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Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Weekly Wednesday Post

Good Evening!  I'm so happy you stopped in for a visit.  What have you been up to?  Have you finished your Christmas shopping?  Only 5 more days!  Believe it or not, I'm not done yet, I have a few more gifts to go.  

So I've decided I'll be posting just once a week to start off with and see how things go.  And I think I'll try Wednesdays since it's the middle of the week.  Did you notice, I have 17 followers!  I am so super excited!  Thanks to all of you that have become followers!

I only have two cards to share with you this week.  First off, I have another Christmas card to show you. 

 I enjoy coloring so much.  My sweet husband purchased several sets of Spectrum Noir markers for me for Christmas.  Well I got them early so I was able to use them for my fireplace on my card.  

The inside........

For my second card, I created a birthday card................

I used Hero Art stamps for my flowers and I colored them with chalk.  

I hope you enjoyed my cards today.  I won't be back until after the first of the year due to my husband having a hip replacement on the 27th.  Please keep him in your prayers.  

Wishing you a very Merry Christmas 
and a
Happy New Year!!!!!!!!!!!
Mary Ann


  1. Love your cards! The Christmas card is Gorgeous! Great job on the coloring! I'm sure everything will go fine with Bobby's surgery. I'll be keeping him in my prayers. Can't wait to see what you create for your next post!
    Miranda :)

  2. HI Mary Ann....what a gorgeous cards just love your traditional Christmas fireplace card and your lovely floral creation.
    Thank you for visiting my blog and for your kind comments...
    Happy Christmas to you an your family


  3. I just want to curl up in front of that fireplace with a book in hand. Darling scene you created :)

  4. Mary Ann, your cards are beautiful! I especially like the fireplace - great coloring!! Thank you for following my blog! I am grateful. I'll be checking your blog out on Wednesdays or maybe Thursday to see what you've been up to!! blessings, shelia

  5. Congratulations Mary Ann on your posting and your gorgeous cards. Love the fireplace card and all your great colouring in. Praying your husband has a successful hip replacement and is running around in no time. Linda

  6. These are beautiful cards...both of them. I especially love the fireplace card with its warm homey feel, so perfect for the holidays.

    I'll say prayers for your husband and his surgery. My mother-in-law had a hip replacement this past year, and she did beautifully. Sometimes I think it's more stressful on the care-givers (you) than the patient. =)

    Merry Christmas to you and your family!

  7. Both cards are beautiful!! Merry Christmas!

  8. Thanks for visiting my blog! Your cards are lovely! I wish you, too, a very happy Christmas! Valerie

  9. Beautiful cards my dear! Christmas gift in advance huh? Is that legal?? haha Have a Happy and Merry Christmas!!
    Tammy at Créations LaDiva :) xx

    I have some candy on my blog, you are more than welcome to join and thank you if you already have ☺

  10. Lovely cards!!
    Merry Christmas!!
    Happy holidays!! :)

  11. Your cards are lovely on your blog - you should enter them in card challenges - I will teach you if interested. Where did you get the fireplace digital stamp? It is a nice creation and great card! Enjoy your week and I prayed for your hubby - I understand that there are great works for hip replacements these days - God bless and thanks for stopping by my blog - Gail

  12. Beautiful cards!!! Happy Holidays!!

  13. These are just gorgeous! Lovely and festive, and I like the floral birthday card too.

  14. In all my hustle and bustle and family illnesses, I'm a lttle later in visitng blogs. That's nice that you have chosen a day to post and not get overwhelmed with posting too much and getting burned out. Two wonderful cards....a little Christmas and a little Spring! Have a safe, well, New Year

  15. Your cards are terrific, the fireplace image and doily are really pretty. Glad your husband is doing better! Happy New Year!!

  16. Beautiful cards, Mary Ann! Love the fireplace, it's so beautifully colored! Love the doily and the flowers, too! Wish you and your family a very happy new year!! Hugs