May 10, 2011

Mother's Day Gift

Does this count for a Make it Monday challenge if I made it on Sunday? Probably not, but I actually used the Selective Inking technique demonstrated in this week's video! I also stamped inside of my card, though it is not anywhere near as pretty as Erin Lincoln's card.

I purchased these Vera Bradley item's for my Mom for Mother's Day and wanted to make a coordinating card. I used multiple stamp sets (all PTI though) and inks (PTI and Memento) on PTI CS for the floral background. When I was done with the background I was not sure where to put the sentiment...  so I dug through my dies and found the Tea for Two label die (I have never used it...) and it was the perfect size! Then I went through my new stamp catalog (pictures and post on it to come) and found the perfect sentiment, but it was a long one. So, I carefully inked up "Happy" first, when I was done stamping it I cleaned off my stamp real good, and used scotch tape to cover up the "Happy" and "Day" so that I could ink up "Mother's", once the ink was on I peeled off the tape and stamped "Mother's" in the middle. "Day" was easy since it was on the end and I could ink it up on it's own.
Before adding the ribbon and tag I decided that the background needed a little something else, so I broke out my score-tape and some Martha Stewart glitter and made a glitter border around the background. Once the ribbon and tag were adhered, I popped the panel up on SU dimensionals on the card base which was made out of the same PTI CS.
I stamped a little more on the inside of the card and then put everything in a gift bag. I am not really thrilled with how the gift bag turned out, but Mom loved it.




10 comments:

zainy3018 said...

Very pretty! And it coordinates so well with the Vera gifts! Such fun bright colors too!

Marybeth said...

Oh my , this is all so beautiful, I also love how you did the design behind the flower on the bag.

Chris said...

Wow! This is beautiful!

Lisa said...

So very pretty, I really like the colors!

Lea L. said...

Wow...this is beautiful! Love how coordinated everything is! Great job with PTI's Make It Monday challenge!!

Anne B said...

Your card looks amazing - coordinates so well with the gifts, and that label fits the bill perfectly. I'm sure your Mom loved it :)

Karen C. said...

What a great card, Kelly. Love all the colours and stamps used to make your card.

Michelle said...

What a great gift set - - love all the customizing and the matchy matching that you did!

Emily said...

Very pretty card! I don't think I would have the patience! ;)

Danielle Therese Greenwood said...

What an awesome gift! Love how you made the card coordinate with the pattern on the mug. I think the bag turned out great- your mom was right.