Saturday, April 22, 2017

Mother's Day Easel Card


Hello everyone!  It's Kim from Katydid Cards with you today!

I had so much fun working with the Solid Color Paper Flowers for my last project, I decided to work with them again.  This time I used the Dark Purple.


I thought I'd take one more opportunity to share a Mother's Day card with you, allowing you sufficient time to purchase the items I used in my project if you've a mind to do so.  Today I'm featuring an easel card.


I used three shades of card stock to make the perfect backdrop for the Dark Purple flowers I used.

Before attaching my flowers, I sprayed them liberally with Shimmer Spritz.  It gives them a beautiful finish.  Here, let me show you.  I wish you could see how gorgeous they look in person:



I used the medium and small flowers and thought the perfect companion to that shimmery look of the flowers would be the White Glitter Enamel Dots.   I used the large and medium sizes for the middles of the flowers and the small dots on the cameo in the center:



The card props open on another set of flowers and inside is the greeting; created with the Times New Roman and Alex Brush fonts.



One final picture of the card, closed.  



That's it for me today!  Have a great day and thanks so much for visiting with me! 

Before I leave you, I wanted to share some exciting news.  Eyelet Outlet is having a contest on their FaceBook page! You can win two vouchers for free admission to an upcoming Stamp & Scrapbook Expo (excluding Somerset, NJ) just by picking your favorite newly released brad.  Good luck!


Who provided the inspiration for these cards?  Katy Did!

13 comments:

  1. Stunning card, beautiful colour. (my fav)

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    1. Thanks, Barbara. It's not a color I work with often, but I can see why it's your favorite!

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  2. Very elegant. Any mom would love this, especially with all the flowers.

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  3. ok, i've decided all cameos should be lilac colored!!! thank you for pointing out that coral was just not nearly as cool! :) :) :)

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    1. We won't tell anyone the only reason I used lilac is because I didn't have three soft pink card stocks. Let's just let people think I'm cool! ;-)

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  4. Kim this is beautiful!!! I've never made an easel card but seeing ones like this always inspires me to give it a try. Love the purple (it's my favorite color). Thanks for the idea of spritzing our flowers😉

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