Thursday, May 8, 2014

for Mom


With Mother's day just a few days away, I have a card to share done in shades of purple & lavender. The background was embossed with a SU! ef, and the papers were from a stack I've had for years. The cover is long gone, so I have no idea who the mfr. is, sorry. The main image was done with an old CB ef and I matted it with some eggplant card stock that was punched on one side with a SU! border punch. I added mini brads to the flower centers and a piece of SU! eggplant ribbon, made into a flat "bow" that doesn't require extra postage. The sentiment is by Verve.

I'm entering this into the following challenges:

The Card Concept#9 - monochromatic purple

Tuesday Throwdown#194 - special lady

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge - spring flowers

OWH midweek throwdown - April Showers bring May Flowers

Cards in Envy - May Flowers

Thanks for stopping by, and I hope you have a fantastic day!

Carol

25 comments:

Judith Taylor - Wright said...

Hi hun great job and thanks so much for sharing with us at Tuesday Throwdown hugs Judith DT x

Linda said...

Lovely card! Great elements! Love that eggplant!

Benzi said...

So pretty, Carol, with the lovely embossing and soft, patterned paper. A card a mother would love.

Ranger and Tanner said...

Stunning and elegant! Congrats on digging deep into your stash and linking up to so many challenges.

KT Fit Kitty said...

This is gorgeous! Love your embossing! Beautiful colours too!

JD/ Jill said...

Beautiful Mother's day card! I have that cb ef I keep forgetting that I have it, and don't use it, and then I see the lovely cards that you make with it...I need to get that embossing folder out again...tfs.

Sandy Trefger said...

Beautiful Mother's Day card! I love the embossed flowers! So pretty! Thanks for sharing with us at Cards in Envy!

jimlynn said...

Carol, this is so gorgeous! I love the purple and lavender and that fantastic embossing. Just beautiful.
Lynn

Diane Jaquay said...

The embossing is LOVELY, Carol, and you rocked the purple challenge!

Irish Cherokee said...

Love everything about this card Carol. Gorgeous.

Brenda & Ian said...

Bravo to YOU for shopping your stash. We get so wound up sometimes, desiring the newest product out there.

Thanks for being an inpiration!

Such a lovely card.

Donna Hanley said...

Carol, This is just beautiful and I am sure to CASE it maybe for MIL or SIL and maybe for a birthday card I need in may. Just lovely and sweet. Have a good day tomorrow. Off to bed for me.

nwilliams6 said...

Carol this is so pretty! So delicate and elegant and soft! Perfect Mother's Day card. Love, love, love it! Hugz!

Mary Anne / MA54K said...

Wow, that is a great card for a whole pile of challenges! So many pretty details!

Scrapenabler said...

Such a pretty card. I love all of your embossing. Thanks for playing along with us at Cards in Envy.

Debbie Caldwell said...

This is such a soft and pretty card. I like the embossing and the layers. Great job.

Lee Mae said...

Hi Carol! Love the embossing and the colors. Very elegant looking card!

scrappymo! said...

This is so very pretty. I have that folder and must try this idea. My friend that loves purple/lilac and lavender will drool over this one!
Lovely card, CArol!

Brenda said...

Loving this Mother's day card Carol! Both embossing folders are fabulous and I love the paper you used. Hugs

Deanna Dean said...

This is such a beautiful card. Love the embossing. Thanks for joining us at The Card Concept.

Beth said...

This is beautiful, I love the simple embossed image, I really should use my embossing folders more! :-)

Beth xx

Lee Ann Barrett said...

Sweet and feminine, this makes a wonderful Mother's Day card. Love the clean, straight forward design. Tanks so much for sharing with us at The Card Concept!

cheiron said...

So pretty and I just love all the embossing. Thank you so much for playing along with the Spring Flowers Challenge over at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog this week :)

Princess Judy Palmer said...

Such pretty colors! I love the all the flourishes.

wendipooh13 said...

wonderful embossing!!!! sooo glad you played along with Cards In Envy!!!!