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Thursday, May 9, 2013

First Mother's Day

Hi.  My card today is a card for my beautiful daughter-in-love who celebrates her first Mother's Day this year.  It doesn't look like your typical card without flowers on it, but I wanted to create something without flowers.  Hope she likes this.  I used The Paper Players Challenge #144 (Mother's Day) and the Nacho Average Challenge #15 (sketch).

I chose to use Pool Party card stock for the base.  To that I added another layer of Pool Party that I ran through the Big Shot with the Modern Mosaic embossing folder.  Since this layer was the same color as the card base, I added some sponging around the edges using Pool Party ink.  It was attached to the card with Glue DotsThe images
from the Mosaic Madness stamp set were heat embossed on Whisper White card stock using Daffodil Delight, Rich Razzleberry, Lucky Limeade and  VersaMark inks and Clear and Tangerine Tango embossing powders.  One image was heat embossed on International Bazaar designer paper with VersaMark and White embossing powder.  They were then punched out with the Mosaic Punch and added to the card.  The sentiment from the Something to Celebrate stamp set was then heat embossed on Daffodil Delight card stock with VersaMark, Pacific Point ink and Clear embossing powder.  This was added to a piece of International Bazaar designer paper that was matted with Pacific Point card stock and the whole layer added to the card.  Pearls were then added to finish it off.  How special it is to celebrate your first Mother's Day.  And I thank God each day for the sweet, little baby girl she is mom to.  Here's wishing all you moms, grandmothers and women caring for children a special day.  You have no equal.

Stampin' Up! Products Used 
Stamp Sets:  Mosaic Madness (available 5/31/13); Something to Celebrate (retired hostess set)
Ink:  Daffodil Delight Classic Stampin' Pad (#119667); Rich Razzleberry Classic Stampin' Pad (#115658); Lucky Limeade Classic Stampin' Pad (#122935); Pacific Point Classic Stampin' Pad (#111837); Pool Party Classic Stampin' Pad (#122938); VersaMark (#102283)
Card Stock/Designer Paper:  Pool Party Card Stock (#122924); Daffodil Delight Card Stock (#119683); Pacific Point Card Stock (#111350); Whisper White Card Stock (#100730); International Bazaar Designer Series Paper (#126920)
Tools:  Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine (#113439); Modern Mosaic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder (available 5/31/13); Mosaic Punch (available 5/31/13); Heat Tool (#129053); Sponge Daubers (#102892)
The Finishing Touches:  Tangerine Tango Stampin' Emboss Powder (#123106); White Stampin' Emboss Powder (#109132); Clear Stampin' Emboss Powder (#109130); Pearl Basic Jewels (#119247); Glue Dots (#103683)

        

7 comments:

Ann Schach said...

Who needs flowers when you have pearls!!! This is so pretty, Patti! I love the sketch and the way you used the mosaics. And, congrats to your daughter-in-law on her first Mother's Day!

Amy O said...

This is a fun suite of products, and I love it with the dsp you chose. Thanks for joining us at the Paper Players this week!

Justin said...

Great use of the new product with the old! Thank you so much for joining us at the Paper Players!

LeAnne said...

So pretty! I have yet to play with my set...hopefully this weekend! I like the colors you've chosen too! Happy Mother's day to you! Thanks for participating in the Paper Players challenge this week!

Anne Marie Hile said...

Patti, I really like the rich colors and are you sure that DSP has to retire? It looks SO good with the new stamp set and embossing folder. I'm sure your daughter-in-law will love her card. Thanks so much for joining us this week at the Paper Players! Happy Mother's Day to you! Hugs! :)

Tammy said...

Great job with the sketch! and, I love the way you didn't line up the punched images with the embossing!

Anne Hayward said...

What a special card for a special occasion. Love that you used some of the new SU! product! Thanks for playing along with the Nachos.