31 March 2014

To My Special Mother

Hello there, here is the card that I made for my mum for Mother's Day this year. I wanted to use the LOTV James the Bear as I know my mum likes these images. I have kept it pretty simple by stamping the image and colouring with Copic Markers (adding  a little Glossy Accents to his nose). I have then cut it out using the largest of the Lil' Inker Stitched Rectangle dies. This actually only cuts the stitched lines so I then cut around it with my guillotine. I wanted the card a little bigger than usual so I cut a 12x12" piece of card slightly bigger than the panel. I then added a piece of paper from the Doodlebug Hello Spring Paper Pad on top. The sentiment is from a new Clearly Besotted stamp set which will be released on the 5th April (real sneaky peek there for you!).


Because the card will not fit in a standard sized envelope I decided to use of my SU kraft bags and decorated it. I first took one of the CBS Lovely Labels Dies and cut this from white CS, I then added the SSS Mum die on top. The butterfly has been made by stamping the CBS Elegant Butterflies image on to vellum and embossing with Iridescent Sparkle EP. I have then cut it out with the coordinating die - so pretty IRL!


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COPIC MARKERS - Bear: E23, E25, E27, E29. Grass: YG23, YG17, YG67. Flowers: V22, V25, V28. Sky/shadow: B91, Blender.
 
Thank you so much for visiting me today. I hope you have a lovely day!

11 comments:

  1. Really love this. So cute x

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  2. Awwww I adore James Bear! Your colouring is wonderful Michelle and your CAS design is prefect. I love the way you have decorated the kraft bag too, the butterfly looks stunning.
    Sue xx

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  3. Lovely card Michelle, I'm sure your mom loved it! Jo x

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  4. Eeeeeeeee... can you guess what's got me excited on this card?!!! ;)
    (it's gorgeous btw... love James!! :) ) xx

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  5. Wow Sweetie...i love this card and its packaging, your mum is one lucky lady!!
    hugs and xxx
    Gemma

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  6. What a sweet card, Michelle, and so beautifully enclosed in it's own special envelope! I'll bet your Mum will love it.

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  7. Stunning card Michelle excellent colouring as always

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  8. He's very cute, I bet your Mum loved it!

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  9. I picked a James bear image for my Mum too - they are just perfect! This one looks so gorgeous on your lovely CAS design and the envelope bag is just fab :-)
    Hugs, Kat x

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