Monday, April 15, 2013

Happy Mother's Day card

 Happy Monday, All!

I wanted to share my mom's Mother's Day card.  At first glance you may question my colors but the colors are "my mom's colors".  My mom used to wear the most beautiful black shirts with roses on them.  I have no idea how she was able to find the variety of black shirts with roses but she did...and she looked stunning in them.  Her hair was long, jet black and her eyes green.  Her eyes just popped when she wore those shirts.  Her hair is grey now so I had to add that color to the card.  The roses were obviously a must.  It is difficult to look at roses and not think of my mom.

The card used JustRite's Lace Background stamp (CL-03920) embossed in black.  To accentuate the roses, I used copic marker Garnet in the areas shown and applied Stickles.  Spellbinders dies Labels Nine (S4-310), A2 Filigree Delight (S5-177) and Twisted Metals Tags and Accents (S5-071) were also used.  The white Labels Nine die cut was also dry embossed.  The "Happy Mother's Day" sentiment is JustRite's Fancy Frames (CL-02070).

Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!

This card is entered into the following challenges:
JustRite Challenge #094 Sketch:
Two Creative Chicks, Mother's Day:


  1. Oh Kathy this is stunning you've done your Mom proud . Love how you colored the the background stamp sure makes it POP and really like the layout with all the layering of dies.

  2. Such a beautiful card. Thanks for linking up over at 2 Creative Chicks

    Have a creative day.
    Hugs Nana
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    1. Hi Nana!

      Thanks for stopping by and leaving the sweet comment!

      Really like your is do fun and happy!

      Kathy Jo

  3. Wow, this is absolutely gorgeous!! I love the color's so elegant and beautiful!! The layering is awesome!! What a fabulous card - your Mom will love it!! Have a great evening :)

    A Mermaid's Crafts

  4. So pretty! Isn't that lace stamp just gorgeous embossed? I love all they layering of the die cuts too! Great work!

  5. The Elegance and Beauty of this card is absolutely AMAZING!!Perfect color combo and the roses are just GORGEOUS!
    Thanks for linking up at 2 Creative Chicks. I am now a new Follower.
    Have a wonderful day,
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  6. This is such a gorgeous card. I love the black, red and gray color scheme. I love all the die layering. Wonderfully done.

  7. SO ELEGANT! Love the black lace stamp! Thanks for sharing again at JustRite Inspiration ;-)

  8. This is a gorgeous take on the sketch! The lace background is stunning! Blessings! Kathy

  9. I'm loving the black and red color scheme is gorgeous and I love the roses. What a beautiful tribute to your mother.

  10. Sooo GORGEOUS, Kathy! LOVE that lace BG stamp -- used it for my hubby's DD's wedding invitations. Your color combo and tribute to your Mother just make it even more special!!!

  11. Absolutely fabulous! Love the story behind it. This card is the essence of elegant.

  12. Love your color combination!! So very elegant!

  13. WOW!! This is BEAUTIFUL!! I LOVE the colors and all of the FUN layers!! So AMAZING!! THANKS for sharing and for visiting my blog and leaving such a Sweet Comment!! Means ALOT!! Have a Fabulous Week!! =)

  14. Wow, this is a stunning card. Love the dramatic feel with those colours, your Mum is going to love it! I might have to get myself that background lace stamp it's extremely effective. Thanks also for the congrats for my honourable mention too. Tracy xx


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