Friday, April 30, 2010

Magnolia-licious, CLP, Really Reasonable Ribbon, Lots of news!

Happy May 1st everyone! Today I have so much to share. I have been accepted to the CLP monthly challenge blog, I’m guest designer for Really Reasonable Ribbons for July, but I get to participate in the Really Reasonable Ribbon monthly blog hops AND *drum roll*…….. Diana has asked me to be a FULL TIME designer for Magnolia-licious! I’m extremely excited about all my news! I’m going to be having so much fun, and very busy with all this “work” yeah right.. very busy having all this FUN! I just love how I have made Design teams that I’m able to use all my Magnolia Stamps :) Wahoo! Please make sure you see my entire post!

First card is my card for CLP, Thank you so much Chelsea for choosing me as a design team member for 1 year! Your sketches are fabulous, and so much fun to work with. I hope all of you will join us over at the CLP Monthly Challenge blog!

Here are the challenges for this card:

CLP – Sketch

Quixotic – Distressing

Color Throwdown - Rich Razzleberry, Old Olive, Barely Banana, Pale Plum

Papertake – Something Different (tent card)

Lili of the Valley – Summer

Sweet Stampin' Challenge - Summer

Supplies:

Stamps - #322 BRIDESMAID TILDA

Paper – All Stampin Up!

Ink – Stampin up ink pads and Stazon (water colored)

Accessories – Martha Stewart Floral border punch, Martha Stewart branch punch, Prima flowers and roses. Misc. ribbon roses, SU ribbon, Dazzling diamonds, Zva crystals, Oval nesties, mixture of pink, purple and white sparkly fluff.

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Now for my Magnolia-licious Highlights card which is a sketch for May, by the talented Becca Feeken!!

I have added lots of ribbon for this card, for the Really Reasonable Ribbon Blog hop and Design Team introduction! Please go to the Really Reasonable Ribbon Blog to start the Hop! If you came from Kym Weber’s blog you are on the right track! There’s so many wonderful styles of ribbon at the RRR Store you must check it out!

I made a baby card, which is actually for my cousin who is having a girl. After 2 boys and didn’t think she would get her girl, she is now.. and wants everything PINK! Which is perfect for me and my card making! Any excuse to make a PINK card.. right?

Here are the challenges for this card-

Magnolia-licious Highlights – Sketch

Simon Says Stamp – Buttons, Bows and Bling

Stamping Royalty – Punches

Delightful Sketches – Punches

Supplies:

Stamps - #286 TINGLA

Papers –HOPPY EASTER/SPRING PAPER PACK, Su!

Ink – Stazon, SU ink pads for water coloring

Accessories – Martha Stewart scallop heart border punch, Martha Stewart branch punch, Wild Orchard Crafts flowers, Misc charm, Prima pearls, Su Ribbon and the white ribbon is from Really Reasonable Ribbon Misc button and oval nesties.

Be sure to pop on over to Gini Cagle and see her lovely creation using some fabulous Ribbon!!!!

Be Sure to come back on Monday I will have some Blog Candy to share it’s my 28th Birthday!

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79 comments:

Iwona Palamountain (Chupa) said...

Oh Mindy, they're both so gorgeous!! Love what you did with the ribbon - woot! Congrats on the DT spots! xxx

Amber said...

What beautiful cards Mindy! Love them both! The flowers, ribbon, adn bling are lovely!
Hugs
Amber

Jacqueline's Weblog said...

Both cards are super cute and so beautiful, great job!
Hugs Jacqueline

Renkata said...

wow two adorable cards. I love the layout of your cards. Every detail is so perfect.

Katie said...

congratulations on all the DT kudos!!!
your cards are absolutely adorable. such attention to detail and prettiness added to each one.

Andrea said...

wow both these cards are wonderful x

angelique (anlou) said...

i love your cards, there gorgeous, i'm hopping allong now, hugs angelique

Riet said...

Ohhh wowwww Mindy,what a beautiful cards,i love your images and colours.
So gorgeous papers and details.

Hugs Riet.xx

Margreet said...

Congrats on your DT spots......both cards are wonderful!
xxx Margreet

Kelli B said...

Terrific cards! Love the details and the coloring. Congratulations on all of your DT accomplishments!

Crafty Chris said...

Fantastic creations really beautiful congrats on your DT, never heard of RRR going to pop over and have a look.
Christine x
enjoy your weekend

Ujjwal said...

Mindy !! Thats incredible!! 3 DT posts...you are surely gonna have fun!!

Loved both your cards!!

kmassman said...

