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Saturday, 17 March 2012

Mother's Day Card..


Hello - today I am showing my card for my own Mum.  My mum is not a fan of my distressed and layered cards (I can tell) so this one has been made with clean straight lines including everything I know she likes.

It is again an 8x8 base and I have used some pretty patterned papers in colours I know she will like.  I have used Joanna Sheen "Sweetpea Fairy" set of stamps - as these are my mum's favourite flower.  She grows them really well.

I have used distress inks to watercolour both the fairy and the sweetpea flowers which I cut out (took me ages too) and then entwined in the Marianne Design Tunis Bird Cage die (which I also layered).  The flowers and sweetpea flowers have been decoupaged slightly!

The sentiment is from a Creative Expressions set of sentiments.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:-

Fussy & Fancy Friday Challenge - "Fairies"

Moving Along with the Times - "For a Special Lady"

I hope everyone enjoys their Sunday - whatever they are doing!

8 comments:

Netty said...

Our Mum's know what they like don't they.........and she is going to love your card. x

lainey said...

the sweet peas look great woven through the cage:) lovely colour, must keep mum happy!! lainey x

Sue said...

Wow! this is gorgeous Suzanne! I love the soft colours and pretty papers. The cage with the sweet peas looks fab! The decoupage gives it a lovely 3D feel. I love the fairy with her sparkly wings - so pretty! Your mum is going to love this!! :-)
Thanks for joining us at MAWTT and Good Luck in the Challenge!
Hope you have a lovely weekend!
Hugs Sue xx

Sazzle said...

Great card Suzanne and your Mum will just love it I'm sure! I love that birdcage :-)

Thanks for joining our “fairies” challenge over at Fussy and Fancy and good luck.

We currently have a design team call running, if you are interested why not pop over and have a look at the details.

xx Happy crafting and glittery hugs xx

Sazzle

http://sazzlecraft.blogspot.com/

Wendy said...

I love your card. My mother does not understand the distress look either.

Lisa Jane said...

This is so pretty - gorgeous birdcage
Thanks for joining us at MAWTT this week
Lisa x

Jacqueline said...

Lovely card Suzanne - hope your Mum liked it. - Jacqueline xx

Dolly Daydreams said...

Sublime ! Love those soft colours and the superb design, the fussy cutting is perfection and I adore the little touches of shine and sparkle.

Marie

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