Saturday, May 3, 2014

Wonderful Mother CMCC NO.18

May 3, 2014

It was a gorgeous day!  I spent the whole morning planting flowers.  I always plant a lot of pots on my deck so that I can enjoy them all summer.  I do love the way they look.  I know my Daddy was smiling down from heaven today when he saw me planting flowers.  He was a farmer at heart and loved to watch things grow.  I guess I still have a lot of Indiana Farm Girl in me!

I wanted to make a card for The Colour Me Challenge this week.  It was fun to choose the color combo you wanted to use this week.  That was perfect for me because I wanted to make my 85 year old Mommy's Mother's Day card.  She loves greens and brown tones and purple.  I know she will love the distressed look and the old fence, too.  I hope you like it, too!


My five colors are:  Crumb Cake, Gumball Green, So Saffron, Wisteria Wonder and Naturals White.  







Stampin' Up! Products:

Paper:  Crumb Cake, Gumball Green, Naturals White, Gumball Green Designer Series Paper

Ink:  Crumb Cake, Wisteria Wonder, So Saffron, Gumball Green

Stamps Sets:  Everything Eleanor, Delightful Dozen

Tools:  Stampin' Trimmer, Snail Adhesive, Big Shot Cutting Machine, Envelope Liner Framelit, Paper Snips, Stampin' Dimensionals, Bird Punch, Scalloped Oval Punch, Sponge Dauber, Distressing Tool

Embellishments:  Linen Thread, Pearls

Don't forget to remember your Mom on Mother's Day.  I am very thankful and blessed to have my Mom.  I only wish we didn't live so far apart.

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Have a wonderful Sunday!

Happy Stampin!
Claire

4 comments:

  1. what a beautiful card you created for your mom, claire! love all the distressing... thanks so much for playing along with Colour Me!

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    1. Thank you very much, Rosemary! I appreciate your kind comments! XX

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  2. Absolutely gorgeous card, love the pretty flowers against the distressed wood background. Great work! Thanks for joining us this week at Colour Me...!

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    1. Thank you very much, Katie! I am so happy to hear from you! XX

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