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Wednesday, 6 March 2013

FYI 40 and Mother's Day

I'm back again with my second post today, I have just realised that if I did not post this one today I would miss the deadline for the FYI challenge (photo below). I am also going to enter this into the Sincerely Yours Challenge, which this month is Mother's Day. I started this with a black 8x8 card base and some gold mirri card and black card. My card that I worked on is about 6 1/2 x 6 1/2 which I started by blending different shades of pink and purples from the distress inks. Then taking dusky concord I overstamped using the leafy branch stamp from Ryn's designs (do go and check out her wonderful stamps). I coloured some of the leaves with the dusky concord distress marker, before mounting onto some of the gold mirri card. Next I added a black organza bow to the bottom of the card, I stamped out the flowers 6 times and several leaves from the sunny sunflowers stamp sheet from Chocolate Baroque, I then coloured them in with spectrum noir pens before cutting the out and layering them up with glue gel. I finished by mounting this all onto some more black card and then some more gold mirri card.The finished card is for my Mum for mother's day this coming Sunday. It's a good job that she doesn't have the Internet.




Thank you for taking the time to look, and your kind comments which are always appreciated.


Sue

9 comments:

  1. Beautiful card. Your coloring is lovely. I'm so glad you joined us at FYI.

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  2. Beautiful card Sue And a beautiful color.
    lovely greet
    Marja

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  3. It's beautiful Sue.
    Beryl xx

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  4. Apologies for my lack of comments recently. This is beautiful with the leafy border and those CB flowers are brilliant - I'm ahamed to say I bought those and not yet used them, bad or what?

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  5. How lovely, Sue! This is gorgeous! Thanks for joining us at FYI!

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  6. Hi Sue, Stunning Mother's day creation ! Love your design and the decoupage work with the beautiful sunflowers (hmmm I think I 'need' those too:). The leafy branch at the top looks great with the flowers. I hope you are doing well, Shirleyx

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  7. such a lovely card - so pretty! Thanks for playing at FYI!

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  8. Nice card, but was intrieged with the woods with all the red on the top and nothing was said about it. What stamp did you use for it? Beautiful!. Edna

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    1. Hi Edna,

      It was the leafy branch stamp, from Ryns designs that I used, there is a link to her wesite in the post.

      Sue x

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