Sunday, May 13, 2012

Happy Mother's Day!


Happy Mother's Day to all of you who celebrate Mother's Day this month.

I have a card for you today that uses the sweet Best Dressed image! She is too adorable.  I think she would be great for a Mother's Day card.


Card Ingredients:

Inks:  Distress Inks
Paper:  MME - Dolled Up
Tools:  EK Success Leaves Punch
Embellies:  Sweetheart Blossoms, 10mm Open Roses, White Rose Buds and Aqua Curly Rose all from Wild Orchid Crafts.

I cut the small butterflies from the paper and added glitter here and there and sewed all the edges.

If you pick up a copy of the Cardmaking and Papercrafts Magazine you'll see this card and several more this month.  I was super excited to contribute!

I have a few pictures to show you today also.  As some of you know, Alyssa graduated this past weekend so here is a little photo of us right after she graduated.  We are proud parents I tell ya.

This is her cake we bought her! She loved it!

Now for a pic of the flowers the kids got me for Mother's Day!


I love them!!!
Thank you for stopping by my blog.  I know I have been super busy and not posting, but I appreciate those who have visited very much!!!


Hugs, Dena

28 comments:

БаНдИтКа said...

Мои поздравления!
Открытка очаровательная!)

PAC CHARITY CARDS said...

Fabulous card Dena - just love the colours.

Well done to your daughter on her graduation and what a wonderful picture of your all.

Caz

Alberto said...

Hello Dena and OMGodness how wonderful is this card???? love how you've colored this wonderful lily of the valley image and I also love how you've used papers !!! you've done a really reat job with this!

oh, and OMG! you and yours Look wonderful on these pics!!!! love love love all this post! great!

i send you a warm Italian Hug
Alberto

Tags said...

Happy Mother's Day Dena, and congratulations to your daughter, you must be so proud :)

Your card is so gorgeous, I love the papers and the organza ribbon, your colouring is so amazingly flawless, I'm jealous of your skill :P Fabulous!

Tags xx

Iulia said...

Congrats Dena on your daughter's graduation! It must be a wonderful feeling for you as a Mum! Wish her all the best in her future endeavours!
As to your card it is amazing as usual! The colors are so beautiful!!!
Happy Mother's Day sweetie!
Hugs, Iulia

britgirl58 said...

Love it, love it, love it! Every little detail is perfect!
Congratulations to your daughter (or is your younger sister - looks that way in the photo). Gorgeous flowers...you are blessed!

Christina C. said...

What a lovely daughter....Congratulations on her graduation!!! Happy Mother's Day, Dena....the flowers are gorgeous!
Your card is a treasure....love everything about it!!!!! Such a spectacular work of art!!!

sueincanada said...

What a beautiful card. I love everything about it.
Congrats to your daughter. Great photos, you all look so happy.

Sharon said...

A beautiful card Dena and you look far too young to have a daughter that has just graduated from High School I take it? A beautiful looking family. Congrats to her, the world is her oyster right now. hugs Sharon x

Lorraine said...

Congratulations to your daughter and I hope you are enjoying your Mothers Day.
Your card is absolutely stunning. I love the layout and colours.
Lorraine x

Debbie said...

Congratulations!!! you must be so proud... Happy Mother's Day such beautiful flowers for such a beautiful lady both inside and out.

Oh and BTW...Love your card.. but then again you always give me such inspiration!!!

Hugs
Debbie

Linda (Lindyloo) said...

Hi Dena,
You will giggle at me know but I saw your photos and looked at your daughter first and thought it was you. As we say here, she is the spit of you! You don't look alike, she looks exactly like you! just a couple of years younger. Wow. That is a treasure of a photograph of the three of you; you won't ever forget that day will you.
The cake is lovely.
I saw the cards in the mag and knew they were yours instantly. They're all so pretty; but you always produce gorgeous cards. The lovely card you sent me has pride of place on my craftroom wall and I show it off to everyone that visits there!
Happy Mother's Day Dena, I hope you are being spoiled today and you enjoy every minute.
Take care, hugs Linda xx

Riet said...

So beautiful card Dena,I love the image and the colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

Joann Burton said...

Beautiful daughter and very proud parents. I love your card and Happy Mother's Day to you also. joann Sassy Raggedy

Jayne A said...

Beautiful card and congratulations to your daughter.

Hugs
Jayne
x

Julie said...

Fabulous card, Dena - Lesley and I were discussing your fab colouring skills just yesterday - were your ears burning!! Well done on you magazine publication too and again, big congrats to your daughter on her graduation! Hugs, Juliexx

Vick McClean said...

Some great pics there Dena, i havent been on my blog of late either, i lost my brother, so am mourning the loss, but i am so glad that there are good things going on too, well done to Alyssa, hugs&blessings, Vick xxx
P.S i subscribe to Cardmaking and Papercraft mag over here so i was so happy to see your work in there, well done my friend across the pond! xx

Sassy Scrapper said...

Happy Mothers day sweetie! Your card is gorgeous and yes perfect for mothers day.
Congratulations on your daughters graduation. OMG how exciting!!!! You guys look so very proud and she looks so happy, such a beautiful family.
Yummy looking cake!

debby4000 said...

Gorgeous, beautiful card Dena, love those pretty colours and sweet image.
Congrats to your daughter.
luv
Debby

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Hi from your newest follower. Just been admiring your work in my mag this morning. Stunning card. Beautiful pics too. I would love it if you hopped over to my blog where I have some candy on offer.

Kylie said...

Oh Dena!! So adorable :) I love card :)
Hugs xx

Louise said...

Oh, Dena! ♥ and Alyssa ;)
My eyes were tearing up when I saw that awesoem pic of you all! The love is formally beaming out of it :) Can´t help but think of when I´m hopefully standing like that by Signes side ♥ CONGRATS!

And this card for mothers day is so beautiful too :) SHE does seem like the perfect image for a card like that :) She looks adorable and I love your layout :) Beautiful!

Hugs! ♥

Corine van der Zee said...

Lovely card Dena, beautiful colors and hope you had a wonderful Mothers Day! Congratulations on your daughters graduation and love the picture!!!

Hugs Corine

Molecraft said...

A beautiful card and congrats on your daughters graduation!
Helen x

Elise said...

Oh Dena!!!! Okay let me start with these beautiful pics first! Your family is BEAUTIFUL!!!! Your Alyssa looks exactly like you .. she's GORGEOUS! And that cake! Wow, what a fabulous cake! Awww those flowers from your kids are soOOoOo beautiful too! What a wonderful weekend!

Now your card .. always a pleasure for me to come here! I LOVE your work and could sit here and admire everything all night long if I had the time! haha!!! I'm working on colouring this image .. and yea .. now I want to just put it on the side and let it be alone for a bit. hahahah!

Congratulations on Alyssa's graduation!!! :)

Big Hugs,
Elise

cebelica said...

Your card is awesome. I love the cute image and the papers you used. And that cake ... That cake ... Yum! Hugs! xx

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

this is so adorable, love these cute papers

Carly said...

Gorgeous card, Gorgeous Daughter, Gorgeous Family photo .... delicious cake and sweet flowers.

xoxox Carly

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