Thursday 26 January 2012

Blooming Marvellous @ MAWTT

A very good morning to all my blog friends out there, I hope today finds you all well and happy! I want to shout from the rooftops -
And I had a fabulous day yesterday I got 2 top 3 spots in one day, Creative Inspirations and My Mums Craft Shop it really made my day it did! lol

Thursday can only mean one thing....
It's time for another challenge over at
and this week my bestest blogging buddy Lisa is the hostess with the mostest and she has given us a fabulous theme
'Bloomin Marvellous'

 I saw this design in a magazine (I'm sorry I don't know which one because I ripped the page out to keep) and I had to have a go myself. The image is a fabulicious Stampin' Bella I think this one is called Babycarriageabella. The shapes were all cut with nesties (some of them grand) the flowers are a mix of Prima and punched, lots of brads and ribbon from my stash and little alphabet stickers.
I'm quite happy with this - blooming in every sense with that image!

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We have yet another fabulous new sponsor this year and for this challenge we welcome - the fantastic
Bunny Zoe's who are offering this prize to the winner
Nikki has some fantastic new stock just arrived in store, follow this link
to check it out - you won't be disappointed!

Make sure you check out the main challenge blog for all the details of this challenge, the amazing inspiration from the DT and to see if you were amongst the lucky winners last week. And this week our DT has the 3 winners of the GD spots joining us, I hope you can find time to visit them to show them some MAWTT love!

Thank you all for your visits and comments
Love 'n' Hugs Laurie xx

I'd like to enter this into the following challenges:
The Pink Elephant - Photo Inspiration
Creative Card Crew - Seeing Red
Creative Inspirations - Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes (2nd Entry)
Phindy's Place - Shaped Cards
Little Darlings - Polka Dots


Janice said...

Well done with the top 3 placings - well deserved for sure. Love todays card, indeed it's blooming - blooming lovely! Glad ur feeling better too, Jx

Unknown said...

Ooooh love this one! Great colours and the image is so lovely - blooming lovely!

Still have a soft spot for Stampin Bella, can remember when I could only get those stamps from one place (as they weren't sold on line) and the excitement of heading to the Harrogate show ready with my list of what stamps I had drooled over on the American site!


Lisa Jane said...

oh this is definitely Blooming Gorgeous!! A fab design and i love those colours and all the little blooms.
Glad you are feeling much better and well done on your top 3's yesterday - i am not surprised!
My parcel has arrived lol... but i am feeling rough so haven't checked it out yet - will do later
Lisa x

Debs said...

Well what can I say that hasn't already been said - but this is one stunning card - I love love love the colour and the shape - it is absolutely blooming marvelous :o)
Thank you so very much Laurie for all your kindness and support - I am truly blessed to 'know' you.
Have a wonderful day.
Debs xx

Mrs.B said...

A stunning card Laurie, love the colour and all your 'blooms'
Congrats on your wins.
Have a great day
Avril xx

Hazel (Didos) said...

WOW this is brilliant Laurie,not surprised you keep getting top 3 spots. (WellDone xxx)

Hazel xox

Always with a Sentiment said...

Hello Laurie. WOW, this definately has the WOW FACTOR. Love the colours, the design and shape of your card is fantastic, lovely image and those flowers are just perfect.
Lots of love, Sandra xxx

Catherine said...

This is stunning, love all those flowers and the shape is fabulous!!!

Crea Astrid said...

What a beautiful creation. Nice coloring.

Hugs AStrid.

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Oh its stunning hun, just love it!
Hugs Shell xx

Dotty Jo said...

This is stunning Laurie, I love the colours, the image, your choice of embellies, the shape... everything! Jo x

~♥~The Navy Wife~♥~ said...

Just wanted to pop in and say that I am looking very forward to playing along with you and the girls a MAWTT over the next month and thank you so much for inviting me. I am so in love with all your blooms on this card, they are just darling! And the red and white color combo is lush! I've even had a peaksie around and have had to follow you from now on too:)

Berry said...

This is stunning Laurie love all those fabby reds and gorgeous flowers! So glad to hear you are on the mend! Thanks for playing at CI too hugs Rebekah xx

Sally said...

