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Tuesday Alchemy Challenge #13: Mother Dear

Today is such an exciting day!!  I can finally share I am now part of the Tuesday Alchemy Design Team.  I feel blessed to be part of such an amazing and talented group of women.  I hope you will check out all their blogs as well as becoming a part of the Tuesday Alchemy community if you haven't done so already.

This weeks challenge is called Mother, Dear and this is my first project submitted as a design team member.   I hope you will consider submitting your own project for this challenge.

The canvases are 5" x 5" and I painted them white.  Added some gorgeous paper to the front, back and inside.  Of course I had to add as much bling as possible by using stickles, strands of pearls, an elegant black button, along with lace and ric rac.  I love the colors and the photo is of myself and my two amazing daughters when they surprised me with a trip to Disneyland for my 50th birthday.  We had so much fun.  

Thanks for looking and I hope you will visit again soon as I am putting together my first blog give away.  Have a blessed day!!!

I have also submitted this project to the following blogs:


  1. Hi Laine this is brilliant news, congratulations well done. This is one fantastic creation, the design is wonderful the ribbon, lace and that photo is superb, wonderful creativity.
    Lorraine x

  2. How beautiful is this?! So many lovely details to drool, sorry.....enjoy lookin' at! A really gorgeous keepsake....well done!
    p.s. Congrats on the new DT position.....go girl!

  3. Congrats on your DT position and what a beautiful project to showcase! Thanks for playing in the Inky Challenges

  4. Fabulous project! So pretty! I love all the details.

    I’m stopping by from MIM. (I’m number 70)


    **I am having a couple of give-aways on my blog. Feel free to stop by if you are interested.**

  5. Beautiful creation to go with the beautiful picture and words! Your daughters sound lovely! So happy that we will be sharing a part of the crafting journey together!

  6. Stunning project. Love the colours you have used.The inside is also very Beautiful. Thanks for joining us at Inky Impressions.

  7. Hi, Laine! I'm oh, so delighted that you joined the team at Tuesday Alchemy - You create beautiful pieces :)

    BTW, I'll get in touch with you soon - I promise! I've just been so busy that I haven't had time & I apologize for not talking to you when I originally said I would.

    Lots of joy,

  8. Gorgeous project Laine - love the bright colours and the whole feel lends itself perfectly to the photo you have used. Very inspiring. Saw it on MIM and glad I stopped by for a closer look.
    Stamping Shanni

  9. amazing project Laine!!!

  10. Beautiful! Thanks for joining us this week at 2 Sisters Challenge!




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