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Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Mother's Day

In case time has gotten away from you, Mother's Day is just around the corner.  About a week ago I was browsing the SIL store and purchased a card file that I wasn't overly thrilled about but I thought if nothing else I would make it up and send to one of the many "mothers" in my life. Anyways I had been struggling to come up with even a basic card design until last night when I started to cut out this card file. I finally came up with something, and I am just thrilled with how it turned out.

For my family Mother's Day wasn't just a day for mom but it often fell on my grandmothers birthday as it does this year. Although she has past I still long to honor her life, so it was only right to create a card with her in mind. This is a card that will be given to her daughter, my mother. Grandma loved her flower beds and would tend to them regularly allowing her to have fresh flowers in her kitchen all summer long. She was the most AMAZING person and a role model for many. As I put the card together I realized it was missing something, so I grabbed my markers and created the border. I think the border makes it look like "kid's refrigerator art."

The surfer on this card stock makes the perfect gardner!  I was lucky to have the perfect background in this paper stack that I had purchases on clearance this last winter. Also used in this project are three Prima flowers that I had purchased off eBay and then my Spectrum Noir markers. The sentiment "Amazing" was stamped and heat embossed, giving it a glossy shine. 

And in case  you are wondering my mother doesn't frequent the Internet so it's unlikely that she will see this post prior to receiving her card. Now off to find some more inspiration for a few of the other mothers in my life. 

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