Friday, June 26, 2009

Birthday Parties & Baby Showers

Hi Everyone . . . Welcome to our Friday Challenge. Today we are celebrating! Babies and Birthdays! Create pages, cards, invitations, favors or anything else you can think of that applies. Have Fun!

Giovana Smith - A Place to Praise and Craft
Giovana used Imaginisce paper and Kaiser Craft rinestones to create this cute Baby Shower set.

Laurie Rodick - Lovin My Life
Laurie made this lovely page using paper from the Basic Grey Marrakech collection!

Remember - if you want to play along leave us a comment with a link to your creation and use the label MDCC03! Thanks for stopping by!

Friday, June 19, 2009

Friday Fun Challenge - Mixed Media

Hi everyone - Welcome to Friday!
This weeks challenge is to use a variety of media types on your card or page.
You pick your project - You pick your theme!

Our design team has put together the beautiful samples below.

Cathy Weider - The Seaside Rose Cottage

has created two beautiful samples.
"Go Confidently" was created with Coordinations card stock, Hanko Washi paper and the Dogwood stamp form Serendipity.

"Just When" features a lovely butterfly image washed with watercolor iridescent medium which makes it shimmer. The tiny butterflies have a liquid pearl center (White Opal) and the paper is from Imaginisce.

Melita Chow - By His Grace

Created this wonderful page using SEI, Magenta and Coredinations papers

Leah Cornelius - Paper Blossoms

Created this cute card using a stamp from Serendipity!

Mia Castrillo - Scrappin' Mama Mia
Created this pretty page using Kaiser Carat and SEI papers, BoBunny rub ons, Prima flowers and SEI Dill Blossom Ribbon!
As always, we encourage you to play along - if you do, please leave us a comment with a link to your creation and use MDCC01 in your Label. Thanks for stopping by!

Thursday, June 11, 2009

A New Look - A New Day!

This weeks challenge is to make a Fathers Day Card - Ok, we know Fathers Day isn't for a couple of weeks yet, but we wanted you to have time to post and mail to Dad! Have fun!

Leah Cornelius - Paper Blossoms

Kathryn Heflin - My Children My World
Used Scenic Route Salem Boardman Street paper for her card

We hope everyone is looking forward to a wonderful summer. In honor of the season we are changing our look and our schedule. For the summer months we will post once a week on Friday. Choose a scrapbook page or a card for any given topic. Our favorite entry each month will receive 40% off their entire next order from Mothers and Daughters Creations store!

If you have a chance to play this week be sure to leave us a comment and link to your post and use MDCC47 in your label.

Thursday, June 4, 2009

Paper Piecing - MDCC46

Hi everyone! Our challenge today is to create a card using paper piecing. You can piece an image, piece an embellishment any part or the whole thing - it's up to you!

Today is also the first day of summer vacation for the kids in FL! Giovanna's card below seems just the thing to get summer rolling.

Giovana Smith - A Place to Praise and Craft - used a cute Stampavie image as her focal point and pieced her card with a butterfly in the corner!

If you'd like to play along please post a link to your card in the comments and Lable your card MDCC46 - Thanks for stopping by!

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Cuttlebug Wednesday Challenge...

Hello everyone! We wanted to give you a heads up that our store is sponsoring this week's challenge over at the Cuttlebug Challenge blog... the challenge is to use your Cuttlebug with Basic Grey papers. The winner of this challenge will win a $15 gift certificate to our store, so make sure you play!!

Our Amazing Entries - MDCC44

It's always fun to see what everyone will come up with for a given challenge!

On May 21 - the challenge at MDC was to use a popped up or layered image on your card.
Below are some of the submissions for this challenge. Enjoy!

Carla Suto created this beautiful design:

This prety flowwer was created by Traci Brennon

This lovely card was Submitted by Kat
- Having A Me Day

Lori - The Frugal Scrapbooker

Agnes created both of these cards!

We hope you have enjoyed all of the players cards!

You to can play along and in June we have a special challenge for everyone:

Play along with any three challenges in June and

enjoy FREE shipping on your next order at Mothers and Daughters Creations!

Challenges are posted on Mondays and Thursdays right here on this blog and at

Paper Craft Planet!

Monday, June 1, 2009

MDCS3 - A New Month!

Wow, how time flies - here we are in June! To mark the flying of time, todays challenge is to use a calendar on your layout! Be creative! It can be the main focus, a background or an embellishment! Our designers have come up with some great ideas, check out their blogs for details!
Mia Montalvan-Castrillo - Scrappin' Mama Mia!
Mia used Bo-Bunny - SEI - and Magenta papers - Ribbon from May Arts and a Brad from Imaginisce. I love the colors on this page, perfect for the spring date!
Melita Chow - By His Grace
Melita chose more subtle colors from Imaginisce and Daisy Bucket and created a tab with paper from Best Creations to highlight this special event in her daughters life!
I hope everyone is having a beautiful first of June. If you have a chance please play along - we look forward to seeing your designs - be sure to leave us a comment and a link to your page and use the Label MDCSB33. Have a great day!
Coming Soon - Be watching for an MDC Design Team Call!