Sunday, May 10, 2009

Mother's Day #2

A happy Sunday morning to everyone and a special Mother's Day greeting to all the mothers out there.

I'm being sneaky with this card by posting it at the eleventh hour. This is another Mother's Day card. I've made this one for my sister--I think she's an amazing mother to my two nieces. A little problem with this card is I don't want my sister to see it before she gets it--she visits my blog. I'll be giving it to her at lunch today. I'm hoping she won't boot up her computer this morning, so the card will be a surprise. LOL.

Here's the card I've created.

I am using this fabulous sketch provided at the Ismaki challenge blog. This is a new blog for me. I like this sketch--sooo...many details, so it did take longer than usual.

I'm using the Tilda with garland in her hair, sooo.... adorable. The other stamp images I've used, the butterfly swirl, the border image at the left and the Mother's Day, are all stamped using Colorbox colonial blue pigment ink stamp pad and I've added clear embossing powder on them (melted with a heat gun) to make the images stand out more.

I ended up using the 3 pure white flower near the top left corner. I initally had other coloured flowers there, but they looked buried against the dark background. The white flowers stand out more.

And the card inside looks like this.

The butterfly swirl image is the same one I used in front, stamped and embossed the same way.

Enjoy the rest of your weekend!

Stamps: Magnolia #214 Flower Garland in Hair, Autumn Leaves Clear Stamps Spring Swirl and Stampology On the Edge. Unknown maker of Mother's Day stamp.Papers: Creative Imaginations


kiki said...

wow ! fantastic card !
kiki :)

Amy's Stocking Stuffers said...

That's such a cute card!

Suzanne J Dean said...

I adore this card--the layout, colors and beautiful swirly stamp all enhance that cute lil' Tilda! Your sister will LOVE it!


Anonymous said...

Hi Norma,

Wonderfull card. I also looked at your other cards and I love them :)).


Jacque said...

Norma, you have done an excellent job on this card...she is so cute and the card is lovely...That will certainly make your sister VERY happy...Hugs..Jacque

Mu42800 said...

oauoh extra geniale ta carte et le fait de répéter la tête du personage c'est extra
bizz Mu

IsaNorris said...

adorable, thanks for playing

Sharon Caudle said...

BEAUTIFUL!! What lovely details and colors! Everything looks fabulous! Great card Norma and I'm sure your sister is going to adore it!

mynewblog said...

Sis, thanks again for the beautiful and awesome Mother's Day Card! I do feel I'm the most fortunate person to be the recipient of this card and certainly most blessed to have you as a sister. I treasure all the cards you made for me (and for my family), this will be another priceless addition to the collection.

Candy said...

Hi Norma,

WOW!! This is a BEAUTIFUL card. I love your butterfly swirl and the Stampology on the edge - they add so much to your stunning layout and work. So glad to see how much your sister enjoyed it!!!

Hugs, Candy

Debbie Pamment said...

Stunning card as always Norma. Love the sketch - will have to check this site out, haven't heard of it before!!

claudiprisca said...

très jolie carte superbe harmonisation des couleurs.

Laurel said...

Norma - Beautiful card! I just love your blue color scheme and your inside of the card is so pretty! I know that your sister will love it! Hugs

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