Sunday, 11 May 2014

Happy Mother's Day


HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY to all you great MOMS out there.  It is such a special day!

I lost my Mom years ago but wanted to make a special card for my MIL that was pink and pretty.  So, I inked up my embossing folder with Distress inks in these colours, Spun Sugar, Worn Lipstick and Picked Raspberry, sprayed with water then pressed my paper into the wet ink.  It made the perfect background for my tag and my rolled roses.  
The tag was die cut, stamped, then I sponged on some Worn Lipstick before removing it from the Die-namics die.  The roses are also from Die-namics and are so easy to make.  Wasn't sure how I wanted to add a bow so instead added some dark pink jute that I looped under the flowers and the leaves.  


Also adding my card to these challenges:



Simon Says- Spring Flowers


Keep It Simple- WATERCOLOUR


Get Inky Challenge- FLOWERS FOR MOTHER'S DAY





Hope you have a wonderful day and thanks so much for coming by and taking a look.

Supplies:  stamp- Impression Obsession/ SU eb folder/ Die-namics dies/ Distress ink/ jute/ pearls


16 comments:

  1. This is a gorgeous card Karen, I love your background and beautiful rolled flowers.
    Thank you for visiting my blog and leaving a lovely comment.
    Pauline
    x

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  2. Love it! I've been playing with this technique last week. Didnt had enough time to finishing my cards. But your card turned out really Beautiful!

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  3. Love the beautiful background and the roses - gorgeous dimension and texture! So glad you joined us at CAS-ual Fridays, Karen!

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  4. wow, the background is stunning (thanks for the inspiration) and the rolled flowers with the pearls - oooo ahhh. The texture from the jute is perfect. Thanks so much for playing along at ATSM xx

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  5. I can learn so much from you, Karen. You've inspired me to continue with the EF watercolour backgrounds. I now want to get out my flower dies again. I gave up on them and need to try again. Thanks for sharing!

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  6. So Pretty!!! Oh love the background Karen.

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  7. Very pretty, love the background effect, cathy x

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  8. Karen, you do such an amazing job with the technique...each detail on the ef is just perfect, as is your color combo! Your MIL is one lucky lady!

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  9. This is totally gorgeous !! Love the colors and the cluster of roses, thank you for sharing with ATSM !

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  10. Oh, Karen, I totally LOVE this one! The pink is beautiful, and the embossing technique again is a "wow" effect! Love your roses with the twine! Need to try that! Hugs, sweet friend!

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  11. What a cool background, Karen! I love this so much! Thank you so much for playing along with us over at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge and the CAS-ual Fridays challenge!

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  12. Hi Karen
    I commented yesterday i dont know why it has shown... Another stunner....
    Hugs Sylvie xx

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  13. THis is beautiful!!! Love the colors and design! thanks for playing at Get Inky!

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  14. Such a gorgeous inked background--what a wonderful technique!
    Thanks so much for joining us at CASual Fridays!

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