Sunday, May 8, 2011

Happy Mothers Day.. On the Grow

For Mothers’ Day, I would like to wish you and yours a very happy and fun Mothers’ Day.. and remembering those Mothers’ whom we have lost throughout the years! 

Today’s card, in honor of Mothers’ Day.. is a bouquet of flowers from the On The Grow Stamp set from the Summer Mini Catalog… reminding me of those hand picked posies my children brought home from their walks through the woods.

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Tiny pearls adorn the centers of each perfect plum bloom, in a vase water colored with markers.  An offset Marina Mist Ribbon adds a little something ‘extra’ to the card, which is accented by a postage stamp punched “thinking of you” again, adorned with a row of tiny basic jewel pearls.

I don’t use the spiral punch very often any more, but it seemed to find it’s way onto this card as a nice accent, allowing a peep of perfect plum card stock to peer through the top most layer.

The background layer of Whisper White Card Stock was embossed using a big shot machine and perfect polka dots textured embossing folder, reminiscent of dotted Swiss fabric on a little girls’ dress.

Keeping it short and sweet today… hopefully making up for yesterday’s lengthy Super Saturday tutorial, and enjoying Mothers’ Day with my DH and one of my children… the other one is far away from home in the USAF.

See you tomorrow with a couple CAS (Clean and Simple) card designs!

Hugs,

Sharon

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4 comments:

Dee in N.H. said...

Happy Mothers Day to you too Sharon!

Madeline Morcelo said...

This card si so elegsant, love the simplicity but great impact the card made on us, the observers. Thanks for that wonderful talent you have and don't forget the site is opened! Happy Mother's Day to you, too!

Karen said...

Happy Mother's Day to you too Sharon. I really like how you have show cased the image with the colours you chose. Thanks for sharing your incredible stamping ability with all of us

lisa808 said...

Happy Mother's Day!