Melissas Paperie

Saturday, May 28, 2011

Belated Mother's Day

Happy Weekend!

I had a friend ask for some belated Mother's Day cards, so I made these two.

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On this first one, you'll notice the same background as I used in yesterday's sympathy card. It really is my favorite background stamp, and I love how versatile it is! (Plus I had stamped and embossed a whole half sheet, so I had enough for two cards!)

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And a monochromatic card in two of my current favorite colors. You can't tell very well in the photo, but the inside of each bloom has some glitter.

Thanks for looking!
Melissa

"Happy Mother's Day" (all PTI unless noted)
Stamps: YOF :Gladiolus, sentiment from Delightful Dahlia and Blooming Button Bits, Faux Fun (Waltzingmouse Stamps)
Ink: Versamark, Raspberry Fizz, Grape Jelly (Memento)
Paper: Raspberry Fizz, Aqua Mist, Hawaiian Shores, Lavendar Moon, Royal Velvet
Other: Bloomers (Webster's Pages), Aqua Mist buttons, Twine, Double-Ended Banner Die, Royal Velvet satin ribbon, Martha Stewart Glitter, Quickie glue pen

7 comments:

Dana said...

I love the colors of the first one Melissa...soothing yet beautiful. And that Faux Fun BG stamp is FABULOUS! The well-placed buttons just bring it all together.
The lavender moon looks so good with RV. Pretty, pretty, pretty especially with that dabs of glitter!

LittleSurferGirl said...

These are SO pretty, Melissa! You are the QUEEN of embossing! It just makes everything look more detailed. I really should try it more often! Great cards!

Belinda said...

So pretty! The pink is pretty with the blue and the purples are so nice as well!

IamDerby said...

Very pretty! The first one matches your blog perfectly!

Mara... said...

These are beautiful. I LOVE the rose ribbon on the first card!!!

Joan B said...

both gorgeous!

Niki Estes said...

Beautiful cards, Melissa! I love the simple designs that really let the images and ribbon shine.