Mother’s Day Card

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Mar 312019
 

A Mother’s Day Card

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It’s Mother’s Day, or Mothering Sunday as it is also called, so time to show you the card I made for my mother as she will have been given it by now.

Of course, I made a Welsh card, “Sul Y Mamau”, for my mother, and with no need to worry about postage I could make it dimensional.  It simply says MAM on the outside, and after taking the pictures I added a peel-off greeting inside.

What I Used
The Card

This is a head on view of the card.

This is a closer look at the punched out word MAM.

I used an insert from the pack inside.  It has a faint version of the flowers in the umbarella topper towards the bottom left.  I put a piece of the plain, white, card that had been cut from the back behind the recess to cover the X cut.

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Mar 092016
 

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An Update and Some Colouring In

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Not a big post from me today.  Just a couple of mother’s day cards.  One I made to give myself to my mother, and the other I made for my niece to give to her mother but she went home without it, so my other sister who came to stay over the weekend appropriated it to also give to Mam.

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Cards:

This was the card I gave Mam myself.  The image is one out of a little book from Hot Off The Press called “Floral Garden For Colourists”.  And the company do give permission for images you colour in to be used on cards “for personal use or to sell for pin money”, which is good to know because some colouring book companies don’t – so always check the terms of the company who owns the copyright.

I actually coloured the whole image panel in using Spectrum Sparkle pens from the Spring/Summer pack.  The dimensional butterfly is also from the Floral Garden colouring book, as was a tag I used on the inside.  I also brushed the clear Spectrum Sparkle pen over the floral embelishments.  Unfortunately non of it has been captured in the photos, because the whole thing is very sparkly when moved in the light.

The card is simply a 7″ square ready prepared white base card.  The flowers and the background paper s used in the central strip were printed out from a My Craft Studio/Tattered Lace CD-ROM and cut out with different, co-ordinating, Tattered Lace “Floral Layers” dies.

I used the Tonic funky glue pen to glue everything in place.

Floral Garden For Colourists 01 04Here are several different angles of the same card (click on the thumbnails to see larger images):

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The second card was very plain, and not fussy, at the request of my niece, because my sister doesn’t like dimensional and glittery things.  Nither does my other sister who appropriated the card.  It’s simply an image from one of the Hunkydory Little Books – think it was the 2nd flowers one – stuck onto one of the Hunkydory mirror layers and mounted on a plain white A5 card.

Only one photo of this –

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