Wonderful Mom

This card is for my mom. And like most cards I make for her, a StampinUp Demo, I wanted to make a card using current products only. I started out wanting to do the watercolor technique that was popular not to long ago. Of course I couldn’t find my bookmark, so I faked it – but I didn’t get the same results. I probably should have stuck with regular watercoloring. 😀

The Top Note die started out as plain Pretty in Pink paper, but it was too plain, so I markered the edge with my Rose Red marker. Then I decided it needed pattern paper. Nothing like retro-fitting!

I finished up the card with a few leaf dies, a ribbon bow, and a little pearl.

Wonderful Mother
All supplies StampinUp unless otherwise noted.
Stamps: Fifth Avenue, Wonderful Favorites;
Ink: Rose Red;
Paper: Certainly Celery, Pretty in Pink, White sparkly, Wild Wasabi, Candy Lane DSP;
Other: leaf die, half pearl, organza ribbon, Top Note die, black embossing powder, texture plate;

9 thoughts on “Wonderful Mom

  1. VERY pretty! I can tell it’s a special card – the embossed background, the patterned paper, the colored flower, die cuts and beautiful ribbon. Your mom will love it!

  2. Karen, that Top Note die is fabulous! SU, huh? I’m going to have to track one down, lol! Really lovely card, and I see in the comment above that your mom loves it! The pearl in the flower’s center is just the right touch.

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