Sunday, 14 March 2010

For Mum...

Hey!

So sorry I've been M.I.A recently, this week has been so busy! So busy that I've even been missing out on the PTI Countdown *gasp!* I need to catch up asap!

Fortunately my weekend has been a bit less busy, giving me just enough time to get some Mother's Day cards made for today! In my typical style, I'm leaving things to the last minute!

So with it being Mothering Sunday here in the UK today, Chris and I will be visiting our mums with some yummy gifts and an accompanying handmade card. I decided to CASE a card I'd made previously but in my dippy state, forgot to post here! D'oh!

Here it is anyways - better late than never!

This card was totally inspired from this card by Maile Belles. I loved that bright colour combo, so cheerful!
Card Recipe
(All PTI Supplies)

Stamps: Friends 'til the End
Ink: Summer Sunrise/Raspberry Fizz
Cardstock: Vintage Cream/Raspberry Fizz
Accessories: Raspberry Fizz Grosgrain Ribbon/Pink Gems/Decorative Scissors
/3D Foam Pads

So for Chris' Mother's Day card, I decided to CASE myself!

(Apologies for poor lighting, that'll teach me to try and take pics outta natural light!)

Shame I don't have a bold 'Mum' stamp but I think my old stash of transfers did the job OK!

Card Recipe
(All PTI Supplies)
Stamps: Friends 'til the End
Ink: Summer Sunrise/Raspberry Fizz
Cardstock: Vintage Cream/Raspberry Fizz
Accessories: Raspberry Fizz Grosgrain Ribbon/Doodlebug Transfers/Decorative Scissors
/3D Foam Pads

For my own card for my mum, I went with a completely different kinda style. I really like to try and make cards that people will like, rather than just ones that I like!

(Again, apologies for poor lighting!)
This card is very 'mum' with the cute polka dots and sweet blush. She's not a fan of green, but I couldn't resist a splash of it to represent the grass for those wellies! Before you think it, no, I don't own a gorgeous PTI Scalloped Border Die (yet!), but I did create this scalloped edge using a rectangular nestie twice and only cutting part way. You can't see the join hidden behind the sentiment (sneaky eh?!) But still, I'll be glad when I can just run a border die through my 'bug' to make life that bit easier!

Card Recipe
Stamps: Daily Designs/Daily Designs Sentiments
Ink: Sweet Blush/Spring Rain/Versamark
Card: Sweet Blush/Vintage Cream/Sweet Blush Bitty Dot Basics
Accessories: Cuttlebug/Nestabilities/Detail White EP/3D Foam Pads/Vintage Cream Satin Ribbon


Well I hope you've all had a fab weekend, it's a double celebration for us. I've got not only my mum to celebrate but my brother's birthday too! Yup, cue another masculine card to share with you very soon....!

Aimes
x

5 comments:

Clare said...

Fabulous cards Aimes. My favourite is the first one, I love the colour scheme and that stamp set is so pretty.
Clare x

Liszha said...

Absolutely lovely! I loved the pink one best but the other is fabulous too!

Clare said...

2 gorgeous cards Aimes! Your Mums will be thrilled I'm sure. C x

AuroraDawn said...

Two gorgeous cards Aimes, both Mums must have been thrilled to bits :O)

Alex said...

Love both Mother's Day Cards Aimes!

Thanks for sharing.

Have a good week.

Alex x