Tuesday, 17 March 2009

Mothers Day

I've finally made a start on my Mothers day cards and combined 5 challenges in one card. Firstly, I followed the fab sketch from the Sunday Sketch Challenge 23 at Crafts 4 Eternity. The challenge at The Pink Elephant 6 is to use buttons, and at Stamp Something you need to use the colour green as the main part of the project. At Lili of the Valley, the challenge is to make a Mothers day card and last but not least March's challenge on the Stamp Mad forum on Craftbubble is to make a card using stitching (real or faux) and buttons.
Image - stamp from the Daisy and Dandelion range, Bubbles and Squeak
DPs - HOTP and K & Co.
Ribbon and buttons - HOTP
Red cardstock
Prima flower
I distressed all layers with my little Heidi Grace distressing tool and used brown inks to stipple and run round the edges. Stitching and sentiment written with a Whispers brown pen. Image coloured with pro-markers.


~Lori (loree2000 SCS) said...


~Lori R (TPE)

cats whiskers said...

What a lovely Mothers day card just adore that image and the colours you have used.
Thanks for joining us at LOTV this week
Hugs Jacqui x

Robin said...

Great card! That image is so cute!
Thanks for joining us at TPE this week!

Christy Dillman said...

WOW- way to combine all those challenges into one fabulous card! Thanks for joining us this week at C4E!

Christy-DT member C4E

michele said...

hi julie, gorgeous card love all the layers. Great that you combined so many challenges in one card! thanks for joining in with the c4e challenge hugs mx

Lou said...

Beautiful card Julie! Just love these challenges don't you? x

Ann said...

Fantastic card - lovely to see such a warm colour combination.

Ann xxx

MayJay said...

Fantastic card julie, good luck in the

LavenderCards said...

cute card.makes a change as most of the Daisy and Dandelion stuff I have seen so far are with pastels.

pinky said...

This is a lovely card, love the colours you used, nice and warm and rich. Thanks for joining us at C4E this week. Good luck with all the challenges.

joey said...

Hi Julie, this is gorgeous a super mothers day card, i love the colours you have used. Joey.X

Jane said...

Lovely card Julie.

If you go to my blog there is an award for you.

Jane :0)

itsabrt said...

Wow the layering and distressing are fab and that flower just pops off the screen! BR-T

maxine said...

A beautiful card Julie, lovely colours

Susie Sugar said...

Fantastic card Julie
I really love it

scrappyjacky said...

This card is lovely, Julie...I love the colours you've used.

kc_froglady said...

WOW you have done a lovely job combining all those challenges! I love the "belly button" great way to add embellishment to the bear :) Thanks for playing with the C4E sketch!

Karyn C4EDT

Littleted62 said...

Wow - love the colours, the distressing, the image... just love the whole thing!

jude said...

Stunning card Julie your mum will love it!

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