Hi there!! Brenda here with you today, wishing you a Happy Thursday!!! Do you still need to make cards for Mother’s Day? I can’t believe it’s a little over a week away!! I have created a couple of cards that may spark some inspiration, if you still need to make yours.
I just saw my first hummingbird of the year at my feeder yesterday!! Such fascinating creatures to watch!! My mom also loves hummingbirds, so the Hello Hummingbird stamp & coordinating die is perfect for her. I love how easily this layering stamp lines up for such realistic results. Crystal Pewter, Smoky Quartz, Light Onyx, Soft Garden, Bright Fern, Coral Cavern, & Valentine Red dye inks were used, in that order. I placed a white dot in the center of the eye and put a dot of glossy accents over the eyeball. I stamped the Thoughtful Poppies floral image onto cardstock with Caviar Ink and colored with Copic markers. The image was then fussy cut around the poppy image…there is a Coordinating die available, but I don’t have it, so I just cut it out. Watercolors were used to create a background and then die-cut with the Large Double Stitched Rectangular Die to create the front panel. I stamped & white heat embossed the sentiment from Pragmatic Wreaths onto a black cardstock banner. All the elements were popped up with foam adhesive and placed onto the card panel. This was then adhered to a top folding card base. Lastly, Dew Drops were placed on the poppies to emulate water droplets and accent the sentiment. This card has so much dimension in real life. I can’t wait to give it to my mom!! She is my greatest cheerleader and I appreciate her so much!!
My second card can be used for Mother’s Day, but also as an everyday thank you card. I masked of the bottom portion of the panel and stamped the Happiest of Peonies image toward the top with clear embossing ink and heat embossed with white embossing powder, then masked the top and stamped the image again at the bottom. The peonies were colored with Zig markers and blended with a waterbrush. I placed a piece of pink cardstock across the center, along with the sentiment, also from Happiest of Peonies, which was heat embossed onto a piece of polka-dot vellum. The panel was cut with the Large Double Stitched Rectangular Die and adhered to a top folding note card. Glass Slippers Round Confetti was the finishing touch!!
That’s it for me today!! Thanks for stopping by!!
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