Wednesday, 7 January 2009

Happy Birthday - Mojo Monday card

I made a card for my Mother's birthday using this week's sketch on the Mojo Monday blog. Here is the sketch:
Here is the full sized version of my card which ended up measuring 7 by 8 inches!

I made a card base out of red cardstock. The stripey background cardstock is My Mind's Eye ~ Laundry Line: Coastal "Lucky" Lucky Run Paper. I love this cardstock with it's shimmery touchy feel.

I coloured up Magnolia ~ Tilda with Sunflower with my Copic markers.

As this card is not intended for the summertime, I decided to cut out the sunflower that Tilda is holding and replace it with a flower which I made from a paper flower, a rub on from K&Co ~ Glitter Rub Ons: Urban Rhapsody and a brad through the centre. The border around Tilda and the butterfly are from the same set of rub-ons.

The circles are all cut from My Mind's Eye ~ Laundry Line: Coastal "Curious" Curiously Large Spots paper. I rolled up the edges and added Anna Griffin rub-ons for 'MUM'.

The 'Happy Birthday' tag is made from a Papermania ~ Secret Garden stamp. The sentiment is by Penny Black. I inked the stamps up with Colorbox inks and clear embossed them. The strip of sheer gold ribbon is from my stash. The shaped flower buttons are Doodlebug ~ Ladybug Posies and Swimming Pool Posies which I stitched on with gold DMC thread.

Thank you for looking.


having a {me} day


Chris said...

Wow some stunning cards there girlie :D One of my favourite things to do right now is curling the edges of my papers so I especially love how you did the word Mum and curled the edges of the circles...just gawgus :D
Chris xx

deb said...

Kat this is awesome! Your mom will love it! I love all the distressing you do on your cards! I have to practice more!
Great job!
big hugz to you!!!

Tina said...

This is just gorgeous, i love this Tilda, she is so cute and the DP you used is just scrummy.... Crafty Hugs Tina xx

Julee (Vervegirl) said...

This is so cute! Thanks for playing! :)