This is the card I have made for my Mother in Law as today is Mother’s Day in the UK.
I was a bit close to the wire as I finished it this morning !
I started with a Sizzix Framelits die cut Blossom Frames.
This is what it looks like when you have cut it. I bought it in the sale on the Sizzix site as I thought would look pretty if it was layered and decorated with a bit of bling.
I cut it from strong card and used my Promarkers and Flexmarkers to colour them in. If I am being honest I totally underestimated how long it would take to colour and create the different layers.
I added Stickles glue to some flowers, gems, pears and the big flower centres are from a decorative trim that was in the bridal section of the Range.
The sentiment is Female Occasions Sizzix Thinlits die set. The leaves are from a Funky Floral #2 set and the butterfly is a 3 part die from the Die and stamp combo Let’s Celebrate. I love how ornate it is and it cut perfectly.
The card layout was inspired by the current sketch at Sweet Sketch Wednesday which I rotated to fit the oval frame.
Both the papers are handmade mulberry paper which have got floral inclusions in them which was inspired by a challenge at Outlawz group. I am sure there are many crafters who have had some in our stash for years and not used it for a long while….
Materials Used in this Project are as follows:-
Card size – 8 x 8”
Paper – Handmade Mulberry paper
Sentiment – Female Occasions die set Sizzix
Tools – Promarkers & Flexmarkers, Sizzlits Let’s Celebrate dies, Sizzix Framelits Blossom Frame, Funky Floral #2
Techniques – Die cutting
Embellishments - Stickles glitter glue, pearls, gems, hearts, trim from The Range
I would like to enter this card into the following challenges (in Alphabetical Order):-
- 613 Avenue Create – #219 Anything Goes
- A Gem of A Challenge - #6 Anything Goes
- As You Like It - Fave Colouring medium Promarkers (Why lots of colours, blend nicely not streaky, reasonable price so could but the full set over time)
- Cardz 4 Galz - #93 Flora or Fauna
- CCC Digi Creations - #101 For The Girls
- Colour Crazy Challenge - #12 Anything Goes
- Crafty Gals Corner - #188 Spring (flowers)
- Creativ Fusion Arts & Craft - #10 Spring (Yellow, Green, Butterfly, Oval, Glitter)
- Creative Craft Cottage - #116 Spring Fever
- Die Cut Divas - Anything Goes
- Get Creative - #78 Anything Goes
- Lemon Shortbread - #90 Anything Goes
- Love To Craft - #32 Anything Goes
- Not Just Cards - Anything Goes
- Outlawz Crash Your Stash - Handmade Mulberry Paper
- Pammie’s Inky Pinkies - #1912 Anything Goes
- Scrapper’s Delight – Anything Goes
- Sweet Sketch Wednesday - #156 Card Layout
- The Creative Crafters - #14 Anything Goes
- Word Art Wednesday - #380-381 Anything Goes
Lovely Mother's Day card Mandy. In New Zealand Mother's Day is the first Sunday in May. Love your card what a lovely die you've used and the added bling just sets it off perfectly. Great card and thanks so much for sharing it with us over at Sweet Sketch Wednesday 2 and good luck.ReplyDelete
Thanks for sharing your fantastic project with us in the Love To Craft Challenge Blog's March "Anything Goes" challenge and we hope to see you again next month!ReplyDelete
Leslie, LTCCB DT
Love To Scrap 2
Thanks for joining us
DT The Creative Crafters
This is a beautiful card and a perfect take on the sketch. Thank you for playing along with us at Sweet Sketch Wednesday 2.ReplyDelete
How fun is your card. Love the floral die cuts and added pearls. Thanks for playing along with us this fortnight at Sweet Sketch Wednesday 2. AJ DT SSW2ReplyDelete
Lovely!! Thanks so much for participating in our NOT JUST CARDS challenge. Hope you participate in our next challenge!! Have a happy crafty day!!!ReplyDelete
Deanne at A Little Bit O’ Paper
A gorgeous card! Thanks for joining us at Cardz for Galz.ReplyDelete
What a fabulous Mother's Day Card! Thanks for playing along with us at 613 Avenue Create!ReplyDelete
Chana Malkah, Owner
613 Avenue Create Challenge Blog
A Place To Start Challenge Blog https://hereisaplacetostart.blogspot.com
What a stunner! So glad you have shared this with us at 613 Avenue Create. Please come back again! The best of luck with your entry. Jackie, DT member at 613 xxReplyDelete
Very pretty card! Thank you so much for joining us at Scrappers Delights Challenge Blog and the best of luck with your entry. Victoria DTReplyDelete
Lovely card Mandy. Thank you so much for joining us at Scrapper's Delights challenge blog and best of luck with your entry.ReplyDelete
Wendy Batchen DT for https://www.scrappersdelights.co.uk/challenge-blog#/
A most beautiful card, Mandy - I'm sure your mum will treasure it! Thanks for joining the Colour Crazy Challenge! xReplyDelete
This is so beautiful and colorful, I love all of the flowers! Thanks so much for joining us about at Cardz for Galz.ReplyDelete
Beautiful Card & love all the flowers.Thank you for joining us at Scrapper's Delight.ReplyDelete
Beautiful layout and flowers...Thank you so much for joining us at Scrappers Delights Challenge Blog and the best of luck with your entry. Jane DTReplyDelete
What a fabulous card. Thank you so much for sharing with us at AYLI. Sarah DTReplyDelete
Beautiful colours, a super card. Thank you for joining in at As You Like It. Lynne DTReplyDelete
Mandy, I'll bet your MIL will love this bright and cheery card. Thanks for joining us at the Colour Crazy Challenge Blog. DT Kathy [myasperations.blogspot.com]ReplyDelete