Happy Mother’s Day

May 10, 2014

Hi, It’s Jackie Smith here and I’m back with another card to show you. Knowing how much my mom loves to get flowers for Mother’s Day, I decided to do a spring meadow card using various Peel-Offs and lots of Elizabeth Craft Designs dies. I even improvised using Glitter Icicles Peel-Offs for grass which I colored using Copic Markers.


1. Create card base using flower patterned paper. Cut to 6″x 12″, score at 6″ and fold in half.
For the inside, cut light brown paper to 5 3/4″ x 11″ and score at 5 1/2″. Place Lots of Pops die on score line and cut out using die cut machine. Adhere brown paper to the inside of the card.IMG_0946-1

2. Cut purple paper to 5 1/2″x 5 1/2″ and purple flower paper to 5″x 5″. Adhere to card front using double-sided adhesive.

3. For the inside, cut 2 pieces of green dotted paper 3 3/4″x 5 1/4″ and 2 pieces of green flower paper 3 1/2″x 5″. Layer and adhere to top and bottom.

4. Color Glitter Icicles Peel-Offs using Copic Markers (G29 and YG99). Adhere them as shown.IMG_0943-1

5. Die cut various flowers using Yellow Iridescent, Orange Iridescent, Pink Iridescent and Purple Iridescent Shimmer Sheetz. Die cut flower stems (included in Daisy die) using Green Iridescent Shimmer Sheetz. Adhere as shown. Die cut flower centers out of Pink and Yellow Velvet Adhesive Sheets.IMG_0949-2

6. Place 3 butterflies and 3 lotus flowers peel-offs onto watercolor paper. Colour with Tombow Dual Brush Pens. Use a Wink of Stella Clear Glitter Brush to add some sparkles to the butterflies and flowers. Adhere butterflies to card. I adhered the butterflies to long stick pins first so it would look like they are flying off into the meadow. IMG_0948-1

7. Die cut tag out of purple paper. Stamp sentiment for card front with black Crafter’s ink and emboss using JudiKins Embossing Powder “Rustique Weathered Iron”. Using the same black Crafter’s ink, stamp sentiment for the inside of the card and emboss using Adirondack Embossing Powder “Eggplant”. Die cut label using one of the decorator dies from the Katie Label Pivot Card. IMG_0947-1

Supply List:

Elizabeth Craft Designs
778 Lots of Pops
702 Flower Set 2
763 Tags
768 Katie Label Pivot Card
795 Big Flower Set 1
901 Daisy
2342 Butterfly Small Black Peel-Offs
2515 Lotus Flowers Black Peel-Offs
7064 Glitter Icicles Peel-Offs
411 Velvet Adhesive Sampler Pack
WP903 Watercolor Paper
SS 0108 Yellow Iridescent Shimmer Sheetz
SS 0104 Pink Iridescent Shimmer Sheetz
SS 1090 Orange Iridescent Shimmer Sheetz
SS 0106 Purple Iridescent Shimmer Sheetz
SS 0107 Green Iridescent Shimmer Sheetz
502 Double Sided Adhesive Sheets
804 – Metal Adaptor Plate

Cardstock and patterned papers: Kioshi Basic Grey, Crumb Cake- Stampin’ Up!
Stamps: FM0209-D Mother’s Place – Verses Rubber Stamps, Happy Mother’s Day – Stampin’ Up!
Copic Markers: G29, YG99
Tombow Dual Brush Pens: 366,351,335,371, 093,243,158,823,813,725,679,623,N15,N00
Wink of Stella Clear Glitter Brush
Black Crafter’s Ink
JudiKins Embossing Powder “Rustique Weathered Iron”
Adirondack Embossing Powder “Eggplant”

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  • Reply Mary Prasad May 13, 2014 at 1:35 pm

    Beautiful! Love how you made the icicles into grass!

  • Reply Frances May 11, 2014 at 12:54 am

    gorgeous card … looks like I need some icicles now 🙂

  • Reply Peggy May 10, 2014 at 11:55 am

    Love it

  • Reply Rita Edwards May 10, 2014 at 10:38 am

    Your card us so beautiful, Jacqueline! So many gorgeous elements to admire and so true too. Xxx

  • Reply Karen Aicken May 10, 2014 at 9:41 am

    You are so clever to use the icicles (which I love) as grass. Wonderful Mother’s Day card, so full of colour and obviously made with love.

  • Reply Raquel Mason May 10, 2014 at 8:46 am

    Wonderful flowers & so clever to use icicles as grass.

  • Reply Marge Burns May 10, 2014 at 8:30 am

    Love all the flowers, beautiful card

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