bellarific friday

it’s BELLARIFIC FRIDAY and it’s “NAM NAM” (read post below for definition of NAM NAM)

Hiya tootsie rolls… (mmmm tootsie rolls)

So today is Bellarific Friday and WHAT a roundup.. OMG.. grab a cuppa joe or some tea filled with cream and sweetner (cuz ya have to save where you can) and off we goooooo!

Let’s discuss some winnahs from last week!

Winnah for CONTRIBUTIN’ to Bellarific Friday ($20 in bella buckeroonis) goes to…

Random Integer Generator

Here are your random numbers:

11- ROSIE! you win!  please email me and I will send you your MOOOOOLAH

Timestamp: 2012-01-27 14:53:48 UTC


Now for the COMMENTAYTIN’ winnah ($10 in bella buckeroonis) goes tooooooo: drumrolll pleaseeeeeeee

Random Integer Generator

Here are your random numbers:

20-Makalah! you win!  please email me and I will send YOU your moolah!

Timestamp: 2012-01-27 14:55:48 UTC

YOU TOO can win some Bella “dough” (sounds crass no?).. if you submit or comment.  I know you’re thereeeeee… I seeeeeee you……. just write a comment and if you have any questions and I will respond within the post! (just check Nam Nam post below thankyouverymuch)

So our challenge this week was a SKETCHYPOO! SOOOO PURTY no?

Let’s see what our PHENOMALICIOUS baberoonis came up with… I just love getting the cards and staring at them and drooling… do you?

Paulineabella used Paulabella’s FRAMED FLORALS

Cathabella used BEEMINE huggabugg

Danabella used ABBY

Ebrubella used AGNES KETTO

Regabella used FLUTTERBY

Robinabella used STEPSISTERS by Mo

Shannanabella used IZZIE HAS A BIRFDAY CAKE

Paulabella used ANASTASIA

Lindabella used SORRY SHANNA by Mo

Now let’s discuss DA SISTAHOOOOOOOOD!!!  (if you submitted and don’t see your card below, I’m not ignoring you..LOL.. I probably misfiled it somewhere so PLEASE resubmit ASAP so I can post!).. thanks


Ashlee H used CAKEY WATT

Brandi used PHOEBE KETTO



Christine H used BEERAFELLA

Corey used FRANKIE'S GIFT from our newest release!


Jessica A used BELLA BABY BUBBLEBATH.. Jess you're gonna be doing that soon!!! (Jessica is due on Feb 3d)!

Karen MOTZABELLA used Snowman Circle (I think Motzabella sends in her cards because she LOVES when I call her MOTZABELLA..LOL)

Leslie used Spencer the Bookworm

Makalah used PATSY PIXIE


Maria used KILO WATT

Gaby Minibella (Maria's daughter) also used KILO Watt

Shannon G used FEELABELLA



WOWEE ZOWEE! (lol what a nerd).. these are fantastic!  and a great turnout ladies.. so proud 🙂

Our weeks are going to now be FILLLLLLED with inspiration.. between art journaling, project life and our bellarific fridays.. SOMEBODY STOOOOPPPP ME….

Don’t forget to submit for next week!  our challenge is A VALENTINE challenge!  Use a Valentine Bella image OR if you don’t have one, Make a RED WHITE AND PINK card using a Bella image!  FUNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNN

If you comment on this week’s post, you have a chance at winning $10 in Bella bucks

Monday’s art journaling theme is using BOOKPRINT somewhere on your page.. cut up words in book print etc.. OR anything you wanna do.. just submit so we can inspire more people to join our group!

If you are doing PROJECT LIFE.. Please don’t hesitate to submit your pages to us for TOOSDAY so we can all drool togethah!


Mwah to da sistahs who will join all da fun!





  1. Halley says:

    Those are fabulous!

  2. paula says:

    REMARKABLE work ladies!! Robin…LOVE the all white!! Mine still needs a sentiment and that will get worked on tonight. As well as all da other stamping I gotta do to break in my virgin rubber.

  3. Peggy Weber says:

    soooooooo cute!

  4. Michelle McMahon says:

    All of these cards are so beautiful! Love the sketch.

  5. Mary J says:

    What gorgeou smakes, love them!

