Sunday, May 08, 2011

Happy Mother's Day!

To the mothers and the mother figures, Happy Mother's Day to you! This weekend is a true "girls weekend," as it's my daughter's birthday tomorrow. So Olivia and I are making it all about us! We started things off yesterday morning with a pedicure, followed by dinner with my parents and my sister and her family. And today my husband brought me Starbucks coffee and each of us our favorite scone. That's a great way to start the day!

So today I'm sharing the card I made for my Mom. I created it when I made this card, because I loved the color combination and roses so much, I couldn't stop with just one card!

I used one of my favorite Waltzingmouse Stamps set, Roses in Bloom. I stamped them randomly on my card and colored them with Copics. I used my colorless blender quite a bit to give the roses a soft, worn look. I really like the pink-on-pink. And because I didn't want to cover them all up, I added a simple little tag that really says it all:

I decided to make some cards for my sister and my Mom to give them at dinner. I think a gift of handmade cards is always appreciated and is really very practical. And with the Dainty Doilies Large and Dainty Doilies 2 Small sets, these were a snap to create very quickly!

I made a set of cards for each of them, using different sentiments from the Say it Loud set. I ADORE this set! These sentiments really do fit every occasion, rounding out this gift perfectly!

I packaged the cards in acetate card boxes, adding a special touch using my personalized stamp from PSA Essentials. I think this really adds a professional look, plus it really impresses anyone who gets this gift;) And I'm loving this Pink Sorbet twine from The Twinery:

If you're interested in your own personalized stamper, you can read more here on the PSA Essentials website and here for a list of where you can buy. I hope you are all enjoying your weekend! Have a great day with friends and family!


Emilie said...

I have just descovered waltzing mouse and through them have just discovered your blog. Your cards are gorgeous! You inspire me so much! You made me want to buy most of their stamps! I love how originally you use them and how fresh and modern it all looks! Thank you so much for sharing your creations!

Claire Brennan said...

Absolutely gorgeous cards Jennifer!!! the colours are just dreamy - Hope you and little missy enjoy your day!!! Hugs!

lynn said...

lovely cards, and awesome psa stamp! tfs!


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