Sunday, May 2, 2010

MOTHER'S DAY CARD #1 By Joy Taylor

Hi Everyone,
This is the first of a series of cards & projects we will be showing this week in honour of Mother's Day. We hope you find them inspiring.
Our Guest Designer Joy has made a very pretty Mother's Day Card to share today. I hope you enjoy it.

Products Used
Card Stock:  White and Bone
Stamps:  Hero Arts - Large Flower, Flourish Background and Valentine Sayings
Ink:  Colorbox Ink - Muted Moods - Antique Pewter and Versamark Ink
Distress Ink:  Victorian Velvet
Embossing Powder:  Zing - Opaque White and Clear
Ranger Ink Foam Blending Tool
Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist - Marshmallow
K & Company Margo Stitched Brad
Foam Dimensionals

Cut a bone piece of card stock to size, fold in half and set aside.
Cut a piece of white card stock slightly smaller then the front of the card.
Stamp flourish background stamp with versamark ink and emboss with clear embossing powder.
Blend Victorian Velvet distress ink over the top of embossed area, making sure to it has good coverage.
Spritz the card stock with glimmer mist and set aside to dry.
On the vellum, stamp the large flower 2 times and emboss with white embossing powder, cut flowers out.
Attach a brad through the centre of flower to hold them together.
Once distress inked card stock has dried, adhere the flower with a foam dimensional and attach to the top of the card stock.
Cut a small strip of white card stock and stamp sentiment with colorbox ink, adhere to the bottom of the distress inked card stock.
Attach the card stock to the front of card with foam dimensionals.
Lastly, add some pink rhinestones to the sentiment.   

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  1. Hi Evelyn, just wanted to let you know how much I like Joy’s card. Simple, but classy. You’ve got to love Hero Arts stamps and distress inks. I’ve gone on the list for the big flower!!

  2. Love the vellum layered flower - is there a trick to embossing on vellum? I'm inspired to try it now !


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