A Flower Garden for Mom

mothers day  Today is Mother’s Day and I made this card for my mother-in-law.  She loves flowers so I thought a trellis with flowers growing upon it would make her smile!  I couldn’t wait to use my Hardwood background stamp.  It looks like a weather piece of wood, especially when stamped in shades of grey.  I used Smokey Slate ink on Smokey Slate cardstock to create a tone-on-tone image.

I had to use the Lattice Bigz die once more before it retires.

The flowers were created using the Petite Petals stamp set & coordinating punch.  (Bundle & Save!  when you purchase these together).  I used Daffodil Delight ink on both Daffodil Delight cardstock and Whisper White and I threw in a few flowers stamped in Hello Honey ink on Hello Honey cardstock.  I just had to use some of the new 2014-2016 In Colors!  A few candy dots became flower centers.  And because there was some grass growing at the bottom of the trellis, I had to use my new fringe scissors too!

The sentiment comes from the Loving Thoughts stamp set which is also retiring.

If you’d like to create a flower garden for your mom, click on any of the underlined product names, or on the shop button to the right and you’ll immediately and magically be transported to my on-line store where you can shop to your heart’s content!

And for all the Moms out there reading this today, there are thoughts of you today too!  Happy Mother’s Mom!

Stamp Happy,


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I love being a Stampin' Up! demonstrator! My blog contains everything you need to help you in your paper-crafting journey; whether you are just starting out or are a seasoned traveler on the paper-crafting highway.