Sunday, 8 May 2022

Share the Love for Mother's Day

Hi everyone! I hope you are well. 
It's Mother's Day here today. I've had a lovely relaxing time. I spent a few hours with my son and my grandchildren. The perfect day!

I have a couple of cards to share with you for Mother's Day. These two cards I made for friends to give to their mums.

Card #1
I used Altenew's Peony Bouquet to create this card. I was inspired by this card HERE.
I stamped and embossed on watercolour card. I used distress oxide inks to colour the images. This was the first time I had used these inks to watercolour and I didn't really get the depth I was hoping for. Even so, I'm happy with the end result.
I don't have the coordinating dies for this set so everything was fussy cut.


I embossed the sentiment in gold (from the Lawn Fawn Love Poems' set and die cut it out using the banner from the Lawn Fawn Double Slider Surprise die set.
In the middle I've stamped 'Happy Mother's Day'.


I added sequins and water drops. This angle really shows how pretty the gold embossing is.


Card #2
This amazing bear is from a Close to My Heart set called Bear Hugs. I stamped the main image a few times using my MISTI to get good coverage.


I die cut a generic thanks out of gold mirror card and popped it up with foam tape. Finally, I stamped the hearts and coloured them in.


I would like to enter my cards over at the following challenges -
Card #1 - PINspirational Challenge (Photo - I used the pink and black colours and flowers on the luggage), The Four Seasons Challenge (Spring), Just us Girls (Flowers), Krafty Chicks (Stamp Act), Tic Tac Toe (Die Cut | Flowers | Gold)
Card #2 - Critter Crazy Challenges (Anything Goes), If you give a Crafter a Cookie (Photo Inspiration), Shopping Our Stash (What a Difference You've Made In My Life), Cupcake Inspiration (Mother's Day)

     
     

Thanks for stopping by today. Happy Mother's Day!!!

14 comments:

  1. A gorgeous card and one of my own favorite Altenew stamps!! Thank you for joining our challenge at Four Seasons!
    Diane FS DT {Nellies Nest}
    {Four Seasons}

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  2. Kylie... this is an absolutely beautiful card for Mother's Day!!! So love the pink! Thank you for joining and sharing this week at Just Us Girls.

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  3. Both cards are just fabulous Kylie! LOVE that first card ... just gorgeous! Thanks so much for joining in the fun at our Four Seasons Challenge! Good Luck and we hope you’ll come back again soon.

    Darlene
    FOUR SEASONS CHALLENGE
    DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS

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  4. Happy Mother's Day. A lovely floral card and colored beautifully. It sounds like you're having a grand day with family. That's always nice. Thank you for joining us at The Four Seasons challenge. Bunny - designer for The Four Seasons Challenge

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  5. Your mama bear card is adorable!! Such a fun mother's day card!! Way to go shopping your stash…a beautiful card for that special lady in your life!! Thanks for playing along with our “What a difference you made” challenge over at SOS!!

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  6. Love the gold embossing on your flower card -- steps it up a lot. Your mama bear cute is adorable. Thanks for joining in at JUGS

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  7. Such a lovely card and just perfect for our challenge over at The Four Seasons! Thanks for joining us!
    Glenda Designer at The Four Seasons Challenge

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  8. The pink card is beautiful and I love how you've filled up the whole card with the flowers. That bear image is perfectly cute and cuddly, I'm sure you use it often. Great contrast with the black and white image and red hearts. Thanks for Shopping your Stash with us this time. x

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  9. Love them and wow flowers are my favorite and now bears are too, wonderful job, thanks for playing our challenge at Cupcake Inspiration Challenge and have a great day.

    Leanne DT Member
    Cupcake Inspirations

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  10. your card is gorgeous, Kylie - the gold embossing is so pretty with the soft pinks in the flowers - so pleased you entered it in out TicTacToe Challenge this week! Betty

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  11. Love the colors in your flowers (gold especially!) and the other details too like the embellishments and the scalloped panel behind them! Pretty pretty card! Thanks for sharing it with us at Tic Tac Toe this week!

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  12. awesome cards ... thanks for joining us at Shopping our Stash

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  13. Glad you had a lovely day with your family Kylie. Both these cards are stunners and in very different ways. Love the feminine spray of flowers with it’s pretty pinks and touches of gold and the bear image is adorable especially with the hearts and the double sentiment. Thank you for playing with my board at TicTac Toe this week. Vicky x

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  14. Both cards are beautifully created! Thank you for joining our challenge at Four Seasons!
    Diane FS DT {Nellies Nest}
    {Four Seasons}

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