Cute cards! Thanks for sharing and congrats!

paperscissors said...

nice colours and embellishments! your creations are like frameable art! congrats on the dt looking forward to seeing more inspiring projects!

Cheryl Walker said...

Congratulations hun, on all your exciting news!! That is sooo AWESOME!!!!

Love your cards they are both Beautiful!!!!! Love all the details youve added to both of them :)

Hope you have a very nice weekend!!
Hugs,
Cheryl

Chelsea said...

Hi Mindy, Congrats on all these wonderful news. I'm so happy to be on the team with you. Also, Congrats to your sister! YEAH! A girl after two boys, she must be so happy. Beautiful cards, love all the rich colors and gorgeous coloring. ~Chelsea

Angie said...

Awewsome cards as usual Mindy! Busy, busy, busy! That's the way I like to be too :-)

Crystal said...

Mindy these are TOTALLY AMAZING!!! Love your creations sweetie...WOW WOW WOW!

Kerry said...

Super cute cards Mindy! I love the Magnolia images you have used. so girly and cute.
Love Kerry x

MrsETaylor said...

Mindy, your coloring skills are outta this world. Those stamped images just come to life. We are super dooper UBER excited to have you on the RRR team. Thanks so much for the next 6 glorious months Mindy.

True :) said...

Beautiful cards!
I love your coloring!
Hugs,
True :D

Beautiful Greetings said...

Your cards are just beautiful. Your coloring is amazing!

Cor* said...

These cards are freaking adorable! AMazing! & CONGRATS ON ALL YOUR GREAT NEWS! One talented lady you are! Best of luck.

karen In Houston said...

What great cards, love those pink ribbons and the job you did on both of them. Beautiful designs....and coloring...

Jen said...

Gorgeous cards and all the ribbon is scrumptious! Your coloring is out of this world...love these!

beadz said...

Mindy, all of your cards are just lovely! So girly!
hugs,
Gini

Monica said...

Congratulations!

Real inspiering to see all the beautiful things you make!

Juls said...

this is fab!! Loving the DP!! your colouring is gorgeous and the pearl detail just perfect! Hugs Juls

Cassie said...

Super Cute cards!!!
=)

BonnieRose said...

Congratulations... love your creations!

Cassie_lu said...

great cards and congrats on all of that good news

Cupcake Stamper said...

Absolutely beautiful, Thanks for sharing~

Debbie said...

Beautiful cards. Love all the details!

Bonnie B said...

Wow Mindy...so much to look at..I love the flowers, the pearls,the paper, the hearts and especially the ribbon. You get an A+. hehehe

Misseke said...

Congrats on the DT spots.

Love the cards ;)

lkamphuis said...

wow- your colouring is stunning!!!

Sarah said...

awww cute cards

Gloria said...

Wow..these cards are gorgeous. Congrat's on your DT assignment.

GuikemaM said...

I absolutely love Magnolia stamps and you do an awesome job of coloring them.

Peggie said...

Both cards are precious. Love Tilda's white glittery shoes. The pearl heart is great. Your coloring is superb.

msfreida said...

I am TOTALLY in love with all your designs! So excited to see a way to sign up to receive your emails! WAAA HOOO! What unbelievable coloring and designs! You used these ribbons so creatively. Can't wait to see more!

Barb Hardeman said...

Where do I start? Well, firstly congratulations on your DT positions! Secondly, I'm loving your cards! I love the shoes on the first card, they stole my heart away. I love your second entry, the baby card and the buggy charm is so delightful! Both are so creative and fabulously put together!
Blessings,
Barb

Celebrating Creating said...

Congrats on the DT placements. Great details in all your cards!

Elise said...

Oh yayyy! You rock Mindy! Congrats on all this wonderful news! I am so delighted to be working on a team with you! :) These cards here are super duper FABULOUS sweets! I love what you've done with both of them! What GORGEOUS work! Love it all!!!

Hugs to you,
Elise

kraftykylie said...

Mindy they are both sooo cute!!! I love Tilda's Sparkly shoes. you have such great colour combo'x and fantastic colouring!!
Smiles to you and Congrats on all your achievments.
Smiles to you
Kylie :)

Cami said...

Love both of your cards, Mindy! Congrats on being on the RRR DT! You have lots to contribute and I love your style! Hugs, Cami

Marisa said...

Darling cards. COngratulations on the DT position :D

Lori said...

Fabulous... Fabulous... all just Fabulous!!! : )
Love and hugs ~
Lori

Kylie said...

