Mothering Sunday: Pink camellias

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I always make two Mother’s Day cards; the first one was for my other half’s mum and this one — which has to be a Mothering Sunday card — is for mine. Another Power Poppy digi because Marcella’s gorgeous illustrations make it so easy to create beautiful images.

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Mothering Sunday: Bouquet and birds

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Another catch-up post; this card was originally made on February 27th.

This card was for my mum. For her, it always has to be “Mothering Sunday” rather than “Mother’s Day” — something which made finding store-bought cards increasingly tricky. Rather less traditionally, there also have to be some cute critters on there.

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Mother’s Day card: Flowers and bunnies

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What:

After thinking I had loads of time before Mother’s Day came around, this morning I suddenly realised that it is next weekend and, as I hate having to rush things, I really ought to pull my finger out and get a card done for my mum.

It’s also day four of The Daily Marker 30 day colouring challenge so my plan to have cute animals among flowers could also be today’s challenge entry.
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Mother’s Day card: watercolour flowers

Mother's Day flowers

What:

Rather than creating a straight-line panel, I used stamps and masking to build up a flower pattern following the basic angled shape and then fussy cut around the flowers. This was my first attempt at slightly more complex masking and I’m rather pleased with how it turned out, though fussy cutting Distress watercolour paper without creasing it is not the easiest of tasks.
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