Sunday, March 9, 2014

Mother's Day

Sorry for the extended absence here.  I have been having major difficulty in making a sympathy card for a co-worker and am still working on it.

I am tired of the shades of gray, brown and dark colors and need some color therapy.  I used the Avery Elle set to prepare this Mother's Day card:


I have always loved making my own background by random stamping.  It's just so fun!  The original sketch from Atlantic Hearts Sketch challenge looks like this:

I got my much needed color therapy.  Back to working on the Sympathy card.

Thanks for stopping by!

CRAFT challenge - Mother's Day/Feminine
Just Inspirational - flowers
Papertake - Anything Goes
Lexi's Creation - Mother's Day

11 comments:

  1. Beautiful and colorful...........makes me think that spring might come any day !! Thanks for sharing with us at AHSC!!

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  2. well I agree!! the colours are beautiful, bright and cheerful!! :) thanks for joining us at AHSC

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  3. Love all the different colors. Beautiful card. Thanks for playing along at AHSC.

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  4. I love the colours on your card, they are so bright and cheery and I am buried under snow here in Canada so it is a welcome change and so cute. Thanks for playing along at AHSC!

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  5. Very nice Joyce! I love how you did the background such pretty colors.

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  6. like the colours you used here. Just found them, and glad to see them used. Thanks for joining us here at AHSC again.

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  7. Gorgeous! I thought you had used paper at first- your stamping technique is wonderful! Thanks for playing with AHSC this week.

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  8. Wonderfully bright and cherry card! I hope it gave you the break that you were needing. Thank you for playing along with us at Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge and I hope you join us again next week.

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  9. Beautiful card, so pretty, thanks for joining in with our challenge at CRAFT this week, x carol

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  10. Hi Joyce sorry to hear your having to make a sympathy card, they are not easy to make are they.

    Your card is beautiful, thanks for sharing at Lexis.

    Hugs Julie xxx

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  11. Lovely bright and cheerful card Joyce, love the colours. Thanks for sharing with us at Lexis, Susan x

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