Oh wow Mindy! These cards are so pretty! I love the bunny paper and the pram charm, its all so cute.
Hugs
Kyliek

Candy said...

Mindy!
Both cards are absolutely delightful and you painting is amazing!!! Love all of your beautiful embellishments and wonderful paper.
Hugs, Candy

grandmalee said...

WOW! These are adorable! Congrats on your new DT!

Shanda Stirk said...

These are really beautiful cards! Thanks for playing with us at Stampin' Royalty!

Queen La Rubba ~ Rachael Doxsee said...

Both of your cards are just amazing! So gorgeous! Your coloring is perfect! I really love the card you entered for SS ~ Those shoes are just FAB! Thank you for joining us for this weeks "Sweet Stampin" challenge! I look forward to seeing more of your SUPER FABULOUS crafty works in the future! I invite you to hop on over and celebrate my DT positions with me by entering in my candy giveaway!
HUGS
Rach ~ Queen La Rubba

Patti.Jo said...

Congratulations on your promotion Mindy! Well deserved with your talent! Love both your cards, beautifully colored and great designs! Fun embellishments too! Thanks too for the welcome!

Nikki said...

Your Cards are just adorable and you've colored them beautifully

Hege-Annie Simonsen said...

Congrats on everything, Mindy!! :)
Happy to be on the CLP team with you and the rest of the ladies!!

Both cards are really adorable and so beautiful!! I love your colouring!! Lovely, cute details and papers.
Sweet! :)

Hope your weekend is great!
Hugs, Hege

Lisette Morris said...

Beautiful Mindy! The coloring and the attention to detail. BTW I have has that MS punch in your Purple/Lavender card FOREVER and never really like it and now you have showed a new look! Thanks!

Gloria J. Dawson said...

Mindy both your cards are just beautiful! Love baby Tilda the best...she is just adorable!

~Jeri~ said...

WOWSERS!! I love all the ribbons you used and the details you've put into your cards are amazing and stunning!!! Beautiful work!

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Hi Mindy
Gorgeous cards,thankyou for joining us at Delightful Sketches,
hugs Dianne xx

Rachel said...

Gorgeous Cards Mindy!! thanks for joining us at Delightful Sketches and Challenges.
hugs,
Rachel

Robbie said...

Wow! What beautiful cards!! I love your layered flowers! Congrats on your DT spots!

Faye said...

Every time I see your name pop up, I know I am in for a beautiful feast! Your cards are divine. Congratulations on your well deserved DT spots. Thanks for playing at Sweet Stampin. x

Kerri said...

I ADORE your cards, Mindy!!! Such beautiful coloring and details on both! Congrats on all your DT appointments, and I look forward to working with you at RRR!

shelly said...

Congrats Mindy on your DT news!! Your cards are so beautiful!!!
Hugs,
Shell

Patricia said...

Very beautful I love it.
~Patricia

Kym Weber said...

Both of your cards are absolutely gorgeous! The detail you put into each one is stunning! And your coloring is outstanding! Fabulous job! Look forward to working with you on the design team.

~Hugs~Kym

Sarah Newman said...

These are really beautiful! I love the images! Thanks for playing along with us at Stampin' Royalty!

Cindy said...

Terrific card! Glad to see you at Delightful Sketches and Challenges!

Lorraine A said...

Fabulous cards Mindy :-) your colouriong is just amazing !! :-)

congratulations on all your DT posts too :-)

thanks for joining the Simon Says stamp Challenge :-)
luv
Lols x x

April Rose said...

Congratulations on the DT spots, Mindy! I love both of these cards--your watercoloring is gorgeous! I love all the heart details and shades of pink on the cute baby card! Hugs,
April

Marion said...

Mindy, These are two stunning cards. Wonderful images and superb colouring.
Marion

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precious said...

I am so amazed with how you make those pretty flowers! They are so beautiful.
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Lena said...

Mindy, fabulous card you made. Terrific job! Your colouring is amazing and all details this card is so beautiful. You inspire me.
Hugs
Lena

Lisa said...

Fabulous work! I especially love Tilda's sparkly shoes! Those are just awesome! Thanks for joining us at Delightful Sketches this week!

Katie said...

Gorgeous cards! I love all the sparkles!
Thanks for playing at Delightful Sketches and Challenges :)

Pops x said...

Love the image that you have chosen for this, fab colours too, thanks for joining us at LOTV this time big hugs pops x x x

Lisa Foster said...

Mindy I always love all of your gorgeous creations! Your coloring is beyond perfection! Thanks for playing along with us at Delightful Sketches and Challenges!
Hugs,
Lisa