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Thursday, April 23, 2009

Mother's Day!

Ok my friends, here is the challenge. Make two cards for Mother's Day. One for your Mom and one for your Mother-In-Law. Now, if you're like me and your Mom is no longer living, send your cards to someone who is "like a Mom" to you! They won't be expecting it, and you'll really impress them.
I have the perfect card to send to your "Mom". See the instructions below. Have fun, change up the paper...use you're scraps...be creative...and have fun!

Heartfelt Thanks Flower Card (Many Layers)

Paper:

Certainly Celery: 8 ½ x 11 cut horizontally and fold to make 5 ½ x 4 ¼ card (2)
So Saffron: 8 ½ x 11 cut horizontally and fold to make 5 ½ x 4 ¼ card (2)
Sahara Sand: 4 ¾ x 1 ½ (4); 3 ¼ x 2 ¾ (4); 3 x 1 ½ (4)
Bashful Blue: 2 7/8 x 1 3/8 (4)
Whisper White: 2 ¾ x 1 ¼ (4)
DS Delicate Dots Pattern Paper: 3 1/8 x 2 5/8 (4); 4 5/8 x1 3/8 (4)

Stamp Set:

Heartfelt Thanks, All Year Cheer, Noteworthy

Accessories:


Whisper White Grosgrain Ribbon (2) and Certainly Celery Grosgrain Ribbon (2): 6 inches for each card; Pretty In Pink & Certainly Celery Stampin’ Write Markers

Ink: Basic Black, Certainly Celery, So Saffron

1. Fold card in half.
2. Cut cardstock and pattern paper as directed above.
3. Glue Pattern Paper on 4 ¾ x 1 ½ & 3 ¼ x 2 ¾ Sahara Sand.
4. Glue Bashful Blue to 3 x 1 ½ Sahara Sand.
5. Color stamp using markers. Use Pretty in Pink for flower & Certainly Celery for stem. Huff on stamp after coloring to wet ink. Stamp on Whisper White. Glue to Bashful Blue.
6. Tie ribbon around 4 ¾ x 1 ½ piece. Trim ends.
7. Glue 3 ½ x 2 ¾ piece to card front on right side. Glue 4 ¾ x 1 ½ piece on top as shown in picture. Glue the last piece on top.
8. Stamp “Happy Mother’s Day or Thank You” to inside of card if desired.

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