Thursday, September 20, 2012

Brighton's 2nd Birthday Blog Hop!

Welcome to a very special celebration for a very special little boy. Brighton is a sweet little boy who has had a rough start to his life. The doctors believe Brighton has a rare metabollic disease called mitochondrial disease.
Mitochondrial disease is an energy depleting disease. You can read more about Mitochondrial disease at or 
Brighton has made it to his 2nd birthday, despite all the challenges that he has faced this year. So we are all gathering to celebrate and cheer!
Today several talented crafty friends have decided to join in this celebration!
If you came here from Rachelle's blog, then you are in the right place. If not please go back to the beginning, to Shawnee's blog, and be sure to see all the amazing projects.
We have some great sponsors for this hop they include:
A $20 GC to KaDoodle Bug Designs
(Gift Card is for regular priced items, not sale prices)

A dust cover for a Silhouette Cameo from 
Wunder's Creations 

This adorable Mini Album Kit from
A stamp set from CardzTV Stamps

Requirements to enter:
Leave a comment on each blog
Follow each sponsor on FB (if you don't do fb let us know)
Leave a comment on Shawnee's blog with your birthday wish for Brighton
Here's the card I made for Brighton...
Have a wonderful birthday little guy!
I used the new Cricut Lite Teddy Bear Parade cart, and cut this adorable birthday bear at 3 1/4".
He's on a yellow striped mat cut at 5" from 
Elegant Edges, page 52. 
I'm also giving another set of Cardz TV stamps as my blog candy...just leave a comment to enter!
Now you are onto your next party stop!!
 Thanks so much for joining us!
Your next stop is Anita's blog!


  1. Beautiful card for Brighton!!! I'm sure he'll love it! I know I do!


  2. I love this new teddy bear lite cartridge, Mary. This is such an adorable card!! Thank you so much for joining me in celebrating his life!! I appreciate you!

  3. Such a cut and perfect card for Brighton.

    marg0006 at verizon dot net

  4. I love your card it's adorable perfect for an adorable little boy. This cartridge is the sweetest cartridge ever and love what you've been doing with it!!

  5. Such a touching story Mary... I love the card you made for Brighton, that bear is sooo cute!

  6. Oh Mary your card is adorable. I think Brighton will love it. I love the teddy bear and bright colors!!

  7. What a sweet card for a sweet boy!! I might need to add this cart to my list!

  8. Aw, Mary, what a sweet card for Brighton! :) Janis

  9. Awww, what a cute card Mary! I know Brighton will love all the bright colors on your card.

  10. Brighton has some wonderful friends! Beary cute card, Mary.
    Martha from Norman

  11. Happy 2nd Birthday Brighton. Wonderful card Mary,I love these new carts. looks like I'll be doing some cricut shopping soon.

  12. Super cute card! Love the colors! :)

  13. happy Birthday Brighton.. Love the card Mary!

  14. This is so adorable, Mary. Isn't that teddy bear cartridge the cutest ever. I didn't nab it the first day I saw and that was a mistake, because they're all sold out at my local Walmart. Maybe I can find it when I get to Florida.

    Bear Hugs, Jeri

  15. Adorable card!! I'm sure Brighton is going to love it!!! :)

  16. I love your card Mary!!! He is going to LOVE it

  17. so adorable Mary!
    happy to be hopping with you!

  18. Cute card! Happy Birthday Brighton!

  19. Mary! I just love the card you made for precious little Brighton..It is so bright and cheery..

  20. An adorable card for a beautiful little boy! Happy Birthday Brighton!

  21. Hi Mary Thanks for the blog hop & hope that little guy enjoys his birthday!!!

  22. Wonderful card! Happy Birthday Brighton!

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  24. Such a sweet card for a sweet little boy. Happy birthday Brighton!

  25. What a cute card. I am sure Brighton will love it!

  26. Such a cute card. Happy birthday brighton

  27. Brighton is just adorable.

    I have just started paper crafting after 5 years of digiscrapping. Both are fun, but I'm starting to like paper more!

    Love your blog, BTW. It's on my reading list.

  28. Mary: What a cute teddy bear card for a cute snuggly Brighton. Your card is so bright and cheery; just like his smiles!

    ~Beth & Emily

  29. I LOVE your card! The colors are PERFECT and the bear is so CUTE!

  30. What a beautiful blog hop I will be praying for Brighton thanks for the giveaways!!

  31. Happy Birthday Brighton may you have many more!


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