COPICS Distress Inks Techniques

Mother’s Day Card Set

Happy Mothers Day to all the moms out there! I also know there are many who struggle with this holiday and I just wanted you to know I am am thinking of you all as well. I created a set of Mother’s Day cards to mail to all the mom figures in my life!

I did this very last minute, shame shame on me! Using The Ton’s Wildflower Banner stamp set and the Mini MISTI, I was able to make these in a jiff! I colored each floral banner with Copic Markers. Now I am not the best at Copics, like at all! So I just did so quick flicking with the markers with a couple of different colors in the same color family on each card.

I kept the card design fairly simple. Partly because I am a clean and simple gal and the other part – did I mention I made these last minute? LOL! I embellished each card with coordinating colors of the Nuvo Drops. Nuvo drops come in three different styles: Jewel, Glitter and Translucent. I used whatever style the color that matched the color I colored the flowers… Each flower center has some of the White Blizzard Glitter Drops. LOVE that. Let’s take a look at each card – same exact design just different colors.

See the glittery center in each flower? And a few drops scattered around the floral cluster?  You can also see the inked edges up close. I lightly blended some tea dye distress ink to make the card appear more aged. For some reason, in my mind it makes me think the card is more elegant! I do not know. I am crazy. It also coordinated with the card base color and the bit of color I added to the banner itself.

So there you have it. Some quick and easy Mother’s Day card for all you last minute wonders out there! :):) Have a fabulous weekend!!!!

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  1. Beth Holt says:

    These are beautiful! What a great gift!

  2. Simply lovely for any Mom!

  3. janellegr says:

    OMG! Simply wonderful cards. I love how intricate they look and the gorgeous colours you’ve used. ☺ Big HUGS to you on your own Mother’s day.

  4. These are lovely, friend! ♥

  5. Lynne Ingram says:

    These are absolutely lovely and do not look at all like last minute.

  6. Tara Prince says:

    Beautiful cards!!

  7. What gorgeous Mother’s Day Gifts you made, Laurel! Who wouldn’t want one of these beauties (and coloured beautifully, I might add!)? Thanks also, for remembering those whose Mothers aren’t around anymore. Happy Mother’s Day to you! Hugs!

  8. shona16 says:

    What a great idea and beautiful. Thanks for remembering those who don’t have Moms to celebrate or aren’t able to be Moms. It is a wonderful day to celebrate.

  9. Annette says:

    Laurel, These are beautiful! Wishing you a wonderful Mother’s Day?

  10. Susie Moore says:

    Laurel, these are beautiful!! Happy Mother’s Day to you as well.

  11. gertrude61 says:

    These are so striking and so pretty. I love the CAS design.

  12. Maggie B says:

    Hi Laurel ~ These are absolutely beautiful and I’m sure that each of the Mom figures in your life will treasure them. Nicely done my friend, especially for last minute! ~HUGS~

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