Sunday, May 1, 2011

A Mother's Day card & 2 challenges

Sunday, May 1, 2011
This card is for a young Mom, who will be celebrating her first Mother's day!

I'm playing along in 2 challenges with this card.  Take a look!
Just Us Girls #82 Wild Card Challenge - use the emboss resist technique
Colour Q Challenge - CQC #82
Fun challenges, huh?  I think so...since I like emboss resist and I love a blue and green color palette!
Here is my take on the two challenges:

I embossed the 3 flowers (Many Wishes by Gina K) with clear embossing powder on whisper white card stock, then sponged on some baja breeze, pear pizzazz and kiwi kiss ink.  I used baja breeze cs for matting, and mounted it all on an always artichoke card base.  I used some of Stampin' Up's beautiful seam binding (in baja breeze).  I LOVE their seam binding...I just bought two more colors recently!  It may be difficult to see it, but I tied a little mini key  (from 7 Gypsies) under the bow, using some white floss.  The sentiment is stamped in jet black Staz-On.

Thanks so much for stopping by!  I hope you'll leave a comment.


  1. OMG Susie!!! I literally gasped when I saw your card… STUNNING my dear!!! The dandelion silhouettes are so gorgeous with the soft pastels surrounding them. What a BEAUTIFUL Mother's Day card - just BREATH-TAKING!!! Thanks so much for playing along with Just Us Girls! So glad you could play along this week and I hope you can join us again next week!

  2. Beautiful Mother's Day card, Susie! Thanks for playing with us at the ColourQ this week.

  3. THis is absolutely gorgeous - such a striking card - WOW - thanks for playing along with JUGS this week. GOod to have you with us.

  4. Gorgeous! I was thinking I didn't have many MD sentiments and I totally forgot that one! Beautiful emboss resist!

  5. Oh Susie! Your card is STUNNING! Love that sentiment {wish they'd NEVER retired it - it's timeless!}... and EXQUISITE showcase for this, positively addicting technique. You've clearly showed WHY it is so WONDERFUL! Thanks for sharing your wonderful work with JUST US GIRLS!

  6. This is one of my favorite cards!

    Linda S.


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