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Saturday, 23 February 2013

House Mouse Mother's Day Card

Here is an 8x8 Mother's Day card I've made using the Joanna Sheen House Mouse Project Book.  This is my second Mother's Day without my mum and I thought making Mother's Day cards would be easier but it isn't.  I have decoupaged the image that was one the CD.
I decided not to use a backing paper off the CD but instead used a perfect match from the Bearly Mine Designs Patchwork Party Digi Set.  I used my Kanban ruler stamp and used a blue Memento ink pad and stamped the ruler onto the same blue card used for the card.  I used a Crafty Ann's cotton reel and coloured it with my Promarkers and then wound embroidery thread around it.  I then poked three holes in the reel so I could poke in three yellow pins.  I have finished the card off with a Marianne Designs die-cut, peel-off, wide lace, ribbon bow and lots and lots of buttons.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

House Mouse and Friends - I love you sew much
Pile it On - Clips and/or pins
The Cutie Pie - Pretty pastels
Word Art Wednesday - Anything goes
Crafty Ribbons - Button up
A Gem of a Challenge - Add a bow
Crazy 4 Challenge - Texture, texture, texture (embossing, lace and ribbon)
Allsorts - Animals
Creative Inspirations - Anything goes and option of angels


Lorraine A said...

Fabulous card Kym :-) the image is adorable and the papers and details are fab :-)

thanks for joining us on the House Mouse and Friends Challenge
Lols x x x

Lorraine A said...

oops. I meant to add, thanks for joining us on the Crafty Ribbons Challenge too :-)

pinky said...

Gorgeous card Kym, just love the way you have embellished it. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Ribbons.

Marie-Louise said...

This is gorgeous Kym. Love the image and the fabulous backing papers.

Karen Letchworth said...

I love these sweet pastels, and you've done an amazing job with them. Your card turned out so soft and sweet, and I thank you for sharing this in our challenge.
Have a blessed weekend!
Word Art Wednesday

brenda said...

Another perfect entry for our theme Kym, thanks for joining us again at Allsorts challenge.

B x

coops said...

so gorgeous kym.i love your lemon and blue colours and adorable hm image ;D

xx coops xx

downrightcrafty said...

gorgeous choice of image and love the card, thanks for sharing it with us at the House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge
Hugs Kate xx

fabiola jaques said...

oh! trop trop mignooooon, biz

Tom said...

That looks great with the pastel colors!
Thanks for sharing it with us at the House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge.

Christine said...

Hi Kym awww bless these cute guys are SEW busy making their patchwork quilt
lots of gorgeous SEWing embellies & your papers are a perfect match to.

Thanks for sharing with us at House Mouse & friends chall this time..new chall starts Mon.

smiles Christine x

Heather said...

This is gorgeous Kym, such a fabulous colour scheme and adorable image - your embellishment are stunning!!

Thanks for joining us at House Mouse & Friends challenge
Heather xx

mags said...

A beautiful card. Love the image and all your fab details. Thanks for sharing with us at AGOAC and good luck.

Shea said...

Such a lovely card, Kym. Love the papers you've used and the embellishments. Thanks for joining us at AGOAC this week!

Anonymous said...

Cute card love the image too! Thanks for sharing with us this time at Allsorts, hugs Samantha :0)

Sarah said...

Such a gorgeous image Kym, beautiful card. Thank you so much for joining us at Allsorts for our Animals challenge x