Monday, May 2, 2016

Mother's Day Bouquet Card


Hello friends!  Warning - Mother's Day is sneaking up on us!!! This Sunday is Mother's Day in the US, and also the theme of this week's Bitten By the Bug 2 challenge.  Our design team sister Emily has asked us to use either a Bouquet of Flowers or a Vase of Flowers on a Mother's Day project.  I chose this bouquet from the Dimensional Scene - Pretty cartridge in Design Space.

 
There were two cartridges used to create this card, Dimensional Scene - Pretty, as I mentioned above, and also Splendid Soires.  All of the colors in the bouquet were changed to fit my color scheme for the card. I also added an additional matting layer to the card, the blue layer, using the copy and cut features.  The lace matting layers are from the Splendid Soires cartridge. I love the look of the lacy layer behind the bouquet, almost as if the flowers are wrapped in lacy paper.

I finished the card with white gel pen art.  I thought the scallops looked much better with thick white pen lines and highlights on the flowers.


If you have not already been to the Bitten by the Bug 2 blog, you need to rush right over and check out the fabulous Mother's Day floral projects the design team created.   And then you will want to create your own Mother's Day flower bouquet or vase project!  Be sure to share your project with us this week, simply link in to this weeks post.  I cannot wait to see what you create!!

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2 comments:

Caroline said...

Oh so pretty! This image is definitely a favorite of mine. I love all your doodling and the pretty colors. The doily looks so fabulous behind the flowers!

Sharon said...

WOWZERS!!!! This is just beautiful Susan!!!! :)