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Monday, 21 March 2011

Mothers' Day card

Happy Monday,
Hope everyone had a good weekend, I for one am really enjoying the sunshine at the moment, long may it continue!
The card I'm showing tonight is for a couple of challenges and I made it with my mum in mind for Mothers' day. Mum loves Magnolia stamps as much as me and I just know she will love this one. Really enjoyed making a twisted easel card and I have to say it wasn't as hard as I thought it was going to be.
The challenges are: Stamp Man - Floral Mothers' Day
Sir Stamp-a-lot - Spring colours; green, yellow and/or pink
Magnolia-licious Highlights - Frame projects recipe inc. frame, magnolia image, bling/pearls, trim/ribbon, flowers.

I used: Magnolia Tilda with butterfly dress - I paper pieced Tilda's dress with two different papers
SU flower swirl stamp from Sweet Summer set
Tim Holtz distress inks and SU inks
Nestabilities - Lacy Squares
Basic Grey Curio papers
Flowers - given to me by Fleur (big thanks xxx)
ribbon and pearls from stash

Thanks for stopping by and taking a look
Love Nicola xxx


Fleur said...

Fantastic card Nicola, Gorgeous colours & fab paper piecing. I'm sure Betty will love it. Not tried a twisted easel yet ~ watch this space.
Hugz Fleur xXx

Crafty Chris said...

A beautiful card love the spring colours and of course Tilda
Chris x

chris said...

it beautiful Nicola, loit. not tried one of these yet, its on my to do list, still wading through my sisters 50th birthday invites Im on no 30 out of 70. hope you are ok.
your mum will adore this hugs chris xx

Sally H said...

A great spring creation in yellow, pink and green! Thanks for sharing with us at Sir stampalot and good luck!

brenda said...

Hello Nicola

A really gorgeous creation.

Love the twisted easel,makes a nice change. I did make one a while back and you have reminded me I need to try it out again.

Thank you for joining in at Stampalot, good luck and look forward to seeing you again next month.

B x

pinky said...

Very pretty card, love the spray of flowers. Thanks for playing along at Sir Stampalot.

Brenda Brown said...

What a fabulous card Nicola and it will be brilliant for Mother's Day. I love the twisted easel and the distressed look.
Thanks for sharing it with us at the Stamp Man for this challenge.
luv and hugs {brenda} xoxox

chris said...

I should have said Thanks for joining us in the Sir Stampalot Challenge. hugs Chris xx

Francesca said...

Stunning creation

Thanks for joining us at Sir Stampalot this month and good luck!


Sharon Caudle said...

Gorgeous card, Nicola! Love this Tilda and those flowers and colors are yummy! Thanks so much for joning us at Magnolia-licious Highlites!!
hugs, Sharon

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