It's Your Day, Mom!

Sunday, May 12, 2013

Happy Mother's Day! In honor of Mother's Day, I've got a Mom card to share with you.
I did some heavy distressing with my Distrezz-It-All, sandpaper, a rasp, ink, and water. I love distressing!!! All the dp, including the smaller rectangle with the text on it, came from an old K&Co. paper pad. I was following Color Throwdown's current color challenge and needed a rose color, and didn't have anything that was just right, so I went with the closest color, embossed it, sanded over that, then inked over it. The main sentiment is a Flourishes' stamp. The black matting behind it is a Splendid Circles die cut. I love that with the circle die cut inside and the black edges crimped up, it looks like a bottle cap. Neat! ;)
On the inside, I stamped one of the rose images from Flourishes Sweet Nature stamp set, by stamping off once first. I didn't worry about getting all the excess ink off, as I think the darker areas add to the distressed look. I decided not to put a sentiment inside yet, as I think would work for several "Mom" occasions.

Thanks for stopping by, and have a crafty week!

I'm entering this card in the following challenges:
Mojo Monday #292 (MOJO 292)
Flourishes Timeless Tuesday #219 (Black Accents--I used black & white twine, black matting, and a black flag)
Color Throwdown #241 (CTD241)


Stamps: Sweet Nature, Tiny Flowers & Tags (Flourishes)
Paper: Life's Journey (K&Co)
Ink: Distress; Versafine; Versamark; Copics
Dies: Splendid Circles, Labels 14, Std. Circles Lg (Spellbinders); Banner Stacklets 1 (Taylored Expressions)
Accessories: Parisian Edger (EKSuccess); Corner Chomper; Decorative Tile embossing folder (Cuttlebug); sandpaper for distressing; embossing powder (Ranger & Adirondack); twine (The Twinery); pearls; brads; sewing thread; Distrezz-It-All; mini staples
Size: A2 (4.25" x 5.5")
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Maria said...

Very pretty Mother's Day card with lovely paper and fab detail! Love all the distressing you do, which is your signature style...great job!!!

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Leslie Miller said...

I like the collage look, the pretty papers, all the distressing, and, oh, that gorgeous lace! Very nice!

Cheryl said...

Wow, lots of details Cheryl! LOVE that purple lace, it really sets it all's gorgeous!

Joan Ervin said...

What a gorgeous all the distressing and vintage details!!! Thanks for joining us a the Color Throwdown Challenge!!!

Allison Cope said...

Wowsers Cheryl!!! I just love all the distressing and all of your gorgeous layers!! Beautiful Mother's Day card. Thanks for playing along with our Timeless Tuesday Challenge over at Flourishes!

Conniecrafter said...

that die does look like a bottle cap, very creative and such pretty lace, love the vintage feel this has, Gorgeous!

Debbie said...

This is gorgeous, Cheryl!! I love the vintage colors and distressing!!