Mother’s Day Cards

I was a little late getting my cards in the mail, but I’m pretty sure they arrived today. So I feel safe in posting the cards.

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First up is the card I sent to my mom. I recently got some Flower Soft. (Joyclynn sent it to me! Thank you again!) I’ve been wanting to try it, but I think I aimed a little high for my first attempt, lol. I chose a pretty big flower and then stamped it multiple times. The final focal image ended up taking up most of the card. I tried to embellish it, but I only managed a couple little touches. I do like the card, but it isn’t the fabulous card my mom deserves!That’s what I get for letting it sneak up on me.

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This card is for my mother-in-law. My hubby picked the colors and theme. It is a pretty simple card. I did decide I need to get some CTMH paper – they have a color – Bamboo – that is awesome. I have the ink, but for some reason I didn’t get the paper. I remedied that this weekend 🙂

Mother’s Day Flowers
All supplies Stampin’Up! unless otherwise noted.
Stamps: Garden Silhouettes, sentiment from Women of Life (PTI), Spring Garden;
Ink: Old Olive;
Paper: Old Olive, Olive Prints, White (PTI), Ruby Red, Cameo Coral;
Other: Summer Flower Soft, ruby button, white thread (unknown);
Mother’s Day – Beachy
All supplies Stampin’Up! unless otherwise noted.
Stamps: Shore Thing, sentiment (TAC);
Ink: Baja Breeze, Desert Sand (CTMH), Certainly Celery, Ocean Tides (PTI);
Paper: Baja Breeze, Kraft, White (PTI);
Other: white grosgrain;

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