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Friday, 1 April 2011

For a wonderful mum

Good Morning everyone Happy Friday, What happened to the lovely weather. Fingers crossed it comes back for the next couple of weeks while the children are off school.
I would like to share this card with you today, I made it following the sketch over at the Sugarbowl, its the second one using the sketch, unfortunately I made the first without reading the rest of the theme, which was Pink and I had made a boys, blue card. So here's my very pink card instead.
I decided to try a shaped easel card after being inspired by my very talented blogging buddy Donna. Why not pop over and check out her cards and creations.
 Before you go I'd like to tell you about this card. I used XL frames - frilly #2 - from Go Kreate to make the base easel card, then various sizes of Nesties - Labels 8 for the mats and layers. 

I chose this Adorables image by Sugar Nellie, this is the first time I have used this one and I think I have a new favourite. She is so pretty and easily coloured using Copics.

This is the inside or base of card, I repeated the design from the sketch, using the same papers, ribbon and lace as the front. The papers are from Papermania - Summer Bloom, yes I'm still using them, they're still my faves.

Here's a side view so you can see the easel design better. I used flowers from Wild Orchid and the ribbon and lace are from stash. I had already made a card for my mum for Sunday, but think I'll give her this instead.
I am entering it into these challenges;
The Sugarbowl - Sketch and Pink theme
Paperplay - For Mum
My Time To Craft - #134 Mums the Word
Cupcake - Flowers for mum
Allsorts challenge - For a Special Lady
One Stitch At A Time -  Mothers Day
Stampin for the weekend - For mum/ mothers day

15 comments:

sari said...

Hi Sue!! Oh my goodness girl!!! This is simply stunning! Just love the colors...that image is so sweet and all the lovely flowers! thanks for joining us at The Cupcake Craft Challenge this week and good luck! Hugs & Sunshine! /sari

Debs said...

Very pretty card Sue
The image is adorable.
Love the floral arrangement as well.
Thanks for playing along with us at Allsorts this week.
Good luck.
Debs xx

The Crafty Den said...

Hi Sue, what a gorgeous card. I love the image and papers you've used. The shaped easel is stunning. Definitely a card any mum would be delighted to receive. Thanks for joining in with my challenge over at cupcake craft challenge this week. Hugs, Denise x

Little Harriet said...

Really pretty colours.

I hope the weather picks up too.:)

x

Donna Mosley said...

So pretty Sue, love the gorgeous image and beautiful papers.

Donna x

Debs said...

Gorgeous, fabulous details and flowers and what a beautifully colored image, thanks so much for joining us at OSAAT this week
Debs
xxx

mckinkle said...

Such a pretty girly card! It looks super in pink florals!

Thanks for joining our 'Something for Mums' Challenge over at Delicious Doodles.

Keryn :)

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Oh this is stunning! I love the colour combo its perfect!

Thank you for sharing with us at OSAAT this week, good luck!
hugs shell xx

Made by Mandy said...

What a lovely card this will be for your Mum, she's bound to love it. I too love the Summer Blooms papers, they are so pretty :)

Many thanks for joining in with our Mother's Day or Baby challenge over at OSAAT

Mandy (DT member for OSAAT)

Chris said...

this is a beautiful Mother's Day card.
thanks for playing with us at SFTW.

Alicia said...

What a lovely card for a Mum! Thanks for joining in with us at Paper Play this week. I have a Magnolia stamp candy on my blog if you are interested :)
Alicia xx

Teri said...

Awesome make hun! Totally gorjuss!!
Thanks for playing at The Delicious Doodles Challenge this week, and good luck with the draw!
Hugs,
Teri x

Cecelia said...

Very pretty! I love the new Sugar Nellie images and stamps.

Hugs xx
Cecelia B

Ildiko said...

This is gorgeous, I bet your mum loved it, thanks playing along with DD this week
hugs
Ildiko

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