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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Mother's Day Card Blog Hop

Welcome to our Monthly Blog Hop.

We love to send cards to special people for special occasions. All the cards featured on today's Blog Hop will feature cards for Mother's Day, this is my card. Mother's Day is certainly a very special occasion celebrating a very special person.

Mother's Day Card made with Stampin'UP!'s Large Letters Alphabet Dies

The letters  of course, are the main feature of this card, Stampin'UP! has a wonderful set of Large Letters dies perfect for cards and for scrapbooking. The letters on this card were diecut from Shimmery Cardstock and raised up for texture and dimension.  To get solid support for the raised letters I also cut them from Fun Foam and glued the Shimmery Cardstock to the top of the Fun Foam piece.

Mother's Day Card made with Stampin'UP!'s Large Letters Alphabet Dies raised up on fun foam

Speaking of shimmer, did you notice the background?  Its a piece of the gorgeous Garden Impressions Designer Paper that I painted with Frost White Shimmer Paint. The Garden Impressions paper pack has lots of beautiful papers - and it comes in 6x6 sheets so its perfect for card making.  There was no need for me to diecut the letters - my original plan was to use the negative space. But I did use the letters for a bonus card which you'll see at the end of this post.

Mother's Day Card made with Stampin'UP!'s Large Letters Alphabet Dies painted with Shimmer Paint 

For the inside of the card I stamped a small flower and colored it with Stampin' Blends.  The flower and sentiment were stamped low so there will be plenty of room for a handwritten note. And then to make it extra special I used Wink of Stella to add shimmer to the flower.

Inside of the Mother's Day Card stamped with a flower from Stampin'UP!'s In Every Season Stamp set and painted with Wink of Stella Inside of the Mother's Day Card stamped with a flower from Stampin'UP!'s In Every Season Stamp set and painted with Wink of Stella

The supplies used on this Mother's Day Card Usually my projects use less product. For the Mother's Day card I feel like I was playing with all my toys!  There is a complete list of products at the end of the post.

It was a fun day creating this, I started with a simple idea that evolved and changed as I went. I just kept stepping it up and adding more product, more shine and glimmer and extra layers.  My normal style is more simple and easy.

But those letters that were cut before I changed plans did provide the opportunity to make this second card as a bonus.

Mother's Day Card made with Stampin'UP!'s Large Letters Alphabet Dies
 
A good set of alphabet dies might seem pricey, but its a good investment.  I get tons of use from my Large Letter Dies, both for card making and scrapbooking. 

M O M is a 3 letter word so it fits nicely on a vertical card.  If your word has 4 or 5 letters you'll need to make your card horizontal. . . . So how many 3 - 5 letter words can you come up with that would be good on a card? WOW  WOOF  SMILE   HELLO   HAPPY    SNOW   LOVE  ...

Oops - did I start you thinking?  I hope so, its my goal to inspire my readers. Thanks for stopping by and have an INKcredible day.  


Click the button to see the next blog in today's Mother's Day Blog Hop.  And once you've come full circle, check links at the bottom of the post for the supplies used on today's project.

  1. Sue McDonald
  2. Shirley Merker
  3. Tracy Held
  4. Sue Boerner
  5. Anastasia Radloff
  6. Sandra Roberts
  7. Katie Johnson - you are here
  8. Sandy Ward
  9. Terri Stewart
Thanks for stopping by and have an INKcredible day.
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Itty Bitty Greetings Clear-Mount Stamp Set
Itty Bitty Greetings
Clear-Mount Set
[146667] - $36.00
Wood-Mount Set
[146664] - $48.00
In Every Season Clear-Mount Stamp Set
In Every Season
Clear-Mount Stamp Set
[146709] - $23.00
Wood-Mount Set
[146706] - $31.00
Heat Tool
[129053] - $30.00



1 comment:

Sandra Roberts (Sarnie) said...

Lovely cards and so sad that those big letters are retiring.