's perfect!
Thanks for playing at Kaboodle Doodles and good luck!

Cami said...

BEAUTIFUL card Iulia! I love the bright, cheerful colors you have used. The DPs and all the embellies are so pretty, and of course your coloring is gorgeous as always. I love all of your creations! Have a wonderful week.
Hugs, Cami

Audrey said...

Wow! Stunning! I love teh bright colors. Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments.

Angela said...

This is very beautiful Iulia! Your work is brilliant. Love the bright colors and arrangement of flowers! The die cuts around Tilda is wonderful! Amazing attention to all the details! Wonderful work sweetie! hugs, Angela

Donna said...

Gorgeous card, Julia! Love your coloring on Tilda and your flower embellishments are lovely! Thanks for joining us at Delightful Challenges.

debby4000 said...

Love your gorgeous sweet card Iulia.

cabio's craft corner said...

Wowzer Iulia, your card is stunning. Love the bright and rich coloring and those attention to details are wonderful :o)

Only By His Grace said...

Hi Iulia!
Share genious! Bright and gorgeous.
I think this card would brighten up anyones day. I love the style and especially love your coloring.
Hugs Maz

Bastelmichaela said...

oh this is so so pretty ~ love the colours you have used!!
thanks for joining us on CREATIVE STAMP FRIENDS!!

Lisette Morris said...

This is stunning!! I don't where to start...I love how you used the flowers as a frame. The colors are bright and beautiful along with your coloring. LOVE it!!

Zuzana Obert said...

Sooo pretty and sweet! I love the image together with the gorgeous ribbon and the flowers. Adorable! Thanks for sharing with us at The Ribbon Reel challenge.

Zuzana x x

Tammy Miller said...

Wow this is wonderful! Thanks so much for Joining our Mother's Day challenge over at Aud Sentiments! Good luck I hope you will join us again!

Nina said...

Ohlala, this is totally stunning!! Love EVERYTHING about it ♥

Thank you for joining Creative Stamp Friends this time :)
HUgs, Nina.

Elly P said...

Just found your blog, and I adore your cards....truly beautiful.

Elly P
x x

Dobra said...

Cute stamp, and so beautifully painted
All work is beautiful
I like it very

maxine said...

wow this is stunning thanks for visiting my blog hugs maxine x

Norma said...

Iulia, fabulous card. I really have to put this Tilda on my next order. She is simple adorable. Or most likely your awesome colouring made her more so. Love the colours on this card--your DP's are gorgeous. Beautiful lace and I like the stitchings--I don't do enough of those. Love your flower arrangement--divine.


PS. You're a double winner at the 7 Kids College Fund. Congrats!

Carole of Brum said...

Gorgeous card, that beautiful red bow and the bright blue complement each other so well. Thanks for joining in with us at Dream Valley Challenges. CoB

~Jeri~ said...

Gorgeous card! Love the colors and flowers...absolutely beautiful!!!

Thanks for joining us at Craft Us Crazy and hope to see you joining us again!

~Etoile~ said...

OMG, totally gorgeous!!!

Deb Mitchell said...

Ohhhh wow!!!! I love your card, it is gorgeous Hun! Thanks heaps for playing along with us at SGC Blog & hope to see you again

Hugz, Deb

Hannapanna said...

This is so beautiful. Thanks for joining the Mother's Day Challenge over at Fairytale Challenges. Hugs, Hanna

Cammy said...

Wow! Gorgeous card --Love the bouquet of flowers! Thanks for playing along with us at Kaboodle Doodles!

charlene said...

Just beautiful love the color combo...your coloring is so pretty

Jen Leeflang said...

I love your sweet card - any mother would be so happy to receive such a beauty! Thanks for joining us at Nettie G's!

Hestia's Helper said...

The Monthly Challenge at the Latte Lounge is "Cards for Mom and Other Special Women in Our Lives". We would LOVE for you to join us and enter your card in our challenge! We're having a drawing at the end of the month for all KINDS of great prizes!!
If you're not already a member, we'd LOVE for you to join us!!

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