Sunday, 30 March 2014

Happy Mother's Day

Hi there

Today I'm sharing a card I've made for my chap's mum for Mother's Day.

I wanted to have a go at the latest challenge at Uniko Studio where Bev has set us the theme of 'Hello Spring'.  We also have a lovely photo and colour palette to use as inspiration which I've shown below.

Here's what I created...




And this is the inspiration photo...



I started by using a scrap of white cardstock and stamped one of the images from the Natures Treasures 1 stamp set to create a delicate background in pale blue and green ink.  I then overstamped the leaves and the bloom from Flower Power sets 1 and 3.  I used a square die to create the inked panel which was matted onto a square of green textured cardstock.  I stamped part of the sentiment on the panel and then the rest of the sentiment on the base card before adhering the panel using 3D foam.  I finished it off with a single green pearl.

Materials used:

  • Stamps: Uniko Studio - Natures Treasures 1, Flower Power #1 and Flower Power #3; Clearly Besotted Stamps - Happy Days sentiment)
  • Ink: Versa Color - Baby Blue, Seafoam, Celadon, Sky Blue, Royal Blue
  • Die: Xcut - Nested Squares
  • Cardstock: Green - Papermania Premium Textured Cardstock; white from stash
  • Green pearl from stash

I am also entering this card into the following challenges:

Dream Valley - Challenge 78 - Mothering Sunday
Charisma Cardz - Challenge #7 - CAS
Crafty Catz - Challenge 224 - Anything Goes
Stampin' for the Weekend - Spring Colours




















Thanks for popping by.  I'll be back shortly with another card I made this week.

Bye for now


9 comments:

  1. So chic mother's card. i love combo & simplicity. Thanks for playing with us at Dream Valley challenge.
    Nathalie

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  2. Oh, so pretty! Wonderful take on the sketch!

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  3. Simply adorable! Thank you for joining in with us at Charisma Cardz and good luck =)
    Marylee DT x

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  4. Elegant CAS card. Thanks for sharing it with us this week at Crafty Catz. Naomi x

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  5. Beautifully CAS and love how you've stamped the background & used the challenge colours. I'm sure your 'chaps' mum loved it. Thank you SO much for joining in on the Uniko Studio Challenge :) Hugs Bev x

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  6. Beautiful card Hun love the color scheme it works so well together :)

    Thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz Challenges

    Hugs Mandy xxx

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  7. This is stunning! What a perfect mother's day card and a great interpretation of the challenge xx

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  8. This is beautiful Anita, I love how you have added extra texture to the background. Thank you so much for joining in the Uniko Challenge

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  9. What a stunning card. I love the soft grassy background and your interpretation on the colors. Thanks for playing along with us at Uniko Studio.

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