Sunday, 29 October 2017

To My Amazing Mother & Friend

Happy Sunday, lovely crafters

This morning I'm sharing a card I made for my lovely Mum for her birthday earlier this month.  I used stamps and a stencil that were new to my stash, bought from a show I visited last month.



I started by stamping the flowers from this beautiful Altenew set, stamped using Altenew Inks.  I then inked through a daisy background stencil with some grey pigment ink, dabbing through with a sponge blender tool, avoiding the floral area (which could be seen through the stencil).  I then stamped the sentiment, from the same stamp set, die cut it with a stitched rectangle die and popped up on 3D foam.  For a little interest I added a few trios of Nuvo drops, and also to the flower centres, which you can see more clearly below.


Materials used:

  • Stamps: Altenew - Extra Special
  • Ink: Versafine - Onyx Black; Altenew - Puffy Heart, Purple Wine, Frayed Leaf, Forest Glades; Versa Color - Sky Gray
  • Stencil: Imagination Crafts - Daisy Diamond
  • Die: MFT-Dienamics - Stitched Rectangle Stax
  • Accents: Nuvo Jewel Drops - Grey Mist

Challenge entries:

CASology - Week 272 - Cherish
STAMPlorations - October Theme and Sketch Challenge - Stamps and Two Colors
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Anything Goes




Thanks so much for popping by, and I hope you're having a lovely weekend.

10 comments:

  1. This is beautiful, Anita! Your Mum will love and cherish it always!! Hugs, Darnell

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  2. Beautiful. Love the soft background.

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  3. Gorgeous design, Anita! Love the soft stenciled background setting of the bold colors of your flowers. Thanks for playing along with us at CASology tis week!

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  4. What a pretty birthday card...your mom will love it! Love the addition of the silver dots. Thanks for joining us at STAMPlorations and hope you join us again.

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  5. This is absolutely stunning. I love your beautiful flowers, and the way you did the stencil was brilliant. Just adds a little interest to the background without taking anything away from your focal point. Thanks so much for playing along at CASology this week.

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  6. How blessed you are that your mother is your best friend. Your card is one to be truly treasured by her. The flowers are beautiful as is the background.
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  7. Just gorgeous! So elegant and pretty! Thank you for playing along at STAMPlorations theme and sketch challenge this month.

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  8. Love this gorgeous card! Thank you for sharing at STAMPlorations!

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  9. Congrats on your well-deserved win at CASology, Anita! Your card is absolutely gorgeous ~ The blooms are beautifully colored and your stenciled background is really elegant! I'll bet your mom loves it, too :)

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  10. So very pretty, the simple design is really beautiful.
    Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge x

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