Sunday, May 9th

HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY!!
I hope all my beautiful mom friends are enjoying a special day of pampering...you deserve it :) Today is an extra special day for another reason too.
TODAY STARTS {IPPITY} PEEKS!!!
I just love release time!! I'm so excited that the NEW {ippity} releases are finally being peeked today! These new sets are amazing and you are going to LOVE them all!!
The design team is hopping each day of the releases so make sure you start at the {ippity} blog to check out all the crafty goodness.
NOW....here is:
Now & Alwaysand
The Simple ThingsFabulous right?!?! I told you :) I'm really loving the first cards bold colors...purple is the hardest color for me to work with. The skinny shape of the second one is super fun isn't it!!
I'm officially the end of the Hop but if you feel like drooling again you can start back over at the {ippity} blog by clicking the button :)
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Thanks for stopping by!
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72 comments:

Donelle U said...

Cute, cute, cute - thanks for the inspiration and can't wait to see more!

StampinCathy said...

Happy Mother's Day!
WOW! Your cards are stunning and so inspiring. Love the kits.

BonnieRose said...

gorgeous creations!

jennifer mitten said...

Great cards - the flower in the second one is very Donna Downey-ish, I think:-) Love it!

Ziggy76 said...

I love what I have seen so far. I can't wait for Thursday.

Jen said...

Marie, these are P.R.E.T.T.Y!!! Love all the little details on both...awesome!

lynn said...

sweet cards, maria-have a great m-day:)

Karen said...

Maria...you've ROCKED these stamps! I adore the paper pieced butterfly with white lace, and the long Krafty card with gorgeous flowers...is the COOLEST!!

Michele Gross said...

Maria, these are so pretty! I am totally in love with these images!! Super fun blog hop and I can't wait to see the rest of the sets!!!!!

Gardner's Basket said...

Such beautiful cards. Love the vibrant colors!

Lisa H. said...

Maria! Happy MOther's Day!!!! love, love, LOVE these and look -you used purple on both of them-sweet! hope you are feeling better and enjoy the day!

dahlhousedesigns said...

Maria, I just adore your cards. They are simply divine.

lisa a.

Angie Blom said...

WOW.. so beautiful Maria. love the cards!! Love your new signature too. Happy Mother's Day!! Xx

Kelly Landers said...

Your samples are just wonderful Maria!! I think you did a great job with the purple. And it doesn't hurt that your purple paper was gingham too!! I love your taste in card making!! Have a Happy Mother's Day!

Eva said...

Maria, these are just sooo beautiful!!! I adore the way you pulled the papers together in the first one and that lace is to die for..LOL...and your second card is probably one of my favorite card of yours, everything about it is just PERFECTION!!!! Hugs...

Sarah said...

pretty pretty

Debby/Darthy said...

Lovely, they are both so fresh and pretty. Great great job.

JenMarie said...

Eeek, LOVE these! So FABulous!

Lone Pine Designs said...

Love them both!

Banu said...

OMG Such cool samples. Loved your card..it just gorgeous.

Kirsti said...

Both stunning - very country cottage feel to them...Kirsti xox

amylynn said...

Very nice cards! Thanks so uch for sharing!

Theresa said...

Love the fresh colours you've used for these cards. The second one is SO pretty!!

Donna said...

Ooh, so pretty! Love both your cards.

Carrie said...

Just gorgeous!! I have a hard time working with purple too but I just love the card you created and I love the card with the butterfly. So pretty! Thank you for sharing!

Mandy said...

cute cards...i do like the skinnyness of the second card...cute!

Beth B said...

beautiful cards Maria...
You all must be having such fun with these fantastic sets! I too tend to stay away from purple for the most part, but that second card is really sweet! I can't wait for the whole release day.
Happy Mother's Day :)

Handmade Creations by Stephanie said...

Gorgeous as always Maria love them both!!!!

Diane Jaquay said...

Both of these are AMAZING!! Fabulous fabulous cards!

Lacey said...

beautiful cards!!

artfulwhimsies said...

I love the country look of these!

Gwen said...

Love the flower and your purple card. Is that a new ippity butterfly I see on the first card? So cute!

Becky Carafa said...

Super cute cards!

NoraAnne said...

I would never know you have a hard time with purple~you did a great job with it in both of these cards! I love the bold colors in the first one and the lace ribbon! SO beautiful! both of them :)

Wrightboysmum said...

Great ending to a fab hop. Love it.

Lisa F said...

Beautiful cards!

Savannah O'Gwynn said...

WOW--love both of these cards (as always)...but I LOOOOOVE that second one! I like how tall it is...and the stamps and DP are perfect:) TFS!

Reel Girl said...

So diggin' that skinny card! And I love the images on that card!

PamS said...

Your cards look summery...love that gingham.

Schnauzermom said...

Gorgeous!!! Can't wait to see the whole thing...

Jenny said...

So super cute! Can't wait to see the full sets :)

Cheri Howard said...

Beautiful cards, Maria! The flower stamp in the second card goes so well with that gingham paper - gorgeous!

Kathy H said...

Wonderful!

gtussing said...

super, super cute!

Melissa Groesbeck said...

Such cute cards. Can't wait to see more.

Julie Campbell said...

These are so sweet! I love your stuff!

marilyn said...

Great cards - love them both!

Donna said...

Very inspiring!

Teresa Kline aka va.sunshine said...

luv'em both, but I really luv the tall skinny one, luv those shaped cards!

enjoy *~*

Rhonda V. said...

Love these! Thanks for sharing your beautiful work!

{jennie} said...

Love your designs. How fun to play and display the new releases!

Elisabeth said...

Oh Goodness, love the softness, so beautiful!

Angela Fehr said...

I prefer the second one, too! It's a great shape and I love the colours!

My Angel said...

Fabulous Work!! Love both your cards!!

jo said...

Gorgeous cards Maria!

Sarah said...

I'm loving those bold colors too!

Heather said...

Ok Girlio! These are STUNNING! Absolutely LOVE the use of the purple gingham dp! WOW on the use of that! You've inspired me to use PURPLE! My LEAST fav color!

Stephanie Zito said...

Wow! Love them both Maria!!! Beautiful work!

Jillisgram said...

Can't wait until Thursday --- love the stamps used. Beautiful card!

Michelle said...

great cards! So pretty. Love the butterfly!

lillianchild said...

Maria - I love your style of art and creativity! Thanks for sharing your talents with us!

Ceal said...

Lovely samples
I am a new ippity chick and I can't wait to sell these sets :)

Michelle (mla1111) said...

Definitely fabulous!!! :) Hooray for new ippity!!!

Jessica said...

these are so pretty! especially love the second card! the layout, colors and stamps on it are just awesome!!!

Eryn Hagen said...

Maria these are SO ADORABLE! I love the "happy" feel that they both have, simply AMAZING!!! :)

Diane S. said...

Can't wait to see the full sets!!Yippee!!

Pam said...

love your cards

Pam said...

cute, cute, so inspirational.

craftymom205 said...

Great color choices for your cards.

beastybunny said...

Such cute cards. Great work!

Rona said...

Gorgeous creations - I love the colors in the first card - FABulous!!

AScrappersDelight said...

These cards are so sweet!