Happy Mother’s Day Pair

Hi friends! A big ole’ Happy Hump Day to you! I hope you’re having some wonderful Spring weather where you are! It is absolutely gorgeous where we are! Affiliate links are used in this post at no cost to you. I really appreciate your support! I have a pair of Mother’s Day cards to share in my series and these have a unique color combo of pink and orange which I wouldn’t typically think to pair together, but they turned out really pretty! I actually created four of these – two with dry embossed side panels, one with plain side panels and one with glitter side panels – but only took photos of these two. I got interrupted and when I returned to my studio, I forgot all about taking pics of the other two, lol! That’s how this old brain works! Bahahaha!

Think assembly line, as I was making four of these cards although two of them aren’t pictured. I stamped the Concord and 9th Painted Tulip image on four Neenah Classic Crest 80# Solar White cardstock panels using the ‘rock and roll’ technique for the flower head. I think that’s what it’s called… it’s been years and years since I’ve done it. I stamped the flower head first in pink ink, cleaned the stamp and inked just the edge of the flower head again in orange ink by rocking and rolling the ink pad around the outside edge of the stamp. It’s a very cool technique and comes out different every time. I then stamped the stem and leaves on each panel and set them aside while I stamped the Happy Mother’s Day sentiment four times on CutCardStock Pop-Tone Black Licorice cardstock, heat embossed them with Hero Arts White embossing powder and cut them into strips.

I cut standard A2 top-folding card bases from Neenah Classic Crest 110# Solar White cardstock along with layering panels cut from CutCardStock Pop-Tone Black Licorice cardstock, Stampin’ Up Sweater Weather DSP, DCWV Glitter and Foil Washi Tape Stack (not pictured), and Paper Accents Pink Pearlized cardstock. I ran four of the Pink Pearlized cardstock side panels through the Big Shot with the Cuttlebug Candy Cane Stripes embossing folder and then assembled the front panels and added the sentiment strips.

I cut the inside panels from Neenah Classic Crest 80# Solar White cardstock and embellished three with the Pink Pearlized cardstock and one with pink glitter washi tape (not pictured) along with a narrow strip of CutCardStock Pop-Tone Black Licorice cardstock on all. I stamped the same sentiment inside all four and layered the panels on the black cardstock.

And one more look at these two… I’m really kicking myself for spacing out and forgetting to take pics of the other two. But that’s what happens when I get interrupted, lol! I really love how they turned out!

Products used:
Cardstock/Paper: Neenah Classic Crest 110# and 80# Solar White cardstock, CutCardStock Pop-Tone Black Licorice cardstock, Paper Accents Pink Pearlized cardstock, DCWV Glitter and Foil Washi Tape Stack (not pictured), American Crafts White cardstock, Stampin’ Up Sweater Weather DSP
Stamps: Concord and 9th Painted Tulip stamp set, Inspired By Stamping You Are stamp set
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Bamboo Leaves, Angel Pink and Morocco ink; Versamark
Accessories: MISTI stamp tool, Cuttlebug Candy Cane Stripes embossing folder, Big Shot, Tonic Studios 12″ Guillotine Paper Trimmer, Hero Arts White embossing powder

I hope you’ve enjoyed seeing two more cards from my Mother’s Day card series! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you next time! ;)

Scrappy hugs,
lesliesig