Saturday, July 30, 2016

My Mom in Munich and 2 Birthday Cards

Hallo my Blogland friend, I am sorry that I never visiting the blogland :) my Mom was coming here to Munich at 25 July and will stay till middle of September, also I was (and still) busy go shopping with her and I cooked also together with her :) here is a picture of me, my Mom and my friend in Munich, Yulli :)

And today I wanna share the card that my Boss in the office ordered to me :) I was so happy as he came to me and told me that he need 7 Birthday Cards...wooow...ok as I have only limited time I first made 2 cards for him :) here they are.

Using the sketch from Share Joy Challenge:


I made this Lion Card, using Bugaboo Image. I colored with Akashiya SAI. I Sponged too the brick stencil under the Lion, the sentiment is PTI.

Challenges for my first card are:

TTCRD 26 July: Anything Goes

Inspiration Destination #96 : Anything Goes 

Simply Papercraft #34 : Anything Goes

Bastel Traum #43: Anything Goes

Brown Sugar Challenge #209: ATG

Colour Crazy Craft Challenge #18: ATG 

Crafting With Friends #26: ATG 

Aloha Friday Challenge #77: All About Animals

Poladoodles Craft Challenge Week 30: ATG 


My second card is for a man, with sail boat:

I choose the sketch from Freshly Made Sketches:

Challenges for my second card are:

CIU #101: Red, White and Blue

FFC #149: ATG

Thanks for looking and leaving me some love, wishing you happy Saturday :)




  1. These cards are awesome! And yay! Moms are the best! :)

  2. Wow, Monika, how special it must be to have your mom visiting. And the picture of you, your mum and Yuli is a treasure. Your mum looks so much like you or the other way round. Lol.
    Your tiger card is the sweetest. I love his expressions. It has a very clean and definite outline which I like. I am a big fan of clean and simple.

    Happy times with your mum and I am so happy that your boss has ordered cards from you,


  3. Great masculine birthday cards. You must enjoy having your beautiful mom around.
    Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}

  4. Have a wonderful time with your Mum, Monika. Your cards today are wonderful

  5. Great cards Monika. Enjoy spending time with your Mum.

  6. eine tollen Aufenthalt deine MUM in Germany...
    und du siehst ihr so ähnlich *hammer
    Deine Karten sind toll !!!
    LG hellerlittle

  7. Good to see you at The Male Room Monika and good to see you with your Mum, you all look very happy.

    Both are Great cards and colours. Thank you for joining us at The Male Room Challenge Faith DT x

  8. These are both awesome! Love the lion but my favourite is the sailboat! Gorgeous card! I hope you and your Mom have a lot of fun - I would love to have my Mom stay with me for awhile! Enjoy!

  9. Great to see your picture and your cards are fabulous! Enjoy your time with your mom!

  10. Wonderful photo of you and your sister and mom. You look like her. Very pretty.
    Your card with the cute animal peeking out is so cute. I love the colors and layout.
    The sail boat one Oh MY it's awesome. The coloring is great. The circle scene is awesome and the die is perfect. I LOVE IT.. hope your having an awesome time with family. Hugs

  11. Wow! Such a cute pic! Enjoy your time with your Mom! Sending her love!
    And I love your cute lion image with beautiful stenciling! And the sailing boat is superb, perfect for Men's card!

  12. How lovely to have your mom visiting, Monika - and how fun to go shopping together, hey!!!! What a lovely photo of the three of you!!!!!
    So happy for you that your boss is ordering so many cards from you!!!! And these two are so pretty!!! Such a sweet little lion and I love the bricks and the stripes at the bottom!!! VerY cute!!! I really like the great embossing folders you used for both cards - such wonderful bgs!!!! The boat is beautiful and your card has a lovely CAS feel!!! Well done on both of these, my friend!!!!
    Have fun with your mom, hey!!!

  13. Thanks for joining our Fun-Day Friday Challenge @ Jo’s Scrap Shack.

  14. Two lovely cards - I love the layout and the embossing is perfect for the images! Thanks for joining our challenge at Crafting with friends. Good luck!

  15. selamat petang Monika ;o)
    How nice to see a photo of you and you Mother and your friend.
    Lovely cards you have made, I really like the one with the sailing ship, cn you tell what you used for the background, it looks like an embossing folder or
    Enjoy the stay of your Mother to the fullest.

  16. Love this, Monika. That rope embossing is just perfect.

    Thanks for linking to Cut it Up for our Red, White, and Blue challenge!


  17. So nice to have your mum around, must be great for your sons too, to have grandma on visit.
    Love how you used the bugaboo image with this sketch. A very 'tidy' yet detailed design, coloring and colors are perfect!
    And I never can resist a nautical design, I've lived in the Swiss alps and inland France, but I always missed the ocean air. It's beautifully made, you know I love that embossing folder as I've got it myself:)

  18. Me again. So glad I got to see this awesome card again and so glad you shared over at Inspiration Destination. Big hugs friend.
    Billie A
    Inspiration Destination
    Catch the bug
    Creative with Stamps
    Aud Sentiments

  19. What a great card! I love that sailboat and the fun embossed background! Have a great visit with your mom! Thanks for joining us this week at Freshly Made Sketches!

  20. Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Kitty Bee Designs, good luck!!! Amy DT

  21. Awww, how fun to cook and shop with your mom! Happy for you-- definitely worth taking time away from crafting for! ;) Don't you love it when people request cards? It gives a purpose, and for me it helps me to focus sometimes... I love the creative process, but I also like a deadline! These certainly pleased and impressed your boss!

  22. Liebe Monika,
    Du hast wieder 2 wunderbare Kärtchen gestaltet! Total niedlich, bzw. super toll so mit dem Boot und dem geprägten Hintergrund. Klasse!
    Ich freu mich sehr, dass Du Deinen Löwen bei Basteltraum zeigst und drücke Dir für die Auslosung die Daumen.

  23. Love your cards and your family picture! Glad you shared this at FMS!

  24. Oh Monika your boat card is awesome.. The texture of the ropes is just wonderful and your image is perfect and whimsical.. What a wonderful guy card for your boss.. Wow I just can't stop looking at it.. Where on earth did you get your crafty hands on that embossing folder.. LOVE...

  25. Fab makes. Thanks for joining us in our Anything Goes challenge at Polkadoodles
    Anjie (DT)

  26. Fabulous make. Thanks for joining us in our Anything Goes challenge at Graph’It Markers Colouring Challenge
    Anjie (DT)

  27. Fantastic card! I love the rope background and the nautical! Fantastic job Monika my friend~

  28. Oh, I forgot...what a great pic of your mom and you. Have a great visit and enjoy the simple things in life!

  29. Awesome set of cards, especially those embossing folders...TFS it with Brown Sugar Challenge~

  30. Beautiful cards -love the cute lion and embossing-enjoy your time with your Mum---Thank you for joining us at Simply Papercrafts
    Carol DT x

  31. Such a cute inmage and lovely embossing. Thank you for joining us at the Anything Goes Challenge at Polkadoodles. Helen DT xx

  32. Hi Monika, I love the sailing boat and the embossed rope background is perfect with it. Thank you for sharing it with us at TMR.

  33. I really like the nautical theme and the lovely embossed rope background. Great card. Sorry to be so late commenting, and thanks so much for playing along with our colour challenge at The Male Room! Deborah, DT.


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