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Saturday, March 24, 2012

Lady Madonna

So I was playing around with my fairly new EK Success Deep Scroll Edge punch trying for a punch around the page effect, which kinda works, and it left a long narrow center panel.  I had just been looking over my a Day for Daisies stamps thinking I might enter a card in their latest challenge and remembered this precious Mother and child image which would be perfect for that narrow spot.  Wooohooo...I call that serendipity.  Then I was thinking I ought to play up the stars and added all the bling.  So, are you asleep yet?  I used my Prismacolors and OMS and added the seam binding bow with a bit of flower and snuck in a new Memory Box die that came in this week.  I think it makes a pretty nifty Mother's Day card.  
Hope you're all having a terrific weekend.  It's in the high 70's-low 80's here in the high desert of Arizona...beautiful weather.


Digistamp:  A Day for Daisies; CS Bazzill; DP unknown ancient from my stash; punch EK Success; seam binding, flowers from Michaels, Memory Box Ivy tendril die, rhinestones from stash Me and My Big Ideas.

A Day for Daisies - Challenge #39 Shades of Blue
Stamping for the Weekend - Challenge 6 Anything Goes
Polka Doodles - Week 12 Mother's Day
Guylous Inimitability Monochromatic Challenge
Fun with shapes and more - something punched or cut
Sweet Stampin' Challenge - Anything Goes


  1. love the shades of blue and image is just wonderful! thanks for joining us at the polka doodles challenge this week, Nelly X

  2. Great card, Kathlene. I love the swirls! Thank you for joining Polka Doodles this week! Hugs, Miria xx

  3. such an adorable image. Your card is so lovely.
    Many thanks for joining us at Polka Doodle this week

  4. Oh what a gorgeous card Kathlene, love it.

  5. It's a gorgeous card, like it very much, but where are the stripes for the fun with shapes and more Challenge of the actually Theme "Stripes"?
    XOXO Michi

  6. The scroll work on this is stunning Keep playing with that punch!!!


  7. wow what a great card, lovely colours
    hugs Pia

  8. Hi Kathlene, your card is so elegant, love the punching and such an adorable image.

    Thanks for joining in with us this week at Sweet Stampin.


  9. Gorgeous creation, a lovely Mother's Day card.
    Thanks for playing along with Polka Doodles and good luck
    Anne x

  10. Oh wow! That edge punch really gave you a gorgeous swirly background. You're right, that image is perfect for the narrow panel and the whole card is colored and embellished so beautifully. Thanks so much for playing the ADFD challenge! :-)

  11. What a pretty card ;o)
    Thanks so much for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week.

    Janneke XO

  12. what a beautiful card Kathlene, so elegant and classy! I love the background and such a gorgeous image too! :)

    Thanks so much for joining us at Sweet Stampin this week,



  13. What a wonderful creation, thank you so much for entering our challenge at Polkadoodles this time, I hope you will join us again,
    hugs, Em.x

  14. A very beautiful and elegant card. Thanks for taking part in the Polka Doodles challenge


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