Monday, 4 November 2013

Mum's First Challenge...


Hiya...Hope you all had a lovely weekend and those off you on half term school hols last week had a good one. I'm still not feeling too good so popped to the doctors this morning and been given a weeks course of Amoxicillin to clear up a sinus infection, so hopefully will be better soon : )

I was chatting to my Mum the other day about how much fun I'm having on my DT's and how it sometimes makes you create projects outside your comfort zone resulting in many more styles then before. Anyway she has asked me if I would set some challenges for her to play along too, so her first challenge was my challenge this week over at Totally Papercrafts which is Button It Up!  

My lovely Mum say's she struggles with buttons, but you wouldn't think so looking at these stunning creations she came up with.Such fabulous designs Mum and loving your buttons. My Mum has not caught the blogging bug...not yet anyway lol..So just had to share her gorgeous creations with you on my blog.
  
I have added my watermark to these cards but they were created by my Mum...

Would like to link Mum up to enter this card into the following challenges
Totally Papercrafts #191 ~ Button It Up
Party Time Tuesdays #144 ~ Anything Goes
Moving Along with the Times ~ No Design or Digital Papers
Allsorts Challenge #231 ~ Christmas Cheer
A Gem of a Challenge ~ Christmas is Coming


Would like to link Mum up to enter this card into the following challenges
Flutter by Wednesdays #259 ~ Any Winged Creatures
Penny's Paper-Crafting Challenge #151 ~ Add Black or Bling
Crafty Ribbons Challenge #68 ~ Anything Goes with Ribbons
Challenges 4 Everbody #32 ~ Anything Goes


Enjoy your evening.
Thanks for stopping by and I'm sure Mum will enjoy reading your comments...many thanks.

Hugs

30 comments:

Sarah said...

Can see where you get your creative streak from Wendy - those are fab cards of your mums!

Great colours and layouts - oh and buttons!!!!

Hope you are feeling better soon,

Sarah

Pat said...

Oh my Wendy these are gorgeous, I love the first one, such a beautiful Christmas card. I hope you are soon feeling much better.

Pat xx

Laine said...

These are fabulous Wendy. I think you should get your Mum on a couple of your DT's. She makes a stunning card. Love the colours and her design detail. Hope you feel better soon.
Laine
xx

Debs said...

Your Mum's cards are gorgeous Wendy - especially love the first one - that tree is stunning.
Hope you feel better soon hun.
Take care
Debs xx

Carole said...

First challenge achieved, they are beautiful Wendy's Mum!

Hope you're feeling better soon Wendy
Hugs
Carole xXx

Inkypinkydelights said...

Oh WOW Wendy!!!!!! Hi Wendy's Mum, these are fabulous - I really love the buttons one on the tree! Keep the cards a coming, and you will be hooked on Blogging before you know it! Judy x

DesignerDiva said...

WOWSERS Wendy your mums cards are fabulous!! Get her entered into some challenges PDQ!
Hope you are feeling a little better, the antibiotics should soon kick in
Big hugs Laurie xx

Alisonscraftybitzandbobs.blogspot.com said...

Wow Wendy it's easy to see where your talent comes from lol. Two stunning cards love both of them but my fav is the Christmas tree. Love Alison xx

Marlene Atkinson said...

Your mum's cards are gorgeous, sorry to hear you are under the weather, hope you fell better soon. Marlene

Lorraine said...

I think you've got some competition Wendy!! They are gorgeous cards.
I hope the antibiotics start working quickly and you feel better soon.
Lorraine x

Sue said...

WOW! Your Mum's cards are gorgeous Wendy.
I love the tree on the first card and the colours and details on her second card are wonderful.
I hope the antibiotics start to help soon.
Take care,
hugs Sue xx

pam said...

two fantastic cards, love both, such gorgeous detailing and beautiful colours.
hope you feel better soon.
pam

Dawn C said...

Wow your mum can certainly make cards Wendy. My fav is the 1st one, just gorgeous x

Crea Astrid said...

What abeautiful cards with the buttons.

hugs, Astrid.

Marie-Louise said...

Wendy these are fabulous cards. Well done to your Mum.

Sarahshandmadecardsx said...

Your mum's cards are gorgeous Wendy. I love her use of buttons and design on the first one and her great colours on the second one.

Hope you had a great half term and you start to feel better soon.

Hugs Sarahxx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Hope you feel better soon. Your Mum needs a blog, I love her work, both really fabulous cards and great use of the buttons. It took my friend a while to persuade me to set up a blog and I was so glad she did as I love it. i would follow your Mum.

DesignerDiva said...

Me again! Pass this on to Pauline please...
I love your fabulous card, its so creative and perfectly balanced, just gorgeous. Thanks for playing along at MAWTT this week and good luck with the challenge
Hugs Laurie x

Christine L said...

Woww Wendy... well done to your Mum!! These are gorgeous!

Hope you're feeling better soon when the antibiotics kick in..

Hugs
Christine x

Carol Willis said...

Awww, that's so sweet. Your Mum's cards are fabulous.
Hugs
Caz x

Viv's Visuals said...

Oh Wendy How wonderful for you both to be able to share your love of crafting together - My Mum wasn't a papercrafter but she boosted my ego no end every time I showed her what I'd done - even when it was terrible she admired it!! LOL
These are 2 gorgeous cards!! x

Whisper said...

Oh well done Wendy's mum, what 2 beautiful creations and you would never guess you didn't like buttons either !! :-).

Sorry to hear you have had Sinus problems hun, i do hope they improve very quickly, Luv Sam x

Mary J said...

Both really beautiful Wendy!

KraftyKoolKat said...

Both of these cards really have the Wow factor. Tell your Mum her work is awesome. I must admit you did have me a bit confused as I thought your poorly head of the past week had made you lose the plot when I saw you name entered. Lol!!! Tell Mum to keep up the awesome creations.
Thank you so much for sharing your lovely creation with us at Totally Papercrafts.

Hugs
Cathy DT Member
xxxxxx

mags said...

Wow, your Mum's cards are stunning Wendy. Creativity certainly runs in the family.
Mags
x

Louise said...

smashing cards from your mum they do her proud and I bet it is lovely having the same hobby
Louise xx

downrightcrafty said...

wow Wendy two stunning card the first is so eye catching with the red and white the texture and buttons and the second awesome colour combo love the papers and the layering of the butterfly, both are gorgeous
Hugs Kate xx

Gretha said...

Beautiful cards
Thanks for joining the Crafty Ribbons Challenge
x Gretha

Danni said...

Beautiful cards! Thank you for playing along with my Flutter By Wednesday Challenge!

Hazel (Didos) said...

Hi Wendy, Sorry Im running late with my comments, Love the cards they are super, you must get your Mum to get her own blog so she can play more in blogland!!! Thanks for playing on MAWTT this week, Love Hazelxo

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