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Mother's Day Blog Link Up Party!!!

WELCOME!
Today the Altered Pages Design Team
has created a few inspiration projects for our
Mother's Day Link-up Party
 

 
MOST important we want YOU to join the fun
by Linking-up your own Mother's Day project! 
 
Check out what the team has created!
 
 
 
 
 

 
 Please visit the Design Teams Inspiration Posts on their bogs to see details on creating their projects!  Please let them know your were by!!!
 
Click on the collage sheets to enlarge and download!
Use these if you desire on your
Mother's Day Link Up Project

 
Alter Your Creativity Link Up Blog Party Rules

  • Your project must be newly created within the time frame of this challenge - no back linking allowed! 
  • Your project you must use at least one item from Altered Pages, ie, collage sheet, eco art board, tags, papers etc. and don't forget to tell us what it is. We have provided a couple of collage sheets for you to use!!!
  • Link Up your entry using the inLinkz Tool at the bottom of this post, remember to link directly to your blog post or photo of your entry. Entries not linked directly will be deleted.  
  • Link up to three different projects 
  • You have until the 15th of May 2015, midnight Pacific Time, to link up your entry via the link below! 
  • Please visit others Link Ups and let them know you were there!
  • Please follow this blog
  • Share the Link-up Party on Facebook
  • Display the Party Badge on your blog.

    There will be a random winner chosen from the Link Ups

 We can't wait to see what you create!

 

Comments

  1. You ladies out did yourselves. Great projects!

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  2. What a wonderful array of styles and skills! Corrine Marie's chalkboard house is delightful - would make a the perfect "refrigerator hanger" to keep a running grocery list! As usual, Barbara Rankin's work just knocks me out (yes, I'm a fan!) - and something tells me she gets her love of visual crafts from Mom who must do a lot of fabric work! I love all the embellishments and decorations - and, as I always end up saying, it comes down to Barbara's unerring eye for composition to really make her art jump and announce itself! Lyneen James' retro design is a delight. Were women ever truly that happy to receive an automatic dishwasher or clothes washer? The lady in her pictures looks happy as a lark and just as ready to burst into song! Another piece that shows great composition and use of materials.

    Thanks for sharing your talents with us...I feel inspired! Happy Mother's Day to all of you - and if you're not a mother, then Happy Mother's Day to YOUR mother!

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    1. Thanks for your kind words, Tristan. Means a lot coming from a talented artist such as yourself.

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    2. Tristan you have a way with words that make a happy heart. Thanks for your compliments!

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  3. Thank you all for participating in the Mothers Day Link Up Party!!! you will find the winner here: http://alteredpages-artsociates.blogspot.com/2015/05/may-in-arizona-i-think-it-is.html

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