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Thursday, May 30, 2013

For Mother

Hi guys. I know it's long past Mother's Day...but I didn't get around to show casing my card I figured now is as good a time as ever. :)

My card features a Flourishes stamp called "Forget Me Not Notes". I love this stamp set -- especially the big bouquet image. Since my mom is big into flowers, I figured the stamp fit perfectly. :)

I colored the stamped image with alcohol markers. I think I'm hooked now!!! I love love love images on cards...and now I'm also big into coloring images. I think I've discovered a whole new world of cardmaking!!! :)

I want to give a shout out to Silke over at My Life. I love her cards...and this card is big-time inspired by her cards. ...with a few little differences to make it my own. :)

Using my Martha Stewart Score Board I embossed some lines across the top of my card's "white space" give it some detail. Then I added some beautiful ribbon (love the fact that it has hearts on there!) and tied it all off with a bow.

challenges for this card:

Simon Says Stamp Challenge: Anything Goes
Party Time Tuesday -- Anything Goes
Rhedd and Rossie Challenge: Blooming Lovely
Fresh Brewed Designs -- Lots of Flowers
Creative Inspiration: Anything Goes
Oh La La Creations: Inspired by Nature
Milk Coffee Challenge -- Load on the Flowers
Crafty Ribbons -- Anything Goes with a Ribbon
Craft Dee BowZ -- Anything goes with Handmade Bow 
613 Avenue Create -- Anything Goes
Deep Ocean Challenge -- Ribbon and/or Lace 
Created with Love -- You Lift Me Up
The rubber Buggy -- Anything Goes


  1. What a beautiful card, thank you for joining in Rhedd and Rosie's challenge, good luck Hun, Zoe DT xx

  2. Thanks for sharing at Created with Love Challenges


  3. I like the embossed lines - nice detail. The image is lovely and so is the bow. Thanks for playing along with 613 Avenue Create.

  4. thanks for sharing with us at Created with Love challenges.
    Linda K. DT

  5. Love the simplicity and elegance of this card and how you showed your ribbon and bow off. Very striking. Thanks for joining the Craft-Dee BowZ May challenge!

  6. This is so sweet! LOVE the beautiful bouquet image and I adore the coloring! Fabulous card! :)

  7. Such an elegant card! Love the colors!
    Thanks for playing with us at Milk Coffee Challenge!
    Smiles, Kaly

  8. Thanks for showing us your card @ CWLC Blog.

    Chris B - DT

  9. Beautiful card with tons of wonderful detail! Great colors and layout! Thanks for playing with us this week at 613 Avenue Create!
    Chana, Owner

  10. Lovely card, love the colouring on the flowers.

    Thanks for joining us at Rhedd & Rosie Challenge Blog, hope we see your work again.

    Moira DT.

  11. This is really beautiful! Love the flowers! Thank you so much for playing along with us over at the Simon Says Stamp Challenge blog!

  12. Beautiful card Thanks for joining us at OLL.
    Chris x

  13. Wonderful card. Thanks for sharing it with us at Ooh La La. Good luck, from Lisbeth


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