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Hello Mom!

Hi friends - I am SO excited to be a part of the Butterfly Reflections design team, so very excited!

My boss requested a mother's day card, I said "what colors are you thinking"; he stared at me blankly for a solid minute and said "she wears black, that's all she wears"; well me too buddy, so we can do this! ;)

I made sure the background had some fun black (actually light AND dark gray) going on using a stencil and added lots of color and dimension to the gorgeous flowers from Concord and 9th, Hello Lovely set. The image was embossed twice, once on Ranger water color paper and once on Copic card stock for the pieces cut to add dimension.

The image was colored with Tombow makers and a water brush. I splashed on lots of color from various inks watered down slightly. Fun, messy and colorful - I used a WPlus9 set for the inside and some washi tape to finish it off.

Thanks for stopping by; have a GREAT hump day!


Stamps: Concord and 9th Hello Lovely, WPlus9 That is All
Papers: Ranger Water Color, Copic card stock, DP by Doodlebug
Ink: VersaMark 
Accessories: white gel pen, stencil, Tombow Markers, water brush, sequins, black embossing powder



  1. Wow!!! This is truly stunning! I'm sure your boss' mom will love it. What a great use of this week's color inspiration. So glad you linked up to this week's Cupcake Inspirations challenge!

  2. This is absolutely gorgeous! I love those fabulous colors!

  3. Love your fun and unique card! You did awesome on it!

  4. OMG! Beautiful colors and the background stripes really add a unique touch. Guess what my Mom is getting for Mother's Day! :)

  5. What a gorgeous card! So pretty! Thank you so much for playing along with us at Cupcake Inspirations!

  6. Gorgeous. Love the flower colors and the background you created. Thanks for giving us a peek at the inside of the card. Very nice touch.

  7. OOH, very pretty! Every mom would love toget this card!!

  8. Oh wow! This is stunning! Love the striped background. Thanks so much for joining us at Cupcake Inspirations.

  9. This card is just stunning!!! So well colored. Thank you for joining us this week at Cupcake Inspirations!

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