Wednesday, April 22, 2015

# 9 - Mother's Day

"My mother - is the bones of my spine keeping me straight and true, she is my blood making sure it runs rich and strong. She is the beating of my heart I cannot imagine a life without her"

Created the quilled flower using 3mm strips of 2 pink shades. I created 2 flowers and then layered them. Then quilled the leaves and a little grass. Cut-out the oval shape and gold embossed the sentiment onto it. Completed the card by pasting all the pieces together and adding the pearl lace around the oval cut-out.

Here I have used watercolor pencils to create the background. I used all shades of green and light brown pencils and just scribbled on the paper. Later I spritzed some water and just used the watercolor brush to blend the colors. 
I have used scalloped punch to create the red flowers.

The minute I completed this card, I totally fell in love with it. Didn't expect it to turn out so well. Quilled the 2 flowers with 3mm yellow and brown strips. Quilled just 2 sprigs of grass and added a few pearls. To give the window effect to this card, I used Distress Ink - Wild Honey and the MFT stencil and then stamped the sentiment.

I am definately gonna post this card to my Mum in India :-) ..... I hope she loves this...

Quilled 2 flowers with 3mm red and yellow strips. The smaller flower is quilled using the husking technique and bigger one is done using beehive technique. I absolutely love the effect the beehive technique brings to the flowers.  Quilled the sprigs of leaves using 3mm green strips.

I border punched the yellow cardstock and pasted the quilled creations onto it and stamped the sentiment.

A little something for Grandmom's :-)...
This card is my first take on the gate fold cards and I really liked the way it has turned out as it was the first I have tried this.I have punched and embossed the flowers and leaves. Used patterned paper for the gates and the walls. Finally stamped the sentiment on one of the gates.

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