Wednesday, June 13, 2012

More Cards to Share

In May, Canadian Scrapbooker hosted a Card-a-Ganza in which the design team showcased sixteen companies by creating a variety of Mother's Day cards.

This was a difficult assignment for me.  Truth be told, I procrastinated a bit because it was my first Mother's Day for which I did not have a mom to honour - my mom passed in 2004 and my mother in law, this past August.

I finally did get a couple of cards done but then of course packaged them up to send to the magazine and completely forgot to snap photos first (again)!  I've had them back for a few weeks but am finally getting a chance to blog and share them.

Here's my first card:

Supplies:  Bazzill Basics cardstock; Magenta patterned paper; myStamp BOX stamps (Straightforward); Tim Holtz Distress ink; Spellbinders Shapeabilities dies (Foliage); My Favourite Things Die-namics dies (Mini Rolled Roses); Ranger Color Wash; Glue Dots; The Twinery twine; doily from stash.

The other one I completed was a tri-fold card that I have seen some friends make.  It looked so interesting that I thought I'd try it!  You can find tons of tutorials on the web - just Google "tri fold card".  Here's my version, using the Colour Me Softly line from Magenta:

Supplies used:  Bazzill Basics cardstock; Magenta patterned paper; Spellbinders Nestabilities (Standard Circles - Large) and Shapeabilities dies (Foliage); My Favourite Things Die-namics dies (Loopy Bloom, Mini Rolled Roses); Marvy Uchida scalloped punch; Glue Dots; Making Memories rhinestone brads.

Using my printer, I printed the sentiment, "Happy Mother's Day to someone who is like a Mother to me" onto white cardstock, making it more suitable for those who are missing their moms on Mother's Day.  This is what the tri-fold looks like when opened:

Happy Belated Mother's Day to all of the moms and pseudo-moms out there!  Be sure to check out my CS teammates' and guest designers' cards, too, for inspiration:  Christy (here and here), Jayme (here and here), Jennifer, Connie (here, here and here), Kelly (here, here and here), Cari, Jackie (here and here), Kim and Katharina.


  1. Love your cards Sue. They are so gorgeous. Love the tri-fold card so much. The purples and the flowers and foliage are so pretty.

  2. Love the handmade elements here Sue. That lavender is perfect!


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