Sunday, 15 March 2015

Happy Mother's Day

I've made a gift for my MIL for Mother's Day using the image I'm showcasing today, and I wanted to make a card to match.  She's called PomPom (the image, not my MIL!), but I think she must be retired now as I can't find her in the store.  She was one of my earliest Lilis and she's been one of my favourites, but I've been busy with new images lately and haven't used her in a while.  So today I'm rectifying that. :0)

The sentiment was printed on vellum using Word (I created an arc in WordArt to match the curvature of the image panel).  I stamped and painted the image in DI reinkers, and used some of my favourite Maja Design papers (I may be a teensy bit addicted to these).  The ribbon actually matches the image more than it appears in the photo, and I added a die cut butterfly (another neglected item in my stash).

I hope it motivates you to dig out your old favourites for some reminiscing!



Card Recipe:
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Happy crafting
Annette
xx

14 comments:

Have A Scrap Happy Day said...

Awww, so sweet and pretty. Love it and pinned.

Squirrel x said...

Gorgeous hun, she looks super in pink and I love the arced sentiment, very clever. Such a pretty card. Hugs xx

Sarah said...

So cute Annette and MIL is going to love this. Love the gingham ribbon too xx

coldwaters2 said...

Beautiful card Annette love that cutie image also the wonderful papers and design, super make.
hugs
lorraine x

Sandra said...

Such a darling card! So cute! Thank you so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. Hugs, Sandra

Deborah Artliff said...

Hi Annette what a pretty card I love the image and the design is wonderful.
Debs xx
{Debs Cards– my personal blog}

Mojca said...

Waw what a lovely card Annette! Such lovely colouring. Hugs! Mojca

Marilyn said...

Love the shape and design of this card Annette! The image is sooo cute and I also like those gorgeous embellies and paper.

Deanne @ Three Trees said...

As sweet as can be!! Love the colours hun!!!

Deanne :)

Kat W said...

I am always torn between inking up new stamps and revisiting old favourites! I don't have this image but always liked it, she is a real cutie :-)
Gorgeous card, the way you did the sentiment is so clever and I share your addiction to Maja Design papers!

Big hugs, Kat xx

Carol S. said...

I love your card and the image is gorgeous. I too love Maja papers and I bought a few 12" x 12" papers to cover a set of drawers in my craft room.I still haven't been able to cut into them!! Hugs, Carol S.xx

Christine L said...

So gorgeous Annette... of course, another of my fav LOTV images, and you've done a perfect job of colouring as always! Loving the word arc too.... clever girl!

Hugs
Christine x

Caryn said...

Your card is just gorgeous, love your take on the theme.

Thanks for playing along at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge this week.
Hugs,
Caryn xxx

Betty said...

A very pretty card. I love the image and papers. Thank you for joining us at Crafty Calendar challenge and Good Luck
Bettyxxx

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