May 5, 2011

Cinco De Mayo Blog Hop!!!

Blog Hop

Good Morning to all!!!

 Happy Cinco de Mayo!!!! I am so excited for today. I get to wear a shirt my sister bought for me in Mexico to work. My students are going to perform the Mexican Hat Dance. It should be fun!!

Well on to the blog hop. Today's Hop is hosted by the wonderful and Extremely Talented Abby. You should have arrived here from Linda.

I am so super excited to be part of it. If many of you don't know the history behind Cinco De Mayo here is a little info for you from Wikipedia:

Cinco de Mayo (Spanish for "fifth of May") is a holiday held on May 5 that commemorates the Mexican army's unlikely victory over Frenchforces 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.

For today's project I created a Card for my Hubby. Here it is:

My Inspiration. LOL

Used Birthday Bash for pinata.
Handmade tissue Paper Flower and
Hand written sentiment!

Hope you enjoyed this card. I had a lot of fun creating it. I am off to make a few more for my co-workers. I might just add some mexican candy inside. Yum!

                                                           Off to Patty

If you want to start at the beginning, here is the Line up of all the fabulosity!!















JustYolie said...

Great card, love that you made your own flower out of tissue. :)

Neha Jain said...

nice one...n gr8 blog hop

Sandra 365 Days Of Cricut said...

How cute!! I love the pinata and that flower! Have fun wearing your cinco de mayo clothes LOL!

Ellen ♥ CardMonkey said...

Very cute. The flower is beautiful!

TFS and oppty to win blog candy!


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KARLA UREA said...

Wao I love your card!!! Feliz 5 de Mayo!!!
Karla U

shersl84bed said...

Super cute card. Love the donkey with the fun colors.

Smiles Sher
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Angelica Suarez said...

Great job Monica! Love the colors and of course, the Coronita, too! hehe You have such pretty handwriting!

Anonymous said...

Your card is sooo pretty

Houses Built of Cards said...

So cute!!!

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wowowow love your card!!! But love your "Coronita" too hehehe Here, in my City, do a lot of hot, is super hot, then, I need it jajajaja Kisses from México! :)

Jessica said...

Very pretty. Love your flower and inspiration. VIVA! TFS

Jess B.
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Anniebee said...

Cute pinata card and I love the tissue paper flower! Great job!

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Anabé said...

Me encanta este diseño y la combinación de colores. Rojo y negro le dan un toque muy especial. Felicitaciones.

Lillian Child said...

That little burro is so cute - I'm sure your hubby will adore this card creation!

Vicki said...

Very cute. Thanks for sharing.

Abby said...

That is a nice inspiration!!! hehehehe Love your pinata!!! the colors are just perfect!!!!!

Lisa R. said...

Great inspirational card. Love the flower! Thanks for sharing. joy4umetoo at hotmail dot com

Yelyn said...

Que belleza, felicitaciones.

Yelyn said...

Muy linda, Felicitaciones

My Quilling Nest said...

Love your card. And you have really pretty handwriting....:)
Linda K.

Josie0602 said...

Cute card!! I love pinata!

Carol said...

super cute card TFS

Amy K said...

Great Card, good ideas on this blog hop

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Mommy's Crafty Creations said...

So cute and cheers! lol

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Solecito said...

linda tarjetaaa! ese caballo o burrito de colores me recuerda cuando vas a la basilica de Guadalupe y estan los caballitos para sacarse la foto del recuerdo!! algo muuuy de aqui!! felicidades

PinkBlingCrafter said...

Hey girlie!! super cute pinata!!and how fun wearing you Cinco de Myo shirt you must post a picture!! Have fun sipping some margaritias this evening LOL!!!

Christine Real said...

Oh this is so cute! Love your "inspiration" trying to see if that is a full or empty bottle, lol! Great job! I will think of you when I am having my delicious mexican dinner and drinking my margaritas tonight!

Christine Real said...

uh oh,forgot to put my e-mail [email protected]

pruttybird said...

Great card!!!

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debbie324 said...

very adorable festive...and i love your
Happy Cinco De Mayo!!!

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sweetlilscrapper said...

love that pinata!!
sweetlilscrapper at hotmail dot ca

Mimita said...

Me encanto, felicidades por este hermoso trabajo

silvia said...

Cute card!

Scrappin Place said...

how neat

Cricut Critter said...

Good job with the piñata so cute! and the tissue paper flowers are the perfect mexican touch.

Melissa said...

I am sure your husband will love it! Thanks so much for sharing!

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artescrap by diana said...

Awesome!! I love you´re card and you´re piñata, and you´re flower, and your beer!!! Thank you for sharing thin great job!


Amanda Villarreal said...

So cute! I love how inspiration can come from anything ;).

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Lisa said...

This is just adorable and I love the handmade flower! So awesome!

FMonty said...

Love the pinata! TFS :)

Anna said...

So very cute. Just adorable.
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Bella Scrapbook Designs said...

Love your pinata card!

Theresa said...

Cute card!!! I love the inspiration lol. I may be biased grandparents are Corona's hahahha. GREAT creation!
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Percilla G said...

I love where your inspiration came from - mY favorite Mexican Beer is Dos x - that takes me back _ cute card with the donkey and the colorful flower

Ashley said...

How adorable!! I just love your card. Great Job!!!

ScrappinAsh at gmail dot com said...

So super cute and festive! Love your hand made flower! TFS great idea...

Babe O'Mara said...

Cute card. Love the tissue flower. Thanks for sharing.

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Lisa said...

What a cute card! I have an award for you...visit my blog to check out the details:


Pam F said...

Very cute! We share an inspiration! Love the tissue is very 'FIESTA!!'
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Jill Angel said...

Love your card. So festive. TFS!
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Ledia..... said...

super cute!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Scrappin' Sista said...

Great card. Love the colors. It's very creative. TFS!

Christel (Scrappin' Sista)

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