Monday, March 5, 2012

Life Is A Carnival Card and Mother's Day Special Giveaway

Welcome to the Month of March. This is a very special month for me as on the 4th day I had my sweet son and 17th is my birthday. I made a card for this Special Giveaway Celebration for Mother's Day together with my sister Venus at We Heart Papercrafts.

 I am using the stamp from The Crafts Meow - Life Is A Carnival and the collection from Webster's Pages - Sunday Picnic. Both of these which I won from a challenge and giveaway. I am also following the March sketch from TCM.

Here is my card using the 6x6 papers from Webster's Pages. The paper is actually the front and back cover of the 6x6 pad but it's beautiful so I used it for this card. I stamped the carousel image to a white cardstock and distressed the edges using TH Tea Dye ink. I stamped it to a different cardstock and paper pieced the tent. I then mounted it on a shimmery cardstock and cut the edges using scallop scissor, added pearls and mounted on the card with foam tapes. I also used the fabric bicycle ribbon and ruffles trim also from WP. Clear buttons from my collection and one of the medallion sparklers from WP.

Here is a side view of the card. Also using the 6x6 back paper of the collection.

I stamped a sentiment inside from Tech Tues - Love Mom stamp set.

Supplies:



Entry for the following Challenges:


 And now here is my Mother's Day Special Giveaway! 


Aside from this being a Mother's day special, this is also my thanks to all the friends and followers I gained, a celebration for getting 11000+ hits on my blog, blog giveaways I won, awards I won from challenges and this will be my blog anniversary celebration too as I can only do this yearly. So, here is my thanks and ANYONE CAN JOIN. Below is a group photo of my giveaway so you can see closely.

2 packs of All About Scrapbooking 6x6 pads
5 packs of scrapbooking frames
5 packs of Ribbons and a basket weave product

Mix Embellishments

Here is another angle

Glitter pen, 2 packs of buttons and 1 pack of gem brads.


RULES:
1. You must be a follower of my blog then leave a comment that you followed.

2. (UPDATED) Since this is a Mother's day special giveaway, create any project NEW or OLD that inspires you for this giveaway and link your project on mr. froggy link below, don't forget to include my giveaway on that post.

3. Share my giveaway banner (the first photo-red) on your blog side bar and link to my main blog site (http://craftersreference.blogspot.com)

Anyone can enter!

Giveaway Ends
May 13, 2012 (Mother's Day in the Philippines)

Now how will I generate the winner?
I will use random.org to generate the winner and will make a post. If the winner hasn't replied to me after 7 days starting my post of the winner I will redraw.

Winner Announced
Winner will be announced on March 14, 2012




Now, head on to my sister's site Venus at We Heart Papercrafts she also has a giveaway so 2 chances for you to win. (check back again or be a follower to be notified of new posts. Giveaway will open when she's ready)



19 comments:

  1. Hi Luanne

    Wow, really wonderful card. The image is fabulous and the paper just gorgeous. Love that ruffled ribbon.

    Thank you for sharing with us at Make It Monday this week.

    Michelle :o)

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  2. Another beautiful card! Love the images and colours just gorgeous! Saw this on MIM and shall be coming back (as I already follow) to join your giveaway once I've made my Mum's card :-D!
    Nat -x-

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  3. GREAT use of The Craft's Meow Life is a Carnival Set! Love the trim and the buttons! Thanks for playing with us at The Craft's Meow March Sketch Challenge!!!

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  4. Hi Luanne,

    Your card is adorable! Just love the carousel image. Happy Birthday to your son and to you too! Saw this on MIM.

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  5. Fantastic giveaway - thanks for a chance to win!

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  6. super card ! Thanks for joining us at 'That Craft Place' this time, hope to see you next time too, so nice of you to give us your support
    hugs
    laney

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  7. Very cute card. I love the lace used on it and colors are so pretty. Thank you for sharing on MIM.

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  8. Your card is gorgeous,popped over from MIM.xxx

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  9. Such an adorable card, your papers and colours are wonderful, lovely details and gorgeous image and sentiment.

    Thanks so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp challenge
    hugs
    Hearther xx

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  10. Lovely card, that image is fab, saw you on MIM, Gaynor :)

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  11. What a wonderful card! Great idea to use the cover of the paper pack as well....it IS pretty so why waste it. :)
    Very nice job.


    Thank you for playing along with us at Make It Monday!
    Remember, for a chance to win the prize from our sponsor, leave a comment for another entry and mention that you saw them on Make It Monday.
    Lisa xx

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  12. Hi hun, What a lovely card gorgeous papers and love the sketch..
    Saw this on Make it Monday...

    Hugs,
    Marjorie
    xx

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  13. Beautiful card, Luanne. And nice giveaway!

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  14. What a lovely card you posted on MIM! Love the colors. I see you are having a give away, looks so much fun! I will try to make a creation soon and then I will visit you again! I also have a candy on my blog: http://hannekeshobbycorner.blogspot.com/2012/02/birthday-candy.html. I see your birthday is also in March! Mine is on the 24th :D. Hugs, Hanneke

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  15. A beautiful project and thanks for sharing and entering it into our challenge at that craft place, good luck x

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  16. What a perfect combination of stamps and paper! Love your creation. Thanks for choosing The Craft's Meow Sketch!

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  17. this is tooooo lovely card!
    ♥ Good luck in MIM

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  18. Hi Luanne what a beautiful card. I saw it at Make it Monday- thanks for sharing and I will be back to your blog soon. Sheryl Hare xx

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  19. Wow! That is a beautiful card! I also love the colors you used here! Thanks for joining us at the TCM March Sketch Challenge! :)

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