Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Mother Goose Nursery Rhyme Blog Hop

The winner of my Blog hop candy is Comment #19 which is Raquel from!
Raquel please email me with your address so I can get the cricut cart out to you:-) and Congrats

Welcome to Mother Goose Nursery Rhyme Blog Hop which runs from October 21-23! Our Host is Theresa of the Scrapbooking Queen blog :, which is where you will want to start the hop:-) You need to make it all the way through the wonderful talented designers on this hop as some may have blog candy give aways themselves, like me:-) Read all the way to the end, I have blog candy too! There is also a Grand prize at The scrapbooking queens!

If you came here from Lynn: your on the right track, each one of the designers got to pick a nursery rhyme and I picked "Little Miss Muffet" for my card. I had a hard time finding the true history of the nursery rhyme as there are conflicting stories so here is what I found online in the online Encyclopedia :

Origins and meaning

The rhyme first appeared in print in 1805, in a book titled Songs for the Nursery. Like many such rhymes, its origins are unclear. Some claim it was written by Dr. Thomas Muffet (d.1604), a sixteenth-century English entomologist, for his stepdaughters; others claim it refers to Mary, Queen of Scots (1543–87), who was said to have been frightened by religious reformer John Knox (1510–72).[2] The former explanation is speculative and the latter is doubted by most literary scholars, who note that stories linking folk tales or songs to political events are often urban legends.[1]

And here is the Nursery Rhyme:

Little Miss Muffet
Sat on a tuffet,
Eating her curds and whey;
Along came a spider,
Who sat down beside her
And frightened Miss Muffet away.

The Grand Prize is a Mother Goose Digital Assortment from Meljens design

Here is the rules of the hop to be entered to win

1} Become a follower of The Queen's blog and comment below

2} Like Meljen's Design FB page ... tell her THE Queen sent me...

For an extra chance to win..

3} Become a follower Meljen's Blog

for an extra chance to win:

4} Become a follower of all the blogs and comment here (Queen's Blog)

Here are the links you will need:

Meljen's Designs Store
Like and let them know: "The Queen sent me"
Now onto my card:-) I used Mo Manning's Miss MuffetI colored her with Copic markers, added some spica pens for the white areas and a bit of red for the eyes on the spider and the buttons on her cuffs and shoes
Copic colors: E47, 44, 43, 11, 00, 000, R39,37,35, W7,5,3,B000
I used paper I had left over from other projects and the border punch is a Martha Stewart, the ribbon is from a craft store and the paper roses are from the wonderful shop called Wild Orchid crafts:-) Thank you so much for coming here to hop for my Blog candy: I am giving away a brand new never been opened Live Simply Cricut lite cartridge:-) Please leave a comment to be in it to possibly win:-) and if you like what I make here on my blog and aren't a follower I would love to have you join:-) thats it for my candy, and don't forget for the grand prize you have to go back to Theresa's blog The scrapbooking queen
Now onto the next person which is my friend Sherri:

I've added this to:
Simon Says stamps: Nursery rhymes/fairy tales

Here's the blog lineup in case you get lost along the way.....
Have a great weekend:-) Thanks for stopping by


  1. Beautiful card and great image you colored! I love it.

  2. this is so beautiful Michele, your coloring is gorgeous!! what a great image for the nursery rhyme all mo's images!
    Fab candy offer, thanks for the opportunity to be in the draw!

  3. OMGoodness I just love that image.. it adorable and your whole card layout is divine..
    Thank you for being apart of The Queen's Mother Goose Blog Hop
    The Scrapbooking Queen

  4. Very bright job! Love this image! the card is fantastic!!!
    Hugs. Larisa. xx

  5. Your card is precious! I just love it.
    I am a new follower.


    cascrapper at gmail dot com

  6. Love the image. Such a cute card. Thank you for sharing.

  7. What a cute card. I love the image. Love that nursery rhyme.
    glamoroussideofscrapping at gmail dot com

  8. Michele,
    Your card is amazing! You are unbelieveable at coloring....gorgeous gorgeous job. Your card brings back childhood memories of my grandmother singing this rhyme to me. I forgot about that until I saw your card and it brought tears to my eyes. Thank you so much for sharing this great card!
    bootsandbling at gmail dot com

  9. Oh Michele - this is so sweet! I love Mo's images but had never seen this one. I love how you colored her and all the little extras just make this card perfect! I am a new follower of your magical blog and I know I will love spending time here.

    rebeccadunham at hotmail dot com

  10. What a cute card. Nice job with the copics. Would love to win the cartridge. Have become a new follower. That's why I like these hops - find the neatest ideas. Peggie
    barker944 at msn dot com

  11. Great card! Thanks for sharing your creativity!

  12. so cute love the image your coloring is fabulous

  13. Fantastic card!!! Miss Muffet is just adorable! :)

  14. very beautiful! love the colors of the patterned papers you used, the image is so cute and I super love the ribbon and red/white roses.


  15. Beautiful card! Thanks for sharing!

    kmgillon at yahoo dot com

  16. Your card is simply lovely. Thanx for sharing

  17. That is such a cute card! I really like the image and the colors you selected. Thanks for sharing, I'm a new follower.-Raquel @

  18. This is my favorite nursery rhyme and your card is stunning. TFS
    TTFN from a new follower. dpookybear at yahoo dot com

  19. I love your project!!!TFS!!!


  20. OH I love this card
    Great colors together and that image was perfect
    Now a follower

  21. What an amazing card you made! Just love it! Am now a follower of yours, and will be checking back often!


  22. super cute card with great papers and fabulous roses.
    Eva :0)
    I have a giveaway on my blog

  23. Cute card! Your coloring is amazing and I love the flowers. I"m a new follower. Thanks for the chance to win!

    bborre at hotmail dot com

  24. Love the colors and coloring. Wonderful ribbon and flowers detailing. Thank you for sharing and the chance to win. I am a new follower.

  25. An absolutely glorious card -- I really like Little Miss Muffett and the colors are beautiful and elegant!

  26. Such ayummy card.
    Very pretty colouring.

  27. Oh this is adorable and so beautiful too.
    Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamps Challenge.