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1.09.2009

Mother's Day...January style



I know it's January, BUT, after making this card, I was thinking, "what sentiment should I stamp on the bottom?" For some reason, Mother's Day kept popping in my head, so I stamped just that! Since I did a Father's Day card last month, it won't hurt, right?!

I wanted to use some chipboard bird and tree limbs I got by Maya Road. It was fun to use something different. I had the idea to create the oval focal point. I found the Bo Bunny polka dot pattern paper that just fit {for me, that is}. So, what do you think?

Instructions
  1. Trim pattern paper to 4.25" x 5.5" and set aside.
  2. Die cut oval and scallop oval from pattern paper and cardstock.
  3. Paint tree limb.
  4. Paper pierce (is this the right term for this technique?) the bird using cardstock and pattern paper for the wing.
  5. Adhere limb and bird to oval.
  6. Adhere oval to card base.
  7. Adhere flowers to tree limb.
  8. Add stickles.
  9. Stamp sentiment.
  10. Add brads.
  11. Adhere pattern paper card base to A2 pre-scored card.
:: My Goodies {Happy Mother's Day Bird}::
Stamps: Close to My Heart-simple beauty
Ink: SU!-Chocolate Chip
Cardstock:
Papertrey Ink-yellow tart, dark chocolate
Patter Paper: Bo Bunny-mellow yellow dot; Papertrey Ink-chocolate remix
Accessories: Close to my Heart-brad; Maya Road chipboard-bird + limb; Spellbinders-oval+ scallop oval nestabilities; cuttlebug; Papertrey Ink-pre-scored A2 card; Making Memories-flowers; KaiserCraft-flowers; Ranger-stickles, liquid pearl; brown acrylic
Card Size: 4.25 x 5.5


Have an awesome Friday! I'll be back tomorrow with K. Werner's Color Inpsiration Challenge! She has selected some colors I like!!!!

11 comments:

Tessa said...

The chipboard looks great here! I love what you did with it and it IS perfect for Mother's Day! Hee!

Wendy said...

I love this! What a perfect Mothers Day card!

Regan said...

wow!!!!

I sooo love thsi colour conbo- who knew ??

Great card

chelemom said...

This is absolutely beeeeeeeautiful!!!!!

Ruby said...

What a gorgeous card! I love it!

sideoats + scribbles said...

That card is a real stunner! WOW! And! I love yellow!!!! So bright and sunshiney. :)

Janet Bagnall said...

I love this - it is so cheerful and yellow is my favorite color. I just love visiting your blog - it always puts a smile on my face and I'm in awe of all that you do. Have a great weekend !!

Stamping Cafe said...

This is stunning, love the colors!

Fiorella said...

Great card! Thanks for sharing

Angie Tieman said...

Sooooo pretty! Love the dimension of the bird and flowers!

Mary said...

Wow, it is so bright and pretty!

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