  6. LoriT. says:

    For some reason, I quit getting these blog emails and forgot how much i love these Fridays!! Great cards everyone! 🙂

  7. Patricia Bryngelson says:

    You sure know how to color ladies!

  8. Robb_eeie says:

    Great display of Bella Nam Nam 🙂 I still love seeing the older images and that they too get to come out and play now & then 🙂
    MWah 😉

  9. DawnBeery says:

    LOVE all the cards!

  10. Jennifer Reynard says:

    Oh my goodness! What a huge collection of beautifully designed cards! Well done everyone!

  11. Diana.L says:

    Totally awesome! 🙂

  12. Jennifer bradley says:

    Great cards again this week!

  13. JoAnn H says:

    Lovely takes on the sketch thIs week.

  14. Sandi N. says:

    So many fun ideas!! I love how people interpreted the corners differently. Beautiful

  15. MaryAnn says:

    Wonderful cards this week! great job everyone

  16. Oh what great inspiration from everyone! It always makes me smile to see the minibella’s join in! I just LOVE that!!! Cathabella…I absolutely adore you Huggabugg card=)

  17. Beth Bencie says:

    These cards are all FABULOUS!

  18. Debbie B says:

    Oh my word! What a wonderful diverse card coloring bunch of peoples. Wonderful!

  19. Leslie G says:

    Another wonderful week, wonderful sketch and wonderful participation! Love when the Minbellas make a card too – fantastic!

  20. Angela P. says:

    Love all the gorgeous cards this week! Can’t wait to do a red/pink/white card for next week….

    P.S. I love Tootsie Rolls…especially the vanilla ones!

  21. Brenda C says:

    WOW !!! Love them all!

  22. Fantastic cards this week! I love seeing how each card is so different despite the same basic template.

  23. Jessica says:

    Awesome cards this week. Emily…i guess I won’t be participating in this weeks challenge after all. I gave birth this morning to a 6lbs 7oz baby boy. His name is Nathan 🙂 he got his first bath a couple hours ago, he looked nothing like the Bella stamp image. He was miserable. Lol

  24. Karen says:

    Amazing cards this week! Just gorgeous. And I can’t wait to play along next week. I have the perfect Valentine stamps. Perfect. I am going to do it this weekend because I never seem to be able to get my act together in time for Thursday night! I am determined this week!

  25. Sharon Roselli says:

    wow its my 1st time here. I love this blog. I came over from Karen Motzabella blog. great cards they all are so fun!!! can’t wait to go check out the stamps for myself.

  26. Carmen L. says:

    Love all the cards!

  27. Violet says:

    Great cards once again this week. Alas, I still don’t have my computer back yet so I cannot post anything. Glad hubby has a laptop I can at least check out this blog but I don’t have any of my info on it. Hopefully next week I can contribute again.

  28. Julie F says:

    Great cards! Now I do have some Valentine’s bugg and bella stamps, so I should have no excuse to not participate!! Hopefully I’ll get one done!! Love to look at everyone’s creativity every week!!! Thanks!

  29. Julie Romano says:

    love all the wonderful cards everyone submitted! truly bella!

  30. Carol W says:

    Gorgeous, gorgeous cards everyone, well done!!

  31. Dolores says:

    Gorgeous cards, love that sketch.

  32. RosieLP says:

    Fantastic work, ladies! I’ve been under the weather this week and didn’t feel up to doing anything but laying around. But I’m feeling better and definitely will get my card in for the next challenge.

    (Thank you again, Emily!!!)

  33. annheidel says:

    Great cards! Does the Valentine Bella challenge need to be a new card this week? I made two cards that were posted 1/4 and 1/5 on my blog that totally fit! 🙂 Not sure if I’ll have time to get another made before next Friday, but you never know.

  34. Karen Motzabella says:

    You’re right Em, I do love that ou still call me Motzabella!! 🙂

  35. Kerri Boucher says:

    Love all of the cards great job ladies!!!!!

  36. Retro Dolly says:

    Lots of wonderful handmade cards with marvy Bella images. These special cards will brighten the day of someone special!

  37. Lori M says:

    Once again the Bella’s rock! Great job on interpreting the sketch, everyone!

  38. makalah says:

    I think Jessica deserves the bella bucks for commenting this week…same day as delivering a baby is true dedication! Conrats to the new mom!

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