.. is so not me!
hi everyone, today is my Mum's birthday. I can't get to see her as I am still down in London, travelling home today. So I wanted to make her a really pretty card. I am not a girlie girl... you may have noticed lol and I don't do pink, or flowery... but this just kind of grew and grew and before I knew it, it was covered in gorgeous Jofy flowers.
I started by painting card with Buff, Banana, Bougainvillea, Caribbean Sea and Guacamole. once dry I stamped the flowers, leaves, stars and hearts from Jofy 22.
These were all cut out.
I then took some linen card and folded it in half (this is a big card)I traced around some of the flowers and cut them out.
Now to fill in the rest of the card with the painted flowers.
Add a little doodling...
Using the tag stamp from the same set i made this little tag then added the sentiment from Jofy 14.
Because I had cut holes in the front of the card, you can of course see through to the inside.. Now I don't usually add insert papers in my cards, but this card needed it.
I took some regular printer paper and my brayer, then added Bougainvillea, Dolly Mix and Buff. I dried it and then added paint to the other side too.
I folded it in half, trimmed off a little, then stuck it inside the card with double sided tape. It looked a little boring inside, so I added leftover flowers and some random lines in Bougainvillea using an old credit card.
I think this just finished it off, ready for the message to be written.
Finally I added liquid pearls to the flower centres.
Here is the card finished with the painted insert paper showing through the cutouts on the front.
This uses my 2 least liked colours, pink and *shudder* yellow...( I really dislike yellow) but somehow it all works and while it 'isn't me' ..I do actually like it. Hope my Mum likes it too.