Wednesday, 30 April 2014

Just Add Mother's Day

With Mother's Day less than two weeks away it's definitely time to get started making some cards! Though I won't need one for my Mum ( who passed away over 20 years ago now) I do get requests for cards for others and for this card used the Colour Challenge this week at Just Add Ink


Now for those that visited yesterday and saw another card I made with these colours that I didn't think was up to the Challenge, YES, I am regretting not entering that card now - and you can see it here:-) (EDITED to ADD - the Plane card has now been entered too - thanks Christine :-) )

And here is today's card…


For the card base I used Bermuda Bay card and the next layer has some Very Vanilla embossed with the Polka Dots EF and some Crumb Cake stamped with the Hardwood background stamp.
To cut the frame for the flowers I used the Square Framelits and some more Crumb Cake card - just by layering the framelits inside each other.
The happy Tulips are stamped twice and then fussy cut to add a layer to each one. For the greeting I used a much loved but long retired stamp set called Well Scripted and stamped this straight onto the Hardwood using the Baked Brown Sugar ink.  I am a bit out of practice at almost Shabby chic cards these days but I thought the style might suit the colours and the theme too :-)

Card stock: Bermuda Bay, Crumb Cake, Very Vanilla
Ink: Bermuda Bay, Crumb Cake, Baked Brown Sugar
Stamps: Hardwood, Simple Stems, Well Scripted ( Retired)
Accessories: Square Framelits, Polka Dots EF, Very Vanilla Seam Binding Ribbon, Basic Pearls

Thanks so much for stopping by today and I hope you have time to check out the fabulous cards the Team at Just Add Ink have made to inspire you and maybe you too will be excited to join in!

Happy stamping until next time,

Jan




15 comments:

  1. Oh, Jan, this is GORGEOUS!! Those popped-up flowers really stand out, and I love your use of ribbon. Thanks for joining us at Just Add Ink this week!

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    1. Thank you so much Christine :-) And I hear these flowers will soon be retiring too….

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  2. This is just gorgeous Jan. I love your flowers and the hardwood stamp on the bottom.

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    1. Thank you very much Vicki :-)

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  3. I love the balance of colours in your card. The flowers are a fabulous focal point for your card. Thanks for playing along with us at Just Add Ink.

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  4. Such a gorgeous card Jan!..Lovely colour balance and love that window/floral panel..cleverly done! Thanks for joining us at Just Add Ink.

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    1. Thank you so much Nikki :-) I will miss Simple Stems

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  5. Lovely Mothers Day card Jan. I love all the layers and they way you have split the background - looks like a picture hanging on a wall. Chantell JAI

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    1. Thanks so much Chantelle - that's just what I was hoping too, a framed pic :-)

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  6. I agree with Chantell, it does look like a picture on a wall. I love how you used a frame around the flowers and the little pearl details are lovely Jan. Thanks for playing at JAI ♥

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    1. Thank you very much Paula :-)

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  7. Love love the card Jan!!! Filled with beautiful flowers how I could not!!! Again you're demonstrating how versatile Hardwood stamp is!!!!- Katerina

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    1. Thank you so much Katerina :-) oh yes that Hardwood is a keeper :-)

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  8. This card is amazing! I love how you used the flowers against the brown. Love it!

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