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Wednesday, 26 February 2014

Mother's Day

Not a bad day here , weather wise , I went to work this morning ,then after lunch cut the grass at the front and did a bit of snipping and general tiding . I did hear on a weather report we might be getting some snow ....how mad is the UK weather!
I've made an early start with my Mother's Day cards . I tried to make it simple , pretty and classy . The card it's self starts off pretty , it's a pre lazer cut card from Hobby craft , they come in packs of 10, I always have some in for special card makes. The bp is boho chic by first edition ("12x"12). The sentiment is by pink petticoat , I love the font . I diecut the sentiment and bazil teal card with spellbinder oval dies , then stamped small butterflies in teal and red ink , then blended in some distress ink. I used a red silk ribbon from my stash threaded through a pearl buckle from wild orchid.
Inside is a printed sentiment from pink petticoat that reads,
Hope you have a special day, as perfect as they come . You deserve to have 'cos your a lovely Mum.
Nice verse I think not too slushy .


challenges entered :
Allsorts : Ladies Day 
crafting for all seasons : sentiment as the main focus 
Tuesday throw down : anything goes 


Don't know about you but I'm loving these longer days , the only good thing about Winter is Christmas .
happy crafting .janex















12 comments:

Doreen said...

This is gorgeous,fab design and papers.xxx

brenda said...

We had some of the orange stuff as well today Jane, makes a lovely change from the rain.

Lovely soft and delicate card and perfect for our Ladies Day theme, thank for joining in at Allsorts.

B x

Pia S said...

This IS simple , pretty and classy! Love the card shape with the beautiful rose border, and the ribbon with pearls is a beautiful detail that works so well with this design!

cotnob said...

This is a fabulous card Jane, I love the scalloped border and pretty papers.
Pauline
x

Beryl said...

It's a beautiful card Jane. Pretty papers and the laser cut shape is lovely.
Was hoping the grass would dry enough for me to cut it too but it rained again from mid afternoon onwards (again). Don't think it I'll be able to walk on it without sinking in for a while yet.
Beryl xx

Lady Bug Stampers said...

Your card is stunning. Love the die cuts and the papers you used. Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown Challenge.
Linda K. DT
www.ladybustampers.blogspot.com

downrightcrafty said...

very classy such a gorgeous card and love the ribbon slider
Hugs Kate x

debby4000 said...

Oh this is beautiful and so elegant.
luv
Debby

May said...

Gorgeous card Jane, Love those papers & butterflies... Hugs May x x x

Alisonscraftybitzandbobs.blogspot.com said...

Such a beautiful card love the sentiment. Thank you for joining us over at Crafting For All Seasons, Good Luck and we hope to see you again soon. Alison DT x

susiestacey said...

Lovely card and just perfect for this weeks challenge.
Thank you for sharing at Allsorts 'Ladies Day' challenge and good luck x Susan x

Dawn Lancaster said...

Thanks for playing in the Crafting For All Seasons challenge this time! Hope you can play next time too!
Good Luck
Hugs
Dawn xx