Friday, May 12, 2017

Mother's Day Card with Freshly Made Sketch #287

The gorgeous paper in the Close to My Heart National Scrapbooking Month "Live Beautifully" special offer is the focal point of my card.  The purple rose was outlined with the Gold Shimmer Brush and the other flowers were enhanced with the Clear Shimmer Brush (the clear shimmer does not photograph well!)  The greeting is from a retired stamp set called Say it All.

This card came together very quickly following this fabulous Freshly Made Sketch:

Take a look at the rest of this gorgeous paper pack:

This card is also being shared with the following challenges:
     Love to Craft--Anything Goes
     East Wind Blog Challenge--Celebrate the Women

If you would like a chance to win a new Cricut Explore please visit my blog post here for more details.  

Thanks for stopping by!  Have a wonderful week filled with fun and creativity!
:) Marie

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Heidi Weaver said...

Hi Marie, what a beautiful card! I can see why you've chosen to use that stunning Designer Series paper as your focal point. Adding the subtle clear shimmer to your roses and then outlining the primary rose with the Gold Shimmer was a brilliant move. You've combined the sketch and our Mom theme beautifully as well. Thanks so much for joining in for our Watercooler Wednesday Challenge this week.

Marsha Reed said...

Lovely card, Marie! Such pretty flowers. Thanks for joining us this week at Watercooler Wednesday Challenges.

Penny Hanuszak said...

This is such a lovely card Marie. The purple rose is simply outstanding and the DSP is beautiful. Thanks for joining us for the "Mom's Theme" challenge at Watercooler Wednesday this week.

Kim S said...

Such a truly lovely look with the flower edged in gold! A perfect card for Mother's Day! Thank you for playing along with us at Freshly Made Sketches.

Judy Markowitz said...

Hi Marie!!!! What a gorgeous Mother's Day card! I love everything about it, and I must say the shimmer pens add a beautiful touch!!!! Thank you so much for joining in for the WWC118 Mom's Theme Watercooler Wednesday challenge this week!

Fiona said...

Such lovely paper and the gold shimmer really shows it off. Roses were my mum's favourite flowers. Thank you for joining in for the WWC118 Mom's Theme Watercooler Wednesday challenge this week!

Gail said...

I can just about smell those roses! Very pretty. Thanks for joining us at Watercooler Wednesday.

Hazel said...

Thank you for sharing your lovely crafting for our May challenge 10 at Love to Craft, Hazel, DT x

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