Thursday, May 5, 2011

Cinco de Mayo Blog Hop

Hello sweet bloggy friends!! Thank you for joiniing us for the Cinco De Mayo Blog hop hosted by the super amazing Abby from Scrapbookaholic by Abby!! If you are coming from the awesome Angelica then you are in the right place!! If not you can start at the beginning here!

Ok so what is this hop about you ask? Well Cinco de Mayo (Spanish for "fifth of May") is a holiday held on May 5 that commemorates the Mexican army's unlikely victory over French forces ...at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862, under the leadership of General Ignacio Zaragoza Seguín. It is celebrated primarily in the state of Puebla and in the United States. While Cinco de Mayo sees limited significance in Mexico itself, the date is observed nationwide mostly in the United States as a celebration of Mexican heritage and pride. "Cinco de Mayo is not a Mexican holiday—it is anAmerican Civil War holiday, created spontaneously by Mexicans and Latinos living in California who supported the fragile cause of defending freedom and democracy during the first years of that bloody war between the states." Cinco de Mayo is not Mexico's Independence Day, the most important national patriotic holiday in Mexico.

Pretty interesting huh?!! I didn't know any of that, here in San Antonio we dont really have any big celebrations for Cinco De Mayo even though we have lots of Mexican and Latinos here, I shared this with my children since their grandpa (my father in law) is from mexico, I like them to learn more about their heritage!!

Ok so now on to my project! I was really stuck on what to make so I decided to use one of Kich N Bleus digis of a little Mexican lady to make a just because card! She is too cute! I had this great paper that had Mexico all over it just didn't know what to do with it...until now!!

Isnt she adorable?!! Here is a close up of this cute digi
I have some little Alphabet stamps that I got from Michaels for Ashley for a dollar and that is what I used to put the "Hola" on there! I didnt' want to add to much to this card because I am trying to make simple fast cards to put away just in case!
For my blog Candy  I am giving away a set of Digi stamps by Kich N Bleus!! The set I used in fact, which is the Travel set! There are some really cute images!
All you have to do is leave a comment!

Ok its time to hop on to the next blog Which is one of the sweetest most talented crafters out there Gaby from Gaby Creates, I know she is going to have something amazing to share with you! Have fun hopping!


55 comments:

JustYolie said...

What a cute card!

Neha Jain said...

choo sweet

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Sandra 365 Days Of Cricut said...

Super cute! Nice coloring!

Ellen ♥ CardMonkey said...

Sweet!

TFS and oppty to win blog candy!

Fondly,

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Montse said...

Bonita mexicana!!!!Congrats!!!!

Donna said...

Very cute!
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KARLA UREA said...

Super cute Mexicanita!!!

GlendaLea said...

I have never tried diGi stamps, but would love to! This is very sweet!
Glenda
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shersl84bed said...

Cute card.

Smiles Sher
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Angelica Suarez said...

Erika - your coloring is BEAAAAAUUUUTIFUL! Love the pattern paper choice and this digi stamp is adorable! Love it!

Tanya said...

How sweet!! LOVE your coloring !!!

Hugs,
Tanya
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Houses Built of Cards said...

So sweet and pretty!!!

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SCRAPGIRL : PATTY TANUZ said...

wowowowow, I use the same Kich design, is super beautiful!!!! Love yourwork!!!! Kisses from México! :)

Jessica said...

great job. VIVA! TFS

Jess B.
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Anniebee said...

Cite card, Erika! Kich's design is perfect for your card as is the paper you used. Great coloring job, too! TFS!

Anniebee

Cheryl Winget said...

This card would really brighten someone's day. It made me smile just to see it! TFS

Anabé said...

Preciosa esa muñequita!!! y bello diseño de la tarjeta. Felicitaciones!!!

Lillian Child said...

Love the bit of history about today - thanks! And what a sweet card creation!

Vicki said...

Super cute card.

Abby said...

LOVE it!!!! Thanks for being part of this hop with me!!!

Lisa R. said...

Great job showcasing the cute image. Thanks for sharing. joy4umetoo at hotmail dot com

Solecito said...

me encanto el sello!!! esta lindo tu trabajo!, felicidades!!!

Yelyn said...

Que Chula la mexicanita, Felicidades.

My Quilling Nest said...

Aww I love these digis!!! Your card is super fun and creative...
Hugs,
Linda

Carol said...

Super cute card, TFS

Gina (Happymom2010) said...

OMG, She is just adorable!!!! I love her falda.

Gina L.

Amy K said...

Great Card. Love the digi stamp.

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Christine Real said...

I really like this card, very cute!

I have never used a digi stamp, I just saw them for the first time when I was blog hopping last weekend, don't know how to use them.

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Mommy's Crafty Creations said...

Hola, your card is soo adorable....love it!!

Veronica
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Cricut Critter said...

Cute card, good thing you had that Mexico paper laying around looks like it came in handy!

debbie324 said...

the card is awesome....Happy Cinco de Mayo!!!!



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pruttybird said...

Very cute card.

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Ashley said...

That is so adorable!! I love your card, your right that paper is perfect!!

Ashley
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Mimita said...

Preciosa... nada que decir que me encanto la tarjeta ademas de la facilidad con la que demuestras todo lo que sabes.

sweetlilscrapper said...

that is an adorable card! :)

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Scrappin Place said...

Love it!

silvia said...

Cute card!! I LOVE the digi!!

Melissa said...

Very nicely done, thanks for sharing

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La Miscelanea said...

Adorable. Las trenzas divinasss.

Jacqueline said...

So Adorable - already a follower - tfs
Jacqueline
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Scrappin' Sista said...

How fun! Love your card. TFS!

Christel
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artescrap by diana said...

Pretty! they look so cute!!!

Saludos

Diana
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Amanda Villarreal said...

This is really pretty and that digi is adorable!

TFS!

Amanda
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Lisa said...

This is so adorable! I love the background paper and that digi...colored perfectly!

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Polly said...

Muy bonita y la mexicana encantadora pero tierna.
Besos

pixiebunniedust said...

I love the digi!! Great card and cute colors!

FMonty said...

Beautiful!!! Love it! TFS :)

Anna said...

So very cute. Great job.
I'm a follower.
Thanks for the chance to win.
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Theresa said...

Awesome job, this is such a perfect stamp for this hop! I love her braids.
TFS
Theresa
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Percilla G said...

I love her - and that paper. I love when all of sudden you can use something you have had laying around forever.
Very cute chica
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GabyCreates.com said...

Oh so cute Erika! Were did you get that paper? I want some!!

Babe O'Mara said...

Your card is so sweet. Nice job.

Babe
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Pam F said...

She is Adorable. It is hard to make "easy" cards for me also. Nice job

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Jill Angel said...

Cute card. I think you did a wonderful job. TFS!
Jill
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Scrappy Zeni said...

What a great card! I love all the colors that you used and your prismacoloring is just beautiful!!! ;-) you should take up teaching some of your online friends!!