Hi there, I hope that you all are excited about Mother’s Day. It is such a wonderful day to honor Moms. I decided to create a fun little card to share with you for the lovely occasion. There is nothing like a handmade card for Mother’s Day. This one is a very simple design with an emphasis on layering, use of multiple patterns, and texture. I love layers and strongly feel that they can bump your card up a notch.:)
Happy Mother’s Day Card by Karen Jiles. Supplies- Patterned Paper: Studio Calico Kit; Cardstock: Close To My Heart; Ribbon, Ink and Hemp: Stampin’ Up!; Stickers: Jolee’s; Scissors: Martha Stewart.
I decided to use some papers from the Studio Calico Kit that we featured on page 21 of the April/May issue of the SOC magazine. In my article, I indicated how much I enjoyed working with the kit. I am still enjoying how versatile the papers are. I layered 2 patterns from the kit onto a layer of Dusty Durango cardstock from Stampin’ Up! All patterned papers were edged with Dusty Durango ink to define the edges and detail the layers. I then chose and applied flowers by Jolee’s. I love the flowers, because they coordinated so well with the papers and tied everything together. I added some grass that I created with a pair of fringe scissors by Martha Stewart. The last steps were to add my sentiment, ribbons and hemp. I left the hemp draped off to the side to maintain that playful feel of the card.
Creating this Mother's Day card was loads of fun and I absolutely loved the colors. So tell me, what will you emphasize on your Mother’s Day card this year and what will be your color choices? Are you layering up too?