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Sunday, May 12, 2013

Happy Mother's Day and Pile it On challenge.....

Coffee of the Day - Salted Caramel Hazelnut

Happy Mother's Day and/or Happy Sunday! :)

All of my guys are off at work, so it's a quiet crafty day for me and the dogs. We have new babies that were born a few days ago on our front porch, so I'll show photos to you in a few days. We're the proud foster family of little robins! it's just so wonderful to watch these birds, so peaceful.


well, onto my card for today. The new challenge at Pile it On is to create a card for a teenager. I have several that need to get done for upcoming graduations, but as soon as I saw this image from our sponsor, Simply Betty, I knew I HAD to have it. ;) it's called 'Mad Scientist Christian,' and he is one of my very favorites from Simply Betty. guess you aren't too surprised knowing how nerdy my family is! grins!


I used a selection of papers from the Basic Grey Fact collection, some washi tapes, a K & Co. painted paper clip, metal tag, SU! linen thread, and some buttons to create this card. the green splatters were accented with a green glitter pen. Lots of distressing here.....
I absolutely love the quotes I have found from Albert Einstein. it seems that he would have been quite a remarkable man to know. Most people don't know that he was also a man of faith. it just goes to show that science and a belief in God CAN go together.  :)

Challenges:
Our Creative Corner - anything goes
Paper Creator's Crafts - for the boys
Crafty Catz - anything goes
Simply Create Too - anything goes
Stampin' for the Weekend - button it up
Crafts 4 Eternity - tic tac toe (inking, scraps, 3 of something: buttons)
Southern Girls - you can say that again
Paper Crafting Journey - anything goes
Crafting By Design - remembering childhood (chemistry was one of my fave classes in school!)
Divas by Design - anything goes
House That Stamps Built - masculine
Penny's - die cuts and/or punches
Crafty Sentiments - use a sentiment
Loves Rubber Stamps - anything goes
Papertake Weekly - anything goes
Digi Sketch - theme: for the boys
Love to Scrap - anything goes
Annabelle Stamps - anything goes
Corrosive - my sentiments exactly
Mayzy Art - for the boys

31 comments:

Stef H said...

nerdy? did you say nerdy? they're the geniuses if u ask me! this is too cute. love that sentiment.

wishing you a truly blessed mother's day!

hugs :)

*Vicki* said...

Happy Mother's Day my friend!! :) LOL!! I love this card!! It gave me a chuckle this morning!! The soft colors are brilliant and I love that fun sentiment too!!! Have a wonderful day! HUGS

Cherished said...

Cute Card. Thanks for joining us at Love to Scrap. Anything goes Challenge.

Jac said...

Fantastic card, love the image and all you details, thanks for joining us at Crafty Catz, Divas by Design and Crafty sentiments this week, Jac x

Rhonda Miller said...

I love your card Jen. What a fun image and your sentiment is perfect.

theresa dickinson said...

loving your creation, many thanks for joining us over on divas by designs xx

Kimberly Clark said...

happy mothers day - just saw the card Tracy made for you!!! so sweet... know i am thinking of you

Anita said...

Happy Mother's Day! What a fun card! I love that image.

Jo said...

Great card. Fun image. Thanks so much for joining us at MayzyArt. Be sure to check back on the 18th for our fun blog hop with prizes

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

OMGOsh this image is so cute and I love the embellishments and design. Thanks for playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps!!!

die amelie said...

Einstein was right! ;)

Thank you for sharing this with us at OurCreativeCorner!

Claudia x

Valerie said...

Very cool card. Thank you so much for playing with us at Love to Scrap challenge blog.

Shell B. said...

What a Fabulous job on your card Jennifer, and great quote!

So glad that you joined us at Southern Girls Challenges!
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Marcy said...

Fantastic card! Love this fun image too! Thanks so much for joining our challenge over at Loves Rubberstamps! :)

Laura Love said...

How super cute Jennifer! Hope things are going well for you! Thank you so much for playing along with us at Loves Rubberstamps AND Crafty Sentiments Designs! We hope you will play along with us both again soon :)

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

Fabulous! Love the fun image and quote. Thank you for joining in with Diva's By Design
Lindsay xx

Kathy D. said...

Ohhhh, come check out Clearly iStamp....we have some exciting news and an ALL DAY CHALLENGE!! Hope you can play with us!

Kathy D.
http://www.clearlyistamp.blogspot.com/

kanda said...

What a super fun card. Thanks for joining in with us at the PCJ challenge xx

Sue - bearhouse said...

This is fabulous. Such a great image and wonderful detailing. I love the quote too.

Thank you for taking part in the Stampin' for the Weekend Challenge.
Sue xx

Laurian said...

Fabulous fun card!
Thanks for joining us at Penny's Paper Craft this week and I hope we see you again soon!

Hugz

Laurian

Gale said...

What a fun creative card. I love all the embellies you used. Thanks for joining us at Simply Create Too and good luck in our "Anything Goes" challenge. Hugs, Gale DT

Sue W said...

Hi Jennifer, good to see one of your great cards here at AnnaBelle Stamps. How are things? I hope all goes well with you.

michele said...

Thank-you for sharing your gorgeous card with us at Crafts 4 Eternity this week. Good to see you Jennifer :) hugs x

Chris said...

Jenn, love your card! that image is adorable and a riot at the same time. I imagine this was a scene that got played out in your home a few times with all those boys.
Hope you're feeling well.
Hugs.
Chris V

Ruza Rebel said...

Awesome card! Your sentiment goes perfectly with the image, and all the layers fit perfectly with this guy! Thank you for joining our Corrosive Challenge this fortnight.
Ruza, CDT

Stacey Schofield said...

love the card :) thanks for joining in with us at MayzyArt. :)

stacey xxx

Cathy van de Bruinhorst said...

lol cute!! Thanks for playing along with us at Loves to Scrap!!

butterfly said...

Lovely quirky card, and the embellishing and sentiment are great! Thanks for playing along with us at Our Creative Corner.
Alison x

knitmachinequeen (KMQ) said...

A very fitting sentiment and perfect for the challenge. Thanks for joining us at the Corrosive Challenge for our "My Sentiments Exactly" challenge. Good luck and I hope to see you for our next fortnight challenge!

Linda Palmer said...

Thanks so much for joining us at the Corrosive Challenge Blog with your fabulous card.

Laurart said...

So cute! Thanks for sharing with us at Our Creative Corner - Love from Laura xxx