Today I'm sharing a special card I made for my mom for Mother's Day, and while I'm at it, I'm entering it into Heart2Heart's challenge this week. I haven't played along with H2H in a while, and this week the challenge is to share something created for mom. My mom is a florist so I almost always make things for her that involve flowers. (Mom, if you're reading this...don't look any farther til after Mother's Day!) :)
This year she gets a whole pot of blinged out flowers! She's like me—we both LOVE us some bling! This card was inspired by one I saw on the Scrapbooks, etc website by Tracy Kyle (via Pinterest). My version uses 3 different flowers cut on the Art Philosophy Cricut cartridge in various sizes. I just love that cartridge...it has everything!
The flowers lift out of the pot to reveal your message.
Look at all that bling...oooooh, so pretty! I used a combination of bling buttons and rhinestone designer brads from CTMH. For the brads, I snipped off the brad part with some pliers so I was left with just the top rhinestones, and adhered them with glue dots. It's pretty top-heavy, so be sure you're working with heavy cardstock-weight paper like CTMH's, and you may want some extra layers for reinforcement.
The paper I used is from CTMH's Stella Paper pack. One of the things I
love most about CTMH is how everything coordinates perfectly. I have 6
different patterns to work with from one paper pack and they all
coordinate together beautifully.
You can see a similar card I made for my mom 2 years ago using the Bella paper pack here. There's a link to a tutorial on that post.
I hope you're enjoying your National Scrapbooking weekend...have a great day!