Monday, May 9, 2016

Shimmer & Glitter Mother's Day -

Hello & Happy Monday Everyone!
I hope you all had a Fabulous Weekend!
Did you enjoy your Mother's Day? I certainly did...
It was wonderful getting a call from my older boys and
spending some quality time with my youngest! My mom
lives with us, so she is always here to celebrate with us! :)

Speaking of Mom - I thought I would share the card
I made her for Mother's Day - She reads my blog so
I make sure not to post anything for her until after
she has received it - :)

Here's the card I made her --

My Mother likes the Color Purple - I'm more of a Blue Gal, but when
I'm thinking of her - I think Shades of purple! :)
I watched a video by Jennifer McGuire the other night with
Double Sided Adhesive, Glitter, & Copic Markers
and thought I would give it a go ---

Now, I don't have any Copic Markers (to rich for my blood) but
thought I would try with my Spectrum Noir Markers -
Well, when that didn't work for me - I tried using my
Tim Holtz Distress inks - and that worked!
So, here's how I created this card -

Cardstock - Stampin' Up, American Crafts
Designer Paper - Kaiser Craft (Violet Crush) Recollections (Color Splash)
"Happy" Die & Sentiment - My Craft Spot (No Longer in Business)
Butterfly Die - Gina Marie (Whimsical Butterfly)
Circle Frame Collage Cut - Silhouette Store (# 61897)
White Glitter - Stampin' Up
Tim Holtz Distress inks - Milled Lavender, Dusty Concord, 
Shaded Lilac, Seedless Preserves

I cut only the circles out on a piece of white cardstock - using the
"no cut" for the outside circle design - then I went back with a piece 
of my purple designer paper to cut out the outside layer -
I then cut a piece of 2 3/4" x 4" white cardstock
added double sided adhesive to it - then poured
white glitter over it - burnished the glitter into the adhesive
so it would stick - then pulled out my blending tool &
the Distress inks - and started to blend my colors together
on the glitter - which changed it from white glitter to the pretty 
colors I used! I attached the 2 3/4" x 4 glitter to the backside
of the cut out circles - so they could "peek" through -
Added the Happy Die - then the sentiment - Cut out
the lovely butterflies and added dimensionals to "POP" them
up on the card - 

I really like the "CAS" look of this one
with all the shimmer & glitter it has - and so did my Mom
Which is the most important part of my card! :)


I'm Entering the Following Challenges:

DL Art Thankful Thursday Challenge - Mother's Day
DL Art May Linky Challenge - Anything Goes
Jo's Scrap Shack - Anything Goes
Decorate to Celebrate - Anything Goes
PDE Linky Party - Anything Goes
Silhouette Challenges - Anything Goes
Little Scrap Pieces - Show it off Saturday



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23 comments:

  1. Soft and beautiful card you created... I Love it Theresa!
    Happy Mother's Day my friend

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  2. This is beautiful! I love how your glitter turned out. Bet your mom loved it. Hope you had a fabulous Mother's Day.

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  3. This is stunning, Theresa!! The colors are shimmer are so fabulous!! I love the pretty butterflies!! I know your mom will treasure this!! It's so gorgeous!! Have a great day!! Big hugs :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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  4. Gorgeous card and design! I absolutely love al of the sparkle and shine on your card. Those butterflies are so pretty! Super cool technique you used for the glitter! I hope you had a lovely Mother's Day, I'm sure your mom loved her card!

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  5. Beautiful card. Love the glitter and shine. The butterfly are stunning and make such a impact on the card. I know your mom will love it.
    Have a creative day.
    Hugs Nana
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  6. Love the pretty butterflies!! A beautiful card my friend!
    Have a blessed day,
    Migdalia
    Crafting With Creative M

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  7. This is absolutely beautiful! Gorgeous butterflies too!

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  8. So glad you had a wonderful Mother's Day!!! I love your beautiful card! The iridescent colors are so fun and I just love the butterflies~Super cute my friend!
    Hugs,
    Sherrie K

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  9. Theresa your card is beautiful I love the shimmer and the paper you used for the butterflies is so pretty. Glad to hear you had a wonderful mothers day. I love it.
    Thank you for entering the DL.ART THANKFUL THURSDAY challenge #179-“Mother’s Day” for this challenge. Have a blessed day
    DIANA L.

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  10. Beautiful! I love the look of the shimmery purple! So glad you found a way to make it work with your Spectrums too!

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  11. Well now, this is shimmering goodness. Pretty! Thanks for linking up at PDE Linky Party.
    Owner / DT Janis

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  12. Oh WOW!!!! This is awesomeness for sure Theresa!!! I so love the butterflies and how you did the shimmer and sparkle with the glitter and inks! WOW!!!! Awesome!!!!!!!! :)

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  13. Beautiful Mother's Day card! Love all the pretty purple and glitter! Those shimmery butterflies are gorgeous too! Thanks for playing along with us at DL.ART Thankful Thursdays!

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  14. Beautiful card. Thank you for joining us at PDE Linky Party.

    Sue - PDE Linky Party DT
    http://suek86401.blogspot.com/

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  15. What a beautiful card, Theresa!!!! Love the gorgeous butterflies!!! Have a great day.
    Gerda

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  16. This is so beautiful, Theresa! I'm not surprised your mom loves it... it is truly magical. You clearly were inspired by the video, as this card is stunning. I love the design, the abundance of colorful sparkle, and of course the shiny butterflies. :o) This is incredibly gorgeous, my dear friend! And I'm so happy you had a wonderful Mother's Day. :o)

    Hugs and blessings,
    Karen

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  17. What a lovely card! I"m sure your Mom love this beautiful, sparkly, purple card! That glitter looks amazing!

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  18. What a wonderful mothers day card.Thanks for joining us over at Jo's Scrap Shack for Funday Friday Challenges.

    Amanda DT

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  19. This is so pretty. Love the shimmer! TFS

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  20. Beautiful!! Your butterflies are stunning!! I'm glad I don't have to worry about my mom reading my blog; I'm pretty sure she doesn't even know what one is. : ) Thanks for playing with Jo's Scrap Shack.

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  21. You did such a wonderful job creating your mom's card! I love the techniques you used!

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  22. A lovely shimmery card-I am sure your Mother loved it!
    Thanks so much for sharing with us in our May Shilouette Challenge Showcase.

    ♥ Sue Kment

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