Monday, May 1, 2017

JFF May Challenge

I am very pleased you are visiting today because I am excited to announce the new Just for Fun Rubber Stamps' May challenge!

Moms!

I hope you will be inspired to make a card for a mom in your life.  Mother's Day is coming up on May 14th this year, and you could get ahead on birthday cards for mom.


For my card example, I used a beautiful peony stamp that I am really looking forward to color, but this time I paper-pieced it.  


I didn't have a patterned paper in the right color green, so I took a plain paper and stamped over it with green ink.  Sometimes the small details make me happy.


Supplies: Just for Fun Rubber Stamps Peony, Tattered Screen background stamp, Happy Mother's Day sentiment, Versafine Black Ink, KI Doilies 6x6 paper pad, Gina K Jelly Bean Green cardstock, Gina K Applemint ink, Elizabeth Designs Embossing folder

Thank you SO MUCH for stopping by! 

11 comments:

  1. Yes the little details are important and your card is gorgeous. The colours and the layout are lovely x

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  2. So pretty Heidi! I love how you added the texture to the green card-stock! Have a lovely day! Luv & Hugs. Hazel xx
    My Card Attic

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  3. That big bloom looks fabulous all dressed up in that pretty designer paper! I love the partial embossing too on your beautiful card!

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  4. Pretty card Heidi, love the colors you chose.

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  5. This is so lovely, Heidi! I love the paper piecing. I love the embossing at the bottom too.

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  6. This paper piecing looks fabulous. I love that stamp.

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  7. A very beautiful card. I love the paper piecing.

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  8. Such a beautiful job you did with the paper piecing of the flower and great idea to just ink your paper for the leaves!

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  9. I like how you paper pieced this together with lovely colors and patterns. I think you are very clever to come up with a way to get the leaves patterned and in the right color of green.

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  10. This is such a lovely mothers Day card. Brilliant idea to create your own custom green card with the ink!

    I always made my Mum a handmade Mothers Day card. She passed away in Feb. so it will be strange this year to not create and send her card.

    Yours is really pretty...

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  11. What wonderful paper-piecing and the way you stamped on the leaves looks great. I love this . (Our Mothers' Day in the UK was in March . Sadly, I no longer have my mum but my children made it special for me.)

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