Thursday, May 8, 2008

Mother's Day Card based on a great sketch by Beth for her 100th post Blog Candy!!

Beth over at her site Beth's Little Card Blog is having a GREAT Blog Candy contest celebrating her 100th post (WOW!). Check out her site and her blog candy !!

So since I was about to start a card for my mom for Mother's Day I thought what a great sketch to base the card off of and also get to enter a great contest. This sketch was a lot of fun to work with!

So a little about the card:
Papers used:
--Paper Pizzazz Vellum Swirls
--Smooth Cranberry
--Natural Tan
--Corduroy Burgundy
--Pastel Pink
--K&Company Smitten Marbled Flat
--Bohemian My Minds Eye Blossom "Girlfriends" Floral/Pink
--Basic Grey Blush Angelic
Pigment inks Merlot & Dune
Inkadinkado Heart Flourish Stamp (swirls cut off)
Prima's Got Flowers?
MM Mini Blossoms Pink Mix
Platinum Stickles
Heidi Swapp Photo Corners - Tuxedo Pink
Fonts printed on vellum is CK Elegant from scrapNfonts (which BTW they're having a huge $1 sale!)
Heart is from Cricut's Stamped cartridge (from the Love)
Mom on the envie is Cricut's Opposites Attract cartridge
The frame tag is from Cricut's TBBM cartridge using the Mirror Window Feature
Hope you like!

BTW, the picture in the card is of my mom and myself at Lake Winnipesaukee, NH, August of 1978...


chelemom said...

Your mom will love this! Very pretty!

Glee said...

This is so pretty and dainty, Nikki! It is so perfect for a special, special day! Lovely work, my Friend!

Beth said...

Hi Nikki! Thanks so much for entering my challenge! I have comment moderation on my blog to stop spammers which is why you couldn't see yours, and I've not had a chance to check for a while - sorry! :)
This card is fantastic, the colours are just gorgeous and I love all the detail inside the card! Good Luck! xx

My to do list...

*Become a Project Corner & Spotlight winner on the Cricut™ Chirp Newsletter (or at least a highlighted thread)
*Ongoing Memorial Journal for Morgan
*Scrapbook for my favorite moments at DisneyLand and DisneyWorld (my other obsession, big, big, big Mickey fan!)
*Scrapbook for my trip to Europe
*Scrapbook for the last two years of the kids for my DF's mom and one for his Dad.