Round Two

I'm so honored to have been chosen to be in the Top 30 Finalists for the 2 Sketches 4 You 1st Annual Card Showdown. Did you see all the finalists cards?? Wow, what amazing talent. If you haven't seen them yet, you can go check them out {HERE}.
This is the sketch the Top 30 cardmakers have to use for the next round. And here is what I came up with!
I'm really pleased with how it came together, and surprisingly, it didn't take me all day :)
After this week it get narrowed down to the Top 20 so wish me luck {fingers crossed}
Thanks for stopping by!
Recipe:
Paper: Black Polka Dots (making memories), Scallop Paper (creative imaginations), Blue Print and Flowers (my minds eye)
Accesories: Black Embroidery Floss, Buttons, Black Gingham Ribbon (ribbon fx), Machine Stitching, Stickers (sticko)

36 comments:

Kazan Clark said...

oh Maria this is lovely :) The blues are so pretty. Great job.
Good Luck
:) Kazan & Laura

Randee E said...

Wow! Just beautiful!! Love the colors and that bow!

Carly said...

What a wonderful take on the sketch. Very lovely card! Good luck!

KimmyS said...

STunning! I am so drawn by the flowers and how you did that bow. Amazing card

toners said...

Maria, your talent never ceases to amaze me! Wow!

Sue O. said...

Maria - This card is lovely. I think you pulled the challenge off with flying colors.

Sparkle said...

Congrats and good luck. Your card is amazing.

Ingrid said...

Gorgeous card, Maria. And that bow is stunning. Beautiful take on the sketch. Good luck!

LeAnne said...

Wow! Good luck, Maria! Very intriguing card!!! Mine all look the same.

Julie Hunt said...

Love your new blog makeover!

dannisdoodles said...

i love your florals & your palette is so bold & beautiful!!!

clouds shadler said...

wow! real cute! I love the color black as your main color! I love it! I love the flowers and the checkered ribbon!

Clouds :D

~dawne said...

Isn't this so pretty...love your take on the sketch, plus the rich colors of blue & black. Good luck to you in this round.

milli said...

Wow! What a great card you've made! The flowers are so beautiful! Good luck!
Camilla
xx

One4Joy said...

cool card, Maria! I especially like how you made the double bow. Lots of best wishes for this next round

Jenn D said...

This is so pretty. I love the blues, the flowers and how you added the sentiment. Good luck this week!

Angela said...

Beautiful, love what you did with the bow..

Tammy Hershberger said...

Cross my fingers??? Why??? This is a hands-down winner!!!

~amy~ said...

gorgeous...love the colors and those great flowers!!!!! Good Luck!!

Heidi Van Laar said...

Beautiful! I love the gingham and polka dots together!

Anja (scrappie) said...

Ooohhh this is really stunning love that bow those colors just everything.

Sandra MacLean said...

Maria! This is a great take on the sketch! That bow is gorgeous and I love how you added the sentiment! Great job and good luck with the next round!

Katie Cotton said...

this is absolutely stunning!

Cindy said...

Oh wow...your card is absolutely gorgeous, Maria!! Good luck, ya!

Tammy said...

Fabulous take on the sketch. I love the colours and those flowers are sper fab!

Martha said...

Beautiful take on the sketch, great colours you used!
Good luck!!

scrappinhero said...

Beautiful card!

Amy said...

This is so pretty!! I love how you used the notebook paper and that big gingham bow is beautiful. Great take on the sketch!!

N2ScrapN4Fun said...

Love your card. Love the colors, the flowers, the ribbon... Love everything.

Monika/Buzsy said...

What a great card! Love the colors, the flowers, the typed greeting... TFS! Good luck!

Sankari W. said...

Congrats on the Top 30 Maria!! Your card is just gorgeous with all the flowers and beautiful ribbon - I am totally in love with that beautiful bow!!!
Wishing you the best!
Sankari :)

Ann said...

I love the mix of gingham and dots--so fun!

BloomingPink said...

That's a lovely card.

And good luck - here is to hoping you make it all the way!

Eva said...

What a fabulous card!!! Great design based on the sketch!!! Best wishes to you!

Jo said...

This is beautiful! A gorgeous card, good luck!

jo xx

Angie Tieman said...

How beautiful! Love the blue and black together!