Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Early start on Mother's Day Cards

I'm having a stamp camp this month and we're making Easter, Mother's Day and Father's Day cards. I am in love with the 5th Avenue Floral set and was just messing around and came up with this card.

I think it's simple and elegant. I used my Baja Breeze re-inker and a blender pen to color the petals of a flower that I stamped with black craft ink and then embossed with clear embossing powder. Once the flower was dry it just looked a little flat to me, so I painted the colored petals with Angel Wings Shimmerz and added some stickles and I think it came out nice and sparkly.

The sentiment is from PTI's Women of Life set. Cardstock is Baja Breeze and the designer paper is from Green Tea (sadly retired).

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Diane said...

Oh my,it's stunning Chris! Love the shimmer look,you did an amazing job as always!!!

Cat Tidwell said...

Oh this is gorgeous Chris! I really love the touch of shimmer you added too, perfect!

jacque4u2c said...

I was thinking of my Mom today too! Great card!

Juanita said...

This is super, simple and classy.

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