Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Mother's Day Cards

I made these cards for my Mom and my Mother-in-law for Mother's Day. The background is stamped in Versamark ink on Cameo Coral paper with my new stamp set, "Wonderful You". My Mom likes blue, so her card has a Brilliant Blue cup and matting. I used the 1/4" grosgrain ribbon and the 15/16" Chocolate satin ribbon to accent the card. The cup is coloured with SU Markers and blended with a blender pen. The cup is from the stamp set, "Pun Fun". Dimension is added to the card by using SU Dimensionals under the matting as well as the paper with the stamped image on it.

My Mother-in-law likes green, so I did the same card, only used Old Olive instead of the blue and I used the Old Olive Poytwill ribbon.

The one thing that makes these cards really fun (and is actually the reason I used the stamp that I did) is the Card Scent!! I brushed on "Espresso" scent over the edge of the matting and the coffee area of the cup. At first, I thought maybe I put on too much, but by the time my moms got there cards, the scent had become much more subtle and I think I could have actually used more scent. I'll have to experiment with it more.


Melanie aka Batgirl said...

Love these cards! I just did some Cupcake cards and used the cotton candy smell! so fun!!!

beate said...

Lovely cards, gorgeous coloring!
Hugs and smiles