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Wednesday, January 07, 2009

Happy Birthday Mom!

I thought that I'd give you all a little peek at the card that I made Mom for her birthday today. I had to make it of course with her in the same room, but she did not see it. We always craft together and we really never pay attention to each other until one of us says "oops".



Mom is kinda a "flowery" type person so I pulled out the SU! set Time Well Spent. I love that set!!! The base card is Chocolate Chip that I layered with a piece of Heidi Grace DP. I added some of the Top Note die cuts that my dear friend Mary Beth over at Stampin Space sent me. Actually she sent me the buttons, striped grosgrain ribbon and designer brad. I did not want to "waste" them so I've been saving them and I'm glad that I did!!

I colored the flowers with my watercolors and added some stickles to give them a little pop. I punched a piece of the DP scrap with my scallop circle punch and the circle with my 1 3/8" circle punch. I stamped one of the flowers from the set and colored it in with watercolors and my SU! markers, sponged some Old Olive ink around it and added stickles to it. I used pop dots to adhere it to the card. I glued down the buttons and brad and stamped the sentiment from Hero Arts in Old Olive ink and I was complete. I think that she will like it, don't you?

Well enough for today. When someone in our house has a birthday that person gets to pick out what they want for dinner ~ if they want to go out or stay in ~ and what type of cake they want. Well Mom wants meatloaf (I make a pretty good meatloaf) and chocolate cake. So, I've got to get busy.

Hope you all have a wonderful day!
Hugs,

Joani

10 comments:

renee said...

beautiful card joani I am sure your mom will love it. Thanks for sharing and wish your mom a happy birthday from your blogging friend. Blessings. Renee

Carmen O. said...

What a beautiful card Joani! I love all the detail. Wish your mom Happy Birthday for me. My mom's birthday was this past Sunday.

Barb said...

This card is a true beauty, bet your Mom's loving this one. Happy Birthday Rose.

Nicola said...

OMG. I forgot your mom's birthday. I have not got off to a good cardmaking start this year. My organisation has gone all to pot.

It's a beautiful card. Please wish Rose a very happy birthday for me.

Hugs
Nic

Trudy Osborn said...

What a wonderful card! So many wonderful details!

Cynthia said...

Your mom is going to love her card, because I know I do. You did a beautiful card!!

Cynthia

kssdesigns said...

This is a great card Joani and I know your Mom will love it.

Gabby said...

You know Joani...when I saw this card on SCS when I was looking for ideas to use my TWS set...my jaw dropped! Then when I saw who made it...it was no surprise anymore...lol. This card is beautiful Joani! Once again another horrible start to the New Year by forgetting B-days. Happy Belated Birthday Rose!!!

JoanOttevanger said...

A very pretty card>
I have for you a award on my blog
http://scrapmum.blogspot.com

Barb said...

Joani, this is just beautiful! I love the layout, papers, buttons... everything! I'm sure your mom will love it!