Blooming in every way.Love the shape and all those gorgeous flowers.
Hope you are feeling better.
Hugs Sally xx

Unknown said...

Gorgeous card Laurie, love the shape, layout colour....everything about it is just beeeoootiful lol. Well done on the top 3 placings xx

Sue B said...

Aww glad you feel a lot better hun!! and Big Bongratulations (Oh I'm leaving that typo in!! ROFL) on your Top 3 Spots!! well deserved!!
Wowzer Laurie - your card is Awesome! I love the shape and layout. What a sweet image and your colouring is perfection! Gorgeous papers and Oh those flowers!! I can almost smell them - so, so beautiful !!
I love it all !!
Hope you have a good evening!
Love Sue xx

Pami said...

Well I loved this as soon as I saw it!! I really love the sprinkling of flowers, whenever I try that it looks rubbish!! I love the sentiment around the image, what did you use? Also where is your leaf/vine die from? (So many questions!!) Just LOVE it all!!

Congratulations on your 2 Top 3, very well deserved!!!

Oh and glad you are feeling better!

P x

Claire said...

WOW, WOW and WOW Laurie - this card is truly gorgeous. I love the pink and red, fabulous shape, gorgeous image and all those flowers .... absolutely love it! Very pleased that you are feeling much better now too. Hugs, Claire x

Payne Holler Cards said...

love all the flowers - glad to you're feeling better (-:
love that shape!
thanks so much for joining us at Phindy's Place Challenge

Mary J said...

So beautiful Lisa! Love the lettering and the flowers!

Mary J said...

I mean Laurie, not Lisa! sorry hun, had a hard week!!

Julie said...

Bloomin beautiful!this is one gorgeous card Laurie!.x

dragonllew said...

Gorgeous card love the design and all the different flowers you've used.
Jenny x

Jayne A said...

Beautiful card. Love the shape and every thing about it.


Crafting Belle said...

Gorgeous card. The shape, blooms, colours, image, everything is fab. xxx

Julie's Blog said...

Wow I just found your blog while blog hopping / challenge searching (needed some inspiration lol) and what a beautiful card. The colours are gorgeous and even if you were inspired by a magazine you have still done a spectacular job on this! I'm off to look at the rest of your blog and become a follower ... looking forward to seeing more of your creations ... Julie :D

Christine L said...

Firstly, so glad you're feeling better, and yes, you SHOULD shout it from the rooftops! LOL

Your card is gorgeous... love the shape of it and your image is fab too.

Well done on your top 3 spots... well deserved too!

Christine x

Pendra said...

Gorgeous card, love the shape, colors and that adorable image!!! Lovely!
Crafty Hugs,

Shanna Shands said...

WOW stunning creation. Thanks for playing along with TG.

pinky said...

Oh wow laurie this is totally gorgeous. I love the shape, the brill image and those gorgeous flowers. I need to know where you got that lovely red flowery paper though:)

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

Fabulous card, I love the shape and the flowers are gorgeous
Lindsay xx

Priya said...

This is really marvelous..! So b'ful... love the shape and the design... decorated so well with those lovely blooms.. I am in love with your card...


Ani said...

Stunning card! I love all those flowers and the interesting shape of the card! Thanks for playing along at Creative Card Crew and good luck! Ani

Renkata said...

wow just wow.
Such a flower card, so beautifly decorated.

Valchen said...

A really gorgeous shaped card! I love all the flowers, I like the image very much and all the flowers!

Gaynor Greaves said...

This is really great, thanks for sharing with us at MMCS, hope to see you again, Gaynor DT :)

Angela said...

Wow, this is fabulous...I love the sea of flowers and the pretty pink/red! Thank you for playing along with us at Creative Card Crew!

Crafty Loops said...

So glad you are feeling much better Laurie. This card is amazing, I love the deign and those flowers are so pretty. Lee x

sara said...

beautiful card laurie love the pink and red combo and all those flowers are so pretty thanks so much for joining us at little darlings this week
hugs sara x x x