Monday, April 15, 2013

Mother's Day Card & Challenge

The two week challenge theme over at CREATIVE CUTTING CHALLENGE is "Mother's Day Cards".  If you're an electronic cutter who uses SVG (or similar files), I hope you'll play along...there is a prize!  But even if you don't/can't participate, there is a lot of great Mother's Day card inspiration for everyone from the Design Team.  It's worth the click to head over to see!  For my DT submission, I used the card file from my newest SVG set: 
I cut the complete card from double sided cardstock (We R Memory Keepers "Precious Metal").  I accented the terracotta colored front of the card with pieces cut from the coordinating print which is on the inside of the card.  I created and cut an oval frame to go around the "Mom" and the strip near the bottom.  Behind the "Mom" cut out, I added ivory cardstock that I lightly distressed with Vintage Photo DI.  After outlining "Mom" with a thin black Sharpie, I added Copper Stickles.  I used the Sharpie to add faux stitching around the oval and on either side of the strip.  Finally I added the faux bow...an easy accent!  Just punch two holes (size depending on width of ribbon you're going to use), pull a bit of ribbon through and then finish with a button.  I attached mine with a glue dot.
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6 comments:

Tina Campbell said...

Cool card, cool tip on the ribbon too. Thanks for sharing

Michelle McClure said...

What a great use of a card file. Love the finishing touches you added to make it your own. Thanks for sharing your work with us at Love to Scrap! challenge blog.

Sara S. said...

Lovely card! Thank you for joining us this week at Card Crafter's Circle!

Karen AKA Soccerboyzmom said...

Love how you did this card. The colors are perfet and great techniques. Thanks for playing at Love To Scrap!!!

Cherished said...

Pretty card! Thanks for joining us at Loves to scrap.

Cathy van de Bruinhorst said...

Cute!! Thanks for playing with us at Loves to Scrap!!